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

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Line 659 bus, train  •  42 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 Malines / Mechelen Ic

€10 - €12

Cheapest option

Line 683 bus  •  1h 7m

  1. Take the line 683 bus from Zaventem Luchthaven Perron B to Mechelen Station perron 3 683 / ...

€3 - €6

3 alternative options

Line 318 bus, train  •  52 min

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

€6 - €10

Taxi  •  16 min

  1. Take a taxi from Kraainem to Mechelen 22.8 km

€30 - €40

Drive  •  16 min

  1. Drive from Kraainem to Mechelen 22.8 km

€2 - €4

Kraainem → Mechelen
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The cheapest way to get from Kraainem to Mechelen is to drive which costs €2 - €4 and takes 16 min.

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The quickest way to get from Kraainem to Mechelen is to taxi which costs €30 - €40 and takes 16 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Kraainem to Mechelen station. However, there are services departing from Kraainem Sint-Antonius and arriving at Mechelen Station perron 3 via Zaventem Luchthaven Perron B. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 7m.

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It is 18 km from Kraainem to Mechelen. It is approximately 22.8 km to drive.

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The best way to get from Kraainem to Mechelen without a car is to line 659 bus and train which takes 42 min and costs €9 - €13.

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It takes approximately 42 min to get from Kraainem to Mechelen, including transfers.

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Kraainem to Mechelen bus services, operated by De Lijn, depart from Zaventem Luchthaven Perron B station.

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Kraainem to Mechelen bus services, operated by De Lijn, arrive at Mechelen Station perron 3.

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Yes, the driving distance between Kraainem to Mechelen is 23 km. It takes approximately 16 min to drive from Kraainem to Mechelen.

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  • Distance: 18.3 km
  • Duration: 42 min

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

De Lijn operates a bus from Zaventem Luchthaven Perron B to Mechelen Station perron 3 every 15 minutes. Tickets cost €1 - €3 and the journey takes 49 min.

Train operators
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
belgiantrain.be
Train from Brussels Airport-Zaventem to Malines / Mechelen
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€8 - €10
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
€8 - €10
1st Class
€9 - €11
Train from Brux.-Nord/Brus.-Noord to Malines / Mechelen
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
€4 - €7
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
€4 - €7
1st Class
€6 - €10
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
Bus from Zaventem Luchthaven Perron B to Mechelen Station perron 3
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
€1 - €3
Website
De Lijn
m-ticket
€2
single ticket
€3
Other operators
Taxi from Kraainem to Mechelen
Ave. Duration
16 min
Estimated price
€30 - €40
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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