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There are 5 ways to get from Amsterdam Sloterdijk Station to Antwerp by train, bus, car or plane

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Recommended option

Train  •  2h 6m

  1. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Anvers-Central Thalys

€56 - €122

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Bus  •  2h 10m

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€9 - €15

3 alternative options

Train via Roosendaal  •  3h 21m

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Roosendaal Intercity
  2. Take the train from Roosendaal to Antwerpen-Centraal Stoptrein

€21 - €45

Drive  •  1h 49m

  1. Drive from Amsterdam Sloterdijk Station to Antwerp 162.6 km

€20 - €30

Fly  •  2h 46m

  1. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Brussels (BRU) AMS - BRU

€57 - €215

Amsterdam Sloterdijk Station to Antwerp by train

The train journey time between Amsterdam Sloterdijk Station and Antwerp is around 1h 12m and covers a distance of around 158 km. The fastest train normally takes 1h 12m. Operated by Dutch Railways (NS) and Thalys, the Amsterdam Sloterdijk Station to Antwerp train service departs from Amsterdam Sloterdijk and arrives in Anvers-Central. Typically 44 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
1h 12m
Fastest train time:
1h 12m
Trains per week:
44
Cheapest price:
€56
Carbon emissions:
8 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
07:18
Last train departs at:
19:18

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Amsterdam Sloterdijk Station to Antwerp train schedules

Netherlands → Belgium
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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
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Antwerp is 800 14689.

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

The social distance requirement in Antwerp 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, but conditions apply when returning to Netherlands from Belgium.

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Last updated: 20 Jun 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Amsterdam Sloterdijk Station to Antwerp is to bus which costs €9 - €15 and takes 2h 10m.

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The quickest way to get from Amsterdam Sloterdijk Station to Antwerp is to drive which costs €20 - €30 and takes 1h 49m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk and arriving at Antwerp. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2h 10m.

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No, there is no direct train from Amsterdam Sloterdijk Station to Antwerp. However, there are services departing from Amsterdam Sloterdijk and arriving at Anvers-Central via Schiphol Airport. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 6m.

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The distance between Amsterdam Sloterdijk Station and Antwerp is 133 km. The road distance is 162.6 km.

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The best way to get from Amsterdam Sloterdijk Station to Antwerp without a car is to train which takes 2h 6m and costs €55 - €130.

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It takes approximately 2h 6m to get from Amsterdam Sloterdijk Station to Antwerp, including transfers.

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Amsterdam Sloterdijk Station to Antwerp bus services, operated by Blablabus, depart from Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk station.

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Amsterdam Sloterdijk Station to Antwerp train services, operated by Thalys, depart from Schiphol Airport station.

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The best way to get from Amsterdam Sloterdijk Station to Antwerp is to train which takes 2h 6m and costs €55 - €130. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €9 - €15 and takes 2h 10m, you could also fly, which costs €55 - €220 and takes 2h 46m.

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Map of how to get from Amsterdam Sloterdijk Station to Antwerp.
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  • Distance: 133.5 km
  • Duration: 2h 6m

What companies run services between Amsterdam Sloterdijk Station, Netherlands and Antwerp, Belgium?

Thalys operates a train from Schiphol Airport to Anvers-Central every 2 hours. Tickets cost €50 - €110 and the journey takes 56 min. Alternatively, Blablabus operates a bus from Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk to Antwerp once daily. Tickets cost €9 - €12 and the journey takes 2h 10m. Two other operators also service this route.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Brussels
Ave. Duration
46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €330
Train operators
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Schiphol Airport to Anvers-Central
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€50 - €110
Website
Thalys
Standard
€50 - €75
Comfort
€65 - €85
Premium
€75 - €110
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 Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Roosendaal
Ave. Duration
1h 51m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€16 - €40
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
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Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€16 - €23
1st Class
€27 - €40
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
belgiantrain.be
Train from Roosendaal to Antwerpen-Centraal
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€5 - €8
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
€5 - €8
1st Class
€8 - €13
Bus operators
Blablabus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 10 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk to Antwerp
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€9 - €12
Website
Blablabus
CityBusExpress
Phone
+31 30 333 33 00
Email
info@citybusexpress.com
Website
citybusexpress.com
Bus from Amsterdam Piarcoplein P+R Sloterdijk to Antwerp Berchem Bus Stop
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€10 - €15
Website
CityBusExpress
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 Sloterdijk to Antwerp
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
€10 - €13
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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The quickest flight from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Brussels Airport is the direct flight which takes 45 min.

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Amsterdam Sloterdijk Station to Antwerp bus services, operated by Blablabus, arrive at Antwerp station.

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Amsterdam Sloterdijk Station to Antwerp train services, operated by Thalys, arrive at Anvers-Central station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Amsterdam Sloterdijk Station to Antwerp is 163 km. It takes approximately 1h 49m to drive from Amsterdam Sloterdijk Station to Antwerp.

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KLM offers flights from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Brussels Airport.

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The best way to get from Amsterdam Sloterdijk Station to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport is to train which takes 10 min and costs €5 - €13.

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