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  •  1 h 21 min

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

$4

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Train  •  1 h 26 min

  1. Take the train from Bru.-Centraal / Brux.-Central to Antwerpen-Berchem Ic
  2. Take the train from Antwerpen-Berchem to Boom L

$12 - $18

Train, line 500 bus  •  1 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from Bru.-Centraal / Brux.-Central to Mechelen Ic / ...
  2. Take the line 500 bus from Mechelen Station perron 10 to Boom Voetballersstraat 500

$9 - $12

Taxi  •  24 min

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

$80 - $100

Drive  •  24 min

  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 1 h 21 min.

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

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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 1 h 3 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Brussels Central Station to Boom. However, there are services departing from Bru.-Centraal / Brux.-Central and arriving at Boom via Antwerpen-Berchem. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 26 min.

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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 1 h 21 min and costs 3€.

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The line 460 bus from Brussel Rogier to Boom E. Vanderveldestraat takes 1 h 3 min 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 Bru.-Centraal / Brux.-Central station.

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The best way to get from Brussels Central Station to Boom is to line 460 bus which takes 1 h 21 min and costs 3€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 10€ - 16€ and takes 1 h 26 min.

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  • Distance: 17.2 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 21 min

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 1 h 3 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Brussels Central Station to Boom via Antwerpen-Berchem in around 1 h 26 min.

Train operators
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
b-rail.be
Train from Bru.-Centraal / Brux.-Central to Antwerpen-Berchem
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$7 - $11
1st Class
$11 - $16
Train from Antwerpen-Berchem to Boom
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$5 - $8
1st Class
$8 - $12
Train from Bru.-Centraal / Brux.-Central to Mechelen
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$5 - $8
1st Class
$8 - $12
Bus operators
De Lijn
Website
delijn.be
Bus from Brussel Rogier to Boom E. Vanderveldestraat
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
delijn.be
Bus from Mechelen Station perron 10 to Boom Voetballersstraat
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
delijn.be
Other operators
Taxi from Brussels Central Station to Boom
Ave. Duration
24 min
Estimated price
$80 - $100
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 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 24 min to drive from Brussels Central Station to Boom.

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