Route map

Coming from Brussels

Depending on the time a day and from which direction you are coming from you can either take the industrial road A12 (from the main ring around Brussels, take exit nr 7 bis = A 12 BOOM / ANTWERPEN) or the Highway E19, direction ANTWERPEN.

  •  On the A12, you need to take the first exit (= Meise). At the stop lights, take a right towards Grimbergen. At the first intersection (with lights) take a left towards Kapelle-op-den-Bos. This road will take you through Nieuwenrode, all to way to Kapelle-op-den-Bos. Just before the center, after you passed under the railroad bridge, take right, towards Mechelen and continue over the canal. A little further (1 km) you will go underneath the railroad again. Directly after the little tunnel, take a right. Koningteen is situated at the end of that road, on the left side.
  •  On the E19, take the exit Mechelen-zuid (exit 10). At the round-about take the 3th exit towards Hombeek. After 2,5 km, you get to stop lights. Take a left, under the highway, cross the little river (the zenne) and follow through Hombeek. After Hombeek continue on this road for 4,75 km. Then, you will get to a small tunnel underneith the railway. Just BEFORE this tunnel, take a left. Koningsteen is situated at the end of that road, on the left side.

Coming from Antwerp

From Antwerp, there are also two options to get to Koningsteen. Coming in on the Highway E19 or the industrial road A12.

  • On the A12: take exit N 16 MECHELEN: after 2.8 km you will get to a round-about, take a right (first exit) towards Tisselt / Kapelle-op-den-bos and follow through traffic “doorgaand verkeer” which is the first exit on the next round-about. You will get to the canal which you need to follow. After passing the first bridge (on the right) you continue along the canal (on your right) for about 3,5 km. Once you drove underneath the next bridge, you take the second road to the left, the oxdonkstraat. Koningsteen is situated at the end of the road.
  • On the E19, take the exit Mechelen-zuid (exit 10). At the round-about take the 3th exit towards Hombeek. After 2,5 km, you get to stop lights. Take a left, under the highway, cross the little river (the zenne) and follow through Hombeek. After Hombeek continue on this road for 4,75 km. Then, you will get to a small tunnel underneith the railway. Just BEFORE this tunnel, take a left. Koningsteen is situated at the end of that road, on the left side.

Public Transport

Train

33’ after every hour a train leaves from Mechelen to Kapelle-op-den-Bos. From the trainstation to Koningsteen it is 2 KM. You cross the bridge, just after you have passed the water you go down the stairs and walk underneath the bridge. Follow the canal for 50 mtrs (you have the canal on your right side). The first street to the left is the Oxdonkstraat follow this street until you reach Koningsteen More details.

Bus

20′ after every hour from Mechelen Station direction Londerzeel (bus 288): stop at the railroad way Kapelle-op-den-Bos – Expoelstraat = “Steynemolen” (from that stop about 1 km). Take the Expoelstraat, then follow Bredestraat, the end of this street is the ‘Oxdonkstraat’. More details.