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There are 6 ways to get from Amsterdam to Sint-Truiden by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  3h 42m

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Anvers-Central
  2. Take the train from Anvers-Central / Antwerpen-Centraal to Louvain / Leuven L / ...
  3. Take the train from Louvain / Leuven to Saint-Trond / Sint-Truiden Ic / ...

€70 - €128

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Bus, line 358 bus, line 380 bus, line 313 bus  •  6h 28m

  1. Take the bus from Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Brussels-North train station 810 / ...
  2. Take the line 358 bus from Brussel Noord opstaphalte to Leuven Rector De Somerplein zone A 358 / ...
  3. Take the line 380 bus from Leuven Rector De Somerplein zone A to Tienen Station Perron 3 380
  4. Take the line 313 bus from Tienen Station Perron 1 to Sint-Truiden Station perron 8 313 / ...

€15 - €25

4 alternative options

Bus, train  •  4h 59m

  1. Take the bus from Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk to Brussels City Center - Midi Train station Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine > Sainte Aybert - France > Sainte Aybert - Belgique > Brussels City Center - Midi Train station > Hazeldonk - Belgique > Hazeldonk - Pays Bas > Rotterdam > Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk / ...
  2. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Saint-Trond / Sint-Truiden Ic / ...

€19 - €25

Train, bus  •  5h 2m

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Maastricht Intercity
  2. Take the bus from Maastricht Station perron D to Hasselt Station perron 10 20a / ...

€27 - €59

Drive  •  2h 30m

  1. Drive from Amsterdam to Sint-Truiden 210.8 km

€26 - €40

Fly, train  •  3h 37m

  1. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Brussels (BRU) AMS - BRU
  2. Take the train from Louvain / Leuven to Saint-Trond / Sint-Truiden

€61 - €223

Amsterdam to Sint-Truiden by train

The train journey time between Amsterdam and Sint-Truiden is around 3h 11m and covers a distance of around 261 km. The fastest train normally takes 2h 57m. Operated by Thalys and Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB), the Amsterdam to Sint-Truiden train service departs from Amsterdam Centraal and arrives in Saint-Trond / Sint-Truiden. Typically 36 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
3h 11m
Fastest train time:
2h 57m
Trains per week:
36
Cheapest price:
€70
Carbon emissions:
13 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
07:15
Last train departs at:
19:15

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Amsterdam to Sint-Truiden train schedules

Netherlands → Belgium
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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
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Sint-Truiden is 800 14689.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Sint-Truiden is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Sint-Truiden 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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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Amsterdam to Sint-Truiden is to bus and line 358 bus and line 380 bus and line 313 bus which costs €14 - €26 and takes 6h 28m.

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The quickest way to get from Amsterdam to Sint-Truiden is to drive which costs €26 - €40 and takes 2h 30m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Amsterdam to Sint-Truiden station. However, there are services departing from Amsterdam Sloterdijk and arriving at Sint-Truiden Station perron 8 via Brussel Noord opstaphalte, Leuven Rector De Somerplein zone A and Tienen Station Perron 1. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 28m.

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No, there is no direct train from Amsterdam to Sint-Truiden. However, there are services departing from Amsterdam Centraal and arriving at Saint-Trond / Sint-Truiden via Anvers-Central / Antwerpen-Centraal and Louvain / Leuven. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 42m.

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The distance between Amsterdam and Sint-Truiden is 174 km. The road distance is 210.8 km.

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The best way to get from Amsterdam to Sint-Truiden without a car is to train which takes 3h 42m and costs €70 - €130.

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It takes approximately 3h 42m to get from Amsterdam to Sint-Truiden, including transfers.

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Amsterdam to Sint-Truiden bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Amsterdam Sloterdijk station.

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Amsterdam to Sint-Truiden train services, operated by Thalys, depart from Amsterdam Centraal station.

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The best way to get from Amsterdam to Sint-Truiden is to train which takes 3h 42m and costs €70 - €130. Alternatively, you can bus and line 358 bus and line 380 bus and line 313 bus, which costs €14 - €26 and takes 6h 28m.

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Map of how to get from Amsterdam to Sint-Truiden.
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  • Distance: 174.4 km
  • Duration: 3h 42m

What companies run services between Amsterdam, Netherlands and Sint-Truiden, Belgium?

You can take a train from Amsterdam to Sint-Truiden via Anvers-Central / Antwerpen-Centraal and Louvain / Leuven in around 3h 42m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Amsterdam to Sint-Truiden via Brussels-North train station, Brussel Noord opstaphalte, Leuven Rector De Somerplein zone A, and Tienen Station Perron 1 in around 6h 28m.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Brussels
Ave. Duration
47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €330
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 4 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 Louvain / Leuven
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€7 - €11
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
€7 - €11
1st Class
€11 - €16
Train from Louvain / Leuven to Saint-Trond / Sint-Truiden
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€6 - €9
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
€6 - €9
1st Class
€9 - €14
Train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Saint-Trond / Sint-Truiden
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€8 - €12
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
€8 - €12
1st Class
€13 - €19
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 Maastricht
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€22 - €50
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€22 - €30
1st Class
€35 - €50
Bus operators
Blablabus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 10 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk to Brussels City Center - Midi Train station
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€10 - €13
Website
Blablabus
De Lijn
Phone
070 220 200
Email
delijn
Website
delijn.be
Bus from Maastricht Station perron D to Hasselt Station perron 10
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€1 - €3
Website
De Lijn
m-ticket
€2
single ticket
€3
Bus from Brussel Noord opstaphalte to Leuven Rector De Somerplein zone A
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€1 - €3
Website
De Lijn
m-ticket
€2
single ticket
€3
Bus from Leuven Rector De Somerplein zone A to Tienen Station Perron 3
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€1 - €3
Website
De Lijn
m-ticket
€2
single ticket
€3
Bus from Tienen Station Perron 1 to Sint-Truiden Station perron 8
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€1 - €3
Website
De Lijn
m-ticket
€2
single ticket
€3
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 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Brussels-North train station
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€12 - €15
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
Once daily
Estimated price
€11 - €17
Website
CityBusExpress

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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 Sint-Truiden bus services, operated by De Lijn, arrive at Sint-Truiden Station perron 8.

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Amsterdam to Sint-Truiden train services, operated by Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB), arrive at Saint-Trond / Sint-Truiden station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Amsterdam to Sint-Truiden is 211 km. It takes approximately 2h 30m to drive from Amsterdam to Sint-Truiden.

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KLM offers flights from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Brussels Airport.

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There are 60+ hotels available in Sint-Truiden. 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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