The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Brussels to Utrecht is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
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|Distance||91 miles (147 km)|
|Average train duration||2 h 20 min|
|Train frequency||28 a day|
|Train companies||Eurostar, SNCB, Thalys or SNCB | IC|
Trains from Brussels to Utrecht cover the 91 miles (147 km) long trip taking on average 2 h 20 min with our travel partners like Eurostar, SNCB, Thalys or SNCB | IC. Normally, there are 28 trains operating per day, including direct services available. Travelers depart most frequently from Bruxelles-Midi and arrive in Utrecht Centraal.
You can travel by train to Utrecht from Brussels with Thalys, SNCB and Eurostar. When you search Omio for times and tickets, we’ll show you the best deals available.
SNCB is Belgium's main train company and offers First class or Second class tickets for your train between Brussels and Utrecht.
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Train information from Brussels to Utrecht with SNCB:
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 Utrecht 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).
Train information from Brussels to Utrecht with Eurostar:
Thalys is a French-Belgian high-speed train company that connects the main capital cities. For your next train from Brussels to Utrecht with Thalys, you can choose from these different ticket fares: Standard Mini, Standard, Comfort and Premium.
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Thalys from Brussels to Utrecht train information:
Trains from Brussels to Utrecht run frequently with 1 to 2 trains per hour from the first early morning train to late at night. Journeys on this 92-mile route range from 2 hours and 6 minutes to 2 hours and 58 minutes, all with one connection.
Trains from Brussels to Utrecht depart regularly, with 18 to 20 trains on offer each day running 1 to 2 times per hour. The first train departs Brussels at around 5:45 a.m. and the last train leaves just before 9:00 p.m. on Monday to Thursday, or an hour later on Friday to Sunday.
The journey time ranges between 2 hours and 6 minutes and 2 hours and 58 minutes. All passengers should expect one transfer, typically in Rotterdam. The connection times range from 7 minutes to 33 minutes.
Departure station: Brussels-Midi/Zuid is located in the southern area of Saint-Gilles, which is a 24-minute walk or a 5-minute trip on public transit from the city center. This station has easy access to 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: Utrecht Centraal is located in the city center and is well connected to public transit. It houses 2 bus stations, 2 tram stops, bicycle parking, and a shopping mall. The station facilities include ticket offices, luggage lockers, elevator access, special assistance services, and kiosks and eateries.
The fastest trains from Brussels to Utrecht are operated by Thalys and Eurostar, with journey times under 2 hours and 20 minutes. Thalys offers the most services with 9 to 14 trains per day. SNCB offers the earliest train each day, and though SNCB journeys are slower, they typically offer the cheapest fare. All options include one connection.
Thalys offers the most frequent and fastest trains from Brussels to Utrecht. Journey times are between 2 hours and 6 minutes and 2 hours and 20 minutes, with transfer times of 7 minutes to 33 minutes.
Eurostar offers between 1 and 3 trains per day, with durations ranging from 2 hours and 6 minutes to 2 hours 20 minutes. Though less frequent, fares are often cheaper than Thalys. Eurostar connection times are 18 to 33 minutes.
SNCB provides between 1 and 4 trains a day on weekdays, and up to 9 on weekends. They offer the earliest train each day at around 5:45 a.m. Journeys are slower than the other operators, however, SNCB typically offers the cheapest fares.
First-class and premier-class are available on Thalys, with free WiFi and power outlets available to all passengers. SNCB offers first class, whereas Eurostar offers only standard seats. All three providers sell food and beverages on board. Baggage allowances are two items plus hand luggage, with extra baggage options such bicycles and oversized items possible on some Eurostar services. Wheelchair places can be reserved on all providers for a reduced fare and passengers requiring travel assistance can book in advance. Traveling with pets is possible on Thalys and SNCB International services.
Prices vary across dates, times of day and journey lengths, so flexibility is key to finding cheap fares. Thalys offers the most services, at a range of prices, though Eurostar and SNCB trains typically offer lower fares. Booking well in advance is always the best way to secure a good deal.
Travel between Brussels, Belgium and Utrecht, Netherlands by train is: Unrestricted.
International entry status: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Belgium
Conditions of entry:
All travelers in Netherlands must observe these coronavirus safety measures:
The information above was last checked on 11/17/22. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Utrecht from Brussels as this information can change.
The current restriction level for your return trip by train from Utrecht to Brussels is: Unrestricted
Reentry to Belgium is allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Netherlands
What are the requirements?
The government of Belgium has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
Last checked on 11/17/22. We do our best to keep this information up to date, but regulations can change so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your train to Brussels from Utrecht here.
When departing from Brussels, you have various train station options to start your journey from including Bruxelles-Midi, Bruxelles-Central and Brussels-Nord. When arriving in Utrecht, you can end your journey in train stations like Utrecht Centraal, Utrecht Vaartsche Rijn and Utrecht, Centraal Jaarbeursplein.
Omio customers book a train from Bruxelles-Midi to Utrecht Centraal most frequently for this route.
You can find the most popular departure train station for this journey, Bruxelles-Midi, located approximately 2 miles (3.2 km) from the city center of Brussels. The most popular arrival train station in Utrecht, called Utrecht Centraal, is located around 1.2 miles (2 km) away from its city center.
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