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There are 3 ways to get from Brussels to Dessel by train, bus or car

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Train  •  2 h

  1. Take the train from Brux.-Nord/Brus.-Noord to Herentals Ic / ...
  2. Take the train from Herentals to Mol Ic / ...

$17 - $24

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Bus  •  3 h 19 min

  1. Take the bus from Brussels, Brussels-North station to Antwerp 822 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Antwerpen Centraal Station perron 1 to Turnhout Station perron 6 410 / ...

$10 - $12

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Drive  •  1 h 7 min

  1. Drive from Brussels to Dessel 61.8 miles

$12 - $19

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The cheapest way to get from Brussels to Dessel is to bus which costs 9€ - 11€ and takes 3 h 19 min.

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The quickest way to get from Brussels to Dessel is to drive which costs 11€ - 17€ and takes 1 h 7 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Brussels station to Dessel. However, there are services departing from Brussels, Brussels-North station and arriving at Dessel Markt via Antwerpen Centraal Station perron 1 and Turnhout Station perron 2. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 19 min.

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The distance between Brussels and Dessel is 69 km. The road distance is 98.8 km.

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The best way to get from Brussels to Dessel without a car is to train which takes 2 h and costs 15€ - 21€.

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It takes approximately 2 h to get from Brussels to Dessel, including transfers.

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Brussels to Dessel bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Brussels, Brussels-North station.

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The best way to get from Brussels to Dessel is to train which takes 2 h and costs 15€ - 21€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 9€ - 11€ and takes 3 h 19 min.

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Brussels to Dessel bus services, operated by De Lijn, arrive at Turnhout Station perron 6.

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Yes, the driving distance between Brussels to Dessel is 99 km. It takes approximately 1 h 7 min to drive from Brussels to Dessel.

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  • Distance: 43 miles
  • Duration: 2 h

What companies run services between Brussels, Belgium and Dessel, Belgium?

You can take a train from Brussels to Dessel via Herentals, Mol, and Mol Station perron 4 in around 2 h. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Brussels to Dessel via Antwerp, Antwerpen Centraal Station perron 1, Turnhout Station perron 6, and Turnhout Station perron 2 in around 3 h 19 min.

Train operators
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
belgiantrain.be
Train from Brux.-Nord/Brus.-Noord to Herentals
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
belgiantrain.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$8 - $12
1st Class
$12 - $18
Train from Herentals to Mol
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
belgiantrain.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$5 - $8
1st Class
$8 - $12
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Brussels, Brussels-North station to Antwerp
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$2 - $5
Website
flixbus.co.uk
De Lijn
Website
delijn.be
Bus from Antwerpen Centraal Station perron 1 to Turnhout Station perron 6
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
delijn.be

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There are 210+ hotels available in Dessel. Prices start at $79 USD per night.

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