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

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Line 500 bus  •  33 min

  1. Take the line 500 bus from Mechelen Nokerstraat to Boom Voetballersstraat 500

$4

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Train  •  51 min

  1. Take the train from Mechelen to Puurs L / ...
  2. Take the train from Puurs to Boom L

$9 - $13

Taxi  •  14 min

  1. Take a taxi from Mechelen to Boom 8.8 miles

$40 - $50

Drive  •  14 min

  1. Drive from Mechelen to Boom 8.8 miles

$1 - $3

Walk  •  2 h 34 min

  1. Walk from Mechelen to Boom 8 miles

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The cheapest way to get from Mechelen to Boom is to drive which costs 1€ - 3€ and takes 14 min.

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The quickest way to get from Mechelen to Boom is to taxi which costs 30€ - 45€ and takes 14 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Mechelen Nokerstraat and arriving at Boom Voetballersstraat. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 33 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Mechelen to Boom. However, there are services departing from Mechelen and arriving at Boom via Puurs. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 51 min.

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The distance between Mechelen and Boom is 10 km. The road distance is 14 km.

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The best way to get from Mechelen to Boom without a car is to line 500 bus which takes 33 min and costs 3€.

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The line 500 bus from Mechelen Nokerstraat to Boom Voetballersstraat takes 33 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Mechelen to Boom bus services, operated by De Lijn, depart from Mechelen Nokerstraat station.

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Mechelen to Boom train services, operated by Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB), depart from Mechelen station.

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The best way to get from Mechelen to Boom is to line 500 bus which takes 33 min and costs 3€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 7€ - 12€ and takes 51 min.

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Mechelen to Boom bus services, operated by De Lijn, arrive at Boom Voetballersstraat station.

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Mechelen to Boom train services, operated by Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB), arrive at Boom station.

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Map of how to get from Mechelen to Boom.
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  • Distance: 6.5 miles
  • Duration: 33 min

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

De Lijn operates a bus from Mechelen to Boom hourly. Tickets cost $4 and the journey takes 33 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Mechelen to Boom via Puurs in around 51 min.

Train operators
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
b-rail.be
Train from Mechelen to Puurs
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$5 - $8
1st Class
$7 - $11
Train from Puurs to Boom
Ave. Duration
7 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$4 - $6
1st Class
$6 - $9
Bus operators
De Lijn
Website
delijn.be
Bus from Mechelen Nokerstraat to Boom Voetballersstraat
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
delijn.be
Other operators
Taxi from Mechelen to Boom
Ave. Duration
14 min
Estimated price
$40 - $50
Taxis Bleus
Phone
+32 2 268 00 00
Website
taxisbleus.be
Brussels Taxis
Phone
+32 484 97 59 75
Website
brusselstaxis.be
Limostar
Phone
+32 2 512 01 01
Website
limostar.be
Berchem Taxi
Phone
+32 3 239 60 60
Website
taxiberchemluchthavenvervoer.be
A-Taxi
Phone
+32 3 283 83 93
Website
taxibedrijfantwerpen.be
Antwerp-Tax
Phone
+32 3 238 38 38
Website
antwerp-tax.be

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