How to travel from Brussels to Mechelen

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from Brussels to Mechelen

How to get from Brussels to Mechelen by train, bus or flight.

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The best way to travel from Brussels to Mechelen is by taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

SNCB | IC
08:49AM0h27
Brussels-Midi
09:16AMMechelen station
$91One-way
0 transfers
Cheapest
SNCB | IC
08:49AM0h27
Brussels-Midi
09:16AMMechelen station
$91One-way
0 transfers
Fastest
SNCB | IC
08:49AM0h27
Brussels-Midi
09:16AMMechelen station
$91One-way
0 transfers
Other options
SNCB | IC
08:34AM0h28
Brussels-Midi
09:02AMMechelen station
$91One-way
0 transfers
SNCB
08:38AM0h35
Brussels-Midi
09:13AMMechelen station
$91One-way
0 transfers
SNCB | IC
08:45AM0h37
Brussels-Midi
09:22AMMechelen station
$91One-way
0 transfers

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Travel Information between Brussels and Mechelen

distanceDistance13 miles (21 km)
modeAvailable travel modesTrain
priceTicket price range$9 -
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $9 (€7) • 25 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $9 (€7) • 25 min
carriersPopular travel companiesBlaBlaCar or Regional

Travel 13 miles (21 km) by train to Mechelen from Brussels. The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are BlaBlaCar or Regional among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus, ferry, flight or train from Brussels to Mechelen.

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FAQs: Travel from Brussels to Mechelen

FAQs: Travel to Mechelen easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Brussels to Mechelen.
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You can get between Brussels and Mechelen 1 different ways: train.

The cheapest way to go to Mechelen from Brussels is by taking a train, which costs on average $9 (€7).

This is compared to other ways of getting from Brussels to Mechelen:

A train is () less than a bus for this trip with tickets for a bus from Brussels to Mechelen costing on average ().

A train is () less than a ferry for this route with tickets for a ferry from Brussels to Mechelen costing on average ().

Taking a train costs () less than taking a flight, which costs on average () for the same trip.

The fastest way to get to Mechelen from Brussels is by train with an average travel time of 25 min.

Other travel options to Mechelen take longer:

The distance from Brussels to Mechelen is approximately 13 miles (21 km).

The average frequency per day from Brussels to Mechelen is:

  • 50 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip from Brussels to Mechelen as scheduled services by train can vary by season or day of the week.

These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Brussels to Mechelen:

  • Buses mostly depart from Brussels, Brussels South (Gare du Midi) and arrive in Mechelen Train Station.
  • Trains mostly leave from Brussels-Midi and tend to arrive in Mechelen.

The following travel companies offer services from Brussels to Mechelen:

  • Regional, PKP Intercity, BSB or SNCB can get you to Mechelen by train. You can find a good deal for train tickets with SNCB from Brussels to Mechelen for $9 (€7) on Omio.

Yes, there are direct services available from Brussels to Mechelen with the following travel companies:

  • Direct trains with SNCB with 50 direct trains per day.

Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Mechelen as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets between Brussels and Mechelen.

Omio customers who travel from Brussels to Mechelen often also extend their vacation to go to Amsterdam, Antwerp, Paris or Rotterdam. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Mechelen and these popular destinations at a great price.

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