There are 5 ways to get from Brussels Airport (BRU) to Lier by train, bus, taxi or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  1 h 3 min

  1. Intercity
  2. Intercity

$25 - $29

Cheapest option

Line 683 bus, line 560 bus  •  1 h 56 min

  1. 683 / ...
  2. 560 / ...

$7

3 alternative options

Line 560 bus  •  1 h 19 min

  1. 560 / ...

$24 - $25

Taxi  •  30 min

  1. 23.5 miles

$100 - $120

Drive  •  30 min

  1. 23.5 miles

$4 - $8

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

You can take a train from Brussels Airport (BRU) to Lier via Mechelen in around 1 h 3 min. Alternatively, De Lijn operates a bus from Brussels Airport (BRU) to Lier hourly. Tickets cost $4 and the journey takes 41 min.

Train operators
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
b-rail.be
Train from Bruxelles-Nat.-Aéroport to Mechelen
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$19 - $22
Website
belgianrail.be
Purchase a
eurail.com
2nd Class
$19 - $22
1st Class
$26 - $29
Train from Mechelen to Lier(B)
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
belgianrail.be
Purchase a
eurail.com
2nd Class
$5 - $8
1st Class
$7 - $11
Bus operators
De Lijn
Website
delijn.be
Bus from Mechelen Station perron 20 to Lier Markt
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
delijn.be
Bus from Zaventem Luchthaven Perron B to Mechelen Station perron 3
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
delijn.be
Other operators
Taxi from Brussels Airport (BRU) to Lier
Ave. Duration
30 min
Estimated price
$100 - $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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Questions & Answers

The distance between Brussels Airport (BRU) and Lier is 27 km. The road distance is 38 km.

The cheapest way to get from Brussels Airport (BRU) to Lier is to drive which costs 4€ - 7€ and takes 30 min.

The quickest way to get from Brussels Airport (BRU) to Lier is to taxi which takes 30 min and costs 85€ - 110€.

No, there is no direct train from Brussels Airport (BRU) to Lier. However, there are services departing from Bruxelles-Nat.-Aéroport and arriving at Lier(B) via Mechelen. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 3 min.

No, there is no direct bus from Brussels Airport (BRU) to Lier. However, there are services departing from Zaventem Luchthaven Perron B and arriving at Lier Markt via Mechelen Station perron 20. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 56 min.

It takes approximately 1 h 3 min to get from Brussels Airport (BRU) to Lier, including transfers.