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There are 4 ways to get from Grimbergen to Brussels by bus, train, 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.

Recommended option

Line 821 bus, train  •  27 min

  1. Take the line 821 bus from Grimbergen Hoge Steenweg to Vilvoorde Station Perron 3 533 / ...
  2. Take the train from Vilvorde / Vilvoorde to Brux.-Nord/Brus.-Noord Ic / ...

€5 - €8

Cheapest option

Line 230 bus  •  35 min

  1. Take the line 230 bus from Grimbergen Triohofstraat to Sint-Jans-Molenbeek Sainctelette 230 / ...

€1 - €3

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  15 min

  1. Take a taxi from Grimbergen to Brussels 10.6 km

€15 - €18

Drive  •  15 min

  1. Drive from Grimbergen to Brussels 10.6 km

€1 - €2

Grimbergen to Brussels by bus and train

The journey time between Grimbergen and Brussels is around 38 min and covers a distance of around 14 km. The fastest journey normally takes 28 min. Operated by De Lijn and Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB), the Grimbergen to Brussels service departs from Grimbergen Hoge Steenweg and arrives in Brux.-Nord/Brus.-Noord. Typically 56 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
38 min
Fastest journey time:
28 min
Journey distance:
14 km
Services per week:
56
Cheapest price:
€5
Carbon emissions:
1 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
05:56
Last service departs at:
22:40

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Grimbergen to Brussels bus and train schedules

Bus services typically run at the following times each day These schedules are estimated
Estimated schedules: These schedules are estimated and based on typical services on an average day. Please check times and availability with the operator before travelling.
Grimbergen → Brussels
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Frequently Asked Questions


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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 Brussels is 800 14689.

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

The social distance requirement in Brussels 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: 18 Jul 2021
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Questions & Answers

The most affordable way to get from Grimbergen to Brussels is to drive, which costs €1 - €2 and takes 15 min.

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The quickest way to get from Grimbergen to Brussels is to taxi which costs €15 - €18 and takes 15 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Grimbergen Triohofstraat and arriving at Sint-Jans-Molenbeek Sainctelette. Services depart every 20 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 35 min.

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The distance between Grimbergen and Brussels is 9 km. The road distance is 10.6 km.

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The best way to get from Grimbergen to Brussels without a car is to line 821 bus and train which takes 27 min and costs €4 - €8.

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It takes approximately 27 min to get from Grimbergen to Brussels, including transfers.

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Grimbergen to Brussels bus services, operated by De Lijn, depart from Grimbergen Triohofstraat station.

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Grimbergen to Brussels bus services, operated by De Lijn, arrive at Sint-Jans-Molenbeek Sainctelette station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Grimbergen to Brussels is 11 km. It takes approximately 15 min to drive from Grimbergen to Brussels.

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  • Distance: 9.3 km
  • Duration: 27 min

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

De Lijn operates a bus from Grimbergen Triohofstraat to Sint-Jans-Molenbeek Sainctelette every 20 minutes. Tickets cost €1 - €3 and the journey takes 35 min.

Train operators
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
belgiantrain.be
Train from Vilvorde / Vilvoorde to Brux.-Nord/Brus.-Noord
Ave. Duration
8 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
€3 - €5
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
€3 - €5
1st Class
€5 - €8
Bus operators
De Lijn
Phone
070 220 200
Email
delijn
Website
delijn.be
Bus from Grimbergen Hoge Steenweg to Vilvoorde Station Perron 3
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€1 - €3
Website
De Lijn
m-ticket
€2
single ticket
€3
Bus from Grimbergen Triohofstraat to Sint-Jans-Molenbeek Sainctelette
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
€1 - €3
Website
De Lijn
m-ticket
€2
single ticket
€3
Other operators
Taxi from Grimbergen to Brussels
Ave. Duration
15 min
Estimated price
€15 - €18
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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