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Antwerp International Airport

The construction of the Antwerp International Airport, which started construction in 1923 and was put into service in 1930, is suitable for military service during the war years, but is now used for civil transport. One of the most used airports in Belgium, Antwerp International Airport is the stopping point of 275 thousand passengers per year. The airport, which is 5.5 kilometers from the city center, has public transportation options such as buses, trains and trams, and you can also benefit from services such as taxi, car rental and transfer. In the last few years, the airport has been renovated, restaurants, cafes, VIP halls, meeting and event halls, ATMs, lounges, offices of car rental companies, offices of transfer companies etc. Features. The world's laid many points of time from Antwerp International Airport from Turkey to Istanbul, Ankara and Izmir held direct flights. At the same time as the indirect Antwerp can fly from many cities in Turkey, you can testify to the discovery of the city.

 

About Transportation in Antwerp


One of Belgium's humble cities, Antwerp (also known as Antwerp) can be explored on foot. You can also rent a bicycle, and the transportation vehicles used in the city are buses, trams and taxis. As in many European cities, the transportation network in Antwerp is highly developed and you can reach every point of the city by public transport. In the city with many bus lines, the lines are usually connected with the tram. There is only one ticket for buses and you can buy tickets according to your stay in the city. Tickets are single-use, 1-day, 3-day, 5-day and 10-use. You can buy your tickets from the supermarkets, the ticket machines at bus stops and the tourist information center. The tram line in Antwerp is also very developed and you can find a tram to the city. There are 13 different tram lines in the city including 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 15 and 24. The ticket system works the same as the bus. The bus and tram network is provided by De Lijn. Because it is a small city, it is often preferred by tourists and local people to choose a bicycle alternative. The bicycle rental service is officially provided by Velo. Velo's bicycle stations are located at certain points in the city. For the first 30 minutes, the rental price of the bike is 30 - 60 minutes, 60 - 90 minutes, 90 - 240 minutes, daily, weekly and yearly.


How to Get to the City Center from Antwerp International Airport?


In Antwerp, where the transportation network is highly developed, many different means of transportation are used to go from the airport to the city center. You can travel from Antwerp International Airport to the city center by bus and tram which are frequently used in city transportation. The distance between the airport and the city center, which is 5.5 kilometers away, takes about 5 to 15 minutes by public transport. You can also travel from Antwerp International Airport to the city center by selecting any of the taxi, car rental or transfer alternatives.


Public Transport Vehicles (Bus, Train, Tram)


Bus: If you want to go by bus from Antwerp International Airport to the city center, you need to transfer. You can reach the train station after the journey which takes about 10 minutes with one of 51, 52 and 53 buses waiting in front of the exit terminal of the airport. From here you can easily get to the city center by train. You can reach the city center by buses 21 and 32 departing from the bus stop located next to the train station. You can obtain the ticket which is required to get on the bus from the airport. It takes an average of 10 to 15 minutes by bus from Antwerp International Airport to the city center.


Train: Even though it is not used in city transportation, you can travel to other cities not only to the city center but also with the train option which is one of the ideal transportation alternatives from Antwerp International Airport to the city center. You need to take a 10 - 15 minute walk to the train station, which is located near Antwerp International Airport. Instead, you can also take a taxi and go to the train station. Trains run from Antwerp-Berchem Station to the city center in 5 minutes. You can buy the ticket for the train at the train station.


Tram: In Antwerp, which has a highly developed tram network, you can also choose to go to the city center from the airport. However, the tram line, such as the train line, is not in or near the airport. It takes 5 - 10 minutes to get from Antwerp International Airport to the city center by trams moving every 10 minutes from Antwerp-Berchem Station. Trams 9 and 11 depart from the station and go directly to the city center. You can obtain the ticket for the tram from the ticket machines at the station.

 

Special Transportation Vehicles (Taxi, Car Rental, Transfer)


Taxi: You can see taxis, which are the most preferred private transportation vehicles for passengers who want to go to the city center from Antwerp International Airport, just outside the terminal building. Taxis located at the exit of the arrival terminal take the airport from the airport to the city center and take 15 to 20 minutes depending on the traffic situation. The fact that the city center is 5.5 kilometers away from the airport causes passengers to choose a taxi alternative frequently. Moreover, 3 - 4 people get a taxi, the price per person is paid almost as much as the price of public transport.


Car Hire: Not only for the journey between Antwerp International Airport and the city center, but the car hire formula provides you with great convenience in all of Antwerp. You don't have to deal with transportation problems any more. At the terminal building of Antwerp International Airport, Sixt (+32 70 22 58 00) and Avis (+32 3 218 94 96) companies have offices. If you book early from any of these companies, you will benefit from special discounts and save time. After you leave Antwerp International Airport to get to the city center by car, you have to follow the N184 highway. Your journey will take 10 - 15 minutes on average. You can also hire a chauffeur-driven car.


Transfer: You can find out whether the hotel you are staying at has an airport transfer service or by telephone. If you have a transfer service, you must make a reservation at least one day in advance. Thus, when your plane landed at the airport, a driver who will take you to your vehicle and leave it wherever you want is waiting for you at the exit of the terminal building. But remember, most hotels charge for airport transfers. In another transfer service, you can benefit from the airport transfer services located at Antwerp International Airport. You can contact with the offices to get more detailed information about this service provided by the car rental companies. Moreover, if you can find a few more people going in the same direction, you can make the journey much cheaper.


How to Get from Antwerp City Airport to City Center?


The distance between the city center and Antwerp International Airport is 5.5 kilometers. If you prefer any of the bus, train or tram options, you can reach the airport in 10 - 15 minutes. If you are comfortable or at risk of getting off the plane, you can choose from a taxi, car rental or any of the transfer options.


Public Transport Vehicles (Bus, Train, Tram)


Bus: You can use the same buses to go to the city center from Antwerp International Airport to the city center. First you need to reach the train station with one of the buses 21 or 32. You can easily reach Antwerp International Airport by bus 51, 52 or 53. You can buy your tickets from the ticket machines at the bus stops and you can also buy them from supermarkets. It takes an average of 10 to 15 minutes to travel from the city center to Antwerp International Airport by bus.


Train: Trains used to travel between cities are a good alternative to go to the airport from the city center. You can arrive at Antwerp-Berchem station by train from any of the stations in the city center. From here you have to take a short walk to reach Antwerp International Airport. Trains run from the city center to the airport every 5 minutes.


Tram: The tram which has the most advanced transportation network of the city takes 5 - 10 minutes to go to Antwerp International Airport from the city center. You can go to Antwerp-Berchem Station with tram 9 and 11, which depart from the city center. From here you can either walk or take the bus to the airport. Tickets for the tram or train are available at the ticket machines in the stations.

 

Special Transportation Vehicles (Taxi, Car Rental, Transfer)


Taxi: The fastest and most comfortable way to get to Antwerp International Airport from your current location will take 15 - 20 minutes with your taxi. Being 5.5 kilometers away from the city center, taxis make a good transportation alternative. You can call any taxi in Antwerp and ask for a taxi or start a journey by turning a taxi from the street. A few of the taxi stops in Antwerp are as follows; Airport Taxi (+32 3 230 55 55), European Airport Taxi BVBA (+32 3 233 38 38) and A-Taxi Antwerpen (+32 3 283 83 93). Especially those who face the risk of missing the plane can go to the airport quickly by taxi.


Car Hire: If you don't want to think about how to get to one more place from your place in Antwerp, car hire option is for you. You can travel the way you want, without waiting for the bus or waiting for the taxi. Of course you may still want to use the car hire option to go to Antwerp International Airport from the city center only. For this, many car rental companies in the city only have branches from the airport you have to choose. Antwerp International Airport has a branch of Sixt (+32 70 22 58 00) and Avis (+32 3 218 94 96). If your return date is known, you can book early from the companies. Thus, you can save time and benefit from the discounts offered by the companies. From the city center you can follow the N184 road to Antwerp International Airport. Thus, you can reach the airport in 10 - 15 minutes. If you do not have a driver's license or do not want to drive, you can also rent a car with chauffeur-driven car rental companies.