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There are 5 ways to get from Kraainem to Berchem by bus, train, taxi or car

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Recommended option

Line 659 bus, train  •  57 min

  1. Take the line 659 bus from Kraainem Sint-Antonius to Zaventem Luchthaven Perron B 659
  2. Take the train from Brussels Airport-Zaventem to Anvers-Berchem / Antwerpen-Berchem Ic

€13 - €16

Cheapest option

Line 659 bus, bus  •  1h 47m

  1. Take the line 659 bus from Kraainem Sint-Antonius to Zaventem Luchthaven Perron B 659
  2. Take the bus from Brussels Zaventem Airport to Antwerp 819

€7 - €10

3 alternative options

Line 318 bus, train  •  1h 16m

  1. Take the line 318 bus from Kraainem Dezangré to Brussel Noord afstaphalte 318 / ...
  2. Take the train from Brux.-Nord/Brus.-Noord to Anvers-Berchem / Antwerpen-Berchem Ic / ...

€8 - €12

Taxi  •  27 min

  1. Take a taxi from Kraainem to Berchem 42.2 km

€95 - €120

Drive  •  27 min

  1. Drive from Kraainem to Berchem 42.2 km

€4 - €7

Kraainem to Berchem by bus and train

The journey time between Kraainem and Berchem is around 45 min and covers a distance of around 48 km. The fastest journey normally takes 41 min. Operated by De Lijn and Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB), the Kraainem to Berchem service departs from Kraainem Sint-Antonius and arrives in Anvers-Berchem / Antwerpen-Berchem. Typically 225 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
45 min
Fastest journey time:
41 min
Journey distance:
48 km
Services per week:
225
Cheapest price:
€13
Carbon emissions:
3 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
05:24
Last service departs at:
22:54

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Kraainem to Berchem bus and train schedules

Departing Tuesday, August 3, 2021

Kraainem → Berchem
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Berchem is 800 14689.

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

The social distance requirement in Berchem is 1.5 metres.

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Kraainem to Berchem is to drive which costs €4 - €7 and takes 27 min.

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The quickest way to get from Kraainem to Berchem is to taxi which costs €95 - €120 and takes 27 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Kraainem to Berchem. However, there are services departing from Kraainem Sint-Antonius and arriving at Antwerp via Brussels Zaventem Airport. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 47m.

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It is 37 km from Kraainem to Berchem. It is approximately 42.2 km to drive.

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The best way to get from Kraainem to Berchem without a car is to line 659 bus and train which takes 57 min and costs €12 - €16.

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It takes approximately 57 min to get from Kraainem to Berchem, including transfers.

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Kraainem to Berchem bus services, operated by De Lijn, depart from Kraainem Sint-Antonius station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Kraainem to Berchem is 42 km. It takes approximately 27 min to drive from Kraainem to Berchem.

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  • Distance: 36.7 km
  • Duration: 57 min

What companies run services between Kraainem, Belgium and Berchem, Belgium?

You can take a bus from Kraainem to Berchem via Zaventem Luchthaven Perron B and Brussels Zaventem Airport in around 1h 47m.

Train operators
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
belgiantrain.be
Train from Brussels Airport-Zaventem to Anvers-Berchem / Antwerpen-Berchem
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€11 - €13
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
€11 - €13
1st Class
€14 - €16
Train from Brux.-Nord/Brus.-Noord to Anvers-Berchem / Antwerpen-Berchem
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
€6 - €9
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
€6 - €9
1st Class
€9 - €13
Bus operators
De Lijn
Phone
070 220 200
Email
delijn
Website
delijn.be
Bus from Kraainem Sint-Antonius to Zaventem Luchthaven Perron B
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€1 - €3
Website
De Lijn
m-ticket
€2
single ticket
€3
Bus from Kraainem Dezangré to Brussel Noord afstaphalte
Ave. Duration
31 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).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Brussels Zaventem Airport to Antwerp
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
€5 - €7
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Kraainem to Berchem
Ave. Duration
27 min
Estimated price
€95 - €120
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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