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There are 4 ways to get from Alphen aan den Rijn to Waasmunster by train, bus or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train, line 82 bus  •  4h

  1. Take the train from Alphen a/d Rijn to Gouda
  2. Take the train from Gouda to Rotterdam Centraal
  3. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to Anvers-Central
  4. Take the train from Anvers-Central / Antwerpen-Centraal to Saint-Nicolas / Sint-Niklaas Ic / ...
  5. Take the line 82 bus from Sint-Niklaas Station perron 3 to Waasmunster Abdij Van Roosenberglaan 82 / ...

€62 - €124

Cheapest option

Bus  •  5h 54m

  1. Take the bus from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Antwerp 819

€20 - €28

2 alternative options

Line 169 bus, train, line 82 bus  •  6h 22m

  1. Take the line 169 bus from Alphen a/d Rijn, Centrum to Leiden, Leiden Centraal 169 / ...
  2. Take the train from Leiden Centraal to Roosendaal
  3. Take the line 82 bus from Antwerpen P+R Linkeroever to Waasmunster Abdij Van Roosenberglaan 82 / ...

€24 - €49

Drive  •  1h 47m

  1. Drive from Alphen aan den Rijn to Waasmunster 163.7 km

€20 - €30

Alphen aan den Rijn to Waasmunster by train and bus

The journey time between Alphen aan den Rijn and Waasmunster is around 4h 14m and covers a distance of around 174 km. The fastest journey normally takes 2h 39m. Operated by Connexxion, Dutch Railways (NS), Thalys and others, the Alphen aan den Rijn to Waasmunster service departs from Alphen a/d Rijn and arrives in Waasmunster Abdij Van Roosenberglaan. Typically 53 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
4h 14m
Fastest journey time:
2h 39m
Journey distance:
174 km
Services per week:
53
Cheapest price:
€62
Carbon emissions:
10 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
01:08
Last service departs at:
18:54

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Alphen aan den Rijn to Waasmunster train and bus schedules

Netherlands → Belgium
Partially open

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International entry into Belgium from Netherlands

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Netherlands
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Allowed for: Citizens and permanent residents of Belgium, as well as residents from EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Albania, Andorra, Armenia, Australia, Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brunei, Canada, Cyprus, Hong Kong, Israel, Japan, Jordan, Kosovo, Lebanon, Macau, Moldova, Monaco, Montenegro, New Zealand, North Macedonia, Qatar, Rwanda, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Thailand, United States and Vatican

Restricted for: Foreign nationals from outside EU Schengen Area with the above exceptions. Argentina, Bolivia, Botswana, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Eswatini, India, Lesotho, Malawi, Mexico, Mozambique, Namibia, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, South Africa, Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago, Uruguay, Zambia and Zimbabwe are also restricted

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Conditions of entry into Belgium from Netherlands

  • 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 the Digital Green Certificate are exempt from the quarantine. Digital Green Certificate is proof that a person has been vaccinated against COVID-19, received a negative test result, or recovered from COVID-19
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
This applies to arrivals from Netherlands
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
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  • 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
This doesn't apply to arrivals from the EU Schengen Area with the exception of Andorra, Cyprus, Denmark, Greece, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Portugal and Spain. This also doesn't apply to arrivals from Albania, Armenia, Australia, Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brunei, Canada, Hong Kong, Israel, Japan, Jordan, Kosovo, Lebanon, Macau, Moldova, Montenegro, New Zealand, North Macedonia, Qatar, Rwanda, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Thailand and United States
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
  • Travellers with the Digital Green Certificate are exempt from the quarantine. Digital Green Certificate is proof that a person has been vaccinated against COVID-19, received a negative test result, or recovered from COVID-19
This applies to arrivals from EU Schengen Area
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
This doesn’t apply to citizens and permanent residents of Argentina, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Bolivia, Botswana, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Eswatini, Georgia, India, Indonesia, Lesotho, Malawi, Mexico, Mozambique, Namibia, Nepal, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Russia, South Africa, Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago, Tunisia, Uganda, United Kingdom, Uruguay, Zambia and Zimbabwe

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Rules to follow in Belgium

1.5m

Mandatory

Mandatory

Considerations leaving from Netherlands

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

Frequently Asked Questions


Yes, but conditions apply when entering Belgium from Netherlands.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • Further restrictions may be implemented at short notice

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Waasmunster is 800 14689.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Waasmunster is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Waasmunster is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 800 14689.

No, returning to Netherlands from Belgium is currently allowed.

See options for return travel.

Last updated: 25 Jul 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Alphen aan den Rijn to Waasmunster is to drive which costs €20 - €30 and takes 1h 47m.

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The quickest way to get from Alphen aan den Rijn to Waasmunster is to drive which costs €20 - €30 and takes 1h 47m.

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The distance between Alphen aan den Rijn and Waasmunster is 120 km. The road distance is 163.7 km.

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The best way to get from Alphen aan den Rijn to Waasmunster without a car is to train and line 82 bus which takes 4h and costs €60 - €130.

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It takes approximately 4h to get from Alphen aan den Rijn to Waasmunster, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Alphen aan den Rijn to Waasmunster is 164 km. It takes approximately 1h 47m to drive from Alphen aan den Rijn to Waasmunster.

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There are 67+ hotels available in Waasmunster. Prices start at €75 per night.

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Map of how to get from Alphen aan den Rijn to Waasmunster.
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  • Distance: 120 km
  • Duration: 4h

What companies run services between Alphen aan den Rijn, Netherlands and Waasmunster, Belgium?

FlixBus operates a bus from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Antwerp 6 times a week. Tickets cost €10 - €13 and the journey takes 2h 40m.

Train operators
Connexxion
Phone
0900 - 266 63 99
Website
connexxion.nl
Train from Alphen a/d Rijn to Gouda
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€4 - €5
Website
Connexxion
Dutch Railways (NS)

Dutch Railways (NS) is the main passenger railway operator in the Netherlands. Founded in 1938, NS connects all major cities in the Netherlands, and offers night trains, international trains, Intercity direct, and trains to and from the airport. NS International is the international subsidiary of NS; their services include high-speed trains such as Thalys, ICE International, Eurostar and TGV, to major European hubs including Paris, London, Brussels, Berlin, Cologne, Frankfurt and Lille.

Contact Details
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Gouda to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
€8 - €19
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€8 - €12
1st Class
€13 - €19
Train from Leiden Centraal to Roosendaal
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€13 - €30
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€13 - €19
1st Class
€22 - €30
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Rotterdam Centraal to Anvers-Central
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€45 - €90
Website
Thalys
Standard
€45 - €65
Comfort
€55 - €75
Premium
€60 - €90
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
belgiantrain.be
Train from Anvers-Central / Antwerpen-Centraal to Saint-Nicolas / Sint-Niklaas
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
€4 - €7
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
€4 - €7
1st Class
€7 - €11
Bus operators
De Lijn
Phone
070 220 200
Email
delijn
Website
delijn.be
Bus from Sint-Niklaas Station perron 3 to Waasmunster Abdij Van Roosenberglaan
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€1 - €3
Website
De Lijn
m-ticket
€2
single ticket
€3
Bus from Antwerpen P+R Linkeroever to Waasmunster Abdij Van Roosenberglaan
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€1 - €3
Website
De Lijn
m-ticket
€2
single ticket
€3
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Antwerp
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
€10 - €13
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Arriva NL
Phone
+31 900 2022022
Website
arriva.nl
Bus from Alphen a/d Rijn, Centrum to Leiden, Leiden Centraal
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
€3 - €5
Website
arriva.nl

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