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

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Train  •  44 min

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

$25 - $29

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Line 683 bus, line 560 bus  •  1 h 55 min

  1. Take the line 683 bus from Zaventem Luchthaven Perron B to Mechelen Station perron 3 683 / ...
  2. Take the line 560 bus from Mechelen Station perron 20 to Lier Markt 560 / ...

$8

3 alternative options

Train, line 560 bus  •  1 h 19 min

  1. Take the train from Brussels Airport - Zaventem to Mechelen Ic / ...
  2. Take the line 560 bus from Mechelen Station perron 20 to Lier Markt 560 / ...

$9 - $25

Taxi  •  30 min

  1. Take a taxi from Brussels Airport (BRU) to Lier 23.5 miles

$100 - $120

Drive  •  30 min

  1. Drive from Brussels Airport (BRU) to Lier 23.5 miles

$4 - $8

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The cheapest way to get from Brussels Airport (BRU) to Lier is to drive which costs 4€ - 6€ and takes 30 min.

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

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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 55 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Brussels Airport (BRU) to Lier. However, there are services departing from Brussels Airport - Zaventem and arriving at Lier via Antwerpen-Berchem. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 44 min.

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The distance between Brussels Airport (BRU) and Lier is 27 km. The road distance is 37.5 km.

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The best way to get from Brussels Airport (BRU) to Lier without a car is to train which takes 44 min and costs 21€ - 25€.

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It takes approximately 44 min to get from Brussels Airport (BRU) to Lier, including transfers.

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

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Brussels Airport (BRU) to Lier 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 Lier is to train which takes 44 min and costs 21€ - 25€. Alternatively, you can line 683 bus and line 560 bus, which costs 7€ and takes 1 h 55 min.

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Map of how to get from Brussels Airport (BRU) to Lier.
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  • Distance: 16.6 miles
  • Duration: 44 min

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

You can take a train from Brussels Airport (BRU) to Lier via Antwerpen-Berchem in around 44 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Brussels Airport (BRU) to Lier via Mechelen Station perron 3 and Mechelen Station perron 20 in around 1 h 55 min.

Train operators
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
b-rail.be
Train from Brussels Airport - Zaventem to Antwerpen-Berchem
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $23
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$20 - $23
1st Class
$28 - $32
Train from Antwerpen-Berchem to Lier
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$4 - $7
1st Class
$7 - $10
Train from Brussels Airport - Zaventem to Mechelen
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$19 - $22
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$19 - $22
1st Class
$27 - $30
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 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 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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Brussels Airport (BRU) to Lier bus services, operated by De Lijn, arrive at Lier Markt station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Brussels Airport (BRU) to Lier is 38 km. It takes approximately 30 min to drive from Brussels Airport (BRU) to Lier.

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