Trains Brussels to Antwerp

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  • 89 trains per day from Brussels to Antwerp
  • Fastest journey is 26 minutes (direct)
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Facts

Trains Antwerp <> Brussels 

Booking horizon  12 months*
Duration 0h26
Distance  44km 
Direct trains Yes
First train Antwerp 00h15
Last train Antwerp 23h31
First train Brussels 00h29
Last train Brussels 23h49
Trains per day 89
Train company NMBS
Station Antwerp Antwerpen Centraal
Station Brussels Brussel-Midi/Zuid

*Except for the months after the new timetable which is introduced each year in mid-December. 

Timetable

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The first train leaves at 00h29 from Brussel Midi/Zuid to Antwerpen Centraal, the last train leaves at 23h49. The journey time is 26 minutes between the two cities. Each day around 89 direct trains run between Brussels  and Antwerp. Here, at HappyRail, you can buy all cheap train tickets for the train from Brussels to Antwerp!

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Brussel Midi/Zuid - Info

Railway Station Brussels 

The Thalys and the Intercity arrive and depart from Brussels Midi/Zuid, the main station in Brussels. From here also the Eurostar to London departs and the ICE and Thalys to Cologne and Frankfurt. You can also take from here domestic trains to Bruges, Ghent and Ypres. 

Other major stations in Brussels are Brussels Centraal and Brussels Schuman. Brussels Centraal is the best station to get off if you want to visit the old city centre. You can walk to the main square and fine restaurants. Brussels Schuman is the railway station for the European Parliament. 

Info

  • Wifi: no
  • Lockers: yes
  • Restaurants: yes
  • Parking: yes, paid

To the city centre

Brussel Midi/Zuid - Hotels near the station

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  •  Walking distance from the train station   •  Rating: 8+ 
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Novotel Brussels South****

Located next to Brussel-Midi/Zuid. Great views, spacious room, stylish. Very convenient.   
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Hotel Park Inn by Radisson Brussels South****

Opposite Brussels South. Fitness, spacious rooms, great views. High ratings.    
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Midi Station Hotel**

5 minutes by foot from the station. 15-minute walk to the city centre. Typical Belgian hotel. Basic, but clean.   
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Brussel Midi/Zuid - Rental cars

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6 rental car companies: Avis, Bugdet, Europcar, Hertz, Interrent, Thrifty.   

Antwerpen Centraal - Info

Railway Station Antwerp

The railway station of Antwerp is one of the finest in Europe. The architecture is very special especially in the main hall. The station is very located to visit the Antwerp Zoo and the Meir, the main shopping street. If you walk through the Meir untill the end you reach the beautiful centre, about 10 minutes. 

Info

  • Wifi: no
  • Lockers: yes
  • Restaurants: yes
  • Parking: yes, paid

To the city centre

  • Walking: 20 minutes
  • Bike: https://www.blue-bike.be/en
  • Tram: 15 minutes
  • Bus: -
  • Taxi: yes

Departure board

On each platform and in the departure hall there are screens on which the departing trains are listed.

Antwerpen Centraal - Hotels near the station

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  •  Walking distance from the train station   •  Rating: 8+ 
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Queen A Antwerp****

Next to the station. Brand new. Boutique hotel with very high ratings.    
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Hotel Park Inn by Radisson Antwerp***

100 meters from Antwerpen Central Station. Spacious rooms, often with great views. High ratings.    
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De Keyser Antwer****

5 minutes by foor from from the staion, located in the Meir, the main shopping street. 7+. Often good deals.   
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Rental Cars

1 rental car company: Bugdet.