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There are 6 ways to get from Antwerp to Zaventem by train, bus, rideshare, taxi or car

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Train  •  30m

  1. Take the train from Anvers-Central / Antwerpen-Centraal to Brussels Airport-Zaventem Ic / ...

17€ - 20€

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Rideshare  •  47m

  1. Take the rideshare from Antwerp to Zaventem 27.3 miles

3€

4 alternative options

Train via Zaventem Watertorenlaan  •  40m

  1. Take the train from Antwerpen-Centraal to Brussels Airport - Zaventem Intercity direct / ...

10€ - 15€

Bus  •  55m

  1. Take the bus from Antwerp to Brussels Airport 817 / ...

5€ - 6€

Taxi  •  30m

  1. Take a taxi from Antwerp to Zaventem 27.2 miles

95€ - 120€

Drive  •  30m

  1. Drive from Antwerp to Zaventem 27.2 miles

4€ - 8€

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The cheapest way to get from Antwerp to Zaventem is to rideshare which costs 3€ and takes 47m.

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The quickest way to get from Antwerp to Zaventem is to train which costs 17€ - 20€ and takes 30m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Antwerp to Zaventem. However, there are services departing from Antwerp and arriving at Zaventem Watertorenlaan via Zaventem Luchthaven Perron A. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 55m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Anvers-Central / Antwerpen-Centraal and arriving at Brussels Airport-Zaventem. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 30m.

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The distance between Antwerp and Zaventem is 38 km. The road distance is 43.6 km.

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The best way to get from Antwerp to Zaventem without a car is to train which takes 30m and costs 17€ - 20€.

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The train from Anvers-Central / Antwerpen-Centraal to Brussels Airport-Zaventem takes 30m including transfers and departs hourly.

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Antwerp to Zaventem bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Antwerp station.

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

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The best way to get from Antwerp to Zaventem is to train which takes 30m and costs 17€ - 20€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 5€ - 7€ and takes 55m.

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  • Distance: 23.6 miles
  • Duration: 30m

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

Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB) operates a train from Antwerp to Zaventem hourly. Tickets cost 17€ - 20€ and the journey takes 30m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Antwerp to Zaventem 5 times a day. Tickets cost 2€ - 4€ and the journey takes 45m.

Train operators
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
belgiantrain.be
Train from Anvers-Central / Antwerpen-Centraal to Brussels Airport-Zaventem
Ave. Duration
30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
17€ - 20€
Website
belgiantrain.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
17€ - 20€
1st Class
24€ - 27€
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 Brussels Airport - Zaventem
Ave. Duration
30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
6€ - 12€
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Antwerp to Brussels Airport
Ave. Duration
45m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
2€ - 4€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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.

Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Antwerp to Zaventem
Ave. Duration
47m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
3€
Book at
blablacar.co.uk
Taxi from Antwerp to Zaventem
Ave. Duration
30m
Estimated price
95€ - 120€
A-Taxi
Phone
+32 3 283 83 93
Website
taxibedrijfantwerpen.be
Berchem Taxi
Phone
+32 3 239 60 60
Website
taxiberchemluchthavenvervoer.be
Antwerp-Tax
Phone
+32 3 238 38 38
Website
antwerp-tax.be

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Antwerp to Zaventem bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Brussels Airport station.

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Antwerp to Zaventem train services, operated by Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB), arrive at Brussels Airport-Zaventem station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Antwerp to Zaventem is 44 km. It takes approximately 30m to drive from Antwerp to Zaventem.

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There are 1110+ hotels available in Zaventem. Prices start at 60€ per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Antwerp and Zaventem. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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