|Distance||107 miles (173 km)|
|Average train duration||2 h 50 min|
|Average train ticket price||£40 (€46)|
|Train frequency||12 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 12 direct trains a day|
|Train providers||SNCB | 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.
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 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:
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 between Brussels, Belgium and Amsterdam, Netherlands by train is: Partially open.
International entry status: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Belgium
Conditions of entry:
When travelling in Netherlands, you must follow these COVID-19 safety rules:
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.
Return travel from Netherlands to Belgium is: Partially open.
Entry into Belgium is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Netherlands
Requirements for reentering:
The government of Belgium has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
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.
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.
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.
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