Cheap bus tickets from Amsterdam to Brussels

Showing times and prices for Jan 29

Cheapest

$17

Average

$41

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 Amsterdam to Brussels will cost around $ 41 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 17.

2nd Cheapest
03:05PMAmsterdam3h46 06:51PMBRUXELLES-Midi / Brussel Zuid, Rue de France
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$171One-way
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12:25PMAmsterdam3h19 03:44PMBRUXELLES-Midi / Brussel Zuid, Rue de France
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$171One-way
07:00AMAmsterdam, Station Duivendrecht3h45 10:45AMBruxelles, Gare du Nord
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$901One-way

Bus schedule from Amsterdam to Brussels

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07:00AMAmsterdam, Station Duivendrecht3h45 10:45AMBruxelles, Gare du Nord
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12:25PMAmsterdam3h19 03:44PMBRUXELLES-Midi / Brussel Zuid, Rue de France
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03:05PMAmsterdam3h46 06:51PMBRUXELLES-Midi / Brussel Zuid, Rue de France
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Sat
Jan 29
$59NS International
$12Flixbus
$398Lufthansa
Sun
Jan 30
$97Thalys
$16Flixbus
$398Lufthansa
Mon
Jan 31
$59NS International
$14BlaBlaCar Bus
$398Lufthansa Cityline
Tue
Feb 1
$59NS International
$14Flixbus
$397KLM
Wed
Feb 2
$59NS International
$14BlaBlaCar Bus
$397KLM
Thu
Feb 3
$59NS International
$12Flixbus
$348KLM
Fri
Feb 4
$39NS International
$14Flixbus
$348KLM
Sat
Feb 5
$39NS International
$12Flixbus
$308KLM
Sun
Feb 6
$39NS International
$12Flixbus
$308KLM
Mon
Feb 7
$30NS International
$12Flixbus
$271KLM
Tue
Feb 8
$30NS International
$12Flixbus
$271KLM
Wed
Feb 9
$30NS International
$17BlaBlaCar Bus
$241KLM
Thu
Feb 10
$30NS International
$12Flixbus
$241KLM
Fri
Feb 11
$39NS International
$12Flixbus
$241KLM
Sat
Feb 12
$39NS International
$12Flixbus
$220KLM
Sun
Feb 13
$39NS International
$14Flixbus
$220KLM
Mon
Feb 14
$30NS International
$12Flixbus
$220KLM
Tue
Feb 15
$30NS International
$12BlaBlaCar Bus
$199KLM
Wed
Feb 16
$30NS International
$12Flixbus
$199KLM
Thu
Feb 17
$30NS International
$12Flixbus
$199KLM

Bus times from Amsterdam to Brussels

Showing times and prices for Jan 29

Fastest Journey

3 h 19 m

Average

3 h 36 m

Buses per day

3

Distance

173 km

Of the 3 buses that leave Amsterdam for Brussels every day 3 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct buses cover the 173 km distance in an average of 3 h 36 m but if you time it right, some buses will get you there in just 3 h 19 m .

The slowest buses will take 3 h 46 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.

2nd Fastest
12:25PMAmsterdam3h19 03:44PMBRUXELLES-Midi / Brussel Zuid, Rue de France
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$171One-way
07:00AMAmsterdam, Station Duivendrecht3h45 10:45AMBruxelles, Gare du Nord
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$901One-way
03:05PMAmsterdam3h46 06:51PMBRUXELLES-Midi / Brussel Zuid, Rue de France
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$171One-way

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Overview: Bus from Amsterdam to Brussels

distanceDistance107 miles (173 km)
durationAverage bus duration2 h 45 min
priceAverage bus ticket price$13 (€11)
changesDirect busYes
carriersBus providersFlixbus, Eurolines France, Ouibus, Citybus Express, Eurolines Switzerland, Deinbus, Infobus, Union Ivkoni International or BlaBlaCar Bus

Buses from Amsterdam to Brussels cover the 107 miles (173 km) long trip taking on average 2 h 45 min with our travel partners like Flixbus, Eurolines France, Ouibus, Citybus Express, Eurolines Switzerland, Deinbus, Infobus, Union Ivkoni International or BlaBlaCar Bus. There are direct bus services available. You can get the cheapest bus tickets for this journey for as low as $12 (€10), but the average price of bus tickets is $13 (€11). Travelers depart most frequently from Amsterdam Centraal and arrive in Brussels, Brussels South (Gare du Midi).

Bus companies: FlixBus from Amsterdam to Brussels

Find the best buses to Brussels from Amsterdam with Omio's travel partners FlixBus from $12 (€10). We can find you the best deals, schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the best trip.

FlixBus

FlixBus is one of Europe's leading low-cost bus companies, founded in Germany and offering long-distance bus services in Europe and the U. S. FlixBus also operates overnight buses on select routes throughout Europe. Standard amenities on FlixBus include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long bus journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets. You can even purchase snacks and drinks onboard. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one carry-on luggage and one checked bag per person. Additional fees apply for extra luggage and specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat.

  • Average Price: $12

FlixBus has the following ticket policies due to COVID-19, which you should be aware of when booking and traveling by bus to Brussels from Amsterdam:

  • Exceptions to waive change or cancellation fees policy
  • All bookings can be canceled up to 15 minutes before departure (a fee may apply).
  • Cancellations made 30 days before departure are free of charge.
  • Canceled tickets are refunded as a voucher, which is valid for 12 months, and is the value of the original booking (minus a cancellation fee, if applicable).
  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended

Buses from Amsterdam to Brussels

Buses in Europe are an affordable way to travel between cities, with a number of companies offering domestic and international routes. Buses from Amsterdam are offered by BlaBlaBus and Flixbus. Departures are very regular and there is usually a wait of no more than around 30 minutes between services. The average journey time is about 2 hours 45 minutes to 3 hours direct and buses leave from as early as around 4 a.m., with the last buses leaving Amsterdam at around 9 p.m.

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Amsterdam to Brussels Buses: General Information

  • Buses are a fast and convenient way to travel from Amsterdam to Brussels. Buses are usually cheaper than taking a flight or the train.
  • All Amsterdam to Brussels buses are run by either Flixbus and BlaBlaBus.
  • All buses are direct, depart from Amsterdam's Sloterdijk bus station and arrive at either Bruxelles Gare du Nord or Rue de France bus station.
  • The Amsterdam to Brussels bus trip takes as little as 2 hours and 45 minutes to arrive in Brussels.
  • Most travelers book their Amsterdam to Brussels bus ticket 1 day in advance of the travel date.

Based on Omio's travel data, as the table above clearly illustrates, ticket prices on Amsterdam to Brussels buses decrease the further they are booked in advance:

  • It is 23% cheaper to book an Amsterdam to Brussels bus ticket 1 week in advance as opposed to the day you intend to travel.
  • Amsterdam to Brussels bus tickets are 46% cheaper on average when booked 1 month in advance as opposed to purchasing a bus ticket the day of.

Taking the Bus from Amsterdam

Buses from Amsterdam to Brussels may depart from one of a couple of bus stations in the city. Amsterdam Sloterdijk Station is the central rail station and has a major bus station adjacent to it from which services to Brussels depart. Amsterdam Duivendrecht Station is another option with a central Amsterdam location and is easily accessible using public transport via Duivendrecht underground station. Amsterdam's public transport network is extensive and runs for 24-hours a day.

Getting into Brussels by Bus

Brussels is a beautiful and culturally important city. Packed full of grand 19th-century palaces and churches, Brussels is also home to many major European institutions such as the European Council and the European Parliament. Visitors are likely to find lots of pubs and bars selling traditional Belgian beers - many fruit beers flavored with strawberry, raspberry and other fruits are on offer - and cafes specializing in Belgian chocolate. Buses from Amsterdam to Brussels arrive at a few different terminals throughout the city. One of these is the bus station on Rue de France, which is just a short walk from Brussels Midi train station. Brussels North Station also welcomes regular arrivals from Amsterdam ​and is conveniently located close to Gare du Nord metro station. The bus network in Brussels covers all of the city, whilst night buses also run on Fridays and Saturdays.

Travel Tips: Bus to Brussels from Amsterdam

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FAQs

Am I allowed to travel by bus from Amsterdam, Netherlands to Brussels, Belgium?

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

Is international entry into Brussels from Amsterdam restricted?

International entry 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?

Entry Requirements:

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

The above information was last checked on 1/27/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your bus between Amsterdam and Brussels closer to your date of departure here

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

The restriction level for your return bus to Amsterdam, Netherlands from Brussels is: Partially open.

Is my return bus 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?

Conditions of reentry:

  • 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:

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

Last checked on 1/27/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your bus to Amsterdam from Brussels closer to your date of departure here here.

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

Omio customers have found cheap bus tickets to Brussels from Amsterdam for as low as $12 (€10)  for the next 7 days.

How much does it cost to take a bus from Amsterdam to Brussels?

If you are looking to book your bus ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Amsterdam to Brussels bus to cost on average $13 (€11)  one way.

How far is it from Amsterdam to Brussels by bus?

The Amsterdam to Brussels bus distance is approximately 107 miles (173 km).

How long is the bus between Amsterdam and Brussels?

On average the Amsterdam to Brussels bus travel time is 2 h 45 min  for the 107 miles (173 km) long journey, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.

When traveling by bus from Amsterdam to Brussels, which bus station in Amsterdam do I depart from and which bus station in Brussels do I arrive in?

Some of the Amsterdam bus stations to Brussels you can start your journey from include Amsterdam, Radarweg (Sloterdijk), Amsterdam, Centraal and Amsterdam, Amstel. Similarly, some of the arrival bus stations in Brussels include Brussels, Brussels South (Gare du Midi), Brussels-Noord and Brussels, Boulevard Pachéco (Congrès).

When traveling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Amsterdam Centraal   and arriving in Brussels, Brussels South (Gare du Midi).

Where is the bus station in Amsterdam to go to Brussels? Where is the bus station in Brussels located?

Passengers board the bus most frequently from Amsterdam Centraal, which is located around 0.6 miles (916 m) away from the city center, and they get off the bus at Brussels, Brussels South (Gare du Midi), located 1.3 miles (2.1 km) away from the city center.

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

For the best Amsterdam to Brussels bus to purchase, you can travel safely and comfortably with Flixbus, Eurolines France, Ouibus, Citybus Express, Eurolines Switzerland, Deinbus, Infobus, Union Ivkoni International or BlaBlaCar Bus. However, it's always good to check all possible bus providers with services between Amsterdam and Brussels to compare what amenities they may offer.

When is the earliest bus from Amsterdam to Brussels? When is the last bus from Amsterdam to Brussels?

You can take the first bus from Amsterdam to Brussels at 7: 00 AM. The last bus from Amsterdam to Brussels that you can take departs at 3: 00 PM. Omio shows you the latest bus from Amsterdam to Brussels schedule to help you book the best departure time for this route.

How far in advance should I purchase a bus ticket from Amsterdam to Brussels to get the best deals?

If you buy the Amsterdam to Brussels bus within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average $13 (€11). However, booking your bus ticket in advance gives you access to the best prices for buses from Amsterdam to Brussels. Look out for bus tickets for this journey to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.