There are 7 ways to get from Brussels Airport (BRU) to Zemst by train, bus, taxi, car or towncar

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Train  •  29 min

  1. Take the train from Brussels Airport-Zaventem to Malines / Mechelen Ic / ...
  2. Take the train from Malines / Mechelen to Weerde S1 / ...

11€ - 23€

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Line 683 bus  •  37 min

  1. Take the line 683 bus from Zaventem Luchthaven Perron B to Zemst Dorp 282 / ...

3€

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Train, line 683 bus  •  31 min

  1. Take the train from Brussels Airport-Zaventem to Malines / Mechelen Ic / ...
  2. Take the line 683 bus from Mechelen Station perron 3 to Zemst Dorp 283 / ...

11€ - 21€

Taxi  •  12 min

  1. Take a taxi from Brussels Airport (BRU) to Zemst 16.4 km

35€ - 45€

Drive  •  12 min

  1. Drive from Brussels Airport (BRU) to Zemst 16.4 km

1€ - 3€

Towncar  •  12 min

  1. Take a town car from Brussels Airport to Zemst 16.4 km

50€ - 75€

Uber  •  12 min

  1. Take an Uber from Brussels Airport (BRU) to Zemst 16.4 km

140€ - 200€

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Brussels Airport (BRU) to Zemst is to drive which costs 1€ - 3€ and takes 12 min.

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The quickest way to get from Brussels Airport (BRU) to Zemst is to taxi which costs 35€ - 45€ and takes 12 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Zaventem Luchthaven Perron B and arriving at Zemst Dorp. Services depart every 20 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 37 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Brussels Airport (BRU) to Zemst. However, there are services departing from Brussels Airport-Zaventem and arriving at Weerde via Malines / Mechelen. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 29 min.

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The distance between Brussels Airport (BRU) and Zemst is 10 km. The road distance is 16.4 km.

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The best way to get from Brussels Airport (BRU) to Zemst without a car is to train which takes 29 min and costs 10€ - 24€.

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It takes approximately 29 min to get from Brussels Airport (BRU) to Zemst, including transfers.

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

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Brussels Airport (BRU) to Zemst 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 Zemst is to train which takes 29 min and costs 10€ - 24€. Alternatively, you can line 683 bus, which costs 3€ and takes 37 min.

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  • Distance: 9.6 km
  • Duration: 29 min

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

You can take a train from Brussels Airport (BRU) to Zemst via Malines / Mechelen in around 29 min. Alternatively, De Lijn operates a bus from Brussels Airport (BRU) to Zemst every 20 minutes. Tickets cost 3€ and the journey takes 37 min.

Train operators
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
belgiantrain.be
Train from Brussels Airport-Zaventem to Malines / Mechelen
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
16€ - 19€
Website
Belgian Railways
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Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
16€ - 19€
1st Class
23€ - 25€
Train from Malines / Mechelen to Weerde
Ave. Duration
5 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
3€ - 5€
Website
Belgian Railways
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Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
3€ - 5€
1st Class
5€ - 8€
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 Mechelen
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
7€ - 18€
Website
NS
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Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
7€ - 11€
1st Class
12€ - 18€
Bus operators
De Lijn
Phone
070 220 200
Email
delijn
Website
delijn.be
Bus from Mechelen Station perron 3 to Zemst Dorp
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
3€
Website
De Lijn
Bus from Zaventem Luchthaven Perron B to Zemst Dorp
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
3€
Website
De Lijn
Other operators
Uber Brussels
Website
uber.comglobal
Towncar from Brussels Airport (BRU) to Zemst
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
140€ - 200€
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uber.com
UberX
140€ - 200€
UberBLACK
220€ - 300€
VAN
240€ - 330€
Taxi from Brussels Airport (BRU) to Zemst
Ave. Duration
12 min
Estimated price
35€ - 45€
Your Private Driver
Phone
+32 466 24 16 94
Website
yourprivatedriver.be
Taxis Bleus
Phone
+32 2 268 00 00
Website
taxisbleus.be
Brussels Taxis
Phone
+32 484 97 59 75
Website
brusselstaxis.be
Jayride
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Brussels Airport to Zemst
Estimated price
50€ - 75€

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Brussels Airport (BRU) to Zemst is 16 km. It takes approximately 12 min to drive from Brussels Airport (BRU) to Zemst.

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