There are 6 ways to get from Brussels to Amsterdam by train, bus, rideshare, car or plane

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Train  •  1 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Amsterdam Centraal Thalys / ...

$27 - $85

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Bus FlixBus  •  2 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Brussels, Brussels-North station to Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk 810

$11 - $20

4 alternative options

Bus Eurolines NL  •  2 h 33 min

  1. Take the bus from Brussels to Amsterdam Duivendrecht 300

$19 - $24

Rideshare  •  2 h 43 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Brussels to Amsterdam 131.5 miles

$14

Drive  •  2 h 7 min

  1. Drive from Brussels to Amsterdam 127.3 miles

$30 - $45

Fly  •  2 h 29 min

  1. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Amsterdam (AMS) BRU - AMS

$56 - $252

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The cheapest way to get from Brussels to Amsterdam is to rideshare which costs 13€ and takes 2 h 43 min.

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The quickest way to get from Brussels to Amsterdam is to train which costs 23€ - 75€ and takes 1 h 50 min.

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The distance between Brussels and Amsterdam is 173 km. The road distance is 203.6 km.

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The train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Amsterdam Centraal takes 1 h 50 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Brussels, Brussels-North station station and arriving at Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 45 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Brussel-Zuid/Midi and arriving at Amsterdam Centraal. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 50 min.

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The nearest airport to Amsterdam is Amsterdam (AMS) Airport which is 11.2 km away. Other nearby airports include Rotterdam (RTM) (56.6 km), Eindhoven (EIN) (107.5 km), Brussels (BRU) (166.5 km) and Dusseldorf (DUS) (177.3 km).

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  • Distance: 108.4 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 50 min

What companies run services between Brussels, Belgium and Amsterdam, Netherlands?

Thalys operates a train from Brussels to Amsterdam hourly. Tickets cost $60 - $85 and the journey takes 1 h 50 min. Two other operators also service this route. Alternatively, Eurolines NL operates a bus from Brussels to Amsterdam every 3 hours. Tickets cost $15 - $21 and the journey takes 2 h 15 min.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Brussels to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $480
Train operators
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Amsterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$60 - $85
1st Class
$85 - $120
Dutch Railways (NS)
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Brussel-Centraal to Amsterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
2 h 48 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $50
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Eurostar
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Contact Details
Website
eurostar.com
Train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Amsterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
1 h 49 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $110
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$45 - $110
Premier
$100 - $130
Bus operators
Eurolines NL
Website
eurolines.nl
Bus from Brussels to Amsterdam Duivendrecht
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $21
Schedules at
eurolines.nl
FlixBus
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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
[email protected]
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Brussels, Brussels-North station to Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $20
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Other operators
BlaBlaCar
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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Brussels to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
2 h 43 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$14
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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