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

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Line 460 bus  •  51 min

  1. Take the line 460 bus from Brussel Karel Bogaerd to Boom Markt 460 / ...

$4

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Train  •  1 h 31 min

  1. Take the train from Bru.-Noord / Brux.-Nord to Antwerpen-Berchem Ic / ...
  2. Take the train from Antwerpen-Berchem to Boom L

$12 - $22

Taxi  •  23 min

  1. Take a taxi from Brussels to Boom 18.5 miles

$75 - $95

Drive  •  23 min

  1. Drive from Brussels to Boom 18.5 miles

$3 - $6

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Brussel Karel Bogaerd and arriving at Boom Markt. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate Monday to Saturday. The journey takes approximately 51 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Brussels to Boom. However, there are services departing from Bru.-Noord / Brux.-Nord and arriving at Boom via Antwerpen-Berchem. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 31 min.

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The distance between Brussels and Boom is 27 km. The road distance is 29.7 km.

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The best way to get from Brussels to Boom without a car is to line 460 bus which takes 51 min and costs .

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The line 460 bus from Brussel Karel Bogaerd to Boom Markt takes 51 min including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.

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Brussels to Boom bus services, operated by De Lijn, depart from Brussel Karel Bogaerd station.

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Brussels to Boom train services, operated by Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB), depart from Bru.-Noord / Brux.-Nord station.

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The best way to get from Brussels to Boom is to line 460 bus which takes 51 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 1 h 31 min.

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Brussels to Boom bus services, operated by De Lijn, arrive at Boom Markt station.

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

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  • Distance: 16.8 miles
  • Duration: 51 min

What companies run services between Brussels, Belgium and Boom, Belgium?

De Lijn operates a bus from Brussels to Boom every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $4 and the journey takes 51 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Brussels to Boom via Antwerpen-Berchem in around 1 h 31 min.

Train operators
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
b-rail.be
Train from Bru.-Noord / Brux.-Nord to Antwerpen-Berchem
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$6 - $10
1st Class
$10 - $15
Train from Antwerpen-Berchem to Boom
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$5 - $8
1st Class
$7 - $11
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.

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Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Brussel-Noord to Antwerpen-Berchem
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $15
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Bus operators
De Lijn
Website
delijn.be
Bus from Brussel Karel Bogaerd to Boom Markt
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
delijn.be
Other operators
Taxi from Brussels to Boom
Ave. Duration
23 min
Estimated price
$75 - $95
Taxis Bleus
Phone
+32 2 268 00 00
Website
taxisbleus.be
Brussels Taxis
Phone
+32 484 97 59 75
Website
brusselstaxis.be
Limostar
Phone
+32 2 512 01 01
Website
limostar.be

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Yes, the driving distance between Brussels to Boom is 30 km. It takes approximately 23 min to drive from Brussels to Boom.

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