There are 6 ways to get from Herentals to Brussels Airport (BRU) by train, bus, taxi, car or towncar

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Train  •  1h 4m

  1. Take the train from Herentals to Anvers-Berchem / Antwerpen-Berchem Ic / ...
  2. Take the train from Anvers-Berchem / Antwerpen-Berchem to Brussels Airport-Zaventem Ic / ...

14€ - 28€

Cheapest option

Line 511 bus, line 683 bus  •  2h 8m

  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 / ...

6€

4 alternative options

Train, line 821 bus  •  1h 6m

  1. Take the train from Herentals to Vilvorde / Vilvoorde Ic / ...
  2. Take the line 821 bus from Vilvoorde Station Perron 3 to Zaventem Luchthaven Perron A 821 / ...

9€ - 12€

Taxi  •  45 min

  1. Take a taxi from Herentals to Brussels Airport (BRU) 72 km

140€ - 180€

Drive  •  45 min

  1. Drive from Herentals to Brussels Airport (BRU) 72 km

8€ - 13€

Towncar  •  45 min

  1. Take a town car from Herentals to Brussels Airport 72 km

220€ - 310€

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The cheapest way to get from Herentals to Brussels Airport (BRU) is to line 511 bus and line 683 bus which costs 6€ and takes 2h 8m.

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The quickest way to get from Herentals to Brussels Airport (BRU) is to taxi which costs 140€ - 180€ and takes 45 min.

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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 2h 8m.

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No, there is no direct train from Herentals to Brussels Airport (BRU). However, there are services departing from Herentals and arriving at Brussels Airport-Zaventem via Anvers-Berchem / Antwerpen-Berchem. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 4m.

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

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The best way to get from Herentals to Brussels Airport (BRU) without a car is to train which takes 1h 4m and costs 14€ - 29€.

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It takes approximately 1h 4m to get from Herentals to Brussels Airport (BRU), including transfers.

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Herentals to Brussels Airport (BRU) bus services, operated by De Lijn, depart from Herentals Markt - Grote Markt station.

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Herentals to Brussels Airport (BRU) train services, operated by Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB), depart from Herentals station.

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The best way to get from Herentals to Brussels Airport (BRU) is to train which takes 1h 4m and costs 14€ - 29€. Alternatively, you can line 511 bus and line 683 bus, which costs 6€ and takes 2h 8m.

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Map of how to get from Herentals to Brussels Airport (BRU).
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  • Distance: 39.4 km
  • Duration: 1h 4m

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

You can take a train from Herentals to Brussels Airport (BRU) via Anvers-Berchem / Antwerpen-Berchem in around 1h 4m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Herentals to Brussels Airport (BRU) via Mechelen Station perron 11 and Mechelen Station perron 3 in around 2h 8m.

Train operators
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
belgiantrain.be
Train from Herentals to Anvers-Berchem / Antwerpen-Berchem
Ave. Duration
26 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€
Train from Anvers-Berchem / Antwerpen-Berchem to Brussels Airport-Zaventem
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
17€ - 19€
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
17€ - 19€
1st Class
24€ - 27€
Train from Herentals to Vilvorde / Vilvoorde
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
6€ - 10€
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
6€ - 10€
1st Class
10€ - 15€
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 Antwerpen-Berchem to Brussels Airport - Zaventem
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
9€ - 21€
Website
NS
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Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
9€ - 13€
1st Class
15€ - 21€
Bus operators
De Lijn
Phone
070 220 200
Email
delijn
Website
delijn.be
Bus from Vilvoorde Station Perron 3 to Zaventem Luchthaven Perron A
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
3€
Website
De Lijn
Bus from Herentals Markt - Grote Markt to Mechelen Station perron 11
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
3€
Website
De Lijn
Bus from Mechelen Station perron 3 to Zaventem Luchthaven Perron A
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
3€
Website
De Lijn
Other operators
Taxi from Herentals to Brussels Airport (BRU)
Ave. Duration
45 min
Estimated price
140€ - 180€
Taxi Daniël
Phone
+32 14 76 44 60
Website
taxidaniel.be
A&M Taxi
Phone
+32 485 64 64 70
Website
anmtaxi.be
Jayride
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Herentals to Brussels Airport
Estimated price
220€ - 310€

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Herentals to Brussels Airport (BRU) bus services, operated by De Lijn, arrive at Zaventem Luchthaven Perron A station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Herentals to Brussels Airport (BRU) is 72 km. It takes approximately 45 min to drive from Herentals to Brussels Airport (BRU).

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