The cheapest trains from Brussels to Amsterdam

Showing times and prices for 14 Jun

Cheapest

£26

Average

£42

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 Brussels to Amsterdam will cost around £ 42 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 26.

Cheapest
09:52Brussels-Midi1h52 11:44Amsterdam Centraal
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£261One-way
08:49Brussels-Midi2h49 11:38Amsterdam Centraal
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£451One-way
08:45Brussels-Midi2h53 11:38Amsterdam Centraal
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£451One-way
08:45Brussels-Midi2h50 11:35Amsterdam Centraal
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£451One-way
09:45Brussels-Midi2h53 12:38Amsterdam Centraal
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£451One-way

Timetable Brussels to Amsterdam

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08:45Brussels-Midi2h53 11:38Amsterdam Centraal
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08:45Brussels-Midi2h50 11:35Amsterdam Centraal
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08:49Brussels-Midi2h49 11:38Amsterdam Centraal
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09:45Brussels-Midi2h53 12:38Amsterdam Centraal
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09:52Brussels-Midi1h52 11:44Amsterdam Centraal
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10:45Brussels-Midi2h50 13:35Amsterdam Centraal
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Sun
13 Jun
£45SNCB | IC
£15Flixbus
£454KLM
Mon
14 Jun
£26Thalys
£11Flixbus
£454KLM
Tue
15 Jun
£45SNCB | IC
£9Flixbus
£454KLM
Wed
16 Jun
£45SNCB | IC
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£380KLM
Thu
17 Jun
£45SNCB | IC
£9Flixbus
£325KLM
Fri
18 Jun
£45SNCB | IC
£11Flixbus
£282KLM
Sat
19 Jun
£45SNCB | IC
£9Flixbus
£282KLM
Sun
20 Jun
£31SNCB | IC
£9Flixbus
£246KLM
Mon
21 Jun
£24SNCB | IC
£9Flixbus
£216KLM
Tue
22 Jun
£24SNCB | IC
£9Flixbus
£216KLM
Wed
23 Jun
£24SNCB | IC
£9Flixbus
£216KLM
Thu
24 Jun
£23Thalys
£9Flixbus
£216KLM
Fri
25 Jun
£31SNCB | IC
£9Flixbus
£216KLM
Sat
26 Jun
£31SNCB | IC
£9Flixbus
£192KLM
Sun
27 Jun
£31SNCB | IC
£9Flixbus
£192KLM
Mon
28 Jun
£24SNCB | IC
£9Flixbus
£192KLM
Tue
29 Jun
£23Thalys
£9Flixbus
£192KLM
Wed
30 Jun
£23Thalys
£9Flixbus
£170KLM
Thu
1 Jul
£24SNCB | IC
£9Flixbus
£170KLM
Fri
2 Jul
£23Thalys
£9Flixbus
£170KLM
Sat
3 Jul
£31SNCB | IC
£9Flixbus
£170KLM

The fastest trains from Brussels to Amsterdam

Showing times and prices for 14 Jun

Fastest Journey

1 h 52 m

Average

2 h 41 m

Trains per day

6

Distance

173 km

Of the 6 trains that leave Brussels for Amsterdam 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 41 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 1 h 52 m .

The slowest trains will take 2 h 53 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
09:52Brussels-Midi1h52 11:44Amsterdam Centraal
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£261One-way
08:49Brussels-Midi2h49 11:38Amsterdam Centraal
1 changes
£451One-way
08:45Brussels-Midi2h50 11:35Amsterdam Centraal
1 changes
£451One-way
10:45Brussels-Midi2h50 13:35Amsterdam Centraal
1 changes
£451One-way
08:45Brussels-Midi2h53 11:38Amsterdam Centraal
0 changes
£451One-way

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Journey Summary

Brussels to Amsterdam Train Information

Avg. Train Duration
3 hours 46 minutes
Train Ticket Price: £32
Trains depart from:Brussels
Trains arrive in:Amsterdam
Distance:173 km
Train Companies:Thalys, SNCB | IC
Train companies

Brussels to Amsterdam with Eurostar and Thalys

You can travel by train between Brussels and Amsterdam with Eurostar and Thalys for as low as £26. When you search for timetables and tickets, Omio will show you the best trip.

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You can find the best prices on Eurostar train tickets between Brussels and Amsterdam on Omio. Eurostar’s high-speed railway service connects the United Kingdom to Europe through the Channel Tunnel, also known as the Chunnel, with journeys connecting London to Paris, Brussels, Lille and Amsterdam amongst other popular European cities. The Eurostar effectively opens up train travel in Europe to passengers from the UK. With Eurostar trains reaching speeds up to 200 mph, you can travel 107 miles (173 km) underwater through the Chunnel from Brussels to Amsterdam comfortably.

When you book your Eurostar train between Brussels and Amsterdam, you can choose between three classes: 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). Simply check Eurostar train timetables for Brussels to Amsterdam, choose the best ticket prices available for this route and book your train ticket on Omio!

Eurostar has updated its ticket policies due to the coronavirus. Keep these in mind when booking your Eurostar tickets between Brussels and Amsterdam and when travelling by train:

  • 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.

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 Thalys. 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 Thalys 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.

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FAQs
Are there COVID-19 travel restrictions for trains between Brussels and Amsterdam?

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

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

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

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

Conditions of entry:

  • 10-day mandatory quarantine and a negative COVID-19 test issued at most 1 days before arrival
  • A negative result for COVID-19 is a condition to end the quarantine obligation earlier. It is tested in quarantine on day 5

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

When travelling in Netherlands, 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 09/06/2021. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train from Brussels to Amsterdam before travelling.

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

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

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

Reentry to Belgium is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Netherlands

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

What are the entry requirements?

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival and 10 day mandatory self quarantine
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
  • A negative result for COVID-19 is a condition for subsequent release from quarantine. It is tested in quarantine on days 1 and 7

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

The government of Belgium 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 09/06/2021. 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 Amsterdam to Brussels train here.

What is the price of the cheapest train from Brussels to Amsterdam?
If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find a cheap train to Amsterdam from Brussels for as little as £26  in the next 7 days.
What is the cost of a train ticket from Brussels to Amsterdam on average?
In the next 7 days you’ll find that the average cost of a train ticket to Amsterdam from Brussels is £43  one way.
What is the distance by train from Brussels to Amsterdam?
You should expect to travel around 107 miles (173 km)  to Amsterdam from Brussels by train.
How many hours does it take from Brussels to Amsterdam by train?
The Brussels to Amsterdam train duration is on average 1 h 52 min, which is to be expected when travelling 107 miles (173 km) to Amsterdam from Brussels. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays.
When travelling by train from Brussels to Amsterdam, which train station in Brussels do I depart from and which train station in Amsterdam do I arrive in?

Some of the Brussels train stations to Amsterdam you can start your journey from include Bruxelles-Midi, Bruxelles-Central and Brussels-Nord. Similarly, some of the arrival train stations in Amsterdam include Amsterdam Centraal, Amsterdam Sloterdijk and Amsterdam Centraal.

When travelling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Bruxelles-Midi   and arriving in Amsterdam Centraal.

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

Passengers board the train most frequently from Bruxelles-Midi, which is located around 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Amsterdam Centraal, located 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from the city centre.

Which train providers can take me between Brussels and Amsterdam?
When taking a train from Brussels to Amsterdam, you can count on Thalys or Eurostar for the best way to get you to Amsterdam. You can also check all possible train companies who offer a service between Brussels and Amsterdam and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
Is there a direct train from Brussels to Amsterdam?
Yes, you can look for direct trains from Brussels to Amsterdam with Thalys or SNCB | IC  without needing to change in between. Taking a direct train tends to save you time getting you to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to this when booking a ticket for this journey.
When is the earliest train from Brussels to Amsterdam? When is the last train from Brussels to Amsterdam?
The first train from Brussels to Amsterdam leaves at 04: 45   and the last train for this leaves at 09: 44. Omio shows you the latest train from Brussels to Amsterdam timetable to help you book the best departure time for this journey.
How early should I buy Brussels to Amsterdam train tickets to get the best deals?
If you book a train ticket to Amsterdam from Brussels within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average £43 one way. However, we recommend booking your train in advance to get access to the best prices. Train tickets from Brussels to Amsterdam are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.
Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Brussels
Amsterdam
Bruxelles-Central
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Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is within walking distance of the city centre and is connected to other parts of the city by public transport.<br>Metro lines 1, 3, 4, 5<br>Suburban train lines S1, S2, S5, S7, S9
How long does it take to get from the train station to the city centre?
This station is a 5-10 minute walk from the city centre.
Bruxelles-Midi
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Bruxelles-Nord
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