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

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Line 460 bus  •  58 min

  1. Take the line 460 bus from Sint-Jans-Molenbeek Ribaucourt to Boom E. Vanderveldestraat 460 / ...

$4

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Train  •  1 h 31 min

  1. Take the train from Brux.-Nord/Brus.-Noord to Anvers-Berchem / Antwerpen-Berchem Ic / ...
  2. Take the train from Anvers-Berchem / Antwerpen-Berchem to Boom S32

$12 - $22

Taxi  •  23 min

  1. Take a taxi from Brussels to Boom 18.5 miles

$75 - $95

Drive  •  23 min

  1. Drive from Brussels to Boom 18.5 miles

$3 - $6

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The cheapest way to get from Brussels to Boom is to line 460 bus which costs 3€ and takes 58 min.

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The quickest way to get from Brussels to Boom is to taxi which costs 65€ - 85€ and takes 23 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Sint-Jans-Molenbeek Ribaucourt and arriving at Boom E. Vanderveldestraat. Services depart hourly, and operate Monday to Saturday. The journey takes approximately 58 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Brussels to Boom. However, there are services departing from Brux.-Nord/Brus.-Noord and arriving at Boom via Anvers-Berchem / Antwerpen-Berchem. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 31 min.

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The distance between Brussels and Boom is 27 km. The road distance is 29.7 km.

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The best way to get from Brussels to Boom without a car is to line 460 bus which takes 58 min and costs 3€.

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The line 460 bus from Sint-Jans-Molenbeek Ribaucourt to Boom E. Vanderveldestraat takes 58 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Brussels to Boom bus services, operated by De Lijn, depart from Sint-Jans-Molenbeek Ribaucourt station.

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Brussels to Boom train services, operated by Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB), depart from Brux.-Nord/Brus.-Noord station.

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The best way to get from Brussels to Boom is to line 460 bus which takes 58 min and costs 3€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 10€ - 20€ and takes 1 h 31 min.

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  • Distance: 16.8 miles
  • Duration: 58 min

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

De Lijn operates a bus from Brussels to Boom hourly. Tickets cost $4 and the journey takes 58 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Brussels to Boom via Anvers-Berchem / Antwerpen-Berchem in around 1 h 31 min.

Train operators
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
b-rail.be
Train from Brux.-Nord/Brus.-Noord to Anvers-Berchem / Antwerpen-Berchem
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$6 - $10
1st Class
$10 - $15
Train from Anvers-Berchem / Antwerpen-Berchem to Boom
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$5 - $8
1st Class
$7 - $11
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-Noord to Antwerpen-Berchem
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $15
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Bus operators
De Lijn
Website
delijn.be
Bus from Sint-Jans-Molenbeek Ribaucourt to Boom E. Vanderveldestraat
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
delijn.be
Other operators
Taxi from Brussels to Boom
Ave. Duration
23 min
Estimated price
$75 - $95
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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Brussels to Boom bus services, operated by De Lijn, arrive at Boom E. Vanderveldestraat station.

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Brussels to Boom train services, operated by Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB), arrive at Boom station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Brussels to Boom is 30 km. It takes approximately 23 min to drive from Brussels to Boom.

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