There are 5 ways to get from Antwerp to Brussels by train, bus, taxi, car or rideshare
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What companies run services between Antwerp, Belgium and Brussels, Belgium?
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB) operates a train from Antwerp to Brussels every 10 minutes. Tickets cost $7 - $12 and the journey takes 46 min. Thalys also services this route hourly. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Antwerp to Brussels twice daily. Tickets cost $2 - $5 and the journey takes 50 min. CityBusExpress also services this route once daily.
Train from Antwerpen Centraal to Bruxelles-Midi
- Ave. Duration
- 46 min
- Every 10 minutes
- Estimated price
- $7 - $12
- 2nd Class
- $7 - $12
- 1st Class
- $12 - $17
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Questions & Answers
How far is it from Antwerp to Brussels?
The distance between Antwerp and Brussels is 41 km. The road distance is 45 km.
What is the cheapest way to get from Antwerp to Brussels?
The cheapest way to get from Antwerp to Brussels is to rideshare which costs 2€ - 4€ and takes 54 min.
What is the fastest way to get from Antwerp to Brussels?
The quickest way to get from Antwerp to Brussels is to taxi which takes 34 min and costs 100€ - 130€.
Is there a direct train between Antwerp and Brussels?
Yes, there is a direct train departing from Antwerpen Centraal and arriving at Bruxelles-Midi. Services depart every 10 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 46 min.
Is there a direct bus between Antwerp and Brussels?
Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Antwerp and arriving at Brussels, Brussels-North station. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 50 min.
How long does it take to get from Antwerp to Brussels?
The train from Antwerpen Centraal to Bruxelles-Midi takes 46 min including transfers and departs every 10 minutes.