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There are 10 ways to get from Antwerp to Montbéliard by train, bus, night bus, car or plane

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Recommended option

Train via Gare Lgv

  1. Take the train from Anvers-Central to Paris Nord
  2. Take the train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Belfort-Montbéliard TGV

Cheapest option

Bus, night bus

  1. Take the bus from Antwerp to Liège Guillemins
  2. Take the night bus from Liège Guillemins to Colmar
  3. Take the night bus from Colmar to Montbéliard

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Train

  1. Take the train from Anvers-Central to Paris Nord
  2. Take the train from Paris-Est to Belfort

Train #2

  1. Take the train from Anvers-Central / Antwerpen-Centraal to Brux.-Nord/Brus.-Noord
  2. Take the train from Brux.-Nord/Brus.-Noord to Namur / Namen
  3. Take the train from Namur / Namen to Luxembourg
  4. Take the train from Luxembourg to Metz Ville
  5. Take the train from Metz Ville to Belfort-Montbéliard TGV

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Antwerp to Freiburg Hauptbahnhof
  2. Take the bus from Freiburg Hauptbahnhof to Montbéliard

Drive

  1. Drive from Antwerp to Montbéliard

Fly Brussels to Basel, train

  1. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Basel (BSL)
  2. Take the train from St Louis to Mulhouse Ville
  3. Take the train from Mulhouse Ville to Belfort
  4. Take the train from Belfort to Montbéliard

Train to Amsterdam Schiphol, fly to Basel, train

  1. Take the train from Anvers-Central to Schiphol Airport
  2. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Basel (BSL)
  3. Take the train from Mulhouse Ville to Belfort

Fly Brussels to Zurich, train

  1. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Zurich (ZRH)
  2. Take the train from Zuerich Hb to Basel Sbb
  3. Take the train from Mulhouse Ville to Belfort

Train to Amsterdam Schiphol, fly to Zurich, train

  1. Take the train from Anvers-Central to Schiphol Airport
  2. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Zurich (ZRH)
  3. Take the train from Zuerich Hb to Basel Sbb
  4. Take the train from Mulhouse Ville to Belfort

Antwerp to Montbéliard by train, walk and bus

The journey time between Antwerp and Montbéliard is around 8h 29m and covers a distance of around 826 km. This includes an average layover time of around 3h 2m. The fastest journey normally takes 6h 5m. Operated by Thalys, Bus RATP, TGV inOui and others, the Antwerp to Montbéliard service departs from Anvers-Central and arrives in Acropole Quai 7. Typically 25 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
5h 27m
Layover time:
3h 2m
Total time:
8h 29m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
6h 5m
Journey distance:
826 km
Services per week:
25
Cheapest price:
-
Carbon emissions:
45 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
08:33
Last service departs at:
20:33

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Antwerp to Montbéliard train, walk and bus schedules

Train services typically run at the following times each day These schedules are estimated
Estimated schedules: These schedules are estimated and based on typical services on an average day. Please check times and availability with the operator before travelling.
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International entry into France from Belgium

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Belgium
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Conditions of entry into France from Belgium

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
This applies to arrivals from Belgium
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Exempted International Movement Certificate for travel required
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  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
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  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 1 days before arrival
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  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
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Rules to follow in France

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Considerations leaving from Belgium

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

Frequently Asked Questions


Yes, but conditions apply when entering France from Belgium.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1 metre
  • Health pass is required for long-distance travel by plane, train or coach, as well as in some public venues
  • Nationwide control measures in place

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Montbéliard is 800 130 000.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Montbéliard is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Montbéliard is 1 metre.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 800 130 000.

No, but conditions apply when returning to Belgium from France.

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Last updated: 18 Sep 2021
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Questions & Answers

The most affordable way to get from Antwerp to Montbéliard is to bus and night bus, which costs €40 - €50 and takes 11h 35m.

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The quickest way to get from Antwerp to Montbéliard is to drive which costs €60 - €95 and takes 5h 35m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Antwerp to Montbéliard. However, there are services departing from Antwerp and arriving at Montbéliard via Freiburg Hauptbahnhof. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12h 15m.

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No, there is no direct train from Antwerp to Montbéliard. However, there are services departing from Anvers-Central and arriving at Montbéliard via Paris-Est and Belfort. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 55m.

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The distance between Antwerp and Montbéliard is 448 km. The road distance is 545.9 km.

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The best way to get from Antwerp to Montbéliard without a car is to train via Gare Lgv which takes 7h 4m and costs €150 - €270.

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It takes approximately 7h 4m to get from Antwerp to Montbéliard, including transfers.

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Antwerp to Montbéliard bus services, operated by FlixBus-de, depart from Antwerp station.

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Antwerp to Montbéliard train services, operated by Thalys, depart from Anvers-Central station.

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The best way to get from Antwerp to Montbéliard is to train via Gare Lgv which takes 7h 4m and costs €150 - €270. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 12h 15m.

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Map of how to get from Antwerp to Montbéliard.
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  • Distance: 447.6 km
  • Duration: 7h 4m

What companies run services between Antwerp, Belgium and Montbéliard, France?

You can take a train from Antwerp to Montbéliard via Paris Nord, Gare De L'est, Gare De Lyon - Diderot, Paris Gare de Lyon, Belfort-Montbéliard TGV, and Gare Lgv in around 7h 4m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Antwerp to Montbéliard via Freiburg Hauptbahnhof in around 12h 15m.

Airlines
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Brussels to Basel
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
€30 - €130
Flights from Brussels to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€130 - €350
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€90 - €330
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Basel
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€90 - €310
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€95 - €370
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Brussels to Basel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Every day
Estimated price
€80 - €240
Flights from Brussels to Zurich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
€180 - €430
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Zurich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Tuesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€150 - €410
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Brussels to Basel
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
€30 - €130
Flights from Brussels to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€130 - €350
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Basel
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€45 - €290
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Zurich via London City
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
€110 - €700
Train operators
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Anvers-Central to Paris Nord
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€85 - €170
Website
Thalys
Standard
€85 - €120
Comfort
€95 - €130
Premium
€120 - €170
Train from Anvers-Central to Schiphol Airport
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€50 - €110
Website
Thalys
Standard
€50 - €75
Comfort
€65 - €85
Premium
€75 - €110
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Belfort-Montbéliard TGV
Ave. Duration
2h 34m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€70 - €95
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€70 - €85
1st Class
€80 - €95
Train from Luxembourg to Metz Ville
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€20 - €35
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€27 - €31
1st Class
€20 - €24
Train from Metz Ville to Belfort-Montbéliard TGV
Ave. Duration
2h 16m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
€55 - €70
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€55 - €65
1st Class
€55 - €70
Train from Zuerich Hb to Basel Sbb
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€24 - €35
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€30 - €35
1st Class
€24 - €29
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Paris-Est to Belfort
Ave. Duration
4h 8m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€120 - €220
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from St Louis to Mulhouse Ville
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€14 - €25
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Mulhouse to Belfort
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€19 - €35
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Belfort to Montbéliard
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€11 - €21
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Zürich HB to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
€30 - €55
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
SNCF

France’s state-owned railway company is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country, with over 14,000 trains operating daily. SNCF runs the country’s extensive rail network, including the high-speed TGV network, regional TER trains and local Intercités. It also operates international routes including Eurostar and Thalys, as well as the low-cost, long-distance Ouigo services that run on limited routes across France. Book up to 3 months in advance for the cheapest fares. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Paris l'Est to Belfort
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€50 - €100
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€50 - €75
Rail 1st Class
€65 - €100
Train from Mulhouse Ville to Belfort
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€7 - €21
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€7 - €11
Rail 1st Class
€14 - €21
Train from Belfort to Montbeliard
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€4 - €15
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€4 - €6
Rail 1st Class
€10 - €15
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
belgiantrain.be
Train from Anvers-Central / Antwerpen-Centraal to Brux.-Nord/Brus.-Noord
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
€6 - €9
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
€6 - €9
1st Class
€9 - €14
Train from Brux.-Nord/Brus.-Noord to Namur / Namen
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€9 - €13
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
€9 - €13
1st Class
€14 - €20
Train from Namur / Namen to Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
2h 3m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€15 - €22
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
€15 - €22
1st Class
€23 - €35
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It offers many different types of rail transportation, including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Zuerich Hb to Basel Sbb
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€23 - €35
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Sbb
Website
delfi.de
Train from Zürich HB to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
delfi.de
DB Fernverkehr
Website
delfi.de
Train from Zürich HB to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
delfi.de
Bus operators
FlixBus-de
Website
flixbus.com
Bus from Antwerp to Freiburg Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
9h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
flixbus.com
Bus from Freiburg Hauptbahnhof to Montbéliard
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
5 times a week
Schedules at
flixbus.com
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Freiburg to Montbéliard
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
€9 - €11
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Antwerp to Liège Guillemins
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€8 - €11
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Night bus from Liège Guillemins to Colmar
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€23 - €28
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Night bus from Colmar to Montbéliard
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
€8 - €10
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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The quickest flight from Brussels Airport to Basel Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 5m.

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Antwerp to Montbéliard bus services, operated by FlixBus-de, arrive at Montbéliard station.

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Antwerp to Montbéliard train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), arrive at Belfort station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Antwerp to Montbéliard is 546 km. It takes approximately 5h 35m to drive from Antwerp to Montbéliard.

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Brussels Airlines and Lufthansa offer flights from Brussels Airport to Basel Airport.

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The best way to get from Antwerp to Brussels Airport is to train which takes 31 min and costs €11 - €13.

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