The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid travelling at rush hour.
The average ticket from Brussels to Amsterdam will cost around $ 72 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 57.
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Of the 6 train that leave Brussels for Amsterdam every day 6 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
These direct train cover the 173 km distance in an average of 2h 22m but if you time it right, some train will get you there in just 1h 52m .
The slowest train will take 2h 54m 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.
|Avg. Train Duration:|
3 hours 39 minutes
|Train Ticket Price:||$39|
|Trains depart from:||Brussels|
|Trains arrive in:||Amsterdam|
|Train Companies:||Thalys, SNCB | IC|
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Trains from Brussels to Amsterdam depart from Bruxelles-Midi train station, which is located a short distance south of Brussels' city center and central train station. Trains from Bruxelles-Central to Bruxelles-Midi are available, with trains running every five minutes until late seven days a week with an average journey time of around three minutes. A taxi from the city center to Bruxelles-Midi will take roughly the same amount of time. Alternatively, you can walk from the city center to Bruxelles-Midi in around twenty minutes.
Trains from Brussels to Amsterdam arrive at Amsterdam Centraal station, which is situated a short distance north of the city centre. Metro lines 1, 2, 5, 13, and 17 all run from Amsterdam Centraal to the city center, with service departing regularly seven days a week until late. Journey time is roughly around four minutes. Taxi services are also available and a journey from Amsterdam Centraal to the city center will typically take three minutes. The distance is also walkable, and you can reach the city center from Amsterdam Centraal in around ten minutes on foot.
The capital city of the Netherlands, Amsterdam has a wonderful artistic history and is distinguishable by its many canals and narrow houses. There are many fascinating museums to explore, many of which are situated within the Museumplein, a whole square in the city center dedicated entirely to museums.