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There are 7 ways to get from Brussels to Zaventem by train, bus, rideshare, taxi, car, towncar or foot

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Train  •  15 min

  1. Take the train from Brux.-Nord/Brus.-Noord to Zaventem S2 / ...

$19 - $21

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  28 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Brussels to Zaventem 7.2 miles

$2

5 alternative options

Line 272 bus  •  37 min

  1. Take the line 272 bus from Brussel Rogier to Zaventem Station 272

$4

Taxi  •  14 min

  1. Take a taxi from Brussels to Zaventem 7.7 miles

$30 - $40

Drive  •  14 min

  1. Drive from Brussels to Zaventem 7.7 miles

$1 - $3

Uber  •  14 min

  1. Take an Uber from Brussels to Zaventem 7.7 miles

$22 - $35

Walk  •  2 h 15 min

  1. Walk from Brussels to Zaventem 7.1 miles

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The cheapest way to get from Brussels to Zaventem is to rideshare which costs 2€ and takes 28 min.

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The quickest way to get from Brussels to Zaventem is to taxi which costs 27€ - 33€ and takes 14 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Brussel Rogier and arriving at Zaventem Station station. Services depart every 20 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 37 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Brux.-Nord/Brus.-Noord and arriving at Zaventem. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 15 min.

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The distance between Brussels and Zaventem is 9 km. The road distance is 12.4 km.

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The best way to get from Brussels to Zaventem without a car is to train which takes 15 min and costs 16€ - 18€.

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The train from Brux.-Nord/Brus.-Noord to Zaventem takes 15 min including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.

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Brussels to Zaventem bus services, operated by De Lijn, depart from Brussel Rogier station.

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Brussels to Zaventem 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 Zaventem is to train which takes 15 min and costs 16€ - 18€. Alternatively, you can line 272 bus, which costs 3€ and takes 37 min.

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Map of how to get from Brussels to Zaventem.
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  • Distance: 5.9 miles
  • Duration: 15 min

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

Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB) operates a train from Brussels to Zaventem every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $19 - $21 and the journey takes 15 min. Alternatively, De Lijn operates a bus from Brussels to Zaventem every 20 minutes. Tickets cost $4 and the journey takes 37 min.

Train operators
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
b-rail.be
Train from Brux.-Nord/Brus.-Noord to Zaventem
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$19 - $21
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$19 - $21
1st Class
$26 - $29
Bus operators
De Lijn
Website
delijn.be
Bus from Brussel Rogier to Zaventem Station
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
delijn.be
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Brussels to Zaventem
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$2
Book at
blablacar.co.uk
Uber Brussels
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Brussels to Zaventem
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Signup at
uber.com
UberX
$22 - $35
UberBLACK
$35 - $50
VAN
$35 - $55
Taxi from Brussels to Zaventem
Ave. Duration
14 min
Estimated price
$30 - $40
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 Zaventem bus services, operated by De Lijn, arrive at Zaventem Station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Brussels to Zaventem is 12 km. It takes approximately 14 min to drive from Brussels to Zaventem.

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There are 995+ hotels available in Zaventem. Prices start at $69 USD per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Brussels and Zaventem. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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