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

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Train via Anvers-Central / Antwerpen-Centraal

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Anvers-Central
  2. Take the train from Anvers-Central / Antwerpen-Centraal to Kalmthout

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Antwerp

Train

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Roosendaal

Drive

  1. Drive from Amsterdam to Kalmthout

Fly, train

  1. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Brussels (BRU)
  2. Take the train from Anvers-Central / Antwerpen-Centraal to Kalmthout

Amsterdam to Kalmthout by train

The train journey time between Amsterdam and Kalmthout is around 2h 8m and covers a distance of around 182 km. This includes an average layover time of around 27 min. The fastest train normally takes 2h. Operated by Thalys and Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB), the Amsterdam to Kalmthout train service departs from Amsterdam Centraal and arrives in Kalmthout. Typically 52 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average train journey times

Time on train:
1h 40m
Layover time:
27 min
Total time:
2h 8m

Train route information

Fastest train time:
2h
Train distance:
182 km
Trains per week:
52
Cheapest price:
€61
Carbon emissions:
9 kg CO2

First and last trains

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

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Amsterdam to Kalmthout train schedules

Netherlands → Belgium
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International entry into Belgium from Netherlands

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Netherlands
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Allowed for: Citizens and permanent residents of Belgium, as well as residents from EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Andorra, Australia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Canada, Cyprus, Hong Kong, Jordan, Macau, Moldova, Monaco, New Zealand, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Ukraine, Uruguay and Vatican

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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
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
This applies to arrivals from Netherlands
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
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  • 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 doesn't apply to arrivals from the EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland) with the exception of Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Estonia, France, Germany, Greece, Iceland, Ireland, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Monaco, Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Spain and Switzerland. This also doesn't apply to arrivals from Australia, Canada, Hong Kong, Jordan, Macau, Moldova, New Zealand, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Ukraine and Uruguay
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
This doesn't apply to arrivals from the EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland) with the exception of Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Estonia, France, Germany, Greece, Iceland, Ireland, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Monaco, Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Spain, Sweden and Switzerland. This also doesn't apply to arrivals from Australia, Canada, Hong Kong, Jordan, Macau, Moldova, New Zealand, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Ukraine and Uruguay
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
This applies to arrivals from EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland)
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival (certificate required)
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland)
  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Australia, Canada, Cyprus, Hong Kong, Jordan, Macau, Moldova, New Zealand, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Ukraine and Uruguay

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Rules to follow in Belgium

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Mandatory

Mandatory

Considerations leaving from Netherlands

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

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 Kalmthout is 800 14689.

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

The social distance requirement in Kalmthout 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, returning to Netherlands from Belgium is currently allowed.

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Last updated: 22 Sep 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Amsterdam to Kalmthout is to bus which costs €13 - €20 and takes 5h 15m.

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The fastest way to get from Amsterdam to Kalmthout is to drive which takes 1h 47m and costs €19 - €28.

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No, there is no direct bus from Amsterdam to Kalmthout. However, there are services departing from Amsterdam Sloterdijk and arriving at Kalmthout Kerk via Antwerpen Roosevelt perron C2 and Kapellen Dorp. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 15m.

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

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The distance between Amsterdam and Kalmthout is 114 km. The road distance is 148.4 km.

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The best way to get from Amsterdam to Kalmthout without a car is to train via Anvers-Central / Antwerpen-Centraal which takes 2h and costs €60 - €120.

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It takes approximately 2h to get from Amsterdam to Kalmthout, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Amsterdam to Kalmthout is to train via Anvers-Central / Antwerpen-Centraal which takes 2h and costs €60 - €120. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €13 - €20 and takes 5h 15m.

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Map of how to get from Amsterdam to Kalmthout.
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  • Distance: 113.7 km
  • Duration: 2h

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

You can take a train from Amsterdam to Kalmthout via Anvers-Central / Antwerpen-Centraal in around 2h. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Antwerp 5 times a day. Tickets cost €11 - €14 and the journey takes 3h 10m. FlixBus-de also services this route once daily.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Brussels
Ave. Duration
47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €420
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 3 hours
Estimated price
€55 - €110
Website
Thalys
Standard
€55 - €80
Comfort
€65 - €90
Premium
€80 - €110
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
belgiantrain.be
Train from Anvers-Central / Antwerpen-Centraal to Kalmthout
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€4 - €7
Website
Belgian Railways
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Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
€4 - €7
1st Class
€6 - €10
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)
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Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€16 - €23
1st Class
€27 - €40
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).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.xom
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Antwerp
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€11 - €14
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
For more information, please visit this page
FlixBus-de
Website
flixbus.com
Bus from Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Antwerp
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
flixbus.com

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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 Kalmthout bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Antwerp station.

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Amsterdam to Kalmthout train services, operated by Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB), arrive at Kalmthout station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Amsterdam to Kalmthout is 148 km. It takes approximately 1h 47m to drive from Amsterdam to Kalmthout.

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KLM offers flights from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Brussels Airport.

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