Antwerp Airport Transfers



Here you will find Antwerp airport transfers details. Antwerp can be reached from the airport either by train, bus or car.

The international airport of Brussels (Zaventem) is the most frequently used by visitors - it's only 40km (25 miles) from Antwerp. Antwerp can be reached from the airport either by train, bus or car.

By Train 37 minutes: Brussels Airport - Mechelen - Antwerp

The airport train station is located below the terminal (basement level-1). Since 2012 the construction the tracks between Antwerp and the airport has been completed. Travelers to Antwerp are finally able to travel non-stop to the airport without the inconvenience of first having to pass through Brussels.

The airport train station is located below the terminal (basement level-1) - just follow the signs. You can buy the train ticket to Antwerp at the ticket booth.

Information on the schedules of all Belgian and international train services can be found on the Belgian Railways website. Enter BRUXELLES NAT AIRPORT as departure station or destination.

Zaventem Airport - Antwerp by Coach

Using the Airport Antwerp Express is quite comfortable - the coaches have air conditioning, toilet, video/DVD.

When you arrive in the Brussels Airport (Zaventem) follow the the blue and white bus signs in the airport terminal. The bus station is located on level 0 - one floor down from the arrivals hall - and can be easily reached by using the escalators or elevators.

Every hour a direct coach connection departs from the airport to Antwerp (The connection is hourly to and from Antwerp but not on Sundays and public holidays.

On weekdays and Saturdays:
 first departure: 5:00 a.m.
last departure: 12 midnight 

On Sundays: 
first departure: 7:00 a.m.
last departure: 12 midnight

Travel time: 45 minutes

Tickets are available on the bus - cash only (Euro or US$)
One-way Fare:
€ 10,- for adults
€ 5,- for children ( 2-11 years old )
Free of charge, - Babies (0 – 23 months)

Operator: De Decker - Van Riet
Tel. +32 52 33 40 00

The Bus stops at Antwerp South / Crown Plaza Hotel and Antwerp Centre: The stop is located at: "De Keyserlei " in front of the Central Station, and nearby the bus terminal.

A lot of important hotels are located in the area. You will find other transport possibilities within walking distance.

Antwerp airport transfers: Car

The airport is easily accessible from both the Brussels inner and outer ring road (follow signs for the Airport or Zaventem). Avis, Europcar, Hertz, National Car Rental and Sixt have desks in the arrivals hall.  When coming back on the Brussels ring-road follow the Brussels Airport signage. Allow plenty of time to arrive at the airport during peak hours.

Antwerp Airport Transfers: Taxi

(NOT recommended - worst one of Antwerp airport transfers) Taxi rides to Antwerp city centre take about 45 minutes. This option is very costly - there is usually a standard rate (60 € - the last time I checked) to get you to Antwerp. Once in the city the taximeter can be switched on. Taxis are available in front of the arrivals hall. Licensed taxis can be recognized by the blue and yellow emblem.

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