There are 4 ways to get from Brussels to Aalst by train, bus, taxi or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  36 min

  1. Take the train from Bruxelles-Central to Alost Ic / ...

$6 - $9

Cheapest option

Line 214 bus  •  1 h 4 min

  1. Take the line 214 bus from Sint-Jans-Molenbeek Sainctelette to Aalst Zeeberg 212 / ...

$4

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  22 min

  1. Take a taxi from Brussels to Aalst 17.1 miles

$65 - $80

Drive  •  22 min

  1. Drive from Brussels to Aalst 17.1 miles

$3 - $6

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The cheapest way to get from Brussels to Aalst is to line 214 bus which costs 3€ and takes 1 h 4 min.

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The quickest way to get from Brussels to Aalst is to taxi which costs 55€ - 70€ and takes 22 min.

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The distance between Brussels and Aalst is 24 km. The road distance is 27.3 km.

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The train from Bruxelles-Central to Alost takes 36 min including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Sint-Jans-Molenbeek Sainctelette and arriving at Aalst Zeeberg. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 4 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Bruxelles-Central and arriving at Alost. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 36 min.

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What companies run services between Brussels, Belgium and Aalst, Belgium?

Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB) operates a train from Brussels to Aalst every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $6 - $9 and the journey takes 36 min. Alternatively, De Lijn operates a bus from Brussels to Aalst every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $4 and the journey takes 1 h 4 min.

Train operators
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
b-rail.be
Train from Bruxelles-Central to Alost
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$6 - $9
1st Class
$9 - $14
Bus operators
De Lijn
Website
delijn.be
Bus from Sint-Jans-Molenbeek Sainctelette to Aalst Zeeberg
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
delijn.be
Other operators
Taxi from Brussels to Aalst
Ave. Duration
22 min
Estimated price
$65 - $80
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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