Travel to Antwerp

It is easy to travel to and from Antwerp using public transport.  Should you decide to travel by car, please note that the UA car parks are only for members of staff and not for visitors.

Travel by train

The UA City Campus buildings are easy to reach by train.

Antwerp has two main stations, Antwerp Central Station is the closest to the UA city campus.

International railway lines link Brussels and Antwerp to several other major European cities. The European high-speed train project includes the Thalys, the Eurostar and the Eurotunnel. There are direct rail links with different cities in France, the Netherlands and Germany. Antwerp can be reached from the UK by Eurostar via Brussels.

For more information consult the Belgian Railways website.

Travel by air

Brussels Airport

Brussels Airport is the most frequently used gateway to Antwerp. From Brussels Airport you can travel to Antwerp by train or by Airport Express bus. The direct train to Antwerp takes approximately 37 minutes and runs twice an hour. Time schedules and fares are available on the Belgian Railways website.

The Airport Express bus runs every hour and reaches the centre of Antwerp in approximately 45 minutes. 

My Super Shuttle offers door-to-door service from Brussels Airport to the centre of Antwerp.


Travel by bus

Read more on Eurolines for destinations, timetables and prices.

Read more on Flixbus for cheap buses to Paris, Amsterdam, Den Haag, Rotterdam and Utrecht.

De Lijn
Within the province and the city of Antwerp transport is organised by the public transport company De Lijn. Buses leave to all parts of the city from Antwerp Central Station. From the bus station Rooseveltplaats which is close to the Central Station. There are direct bus links to various other towns and cities.
Read more on De Lijn for information about trams and buses.