How to travel from Amsterdam to Mechelen

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from Amsterdam to Mechelen

How to get from Amsterdam to Mechelen by train, bus or flight.

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The best way to travel from Amsterdam to Mechelen is by taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

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Travel Information between Amsterdam and Mechelen

distanceDistance94 miles (152 km)
modeAvailable travel modesTrain, bus or flight
priceTicket price range$29 - $10
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $10 (€9) • 3 h
fastestFastest modeFlight • $226 (€195) • 45 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixBus or NS International | IC Brussel

Take a train, bus or flight to travel 94 miles (152 km) to Mechelen from Amsterdam. The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are FlixBus or NS International | IC Brussel among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus, ferry, flight or train from Amsterdam to Mechelen.

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Travel from Amsterdam to Mechelen on FlixBus, Eurostar and BlaBlaCar Bus travel with Omio. When comparing schedules and tickets, we will also show you other options with multiple connections or other travel modes if they’re available.

Eurostar is the premier high-speed railway service which connects the United Kingdom with Europe through the Channel Tunnel, also known as the Chunnel, with journeys connecting London St Pancras International with Paris, Brussels and Amsterdam among other popular European cities. With its high-speed service reaching speeds up to 186 mph (300 km/h), the Eurostar makes travel between the UK and Europe as smooth and easy as possible. When you book your Amsterdam to Mechelen travel, you can choose between ticket types like Standard, Standard Premier (with spacious seats and light refreshments served), and Business Premier (with flexible travel options, spacious seats, lounge access, hot meals served and priority boarding).

    BlaBlaCar Bus (formerly known as Ouibus or iDBUS), a subsidiary of the popular French carpooling company, BlaBlaCar, is a travel company operating long-distance services in 10 countries in Europe. Founded in France, BlaBlaCar Bus provides connections to over 300 destinations. Standard amenities on the travel include air conditioning, toilets, USB and power outlets for charging phones, tablets and laptops during long travel journeys, extra legroom and adjustable seats. On select routes there is also free Wi-Fi available. BlaBlaCar Bus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one carry-on bag and up to two checked bags per person.

      FAQs: Travel from Amsterdam to Mechelen

      FAQs: Travel to Mechelen 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 Mechelen.

      You can get between Amsterdam and Mechelen 3 different ways: train, bus or flight.

      The cheapest way to get from Amsterdam to Mechelen is by taking a bus with average ticket prices of $10 (€9) compared to other travel options to Mechelen:

      A bus is () less than a ferry with an average ticket price of () from Amsterdam to Mechelen.

      Taking a bus costs $216 (€186) less than taking a flight, which costs on average $226 (€195) for the same trip.

      Taking a bus costs $19 (€16) less than taking a train, which costs on average $29 (€25) for the same trip.

      The fastest way from Amsterdam to Mechelen is by flight with an average journey time of 45 min.

      There are alternative travel options to Mechelen that take longer:

      Bus takes on average 3 h.

      Train takes 1 h 39 min on average.

      The distance from Amsterdam to Mechelen is approximately 94 miles (152 km).

      The average frequency per day from Amsterdam to Mechelen is:

      • 16 trains per day.

      However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route from Amsterdam to Mechelen as scheduled services by train, bus or flight can vary by season or day of the week.

      These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Amsterdam to Mechelen:

      • Buses mostly depart from Amsterdam, Piarcoplein (Amsterdam Sloterdijk) and arrive in Mechelen Train Station.
      • Trains from Amsterdam to Mechelen most often leave from Amsterdam Centraal and arrive in Mechelen.

      Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Amsterdam to Mechelen:

      • You can travel between Amsterdam and Mechelen by bus with FlixBus or BlaBlaCar Bus. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $10 (€9) with FlixBus from Amsterdam to Mechelen.
      • You can travel by train from Amsterdam to Mechelen with NS International | IC Brussel, Thalys, NS International | IC Direct, Sprinter, Eurostar, PKP Intercity, BSB or SNCB, and you can find SNCB Amsterdam to Mechelen tickets for $31 (€27) on Omio.

      Yes, there are direct services available from Amsterdam to Mechelen with the following travel companies:

      • Direct trains with SNCB with 10 direct trains per day.

      Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Mechelen as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets from Amsterdam to Mechelen.

      Looking to extend your trip from Amsterdam to Mechelen? Many Omio customers who go from Amsterdam to Mechelen usually extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Brussels, Antwerp, Paris or Rotterdam. If you're looking to explore Brussels, Antwerp, Paris or Rotterdam from Mechelen, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.

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