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There are 4 ways to get from Bornem to Ekeren by train, bus, taxi or car

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Recommended option

Train  •  1h 20m

  1. Take the train from Puurs to Ekeren S32 / ...

€8 - €12

Cheapest option

Line 93 bus, line 720 bus  •  1h 46m

  1. Take the line 93 bus from Temse Vrijheidstraat to Antwerpen Van Eedenplein 93 / ...
  2. Take the line 720 bus from Antwerpen Roosevelt perron C2 to Ekeren Markt 720 / ...

€4 - €8

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  31 min

  1. Take a taxi from Bornem to Ekeren 38.8 km

€85 - €110

Drive  •  31 min

  1. Drive from Bornem to Ekeren 38.8 km

€4 - €6

Bornem to Ekeren by train

The train journey time between Bornem and Ekeren is around 1h 7m and covers a distance of around 39 km. The fastest train normally takes 1h 6m. Services are operated by Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB). Typically 106 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
1h 7m
Fastest train time:
1h 6m
Trains per week:
106
Cheapest price:
€8
Carbon emissions:
2 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
05:55
Last train departs at:
22:55

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Bornem to Ekeren train schedules

Bornem → Ekeren
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Rules to follow in Belgium

1.5m

Mandatory

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Further restrictions may be implemented at short notice

COVID-19 help in Belgium

If you need help, visit the national COVID-19 website or call the COVID-19 Helpline 800 14689

Frequently Asked Questions


There are currently travel restrictions within Belgium.

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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 Ekeren is 800 14689.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Ekeren is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Ekeren is 1.5 metres.

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

Last updated: 16 Jun 2021
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The cheapest way to get from Bornem to Ekeren is to drive which costs €4 - €6 and takes 31 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bornem to Ekeren is to taxi which costs €85 - €110 and takes 31 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Bornem to Ekeren. However, there are services departing from Bornem and arriving at Ekeren via Puurs. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 20m.

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The distance between Bornem and Ekeren is 24 km. The road distance is 38.8 km.

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The best way to get from Bornem to Ekeren without a car is to train which takes 1h 20m and costs €8 - €13.

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It takes approximately 1h 20m to get from Bornem to Ekeren, including transfers.

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Bornem to Ekeren train services, operated by Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB), depart from Puurs station.

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The best way to get from Bornem to Ekeren is to train which takes 1h 20m and costs €8 - €13. Alternatively, you can line 93 bus and line 720 bus, which costs €3 - €9 and takes 1h 46m.

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Bornem to Ekeren train services, operated by Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB), arrive at Ekeren station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Bornem to Ekeren is 39 km. It takes approximately 31 min to drive from Bornem to Ekeren.

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Map of how to get from Bornem to Ekeren.
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  • Distance: 23.8 km
  • Duration: 1h 20m

What companies run services between Bornem, Belgium and Ekeren, Belgium?

Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB) operates a train from Puurs to Ekeren hourly. Tickets cost €5 - €8 and the journey takes 56 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Bornem to Ekeren via Tamise / Temse, Temse Vrijheidstraat, Antwerpen Van Eedenplein, Antwerpen Van Eeden Metro, Antwerpen Opera Metro, and Antwerpen Roosevelt perron C2 in around 1h 46m.

Train operators
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
belgiantrain.be
Train from Puurs to Ekeren
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€5 - €8
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
€5 - €8
1st Class
€8 - €12
Bus operators
De Lijn
Phone
070 220 200
Email
delijn
Website
delijn.be
Bus from Temse Vrijheidstraat to Antwerpen Van Eedenplein
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€1 - €3
Website
De Lijn
m-ticket
€2
single ticket
€3
Bus from Antwerpen Roosevelt perron C2 to Ekeren Markt
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
€1 - €3
Website
De Lijn
m-ticket
€2
single ticket
€3
Other operators
Taxi from Bornem to Ekeren
Ave. Duration
31 min
Estimated price
€85 - €110
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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