From € 21

Christmas market in Antwerp

Comfortable travel with the train

Going to the Christmas market after 9 December?

Going to a Christmas market? Good news: most Christmas markets open as early as November. You can already buy train tickets to Christmas markets until 9 December.

Do you want to visit a Christmas market after 9 December? Then, in some cases, you will have to be a little patient when buying train tickets. Due to a new schedule from 10 December, we cannot yet sell some tickets. But don't worry. We can let you know when tickets are available on your desired travel day:

  1. Click on your desired travel time in the calendar
  2. Click on 'set alert' and enter your e-mail address
  3. You will receive an e-mail as soon as the tickets are available

This way you will always be the first to know and benefit from the lowest prices.

Celebrate Christmas in Antwerp

From December 8 til January 7, 2024 the centre of Antwerp turns into a festive Christmas village. Wintery scenes, beautiful nativity stalls, twinkling lights and festive Christmas music make for a memorable day trip.

With Intercity Brussels to Christmas market in Antwerp

Voor € 21 you can book your train ticket to Antwerp. This lowest price (Early Bird) can be booked up to 3 days before departure. Intercity Brussels runs from Amsterdam via Schiphol, Rotterdam CS and Breda to Antwerp 16 times a day.

Your Christmas trip to Antwerp with Thalys

Thalys will bring you from Amsterdam to Antwerp 14 times a day in 1.15 hours. You can also board the train in Schiphol or Rotterdam. You can book a one-way ticket for Thalys from € 29. The sooner you book, the lower the price. View your itinerary using the international itinerary planner.

Route Travel times Transfers Header Header
Schiphol - Antwerp 1.33 hours 0 Content Content
Utrecht - Antwerp 1.58 hours 1 Content Content
Amsterdam - Antwerp 1.15 hours 0 Content Content
Eindhoven - Antwerp 1.32 hours 1 Content Content
The Hague - Antwerp 1.36 hours 1 Content Content
Breda - Antwerp 0.34 hours 0 Content Content

For a complete travel itinerary, consult our itinerary planner

Prices Intercity Brussels route Amsterdam - Antwerp

Discount NS route Free travel NS route Discount NS route Free travel NS route
2nd class 1st class
Flex rate € 41.40 € 29.50 € 11.60 € 65.40 € 45.80 € 16.50
Early Bird € 20.50 € 5.50 € 28.50 € 8.50

*Early Bird can be booked up to 3 days before departure, limited availability. Listed from-prices are based on tickets from Amsterdam Central Station. The price of Intercity Brussels is based on kilometres – if you depart form a station that is closer to Brussels, then the trip is cheaper.

What else can you do?

Not only the old town centre is dominated by Christmas, the museums are also very active during the holiday season. And of course, the numerous cafés in the diamond city are also open.

Christmas market in Antwerp

From € 21