There are 5 ways to get from Antwerp to Brussels by train, bus, taxi, car or rideshare

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train  •  34 min

  1. Take the train from Antwerpen-Centraal to Brussel-Zuid/Midi Thalys / ...

$7 - $35

Cheapest option

Bus  •  50 min

  1. Take the bus from Antwerp to Brussels Schaerbeek - North Train station 817 / ...

$2 - $50

3 alternative options

Taxi  •  34 min

  1. Take a taxi from Antwerp to Brussels 28.3 miles

$120 - $150

Drive  •  34 min

  1. Drive from Antwerp to Brussels 28.3 miles

$5 - $9

Rideshare  •  54 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Antwerp to Brussels 29.7 miles

$2 - $5

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Antwerp to Brussels is to bus which costs 1€ - 45€ and takes 50 min.

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The quickest way to get from Antwerp to Brussels is to train which costs 6€ - 30€ and takes 34 min.

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The distance between Antwerp and Brussels is 41 km. The road distance is 45.3 km.

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The train from Antwerpen-Centraal to Brussel-Zuid/Midi takes 34 min including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Antwerp and arriving at Brussels Schaerbeek - North Train station station. Services depart every two hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 50 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Antwerpen-Centraal and arriving at Brussel-Zuid/Midi. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 34 min.

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

Thalys operates a train from Antwerp to Brussels hourly. Tickets cost $18 - $35 and the journey takes 34 min. Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB) also services this route hourly. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Antwerp to Brussels every 4 hours. Tickets cost $2 - $5 and the journey takes 50 min. Turancar also services this route once a week.

Train operators
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Antwerpen-Centraal to Brussel-Zuid/Midi
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $35
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$18 - $35
1st Class
$35 - $45
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
b-rail.be
Train from Anvers-Central to Bruxelles-Central
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$7 - $11
1st Class
$11 - $17
Bus operators
FlixBus
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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Antwerp to Brussels, Brussels-North station
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$2 - $5
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Turancar
Other operators
BlaBlaCar
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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Antwerp to Brussels
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$2 - $5
Book at
blablacar.co.uk
Taxi from Antwerp to Brussels
Ave. Duration
34 min
Estimated price
$120 - $150
Antwerp-Tax
Phone
+32 3 238 38 38
Website
antwerp-tax.be
Berchem Taxi
Phone
+32 3 239 60 60
Website
taxiberchemluchthavenvervoer.be
A-Taxi
Phone
+32 3 283 83 93
Website
taxibedrijfantwerpen.be

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