There are 5 ways to get from Brussels-South Station to Antwerp by night bus, train, taxi, car or rideshare

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Night bus  •  1 h 10 min

  1. Take the night bus from Brussels City Center - Midi Train station to Antwerp N819

$2 - $5

4 alternative options

Train  •  57 min

  1. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Antwerpen-Centraal Ic / ...

$7 - $16

Taxi  •  36 min

  1. Take a taxi from Brussels-South Station to Antwerp 32.8 miles

$130 - $170

Drive  •  36 min

  1. Drive from Brussels-South Station to Antwerp 32.8 miles

$6 - $10

Rideshare  •  1 h 16 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Anderlecht to Antwerp 31.9 miles

$5

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Yes, there is an overnight bus departing from Brussels City Center - Midi Train station station and arriving at Antwerp. This bus operates every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 10 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi and arriving at Antwerpen-Centraal. Services depart every 15 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 55 min.

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The distance between Brussels-South Station and Antwerp is 43 km. The road distance is 52.4 km.

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The best way to get from Brussels-South Station to Antwerp without a car is to night bus which takes 1 h 10 min and costs .

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The night bus from Brussels City Center - Midi Train station to Antwerp takes 1 h 10 min including transfers and departs twice daily.

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Brussels-South Station to Antwerp bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Brussels, Brussels Gare du Midi station.

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Brussels-South Station to Antwerp train services, operated by Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB), depart from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi station.

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Brussels-South Station to Antwerp bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Antwerp station.

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Brussels-South Station to Antwerp train services, operated by Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB), arrive at Antwerpen-Centraal station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Brussels-South Station to Antwerp is 52 km. It takes approximately 36 min to drive from Brussels-South Station to Antwerp.

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  • Distance: 26.9 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 10 min

What companies run services between Brussels-South Station, Belgium and Antwerp, Belgium?

Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB) operates a train from Brussels-South Station to Antwerp every 15 minutes. Tickets cost $7 - $11 and the journey takes 55 min. Dutch Railways (NS) also services this route hourly.

Train operators
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
b-rail.be
Train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Antwerpen-Centraal
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$7 - $11
1st Class
$11 - $16
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-Zuid/Midi to Antwerpen-Centraal
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $16
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Night bus from Brussels, Brussels Gare du Midi to Antwerp
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$2 - $5
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Anderlecht to Antwerp
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5
Book at
blablacar.co.uk
Taxi from Brussels-South Station to Antwerp
Ave. Duration
36 min
Estimated price
$130 - $170
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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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Brussels-South Station and Antwerp. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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