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There are 7 ways to get from Brussels-South Station to Schaerbeek by train, subway, tram, bus, taxi or foot

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Train  •  8 min

  1. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Brux.-/ Brus-Centr. Ic / ...

€3 - €14

Cheapest option

Line 2 subway  •  18 min

  1. Take the line 2 subway from Gare Du Midi to Botanique 2 / ...

€3

5 alternative options

Train via Schaerbeek / Schaarbeek  •  19 min

  1. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Schaerbeek / Schaarbeek S2 / ...

€3 - €5

Line 3 tram  •  19 min

  1. Take the line 3 tram from Gare Du Midi to Thomas 3 / ...

€3

Bus  •  28 min

  1. Take the bus from Brussels South to Brussels-North train station N1153

€4 - €5

Taxi  •  10 min

  1. Take a taxi from Brussels-South Station to Schaerbeek 6.6 km

€9 - €12

Walk  •  1h 5m

  1. Walk from Brussels-South Station to Schaerbeek 5.4 km

Brussels-South Station to Schaerbeek by walk and train

The journey time between Brussels-South Station and Schaerbeek is around 3 min and covers a distance of around 2 km. The fastest journey normally takes 3 min. Operated by Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB) and Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, the Brussels-South Station to Schaerbeek service departs from Brussels-South Station and arrives in Brux.-/ Brus-Centr.. Typically 3095 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
3 min
Fastest journey time:
3 min
Services per week:
3095
Cheapest price:
€3
Carbon emissions:
0 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
00:07
Last service departs at:
23:56

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Brussels-South Station to Schaerbeek walk and train schedules

Departing Friday, June 18, 2021

Brussels-South Station → Schaerbeek
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Schaerbeek is 800 14689.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Schaerbeek is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Schaerbeek is 1.5 metres.

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Last updated: 16 Jun 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Brussels-South Station to Schaerbeek is to line 2 subway which costs €3 and takes 18 min.

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The fastest way to get from Brussels-South Station to Schaerbeek is to train. Taking this option will cost €3 - €14 and takes 8 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Brussels South and arriving at Brussels-North train station station. Services depart four times a week, and operate Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday. The journey takes approximately 20 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi and arriving at Brux.-/ Brus-Centr.. Services depart every five minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 min.

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The distance between Brussels-South Station and Schaerbeek is 5 km.

The best way to get from Brussels-South Station to Schaerbeek without a car is to train which takes 8 min and costs €3 - €14.

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The train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Brux.-/ Brus-Centr. takes 3 min including transfers and departs every five minutes.

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Brussels-South Station to Schaerbeek bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Brussels South station.

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

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The best way to get from Brussels-South Station to Schaerbeek is to train which takes 8 min and costs €3 - €14. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €4 - €5 and takes 28 min.

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Map of how to get from Brussels-South Station to Schaerbeek.
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  • Distance: 4.9 km
  • Duration: 8 min

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

Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB) operates a train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Brux.-/ Brus-Centr. every 5 minutes. Tickets cost €3 - €5 and the journey takes 3 min. Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express also services this route every 4 hours. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Brussels South to Brussels-North train station 4 times a week. Tickets cost €4 - €5 and the journey takes 20 min.

Train operators
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
belgiantrain.be
Train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Brux.-/ Brus-Centr.
Ave. Duration
3 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
€3 - €5
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
€3 - €5
1st Class
€4 - €7
Train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Schaerbeek / Schaarbeek
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
€3 - €5
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
€3 - €5
1st Class
€4 - €7
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It offers many different types of rail transportation, including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Bruxelles-Nord
Ave. Duration
6 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€10 - €14
Website
Deutsche Bahn
STIB
Phone
+32 70 23 20 00
Website
stib-mivb.be
Subway from Gare Du Midi to Botanique
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
€3
Website
STIB
Tram from Gare Du Midi to Thomas
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
€3
Website
STIB
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Brussels South to Brussels-North train station
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€4 - €5
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Brussels-South Station to Schaerbeek
Ave. Duration
10 min
Estimated price
€9 - €12
Your Private Driver
Phone
+32 466 24 16 94
Website
yourprivatedriver.be
Viabrussels
Phone
+32 49 42 63 06 5
Website
viabrussels.com
Taxis Bleus
Phone
+32 2 268 00 00
Website
taxisbleus.be
Prestige DRIVER
Phone
+32 493 84 65 91
Website
prestigedriver.be
Gentle car service
Phone
+32 497 11 17 61
Website
taxi-aeroports.be
Brussels Taxis
Phone
+32 484 97 59 75
Website
brusselstaxis.be
Airport-driver.be
Phone
+32 488 09 36 51
Website
airport-driver.be
Airport Taxis
Phone
+32 28 81 02 02
Website
airport-taxis.be

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Brussels-South Station to Schaerbeek bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Brussels-North train station.

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Brussels-South Station to Schaerbeek train services, operated by Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB), arrive at Brux.-/ Brus-Centr. station.

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