The cheapest trains from Amsterdam to Brussels

Showing times and prices for 18 Oct

Cheapest

£43

Average

£51

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.

Cheapest
09:25Amsterdam Centraal2h46 12:11Brussels-Midi
1 changes
£431One-way
Cheapest
08:25Amsterdam Centraal2h46 11:11Brussels-Midi
1 changes
£431One-way
Cheapest
08:25Amsterdam Centraal2h52 11:17Brussels-Midi
0 changes
£431One-way
Cheapest
09:25Amsterdam Centraal2h52 12:17Brussels-Midi
0 changes
£431One-way
10:15Amsterdam Centraal1h53 12:08Brussels-Midi
0 changes
£841One-way

Timetable Amsterdam to Brussels

Showing trains for tomorrow, Mon, 18 Oct
08:25Amsterdam Centraal2h46 11:11Brussels-Midi
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08:25Amsterdam Centraal2h52 11:17Brussels-Midi
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09:25Amsterdam Centraal2h46 12:11Brussels-Midi
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09:25Amsterdam Centraal2h52 12:17Brussels-Midi
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10:15Amsterdam Centraal1h53 12:08Brussels-Midi
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COMPARE Prices across different modes

Sun
17 Oct
Find prices
£62Flixbus
£291KLM
Mon
18 Oct
£43NS International
£15Flixbus
£291KLM
Tue
19 Oct
£43NS International
£9Flixbus
£254KLM
Wed
20 Oct
£43NS International
£9Flixbus
£224KLM
Thu
21 Oct
£43NS International
£9Flixbus
£198KLM
Fri
22 Oct
£43NS International
£11BlaBlaCar Bus
£132Lufthansa
Sat
23 Oct
£39Thalys
£9Flixbus
£132Lufthansa
Sun
24 Oct
Find prices
£9Flixbus
£143KLM
Mon
25 Oct
£22NS International
£8Flixbus
£143KLM
Tue
26 Oct
£22NS International
£9Flixbus
£143KLM
Wed
27 Oct
£22NS International
£9Flixbus
£129KLM
Thu
28 Oct
£22NS International
£9Flixbus
£129KLM
Fri
29 Oct
£29NS International
£9Flixbus
£92Lufthansa
Sat
30 Oct
£29NS International
£9Flixbus
£103Lufthansa
Sun
31 Oct
£29NS International
£9Flixbus
£118KLM
Mon
1 Nov
£22NS International
£12Flixbus
£118KLM
Tue
2 Nov
£22NS International
£9Flixbus
£118KLM
Wed
3 Nov
£22NS International
£9Flixbus
£118KLM
Thu
4 Nov
£22NS International
£9Flixbus
£118KLM
Fri
5 Nov
£29NS International
£9Flixbus
£118KLM
Sat
6 Nov
£29NS International
£10Flixbus
£118KLM

The fastest trains from Amsterdam to Brussels

Showing times and prices for 18 Oct

Fastest Journey

1 h 53 m

Average

2 h 37 m

Trains per day

5

Distance

173 km

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.

Fastest
10:15Amsterdam Centraal1h53 12:08Brussels-Midi
0 changes
£841One-way
09:25Amsterdam Centraal2h46 12:11Brussels-Midi
1 changes
£431One-way
08:25Amsterdam Centraal2h46 11:11Brussels-Midi
1 changes
£431One-way
08:25Amsterdam Centraal2h52 11:17Brussels-Midi
0 changes
£431One-way
09:25Amsterdam Centraal2h52 12:17Brussels-Midi
0 changes
£431One-way

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Train Information between Amsterdam and Brussels

distanceDistance107 miles (173 km)
durationAverage train duration2 h 46 min
priceAverage train ticket price£43 (€48)
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 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.

Train companies

Travel with Thalys and Eurostar between Amsterdam and Brussels

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
Thalys

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:

  • Average Duration: 1 h 49 min
  • Eurostar frequency: 1 a day

When you buy your Eurostar train tickets between Amsterdam and Brussels don't forget to keep the following COVID-19 related policies in mind:

  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended
  • Pre-reservation / seat allocation
  • Exceptions to waive change or cancellation fees policy
  • If passengers have an upcoming booking and are unable to or would rather not travel, there is a possibility to postpone their trip and claim an eVoucher. The eVoucher allows passengers to make a new booking within 12 months of the initial booking for travel until late 2021.

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 COVID-19 travel restrictions for trains from Amsterdam to Brussels?

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

Can I enter Belgium from Netherlands?

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

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

Conditions of entry:

  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing

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

All travellers in Belgium must observe these coronavirus safety measures:

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

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.

Are there travel restrictions, such as quarantine measures, in place when returning to Amsterdam, Netherlands from Brussels, Belgium?

The current restriction level for your return trip by train from Brussels to Amsterdam is: Partially open

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Netherlands from Belgium?

Reentry to Netherlands 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?

What are the entry requirements?

  • 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:

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

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.

What is the price of the cheapest train to Brussels from Amsterdam?
If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find a cheap train to Brussels from Amsterdam for as little as £39  in the next 7 days.
What is the cost of a train ticket from Amsterdam to Brussels on average?
If you’re looking to book tickets for this journey in the next 7 days, you’ll find that Amsterdam to Brussels train prices are on average £43  one way.
What is the distance to Brussels from Amsterdam via train?
You should expect to travel around 107 miles (173 km)  between Amsterdam and Brussels by train.
What is the average Amsterdam to Brussels train duration?
The Amsterdam to Brussels train duration is on average 2 h 46 min, which is to be expected when travelling 107 miles (173 km) from Amsterdam to Brussels. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays.
Which train station in Amsterdam goes to Brussels? Which train station do I come into Brussels from Amsterdam?

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.

Where is the train station in Amsterdam? Where is the train station in Brussels?

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.

Which train providers can get me from Amsterdam to Brussels?
When taking a train from Amsterdam to Brussels, you can count on NS International, Thalys, Eurostar or NS International | IC for the best way to get you to Brussels. You can also check all possible train providers who offer a service to Brussels from Amsterdam and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
Can I book a direct train from Amsterdam to Brussels?
Yes, there are 16 direct trains per day between Amsterdam and Brussels, and you can find a direct train for this route with NS International  on Omio. It's worth paying attention to when you purchase your train ticket as direct services tend to offer more convenience and save you time getting to your destination.
How many train services are there between Amsterdam and Brussels 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 can I take the first train from Amsterdam to Brussels? When can I take the last train for the day?
You can take the first train from Amsterdam to Brussels at 06: 25   or take the last train from Amsterdam to Brussels leaving at 10: 45. Look for the latest Amsterdam Brussels train timetable on Omio and book the best time to take the train for this journey.
How early should I book Amsterdam to Brussels train tickets to get the best deals?
In general, we recommend booking tickets for trains in advance to score the best deals from all possible train companies offering this trip and save money. If you purchase train tickets from Amsterdam to Brussels within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average £43 one way. To find the best prices for this route, consider booking your train ticket from Amsterdam to Brussels a few months in advance.

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.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxiTaxi
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket office hours
Mon - Sun: 05: 50 - 20: 59
Connections to/from station
Tram lines: 2, 12, 4, 14, 13, 24, 17, 26
Train lines: Intercity, Intercity Express, Sprinter, Nightjet
Metro lines: 51, 53, 54, 52
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
Ferry lines: 901, 906, 902, 907, 905