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There are 6 ways to get from Brussels Airport (BRU) to Aartselaar by train, bus, taxi, car or towncar

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train, line 500 bus  •  1h 5m

  1. Take the train from Brussels Airport-Zaventem to Anvers-Berchem / Antwerpen-Berchem Ic
  2. Take the line 500 bus from Antwerpen Station Zuid to Aartselaar G. Gezellestraat 500

16€ - 20€

Cheapest option

Line 683 bus, line 500 bus  •  2h 14m

  1. Take the line 683 bus from Zaventem Luchthaven Perron B to Mechelen Station perron 3 683 / ...
  2. Take the line 500 bus from Mechelen Station perron 10 to Aartselaar Leugstraat 500

3€ - 6€

4 alternative options

Line 500 bus  •  1h 36m

  1. Take the line 500 bus from Mechelen Station perron 10 to Aartselaar Leugstraat 500

10€ - 12€

Taxi  •  24 min

  1. Take a taxi from Brussels Airport (BRU) to Aartselaar 38 km

85€ - 110€

Drive  •  24 min

  1. Drive from Brussels Airport (BRU) to Aartselaar 38 km

4€ - 6€

Towncar  •  24 min

  1. Take a town car from Brussels Airport to Aartselaar 38 km

30€ - 60€

Brussels Airport (BRU) to Aartselaar by train and bus

The journey time between Brussels Airport (BRU) and Aartselaar is around 1h 20m and covers a distance of around 47 km. The fastest journey normally takes 56 min. Operated by Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB) and De Lijn, the Brussels Airport (BRU) to Aartselaar service departs from Brussels Airport-Zaventem and arrives in Aartselaar G. Gezellestraat. Typically 235 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
1h 20m
Fastest journey time:
56 min
Services per week:
235
Cheapest price:
16€
Carbon emissions:
2 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
05:41
Last service departs at:
23:52

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Brussels Airport (BRU) to Aartselaar train and bus schedules

Train 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.
Brussels Airport (BRU) → Aartselaar
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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 Aartselaar is 800 14689.

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

The social distance requirement in Aartselaar 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: 9 Jun 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Brussels Airport (BRU) to Aartselaar is to line 683 bus and line 500 bus which costs 2€ - 6€ and takes 2h 14m.

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The fastest way to get from Brussels Airport (BRU) to Aartselaar is to taxi which takes 24 min and costs 85€ - 110€.

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No, there is no direct bus from Brussels Airport (BRU) to Aartselaar. However, there are services departing from Zaventem Luchthaven Perron B and arriving at Aartselaar Leugstraat via Mechelen Station perron 10. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 14m.

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The distance between Brussels Airport (BRU) and Aartselaar is 27 km. The road distance is 38 km.

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The best way to get from Brussels Airport (BRU) to Aartselaar without a car is to train and line 500 bus which takes 1h 5m and costs 15€ - 21€.

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It takes approximately 1h 5m to get from Brussels Airport (BRU) to Aartselaar, including transfers.

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

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Brussels Airport (BRU) to Aartselaar bus services, operated by De Lijn, arrive at Aartselaar Leugstraat station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Brussels Airport (BRU) to Aartselaar is 38 km. It takes approximately 24 min to drive from Brussels Airport (BRU) to Aartselaar.

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There are 188+ hotels available in Aartselaar. Prices start at 75€ per night.

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Map of how to get from Brussels Airport (BRU) to Aartselaar.
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  • Distance: 27 km
  • Duration: 1h 5m

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

De Lijn operates a bus from Mechelen Station perron 10 to Aartselaar Leugstraat hourly. Tickets cost 1€ - 3€ and the journey takes 1h 5m.

Train operators
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
belgiantrain.be
Train from Brussels Airport-Zaventem to Anvers-Berchem / Antwerpen-Berchem
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
11€ - 13€
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
11€ - 13€
1st Class
14€ - 16€
Bus operators
De Lijn
Phone
070 220 200
Email
delijn
Website
delijn.be
Bus from Antwerpen Station Zuid to Aartselaar G. Gezellestraat
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
1€ - 3€
Website
De Lijn
m-ticket
2€
single ticket
3€
Bus from Mechelen Station perron 10 to Aartselaar Leugstraat
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
1€ - 3€
Website
De Lijn
m-ticket
2€
single ticket
3€
Bus from Zaventem Luchthaven Perron B to Mechelen Station perron 3
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
1€ - 3€
Website
De Lijn
m-ticket
2€
single ticket
3€
Other operators
Taxi from Brussels Airport (BRU) to Aartselaar
Ave. Duration
24 min
Estimated price
85€ - 110€
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
Jayride
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Brussels Airport to Aartselaar
Estimated price
30€ - 60€

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