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There are 4 ways to get from Brussels to Braine-l'Alleud by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  30 min

  1. Take the train from Brux.-/ Brus-Centr. to Braine-l'Alleud / Eigenbrakel S1 / ...

€4 - €7

3 alternative options

Bus  •  55 min

  1. Take the bus from SAINT-GILLES Porte de Hal to BRAINE-L'ALLEUD Vallée Bailly W / ...

Taxi  •  26 min

  1. Take a taxi from Brussels to Braine-l'Alleud 29.2 km

€40 - €50

Drive  •  26 min

  1. Drive from Brussels to Braine-l'Alleud 29.2 km

€3 - €5

Brussels to Braine-l'Alleud by train

The train journey time between Brussels and Braine-l'Alleud is around 26 min and covers a distance of around 20 km. The fastest train normally takes 20 min. Operated by Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB), the Brussels to Braine-l'Alleud train service departs from Brux.-/ Brus-Centr. and arrives in Braine-l'Alleud / Eigenbrakel. Typically 416 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
26 min
Fastest train time:
20 min
Trains per week:
416
Cheapest price:
€4
Carbon emissions:
1 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
00:14
Last train departs at:
23:14

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Brussels to Braine-l'Alleud train schedules

Brussels → Braine-l'Alleud
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Frequently Asked Questions


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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • Further restrictions may be implemented at short notice

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Braine-l'Alleud is 800 14689.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Braine-l'Alleud is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Braine-l'Alleud is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 800 14689.

Last updated: 20 Jun 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Brussels to Braine-l'Alleud is to drive which costs €3 - €5 and takes 26 min.

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The quickest way to get from Brussels to Braine-l'Alleud is to taxi which costs €40 - €50 and takes 26 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from SAINT-GILLES Porte de Hal and arriving at BRAINE-L'ALLEUD Vallée Bailly. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 55 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Brux.-/ Brus-Centr. and arriving at Braine-l'Alleud / Eigenbrakel. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 30 min.

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It is 19 km from Brussels to Braine-l'Alleud. It is approximately 29.2 km to drive.

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The best way to get from Brussels to Braine-l'Alleud without a car is to train which takes 30 min and costs €4 - €7.

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The train from Brux.-/ Brus-Centr. to Braine-l'Alleud / Eigenbrakel takes 30 min including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.

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Brussels to Braine-l'Alleud bus services, operated by TEC Brabant Wallon, depart from SAINT-GILLES Porte de Hal station.

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Brussels to Braine-l'Alleud train services, operated by Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB), depart from Brux.-/ Brus-Centr. station.

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The best way to get from Brussels to Braine-l'Alleud is to train which takes 30 min and costs €4 - €7. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 55 min.

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Map of how to get from Brussels to Braine-l'Alleud.
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  • Distance: 18.6 km
  • Duration: 30 min

What companies run services between Brussels, Belgium and Braine-l'Alleud, Belgium?

Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB) operates a train from Brux.-/ Brus-Centr. to Braine-l'Alleud / Eigenbrakel every 30 minutes. Tickets cost €4 - €7 and the journey takes 30 min. Alternatively, TEC Brabant Wallon operates a bus from SAINT-GILLES Porte de Hal to BRAINE-L'ALLEUD Vallée Bailly every 30 minutes, and the journey takes 55 min. Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB) also services this route hourly.

Train operators
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
belgiantrain.be
Train from Brux.-/ Brus-Centr. to Braine-l'Alleud / Eigenbrakel
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€4 - €7
Website
Belgian Railways
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Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
€4 - €7
1st Class
€6 - €10
Bus operators
TEC Brabant Wallon
Phone
+32 10 23 53 53
Email
info.bw@letec.be
Website
letec.be
Bus from SAINT-GILLES Porte de Hal to BRAINE-L'ALLEUD Vallée Bailly
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Website
TEC Brabant Wallon
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
belgiantrain.be
Bus from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Braine-l'Alleud / Eigenbrakel
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
Other operators
Taxi from Brussels to Braine-l'Alleud
Ave. Duration
26 min
Estimated price
€40 - €50
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 to Braine-l'Alleud bus services, operated by TEC Brabant Wallon, arrive at BRAINE-L'ALLEUD Vallée Bailly station.

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Brussels to Braine-l'Alleud train services, operated by Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB), arrive at Braine-l'Alleud / Eigenbrakel station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Brussels to Braine-l'Alleud is 29 km. It takes approximately 26 min to drive from Brussels to Braine-l'Alleud.

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