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

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Train  •  3h 50m

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi Thalys / ...
  2. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Saint-Ghislain Ic / ...

29€ - 344€

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Bus  •  6h 46m

  1. Take the bus from Amsterdam, Duivendrecht to Mons 400

18€ - 22€

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Train via Mons / Bergen  •  4h 40m

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Brussel-Zuid/Midi Intercity direct / ...
  2. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Mons / Bergen Ic / ...

29€ - 344€

Drive  •  3h

  1. Drive from Amsterdam to Hornu 280.3 km

35€ - 55€

Fly, train  •  4h 24m

  1. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Brussels (BRU) AMS - BRU
  2. Take the train from Brux.-Nord/Brus.-Noord to Saint-Ghislain

56€ - 172€

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Hornu is 800 14689.

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

The social distance requirement in Hornu is 1.5 metres.

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

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The cheapest way to get from Amsterdam to Hornu is to bus which costs 18€ - 23€ and takes 6h 46m.

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The quickest way to get from Amsterdam to Hornu is to drive which costs 35€ - 55€ and takes 3h.

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No, there is no direct train from Amsterdam to Hornu. However, there are services departing from Amsterdam Centraal and arriving at Saint-Ghislain via Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 50m.

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The distance between Amsterdam and Hornu is 228 km. The road distance is 280.3 km.

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The best way to get from Amsterdam to Hornu without a car is to train which takes 3h 50m and costs 29€ - 350€.

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It takes approximately 3h 50m to get from Amsterdam to Hornu, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Amsterdam to Hornu is to train which takes 3h 50m and costs 29€ - 350€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 18€ - 23€ and takes 6h 46m.

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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 Hornu train services, operated by Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB), arrive at Saint-Ghislain station.

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Map of how to get from Amsterdam to Hornu.
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  • Distance: 228 km
  • Duration: 3h 50m

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

You can take a train from Amsterdam to Hornu via Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi in around 3h 50m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Amsterdam, Duivendrecht to Mons once daily. Tickets cost 16€ - 20€ and the journey takes 5h.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Brussels
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 400€
Train operators
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
60€ - 130€
Website
Thalys
Standard
60€ - 90€
Comfort
75€ - 100€
Premium
90€ - 130€
Eurostar
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Contact Details
Phone
+44 343 218 6186
Website
eurostar.com
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Brussel-Zuid/Midi
Ave. Duration
1h 51m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
75€ - 340€
Website
Eurostar
Business Premier
290€ - 340€
Standard
75€ - 95€
Standard Premier
120€ - 160€
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Brussel-Zuid/Midi
Ave. Duration
1h 51m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
80€ - 340€
Website
Eurostar
Business Premier
300€ - 340€
Standard
80€ - 100€
Standard Premier
120€ - 160€
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 Brussel-Zuid/Midi
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
21€ - 50€
Website
NS
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Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
21€ - 30€
1st Class
35€ - 50€
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Brussel-Zuid/Midi
Ave. Duration
2h 52m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
22€ - 55€
Website
NS
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Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
22€ - 35€
1st Class
35€ - 55€
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
belgiantrain.be
Train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Saint-Ghislain
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
8€ - 12€
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
8€ - 12€
1st Class
12€ - 18€
Train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Mons / Bergen
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
7€ - 11€
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
7€ - 11€
1st Class
11€ - 16€
Train from Brux.-Nord/Brus.-Noord to Saint-Ghislain
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
8€ - 12€
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
8€ - 12€
1st Class
12€ - 19€
Bus operators
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).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Amsterdam, Duivendrecht to Mons
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
16€ - 20€
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Yes, the driving distance between Amsterdam to Hornu is 280 km. It takes approximately 3h to drive from Amsterdam to Hornu.

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KLM offers flights from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Brussels Airport.

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There are 84+ hotels available in Hornu. 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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