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

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Train  •  32 min

  1. Take the train from Brussels Airport - Zaventem to Antwerpen-Centraal Ic / ...

$7 - $23

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Bus  •  45 min

  1. Take the bus from Brussels Airport to Antwerp N817

$2 - $4

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Taxi  •  27 min

  1. Take a taxi from Brussels Airport (BRU) to Antwerp 26.4 miles

$110 - $140

Drive  •  27 min

  1. Drive from Brussels Airport (BRU) to Antwerp 26.4 miles

$5 - $8

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Brussels Airport and arriving at Antwerp. Services depart six times a week, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 45 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Brussels Airport - Zaventem and arriving at Antwerpen-Centraal. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 32 min.

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The distance between Brussels Airport (BRU) and Antwerp is 36 km. The road distance is 42.2 km.

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The best way to get from Brussels Airport (BRU) to Antwerp without a car is to train which takes 32 min and costs .

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The train from Brussels Airport - Zaventem to Antwerpen-Centraal takes 32 min including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.

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Brussels Airport (BRU) to Antwerp bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Brussels Airport station.

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Brussels Airport (BRU) to Antwerp 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 Antwerp is to train which takes 32 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 45 min.

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Brussels Airport (BRU) to Antwerp bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Antwerp station.

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

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Map of how to get from Brussels Airport (BRU) to Antwerp.
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  • Distance: 22.6 miles
  • Duration: 32 min

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

Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB) operates a train from Brussels Airport (BRU) to Antwerp hourly. Tickets cost $20 - $23 and the journey takes 32 min. Dutch Railways (NS) also services this route hourly. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Brussels Airport (BRU) to Antwerp 6 times a week. Tickets cost $2 - $4 and the journey takes 45 min.

Train operators
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
b-rail.be
Train from Brussels Airport - Zaventem to Antwerpen-Centraal
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $23
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$20 - $23
1st Class
$28 - $31
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.

Contact Details
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Brussels Airport - Zaventem to Antwerpen-Centraal
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $14
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Brussels Airport to Antwerp
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Brussels Airport (BRU) to Antwerp
Ave. Duration
27 min
Estimated price
$110 - $140
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 Antwerp is 42 km. It takes approximately 27 min to drive from Brussels Airport (BRU) to Antwerp.

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