Brussels to Amsterdam Train

Cheap train tickets from Brussels to Amsterdam

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Fastest train times from Brussels to Amsterdam

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Fastest Journey

1 h 52 m

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2 h 27 m

Trains per day

13

Distance

173 km

Of the 13 trains that leave Brussels for Amsterdam every day 13 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

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Overview: Train from Brussels to Amsterdam

distanceDistance107 miles (173 km)
durationAverage train duration2 h 40 min
priceAverage train ticket price$57 (€56)
changesDirect trainYes
carriersTrain providersThalys, SNCB | IC, Eurostar or SNCB

Trains from Brussels to Amsterdam cover the 107 miles (173 km) long trip taking on average 2 h 40 min with our travel partners like Thalys, SNCB | IC, Eurostar or SNCB. There are direct train services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as $52 (€51), but the average price of train tickets is $57 (€56). Travelers depart most frequently from Bruxelles-Midi and arrive in Amsterdam Centraal.

Train providers: Thalys, Eurostar and SNCB from Brussels to Amsterdam trains

Thalys, Eurostar and SNCB trains will get you between Brussels and Amsterdam from $52 (€51). With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best train times and tickets for your trip.

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

Thalys is one of the best options when traveling by train to Amsterdam from Brussels. Omio quickly shows you current Thalys train schedules for the Brussels - Amsterdam route and makes it easier than ever for you to buy train tickets online for the cheapest, fastest or earliest route available. The distance to Amsterdam from Brussels is around 107 miles (173 km) and the cheapest Thalys one-way ticket you can book starts at $88 (€86). As you check the latest Brussels to Amsterdam train schedule from Thalys for your ideal departure and arrival times, you can also review travel information, such as baggage allowance and amenities offered onboard, and compare the best route available to arrive to Amsterdam safely. If you search for Thalys tickets in the Omio app, you can also see if they are mobile tickets so that you can travel paperless. Let Omio quickly find you the perfect Thalys ticket between Brussels and Amsterdam so you can spend more time enjoying the smooth and easy journey!

Brussels to Amsterdam train information with Thalys:

  • Average Duration: 1 h 52 min
  • Average Price: $88
  • Thalys frequency: 10 a day

Eurostar is the premier high-speed railway service which connects the United Kingdom with Europe through the Channel Tunnel, also known as the Chunnel, with journeys connecting London St Pancras International with Paris, Brussels and Amsterdam among other popular European cities. With its high-speed service reaching speeds up to 186 mph (300 km/h), the Eurostar makes travel between the UK and Europe as smooth and easy as possible. When you book your Brussels to Amsterdam train, you can choose between ticket types like Standard, Standard Premier (with spacious seats and light refreshments served), and Business Premier (with flexible travel options, spacious seats, lounge access, hot meals served and priority boarding).

Brussels to Amsterdam train information with Eurostar:

  • Average Duration: 1 h 50 min
  • Eurostar frequency: 1 a day

SNCB is Belgium's main train company and offers First class or Second class tickets for your train between Brussels and Amsterdam.

If you're looking for cheap SNCB tickets to Amsterdam from Brussels, check out Omio! With one-way Brussels to Amsterdam train ticket prices starting as low as $52 (€51) when you book in advance, we'll help you get to Amsterdam from Brussels by showing you the latest SNCB offers, train schedules and tickets for this 107 miles (173 km) route. You can also review relevant ticket information for each class fare available on this trip, such as baggage allowance and amenities offered onboard with SNCB. If you search for SNCB tickets to Amsterdam from Brussels in the Omio app, you can quickly see if they are mobile tickets so that you can go paperless when taking the train. Whether you're looking for the cheapest, fastest or earliest train to Amsterdam from Brussels on offer, Omio makes it easier than ever for you to find that perfect train with SNCB so you can enjoy a smooth and comfortable journey.

  • Average Price: $52

Trains from Brussels to Amsterdam

When you are traveling on trains from Brussels to Amsterdam, you will be covering a distance of around 107 miles (172 km). The quickest trip on this route is a little less than 2h and, on average, the trip will take around 2h 20min to travel north on Brussels to Amsterdam trains.

Brussels to Amsterdam Train Time: Daily Departures

When researching trains to Amsterdam from Brussels you will find that there are over 30 trains available every day of the week. The trains begin departing quite early in the morning at around 6:30 a.m. and the final train of the day departs just before about 10:00 p.m. On this route, all of the trains offered are direct trains.

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

The trip on trains from Brussels to Amsterdam will generally take around 2h to make the journey north that covers a distance of 107 miles (172 km). Even the slowest train on this route will still make the journey in around 2h 50min. With around 30 departures every day starting early in the morning until well into the evening, there are generally around three departures every hour of the day.

Woman in the Royal Palace in Brussels. Source: Shutterstock

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

Departure train station: Brussels Midi. This is a very large and modern train station that sits just to the southwest of the center of Brussels and it's only around 1.3 miles (2.1 km) from the city. Bus routes IP, P, and S8 can all take you from the center of the city to the train station in 4min. This very large station offers amenities, such as lots of seating for passengers, ticket machines and a ticket office, plenty of food and beverage options, some shopping options, as well as large information boards giving information about trains arriving at and departing from the station.

Arrival train station: Amsterdam Centraal. This station sits right along the Amsterdam-Rhine Canal in the heart of Amsterdam. You will find the station is only around 0.9 miles (1.5 km) from the city center, and you can get to the city after your Brussels to Amsterdam train aboard the line 13 tram in around 4min. This station offers both ticket offices and automated ticket machines as well as left-luggage lockers and ATMs. Passengers will also find plenty of passenger lounges, places to eat, and several shopping choices inside the station.

Which train companies travel from Brussels to Amsterdam?

The three providers that offer trains from Brussels to Amsterdam are Eurostar, SNCD, and Thalys. Eurostar offers two trains per day and the trains depart at around 2:20 p.m. and 9:20 p.m. SNCB has the most trains on this route starting just before about 6:00 a.m. every day and going until around 8:45 p.m. every evening. Thalys has around 12 daily trains starting at about 8:00 a.m. and continuing until about 9:00 p.m.

Night trains Brussels

If you like to travel on trains to Amsterdam from Brussels during the evening hours, you are in luck because there are quite a few options for transit that depart after around 6:00 p.m. every day. When you combine all of the providers of trains on this route, there are roughly seven trains that depart every day after 6:00 p.m. with the final train of the day departing at around 9:20 p.m. before arriving in Amsterdam a little after 11:00 p.m.

SNCD trains from Brussels to Amsterdam

This is the main provider of trains to Amsterdam from Brussels and their first train of the day departs at around 5:45 a.m. All of the trains take around 2h 50min to make the trip. The unique thing about their daily schedule is that all of their trains depart around 45min after the hour, so it is quite easy to remember what time the trains depart from the station.

Thalys trains from Brussels to Amsterdam

This provider offers around 12 daily trips on trains to Amsterdam from Brussels with their first train departing just a little before 8:00 a.m. This provider also offers a convenient schedule for all of their trains during the day that all depart around eight minutes before the hour, starting just before 8:00 a.m. and continuing until just before 9:00 p.m. There are a couple of hours during the day where they do not provide a departure. The trip on these trains takes a little less than 2h to complete.

Eurostar trains from Brussels to Amsterdam

Eurostar has only two departures every day with the first one occurring around 2:20 p.m. and the second one occurring at around 9:20 p.m. The trip on these trains takes around 1h 50min to complete.

Trains from Brussels to Amsterdam: Sustainability travel

Train travel is one of the most environmentally friendly ways that you can travel. This is because multiple passengers ride in just one vehicle as opposed to all of them taking their own vehicle to make the trip. Because trains generally do not hit traffic on the way, the trip is quite quick compared to a vehicle on the road, which in turn lessens the environmental impact even further.

Train Brussels to Amsterdam: Services on Board

All of the providers of trains from Brussels to Amsterdam offer anywhere from two to three classes of seating aboard their trains. All of the trains offered on this route offer amenities such as Wi-Fi, power sockets at seats, air conditioning, plenty of legroom at the seats, including plenty of space for bags under the seat in front of you or in overhead compartments, plus all the providers offer food and beverage options during the trip. Most of the providers also allow you to bring up to three pieces of baggage aboard the train. You can generally either bring them on board the train and store them there or you can check a couple of bags as well. Collapsible bicycles can also travel on the trains free of charge and you can generally bring a small pet in a container aboard trains free of charge so long as the pet sits right next to you on the floor. With all of these providers, passengers with disabilities and limited mobility will be afforded the same travel experience as any other passengers, such as making sure that passengers in wheelchairs have a dedicated space to ride on the train.

How to find cheap train tickets from Brussels to Amsterdam?

As you look through the choices for trains from Brussels to Amsterdam, you'll see quite a variety of choice when it comes to the prices of the trains. As you can see from this trip, one way to save money is to choose a train that takes longer to make the trip. Another good tip for saving money is to try to book as far in advance of your travel date as possible as this gives you the best chance of finding any discounts offered on the trip. One final tip, if you're not picky about which day you depart, is to search through several days to see if there is one that is in lower demand and offers lower prices.

Train station of Amsterdam. Source: Shutterstock

To Amsterdam by train—travel tips

As one of the iconic capitals of Europe, Amsterdam is a city that visitors to Europe definitely need to visit. This is a city filled with canals, cobblestone lanes, townhomes, as well as many bridges adorned with flowers. The city offers a great mix of places that are high on the list of any history buff, but also offers the kind of luxury travel experience that visitors may also enjoy. For amazing tips and articles on visiting Amsterda and many more destinations, check the Omio magazine The Window Seat. The city also offers a hip and trendy dining and cocktail scene, a robust art scene, and it is also a great place to just explore on foot or with a bicycle. Some of the must-see attractions you'll find in the city include:

  • Rijksmuseum
  • Anne Frank House
  • Vondelpark
  • Royal Palace Amsterdam
  • Rembrandt House Museum
  • Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam
  • Heineken Experience

Train tickets from Brussels to Amsterdam: when to book to save $

Time Price Savings
1 week earlier 39 €
1 month before 39 €0%
2 months earlier 38 €3%
3 months earlier 26 €50%


Train companies often offer promotional prices and offers—by buying in advance—you can get access the best prices for trains in the U.S., Canada, and the major European railroad operators. Search on Omio to check prices and cheap train tickets from Brussels - Amsterdam. Easily find the most attractive rates and choose the your preferred route for your journey. Book and choose your mobile ticket: avoid the queues at the station and the added stress of printing your ticket.

The rule of buying in advance to save money is not only valid when booking a flight but also for train travel. Train tickets are generally on sale 6 months before the departure date. Some train booking tips from us:

  • If you book a ticket Brussels - Amsterdam with 2 months in advance you save up to about 3% compared to the initial price.
  • By booking 3 months in advance, you could save up to 50%.
  • On Omio you can find all offers, train times and prices for train travel in Europe, the U.S., and Canada.

Travel Tips: Trains from Brussels to Amsterdam

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FAQs

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

Is international entry into Amsterdam from Brussels restricted?

International entry is allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Belgium

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Netherlands from Brussels?

Entry Requirements:

  • There are no current restrictions

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

The above information was last checked on 9/19/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train between Brussels and Amsterdam closer to your date of departure here

Return travel from Netherlands to Belgium is: Unrestricted.

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

Entry into Belgium is allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Netherlands

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

Requirements for reentering:

  • There are no current restrictions

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

Last checked on 9/12/22. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to the travel date of your train to Brussels from Amsterdam.

Omio customers have found cheap train tickets between Brussels and Amsterdam for as low as $52 (€51)  for the next 7 days.
If you are looking to purchase your train ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Brussels to Amsterdam train to cost on average $57 (€56)  one way.
When traveling this route you should expect the distance to Amsterdam from Brussels by train to be approximately 107 miles (173 km).
The Brussels to Amsterdam train duration is on average 2 h 40 min, which is to be expected when traveling 107 miles (173 km) to Amsterdam from Brussels. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays.

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

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

You can find the most popular departure train station for this route, Bruxelles-Midi, located approximately 1.5 miles (2.4 km) from the city center of Brussels. The most popular arrival train station in Amsterdam, called Amsterdam Centraal, is located around 0.6 miles (916 m) away from its city center.

When taking a train from Brussels to Amsterdam, you can count on Thalys, SNCB | IC, Eurostar or SNCB for the best way to get you to Amsterdam. You can also check all possible train providers who offer a service from Brussels to Amsterdam and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
Yes, you can search for direct trains from Brussels to Amsterdam on Omio with Thalys, and you won’t need to transfer at another stop in between. Direct train services tend to offer more convenience and save you time when traveling to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to before you purchase your train ticket.
You can take the earliest train from Brussels to Amsterdam at 4: 52 AM   or take the last train from Brussels to Amsterdam leaving at 7: 52 PM. Look for the latest Brussels to Amsterdam train schedules on Omio and book the best time to take the train for this journey.
The price of a one way train ticket from Brussels to Amsterdam is on average $57 (€56) if you buy within the next 7 days. But we recommend booking tickets before your planned travel date to find the best prices for trains from all possible train companies offering this journey. In general, you can find train tickets to Amsterdam from Brussels available a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

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Bruxelles-Midi is the most popular Brussels railway station for Omio travelers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Brussels for your trip to Amsterdam.
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Train lines: IC, Intercity Direct 9200, RER (S1, S2, S3, S6, S8, S10)

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