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There are 5 ways to get from Sint-Niklaas to Utrecht by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  2h 51m

  1. Take the train from Saint-Nicolas / Sint-Niklaas to Anvers-Central / Antwerpen-Centraal Ic / ...
  2. Take the train from Anvers-Central to Rotterdam Centraal
  3. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to Utrecht Centraal

€60 - €121

Cheapest option

Train, bus  •  3h 31m

  1. Take the train from Anvers-Central / Antwerpen-Centraal to Breda Ic
  2. Take the bus from Breda, Centraal Station to Utrecht, CS Jaarbeurszijde 401

€24 - €29

3 alternative options

Bus  •  5h 20m

  1. Take the bus from Hulst, Busstation to Breda, Station 19
  2. Take the bus from Breda, Centraal Station to Utrecht, CS Jaarbeurszijde 401

€26 - €30

Drive  •  1h 43m

  1. Drive from Sint-Niklaas to Utrecht 156.8 km

€19 - €29

Fly, train  •  3h 39m

  1. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) BRU - AMS
  2. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Utrecht Centraal

€64 - €228

Sint-Niklaas to Utrecht by train

The train journey time between Sint-Niklaas and Utrecht is around 2h 17m and covers a distance of around 174 km. The fastest train normally takes 2h 12m. Operated by Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB), Thalys and Dutch Railways (NS), the Sint-Niklaas to Utrecht train service departs from Saint-Nicolas / Sint-Niklaas and arrives in Utrecht Centraal. Typically 40 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
2h 17m
Fastest train time:
2h 12m
Trains per week:
40
Cheapest price:
€60
Carbon emissions:
9 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
10:00
Last train departs at:
22:00

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Sint-Niklaas to Utrecht train schedules

Belgium → Netherlands
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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, Aruba, Australia, Bonaire, Saint Eustatius and Saba, Cyprus, Israel, Japan, Monaco, New Zealand, Rwanda, San Marino, Singapore, Sint Maarten, South Korea, Thailand, United Kingdom and Vatican

Restricted for: Foreign nationals from outside EU Schengen Area with the above exceptions. Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guyana, India, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, South Africa, Suriname, Uruguay and Venezuela are also restricted

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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 Aruba, Australia, Austria, Bonaire, Saint Eustatius and Saba, Bulgaria, Croatia, Curaçao, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Finland, Germany, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Malta, New Zealand, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Rwanda, San Marino, Singapore, Sint Maarten, Slovakia, South Korea, Thailand and Vatican
  • 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 Aruba, Australia, Austria, Bonaire, Saint Eustatius and Saba, Bulgaria, Curaçao, Czech Republic, Finland, Germany, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Luxembourg, Malta, New Zealand, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Rwanda, San Marino, Singapore, Sint Maarten, Slovakia, South Korea, Thailand and Vatican

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Rules to follow in Netherlands

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Mandatory

Considerations leaving from Belgium

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

Frequently Asked Questions


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 Utrecht is 1351.

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

The social distance requirement in Utrecht 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.

See options for return travel.

Last updated: 16 Jun 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Sint-Niklaas to Utrecht is to drive which costs €19 - €29 and takes 1h 43m.

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The quickest way to get from Sint-Niklaas to Utrecht is to drive which costs €19 - €29 and takes 1h 43m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Sint-Niklaas to Utrecht. However, there are services departing from Sint-Niklaas Slachthuisstraat and arriving at Utrecht, CS Jaarbeurszijde via Hulst, Busstation and Breda, Centraal Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 20m.

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No, there is no direct train from Sint-Niklaas to Utrecht. However, there are services departing from Saint-Nicolas / Sint-Niklaas and arriving at Utrecht Centraal via Anvers-Central and Rotterdam Centraal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 51m.

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The distance between Sint-Niklaas and Utrecht is 123 km. The road distance is 156.8 km.

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The best way to get from Sint-Niklaas to Utrecht without a car is to train which takes 2h 51m and costs €60 - €130.

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It takes approximately 2h 51m to get from Sint-Niklaas to Utrecht, including transfers.

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Sint-Niklaas to Utrecht bus services, operated by Connexxion, depart from Hulst, Busstation.

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Sint-Niklaas to Utrecht train services, operated by Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB), depart from Saint-Nicolas / Sint-Niklaas station.

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The best way to get from Sint-Niklaas to Utrecht is to train which takes 2h 51m and costs €60 - €130. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €25 - €30 and takes 5h 20m.

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Map of how to get from Sint-Niklaas to Utrecht.
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  • Distance: 123.1 km
  • Duration: 2h 51m

What companies run services between Sint-Niklaas, Belgium and Utrecht, Netherlands?

You can take a train from Sint-Niklaas to Utrecht via Anvers-Central and Rotterdam Centraal in around 2h 51m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Sint-Niklaas to Utrecht via Hulst Busstation, Hulst, Busstation, Breda, Station, and Breda, Centraal Station in around 5h 20m.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Brussels to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €330
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
Train from Anvers-Central / Antwerpen-Centraal to Breda
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€7 - €10
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
€7 - €10
1st Class
€10 - €16
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Anvers-Central to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€45 - €90
Website
Thalys
Standard
€45 - €65
Comfort
€55 - €75
Premium
€60 - €90
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 Rotterdam Centraal to Utrecht Centraal
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€10 - €24
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€10 - €15
1st Class
€17 - €24
Train from Schiphol Airport to Utrecht Centraal
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
Bus operators
Bravo
Phone
0900-9292
Email
klantenservice@bravo.info
Website
bravo.info
Bus from Breda, Centraal Station to Utrecht, CS Jaarbeurszijde
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€12
Website
Bravo

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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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Sint-Niklaas to Utrecht bus services, operated by Bravo, arrive at Utrecht, CS Jaarbeurszijde station.

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Sint-Niklaas to Utrecht train services, operated by Dutch Railways (NS), arrive at Utrecht Centraal station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Sint-Niklaas to Utrecht is 157 km. It takes approximately 1h 43m to drive from Sint-Niklaas to Utrecht.

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