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

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Train  •  5h 34m

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

58€ - 83€

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Bus, line 40 bus, line 51 bus  •  9h 21m

  1. Take the bus from Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Bruges 802
  2. Take the bus from Brugge Station perron 7 to Torhout Station perron 3 74 / ...
  3. Take the line 40 bus from Torhout Station perron 4 to Ieper Station perron 6 40
  4. Take the line 51 bus from Ieper Station perron 2 to Watou Markt 51

21€ - 27€

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Train via Antwerp  •  5h 34m

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

34€ - 83€

Bus, train  •  11h 38m

  1. Take the bus from Amsterdam to Gent - Eurolines
  2. Take the train from Gand-Dampoort / Gent-Dampoort to Ypres / Ieper Ic

Drive  •  3h 9m

  1. Drive from Amsterdam to Watou 310.6 km

40€ - 65€

Fly, train  •  7h 1m

  1. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Brussels (BRU) AMS - BRU
  2. Take the train from Brussels Airport-Zaventem to Courtrai / Kortrijk
  3. Take the train from Courtrai / Kortrijk to Poperinge

80€ - 247€

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The cheapest way to get from Amsterdam to Watou is to bus and line 40 bus and line 51 bus which costs 20€ - 28€ and takes 9h 21m.

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The quickest way to get from Amsterdam to Watou is to drive which costs 40€ - 65€ and takes 3h 9m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Amsterdam to Watou. However, there are services departing from Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk and arriving at Watou Markt via Brugge Station perron 7, Torhout Station perron 4 and Ieper Station perron 2. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9h 21m.

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The distance between Amsterdam and Watou is 230 km. The road distance is 310.6 km.

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The best way to get from Amsterdam to Watou without a car is to train which takes 5h 34m and costs 55€ - 85€.

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It takes approximately 5h 34m to get from Amsterdam to Watou, including transfers.

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Amsterdam to Watou bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk station.

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The best way to get from Amsterdam to Watou is to train which takes 5h 34m and costs 55€ - 85€. Alternatively, you can bus and line 40 bus and line 51 bus, which costs 20€ - 28€ and takes 9h 21m.

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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 Watou bus services, operated by De Lijn, arrive at Watou Markt station.

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Map of how to get from Amsterdam to Watou.
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  • Distance: 230.1 km
  • Duration: 5h 34m

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

You can take a train from Amsterdam to Watou via Anvers-Central / Antwerpen-Centraal, Poperinge, and Poperinge Station perron 3 in around 5h 34m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Amsterdam to Watou via Bruges, Brugge Station perron 7, Torhout Station perron 4, and Ieper Station perron 2 in around 9h 21m.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Brussels
Ave. Duration
46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 440€
Train operators
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Anvers-Central
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
40€ - 60€
Website
Thalys
2nd Class
40€ - 60€
1st Class
60€ - 85€
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Antwerpen-Centraal
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
40€ - 60€
Website
Thalys
2nd Class
40€ - 60€
1st Class
60€ - 85€
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
belgiantrain.be
Train from Anvers-Central / Antwerpen-Centraal to Poperinge
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
13€ - 20€
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
13€ - 20€
1st Class
21€ - 30€
Train from Gand-Dampoort / Gent-Dampoort to Ypres / Ieper
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
8€ - 13€
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
8€ - 13€
1st Class
13€ - 20€
Train from Brussels Airport-Zaventem to Courtrai / Kortrijk
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
20€ - 22€
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
20€ - 22€
1st Class
28€ - 32€
Train from Courtrai / Kortrijk to Poperinge
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
6€ - 9€
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
6€ - 9€
1st Class
9€ - 14€
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 Antwerpen-Centraal
Ave. Duration
1h 51m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
18€ - 45€
Website
NS
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Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
18€ - 25€
1st Class
29€ - 45€
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 Bruges
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
15€ - 19€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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 Bruges
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
11€ - 15€
Website
Blablabus
De Lijn
Phone
070 220 200
Email
delijn
Website
delijn.be
Bus from Brugge Station perron 7 to Torhout Station perron 3
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
3€
Website
De Lijn
Bus from Torhout Station perron 4 to Ieper Station perron 6
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
3€
Website
De Lijn
Bus from Ieper Station perron 2 to Watou Markt
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
3€
Website
De Lijn
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
belgiantrain.be
Bus from Bruges / Brugge to Torhout
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
Starbus
Phone
+34 (0) 963 49 67 67
Email
comercial@starbus.es
Website
starbus.es
Bus from Amsterdam to Gent - Eurolines
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
Frequency
3 times a week
Schedules at
starbus.es

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Yes, the driving distance between Amsterdam to Watou is 311 km. It takes approximately 3h 9m to drive from Amsterdam to Watou.

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KLM offers flights from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Brussels Airport.

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There are 402+ hotels available in Watou. Prices start at 70€ per night.

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The best way to get from Amsterdam to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport is to train which takes 18 min and costs 6€ - 13€.

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