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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  23 min

  1. Take the train from Bruxelles-Nord to Merchtem Ic / ...

$5 - $8

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  32 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Berchem-Sainte-Agathe to Merchtem 9.7 miles

$3

4 alternative options

Line 245 bus  •  39 min

  1. Take the line 245 bus from Brussel IJzer to Merchtem Varkensmarkt 245

$4

Taxi  •  19 min

  1. Take a taxi from Brussels to Merchtem 10.6 miles

$40 - $50

Drive  •  19 min

  1. Drive from Brussels to Merchtem 10.6 miles

$2 - $4

Uber  •  19 min

  1. Take an Uber from Brussels to Merchtem 10.6 miles

$40 - $65

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Brussels to Merchtem is to drive which costs 1€ - 3€ and takes 19 min.

More details

The quickest way to get from Brussels to Merchtem is to taxi which costs 35€ - 45€ and takes 19 min.

More details

The distance between Brussels and Merchtem is 15 km. The road distance is 16.9 km.

Get driving directions

The train from Bruxelles-Nord to Merchtem takes 23 min including transfers and departs hourly.

More details

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Brussel IJzer and arriving at Merchtem Varkensmarkt. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 39 min.

More details

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Bruxelles-Nord and arriving at Merchtem. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 23 min.

More details

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

Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB) operates a train from Brussels to Merchtem hourly. Tickets cost $5 - $8 and the journey takes 23 min. Alternatively, De Lijn operates a bus from Brussels to Merchtem hourly. Tickets cost $4 and the journey takes 39 min.

Train operators
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
b-rail.be
Train from Bruxelles-Nord to Merchtem
Ave. Duration
23 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 IJzer to Merchtem Varkensmarkt
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
delijn.be
Other operators
BlaBlaCar
Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Berchem-Sainte-Agathe to Merchtem
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$3
Book at
blablacar.co.uk
Uber Brüssel
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Brussels to Merchtem
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Signup at
uber.com
uberX
$40 - $65
UberBLACK
$70 - $95
UberVAN
$75 - $110
Taxi from Brussels to Merchtem
Ave. Duration
19 min
Estimated price
$40 - $50
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

Want to know more about travelling around Belgium

Rome2rio's Travel Guide series provide vital information for the global traveller. Filled with useful and timely travel information, the guides answer all the hard questions - such as 'How do I buy a ticket?', 'Should I book online before I travel? ', 'How much should I expect to pay?', 'Do the trains and buses have Wifi?' - to help you get the most out of your next trip.