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About the train journey from Hasselt to Amsterdam-Centraal

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The train from Hasselt to Amsterdam-Centraal usually takes 3 hours 26 minutes on average to travel 164 km, although the quickest services can take as little as 2 hours 33 minutes. You can expect to find 49 trains per day running on this popular route. As there aren't any direct services running between Hasselt and Amsterdam-Centraal, you'll need to make 1 change on your way to Amsterdam-Centraal. You can choose to travel with Thalys, NS or SNCB to get to Amsterdam-Centraal. As the main rail operators on this route, their trains offer modern comfortable seating and plenty of space for luggage as standard.

To help you get the best train deals, we'll highlight the cheapest train ticket prices from Hasselt to Amsterdam-Centraal in our Journey Planner. Just remember, the sooner you book your tickets, the more you'll save, as advance tickets start from $34.10.

Keep reading for more information about the train journey to Amsterdam-Centraal, including FAQs, timetables with first and last train times and tips on booking cheap train tickets. If you're ready to book, just start a search for tickets with us today.

Hasselt to Amsterdam-Centraal by train

It takes an average of 3h 26m to travel from Hasselt to Amsterdam-Centraal by train, over a distance of around 102 miles (164 km). There are normally 49 trains per day traveling from Hasselt to Amsterdam-Centraal and tickets for this journey start from $34.10 when you book in advance.

First train


Last train


Departure station


Arrival station


Journey time

2h 33m


164 miles (102 km)


49 trains per day


1 change


From $34.10

Train and bus operators

SNCB, BlaBlaCar Bus, Flixbus, Thalys, NS

Hasselt to Amsterdam-Centraal train times

Check out the next trains departing from Hasselt to Amsterdam-Centraal for Tuesday Feb 14th 2023. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
09:11 12:35 3h 24m, 2 changes
09:41 12:44 3h 3m, 1 change
10:11 13:32 3h 21m, 4 changes
10:11 13:35 3h 24m, 2 changes
11:41 14:14 2h 33m, 1 change
12:11 15:32 3h 21m, 4 changes
12:11 15:35 3h 24m, 2 changes
12:41 16:32 3h 51m, 3 changes
12:41 16:35 3h 54m, 1 change
13:11 16:32 3h 21m, 4 changes

SNCB, Thalys and NS trains from Hasselt to Amsterdam-Centraal

You can travel from Hasselt to Amsterdam-Centraal on SNCB, Thalys and NS trains. When you search for times and tickets, we might also show you some other options with multiple connections or operators if they’re available.

PhotoMPW57, under licence CC BY-SA 3.0

SNCB is the national railway company of Belgium, with services that include national (Intercity) and regional (Local) express trains. All SNCB trains come with both First Class and Second Class carriages. Belgium has one of the densest rail networks in the world. Seat reservations aren’t possible for any of the company's trains.

Thalys is the railway company connecting four European countries – France, Belgium, the Netherlands and Germany. Thalys trains run at a speed of up to 186 mph (300 km/h) and have three comfort classes on all services called – Standard, Comfort and Premium (equivalent to the First Class, with access to the Thalys Lounge). All Thalys trains have a car restaurant (called Thalys Welcome Bar) and a free WiFi connection.

PhotoNicky Boogaard, under licence CC BY-SA 2.0

NS is the main railway operator in the Netherlands. It connects the four corners of the country with regional, medium-distance and high-speed trains. It's also possible for you to travel at night thanks to multi-line night trains, including Schiphol and Eindhoven airports. All trains are equipped with two comfort classes – First Class and Second Class.

Cheap train tickets from Hasselt to Amsterdam-Centraal

The price of train tickets from Hasselt to Amsterdam-Centraal starts at $34.10 one-way for a Standard Class ticket if you book in advance. Booking on the day is usually more expensive and costs can vary depending on the time of day, route or class.

Book in advance

Most of the train companies across Europe release their tickets around three to six months in advance, many of which can be cheaper the earlier you book. If you know the dates you want to travel, you may be able to find some cheaper train tickets from Hasselt to Amsterdam-Centraal by booking early.§

Be flexible with your travel times

Many of the train services in Europe are also popular commuter services, lots of train companies increase ticket prices during “peak hours” (generally between 06:00 – 10:00 and 15:00 – 19:00 on weekdays). If you can, consider travelling outside of peak hours to find lower priced tickets.

Choose a slower or connecting train

On some of the busier routes, you might also have the option to take a slower or connecting train. It may take a little longer than some high-speed or direct services, but if you have a little extra time on your hands, you might find a cheaper fare. Plus, you'll have more time to enjoy the view of the countryside!

Look out for special deals

Take a look at our handy guides to find out when train operators release their special deals and offers to see if you can find cheap European train tickets for your journey.

For specific information about how to get your hands on cheap tickets, check out our European train tickets hub.

§Some train companies may not offer any Advance ticket types or cheaper deals for early bookings. On rare occasions, train companies may choose to release special offers closer to the date on last-minute or late-release tickets. This is dependent on the individual train operating company you travel with.

FAQs for Hasselt to Amsterdam-Centraal

Want to know more about your journey from Hasselt to Amsterdam-Centraal? We've compiled some of the most frequently asked questions by our customers to help you plan your journey.

How long does the train from Hasselt to Amsterdam-Centraal take?

The average journey time by train between Hasselt and Amsterdam-Centraal is 3 hours and 26 minutes, with around 49 trains per day. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays, so use our Journey Planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

What's the fastest journey time between Hasselt and Amsterdam-Centraal by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Hasselt to Amsterdam-Centraal is 2 hours and 33 minutes.

How much does the train from Hasselt to Amsterdam-Centraal cost?

Train tickets from Hasselt to Amsterdam-Centraal can start from as little as $34.10 when you book in advance and are usually more expensive when purchased on the day. Prices can also vary depending the time of day, route and class you book.

Is there a direct train from Hasselt to Amsterdam-Centraal?

No, there are no direct train services from Hasselt to Amsterdam-Centraal. Travelling from Hasselt to Amsterdam-Centraal by train will require a minimum of 1 change.

What time does the first train from Hasselt to Amsterdam-Centraal leave?

The first train from Hasselt to Amsterdam-Centraal leaves at 05:41. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Hasselt to Amsterdam-Centraal leave?

The last train from Hasselt to Amsterdam-Centraal leaves at 20:39. Trains that depart in the early morning hours or very late evening may be sleeper services, time and services may also vary during weekends and holidays.

What's the distance between Hasselt and Amsterdam-Centraal by train?

Trains travelling from Hasselt to Amsterdam-Centraal cover a distance of around 102 miles (164 km) during the journey.

The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Hasselt to Amsterdam-Centraal for a typical week day using timetable data for 02/14/2023. On weekends, holidays or other exceptional times, fewer services may be available. The fare range provided has been found by our customers on Trainline on 12/26/2022 for travel on 12/26/2022 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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