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There are 4 ways to get from Grimbergen to Antwerp by train, bus, taxi or car

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

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Train  •  1h

  1. Take the train from Vilvorde / Vilvoorde to Anvers-Central / Antwerpen-Centraal Ic / ...

€7 - €10

3 alternative options

Line 821 bus, bus  •  2h 12m

  1. Take the line 821 bus from Grimbergen Hoge Steenweg to Zaventem Luchthaven Perron A 821
  2. Take the bus from Brussels Zaventem Airport to Antwerp 817

€7 - €10

Taxi  •  29 min

  1. Take a taxi from Grimbergen to Antwerp 37.3 km

€85 - €110

Drive  •  29 min

  1. Drive from Grimbergen to Antwerp 37.3 km

€4 - €6

Grimbergen to Antwerp by bus and train

The journey time between Grimbergen and Antwerp is around 1h 7m and covers a distance of around 39 km. The fastest journey normally takes 51 min. Operated by De Lijn and Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB), the Grimbergen to Antwerp service departs from Grimbergen Hoge Steenweg and arrives in Anvers-Central / Antwerpen-Centraal. Typically 222 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
1h 7m
Fastest journey time:
51 min
Journey distance:
39 km
Services per week:
222
Cheapest price:
€7
Carbon emissions:
2 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
05:26
Last service departs at:
22:42

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Grimbergen to Antwerp bus and train schedules

Grimbergen → Antwerp
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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 Antwerp is 800 14689.

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

The social distance requirement in Antwerp 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: 29 Jul 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cost-effective way to get from Grimbergen to Antwerp is to drive, which costs €4 - €6 and takes 29 min.

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The quickest way to get from Grimbergen to Antwerp is to taxi which costs €85 - €110 and takes 29 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Grimbergen to Antwerp. However, there are services departing from Grimbergen Hoge Steenweg and arriving at Antwerp via Brussels Zaventem Airport. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 12m.

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The distance between Grimbergen and Antwerp is 32 km. The road distance is 37.3 km.

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The best way to get from Grimbergen to Antwerp without a car is to train which takes 1h and costs €6 - €11.

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It takes approximately 1h to get from Grimbergen to Antwerp, including transfers.

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Grimbergen to Antwerp bus services, operated by De Lijn, depart from Grimbergen Hoge Steenweg station.

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The best way to get from Grimbergen to Antwerp is to train which takes 1h and costs €6 - €11. Alternatively, you can line 821 bus and bus, which costs €6 - €10 and takes 2h 12m.

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Grimbergen to Antwerp bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Antwerp station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Grimbergen to Antwerp is 37 km. It takes approximately 29 min to drive from Grimbergen to Antwerp.

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  • Distance: 32.1 km
  • Duration: 1h

What companies run services between Grimbergen, Belgium and Antwerp, Belgium?

Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB) operates a train from Vilvorde / Vilvoorde to Anvers-Central / Antwerpen-Centraal every 30 minutes. Tickets cost €5 - €8 and the journey takes 34 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Grimbergen to Antwerp via Zaventem Luchthaven Perron A and Brussels Zaventem Airport in around 2h 12m.

Train operators
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
belgiantrain.be
Train from Vilvorde / Vilvoorde to Anvers-Central / Antwerpen-Centraal
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€5 - €8
Website
Belgian Railways
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Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
€5 - €8
1st Class
€8 - €12
Bus operators
De Lijn
Phone
070 220 200
Email
delijn
Website
delijn.be
Bus from Grimbergen Hoge Steenweg to Zaventem Luchthaven Perron A
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€1 - €3
Website
De Lijn
m-ticket
€2
single ticket
€3
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Brussels Zaventem Airport to Antwerp
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€5 - €7
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Grimbergen to Antwerp
Ave. Duration
29 min
Estimated price
€85 - €110
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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