Trains Brussel Midi/Zuid (Main station) to Antwerpen-Centraal

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Trains Brussel Midi/Zuid (Main station) to Antwerpen-Centraal - Facts 
  • Distance: 43 km
  • Fastest route: 35 minutes 
  • Number of trains: 73 
  • Changes: 0 
  • First train: 00:02 
  • Last train: 23:02 
  • Trains operator(s): Thalys, NMBS / SNCB
  • Fare range: €8 - €25 
  • From price: €7
Cheap train tickets from Brussel Midi/Zuid (Main station) to Antwerpen-Centraal!

Book your train journey from Brussel Midi/Zuid (Main station) to Antwerpen-Centraal in just 2 minutes - always the best price! The rates from Brussel Midi/Zuid (Main station) to Antwerpen-Centraal start from €7!

Every day 73 trains run between Brussel Midi/Zuid (Main station) and Antwerpen-Centraal. The distance is 43 kilometers and the fastest train journey takes 35 minutes. 

The earlier you book, the cheaper train tickets are. Just before departure, train tickets can be three to ten times more expensive. For this route the price difference from early booking to just before departure is  €8 - €25.

Train times / timetable

Find all train times in Europe here: travel from Brussel Midi/Zuid (Main station) to Antwerpen-Centraal with Thalys, NMBS / SNCB, the first train leaves at 00:02 and the last train at 23:02.

Train operators

Thalys


Thalys 
The Thalys is a high speed train running services from Paris to Cologne, Brussels, Antwerp, Rotterdam and Amsterdam. 

2nd class

  • Comfortable seats
  • Reservation included
  • Bistro coach where drinks, snacks and small meals are available for sale
  • Free wifi for holders 
  • Power sockets at all seats

1st class 

  • Comfortable seats with more leg room
  • Reservation included
  • Quiet atmosphere
  • Power points at all seats 
  • Free wifi 
  • A light cold meal served at your seat is included in the price
  • Use of the NS International lounges in Amsterdam, Rotterdam and Schiphol Airport. Holders of the Thalys
  • ThePass and TheCard can use the Thalys-lounges in Brussels, Paris and Cologne.

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NMBS / SNCB

NMBS is the Dutch name of the national railways in Belgium, SNCB is the French name. All major routes are served by NMBS-trains, like Brussels to Ghent, Bruges and Antwerp. 

SNCB / NMBS runs comfortable Intercity trains and regional trains. It is a major stakeholder in the Thalys from Brussels to Paris and the Eurostor from Brussels to London.
 
Routes


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Brussel Midi/Zuid (Main station)

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. 


<*>Wifi: no<*>Lockers: yes<*>Restaurants: yes<*>Parking: yes, paid

To the city centre


<*>Walking: 25 minutes<*>Bike: https://www.blue-bike.be/en<*>Trains: 9 minutes (walk from Brussel-Centraal) <*>Tram: -<*>Bus: -<*>Taxi: yes

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Antwerpen-Centraal

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. 

  • 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
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Frequently Asked Questions

How long does it take to travel from Brussel Midi/Zuid (Main station) to Antwerpen-Centraal?
The average travel time between Brussel Midi/Zuid (Main station) and Antwerpen-Centraal is 35 minutes. On average 73 trains per day run between Brussel Midi/Zuid (Main station) and Antwerpen-Centraal. The first train is leaving Brussel Midi/Zuid (Main station) at 00:02 and the last at 23:02. The prices for train tickets from Brussel Midi/Zuid (Main station) to Antwerpen-Centraal start from €7.

How much does it cost to take the train from Brussel Midi/Zuid (Main station) to Antwerpen-Centraal?
The train fares for tickets from Brussel Midi/Zuid (Main station) to Antwerpen-Centraal start from €7. If you book early you have more chance to buy cheap train tickets from Brussel Midi/Zuid (Main station) to Antwerpen-Centraal. Sometimes tickets cost up to 4-5 times more just before departure than at the time the sales period starts.

How do I get from Brussel Midi/Zuid (Main station) to Antwerpen-Centraal?
On average 73 trains per day run between Brussel Midi/Zuid (Main station) and Antwerpen-Centraal. The number of changes on this route is 0. Trains are one of the best ways to travel around Europe, they are fast, convenient and if you book on time there are often great deals. Fares for trains from Brussel Midi/Zuid (Main station) to Antwerpen-Centraal start from €7.

How long is the train ride from Brussel Midi/Zuid (Main station) to Antwerpen-Centraal?
The average travel time between Brussel Midi/Zuid (Main station) and Antwerpen-Centraal is 35 minutes. Every day 73 runs between Brussel Midi/Zuid (Main station) and Antwerpen-Centraal and the number of changes is 0. Train times can vary at any time of the day - check our rail planner for all the actual train times.

How far is Brussel Midi/Zuid (Main station) from Antwerpen-Centraal by train?
The distance between Brussel Midi/Zuid (Main station) and Antwerpen-Centraal is 43 kilometers. The average travel time is 35 minutes and there are approximately 73 trains per day running between Brussel Midi/Zuid (Main station) and Antwerpen-Centraal. The first train leaves from Brussel Midi/Zuid (Main station) at 00:02 and the last one at 23:02.

Which trains run from Brussel Midi/Zuid (Main station) to Antwerpen-Centraal?
The following railway companies operate on the route between Brussel Midi/Zuid (Main station) and Antwerpen-Centraal: Thalys, NMBS / SNCB. The average travel time is 35 minutes, the distance is 43 kilometers and fares start from €7.

How to buy cheap train tickets from Brussel Midi/Zuid (Main station) to Antwerpen-Centraal?
Book your train tickets from Brussel Midi/Zuid (Main station) to Antwerpen-Centraal as early as possible - sometimes it saves 4-5 times than booking just before departure. If rail tickets between Brussel Midi/Zuid (Main station) and Antwerpen-Centraal are already available try to avoid peak times and / or travel on Tuesday or Thursday. Train tickets from Brussel Midi/Zuid (Main station) to Antwerpen-Centraal start from €7.

Do prices go down for trains Brussel Midi/Zuid (Main station) to Antwerpen-Centraal?
Unfortunately, no - there are no last minutes. Train tickets from Brussel Midi/Zuid (Main station) to Antwerpen-Centraal only become more expensive the closer to departure time. The only way to purchase cheap train tickets is to book as early as possible. In general, it is more economical to travel between Brussel Midi/Zuid (Main station) and Antwerpen-Centraal on Tuesday or Thursday, avoid peak times and / or travel late in the morning or in the early afternoon.

Other way around - Train from Antwerpen-Centraal to Brussel Midi/Zuid (Main station)

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