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Cheap train tickets from Amsterdam to Antwerp

Showing times and prices for 14 Apr

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The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Amsterdam to Antwerp is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid travelling at rush hour.

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NS International
10:281h48
Amsterdam Centraal
12:16Antwerp-Central
£451One-way
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NS International
12:281h48
Amsterdam Centraal
14:16Antwerp-Central
£451One-way
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NS International
07:281h48
Amsterdam Centraal
09:16Antwerp-Central
£451One-way
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NS International
11:281h48
Amsterdam Centraal
13:16Antwerp-Central
£451One-way
0 changes
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NS International
06:281h48
Amsterdam Centraal
08:16Antwerp-Central
£451One-way
0 changes

Train timetableAmsterdam to Antwerp

Showing trains for tomorrow, Sunday, 14 April
NS International
06:281h48
Amsterdam Centraal
08:16Antwerp-Central
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Eurostar
07:151h15
Amsterdam Centraal
08:30Antwerp-Central
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NS International
07:281h48
Amsterdam Centraal
09:16Antwerp-Central
0 changes
Eurostar
08:151h15
Amsterdam Centraal
09:30Antwerp-Central
0 changes
NS International
08:281h48
Amsterdam Centraal
10:16Antwerp-Central
0 changes
NS International
09:281h48
Amsterdam Centraal
11:16Antwerp-Central
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NS International
10:281h48
Amsterdam Centraal
12:16Antwerp-Central
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NS International
11:281h48
Amsterdam Centraal
13:16Antwerp-Central
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NS International
12:281h48
Amsterdam Centraal
14:16Antwerp-Central
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NS International
13:281h48
Amsterdam Centraal
15:16Antwerp-Central
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Eurostar
14:151h15
Amsterdam Centraal
15:30Antwerp-Central
0 changes
Eurostar
14:151h15
Amsterdam Centraal
15:30Antwerp-Central
0 changes
NS International
14:281h48
Amsterdam Centraal
16:16Antwerp-Central
0 changes
Eurostar
15:151h15
Amsterdam Centraal
16:30Antwerp-Central
0 changes

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Train times from Amsterdam to Antwerp

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Fastest Journey

1 h 15 m

Average

1 h 36 m

Trains per day

14

Distance

133 km

Of the 14 trains that leave Amsterdam for Antwerp every day 14 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Fastest
Eurostar
14:151h15
Amsterdam Centraal
15:30Antwerp-Central
£901One-way
0 changes
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Eurostar
08:151h15
Amsterdam Centraal
09:30Antwerp-Central
£801One-way
0 changes
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Eurostar
07:151h15
Amsterdam Centraal
08:30Antwerp-Central
£801One-way
0 changes
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Eurostar
14:151h15
Amsterdam Centraal
15:30Antwerp-Central
£901One-way
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Eurostar
15:151h15
Amsterdam Centraal
16:30Antwerp-Central
£901One-way
0 changes

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Overview: Train from Amsterdam to Antwerp

distanceDistance82 miles
durationAverage train duration1 h 15 min
priceAverage train ticket price£37 (€41)
frequencyTrain frequency16 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 16 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesNS International | IC Brussel, Thalys, Eurostar, NS International | IC Direct, PKP Intercity, European Sleeper, Sprinter, BSB or SNCB

Trains from Amsterdam to Antwerp cover the 82 miles long route taking on average 1 h 15 min with our travel partners like NS International | IC Brussel, Thalys, Eurostar, NS International | IC Direct, PKP Intercity, European Sleeper, Sprinter, BSB or SNCB. Normally, there are 16 trains operating per day. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this route for as low as £22, but the average price of train tickets is £37. Travellers depart most frequently from Amsterdam Centraal and arrive in Antwerp-Central.

Train providers: NS International | IC Brussel, Thalys and NS International | IC Direct trains Amsterdam to Antwerp

Travel from Amsterdam to Antwerp from £26 with Omio’s train partners NS International | IC Brussel, Thalys and NS International | IC Direct! You can find the best timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the most popular journey for you.

Thalys is a high-speed train company with trains from Amsterdam to Antwerp based in France, Belgium, the Netherlands and Germany. It operates a fleet of modern, comfortable trains that travel at speeds of up to 300 km/h. Thalys offers a variety of ticket types, including Standard, Comfort and Premium, each with its own set of benefits. Onboard facilities include Wi-Fi, power outlets, a bistro car and a selection of newspapers and magazines. The most popular routes for Thalys are Paris to Brussels, Amsterdam and Cologne.

Thalys from Amsterdam to Antwerp train information:

  • Average Duration: 1 h 15 min
  • Cheapest Price: £87
  • Thalys frequency: 10 a day

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.

Taking the Train from Amsterdam

Trains depart from Amsterdam Central Station. This is located in the heart of the city on the Stationsplein. The station can be reached from the airport using the Netherlands Railway train network. Trains run every ten minutes and every hour from 6 a.m. to midnight. GVB trams offer transport to other stations. Taxis and airport shuttles provide alternative transport.

Getting into Antwerp by Train

Antwerp is a busy, international port city, also known as the cultural capital of Flanders. It is a very historic region and a visit to the Grote Markt, St. Paul's church or Plantin-Moretus museum is a must-do activity. Take a trip to the Diamond Museum or stroll through the beautiful Antwerp Zoo while you are there. Trains from Amsterdam arrive at Antwerp Central Station which is located in the city center. Public transport to the station includes bus, trams, taxis or shuttles, including evenings.

FAQs: Amsterdam to Antwerp train

FAQs: Travel by train from Amsterdam to Antwerp easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Amsterdam to Antwerp.
FAQs
Cheap train tickets from Amsterdam to Antwerp can start from as little as £22 when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Amsterdam to Antwerp is £37; however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
The train time to Antwerp from Amsterdam is on average 1 h 15 min   for the 82 mile long journey, but the time it takes to go from Amsterdam to Antwerp by train can vary depending on specific dates or if traveling on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Amsterdam to Antwerp leaves at 05: 31. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Amsterdam to Antwerp leaves at 20: 28.
There are 16 trains a day from Amsterdam to Antwerp which require at least one change with NS International | IC Brussel, Thalys, Eurostar, NS International | IC Direct, PKP Intercity, European Sleeper, Sprinter, BSB or SNCB. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer trains.
Yes, you can take a high-speed train from Amsterdam to Antwerp with Thalys or Eurostar. Overall you can travel with the following companies: NS International | IC Brussel, Thalys, Eurostar, NS International | IC Direct, PKP Intercity, European Sleeper, Sprinter, BSB or SNCB.
The high-speed Eurostar train from Amsterdam to Antwerp takes around 1 h 15 min.
For the route from Amsterdam to Antwerp you can take a train with NS International | IC Brussel, Thalys, Eurostar, NS International | IC Direct, PKP Intercity, European Sleeper, Sprinter, BSB or SNCB. Be sure to check out all possible train companies that offer services from Amsterdam to Antwerp on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
Yes, you can take a night train from Amsterdam to Antwerp with European Sleeper. Find all the info regarding night trains in Europe.  

When departing from Amsterdam, you have various train station options to start your trip from including Amsterdam Centraal, Amsterdam Sloterdijk and Amsterdam Amstel. When arriving in Antwerp, you can end your journey in train stations like Antwerp-Central, Antwerp-Berchem and Antwerp-South.

Passengers board the train most frequently from Amsterdam Centraal, which is located around 1 mile (1.6 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Antwerp-Central, located 1.3 miles (2.1 km) away from the city centre.

The cheapest month to travel from Amsterdam to Antwerp by train is March.
It's helpful to compare your options as there are 2 ways to travel to Antwerp from Amsterdam including taking a train or coach.

Important Stations and Airports in Amsterdam and Antwerp

Amsterdam
Antwerp
Amsterdam Centraal is the most popular Amsterdam railway station for Omio travellers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Amsterdam for your journey to Antwerp.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
phone
Phone Number
+31 302357822
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Sun: 05: 50 - 20: 59
Public transport options for Amsterdam Centraal
Metro lines: 51, 53, 54, 52
Tram lines: 2, 12, 4, 14, 13, 24, 17, 26
Ferry lines: 901, 906, 902, 907, 905
Bus lines: GVB 18, 21, 22, 48, 248, 281, 282, 283, 284, 285, 287, 288, 289, 291, 293, Connexxion 391, 394, N57, N47, N91, N94, EBS 305, 306, 314, 316, N01, N04, N10, N14
Train lines: Intercity, Intercity Express, Sprinter, Nightjet
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Amsterdam LelylaanParkingATMAccessibility
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Amsterdam HolendrechtParkingATMAccessibility
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Amsterdam Science ParkATMAccessibility
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Amsterdam
Van der MadewegParkingATMAccessibility
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ATMATM
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