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

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Train

  1. Take the train from La Louviere- Centre to Bruxelles-Midi
  2. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Amsterdam Centraal

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Brussels-North train station to Amsterdam Sloterdijk

Train via Breda

  1. Take the train from La Louviere- Centre to Bruxelles-Nord
  2. Take the train from Bruxelles-Nord to Breda
  3. Take the train from Breda to Amsterdam Centraal

Drive

  1. Drive from La Louvière to Amsterdam

Train, fly

  1. Take the train from Braine-Le-Comte to Brussels Airport - Zaventem
  2. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS)

La Louvière to Amsterdam by train

The train journey time between La Louvière and Amsterdam is around 3h 29m and covers a distance of around 257 km. This includes an average layover time of around 51 min. Operated by Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB), Thalys and Eurostar, the La Louvière to Amsterdam train service departs from La Louviere- Centre and arrives in Amsterdam Centraal. Typically 62 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

62 Weekly Trains
3h 29m Average Duration
€67 Cheapest Price
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International entry into Netherlands from Belgium

  • Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Belgium
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Conditions of entry into Netherlands from Belgium

  • There are no current restrictions
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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
  • There are no current restrictions

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Amsterdam is 1351.

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

The social distance requirement in Amsterdam 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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Last updated: 23 May 2022
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The cheapest way to get from La Louvière to Amsterdam is to bus which costs €19 - €27 and takes 4h 44m.

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The quickest way to get from La Louvière to Amsterdam is to drive which costs €35 - €55 and takes 2h 43m.

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No, there is no direct train from La Louvière to Amsterdam. However, there are services departing from La Louviere- Centre and arriving at Amsterdam Centraal via Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 29m.

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The distance between La Louvière and Amsterdam is 215 km. The road distance is 254.1 km.

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The best way to get from La Louvière to Amsterdam without a car is to train which takes 3h 29m and costs €65 - €350.

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It takes approximately 3h 29m to get from La Louvière to Amsterdam, including transfers.

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La Louvière to Amsterdam train services, operated by Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB), depart from La Louviere- Centre station.

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The best way to get from La Louvière to Amsterdam is to train which takes 3h 29m and costs €65 - €350. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €19 - €27 and takes 4h 44m.

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

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Map of how to get from La Louvière to Amsterdam.
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  • Distance: 215.4 km
  • Duration: 3h 29m

What companies run services between La Louvière, Belgium and Amsterdam, Netherlands?

You can take a train from La Louvière to Amsterdam via Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi in around 3h 29m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Brussels-North train station to Amsterdam Sloterdijk hourly. Tickets cost €12 - €15 and the journey takes 2h 45m.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Brussels to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €550
Train operators
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
belgiantrain.be
Train from La Louviere- Centre to Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€6 - €10
Website
Belgian Railways
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Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
€6 - €10
1st Class
€9 - €14
Train from La Louviere- Centre to Bruxelles-Nord
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€6 - €10
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
€6 - €10
1st Class
€10 - €15
Train from Bruxelles-Nord to Breda
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€11 - €16
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
€11 - €16
1st Class
€16 - €24
Train from Braine-Le-Comte to Brussels Airport - Zaventem
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€12 - €14
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
€12 - €14
1st Class
€15 - €18
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Amsterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€60 - €130
Website
Thalys
Standard
€60 - €90
Comfort
€75 - €100
Premium
€90 - €130
Eurostar
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Contact Details
Phone
+44 343 218 6186
Website
eurostar.com
Train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Amsterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
1h 49m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€75 - €340
Website
Eurostar
Business Premier
€290 - €340
Standard
€75 - €95
Standard Premier
€120 - €160
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 7m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€14 - €35
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
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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 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Brussels-North train station to Amsterdam Sloterdijk
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€12 - €15
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.
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Yes, the driving distance between La Louvière to Amsterdam is 254 km. It takes approximately 2h 43m to drive from La Louvière to Amsterdam.

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KLM offers flights from Brussels Airport to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport.

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