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Amsterdam-Centraal to Antwerpen-Centraal by train

It takes an average of 2h 00m to travel from Amsterdam-Centraal to Antwerpen-Centraal by train, over a distance of around 83 miles (134 km). There are normally 19 trains per day travelling from Amsterdam-Centraal to Antwerpen-Centraal and tickets for this journey start from €18 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 1h 15m
Price€18 - €98
Distance83 miles (134 km)
Frequency19 trains per day
Departure stationAmsterdam-Centraal
Arrival stationAntwerpen-Centraal
ChangesDirect trains available
Train and bus operatorsThalys, Flixbus, NS, BlaBlaBus, Union Ivkoni (Bus)

Amsterdam-Centraal to Antwerpen-Centraal train times

Check out the next trains departing from Amsterdam-Centraal to Antwerpen-Centraal for Tuesday 1st Dec 2020. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
DepartsArrivesDuration
08:25 10:16 1h 51m, direct
09:25 11:16 1h 51m, direct
10:08 12:16 2h 08m, 1 change
11:15 12:30 1h 15m, direct
11:25 13:16 1h 51m, direct
12:25 14:16 1h 51m, direct
13:25 15:16 1h 51m, direct
14:08 16:16 2h 08m, 1 change
15:25 17:16 1h 51m, direct
16:25 18:16 1h 51m, direct

NS and Thalys trains from Amsterdam-Centraal to Antwerpen-Centraal

You can travel from Amsterdam-Centraal to Antwerpen-Centraal on NS and Thalys 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.

Cheap train tickets from Amsterdam-Centraal to Antwerpen-Centraal

Train tickets from Amsterdam-Centraal to Antwerpen-Centraal start at €18 one-way for a Standard Class ticket if you book in Advance, however, if you're booking last-minute tickets on the day, the average price is around €43.60.
lowest price found
from18
2 weeksin advance
avg. single price28.89
on the day
avg. single price43.60

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 Amsterdam-Centraal to Antwerpen-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 guide to check when European train operators release their special deals and offers to see if you can find cheap 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.

Journey details

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

The average journey time by train between Amsterdam-Centraal and Antwerpen-Centraal is 2 hours and 0 minutes, with around 19 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 Amsterdam-Centraal and Antwerpen-Centraal by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Amsterdam-Centraal to Antwerpen-Centraal is 1 hour and 15 minutes.

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

Train ticket prices from Amsterdam-Centraal to Antwerpen-Centraal can start from as little as €18 when you book in advance. The cost of tickets can vary depending on the time of day, route and class you book and are usually more expensive if you book on the day.

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

Yes, it is possible to travel from Amsterdam-Centraal to Antwerpen-Centraal without having to change trains. There are 14 direct trains from Amsterdam-Centraal to Antwerpen-Centraal each day. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.

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

The first train from Amsterdam-Centraal to Antwerpen-Centraal leaves at 03:46. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

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

The last train from Amsterdam-Centraal to Antwerpen-Centraal leaves at 21:25. 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 Amsterdam-Centraal and Antwerpen-Centraal by train?

Trains travelling from Amsterdam-Centraal to Antwerpen-Centraal cover a distance of around 83 miles (134 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Antwerpen-Centraal to Amsterdam-Centraal.
Average prices for adult tickets in economy. Discount cards and coach journey excluded. Prices are based on searches made by our customers over the past 6 months. "14 days in advance" includes days 13 and 15. / The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Amsterdam-Centraal to Antwerpen-Centraal for a typical week day using timetable data for 01/12/2020. 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 23/11/2020 for travel on 29/12/2020 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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