From € 25

Christmas market in Mechelen

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 Mechelen

During the best time of the year, this beautiful city full of historical buildings and spectacular monuments forms the backdrop for warm winter scenes. You'll be in the right mood to do some serious Christmas shopping!

Your trip to Mechelen with Intercity Brussels

Every day Intercity Brussels runs 16 times to and from Belgium. With the train you can travel directly from the Netherlands to Mechelen. View your itinerary using the international itinerary planner.

Prices Intercity Brussels route Amsterdam to Mechelen

Discount NS route Free travel NS route Discount NS route Free travel NS route
2nd class 1st class
Flex rate € 46,80 € 34,90 € 17 € 75,10 € 55,50 € 26,20
Early Bird week € 25 -- € 10,50 € 38 -- € 16,50

Prices are calculated from Amsterdam Central Station, one-way. The price of Intercity Brussel is based on kilometres – if you depart form a station that is closer to Mechelen, then the trip is cheaper. Early Bird can be booked up to 3 days before departure, limited availability.


Mechelen's city centre is cosy in the winter months. You can go Christmas shopping or visit the markets in the neighbourhoods around the centre.

What else can you do?

In Mechelen you will find a large variety of museums located at walking distance form one another. Besides, the city is filled to the brim of history - the entire city, with its numerous monuments, is an open air museum!

Christmas market in Mechelen

From € 25