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

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Train  •  1 h 28 min

  1. Take the train from Brussels Airport - Zaventem to Breda Intercity direct / ...

$19 - $36

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Line 272 bus, bus  •  3 h 37 min

  1. Take the line 272 bus from Zaventem Luchthaven Perron A to Brussel Noord Perron 5 272 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Brussels, Brussels-North station to Tilburg, Tilburg Station 811

$9 - $14

3 alternative options

Train, bus  •  2 h 42 min

  1. Take the train from Brussels Airport - Zaventem to Breda Intercity direct / ...
  2. Take the bus from Breda, Centraal Station to Tilburg, Centraal Station 132 / ...

$23 - $34

Drive  •  1 h 9 min

  1. Drive from Brussels Airport (BRU) to Tilburg 72 miles

$17 - $26

Fly, train  •  2 h 19 min

  1. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) BRU - AMS
  2. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Breda

$71 - $255

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The cheapest way to get from Brussels Airport (BRU) to Tilburg is to line 272 bus and bus which costs 8€ - 13€ and takes 3 h 37 min.

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The quickest way to get from Brussels Airport (BRU) to Tilburg is to drive which costs 15€ - 22€ and takes 1 h 9 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Brussels Airport (BRU) to Tilburg station. However, there are services departing from Zaventem Luchthaven Perron A and arriving at Tilburg, Tilburg Station via Brussels, Brussels-North station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 37 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Brussels Airport (BRU) to Tilburg. However, there are services departing from Brussels Airport - Zaventem and arriving at Tilburg via Breda. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 28 min.

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The distance between Brussels Airport (BRU) and Tilburg is 84 km. The road distance is 115.1 km.

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The best way to get from Brussels Airport (BRU) to Tilburg without a car is to train which takes 1 h 28 min and costs 16€ - 35€.

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It takes approximately 1 h 28 min to get from Brussels Airport (BRU) to Tilburg, including transfers.

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

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Brussels Airport (BRU) to Tilburg train services, operated by Dutch Railways (NS), depart from Brussels Airport - Zaventem station.

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The best way to get from Brussels Airport (BRU) to Tilburg is to train which takes 1 h 28 min and costs 16€ - 35€. Alternatively, you can line 272 bus and bus, which costs 8€ - 13€ and takes 3 h 37 min.

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Map of how to get from Brussels Airport (BRU) to Tilburg.
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  • Distance: 52.8 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 28 min

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

Dutch Railways (NS) operates a train from Brussels Airport (BRU) to Tilburg hourly. Tickets cost $14 - $25 and the journey takes 1 h 7 min. Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB) also services this route hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Brussels Airport (BRU) to Tilburg via Brussels, Brussels-North station in around 3 h 37 min.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Brussels to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $480
Train operators
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 Breda
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $25
Website
ns.nl
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eurail.com
Train from Schiphol Airport to Breda
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $29
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
b-rail.be
Train from Brussels Airport-Zaventem to Breda
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $25
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$23 - $25
1st Class
$32 - $36
Bus operators
Bravo
Phone
0900-9292
Email
klantenservice@bravo.info
Website
bravo.info
Bus from Breda, Centraal Station to Tilburg, Centraal Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9
Website
bravo.info
De Lijn
Website
delijn.be
Bus from Zaventem Luchthaven Perron A to Brussel Noord Perron 5
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
delijn.be
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, Brussels-North station to Tilburg, Tilburg Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$6 - $11
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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The quickest flight from Brussels Airport to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport is the direct flight which takes 50 min.

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Brussels Airport (BRU) to Tilburg bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Tilburg, Tilburg Station.

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Brussels Airport (BRU) to Tilburg train services, operated by Dutch Railways (NS), arrive at Breda station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Brussels Airport (BRU) to Tilburg is 115 km. It takes approximately 1 h 9 min to drive from Brussels Airport (BRU) to Tilburg.

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KLM offers flights from Brussels Airport to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport.

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