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There are 3 ways to get from Ekeren to Tilburg by train, bus or car

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Train  •  1h 29m

  1. Take the train from Ekeren to Roosendaal S32 / ...
  2. Take the train from Roosendaal to Tilburg Intercity

14€ - 30€

Cheapest option

Bus, line 450 bus  •  3h 30m

  1. Take the bus from Antwerpen Roosevelt perron A5 to Turnhout Station perron 6 410 / ...
  2. Take the line 450 bus from Turnhout Station perron 4 to Tilburg Centraal Station perron B 450

4€ - 8€

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Drive  •  48 min

  1. Drive from Ekeren to Tilburg 72 km

9€ - 13€

Belgium → Netherlands
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International entry into Netherlands from Belgium

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Belgium
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Allowed for: Citizens and permanent residents of Netherlands, as well as residents from EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Andorra, Monaco, San Marino, Vatican, Australia, New Zealand, Rwanda, South Korea, Thailand, Aruba, Bonaire, Saint Eustatius and Saba, Cyprus, Singapore, United Kingdom and Sint Maarten

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Conditions of entry into Netherlands from Belgium

  • 10-day mandatory quarantine and a negative COVID-19 test issued at most 1 days before arrival
  • A negative result for COVID-19 is a condition to end the quarantine obligation earlier. It is tested in quarantine on day 5
This applies to arrivals from Belgium
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  • 10-day mandatory quarantine and a negative COVID-19 test issued at most 1 days before arrival
This doesn’t apply to citizens and permanent residents of Australia, New Zealand, Rwanda, Singapore, South Korea, Thailand, Sint Maarten, Iceland, Bonaire, Saint Eustatius and Saba and Portugal
  • A negative result for COVID-19 is a condition to end the quarantine obligation earlier. It is tested in quarantine on day 5
This doesn’t apply to citizens and permanent residents of Australia, New Zealand, Rwanda, Singapore, South Korea, Thailand, Bonaire, Saint Eustatius and Saba, Sint Maarten, Iceland and Portugal

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Rules to follow in Netherlands

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Yes, but conditions apply when entering Netherlands from Belgium.

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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
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Further restrictions may be implemented at short notice
  • Nationwide control measures in place

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Tilburg is 1351.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Tilburg is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Tilburg is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 1351.

No, but conditions apply when returning to Belgium from Netherlands.

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Last updated: 18 Apr 2021
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The cheapest way to get from Ekeren to Tilburg is to bus and line 450 bus which costs 3€ - 9€ and takes 3h 30m.

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The quickest way to get from Ekeren to Tilburg is to drive which costs 9€ - 13€ and takes 48 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Ekeren to Tilburg station. However, there are services departing from Ekeren Markt and arriving at Tilburg Centraal Station perron B via Antwerpen Roosevelt perron A5 and Turnhout Station perron 4. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 30m.

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No, there is no direct train from Ekeren to Tilburg. However, there are services departing from Ekeren and arriving at Tilburg via Roosendaal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 29m.

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The distance between Ekeren and Tilburg is 56 km. The road distance is 72 km.

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The best way to get from Ekeren to Tilburg without a car is to train which takes 1h 29m and costs 14€ - 30€.

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It takes approximately 1h 29m to get from Ekeren to Tilburg, including transfers.

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Ekeren to Tilburg bus services, operated by De Lijn, depart from Antwerpen Roosevelt perron A5 station.

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Ekeren to Tilburg train services, operated by Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB), depart from Ekeren station.

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The best way to get from Ekeren to Tilburg is to train which takes 1h 29m and costs 14€ - 30€. Alternatively, you can bus and line 450 bus, which costs 3€ - 9€ and takes 3h 30m.

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Map of how to get from Ekeren to Tilburg.
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  • Distance: 55.8 km
  • Duration: 1h 29m

What companies run services between Ekeren, Belgium and Tilburg, Netherlands?

You can take a train from Ekeren to Tilburg via Roosendaal in around 1h 29m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Ekeren to Tilburg via Antwerpen Roosevelt perron C2, Antwerpen Roosevelt perron A5, Turnhout Station perron 6, and Turnhout Station perron 4 in around 3h 30m.

Train operators
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
belgiantrain.be
Train from Ekeren to Roosendaal
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
5€ - 8€
Website
Belgian Railways
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Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
5€ - 8€
1st Class
7€ - 11€
Dutch Railways (NS)

Dutch Railways (NS) is the main passenger railway operator in the Netherlands. Founded in 1938, NS connects all major cities in the Netherlands, and offers night trains, international trains, Intercity direct, and trains to and from the airport. NS International is the international subsidiary of NS; their services include high-speed trains such as Thalys, ICE International, Eurostar and TGV, to major European hubs including Paris, London, Brussels, Berlin, Cologne, Frankfurt and Lille.

Contact Details
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Roosendaal to Tilburg
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
9€ - 23€
Website
NS
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Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
9€ - 14€
1st Class
16€ - 23€
Bus operators
De Lijn
Phone
070 220 200
Email
delijn
Website
delijn.be
Bus from Antwerpen Roosevelt perron A5 to Turnhout Station perron 6
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
1€ - 3€
Website
De Lijn
m-ticket
2€
single ticket
3€
Bus from Turnhout Station perron 4 to Tilburg Centraal Station perron B
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
1€ - 3€
Website
De Lijn
m-ticket
2€
single ticket
3€

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Ekeren to Tilburg bus services, operated by De Lijn, arrive at Tilburg Centraal Station perron B.

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Ekeren to Tilburg train services, operated by Dutch Railways (NS), arrive at Tilburg station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Ekeren to Tilburg is 72 km. It takes approximately 48 min to drive from Ekeren to Tilburg.

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