You can get from Amsterdam to Antwerp by train, bus or flight.
To get from Amsterdam to Antwerp on Sep 24 we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.
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|Distance||82 miles (132 km)|
|Available travel modes||Bus or train|
|Ticket price range||$9 - $37|
|Cheapest mode||Bus • $9 (€7) • 2 h 10 min|
|Fastest mode||Train • $37 (€30) • 1 h 48 min|
|Popular travel companies||Flixbus or SNCB | IC|
Travel 82 miles (132 km) by bus or train between Amsterdam and Antwerp. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 48 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $9 (€7). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Flixbus or SNCB | IC among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from Amsterdam to Antwerp.
Getting to Antwerp from Amsterdam is simple and fast, with excellent bus and train services for travelers to choose from. Buses can take 2-3 hours and Thalys trains are often even faster, allowing travelers to be at Antwerp Centraal in little over an hour. There are even flights via Brussels if you prefer to travel by plane, although the total journey time will almost always be longer than buses or trains.
There are plenty of direct bus connections to Antwerp from Amsterdam, with companies including Flixbus, Infobus, Megabus and Ouibus. The journey takes around 2 hours 30 minutes in most cases, though this can rise to almost 4 hours, so check the schedule. Buses leave from Sloterdijk Station and usually arrive at Plantinkaai next to the river Scheldt near the center of town.
Rail services between the Dutch capital and Antwerp are provided by NS International and Thalys, and there are at least three departures every hour, 7 days a week. Thalys trains can take as little as 1 hour 15 minutes, but others can take almost 3 hours to reach Antwerp. All of them depart from Amsterdam Centraal and arrive at Antwerp Centraal, a convenient place to start exploring the city center. All trains travel direct to Antwerp, and no changes are needed.
Travel from Amsterdam, Netherlands to Antwerp, Belgium is: Partially open.
International entry is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Netherlands.
The government of Belgium has imposed the following measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
The above information was last verified on 9/22/21. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip between Amsterdam and Antwerp closer to your planned date of departure here.
The restriction level for your return to Amsterdam, Netherlands from Belgium is: Fully open.
Entry into Netherlands is currently allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Belgium.
Conditions of reentry into Netherlands:
You should observe these safety measures in Netherlands as imposed by the government to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
This information about your return travel to Netherlands was last checked on 9/22/21. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Amsterdam from Antwerp closer to your date of departure here.
There are 2 ways to get from Amsterdam to Antwerp: bus or train.
The cheapest way to go to Antwerp from Amsterdam is by taking a bus, which costs on average $9 (€7).
This is compared to other ways of getting to Antwerp:
Taking a bus is usually $28 (€23) less than taking a train to Antwerp, which costs on average $37 (€30) for the same trip.
The quickest way to travel to Antwerp from Amsterdam is by train, which takes on average 1 h 48 min compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:
In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 2 h 10 min of travel time.
Antwerp is approximately 82 miles (132 km) away from Amsterdam.
The average frequency per day from Amsterdam to Antwerp is:
However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route from Amsterdam to Antwerp as scheduled services by bus or train can vary by season or day of the week.
These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from Amsterdam to Antwerp:
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Yes, there are direct services available from Amsterdam to Antwerp with the following travel companies:
Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Antwerp as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets between Amsterdam and Antwerp.
Before traveling from Amsterdam to Antwerp, it’s good to know what ticket you can purchase and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:
But we recommend booking Amsterdam to Antwerp tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.
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