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

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Train

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Anvers-Central
  2. Take the train from Anvers-Central to Louvain

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Bus, line 358 bus

  1. Take the bus from Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Brussels-North train station
  2. Take the line 358 bus from Brussel Noord opstaphalte to Leuven Station Perron 1

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Train via Roosendaal

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Roosendaal
  2. Take the train from Roosendaal to Antwerpen-Berchem
  3. Take the train from Anvers-Berchem to Louvain

Drive

  1. Drive from Amsterdam to Werchter

Fly, line 333 bus

  1. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Brussels (BRU)
  2. Take the line 333 bus from Leuven Station perron 11 to Werchter Hoekje

Amsterdam to Werchter by train and bus

85 Weekly Services
3h 31m Average Duration
€65 Cheapest Price
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Netherlands → Belgium
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International entry into Belgium from Netherlands

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Netherlands
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Conditions of entry into Belgium from Netherlands

  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 72 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 24 hours prior to arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
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  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 72 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 24 hours prior to arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
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Rules to follow in Belgium

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Mandatory

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Considerations leaving from Netherlands

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

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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
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Werchter is 800 14689.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Werchter is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Werchter is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 800 14689.

No, returning to Netherlands from Belgium is currently allowed.

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Last updated: 16 May 2022
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The cheapest way to get from Amsterdam to Werchter is to bus and line 358 bus which costs €14 - €21 and takes 5h.

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The quickest way to get from Amsterdam to Werchter is to drive which costs €29 - €45 and takes 2h 21m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Amsterdam to Werchter. However, there are services departing from Amsterdam Sloterdijk and arriving at Werchter Hoekje via Brussel Noord opstaphalte and Leuven Station perron 11. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h.

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The distance between Amsterdam and Werchter is 157 km. The road distance is 205.6 km.

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The best way to get from Amsterdam to Werchter without a car is to train which takes 3h 31m and costs €65 - €130.

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It takes approximately 3h 31m to get from Amsterdam to Werchter, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Amsterdam to Werchter is to train which takes 3h 31m and costs €65 - €130. Alternatively, you can bus and line 358 bus, which costs €14 - €21 and takes 5h.

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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 Werchter bus services, operated by De Lijn, arrive at Leuven Station Perron 1.

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Map of how to get from Amsterdam to Werchter.
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  • Distance: 156.7 km
  • Duration: 3h 31m

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

You can take a train from Amsterdam to Werchter via Anvers-Central, Louvain, and Leuven Station perron 11 in around 3h 31m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Amsterdam to Werchter via Brussels-North train station, Brussel Noord opstaphalte, Leuven Station Perron 1, and Leuven Station perron 11 in around 5h.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Brussels
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
€130 - €550
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 2 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 to Louvain
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€7 - €11
Website
Belgian Railways
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Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
€7 - €11
1st Class
€11 - €16
Train from Roosendaal to Antwerpen-Berchem
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€5 - €9
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
€5 - €9
1st Class
€8 - €13
Train from Anvers-Berchem to Louvain
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€7 - €10
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
€7 - €10
1st Class
€10 - €16
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 Roosendaal
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€16 - €40
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
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Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€16 - €23
1st Class
€27 - €40
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).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Brussels-North train station
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€12 - €15
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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De Lijn
Phone
070 220 200
Email
delijn
Website
delijn.be
Bus from Brussel Noord opstaphalte to Leuven Station Perron 1
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
€1 - €3
Website
De Lijn
m-ticket
€2
single ticket
€3
Bus from Leuven Station perron 11 to Werchter Hoekje
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€1 - €3
Website
De Lijn
m-ticket
€2
single ticket
€3

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Yes, the driving distance between Amsterdam to Werchter is 206 km. It takes approximately 2h 21m to drive from Amsterdam to Werchter.

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KLM offers flights from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Brussels Airport.

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There are 105+ hotels available in Werchter. Prices start at €87 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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