There are 5 ways to get from Zaventem to Antwerp by train, bus, rideshare, taxi or car

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Train  •  32 min

  1. Take the train from Brussels Airport - Zaventem to Antwerpen-Centraal Ic

$21 - $23

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Rideshare  •  47 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Zaventem to Antwerp 27.2 miles

$3

3 alternative options

Line 282 bus, train  •  1 h 50 min

  1. Take the line 282 bus from Zaventem Kerkplein to Mechelen Station perron 1 282
  2. Take the train from Mechelen to Antwerpen-Centraal Intercity direct / ...

$10 - $15

Taxi  •  27 min

  1. Take a taxi from Zaventem to Antwerp 26.8 miles

$110 - $140

Drive  •  27 min

  1. Drive from Zaventem to Antwerp 26.8 miles

$5 - $9

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The cheapest way to get from Zaventem to Antwerp is to rideshare which costs 3€ and takes 47 min.

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The quickest way to get from Zaventem to Antwerp is to taxi which costs 95€ - 120€ and takes 27 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Brussels Airport - Zaventem and arriving at Antwerpen-Centraal. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 32 min.

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The distance between Zaventem and Antwerp is 38 km. The road distance is 42.8 km.

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The best way to get from Zaventem to Antwerp without a car is to train which takes 32 min and costs 17€ - 20€.

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The train from Brussels Airport - Zaventem to Antwerpen-Centraal takes 32 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Zaventem to Antwerp train services, operated by Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB), depart from Brussels Airport - Zaventem station.

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Zaventem to Antwerp train services, operated by Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB), arrive at Antwerpen-Centraal station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Zaventem to Antwerp is 43 km. It takes approximately 27 min to drive from Zaventem to Antwerp.

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  • Distance: 23.6 miles
  • Duration: 32 min

What companies run services between Zaventem, Belgium and Antwerp, Belgium?

Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB) operates a train from Zaventem to Antwerp hourly. Tickets cost $21 - $23 and the journey takes 32 min.

Train operators
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
b-rail.be
Train from Brussels Airport - Zaventem to Antwerpen-Centraal
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $23
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$21 - $23
1st Class
$28 - $32
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 Antwerpen-Centraal
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $11
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Bus operators
De Lijn
Website
delijn.be
Bus from Zaventem Kerkplein to Mechelen Station perron 1
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
delijn.be
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Zaventem to Antwerp
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$3
Book at
blablacar.co.uk
Taxi from Zaventem to Antwerp
Ave. Duration
27 min
Estimated price
$110 - $140
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

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Zaventem and Antwerp. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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