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Train Information between Antwerp and Brussels

distanceDistance25 miles (41 km)
durationAverage train duration46 min
priceAverage train ticket price$12 (€10)
changesDirect trainYes
carriersTrain providersSNCB | IC, SNCB or Thalys

Trains from Antwerp to Brussels cover the 25 miles (41 km) long trip taking on average 46 min with our travel partners like SNCB | IC, SNCB or Thalys. There are direct train services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around $12 (€10), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $12 (€10). Travelers depart most frequently from Antwerp and arrive in Bruxelles-Midi.

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SNCB and Thalys trains between Antwerp and Brussels

SNCB and Thalys trains will get you from Antwerp to Brussels from $12 (€10). With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best train times and tickets for your trip.

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SNCB is Belgium's main train company and offers First class or Second class tickets for your train between Antwerp and Brussels.

Are you making plans to travel from Antwerp to Brussels? Why not take a train with SNCB? Omio can show you current SNCB train times, tickets, travel information (such as baggage allowance and amenities offered onboard) and prices so you can find the best deals on Antwerp to Brussels trains all in one place. On the SNCB train, you can expect to travel 25 miles (41 km) from Antwerp to Brussels. If you use the Omio app to search for trains between Antwerp and Brussels, you can quickly see if the SNCB ticket is a mobile ticket, making it easy for you to go paperless when taking a train. Once you have found your perfect one-way SNCB train between Antwerp and Brussels, book your cheap train tickets online on Omio or in the Omio app quickly and easily so you can spend the rest of your time enjoying your upcoming trip!

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Trains from Antwerp to Brussels

Trains in Europe are an effective way to travel between cities, with a number of companies offering domestic and international train routes in BeNeLux. Trains from Antwerp to Brussels are direct, with an average journey between the two cities requiring just over half an hour in travel time. Train options available include the high-speed, the intercity and the local train. Over 150 trains travel from Antwerp to Brussels per day and are available during weekdays, with slightly less availability during holidays and on the weekend. The journey may also take longer during holidays and weekends. The first train usually departs Antwerp at 4:35 a.m. while the last leaves at 12:10 a.m. Most trains traveling from Antwerp to Brussels are operated by SNCB; however, Thalys does offer occasional trains.

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Antwerp to Brussels Train Cost

Average prices for trains from Antwerp to Brussels when you book in advance

Booking Period

Average Price

Same Day

€8

1 Day in Advance

€8

1 Week in Advance

€8

2 Weeks in Advance

€8

1 Month in Advance

€8

3 Months in Advance

€8

Antwerp to Brussels Trains: General Information


  • autobus The vast majority of Antwerp to Brussels trains are run by SNCB; however, occasionally Thalys also operates Antwerp to Brussels routes.
  • autobus All Antwerp to Brussels trains are direct, depart from Antwerpen Centraal train station and arrive at either Bruxelles-Midi, Bruxelles-Central, Bruxelles-Congres, or Bruxelles-Nord train station.
  • autobus The Antwerp to Brussels train journey takes as little as 35 minutes to arrive in Brussels.
  • autobus Most travelers book their Antwerp to Brussels train tickets 1 day in advance of the travel date.

Taking the Train from Antwerp

The journey starts from Antwerpen-Centraal and ends at Brussels South Railway station. The Antwerpen-Centraal is situated at the center Antwerp and a few minutes walk from the shopping area. Subway, tram, and bus transport services from this station are available during any time of the day.

Arriving in Brussels by Train

Brussels South Railway station is situated in the southern part of Brussels. Public transport to the station is readily available. It takes only a few minutes to travel from the center of the city to the railway. It opens at 5:45 a.m. and closes at 10:00 p.m. daily. Brussels is found in Belgium, and it has a population of approximately 1.2 million people. Both French and Dutch are widely spoken.

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FAQs
What is the price of the cheapest train from Antwerp to Brussels?
Omio customers have found the cheapest trains from Antwerp to Brussels to cost as little as $12 (€10)  in the next 7 days.
What is the price of a train ticket from Antwerp to Brussels?
The Antwerp to Brussels train ticket price is on average $12 (€10)  if you are looking to book your tickets for this route in the next week.
How many miles is it from Antwerp to Brussels by train?
The train distance from Antwerp to Brussels is around 25 miles (41 km).
What is the Antwerp to Brussels train travel time?
The Antwerp to Brussels train duration is on average 46 min, which is to be expected when traveling 25 miles (41 km) to Brussels from Antwerp. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays.
What is the departure train station in Antwerp and arrival train station in Brussels?

When taking the train from Antwerp to Brussels, you can choose to depart from train stations like Antwerp and Antwerp, Berchem Driekoningen. Your route can end in train stations such as Bruxelles-Midi, Bruxelles-Central and Brussels-Nord.

Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Antwerp   and arrive in Bruxelles-Midi.

Where is the Antwerp train station located? Where is the Brussels train station located?

The most popular departure train station with passengers for this trip, called Antwerp, is located 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city center of Antwerp.

The most popular arrival train station, Bruxelles-Midi, is located 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from the city center of Brussels.

Which train providers can take me from Antwerp to Brussels?
When taking a train from Antwerp to Brussels, you can count on SNCB | IC, SNCB or Thalys for the best way to get you to Brussels. You can also check all possible train companies who offer a service between Antwerp and Brussels and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
When does the first train depart from Antwerp to Brussels? When does the last train depart from Antwerp to Brussels?
The first Antwerp to Brussels train departs at 4: 40 AM   and the last train from Antwerp to Brussels leaves at 10: 05 PM. Check out the most up-to-date train schedule from Antwerp to Brussels on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.
How early should I purchase Antwerp to Brussels train tickets to get the best deals?
You can find trains between Antwerp and Brussels to cost on average $12 (€10) one way if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend buying train tickets in advance to score the best deals and save money on your trip. You’ll see tickets for the Antwerp to Brussels train generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.
Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Antwerp
Brussels
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Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
Trains and buses run between Antwerp Centraal and Antwerp-Berchem stations. From there, buses 51 and 53 connect Berchem and the airport.
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Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
Trains and buses run between Antwerp Centraal and Antwerp-Berchem stations. From there, buses 51 and 53 connect Berchem and the airport.