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Travel from Kerkrade Centrum to Amsterdam-Centraal by train in 2 hours 40 minutes

If you want to know more about the journey from Kerkrade Centrum to Amsterdam-Centraal by train, look no further!

The average journey time from Kerkrade Centrum to Amsterdam-Centraal by train is 3 hours 14 minutes, although on the fastest services it can take just 2 hours 40 minutes. You'll usually find 47 trains per day traveling the 187 km between these two destinations. You'll need to make 1 change along the way as there are no direct services to Amsterdam-Centraal. You're likely to be traveling with Thalys, NS or SNCB to Amsterdam-Centraal. As the main train operators on this route, all offer plenty of space for luggage and comfortable seating as standard.

Book train tickets from Kerkrade Centrum to Amsterdam-Centraal in advance instead of buying them on the day and they can start from $31.87. We'll always highlight the cheapest prices when you search in our Journey Planner.

Ready to book? Start your search for cheap train tickets with us today. Keep reading for more information, including our train schedule where you can view first and last train times, as well as tips on how to find cheap train tickets.

Kerkrade Centrum to Amsterdam-Centraal by train

It takes an average of 3h 14m to travel from Kerkrade Centrum to Amsterdam-Centraal by train, over a distance of around 116 miles (187 km). There are normally 47 trains per day traveling from Kerkrade Centrum to Amsterdam-Centraal and tickets for this journey start from $31.87 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 2h 40m
PriceFrom $31.87
Distance116 miles (187 km)
Frequency47 trains per day
First train00:05
Last train23:35
Departure stationKerkrade Centrum
Arrival stationAmsterdam-Centraal
Changes1 change
Train and bus operatorsNS, Thalys, SNCB, BlaBlaCar Bus

Kerkrade Centrum to Amsterdam-Centraal train times

Check out the next trains departing from Kerkrade Centrum to Amsterdam-Centraal for Tuesday Dec 13th 2022. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
DepartsArrivesDuration
13:05 15:45 2h 40m, 1 change
13:35 16:15 2h 40m, 1 change
14:05 16:45 2h 40m, 1 change
14:35 17:15 2h 40m, 1 change
15:05 17:45 2h 40m, 1 change
15:35 18:15 2h 40m, 1 change
16:05 18:51 2h 46m, 2 changes
16:05 19:21 3h 16m, 1 change
16:35 19:21 2h 46m, 2 changes
16:35 19:51 3h 16m, 1 change

NS, Thalys and SNCB trains from Kerkrade Centrum to Amsterdam-Centraal

You can travel from Kerkrade Centrum to Amsterdam-Centraal on NS, Thalys and SNCB 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.

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.

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.

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.

Cheap train tickets from Kerkrade Centrum to Amsterdam-Centraal

The price of train tickets from Kerkrade Centrum to Amsterdam-Centraal starts at $31.87 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 Kerkrade Centrum 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 Kerkrade Centrum to Amsterdam-Centraal

Want to know more about your journey from Kerkrade Centrum 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 Kerkrade Centrum to Amsterdam-Centraal take?

The average journey time by train between Kerkrade Centrum and Amsterdam-Centraal is 3 hours and 14 minutes, with around 47 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 Kerkrade Centrum and Amsterdam-Centraal by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Kerkrade Centrum to Amsterdam-Centraal is 2 hours and 40 minutes.

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

Train tickets from Kerkrade Centrum to Amsterdam-Centraal can start from as little as $31.87 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 Kerkrade Centrum to Amsterdam-Centraal?

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

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

The first train from Kerkrade Centrum to Amsterdam-Centraal leaves at 00:05. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

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

The last train from Kerkrade Centrum to Amsterdam-Centraal leaves at 23:35. 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 Kerkrade Centrum and Amsterdam-Centraal by train?

Trains travelling from Kerkrade Centrum to Amsterdam-Centraal cover a distance of around 116 miles (187 km) during the journey.

The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Kerkrade Centrum to Amsterdam-Centraal for a typical week day using timetable data for 12/13/2022. 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 12/08/2022 for travel on 12/08/2022 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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