There are 4 ways to get from Brussels Airport (BRU) to Aalst by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  51 min

  1. Take the train from Brussels Airport - Zaventem to Aalst Ic

$20 - $23

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Line 620 bus, line 214 bus  •  1 h 44 min

  1. Take the line 620 bus from Zaventem Luchthaven Perron A to Brussel IJzer 620
  2. Take the line 214 bus from Brussel IJzer to Aalst Station perron 5 214

$7

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  24 min

  1. Take a taxi from Brussels Airport (BRU) to Aalst 24 miles

$90 - $110

Drive  •  24 min

  1. Drive from Brussels Airport (BRU) to Aalst 24 miles

$5 - $8

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No, there is no direct bus from Brussels Airport (BRU) to Aalst station. However, there are services departing from Zaventem Luchthaven Perron A and arriving at Aalst Station perron 5 via Brussel IJzer. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 44 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Brussels Airport - Zaventem and arriving at Aalst. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 51 min.

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The distance between Brussels Airport (BRU) and Aalst is 32 km. The road distance is 38.4 km.

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The best way to get from Brussels Airport (BRU) to Aalst without a car is to train which takes 51 min and costs .

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The train from Brussels Airport - Zaventem to Aalst takes 51 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Brussels Airport (BRU) to Aalst bus services, operated by De Lijn, depart from Zaventem Luchthaven Perron A station.

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Brussels Airport (BRU) to Aalst train services, operated by Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB), depart from Brussels Airport - Zaventem station.

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The best way to get from Brussels Airport (BRU) to Aalst is to train which takes 51 min and costs . Alternatively, you can line 620 bus and line 214 bus, which costs and takes 1 h 44 min.

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Brussels Airport (BRU) to Aalst bus services, operated by De Lijn, arrive at Aalst Station perron 5.

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

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Map of how to get from Brussels Airport (BRU) to Aalst.
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  • Distance: 19.8 miles
  • Duration: 51 min

What companies run services between Brussels Airport (BRU), Belgium and Aalst, Belgium?

Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB) operates a train from Brussels Airport (BRU) to Aalst hourly. Tickets cost $20 - $23 and the journey takes 51 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Brussels Airport (BRU) to Aalst via Brussel IJzer in around 1 h 44 min.

Train operators
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
b-rail.be
Train from Brussels Airport - Zaventem to Aalst
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $23
Website
belgianrail.be
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eurail.com
2nd Class
$20 - $23
1st Class
$28 - $32
Bus operators
De Lijn
Website
delijn.be
Bus from Zaventem Luchthaven Perron A to Brussel IJzer
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
delijn.be
Bus from Brussel IJzer to Aalst Station perron 5
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
delijn.be
Other operators
Taxi from Brussels Airport (BRU) to Aalst
Ave. Duration
24 min
Estimated price
$90 - $110
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 Airport (BRU) to Aalst is 38 km. It takes approximately 24 min to drive from Brussels Airport (BRU) to Aalst.

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