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

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Train, line 62 bus  •  3h 54m

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Maastricht Intercity
  2. Take the line 62 bus from Maastricht Station perron D to Tongeren Station 62

25€ - 53€

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Bus  •  6h 4m

  1. Take the bus from Amsterdam, Amsterdam Bijlmer to Maastricht 833 / ...

18€ - 22€

3 alternative options

Train  •  4h 9m

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Anvers-Central Thalys
  2. Take the train from Anvers-Central / Antwerpen-Centraal to Hasselt Ic / ...

71€ - 131€

Drive  •  2h 24m

  1. Drive from Amsterdam to Tongeren 219.7 km

29€ - 45€

Fly, train  •  4h 33m

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

84€ - 191€

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The cheapest way to get from Amsterdam to Tongeren is to bus which costs 17€ - 22€ and takes 6h 4m.

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The quickest way to get from Amsterdam to Tongeren is to drive which costs 29€ - 45€ and takes 2h 24m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Amsterdam to Tongeren station. However, there are services departing from Amsterdam Centraal and arriving at Tongeren Station via Amsterdam, Amsterdam Bijlmer and Maastricht Station perron D. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 4m.

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No, there is no direct train from Amsterdam to Tongeren. However, there are services departing from Amsterdam Centraal and arriving at Tongres / Tongeren via Anvers-Central / Antwerpen-Centraal and Hasselt. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 9m.

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The distance between Amsterdam and Tongeren is 182 km. The road distance is 219.7 km.

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The best way to get from Amsterdam to Tongeren without a car is to train and line 62 bus which takes 3h 54m and costs 25€ - 55€.

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It takes approximately 3h 54m to get from Amsterdam to Tongeren, including transfers.

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Amsterdam to Tongeren bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Amsterdam, Amsterdam Bijlmer station.

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

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The best way to get from Amsterdam to Tongeren is to train which takes 4h 9m and costs 70€ - 140€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 17€ - 22€ and takes 6h 4m.

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Map of how to get from Amsterdam to Tongeren.
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  • Distance: 181.6 km
  • Duration: 3h 54m

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

You can take a train from Amsterdam to Tongeren via Anvers-Central / Antwerpen-Centraal and Hasselt in around 4h 9m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Amsterdam, Amsterdam Bijlmer to Maastricht every 4 hours. Tickets cost 12€ - 16€ and the journey takes 3h.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Brussels
Ave. Duration
46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 350€
Train operators
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 21m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
22€ - 50€
Website
NS
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Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
22€ - 30€
1st Class
35€ - 50€
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 Hasselt
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
10€ - 16€
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
10€ - 16€
1st Class
16€ - 24€
Train from Brussels Airport-Zaventem to Hasselt
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
19€ - 21€
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
19€ - 21€
1st Class
26€ - 30€
Bus operators
De Lijn
Phone
070 220 200
Email
delijn
Website
delijn.be
Bus from Maastricht Station perron D to Tongeren Station
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
3€
Website
De Lijn
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, Amsterdam Bijlmer to Maastricht
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
12€ - 16€
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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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 Tongeren bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Maastricht station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Amsterdam to Tongeren is 220 km. It takes approximately 2h 24m to drive from Amsterdam to Tongeren.

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KLM offers flights from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Brussels Airport.

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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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