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Overview: Train from Amsterdam to Brussels

distanceDistance107 miles (173 km)
durationAverage train duration2 h 48 min
priceAverage train ticket price£44 (€51)
frequencyTrain frequency16 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 16 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersNS International, Thalys, Eurostar or NS International | IC

Trains from Amsterdam to Brussels cover the 107 miles (173 km) long journey taking on average 2 h 48 min with our travel partners like NS International, Thalys, Eurostar or NS International | IC. Normally, there are 16 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around £44, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £22. Travellers depart most frequently from Amsterdam Centraal and arrive in Bruxelles-Midi.

Train companies: Thalys and Eurostar trains Amsterdam to Brussels

Travel to Brussels from Amsterdam from £22 with Omio’s train partners Thalys and Eurostar! You can find the best timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the most convenient route for you.

Thalys
Eurostar

Thalys is a French-Belgian high-speed train company that connects the main capital cities. For your next train to Brussels from Amsterdam with Thalys, you can choose from these different ticket fares: Standard Mini, Standard, Comfort and Premium.

Omio helps you compare and book the perfect train with Thalys to Brussels from Amsterdam for a smooth and relaxing journey. Check the latest Thalys train timetables for the ideal departure and arrival times, take a look at the travel information for the Amsterdam to Brussels train with Thalys (such as baggage allowance and amenities offered onboard), compare the best connections for your Amsterdam - Brussels journey and then book a cheap train ticket with ease. The distance between Amsterdam and Brussels by train is 107 miles (173 km). You can book tickets for this Thalys train for as low as £71 one-way if you book in advance. When you search for Thalys tickets between Amsterdam and Brussels in the Omio app, you can also check whether they are mobile tickets quickly and easily. If they are mobile tickets, then you can go paperless when taking a train. Book that perfect Thalys Amsterdam - Brussels train ticket online and enjoy your trip!

Thalys from Amsterdam to Brussels train information:

  • Average Duration: 1 h 52 min
  • Average Price: £71
  • Thalys frequency: 4 a day

Please follow the recommendations outlined by Thalys when booking your train tickets between Amsterdam and Brussels due to the coronavirus:

  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended
  • Pre-reservation / seat allocation
  • Verification of ticket with valid ID
  • Exceptions to waive change or cancellation fees policy
  • If a ticket is nonrefundable, a Thalys e-voucher can still be issued for a 15€ fee to passengers requesting a refund up to 30 days after the departure date.

Which train providers go from Amsterdam to Brussels?

Thalys and Eurostar offer daily direct services from Amsterdam to Brussels.

How long is the train from Amsterdam to Brussels

The journey time with Thalys high-speed trains is just under 2 hours. With IC international the journey time is 3hrs 23mins.

When are the first and last trains of the day from Amsterdam to Brussels?

The first departure is at around 5:52 a.m and last train leaving at around 8:52 p.m, both served by IC International.

Where do trains depart from and arrive to?

Amsterdam Centraal Station is the main departure point for passengers taking any train from Amsterdam to Brussels. The train station is situated on the river IJ, next to the old town.

Trains from Amsterdam to Brussels arrive at Bruxelles-Midi, which is close to many of Brussels favourite attractions.

Is it possible to catch the train from Amsterdam to Brussels International Airport?

The majority of trains from Amsterdam to Brussels require one change in Antwerp. This change adds approximately one hour to the overall journey time. It is possible to find direct trains from Amsterdam to Brussels International airport, although this route is served less frequently.

For travellers wishing to get the train from Amsterdam to Brussels Charleroi, the easiest option is to travel to Brussels-Midi where you can catch a direct train to Brussels Charleroi. The average journey time of this route is approximately 3hrs and 6mins with Thalys TVG trains, and 4hrs 37mins with IC International trains.

Travel Tips: Trains from Amsterdam to Brussels

Travel by train to Brussels easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Amsterdam to Brussels.
FAQs

Are there any COVID-19 restrictions for international travel by train between Amsterdam and Brussels?

Travel between Amsterdam, Netherlands and Brussels, Belgium by train is: Partially open.

What is the status of international entry into Belgium from Netherlands?

International entry status: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Netherlands

Do I need to self-quarantine on arrival in Belgium from Amsterdam?

Conditions of entry:

  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival and 10 day mandatory self quarantine
  • A negative result for COVID-19 is a condition for subsequent release from quarantine. It is tested in quarantine on days 1 and 7
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival (certificate required)

What are the safety rules to follow in Brussels, Belgium?

When travelling in Belgium, you must follow these COVID-19 safety rules:

  • Physical distance requirement: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

The information above was last checked on 27/01/2022. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train to Brussels from Amsterdam before travelling.

Do I need to quarantine when I return to Netherlands from Brussels, Belgium?

The restriction level for your return train to Amsterdam, Netherlands from Brussels is: Partially open.

Is my return train into Amsterdam from Brussels restricted?

International entry is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Belgium

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Netherlands from Brussels?

Conditions of reentry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
  • Health declaration required

What are the safety rules to follow in Amsterdam, Netherlands?

The government of Netherlands has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Social distancing required: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask required: Mandatory

Last checked on 27/01/2022. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Amsterdam from Brussels closer to your date of departure here.

How much do cheap trains from Amsterdam to Brussels cost?

Looking to save money on your journey? Omio customers have found the cheapest train to Brussels from Amsterdam for the next 7 days starting from £22  one way.

What is the average cost of a train from Amsterdam to Brussels?

If you’re looking to purchase your train tickets in the next week, you can expect the Amsterdam to Brussels train price to come in at an average of £44  one way.

How many miles is it from Amsterdam to Brussels by train?

The Amsterdam to Brussels train distance is approximately 107 miles (173 km).

How long does it take from Amsterdam to Brussels by train?

On average the train from Amsterdam to Brussels duration is 2 h 48 min  for the 107 miles (173 km) long trip, but the travel time can vary if you depart on weekends and holidays.

What station does the Amsterdam to Brussels train leave from? Which Brussels train station do I come into from Amsterdam?

When departing from Amsterdam, you have various train station options to start your trip from including Amsterdam Centraal and Amsterdam Sloterdijk. When arriving in Brussels, you can end your journey in train stations like Bruxelles-Midi, Bruxelles-Central and Brussels-Nord.

Omio customers book a train from Amsterdam Centraal   to Bruxelles-Midi   most frequently for this route.

Where do I find the Amsterdam train station to Brussels? Where is the Brussels train station?

Passengers board the train most frequently from Amsterdam Centraal, which is located around 0.6 miles (916 m) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Bruxelles-Midi, located 1.1 miles (1.8 km) away from the city centre.

Which train providers can get me from Amsterdam to Brussels?

For the journey from Amsterdam to Brussels you can take a train with NS International, Thalys, Eurostar or NS International | IC. Be sure to check out all possible train providers that offer services from Amsterdam to Brussels on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.

How many trains are there to Brussels from Amsterdam a day?

On average, there are 16 trains a day from Amsterdam to Brussels. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.

When is the earliest train from Amsterdam to Brussels? When is the last train from Amsterdam to Brussels?

You can take the first train from Amsterdam to Brussels at 07: 28   or take the last train from Amsterdam to Brussels leaving at 14: 15. Look for the latest Amsterdam Brussels train times on Omio and book the best time to take the train for this trip.

How far in advance should I book train tickets to Brussels from Amsterdam for the best deals?

You can find a train to Brussels from Amsterdam to cost on average £44 one way if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend buying train tickets in advance to score the best deals and save money on your trip. You’ll see tickets for the Amsterdam to Brussels train generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Amsterdam
Brussels
Amsterdam Centraal is the most popular Amsterdam railway station for Omio travellers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Amsterdam for your journey to Brussels.
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Public transport options for Amsterdam Centraal
Metro lines: 51, 53, 54, 52
Tram lines: 2, 12, 4, 14, 13, 24, 17, 26
Ferry lines: 901, 906, 902, 907, 905
Bus lines: GVB 18, 21, 22, 48, 248, 281, 282, 283, 284, 285, 287, 288, 289, 291, 293, Connexxion 391, 394, N57, N47, N91, N94, EBS 305, 306, 314, 316, N01, N04, N10, N14
Train lines: Intercity, Intercity Express, Sprinter, Nightjet