There are 6 ways to get from Amsterdam to Boom by train, bus, car or plane

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Train Thalys  •  2 h 9 min

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

$54 - $78

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Bus  •  3 h 11 min

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

$17 - $23

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Train Dutch Railways (NS)  •  2 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Antwerpen-Berchem Intercity direct

$29 - $48

Train Dutch Railways (NS) #2  •  4 h 22 min

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Roosendaal Intercity
  2. Take the train from Essen to Boom L

$31 - $52

Drive  •  1 h 47 min

  1. Drive from Amsterdam to Boom 109.5 miles

$26 - $40

Fly, train  •  3 h 38 min

  1. Fly from Amsterdam (AMS) to Brussels (BRU) AMS - BRU
  2. Take the train from Antwerpen-Berchem to Boom

$77 - $263

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The cheapest way to get from Amsterdam to Boom is to bus which costs 14€ - 20€ and takes 3 h 11 min.

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The quickest way to get from Amsterdam to Boom is to drive which costs 22€ - 35€ and takes 1 h 47 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Amsterdam to Boom. However, there are services departing from Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk and arriving at Boom Beukenlaan via Antwerpen F. Rooseveltplaats perron 30 and Antwerpen Station Zuid. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 11 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Amsterdam to Boom. However, there are services departing from Amsterdam Centraal and arriving at Boom via Antwerpen-Centraal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 9 min.

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The distance between Amsterdam and Boom is 147 km. The road distance is 175.2 km.

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The best way to get from Amsterdam to Boom without a car is to train which takes 2 h 9 min and costs 45€ - 70€.

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It takes approximately 2 h 9 min to get from Amsterdam to Boom, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Amsterdam to Boom is to train which takes 2 h 9 min and costs 45€ - 70€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 14€ - 20€ and takes 3 h 11 min.

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

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Amsterdam to Boom bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Antwerp station.

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  • Distance: 91.8 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 9 min

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

You can take a train from Amsterdam to Boom via Antwerpen-Centraal in around 2 h 9 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Amsterdam to Boom 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
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
b-rail.be
Train from Antwerpen-Centraal to Boom
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$5 - $8
1st Class
$8 - $12
Train from Essen to Boom
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$7 - $11
1st Class
$11 - $17
Train from Antwerpen-Berchem to Boom
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$5 - $8
1st Class
$8 - $12
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 Antwerpen-Berchem
Ave. Duration
1 h 59 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $40
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Roosendaal
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$20 - $35
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
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

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