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Central Station

Koningin Astridplein 27, Antwerp 2018, Belgium
+32 2 528 28 28
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Leopold II had this unusual rail station built as a neo-Baroque monument to the railway age in 1905.
  • Excellent67%
  • Very good28%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Koningin Astridplein 27, Antwerp 2018, Belgium
+32 2 528 28 28
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Reviewed yesterday

The central train station in Antwerp quite rightly has a reputation for being the most gorgeous in the world.

Thank Rob B
Reviewed yesterday

Even if your train stops for a short time, and you don't intend to stay in Antwerp, you should take some time to explore and admire this station building with magnificent architectural design, both inside and outside.

Thank Cristiano_9
Reviewed yesterday

This railway station combines an imposing art nouveau building housing the ticket hall, with stunning state of the art modern architecture. You'll find late night shopping in the station, incl. several places to buy last minute Belgian chocolate. Getting off the train, you step straight...More

Thank cvmiddel
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Arrived here by train from the airport at Brussels. Xmas decorations still up. Returned in daylight the next day to take in the splendour of this remarkable building.

Thank 2,403,196
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is the transportation hub for the city of Antwerp where train services can be obtained while trams are available from Astridplein just opposite the main entrance. There is even a playground for kids. The central station is strategically located. The Diamant district is just...More

Thank AzlanFirman
Reviewed 1 week ago

Access to local, national and private train company. Easy access to Thalys with direct service to Amsterdam and Paris.

Thank rbreslawski
Reviewed 1 week ago

Visiting by train - this becomes automatic; but if you visit by car-it is worth to drop for a short tour of this central station. Just wow!

Thank leonardm65
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is definitely the type of train station that makes you feel (if you are traveling to Antwerp) like you've arrived to a very special place and can transport you to the times in which trains were the most common type of transportation. But it's...More

Thank criiirc
Reviewed 1 week ago

I had seen photos and videos of the station but nothing compares to actually visiting - what an amazing building. It was like a little city within the city. I was amazed at there being 4 levels for trains and that you could get to...More

Thank SheWray
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

very pretty by night amazing restaurants and selection of food . cash preferred. found a great breakfast shop great coffee.

Thank Trish M
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4 January 2018|
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Response from Nicky R | Reviewed this property |
All trains leaving at brussels airport going south stop at brussels midi. Brussels airport station is outside brussels. In brussels city you have three major trainstations In the north: brussels noord/nord In the... More
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28 May 2017|
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Response from ArthurR1955 | Reviewed this property |
Avis and Europcar stations are a ( min walk from the station. Eurocar also has a station in the Central Station. In the next é years it will be very difficult to get there as te main central road will be interrupted. However... More