There are 5 ways to get from Brussels to Antwerp by train, bus, taxi, car or rideshare
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What companies run services between Brussels, Belgium and Antwerp, Belgium?
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB) operates a train from Brussels to Antwerp every 10 minutes. Tickets cost $7 - $12 and the journey takes 46 min. Thalys also services this route hourly. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Brussels to Antwerp twice daily. Tickets cost $2 - $5 and the journey takes 50 min. CityBusExpress also services this route once daily.
Train from Bruxelles-Midi to Antwerpen Centraal
- Ave. Duration
- 46 min
- Every 10 minutes
- Estimated price
- $7 - $12
- 2nd Class
- $7 - $12
- 1st Class
- $12 - $17
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Questions & Answers
How far is it from Brussels to Antwerp?
The distance between Brussels and Antwerp is 41 km. The road distance is 45 km.
What is the cheapest way to get from Brussels to Antwerp?
The cheapest way to get from Brussels to Antwerp is to rideshare which costs 3€ and takes 54 min.
What is the fastest way to get from Brussels to Antwerp?
The quickest way to get from Brussels to Antwerp is to taxi which takes 34 min and costs 100€ - 120€.
Is there a direct train between Brussels and Antwerp?
Yes, there is a direct train departing from Bruxelles-Midi and arriving at Antwerpen Centraal. Services depart every 10 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 46 min.
Is there a direct bus between Brussels and Antwerp?
Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Brussels, Brussels-North station and arriving at Antwerp. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 50 min.
How long does it take to get from Brussels to Antwerp?
The train from Bruxelles-Midi to Antwerpen Centraal takes 46 min including transfers and departs every 10 minutes.