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11 trains from £37
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24 trains from £37
Fri, Aug 23
29 trains from £37
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Prices for trains, buses and flights

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Bus
Flight
Sat
Aug 17
£37Eurostar
£12Eurolines Switzerland
£209openskies
Sun
Aug 18
£37Eurostar
£11Flixbus
£48Garuda Indonesia
Mon
Aug 19
£37Eurostar
£9Eurolines Switzerland
£49Garuda Indonesia
Tue
Aug 20
£37Eurostar
£9Bla Bla Bus
£48Garuda Indonesia
Wed
Aug 21
£37Eurostar
£9Bla Bla Bus
£46Garuda Indonesia
Thu
Aug 22
£37Eurostar
£9Bla Bla Bus
£44Garuda Indonesia
Fri
Aug 23
£37Eurostar
£9Flixbus
£50Garuda Indonesia
Sat
Aug 24
£32NS International
£9Bla Bla Bus
£198KLM
Sun
Aug 25
£32NS International
£9Flixbus
£46Garuda Indonesia
Mon
Aug 26
£24NS International
£9Flixbus
£50Garuda Indonesia
Tue
Aug 27
£24NS International
£9Flixbus
£49Garuda Indonesia
Wed
Aug 28
£24NS International
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Thu
Aug 29
£24NS International
£9Flixbus
£48Garuda Indonesia
Fri
Aug 30
£28Thalys
£9Flixbus
£49Garuda Indonesia
Sat
Aug 31
£32NS International
£9Flixbus
£141KLM
Sun
Sep 1
£32NS International
£9Flixbus
£46Garuda Indonesia
Mon
Sep 2
£24NS International
£7Eurolines France
£74csa
Tue
Sep 3
£24NS International
£7Eurolines France
£106openskies
Wed
Sep 4
£24NS International
£7Eurolines France
£90openskies
Thu
Sep 5
£24NS International
£7Eurolines France
£113KLM
Fri
Sep 6
£28Thalys
£7Eurolines France
£126KLM

How to Travel from Amsterdam to Brussels

Travelling from the capital of the Netherlands down into the hub of the European Union is a journey that can be easily conquered by road. Despite lying in separate countries, the travel time between these two locations is deceptively short, so much so that direct flights are usually the least popular method of transport - although KLM does offer services on most days. Flixbus, Megabus and Eurolines all offer fast, cheap routes into Brussels from Amsterdam, with Thalys providing rail services.

Amsterdam to Brussels Travel Comparison

Average Price

Travel Time

Cheapest Time to Book

buses

£9.43

2:45 h

1 Day Before

flight

£24.86

1:51 h

1 Month Before

flight

£50.60

0:50 h

2 Months Before



Getting from Amsterdam to Brussels

Amsterdam and Brussels are well connected to one another and the journey can be done by train, bus or plane. The most popular route is by train as it often the easiest and more efficient but other options such as bus and plane are also available.


The Amsterdam to Brussels train

Which train companies run service from Amsterdam to Brussels?

When getting the Amsterdam to Brussels train are there plenty of train companies to choose from. High-speed train companies such as Thalys and Eurostar runs services between Amsterdam and Brussels as does NS International.

How long is the train journey from Amsterdam to Brussels?

The fastest time to get from Amsterdam to Brussels by train is 1h50m but it can take up to 2h53m if the journey requires a change.

How many trains are there from Amsterdam to Brussels day?

26 trains leave Amsterdam for Brussels every day. The first train leaves at 07:22 and the last train leaves Amsterdam at 21:22 and arrives in Brussels at 00:15 the next day.

What are the departure and arrival station for trains from Amsterdam to Brussels?

Departure Information: All trains from Amsterdam to Brussels trains leave from Amsterdam Centraal. Located in the centre of Amsterdam, it is easily accessible as lots of bus and tram routes finish at Amsterdam Centraal.

Arrival Information: All trains from Amsterdam to Brussels arrive into Brussels Midi, a busy train station located in the south of the city. It is well connected to the rest of the city as it is both the De Ljin bus network and the STIB, which is Brussels own Tram and Metro lines.

The Amsterdam to Brussels bus

Which bus companies run service from Amsterdam to Brussels?

Many bus companies run between Amsterdam and Brussels including Deinbus, Eurolines, Flixbus and Ouibus.

How long is the bus journey from Amsterdam to Brussels?

The fastest service is run by Flixbus and takes 2h45m, the longest direct journey takes 5h and is also run by Flixbus.

How many buses are there from Amsterdam to Brussels day?

There are around 44 buses from Amsterdam to Brussels every day. The first Amsterdam to Brussels bus leaves at 07:00 with the last leaving Amsterdam at 22:00 and arriving at 02:55 in the morning the next day.

What are the departure and arrival station for buses from Amsterdam to Brussels?

Departure Information: Most buses leave from Amsterdam Sloterdijk, which is located to the west of Amsterdam Centraal. It is on Metro line 50 as well as on certain bus and tram lines.

Arrival Information: Most buses arrive in Brussels Gare du Nord located in the Schaerbeek area. It is on tram lines 3 and 4 so it easy to access the rest of the city. Some buses to terminate at other locations throughout the city so it is best to double check before you travel.

The Amsterdam to Brussels plane

Getting the plane from Amsterdam to Brussels is possible but is not a popular option. This is because it flying can take longer than the train due to security check- ins and transfer times. If flying direct the flight can take 50m. Planes leave from Amersterdam Schipol airport and land into Brussels Airport, which is around a 30 minute train journey to the centre of Brussels.

What is the best way to travel from Amsterdam to Brussels?

Cheapest way to travel from Amsterdam to Brussels

The cheapest way to travel from Amsterdam to Brussels is on the bus. All buses from Amsterdam into the Belgian capital are direct, with travellers able to choose from a variety of providers. Eurolines often offer the quickest route into Brussels, with travel time on their afternoon and evening service taking as little as two-and-a-half hours. Flixbus and Megabus provide fast routes that rarely exceed three hours of travel time, leaving at various points throughout the morning, afternoon and evening. The final service of the day usually leaves at 11:00 p.m. and is run by Megabus.

Fastest way to travel from Amsterdam to Brussels

When you account for check-in and waiting times for flights, the train is the quickest option for travel from Amsterdam to Brussels. Both Thalys and International offer direct rail routes into the Belgian capital at several points throughout the day. Total travel time rarely exceeds two hours, although services can stop as early as 5:17 p.m. on some days.

Most popular way to travel from Amsterdam to Brussels

The most popular way to get from Amsterdam to Brussels is on the train. The relatively short distance between the two capitals means that flying is actually the least popular choice.

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Best fares from Amsterdam to Brussels

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Next Month
Mon, Aug 19
Bus
Eurolines Switzerland
12:353h15:35
AmsterdamBrussels
Mon, Aug 19
Train
Eurostar
11:461h 52m13:38
AmsterdamBrussels
Mon, Aug 19
Flight
Garuda Indonesia
06:382h 11m08:49
AmsterdamBrussels
Fastest Way to Travel from Amsterdam to Brussels
Sat, Aug 24
Flight
KLM
07:05 45m07:50
AmsterdamBrussels
Sat, Aug 31
Flight
KLM
14:55 45m15:40
AmsterdamBrussels
Thu, Sep 5
Flight
KLM
14:55 45m15:40
AmsterdamBrussels
Return Journeys from Brussels to Amsterdam
Mon, Aug 19
Bus
Bla Bla Bus
15:504h 25m20:15
BrusselsAmsterdam
Mon, Aug 19
Train
SNCB | IC
05:442h 54m08:38
BrusselsAmsterdam
Mon, Aug 19
Flight
Garuda Indonesia
12:112h 11m14:22
BrusselsAmsterdam

Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey
Amsterdam
Brussels
BusAmsterdam City Centre

Amenities

FlightAmsterdam-Schiphol

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Refreshments
Wifi
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Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the airport and what is the best way to get there?
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TrainAmsterdam Centraal

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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.
Metro lines 51, 52, 53, 54
Bus lines 18, 21, 22, 32, 33, 34, 35, 42, 43
Tram lines 1, 2, 4, 5, 9, 13, 16, 17, 24, 26
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.

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