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The cheapest trains from Amsterdam to Antwerp

Showing times and prices for Oct 21

Cheapest

39

Average

60

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

The average ticket from Amsterdam to Antwerp will cost around € 60 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only € 39.

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09:25AMAmsterdam Centraal1h51 11:16AMAntwerpen Centraal
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10:22AMAmsterdam Centraal1h54 12:16PMAntwerpen Centraal
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391One-way
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08:25AMAmsterdam Centraal1h51 10:16AMAntwerpen Centraal
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391One-way
10:15AMAmsterdam Centraal1h15 11:30AMAntwerpen Centraal
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09:15AMAmsterdam Centraal1h15 10:30AMAntwerpen Centraal
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Timetable Amsterdam to Antwerp

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08:15AMAmsterdam Centraal1h15 09:30AMAntwerpen Centraal
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08:25AMAmsterdam Centraal1h51 10:16AMAntwerpen Centraal
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09:15AMAmsterdam Centraal1h15 10:30AMAntwerpen Centraal
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10:15AMAmsterdam Centraal1h15 11:30AMAntwerpen Centraal
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10:22AMAmsterdam Centraal1h54 12:16PMAntwerpen Centraal
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Thu
Oct 21
39NS International
7Flixbus
Fri
Oct 22
39NS International
7Flixbus
Sat
Oct 23
29NS International | IC
9BlaBlaCar Bus
Sun
Oct 24
20NS International | IC
9BlaBlaCar Bus
Mon
Oct 25
39NS International
7Flixbus
Tue
Oct 26
39NS International
7BlaBlaCar Bus
Wed
Oct 27
20NS International
7BlaBlaCar Bus
Thu
Oct 28
20NS International
7BlaBlaCar Bus
Fri
Oct 29
26NS International
9Flixbus
Sat
Oct 30
26NS International
7Flixbus
Sun
Oct 31
26NS International
9Flixbus
Mon
Nov 1
20NS International
45BlaBlaCar Bus
Tue
Nov 2
20NS International
9BlaBlaCar Bus
Wed
Nov 3
20NS International
7BlaBlaCar Bus
Thu
Nov 4
20NS International
7BlaBlaCar Bus
Fri
Nov 5
26NS International
7Flixbus
Sat
Nov 6
67Thalys
7Flixbus
Sun
Nov 7
26NS International
7Flixbus
Mon
Nov 8
20NS International
7BlaBlaCar Bus
Tue
Nov 9
20NS International
7BlaBlaCar Bus

The fastest trains from Amsterdam to Antwerp

Showing times and prices for Oct 21

Fastest Journey

1 h 15 m

Average

1 h 33 m

Trains per day

6

Distance

133 km

Of the 6 trains that leave Amsterdam for Antwerp every day 5 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct trains cover the 133 km distance in an average of 1 h 33 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 1 h 15 m .

The slowest trains will take 1 h 54 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.

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08:15AMAmsterdam Centraal1h15 09:30AMAntwerpen Centraal
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981One-way
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10:15AMAmsterdam Centraal1h15 11:30AMAntwerpen Centraal
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731One-way
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09:15AMAmsterdam Centraal1h15 10:30AMAntwerpen Centraal
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731One-way
09:25AMAmsterdam Centraal1h51 11:16AMAntwerpen Centraal
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391One-way
08:25AMAmsterdam Centraal1h51 10:16AMAntwerpen Centraal
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Train Information to Antwerp from Amsterdam

distanceDistance82 miles (132 km)
durationAverage train duration1 h 48 min
priceAverage train ticket price€35 (€35)
frequencyTrain frequency5 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 5 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersNS International, Thalys or NS International | IC

Trains from Amsterdam to Antwerp cover the 82 miles (132 km) long route taking on average 1 h 48 min with our travel partners like NS International, Thalys or NS International | IC. Normally, there are 5 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around €35, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as €20. Travellers depart most frequently from Amsterdam Centraal and arrive in Antwerp.

Train companies

Train from Amsterdam to Antwerp with Thalys

Travel from Amsterdam to Antwerp from €20 with Omio’s train partners Thalys! You can find the best timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the most convenient journey for you.

Thalys

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Operator ticket policies for COVID

  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended
  • Pre-reservation / seat allocation
  • Verification of ticket with valid ID
  • Exceptions to waive change or cancellation fees policy
  • If a ticket is nonrefundable, a Thalys e-voucher can still be issued for a 15€ fee to passengers requesting a refund up to 30 days after the departure date.

Trains from Amsterdam to Antwerp

This is a very popular route, with about 30 departures from Amsterdam headed to Antwerp each day. Most services are direct, with journey times of between one and two hours between locations. Thalys and NS International operate the trains on this route, with an almost equal share of departures.

Amsterdam to Antwerp train times: daily departures

On weekdays approximately two trains per hour depart Amsterdam for Antwerp. The first train leaves at around 6.00 a.m., and the last service at about 9:30 p.m. There are normally 30 train services operating along this route every day. The frequency of departures over weekends is largely the same (except that the first departure is a little later in the morning). 

How long is the journey by train from Amsterdam to Antwerp?

Four of the 30 trains each weekday (and only one over weekend) require a transfer during the journey. These indirect routes take about two hours and 20 minutes to complete. The direct routes take between and one and two hours to complete the journey.

What are the departure and arrival stations for trains from Amsterdam to Antwerp?

Departure train station: all trains to Antwerp from Amsterdam leave from the Amsterdam Central station. The station has facilities for trams, buses and ferries outside, and is very well-served by public transport. The city centre is within walking distance for those looking to experience a slower pace. All modern facilities are available at the station, including many shops and restaurants as well as ATMs, toilets, waiting rooms and WiFi.

Arrival train station: trains arrive at the Antwerp Central Station, about three miles drive from the city centre, which should not take more than 10 minutes. The station is well serviced by trams, buses and taxis, and offers an ample variety of facilities. In 2009, the American magazine Newsweek chose this station as the world's fourth most beautiful; this was after renovations to accommodate high-speed trains. The renovations provided for the inclusion of an array of shops and restaurants. The station is, itself, one of Antwerp's tourist attractions.

Which train companies travel from Amsterdam to Antwerp?

Operators working this route are Thalys and NS International.

Thalys Trains: Amsterdam to Antwerp

Thalys operates 14 trips a day on trains from Amsterdam to Antwerp. All services are direct and take around one hour and 15 minutes to complete the journey.

NS International Trains: Amsterdam to Antwerp

NS International operates 14 direct trips each day on trains from Amsterdam to Antwerp, with two trips requiring transfers at Rotterdam. All of these trips take approximately two hours to complete.

Amsterdam to Antwerp trains: services on board

Different comfort levels are available by both operators, at different prices. Thalys offers three levels of comfort and NS offers two, including both first and second-class tickets.

Ordinarily, two pieces of luggage and one piece of hand luggage are allowed per passenger. Arrangements can be made to take extra bags, or unusual items such as bicycles (which must have the wheels removed and be properly packed) and pets. Pets must be caged or kept on a leash. No dangerous animals are allowed on board.

Assisted access is available for passengers with limited mobility and should be arranged beforehand.

How to find cheap train tickets from Amsterdam to Antwerp?

It is always best to book in advance to maximise your chances of finding and securing good deals. Also, try and plan for a period rather than specific days, allowing you to be flexible enough to catch the special deals. If you have time to spare, you can save yourself some cash by booking services that take a little longer or require a change on the route.

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FAQs
Is cross-border travel by train between Amsterdam, Netherlands and Antwerp, Belgium allowed?

Travel by train between Amsterdam, Netherlands and Antwerp, Belgium is: Fully open.

Is international entry into Antwerp from Amsterdam restricted?

International entry is allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Netherlands

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Belgium from Amsterdam?

Entry Requirements:

  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing

What are the safety rules to follow in Antwerp, Belgium?

The government of Belgium has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Physical distance required: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask required: Mandatory

The above information was last checked on 10/20/21. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train between Amsterdam and Antwerp closer to your date of departure here.

Do I need to quarantine when I return to Netherlands from Antwerp, Belgium?

The current restriction level for your return trip by train from Antwerp to Amsterdam is: Partially open

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Netherlands from Belgium?

Reentry to Netherlands is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Belgium

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Netherlands from Antwerp?

What are the entry requirements?

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
  • Health declaration required

What are the safety rules to follow in Amsterdam, Netherlands?

The government of Netherlands has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Physical distance: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask: Mandatory

Last verified on 10/20/21. We do our best to keep this information up to date, but regulations can change so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your Antwerp to Amsterdam train here.

How much does a cheap train between Amsterdam and Antwerp cost?
Looking to save money on your trip? Omio customers have found the cheapest train to Antwerp from Amsterdam for the next 7 days starting from €20  one way.
How much does the train from Amsterdam to Antwerp cost on average?
If you are looking to buy your train ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Amsterdam to Antwerp train to cost on average €35  one way.
What is the distance by train from Amsterdam to Antwerp?
When travelling this route you should expect the distance between Amsterdam and Antwerp via train to be approximately 82 miles (132 km).
How long is the train to Antwerp from Amsterdam?
On average the train from Amsterdam to Antwerp duration is 1 h 48 min  for the 82 miles (132 km) long trip, but the travel time can vary if you depart on weekends and holidays.
Which train station from Amsterdam to Antwerp do I depart from? Which Antwerp train station from Amsterdam do I arrive in?

When taking a train from Amsterdam, you have a couple of train stations you can depart from including Amsterdam Centraal and Amsterdam Sloterdijk. When you arrive in Antwerp, your train can arrive in train stations including Antwerp and Antwerp, Berchem Driekoningen.

Omio customers travelling this route book their trains from Amsterdam Centraal   to Antwerp.

Where is the Amsterdam train station located? Where is the Antwerp train station located?

Passengers board their train most frequently from Amsterdam Centraal and travel around 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city centre to this train station.

Passengers travelling this route most often arrive at Antwerp and need to travel approximately 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the train station to the city centre in Antwerp.

Which train companies can get me from Amsterdam to Antwerp?
For the trip from Amsterdam to Antwerp you can take a train with NS International, Thalys or NS International | IC. Be sure to check out all possible train providers that offer services between Amsterdam and Antwerp on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
Are there any Amsterdam to Antwerp direct train services?
Yes, there are 5 direct trains per day from Amsterdam to Antwerp, and you can find a direct train for this journey with Thalys or NS International  on Omio. It's worth paying attention to when you buy your train ticket as direct services tend to offer more convenience and save you time getting to your destination.
How many train services per day are there from Amsterdam to Antwerp?
On average, there are 5 trains a day from Amsterdam to Antwerp. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
What are the first and last departure train times from Amsterdam to Antwerp?
The earliest train departing from Amsterdam to Antwerp leaves at 06: 25. The last train departing from Amsterdam to Antwerp leaves at 11: 04. You can find the latest Amsterdam to Antwerp train timetable on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.
How early should I book train tickets from Amsterdam to Antwerp to score the best deals?
You can find a train from Amsterdam to Antwerp to cost on average €35 one way if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend buying train tickets in advance to score the best deals and save money on your trip. You’ll see tickets for the Amsterdam to Antwerp train generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.
Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Amsterdam
Antwerp
Amsterdam Centraal
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Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is within walking distance of the city centre and is connected to other parts of the city by public transport.<br>Metro lines 51, 52, 53, 54<br>Bus lines 18, 21, 22, 32, 33, 34, 35, 42, 43<br>Tram lines 1, 2, 4, 5, 9, 13, 16, 17, 24, 26
How long does it take to get from the train station to the city centre?
This station is a 5-10 minute walk from the city centre.
Amsterdam Sloterdijk
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