Getting to Antwerp by Land
Getting to Antwerp : Trains
Belgian Trains provide a quick and affordable mode of transportation within the country. There is a very convenient rail network which interconnects Antwerp, Brussels Brugges, Waterloo, Liege and the Ardennes with many other European destinations.
The Thalys train brings you in less then 2 hours to Paris and you can arrive in London almost earlier then you left.
Check out Belgium official rail site SNCB/NMBS for getting to Antwerp from other parts of Belgium and Europe
Getting to Antwerp By Car:
Antwerp is within easy reach by car. It is at the crossroads of the E17, E19, E34, and E313 motorways. It’s 45 km from Brussels and 50 km Ghent! It takes an hour to get here from Rotterdam and less than 2 hours from Amsterdam.
Take direction Antwerp when coming from:
Hasselt / Liege: (E313)
Holland: E19 (Breda) or A12 (Bergen op Zoom) direction Antwerp.
Turnhout / Eindhoven: (E34)
if you would like more information about driving your car in Belgium or if you are interested in Renting a Car.
Getting Around Antwerp
There are several modes of transportation available but the best way to discover Antwerp is on foot. Many of the main attractions are within easy walking distance of each other.
By Bus and Tram
Antwerp has a convenient and dense public transit network - A regular and efficient bus and tram system serves the city and its suburbs.
Click here for more Public Transportation details.
Antwerp by Car
There are many one-way roads, that can make it difficult to get to a specific place. Try to park your car as close as possible and go on foot. You might find that parking space in Antwerp can be rare and expensive. But if you plan to travel outside of the city and explore surrounding areas you will find having a car can be quite useful.
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