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|Avg. Train Duration|
3 hours 34 minutes
|Train Ticket Price:||$41|
|Trains depart from:||Amsterdam|
|Trains arrive in:||Brussels|
|Train Companies:||Thalys, NS International|
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 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:
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
Travel between Amsterdam, Netherlands and Brussels, Belgium by train is: Partially open.
International entry status: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Netherlands
Conditions of entry:
When traveling in Belgium, you must follow these COVID-19 safety rules:
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.
Return travel from Belgium to Netherlands is: Partially open.
Entry into Netherlands is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Belgium
Requirements for reentering:
The government of Netherlands has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
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.
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.
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.
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