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There are 5 ways to get from Mechelen to Brussels Airport (BRU) by train, bus, taxi, car or towncar

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Train  •  11 min

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

Cheapest option

Line 683 bus  •  48 min

  1. Take the line 683 bus from Mechelen Station perron 4 to Zaventem Luchthaven Perron A 683 / ...

3 alternative options

Taxi  •  16 min

  1. Take a taxi from Mechelen to Brussels Airport (BRU) 21 km

Drive  •  16 min

  1. Drive from Mechelen to Brussels Airport (BRU) 21 km

Towncar  •  16 min

  1. Take a town car from Mechelen to Brussels Airport 21 km
Mechelen → Brussels Airport (BRU)
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Brussels Airport (BRU) is 800 14689.

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The cheapest way to get from Mechelen to Brussels Airport (BRU) is to line 683 bus which costs €1 - €3 and takes 48 min.

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The fastest way to get from Mechelen to Brussels Airport (BRU) is to train which takes 11 min and costs €9 - €10.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Mechelen Station perron 4 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 and arriving at Brussels Airport - Zaventem. Services depart hourly, 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 €9 - €10.

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The train from Malines to Brussels Airport - Zaventem takes 11 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Mechelen to Brussels Airport (BRU) bus services, operated by De Lijn, depart from Mechelen Station perron 4.

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Mechelen to Brussels Airport (BRU) train services, operated by Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB), depart from Malines 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 €9 - €10. Alternatively, you can line 683 bus, which costs €1 - €3 and takes 48 min.

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  • Distance: 14.2 km
  • Duration: 11 min

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

Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB) operates a train from Malines to Brussels Airport - Zaventem hourly. Tickets cost €9 - €10 and the journey takes 11 min. Alternatively, De Lijn operates a bus from Mechelen Station perron 4 to Zaventem Luchthaven Perron A every 15 minutes. Tickets cost €1 - €3 and the journey takes 48 min.

Train operators
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
belgiantrain.be
Train from Malines to Brussels Airport - Zaventem
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€9 - €10
Website
Belgian Railways
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Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
€9 - €10
1st Class
€9 - €11
Bus operators
De Lijn
Phone
070 220 200
Email
delijn
Website
delijn.be
Bus from Mechelen Station perron 4 to Zaventem Luchthaven Perron A
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
€1 - €3
Website
De Lijn
m-ticket
€2
single ticket
€3
Other operators
Taxi from Mechelen to Brussels Airport (BRU)
Ave. Duration
16 min
Estimated price
€45 - €55
Taxi Capital
Phone
+32 24277777
Website
taxicapital.brussels
Taxi Brussels
Phone
+32 485106311
Website
taxi-bruxelles.com
Taxi Bleus
Phone
+32 22680000
Website
taxisbleus.be
Gele Taxi
Phone
+32 3 6515050
Website
geletaxi.be
Brussels Taxis
Phone
+32 484 97 59 75
Website
brusselstaxis.be
A-Taxi
Phone
+32 474390766
Website
taxibedrijfantwerpen.be
Antwerpen Taxi Centrale
Phone
+32 33333333
Website
antwerpentaxicentrale.be
Antwerp -Taxi
Phone
+32 3 238 38 38
Website
antwerp-tax.be
Antwerp Euro Taxi
Phone
+32 465 80 76 83
Website
luchthavenvervoer-antwerpen.be
Tiense Taxi
Phone
+32 499867140
Website
tiensetaxi.be
Taxi Safe
Phone
+32 468105256
Website
taxisafe.be
Taxi Jenny
Phone
+32 16 26 10 10
Website
taxijenny.be
Taxi Belgium
Website
taxi-belgie.be
Jayride
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Mechelen to Brussels Airport
Estimated price
€45 - €80

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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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