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 Anvers-Central Ic / ...

$7 - $23

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Bus  •  45 min

  1. Take the bus from Brussels, Brussels Airport to Antwerp 817

$2 - $4

2 alternative options

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

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Brussels Airport (BRU) to Antwerp is to bus which costs 2€ - 4€ and takes 45 min.

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The quickest way to get from Brussels Airport (BRU) to Antwerp is to taxi which costs 95€ - 120€ and takes 27 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 train from Brussels Airport - Zaventem to Anvers-Central takes 32 min including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Brussels, Brussels Airport and arriving at Antwerp. Services depart every four hours, 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 Anvers-Central. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 32 min.

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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 every 4 hours. 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 Anvers-Central
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)
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Brussels Airport - Zaventem to Antwerpen-Centraal
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $14
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Bus operators
FlixBus
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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Brussels, Brussels Airport to Antwerp
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
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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