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

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Line 45 bus, train  •  3 h 32 min

  1. Take the line 45 bus from Genk Shopping Center perron 3 to Maastricht Station perron D 45
  2. Take the train from Maastricht to Amsterdam Centraal Intercity

$31 - $53

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Bus  •  5 h 2 min

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

$15 - $24

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Train  •  4 h 58 min

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

$39 - $65

Drive  •  2 h 2 min

  1. Drive from Genk to Amsterdam 120.6 miles

$29 - $45

Train, fly  •  3 h 56 min

  1. Take the train from Genk to Leuven
  2. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Amsterdam (AMS) BRU - AMS

$80 - $267

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No, there is no direct bus from Genk to Amsterdam. However, there are services departing from Genk Shopping Center perron 3 and arriving at Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk via Maastricht. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 2 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Genk to Amsterdam. However, there are services departing from Genk and arriving at Amsterdam Centraal via Hasselt and Antwerpen-Centraal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 58 min.

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The distance between Genk and Amsterdam is 162 km. The road distance is 193 km.

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The best way to get from Genk to Amsterdam without a car is to line 45 bus and train which takes 3 h 32 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 32 min to get from Genk to Amsterdam, including transfers.

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

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Genk to Amsterdam train services, operated by Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB), depart from Hasselt station.

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The best way to get from Genk to Amsterdam is to train which takes 4 h 58 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 5 h 2 min.

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

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

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Map of how to get from Genk to Amsterdam.
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  • Distance: 101.4 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 32 min

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

You can take a train from Genk to Amsterdam via Hasselt and Antwerpen-Centraal in around 4 h 58 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Genk to Amsterdam 4 times a day. Tickets cost $12 - $21 and the journey takes 3 h 15 min.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Brussels to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $480
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.

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Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Maastricht to Amsterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
2 h 24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$28 - $50
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Antwerpen-Centraal to Amsterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $40
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
b-rail.be
Train from Hasselt to Antwerpen-Centraal
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$12 - $18
1st Class
$19 - $28
Train from Genk to Leuven
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$9 - $14
1st Class
$14 - $21
Bus operators
De Lijn
Website
delijn.be
Bus from Genk Shopping Center perron 3 to Maastricht Station perron D
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
delijn.be
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Maastricht to Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $21
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Genk to Amsterdam train services, operated by Dutch Railways (NS), arrive at Amsterdam Centraal station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Genk to Amsterdam is 193 km. It takes approximately 2 h 2 min to drive from Genk to Amsterdam.

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KLM offers flights from Brussels Airport to Amsterdam Airport.

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