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

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Train  •  1h 14m

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

55€ - 110€

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  2h 9m

  1. Take the rideshare from Antwerp to Amsterdam 158.1 km

10€

4 alternative options

Train via Breda  •  2h 1m

  1. Take the train from Anvers-Central / Antwerpen-Centraal to Breda Ic
  2. Take the train from Breda to Amsterdam Centraal Intercity direct

21€ - 45€

Bus  •  2h 15m

  1. Take the bus from Antwerp to Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk 802 / ...

10€ - 13€

Drive  •  1h 39m

  1. Drive from Antwerp to Amsterdam 160.5 km

21€ - 35€

Fly  •  2h 48m

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

84€ - 252€

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The cheapest way to get from Antwerp to Amsterdam is to rideshare which costs 10€ and takes 2h 9m.

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The quickest way to get from Antwerp to Amsterdam is to train which costs 55€ - 110€ and takes 1h 14m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Antwerp and arriving at Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk. Services depart every three hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2h 15m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Anvers-Central and arriving at Amsterdam Centraal. Services depart every two hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h 14m.

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The distance between Antwerp and Amsterdam is 133 km. The road distance is 160.5 km.

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The best way to get from Antwerp to Amsterdam without a car is to train which takes 1h 14m and costs 55€ - 110€.

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The train from Anvers-Central to Amsterdam Centraal takes 1h 14m including transfers and departs every two hours.

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

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Antwerp to Amsterdam train services, operated by Thalys, depart from Anvers-Central station.

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The best way to get from Antwerp to Amsterdam is to train which takes 1h 14m and costs 55€ - 110€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 10€ - 13€ and takes 2h 15m, you could also fly, which costs 80€ - 260€ and takes 2h 48m.

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Map of how to get from Antwerp to Amsterdam.
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  • Distance: 132.6 km
  • Duration: 1h 14m

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

Thalys operates a train from Anvers-Central to Amsterdam Centraal every 2 hours. Tickets cost 55€ - 110€ and the journey takes 1h 14m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Antwerp to Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk every 3 hours. Tickets cost 10€ - 13€ and the journey takes 2h 15m.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Brussels to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 420€
Train operators
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Anvers-Central to Amsterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
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 / Antwerpen-Centraal to Breda
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
7€ - 10€
Website
Belgian Railways
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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 Breda to Amsterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
14€ - 35€
Website
NS
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
14€ - 20€
1st Class
24€ - 35€
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 Antwerp to Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
10€ - 13€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

Blablacar is a popular ridesharing platform with 70 million users over 22 (mostly European) countries. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility, you’ll get to your destination often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait to be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Antwerp to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
2h 9m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
10€
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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The quickest flight from Brussels Airport to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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Antwerp to Amsterdam bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk station.

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Antwerp to Amsterdam train services, operated by Thalys, arrive at Amsterdam Centraal station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Antwerp to Amsterdam is 161 km. It takes approximately 1h 39m to drive from Antwerp to Amsterdam.

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KLM offers flights from Brussels Airport to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport.

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Book your Antwerp to Amsterdam train tickets online with Omio and Omio.

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Book your Antwerp to Amsterdam bus tickets online with Omio and FlixBus.

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There are 2186+ hotels available in Amsterdam. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Antwerp and Amsterdam. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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The best way to get from Antwerp to Brussels Airport is to train which takes 30 min and costs 17€ - 20€.

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