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There are 5 ways to get from The Hague to Antwerp by train, subway, night bus or car

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Train  •  1h 57m

  1. Take the train from Den Haag HS to Rotterdam Centraal Sprinter / ...
  2. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to Anvers-Central Thalys

€53 - €109

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Night bus  •  2h

  1. Take the night bus from The Hague to Antwerp Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk > The Hague > Hazeldonk - Pays Bas > Hazeldonk - Belgique > Antwerp > Sainte Aybert - Belgique > Sainte Aybert - France > Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine

€8 - €11

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Subway, train  •  2h 4m

  1. Take the subway from 's-Gravenhage, Den Haag Centraal to Rotterdam, Rotterdam Centraal E
  2. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to Anvers-Central Thalys

€47 - €92

Train via Roosendaal  •  2h 31m

  1. Take the train from Den Haag HS to Roosendaal Intercity
  2. Take the train from Roosendaal to Antwerpen-Centraal Stoptrein

€17 - €36

Drive  •  1h 26m

  1. Drive from The Hague to Antwerp 126.6 km

€15 - €23

The Hague to Antwerp by train

The train journey time between The Hague and Antwerp is around 1h 1m and covers a distance of around 116 km. The fastest train normally takes 1h 1m. Operated by Dutch Railways (NS) and Thalys, the The Hague to Antwerp train service departs from Den Haag HS and arrives in Anvers-Central. Typically 44 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
1h 1m
Fastest train time:
1h 1m
Trains per week:
44
Cheapest price:
€53
Carbon emissions:
6 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
07:29
Last train departs at:
19:29

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

The Hague to Antwerp train schedules

Netherlands → Belgium
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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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Allowed for: Citizens and permanent residents of Belgium, as well as residents from EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Andorra, Australia, Cyprus, Israel, Japan, Monaco, New Zealand, Rwanda, San Marino, Singapore, South Korea, Thailand and Vatican

Restricted for: Foreign nationals from outside EU Schengen Area with the above exceptions. Brazil, British Indian Ocean Territory and South Africa are also restricted

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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
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
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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
This doesn’t apply to citizens and permanent residents of Australia, Austria, Bulgaria, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Estonia, Finland, Germany, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Malta, Monaco, New Zealand, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Rwanda, San Marino, Singapore, Slovakia, South Korea and Vatican
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
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Rules to follow in Belgium

1.5m

Mandatory

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: 20 Jun 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from The Hague to Antwerp is to night bus which costs €8 - €11 and takes 2h.

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The fastest way to get from The Hague to Antwerp is to drive. Taking this option will cost €15 - €23 and takes 1h 26m.

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Yes, there is an overnight bus departing from The Hague and arriving at Antwerp. This bus operates every day. The journey takes approximately 2h.

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No, there is no direct train from The Hague to Antwerp. However, there are services departing from Den Haag HS and arriving at Anvers-Central via Rotterdam Centraal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 57m.

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The distance between The Hague and Antwerp is 96 km. The road distance is 126.6 km.

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The best way to get from The Hague to Antwerp without a car is to train which takes 1h 57m and costs €50 - €110.

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It takes approximately 1h 57m to get from The Hague to Antwerp, including transfers.

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The Hague to Antwerp bus services, operated by Blablabus, depart from The Hague station.

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The Hague to Antwerp train services, operated by Dutch Railways (NS), depart from Den Haag HS station.

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The Hague to Antwerp bus services, operated by Blablabus, arrive at Antwerp station.

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Map of how to get from The Hague to Antwerp.
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  • Distance: 95.8 km
  • Duration: 1h 57m

What companies run services between The Hague, Netherlands and Antwerp, Belgium?

You can take a train from The Hague to Antwerp via Rotterdam Centraal in around 1h 57m. Alternatively, Blablabus operates a vehicle from The Hague to Antwerp once daily. Tickets cost €8 - €11 and the journey takes 2h.

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 Den Haag HS to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
€8 - €19
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€8 - €12
1st Class
€13 - €19
Train from Den Haag HS to Roosendaal
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€12 - €28
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€12 - €17
1st Class
€20 - €28
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Rotterdam Centraal to Anvers-Central
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€45 - €90
Website
Thalys
Standard
€45 - €65
Comfort
€55 - €75
Premium
€60 - €90
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
belgiantrain.be
Train from Roosendaal to Antwerpen-Centraal
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€5 - €8
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
€5 - €8
1st Class
€8 - €13
Bus operators
Blablabus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 10 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Night bus from The Hague to Antwerp
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€8 - €11
Website
Blablabus

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The Hague to Antwerp train services, operated by Thalys, arrive at Anvers-Central station.

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Yes, the driving distance between The Hague to Antwerp is 127 km. It takes approximately 1h 26m to drive from The Hague to Antwerp.

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