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Overview: Train from Antwerp to Amsterdam

distanceDistance82 miles (132 km)
durationAverage train duration1 h 14 min
priceAverage train ticket price$38 (€32)
frequencyTrain frequency12 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 12 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersSNCB | IC, Thalys or SNCB

Trains from Antwerp to Amsterdam cover the 82 miles (132 km) long journey taking on average 1 h 14 min with our travel partners like SNCB | IC, Thalys or SNCB. Normally, there are 12 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as $25 (€21), but the average price of train tickets is $38 (€32). Travelers depart most frequently from Antwerp and arrive in Amsterdam Centraal.

Train providers: Thalys and SNCB from Antwerp to Amsterdam trains

For as little as $25 (€21) you can travel by train between Antwerp and Amsterdam with Thalys and SNCB. Omio will show you the best deals, schedules and tickets available for this trip.

Thalys
SNCB

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

Thalys tickets from Antwerp to Amsterdam are available online on Omio. We help you compare and book your perfect journey with Thalys to Amsterdam from Antwerp all in one place. If you’re specifically looking for the cheapest, fastest or earliest train, you can find all the current Thalys train schedules and train tickets available on Omio for the 82 miles (132 km) journey. You can also see relevant travel information for the Thalys train, such as baggage allowance and amenities onboard depending on the class fare. Search for your ideal departure and arrival times for this train, compare the fastest Antwerp to Amsterdam routes as well as the cheapest ticket prices available, and buy the best Thalys Antwerp to Amsterdam train ticket that fits your needs. If you purchase tickets in the Omio app, you can quickly see if the Thalys train ticket is available as a mobile ticket, which makes it easy for you to travel paperless. You’ll then be ready to embark on your smooth and relaxing journey to Amsterdam with Thalys!

Train information from Antwerp to Amsterdam with Thalys:

  • Average Duration: 1 h 15 min
  • Thalys frequency: 6 a day

Read on for COVID-19 recommendations and policies for your Thalys train ticket between Antwerp and Amsterdam:

  • 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 Antwerp to Amsterdam

Trains in Europe are a convenient way to travel between cities, with a number of companies offering a variety of domestic and international train routes. Trains from Antwerp to Amsterdam are available every day of the week and are operated by both Thalys and SNCB. The first train departs at 6:45 a.m. while the last leaves Antwerp at 9:45 a.m. Travelers have a choice between high-speed Thalys express services or slower regional trains operated SNCB, which take around 2 hours to make the journey. Most trains from Antwerp to Amsterdam are direct; however, occasional SNCB services require a transfer in Rotterdam. All trains depart from Antwerpen Centraal train station and arrive at Amsterdam Centraal train station.


Antwerp to Amsterdam Train Cost

Average prices for trains from Antwerp to Amsterdam when you book in advance

Booking Period

Average Price

Same Day

€47

1 Day in Advance

€47

1 Week in Advance

€45

2 Weeks in Advance

€43

1 Month in Advance

€43

3 Months in Advance

€40

Antwerp to Amsterdam Trains: General Information


  • autobus All trains traveling from Antwerp to Amsterdam are operated by either SNCB or Thalys.
  • autobus Most trains are direct; however, some trains require a transfer in Rotterdam. All trains depart from Antwerpen Centraal train station and arrive at Amsterdam's Centraal train station.
  • autobus Antwerp to Amsterdam train takes as little as 1 hour and 12 minutes to arrive in Amsterdam.
  • autobus Most travelers book their Antwerp to Amsterdam train tickets 1 day in advance of the travel date.

Based on Omio's travel data, as the table above clearly illustrates, ticket prices on Antwerp to Amsterdam trains decrease the further they are booked in advance:

  • It is 4% cheaper to book an Antwerp to Amsterdam train ticket 1 week in advance as opposed to the day you intend to travel.
  • Antwerp to Amsterdam train costs are 9% cheaper when booked 1 month in advance as opposed to purchasing a train ticket the day of.

Taking the Train from Antwerp

All trains from Antwerp to Amsterdam leave from Antwerp Centraal and arrive at Amsterdam Centraal. Seen as one of the world's most beautiful stations, Antwerp Centraal is best reached by the town's excellent tram network. Tram numbers 2, 6, 9 and 15 all stop just outside the station entrance, and take about 10 minutes to travel from city centre hotels. For those coming from Antwerp's suburbs, regional train services may be quicker, while for the earliest departures, a taxi is recommended.

Getting into Amsterdam by Train

Amsterdam is completely unique - with its dense network of canals, its army of cyclists, quirky traditional houses and some of Europe's finest galleries and museums. Visitors can enjoy a visual feast - from the works of old Dutch masters to the world's greatest Van Gogh collection, or they can just relax in bars and cafes. All trains from Antwerp to Amsterdam arrive at Centraal station. Take trams 1 or 2 to get to the old quarter in less than 15 minutes. Alternatively, Centraal is also on the Amsterdam Metro, providing links to every part of town.

Travel Tips: Trains from Antwerp to Amsterdam

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FAQs

Is cross-border travel by train between Antwerp, Belgium and Amsterdam, Netherlands allowed?

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

Can I enter Netherlands from Belgium?

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

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

Conditions of entry:

  • 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?

All travelers in Netherlands must observe these coronavirus safety measures:

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

The information above was last checked on 1/20/22. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train to Amsterdam from Antwerp as this information can change.

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

Return travel from Netherlands to Belgium is: Partially open.

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

Entry into Belgium 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?

Requirements for reentering:

  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival and 10 day mandatory self quarantine
  • 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 with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival (certificate required)

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

Last checked on 1/20/22. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to the travel date of your train to Antwerp from Amsterdam.

How much do cheap trains between Antwerp and Amsterdam cost?

Looking to save money on your trip? Omio customers have found the cheapest train to Amsterdam from Antwerp for the next 7 days starting from $25 (€21)  one way.

How much is a train ticket between Antwerp and Amsterdam?

If you are looking to buy your train ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Antwerp to Amsterdam train to cost on average $38 (€32)  one way.

How far is Antwerp to Amsterdam by train?

When traveling this route you should expect the distance between Antwerp and Amsterdam by train to be approximately 82 miles (132 km).

What is the Antwerp to Amsterdam train travel time?

The train time between Antwerp and Amsterdam is on average 1 h 14 min  for the 82 miles (132 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go from Antwerp to Amsterdam by train can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.

What station does the train from Antwerp to Amsterdam depart from? Which Amsterdam train station do I come into from Antwerp?

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

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

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

You can find the most popular departure train station for this route, Antwerp, located approximately 0.1 miles (86 m) from the city center of Antwerp. The most popular arrival train station in Amsterdam, called Amsterdam Centraal, is located around 0.6 miles (916 m) away from its city center.

Which train companies can get me from Antwerp to Amsterdam?

If you're looking for trains from Antwerp to Amsterdam, you can rely on SNCB | IC, Thalys or SNCB to get you to Amsterdam. It's also good to check out all possible train companies for the Antwerp to Amsterdam journey to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.

How many trains are there to Amsterdam from Antwerp a day?

The average number of trains departing Antwerp for Amsterdam is 12 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.

When can I take the first train from Antwerp to Amsterdam? When can I take the last train for the day?

The first Antwerp to Amsterdam train departs at 7: 30 AM   and the last train from Antwerp to Amsterdam leaves at 3: 30 PM. Check out the most up-to-date train schedule from Antwerp to Amsterdam on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.

When should I book the Antwerp to Amsterdam train for the best deals on tickets?

If you purchase the Antwerp to Amsterdam train within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average $38 (€32). However, booking your train ticket in advance gives you access to the best prices for trains to Amsterdam from Antwerp. Look out for train tickets for this route to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Antwerp
Amsterdam
Antwerp is the most popular Antwerp 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 Antwerp for your trip to Amsterdam.