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Brussels to Antwerp by train

The journey from Brussels to Antwerp by train is 25.67 mi and takes 1 hr 3 min. There are 26 connections per day, with the first departure at 12:07 AM and the last at 6:52 PM. It is possible to travel from Brussels to Antwerp by train for as little as $11.19 or as much as $30.61. The best price for this journey is $11.19.

Lowest Price$11.19
Journey Duration1 hr 3 min
Connection per Day26
Lowest Price$11.19
Highest Price$30.61
First Departure12:07 AM
Last Departure6:52 PM
Distance25.67 mi
CarriersEurostar, Regional

Brussels to Antwerp Train Times

Departure date
Sunday, Mar 3, 2024

Travel from Brussels to Antwerp by Train

The average train journey duration from Brussels to Antwerp is 1 hr 3 min. The distance between the two main stations is approximately 25.67 mi. Travelers have approximately 26 train connections to choose from per day. The cheapest train ticket available for this route is around $11.19. Tr trains depart from Brussels from , connecting to Antwerp at stations.

The railway service between Brussels and Antwerp is managed primarily by SNCB/NMBS, Belgium's national railway company, providing frequent and efficient services. The trains on this route are well-equipped, offering passengers amenities such as comfortable seating, Wi-Fi, and power outlets, allowing them to stay connected and enjoy their journey. Passengers can choose from Standard, First, and Business classes, each offering a distinct level of comfort and service. The standard class provides essential amenities and a comfortable environment for budget-conscious travelers. First class offers more spacious seating and a quieter atmosphere, ideal for those looking to work or relax. Business class, the premium option, delivers superior comfort, premium meals, and personalized services, catering to passengers seeking a luxurious travel experience. 

Brussels-South and Antwerp-Central are the primary stations serving this route, offering extensive amenities such as diverse eateries, ATMs, clean restrooms, and clear signages and information desks for seamless navigation. They are well-connected to local transit like buses and trams, ensuring easy commutes to various city points. Travelers should conduct thorough research and employ mobile mapping services to navigate both stations seamlessly and to explore local attractions and cuisines efficiently.

What to Do in Antwerp:

  1. Explore the stunning Cathedral of Our Lady, a masterpiece of Gothic architecture.
  2. Visit the Antwerp Zoo, one of the world's oldest and most diverse zoos.
  3. Discover the Rubenshuis, the former home and studio of Peter Paul Rubens.
  4. Stroll through the trendy and historic district of Het Zuid.
  5. Experience the vibrant nightlife and culinary scene of Antwerp.
  6. Explore the Museum aan de Stroom, showcasing the city's culture and history.
  7. Visit the Antwerp Central Station, renowned for its architectural grandeur.
  8. Indulge in shopping at the Meir, Antwerp's main shopping street.
  9. Enjoy the city's famous fashion scene, home to the Antwerp Six designers.
  10. Discover the city's diamond district, the world's diamond trading hub.

What to Eat in Antwerp:

  1. Savor the flavors of Belgian waffles with a variety of toppings.
  2. Indulge in Belgian chocolates, renowned for their quality and taste.
  3. Try the local dish, Stoofvlees, a savory beef stew.
  4. Enjoy Moules Frites, a popular dish of mussels and fries.
  5. Relish the taste of Belgian beers with a wide range of options.
  6. Try Waterzooi, a creamy fish or chicken stew.
  7. Experience the freshness of grey shrimp, a local delicacy.
  8. Savor the unique flavors of Belgian cheeses.
  9. Indulge in Speculoos, a spiced shortcrust biscuit.
  10. Enjoy a hearty Belgian breakfast with a variety of bread, cheeses, and meats.

Day Trips from Antwerp:

The charming city of Bruges, with its medieval architecture and picturesque canals, is a short train ride away. Ghent is a good idea if you are into history, culture, and nightlife. The capital city, Brussels, with its grand squares and diverse museums, is also easily accessible. The nearby town of Leuven is known for its university and lively atmosphere, offering a range of cultural and culinary experiences.

Travel Tips for Antwerp:

In Antwerp, immerse yourself in the local culture by exploring its historic sites, indulging in Belgian cuisine, and experiencing the vibrant fashion and diamond scenes. Utilize the city's extensive public transportation network to efficiently explore the city and its surroundings. Experience the city's illustrious fashion and diamond districts, exploring the trendy boutiques and sparkling jewelry stores that line the streets of the fashion district. Be mindful of the local customs and etiquette, especially when interacting with the locals. Explore the local markets and specialty shops for unique souvenirs and artisanal products. Antwerp is known for its culinary delights, so try the local dishes and beverages, especially the chocolates and waffles.

When planning your journey from Brussels to Antwerp by train, rely on Virail. Our platform compares numerous routes and transport modes to bring you the best travel deals. Check the price calendar below for the most affordable Brussels-Antwerp adventure options.

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Cheap train tickets from Brussels to Antwerp
Looking for the best deal on a train ticket for your trip? Here are 4 ways to get cheap train tickets from Brussels to Antwerp.

Book in advance and save

If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from Brussels to Antwerp, booking train tickets in advance is a great way to save money, but keep in mind that advance tickets are usually not available until 3 months before your travel date.

Stay flexible with your travel time and explore off-peak journeys

Planning your trips around off-peak travel times not only means that you'll be able to avoid the crowds, but can also end up saving you money. Being flexible with your schedule and considering alternative routes or times will significantly impact the amount of money you spend on getting from Brussels to Antwerp.

Always check special offers

Checking on the latest deals can help save a lot of money, making it worth taking the time to browse and compare prices. So make sure you get the best deal on your ticket and take advantage of special fares for children, youth and seniors as well as discounts for groups.

Unlock the potential of slower trains or connecting trains

If you're planning a trip with some flexible time, why not opt for the scenic route? Taking slower trains or connecting trains that make more stops may save you money on your ticket – definitely worth considering if it fits in your schedule.

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Price as departure date approaches

Train companies may charge higher ticket prices as the date of departure approaches. Prices in the next days can range from around $9.46 to $11.17 but may be subject to change. Our advice is to book as early as possible to potentially save up to 15% on your trip!

Best time to book cheap train tickets from Brussels to Antwerp

The cheapest Brussels - Antwerp train tickets can be found for as low as $8.82 if you’re lucky, or $11.89 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as $25.04.

Find the best day to travel to Antwerp by train

When travelling to Antwerp by train, if you want to avoid crowds you can check how frequently our customers are travelling in the next 30-days using the graph below. On average, the peak hours to travel are between 6:30am and 9am in the morning, or between 4pm and 7pm in the evening. Please keep this in mind when travelling to your point of departure as you may need some extra time to arrive, particularly in big cities!

Carriers on this route

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Eurostar is a high-speed passenger train service connecting London with several cities in mainland Europe, including Paris, Brussels, and Amsterdam. Launched in 1994, Eurostar has since established itself as a popular mode of transportation for leisure and business travelers. With speeds reaching up to 300 km/h, Eurostar trains offer a fast and environmentally-friendly.

Ticket types and facilities from Brussels to Antwerp

Compare the different ticket types and the facilities provided by Eurostar when traveling from Brussels to Antwerp.


Eurostar Standard tickets are for budget-conscious travelers and the most widely available and affordable option. However, they have limited flexibility
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Standard Premier

Eurostar Standard Premier tickets offer a premium economy experience, ideal for work in quiet and comfort, but at a higher cost than Standard. This ticket includes extra legroom, complimentary meals, and access to magazines.
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Business Premier

Business Premier tickets are Eurostar's first-class option with top-level comfort and flexibility, but also the most expensive. With this ticket, you will have spacious seating, delectable meals served at your seat, access to exclusive lounges, and dedicated assistance.
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Facility Description

Find out more about the different facilities available onboard with each carrier on this route.

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Business Premier travelers and Eurostar™ carte blanche holders enjoy free wi-fi in lounges at select stations. Free wi-fi vouchers are available at Ashford's information desk. All trains also provide free wi-fi, connect via EurostarTrainsWiFi.
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Starting September 2012, a quiet coach option is available for Business and Standard Premier travelers at no extra cost.
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Every seat features UK and European power sockets. Business Premier and Standard Premier also include USB sockets.
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Your Eurostar ticket allows you to take a generous amount of luggage on board with no weight restrictions. You can carry two suitcases and one hand-held item, all labeled properly, as long as they don't exceed 85 cm in length. Baby strollers and pushchairs are allowed on board. You can also bring your bike or musical instrument, which will count as one of your two medium-sized luggage pieces as long as it is in a carrying case under 85 cm in length.
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Assistance for travelers with disabilities or the elderly is available at all stations. The type of assistance varies by location. Pre-booking at least 24 hours in advance is recommended, with a 60-minute prior arrival if not pre-booked.
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Café Métropole aboard Eurostar trains offers discounts for reusable cups. Unsold food is donated to Olio, benefiting London communities. Food in Standard Premier: Standard Premier offers international dishes throughout the day. Breakfast features fruits, pastries, and more until 10:14. After 10:15, enjoy a light meal, dessert, and drinks. Food in Business Premier: Business Premier's menu is curated by Michelin-starred chef Raymond Blanc OBE. Drinks, from tea to champagne, are available throughout the journey.
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Fresh air is constantly drawn in and filtered throughout the journey.
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Got a musical instrument or guitar under 85 cm? You can include it as part of your luggage on Eurostar. If you have a boxed bike, reserve a spot by reaching out to the Eurostar travel service (available on select trains). Folding and children's bikes under 85 cm are welcome, but they should be in a protective bag. Heads up: e-scooters and hoverboards are a no-go. Plus, you can bring along a pair of skis or a snowboard in addition to your luggage
Services on board Eurostar, Regional and DB - Intercity from Brussels to Antwerp
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Brussels to Antwerp CO2 Emissions by Train

What are the CO2 emissions from Brussels to Antwerp by train? The CO2 emissions from taking the train between Brussels and Antwerp are 2.89kg.
How much CO2 do I save by taking the train between Brussels and Antwerp? By taking the train between Brussels and Antwerp you will save 5.37kg CO2 emissions compared to a flight, 0.21kg compared to a bus and 3.72kg compared to a car.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a train ticket from Brussels to Antwerp?
A train ticket from Brussels to Antwerp is $12.92. However the price varies depending on how early you buy, and if it's peak time to travel. Occasionally you can find them for as cheap as $11.19.
What's the cheapest train ticket from Brussels to Antwerp?
The cheapest ticket you can get from Brussels to Antwerp is $11.19. We recommend booking as early as possible and off-peak hours to get the cheapest ticket possible. Off-peak times are usually from 09:30 to 16:00, and after 19:00.
What's the distance between Brussels and Antwerp by train?
Brussels to Antwerp is 25.67 mi.
How long does the train between Brussels and Antwerp take?
Brussels to Antwerp is on average 1 hr 3 min. However the fastest option will get you there in 0 hr 35 min.
Which companies operate from Brussels to Antwerp?
The train journey from Brussels to Antwerp is covered by 2 operator(s). On Virail you can find these carriers that provide services on this route: Eurostar, Regional and DB - Intercity.
How many train connections per day go from Brussels to Antwerp?
Brussels to Antwerp has 26 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first train from Brussels to Antwerp leave?
The earliest train from Brussels to Antwerp departs at 12:07 AM. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
What time does the last train from Brussels to Antwerp depart?
The latest train from Brussels to Antwerp departs at 6:52 PM. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
Should I book my ticket from Brussels to Antwerp in advance?
If you can, we recommend booking your ticket as early as possible to ensure you get better savings. The cheapest train ticket we have found is $11.19 but this may be subject to change depending on the day of travel, hour you wish to depart and how far in advance you book.
From which stations can I leave from Brussels to Antwerp?
There are 6 station(s) that you can depart from Brussels to go to Antwerp. You can go from Brussel-Zuid, Zaventem, Arcaden, Brussel, Bruxelles-Congres and Bruxelles Gare du Nord and you can arrive at Antwerpen Koningin Astridplein, Antwerpen-Berchem, Antwerpen, Hoboken-Polder and Antwerpen Centraal.
How many direct connections depart from Brussels to Antwerp?
There are on average 25 direct connection(s) from Brussels to go to Antwerp.
What's the fastest journey time between Brussels to Antwerp by train?
The fastest journey time by train between Brussels and Antwerp is 0 hr 35 min.
Is there a direct train from Brussels to Antwerp?
Yes, there is a direct train between Brussels and Antwerp.
What are the CO2 emissions for Brussels to Antwerp by train?
The train journey from Brussels to Antwerp creates 2.89kg of CO2 emissions.

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