The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
The average ticket from Amsterdam to Brussels will cost around £ 51 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 43.
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1 h 53 m
2 h 37 m
Trains per day
Of the 5 trains that leave Amsterdam for Brussels every day 3 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
These direct trains cover the 173 km distance in an average of 2 h 37 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 1 h 53 m .
The slowest trains will take 2 h 52 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.
|Distance||107 miles (173 km)|
|Average train duration||2 h 46 min|
|Average train ticket price||£43 (€48)|
|Train frequency||16 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 16 direct trains a day|
|Train providers||NS 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 46 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 £43, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £39. Travellers depart most frequently from Amsterdam Centraal and arrive in Bruxelles-Midi.
Travel from Amsterdam to Brussels from £39 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.
Eurostar is the exclusive high-speed railway service connecting the United Kingdom with countries in Europe like France, Belgium and the Netherlands. Most Eurostar trains travel through the Channel Tunnel between the UK and France. With a high-speed train service reaching speeds up to 186 mph (300 km/h), you will travel between Amsterdam and Brussels in ultimate comfort coupled with modern, comfortable seats and large windows. When booking your Eurostar train between Amsterdam and Brussels, you can choose between three ticket types: Standard, Standard Premier (with light refreshments served and spacious seats), and Business Premier (with flexible travel options, spacious seating, lounge access, priority boarding and hot meal served).
Amsterdam to Brussels train information with Eurostar:
When you buy your Eurostar train tickets between Amsterdam and Brussels don't forget to keep the following COVID-19 related policies in mind:
Thalys and Eurostar offer daily direct services 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.
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.
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.
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 between Amsterdam, Netherlands and Brussels, Belgium by train is: Fully open.
International entry status: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Netherlands
Conditions of entry:
All travellers in Belgium must observe these coronavirus safety measures:
The information above was last checked on 13/10/2021. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Brussels from Amsterdam as this information can change.
The current restriction level for your return trip by train from Brussels to Amsterdam is: Partially open
Reentry to Netherlands is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Belgium
What are the entry requirements?
The government of Netherlands has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
Last verified on 13/10/2021. We do our best to keep this information up to date, but regulations can change so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your Brussels to Amsterdam train here.
When departing from Amsterdam, you have various train station options to start your route 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.
The most popular departure train station with passengers for this route, called Amsterdam Centraal, is located 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city centre of Amsterdam.
The most popular arrival train station, Bruxelles-Midi, is located 1 mile (s) / 1 km away from the city centre of Brussels.
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