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Cheap train tickets from Brussels to Amsterdam

Showing times and prices for 14 Jul

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The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Brussels to Amsterdam is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid travelling at rush hour.

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SNCB
08:442h51
Brussels-Midi
11:35Amsterdam Centraal
£501One-way
0 changes
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SNCB
09:442h51
Brussels-Midi
12:35Amsterdam Centraal
£501One-way
0 changes
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SNCB
10:442h51
Brussels-Midi
13:35Amsterdam Centraal
£501One-way
0 changes
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SNCB
11:442h51
Brussels-Midi
14:35Amsterdam Centraal
£501One-way
0 changes
Eurostar
09:522h01
Brussels-Midi
11:53Amsterdam Centraal
£781One-way
0 changes

Train timetableBrussels to Amsterdam

Showing trains for tomorrow, Sunday, 14 July
SNCB
08:442h51
Brussels-Midi
11:35Amsterdam Centraal
0 changes
SNCB
09:442h51
Brussels-Midi
12:35Amsterdam Centraal
0 changes
Eurostar
09:522h01
Brussels-Midi
11:53Amsterdam Centraal
0 changes
Eurostar
09:522h01
Brussels-Midi
11:53Amsterdam Centraal
0 changes
SNCB
10:442h51
Brussels-Midi
13:35Amsterdam Centraal
0 changes
SNCB
11:442h51
Brussels-Midi
14:35Amsterdam Centraal
0 changes

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Train times from Brussels to Amsterdam

Showing times and prices for 14 Jul

Fastest Journey

2 h 1 m

Average

2 h 34 m

Trains per day

6

Distance

173 km

Of the 6 trains that leave Brussels for Amsterdam every day 6 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Fastest
Eurostar
09:522h01
Brussels-Midi
11:53Amsterdam Centraal
£781One-way
0 changes
Fastest
Eurostar
09:522h01
Brussels-Midi
11:53Amsterdam Centraal
£781One-way
0 changes
SNCB
08:442h51
Brussels-Midi
11:35Amsterdam Centraal
£501One-way
0 changes
SNCB
09:442h51
Brussels-Midi
12:35Amsterdam Centraal
£501One-way
0 changes
SNCB
10:442h51
Brussels-Midi
13:35Amsterdam Centraal
£501One-way
0 changes

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The journey would have been a great experience if the train hadn't been late. The facilities on the train were very good, as there was working wifi and I was able to charge my devices. The seat was also quite cosy and I had enough legroom. The service was also quite good. Unfortunately, this was all overshadowed by the train's unpunctuality. Overall, a good journey if the train is on time.
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The train journey from Brussels to Amsterdam was a fascinating journey with several positive aspects. The route offered interesting insights into the Belgian countryside and made it possible to enjoy the journey to the full. The variety of catering options on board was also impressive. Unfortunately, the cleanliness of the train could be improved in some places to ensure a hygienic environment.
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Unfortunately, there was no wifi or power sockets available. The seats were very comfortable and you had enough legroom. The toilets and seats were a bit dirty. The staff were very good. You didn't have to change trains and the journey wasn't long.
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The train journey was very nice. The train was equipped with good wifi, comfortable benches and a relaxed atmosphere. What's more, the sanitary facilities were well cleaned. To summarise, I can say that the journey was exquisite and highly recommended.
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I had some positive experiences on the journey. The train was on time to the minute. At the station, the staff were extremely open to problems or questions. Another thing I noticed was the hygiene of the sanitary facilities. I also rate the price-performance ratio with five stars. The only problem was that there was no fast network. Overall, I recommend the connection.
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The return journey from Brussels to Amsterdam was also a pleasant experience. The train was comfortable and modern, and the staff were friendly and courteous. The journey was also punctual and offered a beautiful view of the countryside. All in all, a reliable and recommendable journey.
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A very pleasant ride and great experience. The journey was very quick and very quiet so I was able to get some sleep. The staff were friendly and helpful. The train was on time and I didn't have to change trains. I also had a small table where I could eat. The price was fair and really reasonable. All in all, it was a very pleasant experience and I can only recommend it.

Overview: Train from Brussels to Amsterdam

distanceDistance107 miles
durationAverage train duration1 h 52 min
priceAverage train ticket price£50 (€57)
frequencyTrain frequency16 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 16 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersNS International | IC Brussel, Eurostar, PKP Intercity, European Sleeper, BSB, NS International | IC Direct or SNCB

Trains from Brussels to Amsterdam cover the 107 miles long trip taking on average 1 h 52 min with our travel partners like NS International | IC Brussel, Eurostar, PKP Intercity, European Sleeper, BSB, NS International | IC Direct or SNCB. Normally, there are 16 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as £21, but the average price of train tickets is £50. Travellers depart most frequently from Brussels-Midi and arrive in Amsterdam Centraal.

Train companies: NS International | IC Brussel, Eurostar and PKP Intercity trains Brussels to Amsterdam

For as little as £21 you can travel by train to Amsterdam from Brussels with NS International | IC Brussel, Eurostar and PKP Intercity. Omio will show you the best deals, timetables and tickets available for this trip.

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 to Amsterdam from Brussels in ultimate comfort coupled with modern, comfortable seats and large windows. When booking your Eurostar train to Amsterdam from 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).

Train information from Brussels to Amsterdam with Eurostar:

  • Average Duration: 1 h 52 min
  • Cheapest Price: £46
  • Eurostar frequency: 2 a day

Trains from Brussels to Amsterdam

The journey from the Belgian capital to the Dutch capital is easy with so many regular trains from Brussels to Amsterdam to choose from. On average, there are 36 trains per day, including at weekends and departures are around 20 minutes apart. Direct trains take from just over two hours to just over three hours to complete the trip.

Which train companies go from Brussels to Amsterdam?

Service providers include SNCB | IC (Belgian Rail Intercity) and Eurostar. Both offer direct trains from Brussels to Amsterdam as wells as services with one change en route, normally at Rotterdam Centraal.

How long is the train from Brussels to Amsterdam?

High-speed Eurostar trains can complete the journey in 2 hours and 10 minutes while direct SNCB | IC trains are slightly slower at 3 hours and 20 minutes. Some services require passengers to change at Rotterdam Centraal Station. In the case of SNCB | IC trains, travellers will be transferred to a faster service and the journey time is reduced accordingly to approximately 2 hours 50 minutes.

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

The earliest train to Amsterdam departs from Brussels at 5.52 a.m. each morning. The last service of the day is at 9.52 p.m. Trains leave at a rate of three per hour during the day though the number is reduced at off-peak times and at weekends and public holidays.

What facilities are available on trains from Brussels to Amsterdam?

Passengers can choose from two levels of service on most trains from Brussels to Amsterdam. Each of the comfortable carriages has toilet facilities and refreshments and WiFi are available. Assistance is available for disabled passengers on all trains.

What is/are the departure and arrival station(s) for trains from Brussels to Amsterdam?

Departure Station: Trains leave from Brussels Midi Train Station which is just a five-minute walk from the centre of the city. The station is can be reached easily by Metro from any part of the city.

Arrival Station: Amsterdam Centraal Station lies on the banks of the River Amstel close to the city centre. Travellers can walk to Dam Square in the heart of the capital in ten minutes.

FAQs: Brussels to Amsterdam train

FAQs: Travel by train from Brussels to Amsterdam 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 Brussels to Amsterdam.
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Cheap train tickets from Brussels to Amsterdam can start from as little as £21 when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Brussels to Amsterdam is £50; however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
On average the Brussels to Amsterdam train time is 1 h 52 min   covering the 107 mile long journey, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or if traveling on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Brussels to Amsterdam leaves at 04: 52. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Brussels to Amsterdam leaves at 20: 52.
Yes, it is possible to travel from Brussels to Amsterdam without having to change trains with Eurostar or SNCB. There are 16 direct trains from Brussels to Amsterdam each day. There may be fewer direct services available on weekends or holidays.
Yes, there's a high-speed train to Amsterdam. Take the fast train with Eurostar from Brussels to Amsterdam.
The high-speed Eurostar train from Brussels to Amsterdam takes around 1 h 52 min.
Take the Brussels to Amsterdam train with NS International | IC Brussel, Eurostar, PKP Intercity, European Sleeper, BSB, NS International | IC Direct or SNCB. However, it's always good to check out all possible train providers for the journey from Brussels to Amsterdam as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
Yes, you can take a night train from Brussels to Amsterdam with European Sleeper. Find all the info regarding night trains in Europe.  

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

Passengers board the train most frequently from Brussels-Midi, which is located around 2 miles (3.2 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Amsterdam Centraal, located 1 mile (1.6 km) away from the city centre.

A day trip to Amsterdam from Brussels is worth doing with a journey time of 1 h 52 min each way. Check with Omio app   the best way to travel.
The cheapest month to travel from Brussels to Amsterdam by train is June.
You have options as you can travel between Brussels and Amsterdam 3 different ways: train, coach or flight.

Important Stations and Airports in Brussels and Amsterdam

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Amsterdam
The major railway station for departures from Brussels is Brussels-Central. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Brussels-Central for your trip from Brussels to Amsterdam.
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Phone Number
+32 25282828
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Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Sun: 06: 15 - 22: 00
Public transport options for Brussels-Central
Metro lines: 1, 5
Train lines: IC, Intercity Direct 9200, RER (S1, S2, S3, S6, S8, S10)

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