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There are 6 ways to get from Liège to Amsterdam by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  3h 20m

  1. Take the train from Maastricht to Amsterdam Centraal Intercity

27€ - 57€

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Bus via Amsterdam Duivendrecht  •  5h 45m

  1. Take the bus from Liège Train Station Guillemins Rue Varin to Amsterdam Duivendrecht Belgrade - Antwerpen - Amsterdam

14€ - 18€

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Bus  •  4h 45m

  1. Take the bus from Liège Guillemins to Amsterdam Sloterdijk K1959 / ...

17€ - 21€

Drive  •  2h 45m

  1. Drive from Liège to Amsterdam 235 km

29€ - 45€

Train to Brussels, fly  •  3h 17m

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

68€ - 266€

Train, train to Dusseldorf, fly  •  4h 11m

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

100€ - 402€

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International entry into Netherlands from Belgium

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Belgium
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Allowed for: Citizens and permanent residents of Netherlands, as well as residents from EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Andorra, Monaco, San Marino, Vatican, Australia, New Zealand, Rwanda, South Korea, Thailand, Aruba, Bonaire, Saint Eustatius and Saba, Cyprus, Singapore, United Kingdom and Sint Maarten

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Conditions of entry into Netherlands from Belgium

  • 10-day mandatory quarantine and a negative COVID-19 test issued at most 1 days before arrival
  • A negative result for COVID-19 is a condition to end the quarantine obligation earlier. It is tested in quarantine on day 5
This applies to arrivals from Belgium
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  • 10-day mandatory quarantine and a negative COVID-19 test issued at most 1 days before arrival
This doesn’t apply to citizens and permanent residents of Australia, New Zealand, Rwanda, Singapore, South Korea, Thailand, Sint Maarten, Iceland, Bonaire, Saint Eustatius and Saba and Portugal
  • A negative result for COVID-19 is a condition to end the quarantine obligation earlier. It is tested in quarantine on day 5
This doesn’t apply to citizens and permanent residents of Australia, New Zealand, Rwanda, Singapore, South Korea, Thailand, Bonaire, Saint Eustatius and Saba, Sint Maarten, Iceland and Portugal

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Rules to follow in Netherlands

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Yes, but conditions apply when entering Netherlands 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
  • Nationwide control measures in place

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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: 3 May 2021
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Questions & Answers

The most affordable way to get from Liège to Amsterdam is to bus via Amsterdam Duivendrecht, which costs 14€ - 19€ and takes 5h 45m.

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The quickest way to get from Liège to Amsterdam is to drive which costs 29€ - 45€ and takes 2h 45m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Liège Guillemins and arriving at Amsterdam Sloterdijk. Services depart six times a week, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4h 45m.

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No, there is no direct train from Liège to Amsterdam. However, there are services departing from Liege-Guillemins and arriving at Amsterdam Centraal via Maastricht. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 20m.

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The distance between Liège and Amsterdam is 199 km. The road distance is 235 km.

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The best way to get from Liège to Amsterdam without a car is to train which takes 3h 20m and costs 27€ - 60€.

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It takes approximately 3h 20m to get from Liège to Amsterdam, including transfers.

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Liège to Amsterdam bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Liège Guillemins station.

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Liège to Amsterdam train services, operated by Dutch Railways (NS), depart from Maastricht station.

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The best way to get from Liège to Amsterdam is to train which takes 3h 20m and costs 27€ - 60€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 17€ - 21€ and takes 4h 45m.

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  • Distance: 199.1 km
  • Duration: 3h 20m

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

Dutch Railways (NS) operates a train from Maastricht to Amsterdam Centraal hourly. Tickets cost 22€ - 50€ and the journey takes 2h 24m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Liège Guillemins to Amsterdam Sloterdijk 6 times a week. Tickets cost 17€ - 21€ and the journey takes 4h 45m.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Brussels to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 480€
Flights from Dusseldorf to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 410€
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.

Contact Details
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Maastricht to Amsterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
2h 24m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
22€ - 50€
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
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Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
22€ - 30€
1st Class
35€ - 50€
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
belgiantrain.be
Train from Liège-Guillemins / Luik-Guillemins to Louvain / Leuven
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
8€ - 12€
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
8€ - 12€
1st Class
12€ - 18€
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 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
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Liege-Guillemins to Koeln Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
Twice daily
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€
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 Rail
Phone
0800 2235546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Köln Hbf to Düsseldorf Flughafen
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
ABELLIO 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 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
3 times a day
Estimated price
35€ - 50€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
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 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Liège Guillemins to Amsterdam Sloterdijk
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
17€ - 21€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Lasta
Website
lasta.rs
Bus from Liège Train Station Guillemins Rue Varin to Amsterdam Duivendrecht
Ave. Duration
5h 26m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
12€ - 16€
Website
Lasta

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Liège to Amsterdam is 235 km. It takes approximately 2h 45m to drive from Liège to Amsterdam.

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KLM offers flights from Brussels Airport to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport.

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