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Journey Information

There are 20 intercity buses per day from Antwerp to Amsterdam. Traveling by bus from Antwerp to Amsterdam usually takes around 2 hours and 39 minutes, but the fastest FlixBus bus can make the trip in just one hour and 59 minutes.

Distance82 mi (132 km)
Shortest duration1h 59m
Cheapest price€6.90
Trips per day19
Most frequent serviceFlixBus
Bus lines2

How much is a bus ticket from Antwerp to Amsterdam?

Typically €8.00 is the average price you should expect to pay for a bus ticket to Amsterdam. This one of the best deals on bus tickets we have seen recently on Wanderu, we recommend booking your travel as prices tend to go up quickly. It’s easy to find a bus ticket at this price or lower when you use Wanderu to book your trip online in advance of your travel date.

Monthly average prices

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The lowest bus ticket prices on this route can usually be found in May. That’s when the average price of a bus ticket is expected to be just €11 – the lowest of the year.

Alternatively, if you plan to travel from Antwerp to Amsterdam in October, expect to spend more on your bus trip, as the average ticket price may surge to €16 at that time of year. However, if you book your trip ahead of time, you can still score a ticket at a lower price.

What bus companies travel from Antwerp to Amsterdam?

There are two bus lines that have daily service from Antwerp to Amsterdam that you can search and book on Wanderu. Of these two carriers, FlixBus usually offers more choice, with 18 scheduled trips per day.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
BlaBlaCar Bus22h 41m€14.53
FlixBus182h 40m€15.52
  • BlaBlaCar Bus

    BlaBlaCar Bus

    Book BlaBlaCar Bus from Antwerp to Amsterdam from €7. There are 2 BlaBlaCar Bus schedules from Antwerp to Amsterdam and you can expect on average to pay for a BlaBlaCar Bus ticket to Amsterdam. In Antwerp, BlaBlaCar Bus departs to Amsterdam from Plantin Quay and no other station. In Amsterdam, BlaBlaCar Bus arrives at PiarcoPlein 1 and no other station.

    An average trip on BlaBlaCar Bus from Antwerp to Amsterdam takes 2 hours and 41 minutes , while the fastest available BlaBlaCar Bus trip will get you to Amsterdam in 1 hours and 59 minutes .

    On weekends, BlaBlaCar Bus offers 2 trips per day and you could expect to pay for a weekend getaway trip to Amsterdam.

  • FlixBus

    FlixBus

    First launched in Germany in 2013, FlixBus has become one of the largest intercity bus companies in Europe. Its fleet travels through nearly every country in Europe, including the U.K. FlixBus operates an average of 18 trips from Antwerp to Amsterdam, and usually makes the trip in about 2 hours and 40 minutes. On your trip, you'll enjoy Wi-Fi and live GPS, as well as restrooms, air conditioning, and power outlets.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by bus from Antwerp to Amsterdam during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Our bus partners have implemented several different policies to keep you safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. From limiting vehicle capacity to enhancing cleaning protocols and upgrading air filters, bus carriers are committed to maintaining a safe environment. For details on what each company is doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

In addition, federal law requires all bus passengers to wear a face covering for the entire duration of the trip. Please make sure you are wearing a face mask or you may not be allowed to board the bus.

Please visit our COVID-19 Travel Guide for more information on all carrier policies and the latest travel advisories issued by every U.S. state, Canadian province, and European country.

How long is the bus ride?

The bus takes an average of 2 hours and 39 minutes to cover the 132 kilometers from Antwerp to Amsterdam. However, the fastest bus only takes an hour and 59 minutes. It's the perfect amount of time to take a nap, get some work done, or watch a movie. Keep in mind that your actual bus may arrive earlier or later than scheduled, depending on whether there is more or less traffic than usual.

What is the busiest day of the week to travel by bus?

"Sunday tends to be the busiest day for buses, as many passengers take the bus to Amsterdam at the end of the week. If you are planning to travel on a Sunday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

On the other hand, Wednesday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you're looking for some extra space on the bus, traveling mid-week is your best bet."

When do the earliest and latest buses leave Antwerp?

The first bus leaves at 02:00 and the last bus leaves at 22:00. To see the times for all buses from Antwerp to Amsterdam, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many bus schedules are there most days?

There are 20 scheduled buses that travel from Antwerp to Amsterdam every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. This includes 19 direct buses, where you can stay on the same bus without having to transfer to a connecting bus at any point during your trip.

City Information

Amsterdam

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The Dutch capital of Amsterdam is one of Europe's most eclectic cities with so much to explore. As a hub of culture, history, and architecture, as well as sex, drugs, and all things rock and roll, no amount of time in this vibrant city will ever be enough. Of course, this makes it one of the best cities to visit after graduation.

To learn about one of the most significant parts of modern history, visit the Anne Frank House, a humbling testament to this remarkable girl's unwavering optimism and resilience during the horrors of World War II. The Van Gogh Museum and the Rijksmuseum are also well worth a visit to discover artworks by Dutch masters.

For a look into contemporary life in Amsterdam, visit De Negen Straatjes (The Nine Streets), a micro-neighborhood brimming with independent shops, artisan food eateries, and cozy cafes where you can experience an authentic Dutch Coffeeshop. Taking an iconic canal tour is another must, allowing you to experience the city while relaxing on the water. Since Amsterdam is known for its cycling culture, bring your bike or rent one during your stay to get around the city as the locals do.

Travel to Amsterdam is easy, with its connections to the rest of Europe via a vast network of motorways, utilized by FlixBus and BlaBlaCar Bus services. Amsterdam’s many connections are why it’s the starting point for our budget tour of the Netherlands. Amsterdam's Schiphol Airport is also a major international travel hub, and the Central Station is one of the largest rail terminals in Europe.

Station Information

Where does the bus leave from in Antwerp?

Departure stations

Buses to Amsterdam leave from 3 stations in Antwerp.

All bus stations in Antwerp:

  • Central Station

  • Plantin Quay

  • Berchem

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