There are 3 ways to get from Brussels Airport (BRU) to Turnhout by train or car

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Train  •  1 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from Mechelen to Turnhout Intercity / ...

$13 - $33

2 alternative options

Train via Anvers-Central  •  2 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from Brussels Airport - Zaventem to Anvers-Central Ic
  2. Take the train from Anvers-Central to Turnhout Ic

$28 - $33

Drive  •  51 min

  1. Drive from Brussels Airport (BRU) to Turnhout 52.1 miles

$10 - $16

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Brussels Airport (BRU) to Turnhout is to drive which costs 9€ - 14€ and takes 51 min.

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The quickest way to get from Brussels Airport (BRU) to Turnhout is to drive which takes 51 min and costs 9€ - 14€.

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The distance between Brussels Airport (BRU) and Turnhout is 57 km. The road distance is 83 km.

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It takes approximately 1 h 32 min to get from Brussels Airport (BRU) to Turnhout, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct train from Brussels Airport (BRU) to Turnhout. However, there are services departing from Bruxelles-Nat.-Aéroport and arriving at Turnhout via Mechelen. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 32 min.

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

Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB) operates a train from Brussels Airport (BRU) to Turnhout hourly. Tickets cost $8 - $12 and the journey takes 52 min.

Train operators
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
b-rail.be
Train from Mechelen to Turnhout
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$8 - $12
1st Class
$12 - $18
Train from Brussels Airport - Zaventem to Anvers-Central
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $23
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$20 - $23
1st Class
$28 - $31
Train from Anvers-Central to Turnhout
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$7 - $11
1st Class
$11 - $17

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