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

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Train  •  3h 4m

  1. Take the train from Lokeren to Anvers-Central / Antwerpen-Centraal Ic / ...
  2. Take the train from Antwerpen-Centraal to Amsterdam Centraal Intercity direct / ...

$29 - $49

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Bus  •  5h 32m

  1. Take the bus from Ghent to Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk N814 / ...

$15 - $24

3 alternative options

Train via Roosendaal  •  4h 9m

  1. Take the train from Antwerpen-Berchem to Roosendaal Stoptrein / ...
  2. Take the train from Roosendaal to Amsterdam Centraal Intercity

$32 - $54

Drive  •  1h 59m

  1. Drive from Lokeren to Amsterdam 124.2 miles

$30 - $45

Train, fly  •  3h 21m

  1. Take the train from Lokeren to Anvers-Berchem / Antwerpen-Berchem
  2. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) BRU - AMS

$65 - $263

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The cheapest way to get from Lokeren to Amsterdam is to bus which costs 13€ - 22€ and takes 5h 32m.

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The quickest way to get from Lokeren to Amsterdam is to drive which costs 26€ - 40€ and takes 1h 59m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Lokeren to Amsterdam. However, there are services departing from Lokeren Markt and arriving at Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk via Ghent. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 32m.

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No, there is no direct train from Lokeren to Amsterdam. However, there are services departing from Lokeren and arriving at Amsterdam Centraal via Antwerpen-Centraal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 4m.

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The distance between Lokeren and Amsterdam is 154 km. The road distance is 198.7 km.

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The best way to get from Lokeren to Amsterdam without a car is to train which takes 3h 4m and costs 24€ - 45€.

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It takes approximately 3h 4m to get from Lokeren to Amsterdam, including transfers.

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Lokeren to Amsterdam bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Ghent station.

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Lokeren to Amsterdam train services, operated by Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB), depart from Lokeren station.

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The best way to get from Lokeren to Amsterdam is to train which takes 3h 4m and costs 24€ - 45€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 13€ - 22€ and takes 5h 32m.

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Map of how to get from Lokeren to Amsterdam.
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  • Distance: 96.3 miles
  • Duration: 3h 4m

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

You can take a train from Lokeren to Amsterdam via Anvers-Central / Antwerpen-Centraal and Antwerpen-Centraal in around 3h 4m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Lokeren to Amsterdam every 4 hours. Tickets cost $12 - $21 and the journey takes 3h 50m.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Brussels to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $480
Train operators
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
belgiantrain.be
Train from Lokeren to Anvers-Central / Antwerpen-Centraal
Ave. Duration
33m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
belgiantrain.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$6 - $10
1st Class
$10 - $15
Train from Antwerpen-Berchem to Roosendaal
Ave. Duration
53m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
belgiantrain.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$6 - $10
1st Class
$10 - $15
Train from Lokeren to Anvers-Berchem / Antwerpen-Berchem
Ave. Duration
27m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
belgiantrain.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$6 - $10
1st Class
$10 - $15
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 Antwerpen-Centraal to Amsterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $40
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Roosendaal to Amsterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
1h 54m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Bus operators
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.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Ghent to Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $21
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Lokeren to Amsterdam is 199 km. It takes approximately 1h 59m to drive from Lokeren to Amsterdam.

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KLM offers flights from Brussels Airport to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport.

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