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There are 7 ways to get from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Antwerp by plane, train, bus, bus and ferry or car

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Fly to Brussels  •  2h 16m

  1. Fly from Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER) to Brussels (BRU) BER - BRU

€30 - €150

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Fly to Amsterdam Schiphol, train  •  3h 16m

  1. Fly from Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) BER - AMS
  2. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Anvers-Central

€87 - €300

Train  •  10h 5m

  1. Take the train from Berlin Gesundbrunnen to Amsterdam Centraal Ic
  2. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Anvers-Central Thalys

€161 - €307

Train via Deventer  •  10h 54m

  1. Take the train from Flughafen BER - Terminal 1-2 to S Spandau Bhf Rb / ...
  2. Take the train from Berlin-Spandau to Deventer Ic
  3. Take the train from Deventer to Roosendaal

€116 - €194

Bus, bus and ferry  •  12h 12m

  1. Take the bus from Berlin Airport BER to Duisburg central train station N1320
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Duisburg to Antwerp

€33 - €43

Train #2  •  12h 46m

  1. Take the train from Berlin central station to Aachen central train station Flx30
  2. Take the train from Hasselt to Anvers-Central / Antwerpen-Centraal Ic / ...

€55 - €82

Drive  •  6h 26m

  1. Drive from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Antwerp 731 km

€75 - €120

Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Antwerp by train

The train journey time between Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) and Antwerp is around 10h 3m and covers a distance of around 829 km. The fastest train normally takes 8h 56m. Operated by Deutsche Bahn Regional, Bahn DE, Deutsche Bahn Intercity and others, the Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Antwerp train service departs from Flughafen Ber - Terminal 1-2 and arrives in Anvers-Central. Typically eight trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
10h 3m
Fastest train time:
8h 56m
Trains per week:
8
Cheapest price:
€161
Carbon emissions:
43 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
05:34
Last train departs at:
15:34

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Antwerp train 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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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Antwerp is 800 14689.

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The cheapest way to get from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Antwerp is to bus and bus and ferry which costs €30 - €45 and takes 12h 12m.

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The fastest way to get from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Antwerp is to fly. Taking this option will cost €29 - €150 and takes 2h 16m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Antwerp. However, there are services departing from Berlin Airport BER and arriving at Antwerp via Duisburg. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12h 12m.

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No, there is no direct train from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Antwerp. However, there are services departing from Flughafen Ber - Terminal 1-2 and arriving at Anvers-Central via Berlin Gesundbrunnen and Amsterdam Centraal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10h 5m.

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The distance between Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) and Antwerp is 638 km. The road distance is 731 km.

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The best way to get from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Antwerp without a car is to train which takes 10h 5m and costs €160 - €310.

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It takes approximately 2h 16m to get from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Antwerp, including transfers.

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Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Antwerp bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Berlin Airport BER station.

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Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Antwerp train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity, depart from Berlin Gesundbrunnen station.

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The best way to get from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Antwerp is to fly which takes 2h 16m and costs €29 - €150. Alternatively, you can train, which costs €160 - €310 and takes 10h 5m.

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Map of how to get from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Antwerp.
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  • Distance: 638.4 km
  • Duration: 2h 16m

What companies run services between Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER), Germany and Antwerp, Belgium?

Brussels Airlines, Ryanair and two other airlines fly from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Antwerp hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Antwerp via Berlin Gesundbrunnen and Amsterdam Centraal in around 10h 5m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€60 - €230
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Brussels via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €300
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Brussels via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €300
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Amsterdam Schiphol via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€150 - €380
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Amsterdam Schiphol via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€150 - €380
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Brussels via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €320
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€80 - €290
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€40 - €90
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€60 - €230
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€14 - €130
Train operators
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Schiphol Airport to Anvers-Central
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€50 - €110
Website
Thalys
Standard
€50 - €75
Comfort
€65 - €85
Premium
€75 - €110
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Anvers-Central
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€55 - €110
Website
Thalys
Standard
€55 - €80
Comfort
€65 - €90
Premium
€80 - €110
Deutsche Bahn Intercity

Deutsche Bahn’s high-speed InterCity (IC) trains connect cities within Germany. They’re a popular way to travel as they’re faster than Deutsche Bahn’s regional trains and offer a frequent, fast service. All IC trains have first and second class carriages, power sockets and toilets, and most have a bistro cafe or restaurant. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Berlin Gesundbrunnen to Amsterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
6h 22m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€100 - €150
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Berlin-Spandau to Deventer
Ave. Duration
4h 49m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€90 - €130
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Deutsche Bahn Regional

Deutsche Bahn’s regional network is made up of IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional-Express), RB (Regionalbahn) and S-Bahn trains. Ticket prices are fixed and there’s no seat reservations – just turn up, buy a ticket and jump on the next train. All regional trains depart regularly and connect to local and long-distance services.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Flughafen BER - Terminal 1-2 to S Spandau Bhf
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€8 - €12
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
S-Bahn Berlin
Phone
+49 30 29743333
Website
sbahn.berlin
Train from Flughafen BER - Terminal 1-2 to S Spandau Bhf
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€3 - €4
Website
S-Bahn Berlin
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 Deventer to Roosendaal
Ave. Duration
2h 18m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€18 - €45
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€18 - €26
1st Class
€30 - €45
Flixtrain
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Berlin central station to Aachen central train station
Ave. Duration
5h 54m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€30 - €40
Website
Flixtrain
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
belgiantrain.be
Train from Hasselt to Anvers-Central / Antwerpen-Centraal
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€11 - €16
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
€11 - €16
1st Class
€17 - €25
Bus operators
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 Berlin Airport BER to Duisburg central train station
Ave. Duration
8h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€28 - €35
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus and ferry from Duisburg to Antwerp
Ave. Duration
2h 57m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€5 - €9
Schedules at
union-ivkoni.com

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The quickest flight from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport to Brussels Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 25m.

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Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Antwerp bus services, operated by Union Ivkoni, arrive at Antwerp station.

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Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Antwerp train services, operated by Thalys, arrive at Anvers-Central station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Antwerp is 731 km. It takes approximately 6h 26m to drive from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Antwerp.

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Ryanair, Brussels Airlines, KLM and Lufthansa offer flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport to Brussels Airport.

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There are 183+ hotels available in Antwerp. Prices start at €75 per night.

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