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Overview: Train from Brussels to Amsterdam

distanceDistance107 miles (173 km)
durationAverage train duration2 h 50 min
priceAverage train ticket price£40 (€46)
frequencyTrain frequency12 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 12 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersSNCB | IC, Thalys or Eurostar

Trains from Brussels to Amsterdam cover the 107 miles (173 km) long journey taking on average 2 h 50 min with our travel partners like SNCB | IC, Thalys or Eurostar. Normally, there are 12 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around £40, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £30. Travellers depart most frequently from Bruxelles-Midi and arrive in Amsterdam Centraal.

Train companies: Thalys and Eurostar trains Brussels to Amsterdam

For as little as £30 you can travel by train from Brussels to Amsterdam with Thalys and Eurostar. Omio will show you the best deals, timetables and tickets available for this trip.

Thalys
Eurostar

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

Enjoy a smooth and easy journey to Amsterdam from Brussels with Thalys! As an official travel partner of Thalys, Omio can help you search current train timetables from Thalys, compare the best routes to Amsterdam from Brussels as well as the class fares available for this route (including information on luggage policy and amenities provided onboard), and buy the most affordable Thalys Brussels to Amsterdam train ticket available today. If you search for Thalys tickets in the Omio app, you can also see if they are mobile tickets so that you can travel paperless rather than needing to wait in a queue at the train station in person to purchase tickets. Once you find your ideal route, book your one-way train to Amsterdam from Brussels on Omio or in the Omio app in just a few simple steps. You can then sit back and enjoy the 107 miles (173 km) route between Brussels and Amsterdam with ease and comfort on a train with Thalys.

    When you buy your Thalys train tickets to Amsterdam from 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
    • 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.

    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.

    Travel Tips: Trains from Brussels to Amsterdam

    Travel by train 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.
    FAQs

    Is cross-border travel by train between Brussels, Belgium and Amsterdam, Netherlands allowed?

    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:

    • 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?

    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 20/01/2022. 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.

    What is the restriction level for the return leg of a round trip journey from Amsterdam, Netherlands to Brussels, Belgium?

    Return travel from Netherlands to Belgium is: Partially open.

    Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Brussels from Amsterdam?

    Entry into 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?

    Requirements for reentering:

    • 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?

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

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

    Last checked on 20/01/2022. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to the travel date of your train to Brussels from Amsterdam.

    How much do cheap train tickets to Amsterdam from Brussels cost?

    You can find a cheap train from Brussels to Amsterdam for some dates and times for as low as £30  one way in the next 7 days.

    How much is a train ticket from Brussels to Amsterdam?

    If you are looking to purchase your train ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Brussels to Amsterdam train to cost on average £40  one way.

    What is the distance from Brussels to Amsterdam via train?

    You should expect to travel around 107 miles (173 km)  between Brussels and Amsterdam by train.

    How long is the train to Amsterdam from Brussels?

    While the time it takes to travel 107 miles (173 km) between Brussels and Amsterdam can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays, the train duration from Brussels to Amsterdam is on average 2 h 50 min.

    Which train station in Brussels goes to Amsterdam? Which train station do I come into Amsterdam from Brussels?

    When taking the train to Amsterdam from Brussels, you can choose to depart from train stations like Bruxelles-Midi, Bruxelles-Central and Brussels-Nord. Your route can end in train stations such as Amsterdam Centraal and Amsterdam Sloterdijk.

    Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Bruxelles-Midi   and arrive in Amsterdam Centraal.

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

    Passengers board their train most frequently from Bruxelles-Midi and travel around 1.1 miles (1.8 km) from the city centre to this train station.

    Passengers travelling this route most often arrive at Amsterdam Centraal and need to travel approximately 0.6 miles (916 m) from the train station to the city centre in Amsterdam.

    Which train providers should I travel with from Brussels to Amsterdam?

    For the best Brussels to Amsterdam train to book, you can travel safely and comfortably with SNCB | IC, Thalys or Eurostar. However, it's always good to check all possible train companies with services between Brussels and Amsterdam to compare what amenities they may offer.

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

    On average, there are 12 trains a day from Brussels to Amsterdam. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.

    What are the first and last departure train times from Brussels to Amsterdam?

    The first train from Brussels to Amsterdam leaves at 07: 44   and the last train for this leaves at 14: 52. Omio shows you the latest train from Brussels to Amsterdam times to help you book the best departure time for this route.

    How early should I purchase train tickets from Brussels to Amsterdam to score 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 £40 one way. However, we recommend booking your train in advance to get access to the best prices. Train tickets between Brussels and Amsterdam are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.

    Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

    Brussels
    Amsterdam
    Bruxelles-Midi is the most popular Brussels 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 Brussels for your journey to Amsterdam.
    Amenities at station
    WifiWifi
    LockersLockers
    ParkingParking
    ATMATM
    TaxisTaxis
    AccessibilityAccessibility
    phone
    Phone Number
    +32 25282828
    ticketOfficeHours
    Ticket Office Hours
    Mon - Sun: 06: 15 - 22: 00
    Public transport options for Bruxelles-Central
    Metro lines: 1, 5
    Train lines: IC, Intercity Direct 9200, RER (S1, S2, S3, S6, S8, S10)