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There are 10 ways to get from Berlin to Antwerp by plane, train, bus, bus and ferry or car

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Fly Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Brussels  •  4h 49m

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

31€ - 210€

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Fly Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Amsterdam Schiphol, train  •  5h 48m

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

93€ - 297€

Fly Berlin Tegel to Brussels  •  8h 48m

  1. Fly from Berlin Tegel (TXL) to Brussels (BRU) TXL - BRU

75€ - 289€

Fly Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Cologne Bonn, train  •  6h 38m

  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

87€ - 293€

Fly Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Dusseldorf, train  •  7h 27m

  1. Fly from Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER) to Dusseldorf (DUS) BER - DUS
  2. Take the train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Aachen, Hbf
  3. Take the train from Aachen Hbf to Bruxelles-Nord
  4. Take the train from Brux.-Nord/Brus.-Noord to Anvers-Central / Antwerpen-Centraal

88€ - 380€

Train via Cologne  •  8h 7m

  1. Take the train from Berlin Hbf to Wuppertal Hbf Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from Wuppertal Hbf to Koeln Hbf Re / ...
  3. Take the train from Koeln Hbf to Bruxelles-Nord Ice
  4. Take the train from Brux.-Nord/Brus.-Noord to Anvers-Central / Antwerpen-Centraal Ic / ...

144€ - 243€

Train  •  9h 17m

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

117€ - 182€

Bus, bus and ferry  •  11h 27m

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

32€ - 41€

Bus  •  15h 25m

  1. Take the bus from Berlin Central Bus Station to Amsterdam Duivendrecht Lesko - Amsterdam 1 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Amsterdam Duivendrecht to Antwerpen Van Stralenstr. Amsterdam - Antwerpen - Belgrade

37€ - 54€

Drive  •  6h 32m

  1. Drive from Berlin Hbf to Antwerp 725.2 km

75€ - 120€

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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 to Antwerp is to bus and bus and ferry which costs 30€ - 45€ and takes 11h 27m.

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The quickest way to get from Berlin to Antwerp is to fly which costs 30€ - 210€ and takes 4h 49m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Berlin station to Antwerp. However, there are services departing from Berlin central bus station and arriving at Antwerp via Duisburg. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11h 27m.

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No, there is no direct train from Berlin to Antwerp. However, there are services departing from Berlin Hbf and arriving at Anvers-Central / Antwerpen-Centraal via Wuppertal Hbf, Koeln Hbf and Brux.-Nord/Brus.-Noord. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 7m.

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The distance between Berlin and Antwerp is 635 km. The road distance is 725.2 km.

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The best way to get from Berlin to Antwerp without a car is to train via Cologne which takes 8h 7m and costs 140€ - 250€.

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It takes approximately 4h 49m to get from Berlin to Antwerp, including transfers.

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

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Berlin to Antwerp train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, depart from Berlin Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Berlin to Antwerp is to fly which takes 4h 49m and costs 30€ - 210€. Alternatively, you can train via Cologne, which costs 140€ - 250€ and takes 8h 7m, you could also bus, which costs 35€ - 55€ and takes 15h 25m.

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  • Distance: 634.9 km
  • Duration: 4h 49m

What companies run services between Berlin, Germany and Antwerp, Belgium?

Brussels Airlines, Ryanair and Lufthansa fly from Berlin to Antwerp 4 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a train from Berlin Hbf to Antwerp via Wuppertal Hbf, Koeln Hbf, and Brux.-Nord/Brus.-Noord in around 8h 7m.

Airlines
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
55€ - 200€
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
75€ - 240€
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
30€ - 210€
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Brussels via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
80€ - 250€
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Brussels via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
80€ - 250€
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Amsterdam Schiphol via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
190€ - 390€
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Amsterdam Schiphol via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
190€ - 390€
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Brussels via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
60€ - 270€
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Dusseldorf via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
130€ - 330€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
85€ - 340€
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
30€ - 210€
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
17€ - 80€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
40€ - 200€
Finnair
Website
finnair.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Brussels via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
9h
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
70€ - 280€
Train operators
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Schiphol Airport to Anvers-Central
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
50€ - 110€
Website
Thalys
Standard
50€ - 75€
Comfort
65€ - 85€
Premium
75€ - 110€
Train from Duesseldorf Hbf to Aachen Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
45€ - 85€
Website
Thalys
Standard
45€ - 65€
Comfort
55€ - 75€
Premium
60€ - 85€
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
Train from Duesseldorf Hbf to Aachen Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
23€ - 35€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Aachen Hbf to Bruxelles-Nord
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
30€ - 45€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Berlin Hbf to Wuppertal Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 52m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
85€ - 120€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Wuppertal Hbf to Koeln Hbf
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
17€ - 24€
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
45 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€
National Express
Phone
0221 13 999 444
Website
nationalexpress.de
Train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Aachen, Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
20€ - 25€
Website
National Express Rail
Train from Wuppertal Hbf to Koeln Hbf
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
10€ - 14€
Website
National Express Rail
Abellio
Phone
0800 223 5546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Duesseldorf Hbf to Aachen Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Abellio
ABELLIO Rail
Phone
0800 2235546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Aachen, Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
ABELLIO Rail
ABELLIO Rail NRW GmbH
Phone
0800 223 5546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Aachen Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Abellio NRW
Flixtrain
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Düsseldorf central station to Aachen central train station
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
7€ - 9€
Website
Flixtrain
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 Wuppertal Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 27m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
90€ - 130€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Wuppertal Hbf to Koeln Hbf
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
35€ - 50€
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
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
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 central bus station to Duisburg central train station
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
26€ - 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
Mądeltrans Eurolines
Phone
+48 14 6 571 777
Email
linia@madeltrans.com.pl
Website
madeltrans.pl
Bus from Berlin Central Bus Station to Amsterdam Duivendrecht
Ave. Duration
10h 55m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
30€ - 45€
Website
Mądeltrans Eurolines
Lasta
Website
lasta.rs
Bus from Amsterdam Duivendrecht to Antwerpen Van Stralenstr.
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
7€ - 10€
Website
Lasta

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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 to Antwerp bus services, operated by Union Ivkoni, arrive at Antwerp station.

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Berlin to Antwerp train services, operated by Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB), arrive at Anvers-Central / Antwerpen-Centraal station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Berlin to Antwerp is 725 km. It takes approximately 6h 32m to drive from Berlin to Antwerp.

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

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There are 445+ hotels available in Antwerp. Prices start at 75€ per night.

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The best way to get from Berlin to Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport is to train which takes 25 min and costs 2€ - 8€.

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