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There are 4 ways to get from Lier to Antwerp by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  18 min

  1. Take the train from Lierre / Lier to Anvers-Central / Antwerpen-Centraal L / ...

3€ - 6€

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Bus  •  38 min

  1. Take the bus from Lier Markt to Berchem Station perron 21 90 / ...

1€ - 3€

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  23 min

  1. Take a taxi from Lier to Antwerp 17.7 km

40€ - 50€

Drive  •  23 min

  1. Drive from Lier to Antwerp 17.7 km

1€ - 3€

Lier to Antwerp by trains

The train journey time between Lier and Antwerp is around 16 min and covers a distance of around 14 km. The fastest train normally takes 14 min. Operated by Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB), the Lier to Antwerp train service departs from Lierre / Lier and arrives in Anvers-Central / Antwerpen-Centraal. Typically 588 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
16 min
Fastest train time:
14 min
Trains per week:
588
Cheapest price:
3€
Carbon emissions:
0 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
05:05
Last train departs at:
23:43

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Lier to Antwerp train schedules

Lier → Antwerp
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1.5m

Mandatory

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Further restrictions may be implemented at short notice

COVID-19 help in Belgium

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Frequently Asked Questions


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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 Antwerp is 800 14689.

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

The social distance requirement in Antwerp 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: 9 Jun 2021
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The cheapest way to get from Lier to Antwerp is to drive which costs 1€ - 3€ and takes 23 min.

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The quickest way to get from Lier to Antwerp is to train which costs 3€ - 6€ and takes 18 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Lier Markt and arriving at Berchem Station perron 21 station. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 38 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Lierre / Lier and arriving at Anvers-Central / Antwerpen-Centraal. Services depart every 20 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 18 min.

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It is 15 km from Lier to Antwerp. It is approximately 17.7 km to drive.

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The best way to get from Lier to Antwerp without a car is to train which takes 18 min and costs 3€ - 6€.

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The train from Lierre / Lier to Anvers-Central / Antwerpen-Centraal takes 18 min including transfers and departs every 20 minutes.

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Lier to Antwerp bus services, operated by De Lijn, depart from Lier Markt station.

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Lier to Antwerp train services, operated by Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB), depart from Lierre / Lier station.

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The best way to get from Lier to Antwerp is to train which takes 18 min and costs 3€ - 6€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 1€ - 3€ and takes 38 min.

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  • Distance: 15.5 km
  • Duration: 18 min

What companies run services between Lier, Belgium and Antwerp, Belgium?

Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB) operates a train from Lierre / Lier to Anvers-Central / Antwerpen-Centraal every 20 minutes. Tickets cost 3€ - 6€ and the journey takes 18 min. Alternatively, De Lijn operates a bus from Lier Markt to Berchem Station perron 21 every 30 minutes. Tickets cost 1€ - 3€ and the journey takes 38 min. Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB) also services this route 3 times a week.

Train operators
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
belgiantrain.be
Train from Lierre / Lier to Anvers-Central / Antwerpen-Centraal
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
3€ - 6€
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
3€ - 6€
1st Class
5€ - 9€
Bus operators
De Lijn
Phone
070 220 200
Email
delijn
Website
delijn.be
Bus from Lier Markt to Berchem Station perron 21
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
1€ - 3€
Website
De Lijn
m-ticket
2€
single ticket
3€
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
belgiantrain.be
Bus from Lierre / Lier to Anvers-Central / Antwerpen-Centraal
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
Other operators
Taxi from Lier to Antwerp
Ave. Duration
23 min
Estimated price
40€ - 50€
Taxi Local BVBA2
Phone
+32 465 80 76 834
Website
luchthavenvervoer-antwerpen.be
A-Taxi
Phone
+32 3 283 83 93
Website
taxibedrijfantwerpen.be
Antwerp-Tax
Phone
+32 3 238 38 38
Website
antwerp-tax.be
Airport Taxis
Phone
+32 28 81 02 02
Website
airport-taxis.be

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Lier to Antwerp bus services, operated by De Lijn, arrive at Berchem Station perron 21.

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Lier to Antwerp train services, operated by Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB), arrive at Anvers-Central / Antwerpen-Centraal station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Lier to Antwerp is 18 km. It takes approximately 23 min to drive from Lier to Antwerp.

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