The cheapest trains from Brussels to Amsterdam

Showing times and prices for 18 Oct

Cheapest

£44

Average

£57

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 £ 57 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 44.

Cheapest
09:45Brussels-Midi2h53 12:38Amsterdam Centraal
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£441One-way
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07:44Brussels-Midi2h54 10:38Amsterdam Centraal
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£441One-way
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08:45Brussels-Midi2h53 11:38Amsterdam Centraal
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£441One-way
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11:45Brussels-Midi2h53 14:38Amsterdam Centraal
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£441One-way
Cheapest
10:45Brussels-Midi2h50 13:35Amsterdam Centraal
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£441One-way

Timetable Brussels to Amsterdam

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07:44Brussels-Midi2h54 10:38Amsterdam Centraal
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07:52Brussels-Midi1h52 09:44Amsterdam Centraal
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08:45Brussels-Midi2h53 11:38Amsterdam Centraal
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08:52Brussels-Midi1h52 10:44Amsterdam 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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11:45Brussels-Midi2h53 14:38Amsterdam Centraal
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11:52Brussels-Midi1h52 13:44Amsterdam Centraal
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COMPARE Prices across different modes

Sun
17 Oct
£44SNCB | IC
£15Flixbus
£440KLM
Mon
18 Oct
£44SNCB | IC
£11Flixbus
£440KLM
Tue
19 Oct
£44SNCB | IC
£9Flixbus
£440KLM
Wed
20 Oct
£44SNCB | IC
£9Flixbus
£368KLM
Thu
21 Oct
£44SNCB | IC
£9Flixbus
£315KLM
Fri
22 Oct
£39Thalys
£11Flixbus
£274KLM
Sat
23 Oct
£53Eurostar
£9Flixbus
£274KLM
Sun
24 Oct
£53Eurostar
£9Flixbus
£238KLM
Mon
25 Oct
£23SNCB | IC
£9Flixbus
£238KLM
Tue
26 Oct
£23SNCB | IC
£9Flixbus
£209KLM
Wed
27 Oct
£23SNCB | IC
£9Flixbus
£209KLM
Thu
28 Oct
£23SNCB | IC
£9Flixbus
£274KLM
Fri
29 Oct
£30SNCB | IC
£12Flixbus
£315KLM
Sat
30 Oct
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£9Flixbus
£209KLM
Sun
31 Oct
£30SNCB | IC
£12Flixbus
£209KLM
Mon
1 Nov
£23SNCB | IC
£9Flixbus
£186KLM
Tue
2 Nov
£23SNCB | IC
£9Flixbus
£186KLM
Wed
3 Nov
£23SNCB | IC
£9Flixbus
£165KLM
Thu
4 Nov
£23SNCB | IC
£9Flixbus
£165KLM
Fri
5 Nov
£30SNCB | IC
£9Flixbus
£165KLM
Sat
6 Nov
£30SNCB | IC
£9Flixbus
£165KLM

The fastest trains from Brussels to Amsterdam

Showing times and prices for 18 Oct

Fastest Journey

1 h 52 m

Average

2 h 25 m

Trains per day

9

Distance

173 km

Of the 9 trains that leave Brussels for Amsterdam every day 8 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 25 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 54 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
07:52Brussels-Midi1h52 09:44Amsterdam Centraal
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£721One-way
Fastest
09:52Brussels-Midi1h52 11:44Amsterdam Centraal
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£721One-way
Fastest
11:52Brussels-Midi1h52 13:44Amsterdam Centraal
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£721One-way
Fastest
08:52Brussels-Midi1h52 10:44Amsterdam Centraal
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£721One-way
10:45Brussels-Midi2h50 13:35Amsterdam Centraal
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£441One-way

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Train Information between Brussels and Amsterdam

distanceDistance107 miles (173 km)
durationAverage train duration1 h 52 min
priceAverage train ticket price£45 (€51)
frequencyTrain frequency12 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 12 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesSNCB | IC, Thalys or Eurostar

Trains from Brussels to Amsterdam cover the 107 miles (173 km) long route taking on average 1 h 52 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 route costs around £45, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £39. Travellers depart most frequently from Bruxelles-Midi and arrive in Amsterdam Centraal.

Train companies

Travel with Thalys and Eurostar between Brussels and Amsterdam

You can travel by train between Brussels and Amsterdam with Thalys and Eurostar for as low as £39. When you search for timetables and tickets, Omio will show you the best journey.

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.

Thalys is one of the best options when travelling by train between Brussels and Amsterdam. Omio quickly shows you current Thalys train timetables for the Brussels - Amsterdam trip and makes it easier than ever for you to buy train tickets online for the cheapest, fastest or earliest journey available. The distance from Brussels to Amsterdam is around 107 miles (173 km) and the cheapest Thalys one-way ticket you can book starts at £39. As you check the latest Brussels to Amsterdam train timetable from Thalys for your ideal departure and arrival times, you can also review travel information, such as luggage policy and amenities offered onboard, and compare the best route available to arrive to Amsterdam safely. 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. Let Omio quickly find you the perfect Thalys ticket between Brussels and Amsterdam so you can spend more time enjoying the smooth and easy journey!

  • Average Price: £39

When purchasing your Thalys train tickets between Brussels and Amsterdam, keep the following coronavirus related policies and recommendations in mind outlined by our travel partner:

  • 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.

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FAQs
What are the travel restrictions for Amsterdam, Netherlands if I'm coming from Brussels, Belgium by train?

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

Is international entry into Amsterdam from Brussels restricted?

International entry 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?

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

The above information was last checked on 13/10/2021. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train from Brussels to Amsterdam closer to your date of departure here.

What COVID restrictions are there for my return journey by train to Brussels, Belgium from Amsterdam, Netherlands?

Return travel from Netherlands to Belgium is: Fully open.

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

Entry into Belgium is allowed for: Entry is fully 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
  • 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?

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 13/10/2021. 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 trains between Brussels and Amsterdam cost?
Omio customers have found the cheapest trains between Brussels and Amsterdam to cost as little as £39  in the next 7 days.
What is the average price of train tickets from Brussels to Amsterdam?
In the next 7 days you’ll find that the average cost of a train ticket between Brussels and Amsterdam is £45  one way.
What is the distance by train from Brussels to Amsterdam?
The Brussels to Amsterdam train distance is approximately 107 miles (173 km).
How long is the train journey between Brussels and Amsterdam?
While the time it takes to travel 107 miles (173 km) from Brussels to Amsterdam can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays, the train duration from Brussels to Amsterdam is on average 1 h 52 min.
Which train station in Brussels goes to Amsterdam? Which train station do I come into Amsterdam from Brussels?

When taking the train from Brussels to Amsterdam, you can choose to depart from train stations like Bruxelles-Midi, Bruxelles-Central and Brussels-Nord. Your journey 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 Brussels train station located? Where is the Amsterdam train station located?

Passengers board the train most frequently from Bruxelles-Midi, which is located around 1 mile (s) / 1 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 should I travel with from Brussels to Amsterdam?
For the route from Brussels to Amsterdam you can take a train with SNCB | IC, Thalys or Eurostar. Be sure to check out all possible train providers that offer services between Brussels and Amsterdam on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
How many trains per day are there between Brussels and Amsterdam?
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.
When is the earliest train from Brussels to Amsterdam? When is the last train from Brussels to Amsterdam?
The earliest train departing from Brussels to Amsterdam leaves at 06: 16. The last train departing from Brussels to Amsterdam leaves at 12: 22. You can find the latest Brussels to Amsterdam train schedule on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.
How far in advance should I purchase train tickets from Brussels to Amsterdam for the best deals?
You can find a train between Brussels and Amsterdam to cost on average £45 one way if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend buying train tickets in advance to score the best deals and save money on your route. You’ll see tickets for the Brussels to Amsterdam train generally on sale a few months before the planned travel 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
TaxiTaxi
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket office hours
Mon - Sun: 06: 15 - 22: 00
Connections to/from station
Train lines: IC, Intercity Direct 9200, RER (S1, S2, S3, S6, S8, S10)
Metro lines: 1, 5