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There are 4 ways to get from Boom (Station) to Brussels by bus, train, taxi or car

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Line 460 bus  •  1h 3m

  1. Take the line 460 bus from Boom E. Vanderveldestraat to Sint-Jans-Molenbeek Ribaucourt 460 / ...

€1 - €3

3 alternative options

Train  •  1h 10m

  1. Take the train from Boom to Anvers-Berchem / Antwerpen-Berchem S32 / ...
  2. Take the train from Anvers-Berchem / Antwerpen-Berchem to Brux.-Nord/Brus.-Noord Ic / ...

€10 - €15

Taxi  •  25 min

  1. Take a taxi from Boom (Station) to Brussels 29.5 km

€65 - €85

Drive  •  25 min

  1. Drive from Boom (Station) to Brussels 29.5 km

€3 - €5

Boom (Station) to Brussels by walk and bus

The journey time between Boom (Station) and Brussels is around 53 min and covers a distance of around 35 km. The fastest journey normally takes 41 min. Operated by De Lijn, the Boom (Station) to Brussels service departs from Boom (Station) and arrives in Sint-Jans-Molenbeek Ribaucourt. Typically 193 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
53 min
Fastest journey time:
41 min
Services per week:
193
Cheapest price:
€1
Carbon emissions:
4 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
05:35
Last service departs at:
20:25

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Boom (Station) to Brussels walk and bus schedules

Walk 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.
Boom (Station) → Brussels
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Questions & Answers

The cost-effective way to get from Boom (Station) to Brussels is to line 460 bus, which costs €1 - €3 and takes 1h 3m.

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The quickest way to get from Boom (Station) to Brussels is to taxi which costs €65 - €85 and takes 25 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Boom E. Vanderveldestraat and arriving at Sint-Jans-Molenbeek Ribaucourt. Services depart hourly, and operate Monday to Saturday. The journey takes approximately 55 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Boom (Station) to Brussels. However, there are services departing from Boom and arriving at Brux.-Nord/Brus.-Noord via Anvers-Berchem / Antwerpen-Berchem. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 10m.

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The distance between Boom (Station) and Brussels is 27 km. The road distance is 29.5 km.

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The best way to get from Boom (Station) to Brussels without a car is to line 460 bus which takes 1h 3m and costs €1 - €3.

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The line 460 bus from Boom E. Vanderveldestraat to Sint-Jans-Molenbeek Ribaucourt takes 55 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Boom (Station) to Brussels bus services, operated by De Lijn, depart from Boom E. Vanderveldestraat station.

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Boom (Station) to Brussels train services, operated by Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB), depart from Boom station.

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The best way to get from Boom (Station) to Brussels is to line 460 bus which takes 1h 3m and costs €1 - €3. Alternatively, you can train, which costs €10 - €16 and takes 1h 10m.

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Map of how to get from Boom (Station) to Brussels.
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  • Distance: 26.7 km
  • Duration: 1h 3m

What companies run services between Boom (Station), Belgium and Brussels, Belgium?

De Lijn operates a bus from Boom E. Vanderveldestraat to Sint-Jans-Molenbeek Ribaucourt hourly. Tickets cost €1 - €3 and the journey takes 55 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Boom (Station) to Brussels via Anvers-Berchem / Antwerpen-Berchem in around 1h 10m.

Train operators
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
belgiantrain.be
Train from Boom to Anvers-Berchem / Antwerpen-Berchem
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€4 - €7
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
€4 - €7
1st Class
€6 - €10
Train from Anvers-Berchem / Antwerpen-Berchem to Brux.-Nord/Brus.-Noord
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
€6 - €9
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
€6 - €9
1st Class
€9 - €13
Bus operators
De Lijn
Phone
070 220 200
Email
delijn
Website
delijn.be
Bus from Boom E. Vanderveldestraat to Sint-Jans-Molenbeek Ribaucourt
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€1 - €3
Website
De Lijn
m-ticket
€2
single ticket
€3
Other operators
Taxi from Boom (Station) to Brussels
Ave. Duration
25 min
Estimated price
€65 - €85
Taxi Local BVBA2
Phone
+32 465 80 76 834
Website
luchthavenvervoer-antwerpen.be
A-Taxi
Phone
+32 3 283 83 93
Website
taxibedrijfantwerpen.be
Antwerp-Tax
Phone
+32 3 238 38 38
Website
antwerp-tax.be
Your Private Driver
Phone
+32 466 24 16 94
Website
yourprivatedriver.be
Viabrussels
Phone
+32 49 42 63 06 5
Website
viabrussels.com
Taxis Bleus
Phone
+32 2 268 00 00
Website
taxisbleus.be
Prestige DRIVER
Phone
+32 493 84 65 91
Website
prestigedriver.be
Gentle car service
Phone
+32 497 11 17 61
Website
taxi-aeroports.be
Brussels Taxis
Phone
+32 484 97 59 75
Website
brusselstaxis.be
Airport-driver.be
Phone
+32 488 09 36 51
Website
airport-driver.be
Airport Taxis
Phone
+32 28 81 02 02
Website
airport-taxis.be

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Boom (Station) to Brussels bus services, operated by De Lijn, arrive at Sint-Jans-Molenbeek Ribaucourt station.

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Boom (Station) to Brussels train services, operated by Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB), arrive at Brux.-Nord/Brus.-Noord station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Boom (Station) to Brussels is 30 km. It takes approximately 25 min to drive from Boom (Station) to Brussels.

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