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

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Train  •  1 h 22 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 Geel Ic / ...

$15 - $32

Cheapest option

Line 683 bus, bus  •  3 h 10 min

  1. Take the line 683 bus from Zaventem Luchthaven Perron B to Mechelen Station perron 3 683 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Mechelen Station perron 11 to Geel Stadspark 510

$7

2 alternative options

Bus  •  2 h 23 min

  1. Take the bus from Leuven Station Perron 15 to Geel Stadspark 306

$24 - $25

Drive  •  53 min

  1. Drive from Brussels Airport (BRU) to Geel 53.3 miles

$11 - $17

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The cheapest way to get from Brussels Airport (BRU) to Geel is to line 683 bus and bus which costs 7€ and takes 3 h 10 min.

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The quickest way to get from Brussels Airport (BRU) to Geel is to drive which costs 9€ - 14€ and takes 53 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Brussels Airport (BRU) to Geel. However, there are services departing from Zaventem Luchthaven Perron B and arriving at Geel Stadspark via Mechelen Station perron 11. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 10 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Brussels Airport (BRU) to Geel. However, there are services departing from Brussels Airport-Zaventem and arriving at Geel via Anvers-Berchem / Antwerpen-Berchem. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 22 min.

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The distance between Brussels Airport (BRU) and Geel is 46 km. The road distance is 85.3 km.

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The best way to get from Brussels Airport (BRU) to Geel without a car is to train which takes 1 h 22 min and costs 12€ - 28€.

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It takes approximately 1 h 22 min to get from Brussels Airport (BRU) to Geel, including transfers.

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

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Brussels Airport (BRU) to Geel 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 Geel is to train which takes 1 h 22 min and costs 12€ - 28€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 20€ - 22€ and takes 2 h 23 min.

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Map of how to get from Brussels Airport (BRU) to Geel.
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  • Distance: 28.9 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 22 min

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

You can take a train from Brussels Airport (BRU) to Geel via Anvers-Berchem / Antwerpen-Berchem in around 1 h 22 min. Alternatively, De Lijn operates a bus from Brussels Airport (BRU) to Geel every 2 hours. Tickets cost $4 and the journey takes 1 h 10 min.

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
26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $22
Website
belgiantrain.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$20 - $22
1st Class
$28 - $31
Train from Anvers-Berchem / Antwerpen-Berchem to Geel
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Website
belgiantrain.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$7 - $10
1st Class
$10 - $16
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.

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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
Bus operators
De Lijn
Website
delijn.be
Bus from Leuven Station Perron 15 to Geel Stadspark
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
delijn.be
Bus from Zaventem Luchthaven Perron B to Mechelen Station perron 3
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
delijn.be
Bus from Mechelen Station perron 11 to Geel Stadspark
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
delijn.be

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Brussels Airport (BRU) to Geel is 85 km. It takes approximately 53 min to drive from Brussels Airport (BRU) to Geel.

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