There are 5 ways to get from Heerlen to Antwerp by train, bus or car

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Train  •  3 h 16 min

  1. Take the train from Heerlen to Eindhoven
  2. Take the train from Eindhoven to Breda
  3. Take the train from Breda to Antwerpen-Centraal

$33 - $61

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Bus FlixBus  •  4 h 1 min

  1. Take the bus from Heerlen to Maastricht Stopbus i.p.v. trein / ...
  2. Take the bus from Maastricht to Antwerp N158

$11 - $17

3 alternative options

Bus, train  •  4 h 22 min

  1. Take the bus from Maastricht Station perron D to Hasselt Station perron 10 20a / ...
  2. Take the train from Hasselt to Antwerpen-Centraal Ic / ...

$14 - $21

Bus Eurolines DE  •  4 h 54 min

  1. Take the bus from Heerlen, Theater to Aachen, Hauptbahnhof 44
  2. Take the bus from Aachen Hauptbahnhof to Antwerpen

$44 - $65

Drive  •  1 h 13 min

  1. Drive from Heerlen to Antwerp 78.4 miles

$19 - $28

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No, there is no direct bus from Heerlen to Antwerp. However, there are services departing from Heerlen and arriving at Antwerp via Maastricht. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 1 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Heerlen to Antwerp. However, there are services departing from Heerlen and arriving at Antwerpen-Centraal via Eindhoven and Breda. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 16 min.

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The distance between Heerlen and Antwerp is 116 km. The road distance is 125.4 km.

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The best way to get from Heerlen to Antwerp without a car is to train which takes 3 h 16 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 16 min to get from Heerlen to Antwerp, including transfers.

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Heerlen to Antwerp bus services, operated by Arriva NL, depart from Heerlen station.

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Heerlen to Antwerp train services, operated by Dutch Railways (NS), depart from Heerlen station.

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The best way to get from Heerlen to Antwerp is to train which takes 3 h 16 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 4 h 1 min.

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

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Heerlen to Antwerp train services, operated by Dutch Railways (NS), arrive at Antwerpen-Centraal station.

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Map of how to get from Heerlen to Antwerp.
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  • Distance: 72.8 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 16 min

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

You can take a train from Heerlen to Antwerp via Eindhoven and Breda in around 3 h 16 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Heerlen to Antwerp via Maastricht in around 4 h 1 min.

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 Heerlen to Eindhoven
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $25
Website
ns.nl
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eurail.com
Train from Eindhoven to Breda
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $18
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Breda to Antwerpen-Centraal
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $18
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
Bus operators
Arriva NL
Website
arriva.nl
Bus from Heerlen to Maastricht
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Website
arriva.nl
Bus from Heerlen, Theater to Aachen, Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
arriva.nl
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 Antwerp
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$6 - $11
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Maastricht to Hasselt
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
flixbus.co.uk
De Lijn
Website
delijn.be
Bus from Maastricht Station perron D to Hasselt Station perron 10
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
delijn.be
ASEAG
Phone
0241 1688-3040
Website
aseag.de
Bus from Heerlen, Theater to Aachen, Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
aseag.de
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Aachen Hauptbahnhof to Antwerpen
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
eurolines.de

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Yes, the driving distance between Heerlen to Antwerp is 125 km. It takes approximately 1 h 13 min to drive from Heerlen to Antwerp.

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