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Trains Brussels to Mechelen: Times, Prices and Tickets

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How can I find the cheapest train tickets to get from Brussels to Mechelen?

The prices for train tickets from Brussels to Mechelen vary depending on a range of factors including how far in advance you're booking, your travel dates, and the type of transport you want to use. On certain routes, there may be different classes available, which will also affect the price. Booked in advance, the cheapest train tickets from Brussels to Mechelen will cost $ 5.51. The average train ticket price is approximately $ 5.53. For the lowest prices, it is usually best to book as far in advance as possible and look out for low-cost options, such as non-refundable tickets or traveling outside of peak hours. Be aware that some providers do not offer refunds or changes on their lower priced tickets, so it is advised to check before completing your transaction.

Brussels to Mechelen by train

Best price $ 5.51
Journey duration 55 min
Connections per day 400
First departure 02:37
Last departure 00:19
Distance 13 mi
Departure Brussels
Arrival Mechelen
Carriers Belgianrail, SNCF, SNCB

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How long does it take to get from Brussels to Mechelen by train?

The journey between Brussels and Mechelen by train usually takes 55 min to cover a distance of 13.7 mi. The shortest journey from Brussels to Mechelen will take you 21 min. Remember, as always, that this time does not include any delays that might occur due to weather conditions, construction, or unexpected diversions and disruptions. If arriving in Mechelen quickly is a priority for you, look for express or non-stop services. You may also find that a connecting route reaches your destination faster than some direct journeys. Virail will allow you to explore all your options and come to a decision that suits your needs.

At what time of the day can I travel from Brussels to Mechelen?

The first journey of the night departs from Brussels at 02:37. If you prefer to travel later in that night, the last departure will leave at 00:19. Remember, these are the general times of journeys between Brussels and Mechelen. However, they are somewhat changeable as they may be affected by local events or holidays, peak seasons, or other factors. Always check your travel dates in advance to be on the safe side.

When traveling from Brussels to Mechelen by train, which stations can I use?

You can depart from Brussels at stations such as Brux.-/ Brus-Centr., Haren, Bru.-Schuman / Brux.-Schuman, Germoir / Mouterij, Meiser, Brux.-Chap/Brus.-Kap., Arcades, Delta, Mérode/Merode and Bockstael. At the end of the journey, you will be able to arrive in Mechelen at the following stations: Malines / Mechelen, Muizen, Malines-Nekkerspoel / Mechelen-Nekkerspoel, Muizen J. Van Geelstraat [De Lijn], Mechelen Bleekstraat [De Lijn], Muizen Lotelingstraat [De Lijn] and Mechelen Nekkerspoel Station [De Lijn]. Some of these stations may only be served by particular travel providers. Because of this, there may not be a direct connection between all the stations in Brussels and Mechelen. Plan your journey carefully, as it may be necessary to make another connection before departure or after arrival.

How many times a day do departures from Brussels leave for Mechelen?

You will be able to travel from Brussels to Mechelen using companies such as Belgianrail, SNCF and SNCB. Combined, these providers offer an average of 400 journeys each day. This average figure may not necessarily reflect your chosen travel dates. On certain days of the week, there may be more or less journeys available. At the busiest times, there will be up to 400 departures available in a single day. You can choose to travel from Brussels to Mechelen using both direct and indirect routes. These options will help you find a journey that suits your budget, your time frame, and the circumstances of your trip. There are, on average, 51 direct connections from Brussels to Mechelen each day. Indirect connections add more possibilities, giving you extra flexibility when traveling. In an average day, you will find 349 journeys with at least one change. These figures may vary at certain times of year, and some routes might not run every day of the week.


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