By bike to get to the other side: your ideal route to and from work! All port employees can take the Bike Bus for free to travel through the Tijsmans and Liefkenshoek Tunnel. The Bike Bus in Antwerp has stops on both banks of the Channel Bassin and the Scheldt, making it easy to cross from the Left Bank to the Right Bank.

7 days a week free crossing of the Scheldt by bike

Every day, thousands of workers commute to and from their workplaces at the port. Commuters who have to cross the Scheldt and the Channel Bassin every day take their bikes on the bus during their commute, through the Tijsmans and Liefkenshoek tunnels. The Bike Bus in Antwerp operates 7/7 and there is no need to book.

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Why take the Bike Bus in Antwerp?

  • From Left Bank to Right Bank = 2 km = time saved.
  • No traffic jam stress and good fitness.
  • Cycling is good for the body and mind.
  • By leaving the car at home, you help the environment.
  • Your employer may offer you a bicycle allowance.
  •  So by cycling, you can earn a little extra.

Travel for free through the Tijsmans and Liefkenshoek tunnels - Where can you board?

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The Bike Bus in Antwerp has stops on both banks of the Channel Bassin and the Scheldt.

A separate bus lane has been built in the Liefkenshoek Tunnel, to allow the Bike Bus to smoothly pass the toll booths (Tol Plaza).

 

You can also find the 4 bike bus stops (Waaslandhaven-Noord (Oudedijk), Tolplein, Scheldelaan, Noorderlaan) on Google Maps by entering the location 'fietsbushalte'.

 

Find bike bus stops on Google Maps

When does the bike bus operate?

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The Bike Bus timetable is coordinated with the working hours at the port.

 

  • At peak times, there are enough buses for a bike bus to stop at each stop about every 15 minutes.
  • At off-peak times, there is one bike bus per hour, in accordance with the timetable below.

Timetable all days

Departure Noorderlaan towards LODeparture Scheldelaan towards LODeparture Tolplein towards RODeparture Waaslandhaven-Noordlaan towards RODeparture Scheldelaan towards RO
09.0009.1009.2009.3009.40
10.0010.1010.2010.3010.40
11.0011.1011.2011.3011.40

Timetable weekends and holidays only

Departure Noorderlaan towards LODeparture Scheldelaan towards LODeparture Tolplein towards RODeparture Waaslandhaven-Noord towards RODeparture Scheldelaan towards RO
12.0012.1012.2012.3012.40
15.0015.1015.2015.3015.40
16.0016.1016.2016.3016.40
17.0017.1017.2017.3017.40

Want to know exactly when the Bike Bus will arrive in Antwerp?

Scan the QR code and you can track the Bike Bus in real time so you know exactly when it will arrive. The first time you scan the code, you need to register. Read how to do that here.

 

Email your details to info@defietsbus.be to keep updated on any changes to the Bike Bus route. 

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Contact the Bike Bus

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Bike Bus in Antwerp

Contact

If you have a question, suggestion or complaint about the Bike Bus in Antwerp, you can contact us at info@defietsbus.be.

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