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There are 5 ways to get from Kraainem to Brussels Central Station by subway, bus, taxi or car

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Line 1 subway  •  16 min

  1. Take the line 1 subway from Alma to Gare Centrale 1

€3

Cheapest option

Line 318 bus  •  36 min

  1. Take the line 318 bus from Kraainem Dezangré to Sint-Joost-ten-Node Madou 318 / ...

€1 - €3

3 alternative options

Line 316 bus, line 1 subway  •  26 min

  1. Take the line 316 bus from Kraainem Vredeplein to Sint-Lambrechts-Woluwe Kraainem Metro 316 / ...
  2. Take the line 1 subway from Crainhem to Gare Centrale 1

€5 - €6

Taxi  •  11 min

  1. Take a taxi from Kraainem to Brussels Central Station 9.1 km

€13 - €16

Drive  •  11 min

  1. Drive from Kraainem to Brussels Central Station 9.1 km

€1 - €2

Kraainem to Brussels Central Station by subway

The subway journey time between Kraainem and Brussels Central Station is around 15 min and covers a distance of around 7 km. The fastest subway normally takes 14 min. Operated by STIB, the Kraainem to Brussels Central Station subway service departs from Alma and arrives in Gare Centrale. Typically 1207 subways run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Subway route overview

Average subway time:
15 min
Fastest subway time:
14 min
Subways per week:
1207
Cheapest price:
€3
Carbon emissions:
0 kg CO2

First and last subways

First subway departs at:
00:12
Last subway departs at:
23:52

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Kraainem to Brussels Central Station subway schedules

Kraainem → Brussels Central Station
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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 Central Station is 800 14689.

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

The social distance requirement in Brussels Central Station 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: 16 Jun 2021
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The cheapest way to get from Kraainem to Brussels Central Station is to drive which costs €1 - €2 and takes 11 min.

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The quickest way to get from Kraainem to Brussels Central Station is to taxi which costs €13 - €16 and takes 11 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Kraainem Dezangré and arriving at Sint-Joost-ten-Node Madou. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 23 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Alma and arriving at Gare Centrale. Services depart every 10 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 16 min.

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The distance between Kraainem and Brussels Central Station is 8 km. The road distance is 9.1 km.

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The best way to get from Kraainem to Brussels Central Station without a car is to line 1 subway which takes 16 min and costs €3.

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The line 1 subway from Alma to Gare Centrale takes 16 min including transfers and departs every 10 minutes.

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Kraainem to Brussels Central Station bus services, operated by De Lijn, depart from Kraainem Dezangré station.

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Kraainem to Brussels Central Station train services, operated by STIB, depart from Alma station.

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Kraainem to Brussels Central Station bus services, operated by De Lijn, arrive at Sint-Joost-ten-Node Madou station.

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Map of how to get from Kraainem to Brussels Central Station.
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  • Distance: 7.9 km
  • Duration: 16 min

What companies run services between Kraainem, Belgium and Brussels Central Station, Belgium?

STIB operates a vehicle from Alma to Gare Centrale every 10 minutes. Tickets cost €3 and the journey takes 16 min. Alternatively, De Lijn operates a bus from Kraainem Dezangré to Sint-Joost-ten-Node Madou every 30 minutes. Tickets cost €1 - €3 and the journey takes 23 min.

Train operators
STIB
Phone
+32 70 23 20 00
Website
stib-mivb.be
Subway from Alma to Gare Centrale
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
€3
Website
STIB
Subway from Crainhem to Gare Centrale
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
€3
Website
STIB
Bus operators
De Lijn
Phone
070 220 200
Email
delijn
Website
delijn.be
Bus from Kraainem Vredeplein to Sint-Lambrechts-Woluwe Kraainem Metro
Ave. Duration
5 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€1 - €3
Website
De Lijn
m-ticket
€2
single ticket
€3
Bus from Kraainem Dezangré to Sint-Joost-ten-Node Madou
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€1 - €3
Website
De Lijn
m-ticket
€2
single ticket
€3
Other operators
Taxi from Kraainem to Brussels Central Station
Ave. Duration
11 min
Estimated price
€13 - €16
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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Kraainem to Brussels Central Station train services, operated by STIB, arrive at Gare Centrale station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Kraainem to Brussels Central Station is 9 km. It takes approximately 11 min to drive from Kraainem to Brussels Central Station.

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