|Distance||54 miles (87 km)|
|Average train duration||1 h 29 min|
|Average train ticket price||$24 (€19)|
|Train frequency||16 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 16 direct trains a day|
|Train providers||SNCB | IC|
Trains from Brussels to Breda cover the 54 miles (87 km) long journey taking on average 1 h 29 min with our travel partners like SNCB | IC. Normally, there are 16 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as $19 (€15), but the average price of train tickets is $24 (€19). Travelers depart most frequently from Bruxelles-Midi and arrive in Breda.
Traveling from Brussels to Breda is easy, with trains running throughout the day. Expect journey times for this 54-mile route of 1 hour and 26 minutes to 1 hour and 45 minutes, often with 1 connection.
Trains to Breda depart Brussels 2 to 3 times an hour, with up to 44 services per weekday and up to 29 services on weekends. The first train departs at around 5:45 a.m. each day, and the last is between 8:52 p.m. and 9:52 p.m.
The fastest trains from Brussels to Breda take 1 hour and 26 minutes and run often. The longest trip is 1 hour and 45 minutes. Passengers can often expect a connection in either Antwerp or Rotterdam, typically between 9 and 17 minutes.
Departure station: This route begins at Brussels-Midi/Zuid, located in Saint-Gilles, which is 24 minutes by foot or 5 minutes by public transit from the city center. The station is well connected to local bus, tram and subway lines. Here you'll find ticket offices, luggage lockers, elevator access, special assistance services, kiosks and eateries, and premier lounges.
Arrival station: Arriving at Breda station you're a 19-minute walk or a 10-minute bus ride from the city center. The station also serves local and regional bus lines. The station offers ticket offices, elevator access, special assistance services, kiosks and eateries.
SNCB, Thalys and Eurostar provide trains from Brussels to Breda. SNCB offers the most frequent service, the fewest connections, and the cheapest fares. Thalys provides the fastest trains. Eurostar and Thalys trains all include one connection.
SNCB operates up to 27 trains each weekday and around 16 each weekend day. Over half of these are direct services, free of any connections. Journeys range between 1 hour and 29 minutes and 1 hour and 34 minutes. SNCB provides the earliest service each day, departing at around 5:45 a.m.
Thalys provides 12 to 14 trains from Brussels to Breda per weekday and 6 to 9 on weekends. The majority of Thalys trains are high speed and have the quickest journey time of 1 hour and 26 minutes. Thalys operates the latest train each day, departing between 8:52 p.m. and 9:52 p.m. All Thalys services on this route include a 17-minute transfer in Antwerp.
Eurostar operates this journey between 1 and 3 times per day, with most services having the longest duration of 1 hour and 45 minutes. All services include a 12-minute connection in Rotterdam.
With three operators to choose from, there are different service options available. Thalys and SNCB offer first class, while Eurostar offers only standard seats. All operators have food and beverages for purchase on board. The baggage allowance on all three providers is two items plus hand luggage. Extra baggage options are available on Eurostar, such as oversized items and bicycles. All providers offer wheelchair places for a reduced fare and travel assistance can be booked in advance. It is possible to travel with pets on Thalys and SNCB trains.
Finding great deals on trains from Brussels to Breda is possible, especially if you have flexibility. SNCB offers the most numerous services and also the cheapest, but booking well advance is recommended to secure cheap seats. Being flexible with travel dates, departure times, and potential connections will also provide more low fares to choose from.
Travel between Brussels, Belgium and Breda, Netherlands by train is: Fully open.
International entry status: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Belgium
Conditions of entry:
When traveling in Netherlands, you must follow these COVID-19 safety rules:
The information above was last checked on 9/22/21. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train between Brussels and Breda before traveling.
Return travel from Netherlands to Belgium is: Partially open.
Entry into Belgium is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Netherlands
Requirements for reentering:
The government of Belgium has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
Last checked on 9/22/21. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations closer to the travel date of your train to Brussels from Breda.
When taking a train from Brussels, you have a couple of train stations you can depart from including Bruxelles-Midi, Bruxelles-Central and Brussels-Nord. When you arrive in Breda, your train can arrive in train stations including Breda, Breda-Prinsenbeek and Breda, Hazeldonk.
Omio customers traveling this route book their trains from Bruxelles-Midi to Breda.
Passengers booking this trip most frequently board their trains from Bruxelles-Midi and need to travel around 1 mile (s) / 1 km from the city center to get to this train station.
Passengers arriving in Breda most often arrive at Breda and need to travel around 1 mile (s) / 1 km from this train station to the city center.
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