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There are 4 ways to get from Antwerp to Hofstade by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train, line 683 bus  •  46 min

  1. Take the train from Anvers-Central to Malines Ic / ...
  2. Take the line 683 bus from Mechelen Station perron 4 to Hofstade Ontmoetingscentrum 280 / ...

Cheapest option

Line 500 bus  •  1h 41m

  1. Take the line 500 bus from Antwerpen Zuid Perron 3b to Mechelen Station perron 10 500

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Taxi  •  24 min

  1. Take a taxi from Antwerp to Hofstade 30.4 km

Drive  •  24 min

  1. Drive from Antwerp to Hofstade 30.4 km

Antwerp to Hofstade by train and bus

351 Weekly Services
46 min Average Duration
€6 Cheapest Price
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Antwerp → Hofstade
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Hofstade is 800 14689.

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Questions & Answers

The most affordable way to get from Antwerp to Hofstade is to line 500 bus, which costs €2 - €6 and takes 1h 41m.

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The quickest way to get from Antwerp to Hofstade is to taxi which costs €70 - €85 and takes 24 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Antwerp to Hofstade. However, there are services departing from Antwerpen Zuid Perron 3b and arriving at Hofstade Ontmoetingscentrum via Mechelen Station perron 4. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 41m.

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The distance between Antwerp and Hofstade is 26 km. The road distance is 30.4 km.

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The best way to get from Antwerp to Hofstade without a car is to train and line 683 bus which takes 46 min and costs €5 - €10.

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It takes approximately 46 min to get from Antwerp to Hofstade, including transfers.

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Antwerp to Hofstade bus services, operated by De Lijn, depart from Antwerpen Zuid Perron 3b station.

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Antwerp to Hofstade bus services, operated by De Lijn, arrive at Mechelen Station perron 10.

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Yes, the driving distance between Antwerp to Hofstade is 30 km. It takes approximately 24 min to drive from Antwerp to Hofstade.

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  • Distance: 26.3 km
  • Duration: 46 min

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

De Lijn operates a bus from Antwerpen Zuid Perron 3b to Mechelen Station perron 10 hourly. Tickets cost €1 - €3 and the journey takes 1h 20m.

Train operators
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
belgiantrain.be
Train from Anvers-Central to Malines
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
€4 - €7
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
€4 - €7
1st Class
€7 - €10
Bus operators
De Lijn
Phone
070 220 200
Email
delijn
Website
delijn.be
Bus from Mechelen Station perron 4 to Hofstade Ontmoetingscentrum
Ave. Duration
7 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€1 - €3
Website
De Lijn
m-ticket
€2
single ticket
€3
Bus from Antwerpen Zuid Perron 3b to Mechelen Station perron 10
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€1 - €3
Website
De Lijn
m-ticket
€2
single ticket
€3
Other operators
Taxi from Antwerp to Hofstade
Ave. Duration
24 min
Estimated price
€70 - €85
Taxi Local BVBA2
Phone
+32 465 80 76 834
Website
luchthavenvervoer-antwerpen.be
A-Taxi
Phone
+32 3 283 83 93
Website
taxibedrijfantwerpen.be
Antwerp-Tax
Phone
+32 3 238 38 38
Website
antwerp-tax.be

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