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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train Thalys  •  1 h 44 min

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

$54 - $78

Cheapest option

Bus  •  2 h 39 min

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

$14 - $23

4 alternative options

Train Dutch Railways (NS)  •  2 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Mechelen Intercity direct

$25 - $45

Train, line 500 bus  •  5 h 17 min

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Roosendaal
  2. Take the train from Roosendaal to Antwerpen-Zuid
  3. Take the line 500 bus from Antwerpen Station Zuid to Mechelen Veemarkt 500

$31 - $48

Drive  •  1 h 52 min

  1. Drive from Amsterdam to Mechelen 115 miles

$28 - $45

Fly  •  2 h 25 min

  1. Fly from Amsterdam (AMS) to Brussels (BRU) AMS - BRU

$57 - $254

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Amsterdam to Mechelen is to bus which costs 12€ - 20€ and takes 2 h 39 min.

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The quickest way to get from Amsterdam to Mechelen is to train which costs 45€ - 70€ and takes 1 h 44 min.

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The distance between Amsterdam and Mechelen is 153 km. The road distance is 184 km.

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It takes approximately 1 h 44 min to get from Amsterdam to Mechelen, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Amsterdam Centraal and arriving at Mechelen. Services depart every two hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 13 min.

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

Thalys operates a train from Amsterdam to Mechelen hourly. Tickets cost $45 - $70 and the journey takes 1 h 15 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Amsterdam to Mechelen 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 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$45 - $70
1st Class
$70 - $95
Dutch Railways (NS)
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Mechelen
Ave. Duration
2 h 13 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$25 - $45
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Roosendaal
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
b-rail.be
Train from Roosendaal to Antwerpen-Zuid
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$7 - $10
1st Class
$10 - $16
Bus operators
FlixBus
Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
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
De Lijn
Website
delijn.be
Bus from Antwerpen Station Zuid to Mechelen Veemarkt
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
delijn.be

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