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Train Information to Antwerp from Amsterdam

distanceDistance82 miles (132 km)
durationAverage train duration1 h 48 min
priceAverage train ticket price$46 (€37)
frequencyTrain frequency5 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 5 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersNS International, Thalys or NS International | IC

Trains from Amsterdam to Antwerp cover the 82 miles (132 km) long route taking on average 1 h 48 min with our travel partners like NS International, Thalys or NS International | IC. Normally, there are 5 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around $46 (€37), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $36 (€29). Travelers depart most frequently from Amsterdam Centraal and arrive in Antwerp.

Train companies

Thalys trains from Amsterdam to Antwerp

Thalys trains will get you from Amsterdam to Antwerp from $36 (€29). 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.

If you’re looking for a smooth and easy train from Amsterdam to Antwerp, check Omio for Thalys trains offering this trip. Whether you are looking for the fastest, earliest or cheapest train to take for this 82 miles (132 km) journey between Amsterdam and Antwerp, Omio makes it easier than ever to find Thalys trains at affordable prices, and you can also quickly book train tickets online. Check the current Thalys train schedules for your ideal departure and arrival times, compare the best route from Amsterdam to Antwerp as well as relevant ticket information (such as baggage allowance and amenities offered onboard), and book your Thalys train on Omio. If you search for trains from Amsterdam to Antwerp in the Omio app, you can quickly see if the Thalys tickets are mobile tickets, making it convenient for you to go paperless when traveling. With prices for Thalys trains between Amsterdam and Antwerp starting at $36 (€29), buy your official Thalys tickets with Omio online quickly and easily!

Thalys from Amsterdam to Antwerp train information:

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

Please follow the recommendations outlined by Thalys when booking your train tickets between Amsterdam and Antwerp due to the coronavirus:

  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended
  • Pre-reservation / seat allocation
  • Verification of ticket with valid ID
  • Exceptions to waive change or cancellation fees policy
  • If a ticket is nonrefundable, a Thalys e-voucher can still be issued for a 15€ fee to passengers requesting a refund up to 30 days after the departure date.

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
Travel by train to Antwerp easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Amsterdam to Antwerp.
FAQs
Is cross-border travel by train between Amsterdam, Netherlands and Antwerp, Belgium allowed?

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

Can I enter Belgium from Netherlands?

International entry status: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Netherlands

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

Conditions of entry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival and 10 day mandatory self quarantine
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
  • A negative result for COVID-19 is a condition for subsequent release from quarantine. It is tested in quarantine on days 1 and 7
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing

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

All travelers in Belgium must observe these coronavirus safety measures:

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

The information above was last checked on 9/22/21. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train between Amsterdam and Antwerp as this information can change.

What is the restriction level for the return leg of a round trip journey from Antwerp, Belgium to Amsterdam, Netherlands?

The current restriction level for your return trip by train from Antwerp to Amsterdam is: Fully open

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Netherlands from Belgium?

Reentry to Netherlands 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?

What are the requirements?

  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
  • Health declaration required

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:

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

Last checked on 9/22/21. We do our best to keep this information up to date, but regulations can change so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your train to Amsterdam from Antwerp here.

How much do cheap train tickets from Amsterdam to Antwerp cost?
Looking to save money on your route? Omio customers have found the cheapest train from Amsterdam to Antwerp for the next 7 days starting from $36 (€29)  one way.
How much does it cost to take a train to Antwerp from Amsterdam?
In the next 7 days you can expect to pay on average $46 (€37)  for a train ticket from Amsterdam to Antwerp.
What is the distance between Amsterdam and Antwerp by train?
The distance between Amsterdam and Antwerp by train is approximately 82 miles (132 km).
How long is a train between Amsterdam and Antwerp on average?
The train time to Antwerp from Amsterdam is on average 1 h 48 min  for the 82 miles (132 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go to Antwerp from Amsterdam by train can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.
What station does the train from Amsterdam to Antwerp depart from? Which Antwerp train station do I come into from Amsterdam?

When taking the train between Amsterdam and Antwerp, you can choose to depart from train stations like Amsterdam Centraal and Amsterdam Sloterdijk. Your route 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.

Where is the train station in Amsterdam to go to Antwerp? Where is the train station in Antwerp located?

You can find the most popular departure train station for this trip, Amsterdam Centraal, located approximately 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city center of Amsterdam. The most popular arrival train station in Antwerp, called Antwerp, is located around 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from its city center.

What train providers go from Amsterdam to Antwerp?
For the trip from Amsterdam to Antwerp you can take a train with NS International, Thalys or NS International | IC. Be sure to check out all possible train companies that offer services between Amsterdam and Antwerp on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
Are there any direct trains from Amsterdam to Antwerp?
Yes, there are 5 direct trains per day from Amsterdam to Antwerp with Thalys or NS International, and you won’t need to transfer at another stop in between. Direct train services tend to offer more convenience and save you time when traveling to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to before you purchase your train ticket.
How many trains are there from Amsterdam to Antwerp a day?
The average number of trains departing Amsterdam for Antwerp is 5 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
What are the first and last departure train times from Amsterdam to Antwerp?
The earliest train for this trip departs from Amsterdam at 6: 25 AM. The last train leaves from Amsterdam at 9: 08 AM. Check Omio for the latest train schedule from Amsterdam to Antwerp and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.
How early should I book Amsterdam to Antwerp train tickets to get the best deals?
In general, we recommend booking tickets for trains in advance to score the best deals from all possible train providers offering this route and save money. If you purchase train tickets from Amsterdam to Antwerp within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $46 (€37) one way. To find the best prices for this trip, consider booking your train ticket from Amsterdam to Antwerp a few months in advance.
Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Amsterdam
Antwerp
Amsterdam Centraal
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Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is within walking distance of the city centre and is connected to other parts of the city by public transport.<br>Metro lines 51, 52, 53, 54<br>Bus lines 18, 21, 22, 32, 33, 34, 35, 42, 43<br>Tram lines 1, 2, 4, 5, 9, 13, 16, 17, 24, 26
How long does it take to get from the train station to the city centre?
This station is a 5-10 minute walk from the city centre.
Amsterdam Sloterdijk
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