Amsterdam to Antwerp train

Cheap train tickets from Amsterdam to Antwerp

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The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

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Train schedule from Amsterdam to Antwerp

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Fastest train times from Amsterdam to Antwerp

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Fastest Journey

1 h 48 m

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1 h 48 m

Trains per day

3

Distance

133 km

Of the 3 trains that leave Amsterdam for Antwerp every day 3 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

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Overview: Train from Amsterdam to Antwerp

distanceDistance82 miles (132 km)
durationAverage train duration1 h 28 min
priceAverage train ticket price$40 (€36)
frequencyTrain frequency10 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 10 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersThalys, NS International | IC or NS International

Trains from Amsterdam to Antwerp cover the 82 miles (132 km) long trip taking on average 1 h 28 min with our travel partners like Thalys, NS International | IC or NS International. Normally, there are 10 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as $22 (€20), but the average price of train tickets is $40 (€36). Travelers depart most frequently from Amsterdam Centraal and arrive in Antwerp.

Train providers: Thalys from Amsterdam to Antwerp trains

Thalys trains will get you to Antwerp from Amsterdam from $22 (€20). With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best train times and tickets for your trip.

Thalys

Thalys is a French-Belgian high-speed train company that connects the main capital cities. For your next train from Amsterdam to Antwerp with Thalys, you can choose from these different ticket fares: Standard Mini, Standard, Comfort and Premium.

Enjoy a smooth and easy journey from Amsterdam to Antwerp with Thalys! As an official travel partner of Thalys, Omio can help you search current train schedules and timetables from Thalys, compare the best routes from Amsterdam to Antwerp as well as the class fares available for this route (including information on baggage allowance and amenities provided onboard), and buy the most affordable Thalys Amsterdam to Antwerp train ticket available today. If you search for Thalys tickets in the Omio app, you can also see if they are mobile tickets so that you can travel paperless rather than needing to wait in a line at the train station in person to purchase tickets. Once you find your ideal route, book your one-way train from Amsterdam to Antwerp on Omio or in the Omio app in just a few simple steps. You can then sit back and enjoy the 82 miles (132 km) route between Amsterdam and Antwerp with ease and comfort on a train with Thalys.

Thalys from Amsterdam to Antwerp train information:

  • Average Duration: 1 h 14 min
  • Thalys frequency: 5 a day

Trains from Amsterdam to Antwerp

A train ride comes in handy for passengers wishing to travel from the Netherlands' capital to the Belgian city of Antwerp. There are frequent trains that ply the Amsterdam-Antwerp route every day, making it not only an efficient but also convenient means of commuting between the two cities. There are two train operators between Amsterdam and Antwerp, and the journey duration is about two hours 14 minutes.

Amsterdam to Antwerp Train Time: Daily Departures

About 22 trains leave Amsterdam for Antwerp per day, covering the 83-mile journey in an average of two hours 14 minutes. However, some direct trains complete the journey in just under two hours, while the slowest train from Amsterdam to Antwerp last just over three hours. The earliest train leaves Amsterdam at about 6:15 a.m., while the final departure is at around 5:15 p.m.

How long is the journey by train from Amsterdam to Antwerp?

The duration taken by a train from Amsterdam to Antwerp varies depending on the company that travelers chose. On average, the journey lasts approximately 2 hours 14 minutes. However, the fastest train plies between the two cities in under two hours, while the slowest trains take around three hours to complete the trip.

What are the departure and arrival stations for trains from Amsterdam to Antwerp?

Departure train station: All trains from Amsterdam to Antwerp depart from Amsterdam Centraal. The station has great links to public transport including trams and city buses, as well as international Eurostar connections. The station features extensive facilities due to its proximity to a small mall. Passengers can eat, relax or enjoy a cup of coffee or shop for travel essentials and more.

Arrival train station: Antwerp Centraal is the terminus for all the trains arriving in Antwerp from Amsterdam. Nestled in the heart of the city, it is a walking distance to numerous tourist attractions in Antwerp. The station boasts an array of passenger facilities such as luggage lockers, toilets, and mobility aids.

Which train companies travel from Amsterdam to Antwerp?

Two companies provide services between Amsterdam and Antwerp; NS International, Netherland's main rail operator, and Thalys high-speed trains. Each company has an hourly departure, with NS International providing the first departure of the day shortly before 6:00 a.m. The last trip of the day starts shortly after 5:00 p.m. About 22 trains ply the Amsterdam-Antwerp route per day, although the number could reduce to as low as 3 on weekends or public holidays. The whole trip lasts about two hours 14 minutes.

NS International Amsterdam to Antwerp

Traveling via NS International train from Amsterdam to Antwerp takes about two hours 14 minutes. On some occasions, passengers may make a transfer in Rotterdam before arriving in Antwerp, resulting in cheaper fares.

Thalys Amsterdam to Antwerp

Thalys usually offers direct train connections between Amsterdam and Antwerp. A direct trip may last as little as one hour 15 minutes as there are no connections, thus making the tickets more expensive. Departures are spread throughout the day with at least one train per hour.

Amsterdam to Antwerp Trains: Services on Board

Both NS International and Thalys offer first class tickets. Extra services with first class tickets include extra spacious seating with more legroom, electrical outlets at each seat and free WiFi. Passengers may travel with small pets provided they are in cages, baskets or bags, and have relevant accompanying tickets. However, guide dogs may travel for free. Big dogs should wear muzzles. Passengers may bring bicycles on board, but they should make early reservations or buy tickets. Bicycle tickets are available at the NS International Service Center. It may be more convenient for passengers with bikes to travel during off-peak travel hours. Travelers with visual impairments or limited mobility have no cause to worry as the operator offers services and facilities aboard its trains to aid in their movements. They include access ramps and travel assistants.

How to find cheap train tickets from Amsterdam to Antwerp?

There are different ways for travelers on a budget to cut the cost of tickets when commuting between Amsterdam and Antwerp. The easiest measure is to buy tickets in advance once the company releases them. It could be three to six months in advance. Checking dates either side of the intended travel date could help passengers secure a cheaper fare. Traveling via slower trains which require changes along the route and avoiding peak periods also helps cut the costs as during rush hours, the traffic is high and tickets are expensive.

Travel Tips: Trains from Amsterdam to Antwerp

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FAQs

Travel by train between Amsterdam, Netherlands and Antwerp, Belgium is: Fully open.

Is international entry into Antwerp from Amsterdam restricted?

International entry is allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Netherlands

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Belgium from Amsterdam?

Entry Requirements:

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the safety rules to follow in Antwerp, Belgium?

The government of Belgium has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Physical distance required: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask required: Recommended

The above information was last checked on 7/28/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Antwerp from Amsterdam closer to your date of departure here

The restriction level for your return train to Amsterdam, Netherlands from Antwerp is: Fully open.

Is my return train into Amsterdam from Antwerp restricted?

International entry is allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Belgium

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Netherlands from Antwerp?

Conditions of reentry:

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the safety rules to follow in Amsterdam, Netherlands?

The government of Netherlands has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Social distancing required: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask required: Recommended

Last checked on 7/28/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Amsterdam from Antwerp closer to your date of departure here here.

Omio customers have found cheap train tickets between Amsterdam and Antwerp for as low as $22 (€20)  for the next 7 days.
If you’re looking to book your train tickets in the next week, you can expect the Amsterdam to Antwerp train price to come in at an average of $40 (€36)  one way.
The distance from Amsterdam to Antwerp by train is approximately 82 miles (132 km).
On average the Amsterdam to Antwerp train time is 1 h 28 min  covering the 82 miles (132 km) long trip, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.

When taking the train between Amsterdam and Antwerp, you can choose to depart from train stations like Amsterdam Centraal, Amsterdam Sloterdijk and Amsterdam Amstel. Your journey can end in train stations such as Antwerp and Antwerp, Berchem Driekoningen.

Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Amsterdam Centraal   and arrive in Antwerp.

Passengers board the train most frequently from Amsterdam Centraal, which is located around 0.9 miles (1.4 km) away from the city center, and they get off the train at Antwerp, located 0 miles (6 m) away from the city center.

When taking a train from Amsterdam to Antwerp, you can count on Thalys, NS International | IC or NS International for the best way to get you to Antwerp. You can also check all possible train providers who offer a service between Amsterdam and Antwerp and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
Yes, there are 10 direct trains a day between Amsterdam and Antwerp. If you’re looking for a direct train, consider traveling with Thalys or NS International. Nonstop train services tend to offer more convenience and save you time getting you to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to this when booking your train tickets.
The average number of trains departing Amsterdam for Antwerp is 10 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
The earliest train for this trip departs from Amsterdam at 5: 28 AM. The last train leaves from Amsterdam at 7: 28 PM. Check Omio for the latest train schedule from Amsterdam to Antwerp and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.
The price of a one way train ticket from Amsterdam to Antwerp is on average $40 (€36) if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend booking tickets before your planned travel date to find the best prices for trains from all possible train providers offering this route. In general, you can find train tickets between Amsterdam and Antwerp available a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

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Antwerp
Amsterdam Centraal is the most popular Amsterdam railway station for Omio travelers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Amsterdam for your trip to Antwerp.
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ParkingParking
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Mon - Sun: 05: 50 - 20: 59
Public transit options for Amsterdam Centraal
Metro lines: 51, 53, 54, 52
Tram lines: 2, 12, 4, 14, 13, 24, 17, 26
Ferry lines: 901, 906, 902, 907, 905
Bus lines: GVB 18, 21, 22, 48, 248, 281, 282, 283, 284, 285, 287, 288, 289, 291, 293, Connexxion 391, 394, N57, N47, N91, N94, EBS 305, 306, 314, 316, N01, N04, N10, N14
Train lines: Intercity, Intercity Express, Sprinter, Nightjet

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