Brussels to Utrecht train

Cheap train tickets from Brussels to Utrecht

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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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12:52PMBrussels-Midi2h16 03:08PMUtrecht Centraal
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Train schedule from Brussels to Utrecht

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08:52AMBrussels-Midi2h16 11:08AMUtrecht Centraal
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09:52AMBrussels-Midi2h16 12:08PMUtrecht Centraal
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10:52AMBrussels-Midi2h16 01:08PMUtrecht Centraal
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12:52PMBrussels-Midi2h16 03:08PMUtrecht Centraal
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01:52PMBrussels-Midi2h16 04:08PMUtrecht Centraal
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Fastest train times from Brussels to Utrecht

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Fastest Journey

2 h 16 m

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2 h 16 m

Trains per day

6

Distance

148 km

It's difficult to get from Brussels to Utrecht without transferring at least once.

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10:52AMBrussels-Midi2h16 01:08PMUtrecht Centraal
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01:52PMBrussels-Midi2h16 04:08PMUtrecht Centraal
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Overview: Train from Brussels to Utrecht

distanceDistance91 miles (147 km)
durationAverage train duration2 h 20 min
frequencyTrain frequency28 a day
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain companiesEurostar, 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.

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

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.

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

Save time and money by searching for and booking your SNCB train between Brussels and Utrecht online with Omio! If you’re looking for the cheapest, fastest or earliest SNCB train to Utrecht from Brussels, Omio can help you out every step of the way. Check current SNCB train schedules for the ideal departure and arrival times, compare the best connections for the 91 miles (147 km) journey between Brussels and Utrecht as well as ticket information for the train (such as baggage allowance and amenities offered onboard), and then book a cheap train ticket – all in one convenient place. If you are using the Omio app to search for trains between Brussels and Utrecht, you can check straight away if the SNCB 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. Buy your official SNCB Brussels to Utrecht train tickets online on Omio quickly and easily and enjoy the travel experience!

Train information from Brussels to Utrecht with SNCB:

  • Average Duration: 2 h 47 min
  • SNCB frequency: 16 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 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:

  • Average Duration: 2 h 29 min
  • Eurostar frequency: 1 a day

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.

Looking to travel by train from Brussels to Utrecht? Omio can help you find that perfect route with Thalys. Check Omio to see current Thalys train schedules, tickets, travel information and prices for the best deals on the Brussels to Utrecht train and book Thalys tickets online quickly and easily. When taking a train between Brussels and Utrecht, you can expect to travel 91 miles (147 km) one-way with Thalys. If you search for trains from Brussels to Utrecht in the Omio app, you can check 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. Whether you’re looking for the cheapest, fastest or earliest train with Thalys, we do the work for you to get you safely to Utrecht from Brussels. Book that perfect Brussels to Utrecht train now with Omio and enjoy a smooth and comfortable journey with Thalys!

Thalys from Brussels to Utrecht train information:

  • Average Duration: 2 h 15 min
  • Thalys frequency: 10 a day

Trains from Brussels to Utrecht

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.

Brussels to Utrecht train times: daily departures

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. 

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

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. 

What are the departure and arrival stations for trains from Brussels to Utrecht?

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. 

Which train companies travel from Brussels to Utrecht?

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 Brussels to Utrecht

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 Brussels to Utrecht

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 Brussels to Utrecht

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. 

Brussels to Utrecht trains: services on board

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.

How to find cheap train tickets from Brussels to Utrecht?

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 Tips: Trains from Brussels to Utrecht

Travel Tips: Travel by train to Utrecht easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Brussels to Utrecht.
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Travel between Brussels, Belgium and Utrecht, Netherlands by train is: Unrestricted.

Can I enter Netherlands from Belgium?

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

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

Conditions of entry:

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the safety rules to follow in Utrecht, Netherlands?

All travelers in Netherlands must observe these coronavirus safety measures:

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

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

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Belgium from Netherlands?

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

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

What are the requirements?

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

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 traveling this route you should expect the distance from Brussels to Utrecht by train to be approximately 91 miles (147 km).
While the time it takes to travel 91 miles (147 km) from Brussels to Utrecht can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays, the Brussels to Utrecht train journey time is on average 2 h 20 min.

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.

For the best Brussels to Utrecht train to purchase, you can travel safely and comfortably with Eurostar, SNCB, Thalys or SNCB | IC. However, it's always good to check all possible train companies with services from Brussels to Utrecht to compare what amenities they may offer.
The average number of trains departing Brussels for Utrecht is 28 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
You can take the first train from Brussels to Utrecht at 12: 45 PM. The last train from Brussels to Utrecht that you can take departs at 12: 45 PM. Omio shows you the latest train from Brussels to Utrecht schedule to help you book the best departure time for this journey.

Important Stations and Airports in Brussels and Utrecht

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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 Utrecht.
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Mon - Sun: 06: 15 - 22: 00
Public transit options for Bruxelles-Central
Metro lines: 1, 5
Train lines: IC, Intercity Direct 9200, RER (S1, S2, S3, S6, S8, S10)

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