There are 6 ways to get from Brussels to Machelen by train, bus, taxi, car, towncar or foot

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Train  •  8 min

  1. Take the train from Bru.-Noord / Brux.-Nord to Vilvoorde Ic / ...

$4 - $7

Cheapest option

Line 64 bus  •  30 min

  1. Take the line 64 bus from Brabanconne to Kerk Machelen 64

$3

4 alternative options

Taxi  •  14 min

  1. Take a taxi from Brussels to Machelen 6.9 miles

$28 - $35

Drive  •  14 min

  1. Drive from Brussels to Machelen 6.9 miles

$1 - $3

Uber  •  14 min

  1. Take an Uber from Brussels to Machelen 6.9 miles

$21 - $30

Walk  •  2 h 7 min

  1. Walk from Brussels to Machelen 6.6 miles

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The cheapest way to get from Brussels to Machelen is to drive which costs 1€ - 2€ and takes 14 min.

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The quickest way to get from Brussels to Machelen is to train which costs 3€ - 6€ and takes 8 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Brabanconne and arriving at Kerk Machelen. Services depart every 20 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 30 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Bru.-Noord / Brux.-Nord and arriving at Vilvoorde. Services depart every 20 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 8 min.

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The distance between Brussels and Machelen is 9 km. The road distance is 11.1 km.

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The best way to get from Brussels to Machelen without a car is to train which takes 8 min and costs 3€ - 6€.

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The train from Bru.-Noord / Brux.-Nord to Vilvoorde takes 8 min including transfers and departs every 20 minutes.

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Brussels to Machelen bus services, operated by STIB, depart from Brabanconne station.

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

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The best way to get from Brussels to Machelen is to train which takes 8 min and costs 3€ - 6€. Alternatively, you can line 64 bus, which costs 3€ and takes 30 min.

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Map of how to get from Brussels to Machelen.
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  • Distance: 5.7 miles
  • Duration: 8 min

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

Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB) operates a train from Brussels to Machelen every 20 minutes. Tickets cost $4 - $7 and the journey takes 8 min. Alternatively, STIB operates a bus from Brussels to Machelen every 20 minutes. Tickets cost $3 and the journey takes 30 min.

Train operators
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
b-rail.be
Train from Bru.-Noord / Brux.-Nord to Vilvoorde
Ave. Duration
8 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$4 - $7
1st Class
$6 - $10
Bus operators
STIB
Phone
+32 70 23 20 00
Website
stib.be
Bus from Brabanconne to Kerk Machelen
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
stib.be
Other operators
Uber Brussels
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Brussels to Machelen
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Signup at
uber.com
UberX
$21 - $30
UberBLACK
$30 - $45
VAN
$35 - $50
Taxi from Brussels to Machelen
Ave. Duration
14 min
Estimated price
$28 - $35
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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