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Prices explained

Prices explained

At Loco2 we believe in price transparency. We use real data from Loco2 searches to estimate the cheapest fares you should be able to find for your journey.

The cheapest price is the lowest fare we've ever found for this journey. These prices can usually be found by searching when booking opens but they vary due to availability, which depends on factors like the day of the week or time of year.

More popular journeys include 30 day advance and 7 day advance prices. These are updated every two weeks using prices we've found by searching exactly 7 or 30 days from the most recent Thursday (we picked Thursday because this is when average prices are usually found).

30 day and 7 day prices fluctuate based on demand and availability at the time of search. For example, the 7-day price in summer is likely to be more expensive than the same journey in winter.

Prices are sourced in GBP and converted to other currencies using the daily market exchange rate.

We're always seeking to improve how price-checking works, and we welcome feedback on how we can make it better.

More advice about how to find the cheapest tickets can be found in our infographic.

  1. Cheapest price £8.00
  2. 30 day advance £8.00
  • First train
    04:36
  • Last train
    23:25
  • Avg changes
    0
  • Fastest journey
    31m

Travelling from Antwerp to Brussels by train

The fastest trains from Antwerp to Brussels take around 31 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 43 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Antwerp and Brussels.

Direct trains run between Antwerp and Brussels.

We usually find around 42 direct trains on the route from Antwerp to Brussels every weekday.

Trains are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 50 departures. The duration is normally about 31 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

On weekdays the earliest direct train to Brussels is usually scheduled to depart Antwerp around 04:36 and the last train is around 23:25. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Antwerp around 04:36, and the last at 23:17.

Route map is indicative only and may differ from the optimal route. Actual routes will be displayed when searching.

When to book Antwerp to Brussels train tickets?

The earlier you book the better, and the cheapest tickets we've found for trains from Antwerp to Brussels are £8.00.

Trains departing 30 days in advance will cost around £8. Booking on the day of travel is likely to be more expensive, so it is worth booking in advance if you can to save money.

Trains in Belgium usually open for booking around 3 months in advance. If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from Antwerp to Brussels by train.

Which trains operate between Antwerp and Brussels?

More than one type of train operates on the route from Antwerp to Brussels, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:

  • InterCity
  • Intercités
  • Thalys

You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.

Find journey information for Brussels to Antwerp

Route map is indicative only and may differ from the optimal route. Actual routes will be displayed when searching.

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Image credits: La Grand-Place in Brussels by Ron Sumners

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