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Train Information to Mechelen from Amsterdam

distanceDistance94 miles (152 km)
durationAverage train duration2 h 12 min
priceAverage train ticket price$41 (€34)
frequencyTrain frequency16 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 16 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersNS International or Thalys

Trains from Amsterdam to Mechelen cover the 94 miles (152 km) long journey taking on average 2 h 12 min with our travel partners like NS International or Thalys. Normally, there are 16 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around $41 (€34), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $30 (€25). Travelers depart most frequently from Amsterdam Centraal and arrive in Mechelen.

Train providers

Travel with Thalys to Mechelen from Amsterdam

For as little as $30 (€25) you can travel by train between Amsterdam and Mechelen with Thalys. Omio will show you the best deals, schedules and tickets available for this trip.

Thalys

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

Save time and money by searching for and booking your Thalys train from Amsterdam to Mechelen online with Omio! If you’re looking for the cheapest, fastest or earliest Thalys train to Mechelen from Amsterdam, Omio can help you out every step of the way. Check current Thalys train schedules for the ideal departure and arrival times, compare the best connections for the 94 miles (152 km) trip between Amsterdam and Mechelen as well as ticket information for the train (such as baggage allowance and amenities offered onboard), and then book a cheap train ticket – all in one convenient place. If you are using the Omio app to search for trains to Mechelen from Amsterdam, you can check straight away if the Thalys ticket is a mobile ticket, which makes it easy for you to go paperless when traveling without needing to purchase tickets in person at the train station. Buy your official Thalys Amsterdam to Mechelen train tickets online on Omio quickly and easily and enjoy the travel experience!

    Thalys' current ticket policies due to COVID-19 for your train to Mechelen from Amsterdam are the following:

    • 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.

    Travel Tips

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    FAQs
    Is travel by train currently allowed from Amsterdam, Netherlands to Mechelen, Belgium?

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

    Is international entry into Mechelen from Amsterdam restricted?

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

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

    Entry Requirements:

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

    What are the safety rules to follow in Mechelen, 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: Mandatory

    The above information was last checked on 12/1/21. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train between Amsterdam and Mechelen closer to your date of departure here

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

    Return travel from Belgium to Netherlands is: Partially open.

    Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Amsterdam from Mechelen?

    Entry into Netherlands is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Belgium

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

    Requirements for reentering:

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

    Last checked on 12/1/21. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to the travel date of your train to Amsterdam from Mechelen.

    How much do cheap trains from Amsterdam to Mechelen cost?
    Omio customers have found the cheapest trains from Amsterdam to Mechelen to cost as little as $30 (€25)  in the next 7 days.
    What is the price of a train ticket from Amsterdam to Mechelen?
    If you are looking to book your train ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Amsterdam to Mechelen train to cost on average $41 (€34)  one way.
    How many miles is it from Amsterdam to Mechelen by train?
    The Amsterdam to Mechelen train distance is approximately 94 miles (152 km).
    How long is a train to Mechelen from Amsterdam on average?
    While the time it takes to travel 94 miles (152 km) to Mechelen from Amsterdam can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays, the Amsterdam to Mechelen train journey time is on average 2 h 12 min.
    What is the departure train station in Amsterdam and arrival train station in Mechelen?

    There are a few train stations in Amsterdam to start your trip from including Amsterdam Centraal and Amsterdam Sloterdijk. In Mechelen you have a few train station options to choose from for your arrival including Mechelen and Mechelen-Nekkerspoel.

    Omio customers traveling this route depart most frequently from Amsterdam Centraal   and arrive in Mechelen.

    Where is the Amsterdam train station located? Where is the Mechelen train station located?

    Passengers board the train most frequently from Amsterdam Centraal, which is located around 0.6 miles (916 m) away from the city center, and they get off the train at Mechelen, located 0.6 miles (1 km) away from the city center.

    What train companies offer a service from Amsterdam to Mechelen?
    When taking a train from Amsterdam to Mechelen, you can count on NS International or Thalys for the best way to get you to Mechelen. You can also check all possible train companies who offer a service to Mechelen from Amsterdam and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
    How many train services are there to Mechelen from Amsterdam a day?
    On average, there are 16 trains a day from Amsterdam to Mechelen. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
    When can I take the first train from Amsterdam to Mechelen? When can I take the last train for the day?
    The first Amsterdam to Mechelen train departs at 7: 28 AM   and the last train from Amsterdam to Mechelen leaves at 9: 22 AM. Check out the most up-to-date train schedule from Amsterdam to Mechelen on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.
    When should I book the Amsterdam to Mechelen train for the best deals on tickets?
    You can find trains between Amsterdam and Mechelen to cost on average $41 (€34) one way if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend buying train tickets in advance to score the best deals and save money on your journey. You’ll see tickets for the Amsterdam to Mechelen train generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.

    Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

    Amsterdam
    Mechelen
    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 Mechelen.
    Amenities at station
    WifiWifi
    LockersLockers
    ParkingParking
    ATMATM
    TaxisTaxis
    AccessibilityAccessibility
    phone
    Phone Number
    +31 302357822
    ticketOfficeHours
    Ticket Office Hours
    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