There are 5 ways to get from Herentals to Brussels Airport (BRU) 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.

Recommended option

Train  •  57 min

  1. Take the train from Herentals to Mechelen Intercity
  2. Take the train from Mechelen to Bruxelles-Nat.-Aéroport Intercity

$26 - $31

Cheapest option

Line 511 bus, line 683 bus  •  2 h 13 min

  1. Take the line 511 bus from Herentals Markt - Grote Markt to Mechelen Station perron 11 511
  2. Take the line 683 bus from Mechelen Station perron 3 to Zaventem Luchthaven Perron A 683 / ...

$8

3 alternative options

Bus  •  1 h 24 min

  1. Take the bus from Herentals Kerkstraat to Leuven Station Perron 1 305

$23 - $26

Taxi  •  45 min

  1. Take a taxi from Herentals to Brussels Airport (BRU) 45 miles

$180 - $230

Drive  •  45 min

  1. Drive from Herentals to Brussels Airport (BRU) 45 miles

$9 - $14

What companies run services between Herentals, Belgium and Brussels Airport (BRU), Belgium?

You can take a train from Herentals to Brussels Airport (BRU) via Mechelen in around 57 min. Alternatively, De Lijn operates a bus from Herentals to Brussels Airport (BRU) every 2 hours. Tickets cost $4 and the journey takes 55 min.

Train operators
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
b-rail.be
Train from Herentals to Mechelen
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
belgianrail.be
Purchase a
eurail.com
2nd Class
$6 - $10
1st Class
$10 - $15
Train from Mechelen to Bruxelles-Nat.-Aéroport
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$19 - $22
Website
belgianrail.be
Purchase a
eurail.com
2nd Class
$19 - $22
1st Class
$26 - $30
Bus operators
De Lijn
Website
delijn.be
Bus from Herentals Kerkstraat to Leuven Station Perron 1
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
delijn.be
Bus from Herentals Markt - Grote Markt to Mechelen Station perron 11
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
delijn.be
Bus from Mechelen Station perron 3 to Zaventem Luchthaven Perron A
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
delijn.be
Other operators
Taxi from Herentals to Brussels Airport (BRU)
Ave. Duration
45 min
Estimated price
$180 - $230

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Herentals and Brussels Airport (BRU) is 39 km. The road distance is 72 km.

The cheapest way to get from Herentals to Brussels Airport (BRU) is to line 511 bus and line 683 bus which costs 7€ and takes 2 h 13 min.

The quickest way to get from Herentals to Brussels Airport (BRU) is to taxi which takes 45 min and costs 160€ - 200€.

No, there is no direct train from Herentals to Brussels Airport (BRU). However, there are services departing from Herentals and arriving at Bruxelles-Nat.-Aéroport via Mechelen. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 57 min.

No, there is no direct bus from Herentals to Brussels Airport (BRU). However, there are services departing from Herentals Markt - Grote Markt and arriving at Zaventem Luchthaven Perron A via Mechelen Station perron 3. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 13 min.

It takes approximately 57 min to get from Herentals to Brussels Airport (BRU), including transfers.