There are 4 ways to get from Antwerp to Brussels Central Station by train, rideshare, taxi or car

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Train  •  39 min

  1. Take the train from Antwerpen-Centraal to Bru.-Centraal / Brux.-Central Ic / ...

$7 - $16

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Rideshare  •  1 h

  1. Take the rideshare from Antwerp to Brussels 29.7 miles

$2 - $5

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  35 min

  1. Take a taxi from Antwerp to Brussels Central Station 28.8 miles

$120 - $150

Drive  •  35 min

  1. Drive from Antwerp to Brussels Central Station 28.8 miles

$6 - $9

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The cheapest way to get from Antwerp to Brussels Central Station is to rideshare which costs 2€ - 4€ and takes 1 h.

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The quickest way to get from Antwerp to Brussels Central Station is to taxi which costs 100€ - 130€ and takes 35 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Antwerpen-Centraal and arriving at Bru.-Centraal / Brux.-Central. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 39 min.

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The distance between Antwerp and Brussels Central Station is 42 km. The road distance is 46.1 km.

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The best way to get from Antwerp to Brussels Central Station without a car is to train which takes 39 min and costs 6€ - 13€.

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The train from Antwerpen-Centraal to Bru.-Centraal / Brux.-Central takes 39 min including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.

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Antwerp to Brussels Central Station train services, operated by Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB), depart from Antwerpen-Centraal station.

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Antwerp to Brussels Central Station train services, operated by Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB), arrive at Bru.-Centraal / Brux.-Central station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Antwerp to Brussels Central Station is 46 km. It takes approximately 35 min to drive from Antwerp to Brussels Central Station.

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  • Distance: 26.1 miles
  • Duration: 39 min

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

Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB) operates a train from Antwerp to Brussels Central Station hourly. Tickets cost $7 - $11 and the journey takes 39 min. Dutch Railways (NS) also services this route hourly.

Train operators
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
b-rail.be
Train from Antwerpen-Centraal to Bru.-Centraal / Brux.-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 - $16
Dutch Railways (NS)

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 Antwerpen-Centraal to Brussel-Centraal
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $16
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

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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 Central Station
Ave. Duration
35 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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