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There are 5 ways to get from Brussels Central Station to Boom by bus, train, taxi or car

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Line 460 bus  •  1h 21m

  1. Take the line 460 bus from Brussel Rogier to Boom E. Vanderveldestraat 460 / ...

$4

4 alternative options

Train, line 500 bus  •  1h 28m

  1. Take the train from Brux.-/ Brus-Centr. to Malines / Mechelen Ic / ...
  2. Take the line 500 bus from Mechelen Station perron 10 to Boom Voetballersstraat 500

$9 - $14

Train  •  1h 34m

  1. Take the train from Brux.-/ Brus-Centr. to Anvers-Berchem / Antwerpen-Berchem Ic / ...
  2. Take the train from Anvers-Berchem / Antwerpen-Berchem to Boom S32

$12 - $23

Taxi  •  24m

  1. Take a taxi from Brussels Central Station to Boom 19.1 miles

$80 - $100

Drive  •  24m

  1. Drive from Brussels Central Station to Boom 19.1 miles

$4 - $6

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The cheapest way to get from Brussels Central Station to Boom is to line 460 bus which costs 3€ and takes 1h 21m.

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The quickest way to get from Brussels Central Station to Boom is to taxi which costs 70€ - 85€ and takes 24m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Brussel Rogier and arriving at Boom E. Vanderveldestraat. Services depart hourly, and operate Monday to Saturday. The journey takes approximately 1h 3m.

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No, there is no direct train from Brussels Central Station to Boom. However, there are services departing from Brux.-/ Brus-Centr. and arriving at Boom via Anvers-Berchem / Antwerpen-Berchem. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 34m.

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The distance between Brussels Central Station and Boom is 27 km. The road distance is 30.6 km.

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The best way to get from Brussels Central Station to Boom without a car is to line 460 bus which takes 1h 21m and costs 3€.

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The line 460 bus from Brussel Rogier to Boom E. Vanderveldestraat takes 1h 3m including transfers and departs hourly.

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Brussels Central Station to Boom bus services, operated by De Lijn, depart from Brussel Rogier station.

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Brussels Central Station to Boom train services, operated by Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB), depart from Brux.-/ Brus-Centr. station.

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The best way to get from Brussels Central Station to Boom is to line 460 bus which takes 1h 21m and costs 3€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 10€ - 20€ and takes 1h 34m.

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Map of how to get from Brussels Central Station to Boom.
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  • Distance: 17.2 miles
  • Duration: 1h 21m

What companies run services between Brussels Central Station, Belgium and Boom, Belgium?

De Lijn operates a bus from Brussels Central Station to Boom hourly. Tickets cost $4 and the journey takes 1h 3m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Brussels Central Station to Boom via Anvers-Berchem / Antwerpen-Berchem in around 1h 34m.

Train operators
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
belgiantrain.be
Train from Brux.-/ Brus-Centr. to Malines / Mechelen
Ave. Duration
22m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
belgiantrain.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$5 - $8
1st Class
$8 - $12
Train from Brux.-/ Brus-Centr. to Anvers-Berchem / Antwerpen-Berchem
Ave. Duration
43m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Website
belgiantrain.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$7 - $10
1st Class
$10 - $16
Train from Anvers-Berchem / Antwerpen-Berchem to Boom
Ave. Duration
25m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
belgiantrain.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$5 - $8
1st Class
$7 - $11
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 Brussel-Centraal to Mechelen
Ave. Duration
33m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $11
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Brussel-Centraal to Antwerpen-Berchem
Ave. Duration
48m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $15
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Bus operators
De Lijn
Website
delijn.be
Bus from Brussel Rogier to Boom E. Vanderveldestraat
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
delijn.be
Bus from Mechelen Station perron 10 to Boom Voetballersstraat
Ave. Duration
46m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
delijn.be
Other operators
Taxi from Brussels Central Station to Boom
Ave. Duration
24m
Estimated price
$80 - $100
Taxis Bleus
Phone
+32 2 268 00 00
Website
taxisbleus.be
Limostar
Phone
+32 2 512 01 01
Website
limostar.be
Brussels Taxis
Phone
+32 484 97 59 75
Website
brusselstaxis.be

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Brussels Central Station to Boom bus services, operated by De Lijn, arrive at Boom E. Vanderveldestraat station.

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Brussels Central Station to Boom train services, operated by Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB), arrive at Boom station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Brussels Central Station to Boom is 31 km. It takes approximately 24m to drive from Brussels Central Station to Boom.

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