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Journey Summary

Amsterdam to Brussels Train Information

Avg. Train Duration
3 hours 34 minutes
Train Ticket Price: $41
Trains depart from:Amsterdam
Trains arrive in:Brussels
Distance:173 km
Train Companies:Thalys, NS International
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Thalys and Eurostar trains from Amsterdam to Brussels

For as little as $63 (€49) you can travel by train between Amsterdam and Brussels with Thalys and Eurostar. Omio will show you the best deals, schedules and tickets available for this journey.

Thalys
Eurostar

Thalys is a French-Belgian high-speed train company that connects the main capital cities. For your next train from Amsterdam to Brussels with Thalys, you can choose from these different ticket fares: Standard Mini, Standard, Comfort and Premium.

One of the best ways to travel between Amsterdam and Brussels is by taking a train with Thalys. Omio helps you find the ideal Thalys train between Amsterdam and Brussels by showing you Thalys’s current train schedules and timetables, the train tickets on offer (including amenities offered onboard and travel information like baggage allowance) and the best prices for this Amsterdam to Brussels journey. You can expect to travel 107 miles (173 km) between Amsterdam and Brussels on a train with Thalys. If you are using the Omio app to search for trains from Amsterdam to Brussels, you can check straight away if the Thalys ticket is a mobile ticket, which makes it easy for you to go paperless when traveling without needing to purchase tickets in person at the train station. Once you’ve found that perfect train, book your Thalys train ticket on Omio quickly and easily, then enjoy your upcoming trip between Amsterdam and Brussels!

Please follow the recommendations outlined by Thalys when booking your train tickets from Amsterdam to Brussels due to the coronavirus:

  • 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 Amsterdam to Brussels

Approximately 26 trains a day leave Amsterdam for Brussels. With an average journey time of 2 hours and 10 minutes, it's fast and convenient to travel between these capitals. All trains on this line are direct. 

Amsterdam to Brussels Train time: Daily departures

26 trains from Amsterdam to Brussels depart each day, from 05:00 am each morning to shortly before 10:00 pm each night. There is no variation in services on the weekend, but there is during Dutch and Belgian national holidays. 

How long is the journey by train from Amsterdam to Brussels?

The average train from Amsterdam to Brussels takes 2 hours and 10 minutes. Thalys offer the fastest train on this route, with an average journey time of 1 hour and 43 minutes. NS International trains take 2 hours and 45 minutes on average, and although the journey is longer, they are frequently significantly cheaper than Thalys trains. 

What is/are the departure and arrival stations for trains from Amsterdam to Brussels?

Departure Station: Trains from Amsterdam depart from Amsterdam Centraal Station. Amsterdam Centraal is in the historic center of Amsterdam and is in walking distance from most of the city's main sights. Immediately outside of the main station is a public transport hub to connect travelers with the city and the wider Amsterdam region. Amsterdam Centraal Station is wheelchair accessible. Passengers will find a ticket office and ticket machines throughout the station. There are many refreshment stands and newsagents within Amsterdam Centraal. 

Arrival Station: Any train from Amsterdam to Brussels arrives at Brussels Midi Station. Brussels Midi Station is in the south of Brussels and is 1 mile (2 km) from the city center. Passengers can reach the city center in 29 minutes on foot or in 10 minutes on Trams 2 and 3. Brussels Midi Station is wholly accessible for travelers with limited mobility and access requirements. Brussels Midi Station has a manned ticket office, and ticket machines are in operation throughout the station. Places to buy food, drinks, and international newspapers are in operation throughout the station. 

Which train companies travel from Amsterdam to Brussels?

Thalys and NS International operate trains from Amsterdam to Brussels. Both services are direct, however, Thalys trains are significantly faster than NS International trains. A Thalys train from Amsterdam to Brussels takes 1 hour and 43 minutes on average, whereas an NS International train takes 2 hours and 45 minutes, approximately. 

Thalys Amsterdam to Brussels

Thalys provide 12 trains a day which depart Amsterdam for Brussels. Thalys is a high-speed service and has an average journey time of only 1 hour and 43 minutes on this line. Thalys is typically the most expensive provider on this route. Every Thalys train from Amsterdam to Brussels is direct. The first Thalys train departs shortly after 06:00 am each morning and the last Thalys train departs shortly after 09:00 pm each evening. 

NS International Amsterdam to Brussels

Approximately 14 NS International trains depart Amsterdam for Brussels each day. The first train leaves shortly after 05:00 am each morning and the last train departs shortly before 10:00 pm each evening. The average journey time on an NS International train from Amsterdam to Brussels is 2 hours and 50 minutes, although passengers can board a faster train which takes as little as 2 hours and 45 minutes. All trains on this line are direct. NS International trains from Amsterdam to Brussels are a regional service and are typically much slower than the high-speed Thalys service. 

Amsterdam to Brussels Trains: Services on board

First-class tickets are available on both Thalys and NS International services on trains from Amsterdam to Brussels. Both first-class carriages offer wider seats, more legroom and more spacious carriages. Thalys also provides free refreshments.

Large luggage racks are available in every carriage of all trains as this service is favored by international travelers. Passengers can bring bikes on board for an additional fee; it is wise to contact your operator prior to departure. Animals are allowed onboard, on the condition they carry a pet passport.

Both Thalys and NS International are wheelchair accessible. 

How can I find cheap train tickets from Amsterdam to Brussels?

The best way to find cheap train tickets from Amsterdam to Brussels is to book in advance of departure. Passengers are advised to buy tickets no later than 6 weeks before they intend to depart in order to secure the best possible deal. If you can retain some flexibility with your specific departure date, a great way to secure the best price on tickets is to look on either side of your intended travel date, plus or minus a couple of days. Ticket prices fluctuate throughout any given week. If travelers must travel on a specific day, it's advised to retain some flexibility on departure time, as prices are often much cheaper outside of peak travel hours. 

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

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

What is the status of international entry into Belgium from Netherlands?

International entry status: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Netherlands

Do I need to self-quarantine on arrival in Belgium from Amsterdam?

Conditions of entry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival and 10 day mandatory self quarantine
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
  • A negative result for COVID-19 is a condition for subsequent release from quarantine. It is tested in quarantine on days 1 and 7

What are the safety rules to follow in Brussels, Belgium?

When traveling in Belgium, you must follow these COVID-19 safety rules:

  • Physical distance requirement: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

The information above was last checked on 6/9/21. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train between Amsterdam and Brussels before traveling.

What is the restriction level for the return leg of a round trip journey from Brussels, Belgium to Amsterdam, Netherlands?

Return travel from Belgium to Netherlands is: Partially open.

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

Entry into Netherlands 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?

Requirements for reentering:

  • 10-day mandatory quarantine and a negative COVID-19 test issued at most 1 days before arrival
  • A negative result for COVID-19 is a condition to end the quarantine obligation earlier. It is tested in quarantine on day 5

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

Last checked on 6/9/21. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to the travel date of your train to Amsterdam from Brussels.

How much does a cheap train from Amsterdam to Brussels cost?
Train tickets from Amsterdam to Brussels for some dates and times can be found for as cheap as $63 (€49)  one way in the next 7 days.
How much is a train ticket between Amsterdam and Brussels?
The Amsterdam to Brussels train ticket price is on average $63 (€49)  if you are looking to buy your tickets for this route in the next week.
How far is it from Amsterdam to Brussels by train?
You should expect to travel around 107 miles (173 km)  from Amsterdam to Brussels by train.
How long is a train between Amsterdam and Brussels on average?
On average the Amsterdam to Brussels train travel time is 1 h 53 min  for the 107 miles (173 km) long route, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.
What train station in Amsterdam goes to Brussels? What train station do I come into Brussels from Amsterdam?

Some of the Amsterdam train stations to Brussels you can start your journey from include Amsterdam Centraal, Amsterdam Sloterdijk and Amsterdam Centraal. Similarly, some of the arrival train stations in Brussels include Bruxelles-Midi, Bruxelles-Central and Brussels-Nord.

When traveling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Amsterdam Centraal   and arriving in Bruxelles-Midi.

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

Passengers booking this journey most frequently board their trains from Amsterdam Centraal and need to travel around 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city center to get to this train station.

Passengers arriving in Brussels most often arrive at Bruxelles-Midi and need to travel around 0 mile (s) / 0 km from this train station to the city center.

What train providers offer a service to Brussels from Amsterdam?
If you're looking for trains from Amsterdam to Brussels, you can rely on NS International, Thalys or Eurostar to get you to Brussels. It's also good to check out all possible train companies for the Amsterdam to Brussels trip to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
What are the first and last departure train times from Amsterdam to Brussels?
You can take the earliest train from Amsterdam to Brussels at 5: 15 AM   or take the last train from Amsterdam to Brussels leaving at 11: 15 AM. Look for the latest Amsterdam to Brussels train schedules on Omio and book the best time to take the train for this journey.
How far in advance should I book train tickets from Amsterdam to Brussels for the best deals?
In general, we recommend booking tickets for trains in advance to score the best deals from all possible train providers offering this route and save money. If you book train tickets between Amsterdam and Brussels within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $63 (€49) one way. To find the best prices for this journey, consider booking your train ticket from Amsterdam to Brussels a few months in advance.
Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Amsterdam
Brussels
Amsterdam Centraal
Amenities
Refreshments
WC

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.<br>Metro lines 51, 52, 53, 54<br>Bus lines 18, 21, 22, 32, 33, 34, 35, 42, 43<br>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.
Amsterdam Sloterdijk
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