Coming to Antwerp

Most international travelers will probably arrive at Brussels airport (BRU). Good ways to go from the airport to Antwerp are:

  • By train. About every half hour there is a train from the airport to Antwerp, which takes about 30 minutes. Check the schedule (from: 'Brussels airport - Zaventem'; to: 'Antwerpen-Centraal' or 'Antwerpen-Berchem', depending on where you stay).
  • By bus. The airport express bus travels directly from the airport to Antwerp in about 45 minutes.

See the Brussels airport website for more options.

Transport in Antwerp

Public transport

Buses and trams are operated by De Lijn.

Ticket for 90 minutes journey can be bought:

Note: Tickets must be validated when boarding a bus or tram.


Several taxi companies operate in Antwerp, e.g. Antwerp-Tax (+32 3 238 38 38) or A-Taxi (+32 3 283 83 93).