The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
The average ticket from Utrecht to Brussels will cost around $ 90 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 52.
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|Distance||91 miles (147 km)|
|Average train duration||2 h 58 min|
|Average train ticket price||$46 (€37)|
|Train providers||NS International | IC, Thalys, Eurostar or NS International|
Trains from Utrecht to Brussels cover the 91 miles (147 km) long trip taking on average 2 h 58 min with our travel partners like NS International | IC, Thalys, Eurostar or NS International. There are direct train services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around $46 (€37), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $26 (€21). Travelers depart most frequently from Utrecht Centraal and arrive in Bruxelles-Midi.
Thalys and Eurostar trains will get you between Utrecht and Brussels from $26 (€21). With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best train times and tickets for your trip.
Thalys is a French-Belgian high-speed train company that connects the main capital cities. For your next train from Utrecht to Brussels with Thalys, you can choose from these different ticket fares: Standard Mini, Standard, Comfort and Premium.
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Thalys has updated its ticket policies due to the coronavirus. Keep these in mind when booking your Thalys tickets between Utrecht and Brussels and when traveling by train:
Trains from Utrecht to Brussels are frequent, running from morning till night. All journeys on this 92-mile route include one connection, with transfers of 48 minutes or less. Most journey options take under 2 hours and 35 minutes with the frequent high-speed service taking 2 hours and 5 minutes.
Departing trains from Utrecht to Brussels leave once or twice per hour. Passengers can choose from 18 to 20 trains each day. The earliest trains depart between 5:00 a.m. and 6:00 a.m., as well as a few trains departing even earlier. The last train each day gets passengers into Brussels after midnight.
Most trains from Utrecht to Brussels take 2 hours and 35 minutes or less. All journeys require one transfer, usually in Rotterdam for 15 to 48 minutes. The fastest option takes 2 hours and 5 minutes.
Departure station: Trains from Utrecht to Brussels depart from Utrecht Centraal station in the city center. This station combines bus stations, tram stops, and bicycle parking, so getting to and from Utrecht Centraal is simple. The station offers ticket offices, luggage lockers, elevator access, special assistance services, kiosks and eateries and a shopping mall.
Arrival station: This route ends at Brussels-Midi/Zuid in Saint-Gilles, south of central Brussels. It is a 1.2 mile walk or a 5 minute trip on public transit from the center. Brussels-Midi/Zuid is well connected with local bus, tram and subway lines. The station offers ticket offices, luggage lockers, elevator access, special assistance services, kiosks and eateries, and premier lounges.
Which train companies travel from Utrecht to Brussels?
Three companies offer trains from Utrecht to Brussels: Thalys, Eurostar and NS International. Thalys offers one of the fastest journeys that runs up to 14 times a day. Eurostar and NS International run fewer services and are mostly longer journeys, but often for a cheaper fare. All journeys include one transfer.
Thalys offers 7 to 14 trains a day from Utrecht to Brussels, depending on the day. Most of their trains are high speed and take 2 hours and 5 minutes, with a few journeys taking over 3 hours.
Eurostar typically operates 2 to 3 trains from Utrecht to Brussels each day ranging between 2 hours and 5 minutes and 2 hours and 35 minutes, depending on the length of transfer in Rotterdam.
NS International typically offers the cheapest trains from Utrecht to Brussels, running 3 to 10 times a day. Journeys mostly take 2 hours and 58 minutes, with some early services taking over 4 hours. NS International usually runs the last service of each day that arrives in Brussels after midnight.
Thalys offers first-class and premier-class seats, with free WiFi and power outlets for all passengers. NS International offers first-class and Eurostar offers only standard seats on trains from Utrecht to Brussels. Food and beverages are available for purchase on all providers. Travel assistance can be booked in advance and wheelchair places can be reserved at a reduced price. The luggage allowance for all providers is two items plus hand luggage. Eurostar offers extra baggage options, including bicycles on some services. Traveling with pets is possible on Thalys and NS International services.
Having a flexible itinerary to travel on different dates and at non-peak times will help you find cheaper trains from Utrecht to Brussels. Booking well in advance is the best way to secure cheap fares. Eurostar and NS International provide lower fares but fewer services, so booking early is recommended.
Travel between Utrecht, Netherlands and Brussels, Belgium by train is: Partially open.
International entry status: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Netherlands
Conditions of entry:
When traveling in Belgium, you must follow these COVID-19 safety rules:
The information above was last checked on 9/26/21. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Brussels from Utrecht before traveling.
Return travel from Belgium to Netherlands is: Fully open.
Entry into Netherlands is allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Belgium
Requirements for reentering:
The government of Netherlands has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
Last checked on 9/26/21. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations closer to the travel date of your train to Utrecht from Brussels.
Some of the Utrecht train stations to Brussels you can start your journey from include Utrecht Centraal, Utrecht and Utrecht Vaartsche Rijn. Similarly, some of the arrival train stations in Brussels include Bruxelles-Midi, Bruxelles-Central and Brussels-Nord.
When traveling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Utrecht Centraal and arriving in Bruxelles-Midi.
Passengers board the train most frequently from Utrecht Centraal, which is located around 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from the city center, and they get off the train at Bruxelles-Midi, located 1 mile (s) / 1 km away from the city center.
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