There are 4 ways to get from Mechelen to Brussels Airport (BRU) by train, bus, taxi or car

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Recommended option

Train  •  11 min

  1. Take the train from Mechelen to Bruxelles-Nat.-Aéroport Intercity / ...

$19 - $21

Cheapest option

Line 683 bus  •  48 min

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

$4

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  16 min

  1. Take a taxi from Mechelen to Brussels Airport (BRU) 13.1 miles

$50 - $65

Drive  •  16 min

  1. Drive from Mechelen to Brussels Airport (BRU) 13.1 miles

$2 - $4

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Mechelen to Brussels Airport (BRU) is to drive which costs 2€ - 4€ and takes 16 min.

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The quickest way to get from Mechelen to Brussels Airport (BRU) is to train which takes 11 min and costs 16€ - 19€.

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The distance between Mechelen and Brussels Airport (BRU) is 14 km. The road distance is 21 km.

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The train from Mechelen to Bruxelles-Nat.-Aéroport takes 11 min including transfers and departs every 20 minutes.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Mechelen Station perron 3 and arriving at Zaventem Luchthaven Perron A. Services depart every 20 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 48 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Mechelen and arriving at Bruxelles-Nat.-Aéroport. Services depart every 20 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 11 min.

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What companies run services between Mechelen, Belgium and Brussels Airport (BRU), Belgium?

Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB) operates a train from Mechelen to Brussels Airport (BRU) every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $19 - $21 and the journey takes 11 min. Two other operators also service this route. Alternatively, De Lijn operates a bus from Mechelen to Brussels Airport (BRU) every 20 minutes. Tickets cost $4 and the journey takes 48 min.

Train operators
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
b-rail.be
Train from Mechelen to Bruxelles-Nat.-Aéroport
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$19 - $21
Website
belgianrail.be
Purchase a
eurail.com
2nd Class
$19 - $21
1st Class
$26 - $29
Nmbs/Sncb
Website
belgianrail.be
Train from Malines to Brussels Airport - Zaventem
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
belgianrail.be
NS International
Website
nsinternational.nl
Train from Mechelen to Brussels Airport - Zaventem
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
nsinternational.nl
Bus operators
De Lijn
Website
delijn.be
Bus from Mechelen Station perron 3 to Zaventem Luchthaven Perron A
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
delijn.be
Other operators
Taxi from Mechelen to Brussels Airport (BRU)
Ave. Duration
16 min
Estimated price
$50 - $65
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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