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

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Train  •  1 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Antwerpen-Centraal Thalys

$45 - $70

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Bus  •  2 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Antwerp 800 / ...

$9 - $16

3 alternative options

Rideshare  •  2 h 9 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Amsterdam to Antwerp 98.7 miles

$12

Drive  •  1 h 38 min

  1. Drive from Amsterdam to Antwerp 99.4 miles

$24 - $35

Fly  •  2 h 53 min

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

$72 - $255

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The cheapest way to get from Amsterdam to Antwerp is to rideshare which costs 10€ and takes 2 h 9 min.

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The quickest way to get from Amsterdam to Antwerp is to train which costs 40€ - 60€ and takes 1 h 13 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk and arriving at Antwerp. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 10 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Amsterdam Centraal and arriving at Antwerpen-Centraal. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 13 min.

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The distance between Amsterdam and Antwerp is 133 km. The road distance is 159 km.

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The best way to get from Amsterdam to Antwerp without a car is to train which takes 1 h 13 min and costs 40€ - 60€.

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The train from Amsterdam Centraal to Antwerpen-Centraal takes 1 h 13 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Amsterdam to Antwerp bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk station.

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Map of how to get from Amsterdam to Antwerp.
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  • Distance: 82.9 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 13 min

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

Thalys operates a train from Amsterdam to Antwerp hourly. Tickets cost $45 - $70 and the journey takes 1 h 13 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Amsterdam to Antwerp every 4 hours. Tickets cost $9 - $16 and the journey takes 2 h 10 min.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Brussels
Ave. Duration
46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $480
Train operators
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Antwerpen-Centraal
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$45 - $70
1st Class
$70 - $100
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Antwerp
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $16
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Amsterdam to Antwerp
Ave. Duration
2 h 9 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$12
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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