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

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Train  •  1 h 10 min

  1. Take the train from Brussels Airport - Zaventem to Mechelen Ic / ...
  2. Take the train from Mechelen to Bornem L / ...

$10 - $29

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Line 683 bus, train  •  1 h 47 min

  1. Take the line 683 bus from Zaventem Luchthaven Perron B to Mechelen Station perron 3 683 / ...
  2. Take the train from Mechelen to Bornem L / ...

$8 - $11

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  25 min

  1. Take a taxi from Brussels Airport (BRU) to Bornem 23.4 miles

$95 - $120

Drive  •  25 min

  1. Drive from Brussels Airport (BRU) to Bornem 23.4 miles

$4 - $7

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct train from Brussels Airport (BRU) to Bornem. However, there are services departing from Brussels Airport - Zaventem and arriving at Bornem via Mechelen. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 10 min.

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The distance between Brussels Airport (BRU) and Bornem is 28 km. The road distance is 37.4 km.

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The best way to get from Brussels Airport (BRU) to Bornem without a car is to train which takes 1 h 10 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 1 h 10 min to get from Brussels Airport (BRU) to Bornem, including transfers.

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Brussels Airport (BRU) to Bornem is 37 km. It takes approximately 25 min to drive from Brussels Airport (BRU) to Bornem.

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Map of how to get from Brussels Airport (BRU) to Bornem.
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  • Distance: 17.4 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 10 min

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

You can take a train from Brussels Airport (BRU) to Bornem via Mechelen in around 1 h 10 min.

Train operators
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
b-rail.be
Train from Brussels Airport - Zaventem to Mechelen
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$19 - $21
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$19 - $21
1st Class
$26 - $29
Train from Mechelen to Bornem
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$5 - $8
1st Class
$8 - $12
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 Mechelen
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $10
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Bus operators
De Lijn
Website
delijn.be
Bus from Zaventem Luchthaven Perron B to Mechelen Station perron 3
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
delijn.be
Other operators
Taxi from Brussels Airport (BRU) to Bornem
Ave. Duration
25 min
Estimated price
$95 - $120
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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