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

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Train  •  2 h 3 min

  1. Take the train from Brussels Airport-Zaventem to Anvers-Berchem / Antwerpen-Berchem Ic / ...
  2. Take the train from Anvers-Berchem / Antwerpen-Berchem to Mol Ic / ...

$19 - $37

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Bus  •  3 h 18 min

  1. Take the bus from Brussels Airport to Antwerp 817 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Antwerpen Centraal Station perron 1 to Turnhout Station perron 6 410 / ...

$10 - $12

2 alternative options

Train via Anvers-Central / Antwerpen-Centraal  •  2 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from Brussels Airport - Zaventem to Antwerpen-Centraal Intercity direct / ...
  2. Take the train from Anvers-Central / Antwerpen-Centraal to Mol Ic / ...

$19 - $30

Drive  •  59 min

  1. Drive from Brussels Airport (BRU) to Dessel 59.9 miles

$12 - $19

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The cheapest way to get from Brussels Airport (BRU) to Dessel is to bus which costs 9€ - 11€ and takes 3 h 18 min.

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The quickest way to get from Brussels Airport (BRU) to Dessel is to drive which costs 10€ - 16€ and takes 59 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Brussels Airport (BRU) to Dessel. However, there are services departing from Brussels Airport and arriving at Dessel Markt via Antwerpen Centraal Station perron 1 and Turnhout Station perron 2. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 18 min.

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The distance between Brussels Airport (BRU) and Dessel is 58 km. The road distance is 95.8 km.

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The best way to get from Brussels Airport (BRU) to Dessel without a car is to train which takes 2 h 3 min and costs 16€ - 35€.

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It takes approximately 2 h 3 min to get from Brussels Airport (BRU) to Dessel, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Brussels Airport (BRU) to Dessel is to train which takes 2 h 3 min and costs 16€ - 35€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 9€ - 11€ and takes 3 h 18 min.

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Brussels Airport (BRU) to Dessel bus services, operated by De Lijn, arrive at Turnhout Station perron 6.

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Yes, the driving distance between Brussels Airport (BRU) to Dessel is 96 km. It takes approximately 59 min to drive from Brussels Airport (BRU) to Dessel.

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  • Distance: 36.3 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 3 min

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

You can take a train from Brussels Airport (BRU) to Dessel via Anvers-Berchem / Antwerpen-Berchem, Mol, and Mol Station perron 4 in around 2 h 3 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Brussels Airport (BRU) to Dessel via Antwerp, Antwerpen Centraal Station perron 1, Turnhout Station perron 6, and Turnhout Station perron 2 in around 3 h 18 min.

Train operators
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
b-rail.be
Train from Brussels Airport-Zaventem to Anvers-Berchem / Antwerpen-Berchem
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $22
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$20 - $22
1st Class
$28 - $31
Train from Anvers-Berchem / Antwerpen-Berchem to Mol
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$7 - $11
1st Class
$11 - $17
Train from Anvers-Central / Antwerpen-Centraal to Mol
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $12
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$7 - $12
1st Class
$12 - $18
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-Berchem
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $14
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
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
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
flixbus.co.uk
De Lijn
Website
delijn.be
Bus from Antwerpen Centraal Station perron 1 to Turnhout Station perron 6
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
delijn.be

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