There are 4 ways to get from Antwerp to Brussels Central Station by train, 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.

Recommended option

Train  •  41 min

  1. Take the train from Antwerpen Centraal to Bruxelles-Central Intercity

$7 - $11

Cheapest option

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

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 every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $7 - $11 and the journey takes 41 min.

Train operators
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
b-rail.be
Train from Antwerpen Centraal to Bruxelles-Central
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
belgianrail.be
Purchase a
eurail.com
2nd Class
$7 - $11
1st Class
$11 - $16
Other operators
BlaBlaCar
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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Questions & Answers

The distance between Antwerp and Brussels Central Station is 42 km. The road distance is 46 km.

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

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

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Antwerpen Centraal and arriving at Bruxelles-Central. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 41 min.

The train from Antwerpen Centraal to Bruxelles-Central takes 41 min including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.