There are 6 ways to get from Amsterdam to Knokke-Heist by train, ferry, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  4h 8m

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi Thalys / ...
  2. Take the train from Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid to Duinbergen Ic

75€ - 348€

Cheapest option

Bus via Brussels  •  7h

  1. Take the bus from Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Brussels, Brussels-North station 810 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Brussels, Brussels-North station to Bruges 819

22€ - 29€

4 alternative options

Train, ferry  •  5h 54m

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Vlissingen Intercity
  2. Take the ferry from Vlissingen, Westerhavenweg to Breskens, Veerhaven Wsf

32€ - 63€

Bus  •  7h 45m

  1. Take the bus from Amsterdam Duivendrecht to Brugge 141

26€ - 37€

Drive  •  2h 33m

  1. Drive from Amsterdam to Knokke-Heist 250.3 km

30€ - 50€

Fly, train  •  4h 42m

  1. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Brussels (BRU) AMS - BRU
  2. Take the train from Brussels Airport-Zaventem to Duinbergen

87€ - 257€

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Amsterdam to Knokke-Heist is to bus via Brussels which costs 21€ - 30€ and takes 7h.

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The quickest way to get from Amsterdam to Knokke-Heist is to drive which costs 30€ - 50€ and takes 2h 33m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Amsterdam to Knokke-Heist station. However, there are services departing from Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk and arriving at Knokke Station perron 3 via Brussels, Brussels-North station and Brugge Station perron 9. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h.

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No, there is no direct train from Amsterdam to Knokke-Heist. However, there are services departing from Amsterdam Centraal and arriving at Duinbergen via Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 8m.

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The distance between Amsterdam and Knokke-Heist is 159 km. The road distance is 250.3 km.

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The best way to get from Amsterdam to Knokke-Heist without a car is to train which takes 4h 8m and costs 75€ - 350€.

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It takes approximately 4h 8m to get from Amsterdam to Knokke-Heist, including transfers.

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Amsterdam to Knokke-Heist bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk station.

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Amsterdam to Knokke-Heist train services, operated by Thalys, depart from Amsterdam Centraal station.

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The best way to get from Amsterdam to Knokke-Heist is to train which takes 4h 8m and costs 75€ - 350€. Alternatively, you can bus via Brussels, which costs 21€ - 30€ and takes 7h.

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  • Distance: 159.3 km
  • Duration: 4h 8m

What companies run services between Amsterdam, Netherlands and Knokke-Heist, Belgium?

You can take a train from Amsterdam to Knokke-Heist via Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid in around 4h 8m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Amsterdam to Knokke-Heist via Brussels, Brussels-North station, Bruges, and Brugge Station perron 9 in around 7h.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Brussels
Ave. Duration
46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 430€
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
Every 2 hours
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 / Bruxelles-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€
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
belgiantrain.be
Train from Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid to Duinbergen
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
11€ - 16€
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
11€ - 16€
1st Class
17€ - 24€
Train from Brussels Airport-Zaventem to Duinbergen
Ave. Duration
1h 51m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
21€ - 24€
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
21€ - 24€
1st Class
30€ - 34€
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 Vlissingen
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
22€ - 50€
Website
NS
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
22€ - 30€
1st Class
35€ - 50€
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, Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Brussels, Brussels-North station
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
12€ - 15€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Brussels, Brussels-North station to Bruges
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
7€ - 10€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
CityBusExpress
Phone
+31 30 333 33 00
Email
info@citybusexpress.com
Website
citybusexpress.com
Bus from Amsterdam Piarcoplein P+R Sloterdijk to Brussels Noord Bus Station
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
11€ - 17€
Website
CityBusExpress
Eurolines NL
Website
nl.eurolines.eu
Bus from Amsterdam Duivendrecht to Brugge
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
20€ - 28€
Schedules at
nl.eurolines.eu
Ferry operators
Westerschelde Ferry
Phone
+31 (0)850401800
Email
klantenservice@westerscheldeferry.nl
Website
westerscheldeferry.nl
Ferry from Vlissingen, Westerhavenweg to Breskens, Veerhaven
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
4€
Website
Westerschelde Ferry

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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 Knokke-Heist bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Bruges station.

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Amsterdam to Knokke-Heist train services, operated by Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB), arrive at Duinbergen station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Amsterdam to Knokke-Heist is 250 km. It takes approximately 2h 33m to drive from Amsterdam to Knokke-Heist.

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KLM offers flights from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Brussels Airport.

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There are 1537+ hotels available in Knokke-Heist. Prices start at 87€ 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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