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There are 5 ways to get from Amsterdam to Antwerpen Sportpaleis by train, bus, car, plane or tram

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Recommended option

Train  •  1h 28m

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Anvers-Central Thalys

€58 - €111

Cheapest option

Bus  •  3h 41m

  1. Take the bus from Amsterdam Piarcoplein P+R Sloterdijk to Antwerp Berchem Bus Stop Amsterdam - Brussels / ...

€12 - €18

3 alternative options

Train via Roosendaal  •  3h 43m

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

€23 - €49

Drive  •  1h 46m

  1. Drive from Amsterdam to Antwerpen Sportpaleis 157.2 km

€19 - €29

Fly, line 5 tram  •  3h 2m

  1. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Brussels (BRU) AMS - BRU
  2. Take the line 5 tram from Antwerpen Astrid Metro to Antwerpen Sportpaleis

€58 - €219

Amsterdam to Antwerpen Sportpaleis by train and tram

The journey time between Amsterdam and Antwerpen Sportpaleis is around 1h 31m and covers a distance of around 165 km. The fastest journey normally takes 1h 25m. Operated by Thalys and De Lijn, the Amsterdam to Antwerpen Sportpaleis service departs from Amsterdam Centraal and arrives in Antwerpen Sportpaleis. Typically 71 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
1h 31m
Fastest journey time:
1h 25m
Services per week:
71
Cheapest price:
€58
Carbon emissions:
8 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
06:15
Last service departs at:
19:15

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Amsterdam to Antwerpen Sportpaleis train and tram schedules

Train services typically run at the following times each day These schedules are estimated
Estimated schedules: These schedules are estimated and based on typical services on an average day. Please check times and availability with the operator before travelling.
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International entry into Belgium from Netherlands

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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
This applies to arrivals from Netherlands
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Rules to follow in Belgium

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Considerations leaving from Netherlands

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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 Antwerpen Sportpaleis is 800 14689.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Antwerpen Sportpaleis is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Antwerpen Sportpaleis 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.

See options for return travel.

Last updated: 23 Jun 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Amsterdam to Antwerpen Sportpaleis is to bus which costs €11 - €18 and takes 3h 41m.

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The fastest way to get from Amsterdam to Antwerpen Sportpaleis is to train which takes 1h 28m and costs €55 - €120.

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No, there is no direct bus from Amsterdam to Antwerpen Sportpaleis. However, there are services departing from Amsterdam Piarcoplein P+R Sloterdijk and arriving at Antwerpen AZ Stuivenberg via Berchem Station perron 23. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 41m.

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No, there is no direct train from Amsterdam to Antwerpen Sportpaleis. However, there are services departing from Amsterdam Centraal and arriving at Antwerpen Sportpaleis via Antwerpen Astrid Metro. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 28m.

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The distance between Amsterdam and Antwerpen Sportpaleis is 131 km. The road distance is 157.2 km.

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The best way to get from Amsterdam to Antwerpen Sportpaleis without a car is to train which takes 1h 28m and costs €55 - €120.

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It takes approximately 1h 28m to get from Amsterdam to Antwerpen Sportpaleis, including transfers.

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Amsterdam to Antwerpen Sportpaleis bus services, operated by CityBusExpress, depart from Amsterdam Piarcoplein P+R Sloterdijk station.

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

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The best way to get from Amsterdam to Antwerpen Sportpaleis is to train which takes 1h 28m and costs €55 - €120. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €11 - €18 and takes 3h 41m.

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Map of how to get from Amsterdam to Antwerpen Sportpaleis.
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  • Distance: 131.1 km
  • Duration: 1h 28m

What companies run services between Amsterdam, Netherlands and Antwerpen Sportpaleis, Belgium?

Thalys operates a train from Amsterdam Centraal to Anvers-Central every 2 hours. Tickets cost €55 - €110 and the journey takes 1h 15m. Alternatively, CityBusExpress operates a bus from Amsterdam Piarcoplein P+R Sloterdijk to Antwerp Berchem Bus Stop once daily. Tickets cost €10 - €15 and the journey takes 2h 50m. FlixBus also services this route 3 times a week.

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 Amsterdam Centraal to Anvers-Central
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€55 - €110
Website
Thalys
Standard
€55 - €80
Comfort
€65 - €90
Premium
€80 - €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 Centraal to Roosendaal
Ave. Duration
1h 56m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€16 - €40
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
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-Luchtbal
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€5 - €8
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
€5 - €8
1st Class
€8 - €12
De Lijn
Phone
070 220 200
Email
delijn
Website
delijn.be
Tram from Antwerpen Astrid Metro to Antwerpen Sportpaleis
Ave. Duration
6 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
€1 - €3
Website
De Lijn
m-ticket
€2
single ticket
€3
Bus operators
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
€11 - €14
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 to Antwerpen Sportpaleis bus services, operated by CityBusExpress, arrive at Antwerp Berchem Bus Stop station.

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Amsterdam to Antwerpen Sportpaleis train services, operated by Thalys, arrive at Anvers-Central station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Amsterdam to Antwerpen Sportpaleis is 157 km. It takes approximately 1h 46m to drive from Amsterdam to Antwerpen Sportpaleis.

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KLM offers flights from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Brussels Airport.

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There are 182+ hotels available in Antwerpen Sportpaleis. Prices start at €75 per night.

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The best way to get from Amsterdam to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport is to train which takes 13 min and costs €6 - €13.

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