Cheap flight tickets to Antwerp

The port city of Antwerp on River Scheldt in Belgium boasts of a glorious history dating back to the Middle Ages. One of the world’s primary hubs of diamond trade, Antwerp has been attracting fashionistas, jewellers, designers and artists for past centuries.

Explore a city of aesthetics like never before, and get ready to be stunned by its creativity as you board flights to Antwerp. The medieval architecture, thriving fusion dining scene and a rocking nightlife are some of the added attractions which will prompt you to book cheap flights to Antwerp right away. With discounted Antwerp flight deals from FlyOfinder arrive in a spectacular city where taste for good life runs deep.

Flying to Antwerp

Airport

Antwerp International Airport

Airport Code

ANR

High Season

May to September

Low Season

November to March

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Time Zone

Central European Standard Time (GMT +1)

Must see Places in Antwerp

Rubenshuis Museum: The Rubenshuis Museum is dedicated to one of Northern Europe’s greatest Flemish painter Pieter Paul Rubens, who spent most part of his life in Antwerp. This former residence of renowned collector Rubens showcases his painting and impressive collection of Roman sculptures. The museum is a glowing tribute to the great master, whose paintings adorn the churches and public buildings in the city.

Onze-Lieve-Vrouwekathedraal: The Cathedral of Our Lady or the Onze-Lieve-Vrouwekathedraal, is one of the stunning Gothic architectural masterpieces. It is also the largest church in Belgium, dating back to the mid-14th century. With its stained glass windows depicting the Last Supper, biblical works by Rubens and stunning beauty, this awe-inspiring church remains one of the greatest attractions in the city.

Grote Markt: The Grote Markt or Grand Place with its numerous guild houses and town hall in at the heart of the old town remains one a popular hangout for tourists visiting Antwerp. The major highlights here include Brabo Fountain, Town Hall, Folk Museum and Ethnography Museum.  

The bustling industrial port city of Antwerp is also a magnificent historic center for Belgian artistry and craftwork. This is a fascinating destination for culture vultures and art lovers. Discover Antwerp with some of the top tourist attractions here, such as Antwerp Zoo, Chocolate Nation, Museum aan de Stroom (MAS), Plantin-Moretus Museum, Museum Mayer van den Bergh, Royal Museum of Fine Arts, Red Star Line Museum, St. Paul's Church, Butcher's Hall, St. James' Church, Diamond Museum, Vrijdagmarkt, City Brewery De Koninck and Vlaeykensgang.

Best Time to Fly to Antwerp

With its temperate maritime climate, Antwerp remains a year-round destination. However, the best time for visiting Antwerp is during the summer months from June to August. It is also great time to relive your festive spirit with many festivals and events. The lively street markets offer astounding shopping opportunities and also the city’s buzzing nightlife. Major summer festivals and events worth participating include Sfinks World Music Festival, Taste Antwerp Culinary Festival, The Tall Ship’s Race, Rhythm and Blues Festival Antwerp, Museum Night, Beer Passion, Rubens Market, Sinksenfoor Fair, Openluchttheater Rivierenhof Festival, Jazz Middelheim and Antwerp Summer Festival.

Getting Around in Antwerp

Antwerp is well connected with major cities of Europe and other parts of the world with leading international airlines arriving at Antwerp International Airport. Navigating around in the city is easier with plenty of buses, trams and underground trains. Taxis are also available and preferred option for tourists to avoid traffic during peak hours in the downtown area.

Best Things to Do in Antwerp

Antwerp with its centuries of commerce activities and rich history has plenty of things to offer to the tourists to see and do. Here are some of the things to pursue which will keep you entertained in the city.

  • Antwerp, the diamond capital of the world, is great to explore. The city is home to above 1,500 diamond companies. The Diamantmuseum near Centraal Station is worth checking out and absolute great place for history buffs to learn about the history of diamond trade  
  • Visit the Royal Museum of Fine Arts to see many spectacular voluptuous figures sculpted by the world renowned Flemish artist Peter Paul Rubens. His artworks are celebrated in markets and museums across Antwerp 
  • Consider visiting the Antwerp Academy, which played a key role in shaping Antwerp as one of Europe’s most inspirational fashion capitals. The exhibits at Mode Museum or MoMu are worth checking out to know the latest trends in fashion
  • Explore Middelheim’s sculpture park, located to the north of the city center. It is spread in an area of 30 hectares. This open-air museum is home to elegant conceptual art and world-class statues
  • Go vintage and antiques shopping in the Kloosterstraat. The shops lining the street will delight the visitors with the oldest and oddest objects on sale, including retro chairs, winger designer lamps and wooden rocking horses

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Frequently Asked Questions

It is highly recommended that you should search for Antwerp flight deals at least two months in advance before your proposed departure date.

The most popular routes for travel from USA to Antwerp are New York JFK, Newark Liberty and Boston.

The important airlines offering flights to Antwerp include United Airlines, Lufthansa, British Airways, American Airlines, Turkish Airlines, KLM, Air France, Delta Air Lines and Swiss.

You should spend at least 3 to 4 days in Antwerp to enjoy the very best that this picturesque, historic city has to offer.

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