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Overview: Train from Leeuwarden to Brussels

distanceDistance173 miles (279 km)
durationAverage train duration3 h 51 min
priceAverage train ticket price$78 (€64)
frequencyTrain frequency16 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 16 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesThalys or NS International | IC

Trains from Leeuwarden to Brussels cover the 173 miles (279 km) long trip taking on average 3 h 51 min with our travel partners like Thalys or NS International | IC. Normally, there are 16 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around $78 (€64), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $46 (€38). Travelers depart most frequently from Leeuwarden and arrive in Bruxelles-Midi.

Train providers: Thalys from Leeuwarden to Brussels trains

Thalys trains will get you between Leeuwarden and Brussels from $46 (€38). With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best train times and tickets for your trip.

Thalys

Thalys is a French-Belgian high-speed train company that connects the main capital cities. For your next train from Leeuwarden to Brussels 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 between Leeuwarden and Brussels. Omio quickly shows you current Thalys train schedules for the Leeuwarden - Brussels journey and makes it easier than ever for you to buy train tickets online for the cheapest, fastest or earliest journey available. The distance to Brussels from Leeuwarden is around 173 miles (279 km) and the cheapest Thalys one-way ticket you can book starts at $46 (€38). As you check the latest Leeuwarden to Brussels 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 Brussels 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 Leeuwarden and Brussels so you can spend more time enjoying the smooth and easy journey!

  • Average Price: $46

Thalys has updated its ticket policies due to the coronavirus. Keep these in mind when booking your Thalys tickets between Leeuwarden and Brussels and when traveling by train:

  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended
  • Pre-reservation / seat allocation
  • Verification of ticket with valid ID
  • Exceptions to waive change or cancellation fees policy
  • If a ticket is nonrefundable, a Thalys e-voucher can still be issued for a 15€ fee to passengers requesting a refund up to 30 days after the departure date.

Travel Tips: Trains from Leeuwarden to Brussels

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FAQs

Is cross-border travel by train between Leeuwarden, Netherlands and Brussels, Belgium allowed?

Travel between Leeuwarden, Netherlands and Brussels, Belgium by train is: Partially open.

What is the status of international entry into Belgium from Netherlands?

International entry status: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Netherlands

Do I need to self-quarantine on arrival in Belgium from Leeuwarden?

Conditions of entry:

  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival and 10 day mandatory self quarantine
  • A negative result for COVID-19 is a condition for subsequent release from quarantine. It is tested in quarantine on days 1 and 7
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival (certificate required)

What are the safety rules to follow in Brussels, Belgium?

When traveling in Belgium, you must follow these COVID-19 safety rules:

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

The information above was last checked on 1/16/22. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train from Leeuwarden to Brussels before traveling.

What is the restriction level for the return leg of a round trip journey from Brussels, Belgium to Leeuwarden, Netherlands?

Return travel from Belgium to Netherlands is: Partially open.

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

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

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

Requirements for reentering:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
  • Health declaration required

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

The government of Netherlands has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

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

Last checked on 1/13/22. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to the travel date of your train to Leeuwarden from Brussels.

How much does a cheap train from Leeuwarden to Brussels cost?

If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find cheap Leeuwarden to Brussels trains for as little as $46 (€38)  in the next 7 days.

What is the cost of a train from Leeuwarden to Brussels?

If you are looking to book your train ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Leeuwarden to Brussels train to cost on average $78 (€64)  one way.

How far is Leeuwarden to Brussels by train?

The Leeuwarden to Brussels train distance is approximately 173 miles (279 km).

How long is a train between Leeuwarden and Brussels on average?

The Leeuwarden to Brussels train duration is on average 3 h 51 min, which is to be expected when traveling 173 miles (279 km) from Leeuwarden to Brussels. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays.

What train station in Leeuwarden goes to Brussels? What train station do I come into Brussels from Leeuwarden?

When departing from Leeuwarden, you have various train station options to start your route from including Leeuwarden, Leeuwarden Camminghaburen and Leeuwarden Achter d Hoven. When arriving in Brussels, you can end your route in train stations like Bruxelles-Midi, Bruxelles-Central and Brussels-Nord.

Omio customers book a train from Leeuwarden   to Bruxelles-Midi   most frequently for this route.

Where is the departure train station in Leeuwarden located? Where is the arrival train station in Brussels located?

Passengers board their train most frequently from Leeuwarden and travel around 0.8 miles (1.3 km) from the city center to this train station.

Passengers traveling this route most often arrive at Bruxelles-Midi and need to travel approximately 1.1 miles (1.8 km) from the train station to the city center in Brussels.

Which train companies should I travel with from Leeuwarden to Brussels?

For the trip from Leeuwarden to Brussels you can take a train with Thalys or NS International | IC. Be sure to check out all possible train companies that offer services from Leeuwarden to Brussels on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.

How many trains per day are there to Brussels from Leeuwarden?

The average number of trains departing Leeuwarden for Brussels is 16 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.

When does the first train depart from Leeuwarden to Brussels? When does the last train depart from Leeuwarden to Brussels?

You can take the first train from Leeuwarden to Brussels at 7: 17 AM. The last train from Leeuwarden to Brussels that you can take departs at 1: 17 PM. Omio shows you the latest train from Leeuwarden to Brussels schedule to help you book the best departure time for this journey.

When should I buy the Leeuwarden to Brussels train for the best deals on tickets?

If you purchase a train ticket from Leeuwarden to Brussels within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $78 (€64) one way. However, we recommend booking your train in advance to get access to the best prices. Train tickets between Leeuwarden and Brussels are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Leeuwarden
Brussels
Leeuwarden is the most popular Leeuwarden 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 Leeuwarden for your trip to Brussels.