Timetable

Albert Canal

The route along the Albert canal at a glance

  • Havenhuis

    The iconic Port House (Havenhuis) in Antwerp’s Eilandje quarter connects the City with the port. This stop is of great interest both for professional and recreational use. From Wijnegem it is the final stop of the Eastern route.

    • Zone 4
      East
    Straatsburgdok-Zuidkaai tussen Siberiabrug en Pomphuis

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  • Fietsbrug Ijzerlaan

    The old IJzerlaan bridge over the Albert Canal was replaced in the course of 2017 by a new cycle and pedestrian bridge. The new cycle bridge connects seamlessly with cycle routes such as the Ring cycle path, the Singel cycle path and the bicycle highway from Antwerp to Essen.

    • Zone 4
      East
  • Brug van den Azijn

    In 2018, the old ‘Brug van den Azijn (Vinegar Bridge) had to make way for a new steel arch structure. The height of the bridge over the Albert Canal, that connects the districts of Deurne and Merksem, was raised so that bigger ships can use this fast waterway.

    • Zone 4
      East
    Vaartkaai thv ’t dokske merksem en Oostkaai

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  • Hoogmolendijk

    The Hoogmolendijk stop is by the Hoogmolen bridge in Schoten, close to the Schoten canal. From here, you can follow various routes via the cycling network to discover the Antwerp Kempen region.

    • Zone 4
      East
    Hoogmolendijk thv kantoren De Vlaamse Waterweg

    Connections

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  • Brug Houtlaan

    The first stop of the route to the Port House is at the Houtlaan bridge in Wijnegem. The stop is on the F5 Antwerp-Herentals-Hasselt cycle route that follows the towpaths of the Albert Canal.

    • Zone 4
      East
    Kanaalstraat / Vaartdijk thv brug Houtlaan

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Frequently asked questions

  • Can/must I book a place on DeWaterbus?

    You cannot book (a spot on) a place on DeWaterbus in advance because is public transport. We advise you to be at the stop a quarter of an hour before departure, because full means full. The captain and steward decide how many people and bikes can be carried, so that safety on board is guaranteed.

  • Can I travel for free if I am accompanying a disabled person?

    Yes, you can travel for free if you are accompanying a disabled person, provided you have a valid Free Carer Card. Show your card to our steward.

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