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Duration 3h 5m
Distance 163.5 km
Average price 70€
Frequency Daily

Trip overview

The average train between Amsterdam and Balen takes 3h 5m and the fastest train takes 2h 57m. There is at least one train per day from Amsterdam to Balen. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.


  1. Amsterdam Centraal
  2. Anvers-Central / Antwerpen-Centraal
  3. Balen
3h 14m
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67€ - 123€

Amsterdam to Balen train times

Trains run once daily between Amsterdam and Balen. The service departs Amsterdam at 11:15 in the morning, which arrives into Balen at 14:12. All services require a transfer, and take on average 3h 5m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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No, there is no direct train from Amsterdam to Balen. However, there are services departing from Amsterdam Centraal and arriving at Balen via Anvers-Central / Antwerpen-Centraal and Mol. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 14m.

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The distance between Amsterdam and Balen is 135 km. The road distance is 163.5 km.

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Amsterdam to Balen train services, operated by Thalys, depart from Amsterdam Centraal station.

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Amsterdam to Balen train services, operated by Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB), arrive at Mol station.

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