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

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Map of how to get from Brussels Central Station to Waterloo.
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  • Distance: 9.3 miles
  • Duration: 32 min

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

Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB) operates a train from Brussels Central Station to Waterloo hourly. Tickets cost $5 - $8 and the journey takes 32 minutes. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Brussels Central Station to Waterloo via Bibliotheque and Saint-Gilles Cité Fontainas in around 1 hour 5 minutes.

Train operators
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
b-rail.be
Train from Bruxelles-Central to Waterloo
Avg. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
belgianrail.be
2nd Class
$5 - $8
1st Class
$8 - $12
Bus operators
STIB
Phone
+32 70 23 20 00
Website
stib.be
Bus from Bibliotheque to Fontainas
Avg. Duration
7 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
stib.be
Bus from Gare Centrale to Longchamp
Avg. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
stib.be
TEC
Website
infotec.be
Bus from Saint-Gilles Cité Fontainas to Waterloo Eglise
Avg. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
infotec.be
Bus from Uccle Avenue Churchill to Waterloo Eglise
Avg. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
infotec.be
Other operators
Taxi
Avg. Duration
21 min
Estimated price
$40 - $55
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

How far is it from Brussels Central Station to Waterloo?

The distance between Brussels Central Station and Waterloo is 15 km. The road distance is 16 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Brussels Central Station to Waterloo?

The cheapest way to get from Brussels Central Station to Waterloo is to drive which costs 2€ and takes 21 minutes.

What is the fastest way to get from Brussels Central Station to Waterloo?

The quickest way to get from Brussels Central Station to Waterloo is to taxi which takes 21 minutes and costs 40€.

Is there a direct train between Brussels Central Station and Waterloo?

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Bruxelles-Central and arriving at Waterloo. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 32 minutes.

Is there a direct bus between Brussels Central Station and Waterloo?

No, there is no direct bus from Brussels Central Station to Waterloo. However, there are services departing from Bibliotheque and arriving at Waterloo Eglise via Saint-Gilles Cité Fontainas. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 hour 5 minutes.

How long does it take to get from Brussels Central Station to Waterloo?

The train from Bruxelles-Central to Waterloo takes 32 minutes including transfers and departs hourly.