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Route overview
Avg. journey time1h 31m
Trains per day30
Fare range€18.00 - €97.00
Distance133km
Train operators
First & last trains
First train departs at06:15
Last train departs at21:29
Fastest journey
Fastest route1h 07m
ChangesDirect
Stations
Origin StationAmsterdam
Destination StationAntwerpen-Centraal

Amsterdam to Antwerpen-Centraal train times

Check out the next trains departing from Amsterdam to Antwerpen-Centraal for Saturday 23rd Mar 2019. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
03:46
08:10
Amsterdam
Antwerpen-Centraal
4h 24m
3 changes
05:55
08:16
Amsterdam
Antwerpen-Centraal
2h 21m
Direct
06:22
08:16
Amsterdam
Antwerpen-Centraal
1h 54m
1 change
07:15
08:30
Amsterdam
Antwerpen-Centraal
1h 15m
Direct
07:22
08:30
Amsterdam
Antwerpen-Centraal
1h 08m
1 change

NS and Thalys trains from Amsterdam to Antwerpen-Centraal

You can travel from Amsterdam 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 300km/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 to Antwerpen-Centraal

Train tickets from Amsterdam 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 €69.63.
lowest price found
from18
4 weeksin advance
avg. single price47.33
2 weeksin advance
avg. single price58.44
on the day
avg. single price69.63

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 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 dependant on the individual train operating company you travel with.

How long does it take to travel from Amsterdam to Antwerpen-Centraal by train?

The average journey time between Amsterdam and Antwerpen-Centraal is 1 hour and 31 minutes and the fastest journey time is 1 hour and 7 minutes. On an average weekday, there are 60 trains per day travelling from Amsterdam to Antwerpen-Centraal. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use our journey planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

What time is the first and last train of the day from Amsterdam to Antwerpen-Centraal?

The first train from Amsterdam to Antwerpen-Centraal departs at 06:15. The last train from Amsterdam to Antwerpen-Centraal departs at 21:29. Trains that depart in the early morning hours or very late evening may be sleeper services. Alternatively, some popular routes may run throughout the night at a reduced frequency. There may also be less services on weekends and holidays; use our journey planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

Are there direct train services between Amsterdam and Antwerpen-Centraal?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Amsterdam to Antwerpen-Centraal without having to change trains. There are 30 direct trains from Amsterdam to Antwerpen-Centraal. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Antwerpen-Centraal to Amsterdam. If you’re looking for other options, you can also catch the bus from Amsterdam to Antwerpen-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 to Antwerpen-Centraal for a typical week day using timetable data for 23/03/2019. 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 01/10/2018 for travel on 01/10/2018 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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