There are 5 ways to get from Utrecht to Antwerp by train, bus, rideshare or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train  •  1 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Utrecht Centraal to Rotterdam Centraal Intercity
  2. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to Antwerpen-Centraal Thalys / ...

$40 - $67

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Bus Ouibus  •  2 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Utrecht to Antwerp Ouibus / ...

$4 - $12

3 alternative options

Bus Bravo  •  3 h 2 min

  1. Take the bus from Utrecht, Centraal Jaarbeursplein to Breda, Centraal Station 401
  2. Take the bus from Breda, Station to Antwerpen, Noorderplaats 19

$17 - $20

Rideshare  •  1 h 43 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Utrecht to Antwerp 77.5 miles

$10

Drive  •  1 h 15 min

  1. Drive from Utrecht to Antwerp 78.2 miles

$19 - $28

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Utrecht and arriving at Antwerp. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 10 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Utrecht to Antwerp. However, there are services departing from Utrecht Centraal and arriving at Antwerpen-Centraal via Rotterdam Centraal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 45 min.

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The distance between Utrecht and Antwerp is 109 km. The road distance is 125.2 km.

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The best way to get from Utrecht to Antwerp without a car is to train which takes 1 h 45 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 1 h 45 min to get from Utrecht to Antwerp, including transfers.

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Utrecht to Antwerp bus services, operated by Ouibus, depart from Utrecht station.

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Utrecht to Antwerp train services, operated by Dutch Railways (NS), depart from Utrecht Centraal station.

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The best way to get from Utrecht to Antwerp is to train which takes 1 h 45 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 2 h 10 min.

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Utrecht to Antwerp bus services, operated by Ouibus, arrive at Antwerp station.

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Utrecht to Antwerp train services, operated by Thalys, arrive at Antwerpen-Centraal station.

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Map of how to get from Utrecht to Antwerp.
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  • Distance: 68 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 45 min

What companies run services between Utrecht, Netherlands and Antwerp, Belgium?

You can take a train from Utrecht to Antwerp via Rotterdam Centraal in around 1 h 45 min. Alternatively, Ouibus operates a bus from Utrecht to Antwerp once daily. Tickets cost $4 - $7 and the journey takes 2 h 10 min. FlixBus also services this route twice daily.

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 Utrecht Centraal to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $17
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Rotterdam Centraal to Antwerpen-Centraal
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$30 - $50
1st Class
$50 - $65
Bus operators
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 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
Bus from Utrecht to Antwerp
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
Ouibus
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Utrecht to Antwerp
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$7 - $12
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bravo
Phone
0900-9292
Email
klantenservice@bravo.info
Website
bravo.info
Bus from Utrecht, Centraal Jaarbeursplein to Breda, Centraal Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14
Website
bravo.info
Connexxion
Phone
0900 - 266 63 99
Website
connexxion.nl
Bus from Breda, Station to Antwerpen, Noorderplaats
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Schedules at
connexxion.nl
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Utrecht to Antwerp
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$10
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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Yes, the driving distance between Utrecht to Antwerp is 125 km. It takes approximately 1 h 15 min to drive from Utrecht to Antwerp.

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