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There are 3 ways to get from Hulst to Antwerp by bus, train or car

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Recommended option

Line 22 bus, train  •  1h 8m

  1. Take the line 22 bus from Hulst Koolstraat to Sint-Niklaas Station perron 4 22 / ...
  2. Take the train from Saint-Nicolas / Sint-Niklaas to Anvers-Central / Antwerpen-Centraal Ic / ...

€6 - €10

Cheapest option

Line 22 bus, line 93 bus  •  1h 56m

  1. Take the line 22 bus from Hulst Busstation to Sint-Niklaas Station perron 4 22 / ...
  2. Take the line 93 bus from Sint-Niklaas Station perron 2 to Antwerpen Van Eedenplein 93 / ...

€3 - €6

1 alternative option

Drive  •  31 min

  1. Drive from Hulst to Antwerp 34.5 km

€4 - €7

Hulst to Antwerp by bus and train

The journey time between Hulst and Antwerp is around 1h 15m and covers a distance of around 44 km. The fastest journey normally takes 1h 6m. Operated by De Lijn and Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB), the Hulst to Antwerp service departs from Hulst Koolstraat and arrives in Anvers-Central / Antwerpen-Centraal. Typically 92 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
1h 15m
Fastest journey time:
1h 6m
Services per week:
92
Cheapest price:
€6
Carbon emissions:
3 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
07:09
Last service departs at:
20:17

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Hulst to Antwerp bus and train schedules

Bus services typically run at the following times each day These schedules are estimated
Estimated schedules: These schedules are estimated and based on typical services on an average day. Please check times and availability with the operator before travelling.
Netherlands → Belgium
Partially open

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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

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival and 10 day mandatory self quarantine
  • A negative result for COVID-19 is a condition for subsequent release from quarantine. It is tested in quarantine on days 1 and 7
This applies to arrivals from Netherlands
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
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  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival and 10 day mandatory self quarantine
  • A negative result for COVID-19 is a condition for subsequent release from quarantine. It is tested in quarantine on days 1 and 7
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  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
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Rules to follow in Belgium

1.5m

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Considerations leaving from Netherlands

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

Frequently Asked Questions


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
  • Further restrictions may be implemented at short notice

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

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

The social distance requirement in Antwerp 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, but conditions apply when returning to Netherlands from Belgium.

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Last updated: 16 Jun 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Hulst to Antwerp is to line 22 bus and line 93 bus which costs €2 - €6 and takes 1h 56m.

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The fastest way to get from Hulst to Antwerp is to drive. Taking this option will cost €4 - €7 and takes 31 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Hulst station to Antwerp. However, there are services departing from Hulst Busstation and arriving at Antwerpen Van Eedenplein via Sint-Niklaas Station perron 2. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 56m.

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The distance between Hulst and Antwerp is 25 km. The road distance is 34.5 km.

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The best way to get from Hulst to Antwerp without a car is to line 22 bus and train which takes 1h 8m and costs €5 - €10.

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It takes approximately 1h 8m to get from Hulst to Antwerp, including transfers.

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Hulst to Antwerp bus services, operated by De Lijn, depart from Hulst Busstation.

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Hulst to Antwerp bus services, operated by De Lijn, arrive at Antwerpen Van Eedenplein station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Hulst to Antwerp is 35 km. It takes approximately 31 min to drive from Hulst to Antwerp.

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There are 183+ hotels available in Antwerp. Prices start at €75 per night.

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Map of how to get from Hulst to Antwerp.
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  • Distance: 25.1 km
  • Duration: 1h 8m

What companies run services between Hulst, Zeeland, Netherlands and Antwerp, Belgium?

You can take a bus from Hulst to Antwerp via Sint-Niklaas Station perron 2 in around 1h 56m.

Train operators
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
belgiantrain.be
Train from Saint-Nicolas / Sint-Niklaas to Anvers-Central / Antwerpen-Centraal
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
€4 - €7
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
€4 - €7
1st Class
€7 - €11
Bus operators
De Lijn
Phone
070 220 200
Email
delijn
Website
delijn.be
Bus from Hulst Koolstraat to Sint-Niklaas Station perron 4
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€1 - €3
Website
De Lijn
m-ticket
€2
single ticket
€3
Bus from Hulst Busstation to Sint-Niklaas Station perron 4
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€1 - €3
Website
De Lijn
m-ticket
€2
single ticket
€3
Bus from Sint-Niklaas Station perron 2 to Antwerpen Van Eedenplein
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
€1 - €3
Website
De Lijn
m-ticket
€2
single ticket
€3

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