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There are 6 ways to get from Herstal to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport (AMS) by train, plane, bus or car

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Train to Brussels, fly

  1. Take the train from Liège-Guillemins / Luik-Guillemins to Louvain / Leuven
  2. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS)

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Maastricht to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport

Train, train to Dusseldorf, fly

  1. Take the train from Liège-Guillemins to Köln Hbf
  2. Take the train from Koeln Hbf to Duesseldorf Flughafen
  3. Fly from Dusseldorf (DUS) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS)

Line 78 bus, train

  1. Take the line 78 bus from HERSTAL Rue Marexhe to MAASTRICHT Station
  2. Take the train from Maastricht to Utrecht Centraal
  3. Take the train from Utrecht Centraal to Schiphol Airport

Train

  1. Take the train from Liège-Guillemins / Luik-Guillemins to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
  2. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Schiphol Airport

Drive

  1. Drive from Herstal to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport (AMS)

Herstal to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport (AMS) by bus and train

The journey time between Herstal and Amsterdam Schiphol Airport (AMS) is around 3h 51m and covers a distance of around 252 km. This includes an average layover time of around 37 min. The fastest journey normally takes 3h 39m. Operated by TEC Liège - Verviers and Dutch Railways (NS), the Herstal to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport (AMS) service departs from HERSTAL Rue Marexhe and arrives in Schiphol Airport. Typically 38 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
3h 14m
Layover time:
37 min
Total time:
3h 51m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
3h 39m
Journey distance:
252 km
Services per week:
38
Cheapest price:
-
Carbon emissions:
15 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
07:39
Last service departs at:
17:44

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Herstal to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport (AMS) bus and train schedules

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Yes, entry into Netherlands is currently allowed from Belgium.

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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
  • Further restrictions may be implemented at short notice

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Amsterdam Schiphol Airport (AMS) is 1351.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Amsterdam Schiphol Airport (AMS) is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Amsterdam Schiphol Airport (AMS) is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 1351.

No, but conditions apply when returning to Belgium from Netherlands.

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The cheapest way to get from Herstal to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport (AMS) is to bus which costs €13 - €17 and takes 5h 20m.

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The quickest way to get from Herstal to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport (AMS) is to drive which costs €30 - €45 and takes 2h 43m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Herstal to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport (AMS). However, there are services departing from HERSTAL Rue Marexhe and arriving at Amsterdam Schiphol Airport via Maastricht. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 20m.

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No, there is no direct train from Herstal to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport (AMS). However, there are services departing from Herstal and arriving at Schiphol Airport via Liège-Guillemins / Luik-Guillemins and Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 59m.

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The distance between Herstal and Amsterdam Schiphol Airport (AMS) is 192 km. The road distance is 241.6 km.

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The best way to get from Herstal to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport (AMS) without a car is to line 78 bus and train which takes 3h 49m and costs .

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It takes approximately 3h 27m to get from Herstal to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport (AMS), including transfers.

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Herstal to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport (AMS) bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Maastricht station.

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Herstal to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport (AMS) train services, operated by Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB), depart from Liège-Guillemins / Luik-Guillemins station.

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The best way to get from Herstal to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport (AMS) is to train which takes 3h 59m and costs €70 - €220. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €13 - €17 and takes 5h 20m.

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Map of how to get from Herstal to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport (AMS).
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  • Distance: 192.4 km
  • Duration: 3h 27m

What companies run services between Herstal, Belgium and Amsterdam Schiphol Airport (AMS), Netherlands?

You can take a train from Herstal to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport (AMS) via Liège-Guillemins / Luik-Guillemins and Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi in around 3h 59m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Maastricht to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport once daily. Tickets cost €13 - €17 and the journey takes 3h 30m.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Brussels to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €420
Flights from Dusseldorf to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €350
Train operators
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
belgiantrain.be
Train from Liège-Guillemins / Luik-Guillemins to Louvain / Leuven
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€8 - €12
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
€8 - €12
1st Class
€12 - €18
Train from Liège-Guillemins / Luik-Guillemins to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€10 - €15
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
€10 - €15
1st Class
€16 - €24
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It offers many different types of rail transportation, including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Liege-Guillemins to Louvain
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€20 - €29
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Liege-Guillemins to Koeln Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€28 - €40
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Koeln Hbf to Duesseldorf Flughafen
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€17 - €24
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Liege-Guillemins to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€25 - €35
Website
Deutsche Bahn
DB Fernverkehr AG
Website
delfi.de
Train from Liège-Guillemins to Köln Hbf
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
delfi.de
Train from Köln Hbf to D-Flughafen Bf
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Schedules at
delfi.de
Train from Liège-Guillemins to Bruxelles Midi
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
delfi.de
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Liege-Guillemins to Koeln Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€50 - €95
Website
Thalys
Standard
€50 - €70
Comfort
€60 - €80
Premium
€70 - €95
Train from Koeln Hbf to Duesseldorf Flughafen
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
€40 - €75
Website
Thalys
Standard
€40 - €55
Comfort
€50 - €70
Premium
€50 - €75
Train from Liege-Guillemins to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€45 - €90
Website
Thalys
Standard
€45 - €65
Comfort
€60 - €80
Premium
€65 - €90
Train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Schiphol Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€60 - €120
Website
Thalys
Standard
€60 - €85
Comfort
€70 - €95
Premium
€85 - €120
National Express
Phone
0221 13 999 444
Website
nationalexpress.de
Train from Koeln Hbf to Duesseldorf Flughafen
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€11 - €14
Website
National Express Rail
Abellio
Phone
0800 223 5546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Koeln Hbf to Duesseldorf Flughafen
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Abellio
ABELLIO Rail
Phone
0800 2235546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Köln Hbf to Düsseldorf Flughafen
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
ABELLIO Rail
ABELLIO Rail NRW GmbH
Phone
0800 223 5546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Köln Hbf to D-Flughafen Bf
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Abellio NRW
Deutsche Bahn Intercity

Deutsche Bahn’s high-speed InterCity (IC) trains connect cities within Germany. They’re a popular way to travel as they’re faster than Deutsche Bahn’s regional trains and offer a frequent, fast service. All IC trains have first and second class carriages, power sockets and toilets, and most have a bistro cafe or restaurant. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Koeln Hbf to Duesseldorf Flughafen
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€35 - €50
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
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 Maastricht to Utrecht Centraal
Ave. Duration
1h 56m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€19 - €45
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€19 - €27
1st Class
€30 - €45
Train from Utrecht Centraal to Schiphol Airport
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
€8 - €19
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€8 - €12
1st Class
€14 - €19
Sncb
Website
delfi.de
Train from Liège-Guillemins to Bruxelles Midi
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
Frequency
3 times a week
Schedules at
delfi.de
Bus operators
TEC Liège - Verviers
Phone
+32 43 61 94 44
Email
info.bw@letec.be
Website
letec.be
Bus from HERSTAL Rue Marexhe to MAASTRICHT Station
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Website
TEC Liège - Verviers
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 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Maastricht to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€13 - €17
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.
For more information, please visit this page

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The quickest flight from Brussels Airport to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport is the direct flight which takes 50 min.

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Herstal to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport (AMS) bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Amsterdam Schiphol Airport station.

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Herstal to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport (AMS) train services, operated by Thalys, arrive at Schiphol Airport station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Herstal to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport (AMS) is 242 km. It takes approximately 2h 43m to drive from Herstal to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport (AMS).

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KLM offers flights from Brussels Airport to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport.

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