Belgium Budget travel
Budget travel to Belgium is also offered by Brussels South airport - http://www.charleroi-airport.com.
The name is very deceiving - Brussels South Airport is not in Brussels and even further from Antwerp. It is about 59.3 km – 45 mins by car to Brussels.
However with flights operated by cheap airlines like Ryanair to multiple destinations - it should not be ignored.
It is services by many discount airlines:
Ireland-based Ryanair is Europe's largest low fares airline- http://www.ryanair.com
As well as Wizzair, Private Wings, On Air, Jetair, Jet4you ..
Direct service from Brussels to 34 European destinations:
Alicante, Barcelona,Bergerac, Bologna, Carcassonne, Dublin, Faro, Fez, Gdansk, Glasgow, Grenoble Lyon, Limoges, Madrid, Malaga, Manchester, Marrakesh, Marseille Provence, Milan, Montpellier, Nimes, Pau, Perpignan, Pisa, Porto, Riga, Rome, Shannon, Tangier, Turin, Valencia, Valladolid, Venice, Wroclaw, Zaragoza.
So how do you to get from Charleroi Airport to Antwerp?
You can reach Charleroi Brussels South airport from any railway station in Belgium for single fare of € 10.50.
Just ask for a “bulk-Charleroi airport” ticket at the railway station you start from. When you arrive at Charleroi South station, you only need to take the A bus line to reach the airport passenger terminal in a few minutes. The “bulk” ticket price includes both rail and bus rides. It is an easy, quick and affordable way to start your journey.
Similarly, when you land at the airport, you can buy the same “bulk” ticket at the airport ticket desk. From Charleroi station, you can take a train to any railway station in Belgium.
Shuttles between the airport and Charleroistation– bus line A is € 2,5 One way / Bus + train : € 10,5
You can also search for Budget Travel by searching for flights at the Brussels airport website: http://www.brusselsairport.be - they offer more than 80 destinations for less than 100 euros!
Both EasyJet and Brussels Airlines fly in and out of this international airport.
How do you get from Brussels airport to antwerp? Check out Antwerp Airport Transfers for valuable instructions.
If you are flying out of the UK Antwerp Airport might also be an option. It that has good connections with:
Isle of Man (via London City)
Jersey (via London City)
The small-scale character of Antwerp Airport allows fast and easy Belgium Travel.As a result of the short walking distances, your check-in may take place up to 20 minutes before the departure of your flight. Upon arrival at Antwerp Airport, you can already leave the airport building about 10 minutes after the landing.
Antwerp Airport is easily accessible by car via exit Borgerhout on the Antwerp ring road. Signposts then guide you to the airport. Bus route 14 from De Lijn provides a regular connection with the stations Antwerpen-Berchem and Antwerpen-Centraal, from where national and international train connections will bring you to your destination.
For more information and prices - visit www.flyvlm.com
You could also check out Getting to Antwerp by train for Budget travel connections with other European cities (London, Paris, Amsterdam).
Or - Antwerp is also 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)
Check out traffic rules and car rental in Antwerp
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