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There are 5 ways to get from Nijmegen to Aarschot by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  3h 23m

  1. Take the train from Nijmegen to Breda
  2. Take the train from Breda to Antwerpen-Berchem
  3. Take the train from Antwerpen-Berchem to Aarschot L / ...

28€ - 63€

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Bus, line 427 bus  •  5h 12m

  1. Take the bus from Nijmegen to Antwerp 822
  2. Take the line 427 bus from Antwerpen Centraal Station perron 1 to Herentals Belgiëlaan 427 / ...

14€ - 18€

3 alternative options

Train, line 450 bus, bus  •  4h 28m

  1. Take the train from Nijmegen to Tilburg
  2. Take the line 450 bus from Tilburg Centraal Station perron B to Turnhout Station perron 4 450
  3. Take the bus from Turnhout Station perron 1 to Aarschot Atheneum 305 / ...

17€ - 31€

Drive  •  1h 44m

  1. Drive from Nijmegen to Aarschot 97 miles

20€ - 30€

Train, fly  •  4h 41m

  1. Take the train from Nijmegen to Schiphol Airport
  2. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Brussels (BRU) AMS - BRU

73€ - 243€

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The cheapest way to get from Nijmegen to Aarschot is to bus and line 427 bus which costs 13€ - 19€ and takes 5h 12m.

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The quickest way to get from Nijmegen to Aarschot is to drive which costs 20€ - 30€ and takes 1h 44m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Nijmegen to Aarschot. However, there are services departing from Nijmegen and arriving at Aarschot Atheneum via Antwerpen Centraal Station perron 1 and Herentals Belgiëlaan. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 12m.

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No, there is no direct train from Nijmegen to Aarschot. However, there are services departing from Nijmegen and arriving at Aarschot via Breda and Antwerpen-Berchem. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 23m.

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The distance between Nijmegen and Aarschot is 118 km. The road distance is 155.3 km.

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The best way to get from Nijmegen to Aarschot without a car is to train which takes 3h 23m and costs 27€ - 65€.

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It takes approximately 3h 23m to get from Nijmegen to Aarschot, including transfers.

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Nijmegen to Aarschot bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Nijmegen station.

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Nijmegen to Aarschot train services, operated by Dutch Railways (NS), depart from Nijmegen station.

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The best way to get from Nijmegen to Aarschot is to train which takes 3h 23m and costs 27€ - 65€. Alternatively, you can bus and line 427 bus, which costs 13€ - 19€ and takes 5h 12m.

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Map of how to get from Nijmegen to Aarschot.
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  • Distance: 74 miles
  • Duration: 3h 23m

What companies run services between Nijmegen, Netherlands and Aarschot, Belgium?

You can take a train from Nijmegen to Aarschot via Breda and Antwerpen-Berchem in around 3h 23m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Nijmegen to Aarschot via Antwerp, Antwerpen Centraal Station perron 1, and Herentals Belgiëlaan in around 5h 12m.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Brussels
Ave. Duration
46m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 420€
Train operators
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 Nijmegen to Breda
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
12€ - 29€
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
12€ - 18€
1st Class
21€ - 29€
Train from Breda to Antwerpen-Berchem
Ave. Duration
40m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
10€ - 25€
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
10€ - 15€
1st Class
17€ - 25€
Train from Nijmegen to Tilburg
Ave. Duration
48m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
11€ - 26€
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
11€ - 16€
1st Class
18€ - 26€
Train from Nijmegen to Schiphol Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
16€ - 35€
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
16€ - 21€
1st Class
26€ - 35€
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
belgiantrain.be
Train from Antwerpen-Berchem to Aarschot
Ave. Duration
44m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
5€ - 9€
Website
belgiantrain.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
5€ - 9€
1st Class
8€ - 13€
Bus operators
De Lijn
Phone
070 220 200
Email
delijn
Website
delijn.be
Bus from Tilburg Centraal Station perron B to Turnhout Station perron 4
Ave. Duration
53m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
3€
Website
De Lijn
Bus from Turnhout Station perron 1 to Aarschot Atheneum
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
3€
Website
De Lijn
Bus from Antwerpen Centraal Station perron 1 to Herentals Belgiëlaan
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
3€
Website
De Lijn
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Nijmegen to Antwerp
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
7€ - 13€
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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The quickest flight from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Brussels Airport is the direct flight which takes 45m.

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Nijmegen to Aarschot bus services, operated by De Lijn, arrive at Herentals Belgiëlaan station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Nijmegen to Aarschot is 155 km. It takes approximately 1h 44m to drive from Nijmegen to Aarschot.

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KLM offers flights from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Brussels Airport.

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