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

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Line 461 bus  •  42 min

  1. Take the line 461 bus from Brussel Karel Bogaerd to Boom Markt 461

$4

3 alternative options

Train  •  1 h 19 min

  1. Take the train from Bru.-Noord / Brux.-Nord to Antwerpen-Berchem Ic
  2. Take the train from Antwerpen-Berchem to Boom L

$12 - $18

Taxi  •  23 min

  1. Take a taxi from Brussels to Boom 18.5 miles

$80 - $95

Drive  •  23 min

  1. Drive from Brussels to Boom 18.5 miles

$3 - $6

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Brussels to Boom is to line 461 bus which costs 3€ and takes 42 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 Brussel Karel Bogaerd and arriving at Boom Markt. Services depart hourly, and operate Monday to Friday. The journey takes approximately 42 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Brussels to Boom. However, there are services departing from Bru.-Noord / Brux.-Nord and arriving at Boom via Antwerpen-Berchem. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 19 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 461 bus which takes 42 min and costs 3€.

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The line 461 bus from Brussel Karel Bogaerd to Boom Markt takes 42 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Brussels to Boom bus services, operated by De Lijn, depart from Brussel Karel Bogaerd station.

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Map of how to get from Brussels to Boom.
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  • Distance: 16.8 miles
  • Duration: 42 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 42 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Brussels to Boom via Antwerpen-Berchem in around 1 h 19 min.

Train operators
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
b-rail.be
Train from Bru.-Noord / Brux.-Nord to Antwerpen-Berchem
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$7 - $10
1st Class
$10 - $16
Train from 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 - $12
Bus operators
De Lijn
Website
delijn.be
Bus from Brussel Karel Bogaerd to Boom Markt
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
delijn.be
Other operators
Taxi from Brussels to Boom
Ave. Duration
23 min
Estimated price
$80 - $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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