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

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Train  •  11 min

  1. Take the train from Malines / Mechelen to Brussels Airport-Zaventem Ic / ...

$5 - $21

Cheapest option

Line 683 bus  •  48 min

  1. Take the line 683 bus from Mechelen Station perron 3 to Zaventem Luchthaven Perron A 282 / ...

$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

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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 costs 4€ - 19€ and takes 11 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Mechelen Station perron 3 station and arriving at Zaventem Luchthaven Perron A. Services depart every 15 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 48 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Malines / Mechelen and arriving at Brussels Airport-Zaventem. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 11 min.

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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 best way to get from Mechelen to Brussels Airport (BRU) without a car is to train which takes 11 min and costs 4€ - 19€.

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The train from Malines / Mechelen to Brussels Airport-Zaventem takes 11 min including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.

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Mechelen to Brussels Airport (BRU) bus services, operated by De Lijn, arrive at Mechelen Station perron 3.

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Mechelen to Brussels Airport (BRU) train services, operated by Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB), depart from Malines / Mechelen station.

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The best way to get from Mechelen to Brussels Airport (BRU) is to train which takes 11 min and costs 4€ - 19€. Alternatively, you can line 683 bus, which costs 3€ and takes 48 min.

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Map of how to get from Mechelen to Brussels Airport (BRU).
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  • Distance: 8.9 miles
  • Duration: 11 min

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) hourly. Tickets cost $19 - $21 and the journey takes 11 min. Dutch Railways (NS) also services this route hourly. Alternatively, De Lijn operates a bus from Mechelen to Brussels Airport (BRU) every 15 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 Malines / Mechelen to Brussels Airport-Zaventem
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $21
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$19 - $21
1st Class
$26 - $29
Dutch Railways (NS)

Dutch Railways (NS) is the main passenger railway operator in the Netherlands. Founded in 1938, NS connects all major cities in the Netherlands, and offers night trains, international trains, Intercity direct, and trains to and from the airport. NS International is the international subsidiary of NS; their services include high-speed trains such as Thalys, ICE International, Eurostar and TGV, to major European hubs including Paris, London, Brussels, Berlin, Cologne, Frankfurt and Lille.

Contact Details
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Mechelen to Brussels Airport - Zaventem
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $10
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Bus operators
De Lijn
Website
delijn.be
Bus from Mechelen Station perron 3 to Zaventem Luchthaven Perron A
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Every 15 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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Mechelen to Brussels Airport (BRU) bus services, operated by De Lijn, arrive at Zaventem Luchthaven Perron A station.

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Mechelen to Brussels Airport (BRU) train services, operated by Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB), arrive at Brussels Airport-Zaventem station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Mechelen to Brussels Airport (BRU) is 21 km. It takes approximately 16 min to drive from Mechelen to Brussels Airport (BRU).

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