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

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Train  •  4 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Antwerpen-Centraal
  2. Take the train from Anvers-Central / Antwerpen-Centraal to Gand-Saint-Pierre / Gent-Sint-Pieters Ic
  3. Take the train from Gand-Saint-Pierre / Gent-Sint-Pieters to Duinbergen Ic

$64 - $94

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Bus FlixBus  •  5 h 59 min

  1. Take the bus from Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Bruges, Bruges Bargeplein 802

$19 - $29

4 alternative options

Train, ferry  •  5 h 50 min

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

Bus Eurolines NL  •  7 h 48 min

  1. Take the bus from Amsterdam Duivendrecht to Brugge 141

$31 - $46

Drive  •  2 h 32 min

  1. Drive from Amsterdam to Knokke-Heist 156.4 miles

$35 - $55

Fly, train  •  4 h 48 min

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

$76 - $259

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The cheapest way to get from Amsterdam to Knokke-Heist is to bus which costs 16€ - 26€ and takes 5 h 59 min.

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The quickest way to get from Amsterdam to Knokke-Heist is to drive which costs 30€ - 50€ and takes 2 h 32 min.

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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 Brugge 'T Zand perron 2. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 59 min.

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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 Anvers-Central / Antwerpen-Centraal and Gand-Saint-Pierre / Gent-Sint-Pieters. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 4 min.

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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 4 h 4 min and costs 55€ - 85€.

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It takes approximately 4 h 4 min 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 4 h 4 min and costs 55€ - 85€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 16€ - 26€ and takes 5 h 59 min.

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Map of how to get from Amsterdam to Knokke-Heist.
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  • Distance: 99.6 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 4 min

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

You can take a train from Amsterdam to Knokke-Heist via Antwerpen-Centraal, Anvers-Central / Antwerpen-Centraal, and Gand-Saint-Pierre / Gent-Sint-Pieters in around 4 h 4 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Amsterdam to Knokke-Heist twice daily. Tickets cost $15 - $26 and the journey takes 4 h 5 min.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Brussels
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $480
Train operators
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Antwerpen-Centraal
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$45 - $70
1st Class
$70 - $95
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
belgiantrain.be
Train from Anvers-Central / Antwerpen-Centraal to Gand-Saint-Pierre / Gent-Sint-Pieters
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Website
belgiantrain.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$8 - $13
1st Class
$13 - $20
Train from Gand-Saint-Pierre / Gent-Sint-Pieters to Duinbergen
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
belgiantrain.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$8 - $12
1st Class
$12 - $19
Train from Brussels Airport-Zaventem to Duinbergen
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$24 - $27
Website
belgiantrain.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$24 - $27
1st Class
$35 - $39
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
3 h 4 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$28 - $50
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 Bruges, Bruges Bargeplein
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$15 - $26
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines NL
Website
eurolines.nl
Bus from Amsterdam Duivendrecht to Brugge
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
eurolines.nl
Ferry operators
Connexxion
Phone
0900 - 266 63 99
Website
connexxion.nl
Ferry from Vlissingen, Westerhavenweg to Breskens, Veerhaven
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Connexxion

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The quickest flight from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Brussels Airport is the direct flight which takes 40 min.

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Amsterdam to Knokke-Heist bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Bruges, Bruges Bargeplein 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 2 h 32 min 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 1521+ hotels available in Knokke-Heist. Prices start at $86 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Amsterdam to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport is to train which takes 16 min and costs 5€ - 11€.

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