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Buses from Amsterdam to Antwerp

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Journey Information

There are 21 intercity buses per day from Amsterdam to Antwerp. Traveling by bus from Amsterdam to Antwerp usually takes around 2 hours and 43 minutes, but the fastest FlixBus bus can make the trip in 2 hours and 5 minutes.

Distance82 mi (132 km)
Shortest duration2h 5m
Cheapest price$7.28
Trips per day22
Most frequent serviceFlixBus
Bus lines2

How much is a bus ticket from Amsterdam to Antwerp?

Typically $9.16 is the average price you should expect to pay for a bus ticket to Antwerp. 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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Traveling from Amsterdam to Antwerp by bus will cost you about the same throughout the year. In general, bus ticket prices for that route are fairly consistent, so expect to pay around $16 whenever you decide to travel.

What bus companies travel from Amsterdam to Antwerp?

There are two bus lines that have daily service from Amsterdam to Antwerp that you can compare and book on Wanderu. Of these two carriers, FlixBus usually offers more choice, with 20 scheduled trips per day.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
BlaBlaCar Bus22h 46m$11.17
FlixBus202h 43m$12.54
  • BlaBlaCar Bus

    BlaBlaCar Bus

    BlaBlaCar Bus is a bus service provider focused on reducing carbon emissions without breaking the bank. With rides to cities and towns across Europe, including Amsterdam and Antwerp, BlaBlaCar Bus has a variety of routes to get you to your chosen destination. Coaches in the BlaBlaCar Bus fleet are equipped with extra legroom, free Wi-Fi, clean toilets, and power outlets throughout.

  • 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 20 trips from Amsterdam to Antwerp, and usually makes the trip in about 2 hours and 43 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 Amsterdam to Antwerp 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.

Although masks are no longer required on public transportation, we stand behind CDC guidelines that encourage passengers to wear a mask over their nose and mouth while on the bus or in stations.

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 from Amsterdam to Antwerp?

The bus takes an average of 2 hours and 43 minutes to cover the 82 miles from Amsterdam to Antwerp. However, the fastest bus only takes 2 hours and 5 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?

Because many passengers travel from Amsterdam to Antwerp at the beginning of the work week, Monday is usually the busiest day for buses. If you are planning to travel on a Monday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

On the other hand, Thursday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you’re looking for a little extra space, a Thursday ticket is the way to go.

When do the earliest and latest buses leave Amsterdam?

The first bus leaves at 6:00am and the last bus leaves at 11:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Amsterdam to Antwerp, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many bus trips to Antwerp are there per day?

There are 21 scheduled buses that travel from Amsterdam to Antwerp every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. This includes 22 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 Amsterdam?

Main departure station: PiarcoPlein 1

Amsterdam has two bus stations with service to Antwerp.

All bus stations in Amsterdam:

  • PiarcoPlein 1

  • Hoogoorddreef 54

Where does the bus arrive in Antwerp?

Main arrival station: Central Station

Buses arrive in Antwerp at 3 stations, depending on which bus line you are traveling with.

All bus stations in Antwerp:

  • Central Station

  • Berchem

  • Plantin Quay

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