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There are 8 ways to get from Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Antwerpen-Centraal Station by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly to Brussels  •  4h 55m

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

€32 - €201

Cheapest option

Train, Bus  •  8h 43m

  1. Take the train from Berlin central station to Duisburg central station Flx30
  2. Take the Bus from Duisburg to Antwerp

€31 - €40

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Fly to Amsterdam Schiphol, train  •  5h 54m

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

€88 - €348

Fly to Cologne Bonn, train  •  6h 42m

  1. Fly from Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER) to Cologne Bonn (CGN) BER - CGN
  2. Take the train from Koeln Hbf to Bruxelles-Nord
  3. Take the train from Brux.-Nord/Brus.-Noord to Anvers-Central / Antwerpen-Centraal

€97 - €414

Train  •  8h 41m

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

€162 - €256

Train via Deventer  •  9h 16m

  1. Take the train from Berlin Hbf to Deventer Ic
  2. Take the train from Deventer to Roosendaal Intercity

€117 - €182

Bus  •  14h 53m

  1. Take the bus from Berlin Südkreuz train station to Antwerp N1325

€41 - €93

Drive  •  6h 28m

  1. Drive from Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Antwerpen-Centraal Station 721.8 km

€75 - €120

Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Antwerpen-Centraal Station by train

The train journey time between Berlin Hauptbahnhof and Antwerpen-Centraal Station is around 11h 14m and covers a distance of around 797 km. The fastest train normally takes 8h 22m. Operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity and Thalys, the Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Antwerpen-Centraal Station train service departs from Berlin Hbf and arrives in Anvers-Central. Typically 22 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
11h 14m
Fastest train time:
8h 22m
Train distance:
797 km
Trains per week:
22
Cheapest price:
€162
Carbon emissions:
42 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
06:08
Last train departs at:
14:08

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Antwerpen-Centraal Station train schedules

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International entry into Belgium from Germany

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Allowed for: Citizens and permanent residents of Belgium, as well as residents from EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Albania, Andorra, Armenia, Australia, Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brunei, Canada, Cyprus, Hong Kong, Israel, Japan, Jordan, Kosovo, Lebanon, Macau, Moldova, Monaco, Montenegro, New Zealand, North Macedonia, Qatar, Rwanda, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Thailand, United States and Vatican

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Conditions of entry into Belgium from Germany

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival and 10 day mandatory self quarantine
  • A negative result for COVID-19 is a condition for subsequent release from quarantine. It is tested in quarantine on days 1 and 7
  • Travellers with the Digital Green Certificate are exempt from the quarantine. Digital Green Certificate is proof that a person has been vaccinated against COVID-19, received a negative test result, or recovered from COVID-19
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
This applies to arrivals from Germany
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
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  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival and 10 day mandatory self quarantine
  • A negative result for COVID-19 is a condition for subsequent release from quarantine. It is tested in quarantine on days 1 and 7
This doesn't apply to arrivals from the EU Schengen Area with the exception of Cyprus, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Portugal and Spain. This also doesn't apply to arrivals from Albania, Armenia, Australia, Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brunei, Canada, Hong Kong, Israel, Japan, Jordan, Kosovo, Lebanon, Macau, Moldova, Montenegro, New Zealand, North Macedonia, Qatar, Rwanda, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Thailand and United States
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
  • Travellers with the Digital Green Certificate are exempt from the quarantine. Digital Green Certificate is proof that a person has been vaccinated against COVID-19, received a negative test result, or recovered from COVID-19
This applies to arrivals from EU Schengen Area
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
This doesn’t apply to citizens and permanent residents of Argentina, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Bolivia, Botswana, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Eswatini, Georgia, India, Indonesia, Lesotho, Malawi, Mexico, Mozambique, Namibia, Nepal, Paraguay, Peru, Russia, South Africa, Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago, Tunisia, Uganda, United Kingdom, Uruguay, Zambia and Zimbabwe

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Rules to follow in Belgium

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Considerations leaving from Germany

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

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Yes, but conditions apply when entering Belgium from Germany.

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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 1.5 metres
  • Further restrictions may be implemented at short notice

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Antwerpen-Centraal Station is 800 14689.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Antwerpen-Centraal Station is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Antwerpen-Centraal Station is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 800 14689.

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

See options for return travel.

Last updated: 18 Jul 2021
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The cheapest way to get from Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Antwerpen-Centraal Station is to train and Bus which costs €30 - €45 and takes 8h 43m.

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The quickest way to get from Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Antwerpen-Centraal Station is to fly which costs €30 - €210 and takes 4h 55m.

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No, there is no direct train from Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Antwerpen-Centraal Station. However, there are services departing from Berlin Hbf and arriving at Anvers-Central via Amsterdam Centraal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 41m.

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The distance between Berlin Hauptbahnhof and Antwerpen-Centraal Station is 631 km. The road distance is 721.8 km.

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The best way to get from Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Antwerpen-Centraal Station without a car is to train which takes 8h 41m and costs €160 - €260.

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It takes approximately 4h 55m to get from Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Antwerpen-Centraal Station, including transfers.

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Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Antwerpen-Centraal Station train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity, depart from Berlin Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Antwerpen-Centraal Station is to fly which takes 4h 55m and costs €30 - €210. Alternatively, you can train, which costs €160 - €260 and takes 8h 41m, you could also bus, which costs €40 - €95 and takes 14h 53m.

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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 Hauptbahnhof to Antwerpen-Centraal Station train services, operated by Thalys, arrive at Anvers-Central station.

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Map of how to get from Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Antwerpen-Centraal Station.
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  • Distance: 630.9 km
  • Duration: 4h 55m

What companies run services between Berlin Hauptbahnhof, Germany and Antwerpen-Centraal Station, Belgium?

Brussels Airlines, Ryanair and three other airlines fly from Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Antwerpen-Centraal Station 5 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a train from Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Antwerpen-Centraal Station via Amsterdam Centraal in around 8h 41m.

Airlines
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€65 - €400
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 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €300
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Brussels via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€100 - €300
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Amsterdam Schiphol via Frankfurt
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 25m
When
Monday to Saturday
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
Every day
Estimated price
€14 - €130
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Brussels via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€110 - €1000
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 3 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 3 hours
Estimated price
€55 - €110
Website
Thalys
Standard
€55 - €80
Comfort
€65 - €90
Premium
€80 - €110
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 Koeln Hbf to Bruxelles-Nord
Ave. Duration
1h 43m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€40 - €60
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
belgiantrain.be
Train from Brux.-Nord/Brus.-Noord to Anvers-Central / Antwerpen-Centraal
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
€6 - €9
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
€6 - €9
1st Class
€9 - €14
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 Hbf to Amsterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
6h 26m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€100 - €150
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Berlin Hbf to Deventer
Ave. Duration
5h 7m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€90 - €130
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Flixtrain
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Berlin central station to Duisburg central station
Ave. Duration
4h 39m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€25 - €35
Website
Flixtrain
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
Bus operators
Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus from Duisburg to Antwerp
Ave. Duration
2h 57m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€5 - €9
Schedules at
union-ivkoni.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 Berlin Südkreuz train station to Antwerp
Ave. Duration
13h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€40 - €50
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Yes, the driving distance between Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Antwerpen-Centraal Station is 722 km. It takes approximately 6h 28m to drive from Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Antwerpen-Centraal Station.

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Ryanair, KLM, Scandinavian Airlines and two other airlines offer flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport to Brussels Airport.

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There are 184+ hotels available in Antwerpen-Centraal Station. Prices start at €75 per night.

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The best way to get from Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport is to train which takes 31 min and costs €3 - €50.

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