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Duration 31 min
Distance 33.1 km
Average price 10€
Frequency 5/hour

Trip overview

The average train between Brussels-South Station and Mechelen takes 31 min and the fastest train takes 25 min. The train runs at least 5 times per hour from Brussels-South Station to Mechelen. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.

Train

  1. Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
  2. Mechelen
35 min
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4€ - 19€

Brussels-South Station to Mechelen train times

Trains run every 15 minutes between Brussels-South Station and Mechelen. The earliest departure is at 14:26 in the afternoon, and the last departure from Brussels-South Station is at 20:45 which arrives into Mechelen at 21:22. All services run direct with no transfers required, and take on average 31 min. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Frequently asked questions

Want to know about travelling from Brussels-South Station to Mechelen? We have put together a list of the most frequently asked questions from our users such as: What is the cheapest mode of transport?, What is the quickest option?, How much do tickets usually cost? and many more.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi and arriving at Malines / Mechelen. Services depart every 15 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 30 min.

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The distance between Brussels-South Station and Mechelen is 24 km. The road distance is 33.1 km.

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Brussels-South Station to Mechelen train services, operated by Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB), depart from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi station.

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Brussels-South Station to Mechelen train services, operated by Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB), arrive at Malines / Mechelen station.

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There are 2612+ hotels available in Mechelen. Prices start at 75€ per night.

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What companies run services between Brussels-South Station and Mechelen?

Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB) operates a train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Malines / Mechelen every 15 minutes. Tickets cost 4€ - 7€ and the journey takes 30 min. Dutch Railways (NS) also services this route 4 times a day.
Train operators
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
4€ - 7€
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
belgiantrain.be
Train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Malines / Mechelen
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
4€ - 7€
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
4€ - 7€
1st Class
7€ - 10€
Dutch Railways (NS)
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
8€ - 19€

Dutch Railways (NS) is the main passenger railway operator in the Netherlands. Founded in 1938, NS connects all major cities in the Netherlands, and offers night trains, international trains, Intercity direct, and trains to and from the airport. NS International is the international subsidiary of NS; their services include high-speed trains such as Thalys, ICE International, Eurostar and TGV, to major European hubs including Paris, London, Brussels, Berlin, Cologne, Frankfurt and Lille.

Contact Details
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Mechelen
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
8€ - 19€
Website
NS
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
8€ - 12€
1st Class
13€ - 19€

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