SNCB is the national railway company of Belgium, with services that include national (Intercity) and regional (Local) express trains. All SNCB trains come with both First Class and Second Class carriages. Belgium has one of the densest rail networks in the world. Seat reservations aren’t possible for any of the company's trains.
Thalys is the railway company connecting four European countries – France, Belgium, the Netherlands and Germany. Thalys trains run at a speed of up to 300km/h and have three comfort classes on all services called – Standard, Comfort and Premium (equivalent to the First Class, with access to the Thalys Lounge). All Thalys trains have a car restaurant (called Thalys Welcome Bar) and a free WiFi connection.
The average journey time between Brussels Midi and Antwerpen-Centraal is 48 minutes and the fastest journey time is 35 minutes. On an average weekday, there are 72 trains per day travelling from Brussels Midi to Antwerpen-Centraal. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use our journey planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.
The first train from Brussels Midi to Antwerpen-Centraal departs at 04:50. The last train from Brussels Midi to Antwerpen-Centraal departs at 23:38. Trains that depart in the early morning hours or very late evening may be sleeper services. Alternatively, some popular routes may run throughout the night at a reduced frequency. There may also be less services on weekends and holidays; use our journey planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.
Yes, it is possible to travel from Brussels Midi to Antwerpen-Centraal without having to change trains. There are 72 direct trains from Brussels Midi to Antwerpen-Centraal. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.
By train, of course. See trains from Antwerpen-Centraal to Brussels Midi.