The cheapest trains from Utrecht to Brussels

Showing times and prices for Sep 29

Cheapest

$52

Average

$90

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.

Cheapest
11:18AMUtrecht Centraal2h59 02:17PMBrussels-Midi
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$521One-way
01:03PMUtrecht Centraal2h05 03:08PMBrussels-Midi
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$841One-way
06:03AMUtrecht Centraal2h05 08:08AMBrussels-Midi
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$841One-way
11:03AMUtrecht Centraal2h05 01:08PMBrussels-Midi
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$991One-way
09:03AMUtrecht Centraal2h05 11:08AMBrussels-Midi
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$991One-way

Timetable Utrecht to Brussels

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06:03AMUtrecht Centraal2h05 08:08AMBrussels-Midi
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07:03AMUtrecht Centraal2h05 09:08AMBrussels-Midi
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08:03AMUtrecht Centraal2h05 10:08AMBrussels-Midi
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09:03AMUtrecht Centraal2h05 11:08AMBrussels-Midi
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10:03AMUtrecht Centraal2h05 12:08PMBrussels-Midi
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11:03AMUtrecht Centraal2h05 01:08PMBrussels-Midi
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11:18AMUtrecht Centraal2h59 02:17PMBrussels-Midi
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01:03PMUtrecht Centraal2h05 03:08PMBrussels-Midi
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Tue
Sep 28
$52NS International | IC
$30Flixbus
Wed
Sep 29
$52NS International | IC
$21Flixbus
Thu
Sep 30
$52NS International | IC
$16Flixbus
Fri
Oct 1
$52NS International | IC
$15Flixbus
Sat
Oct 2
$52NS International | IC
$11Flixbus
Sun
Oct 3
$35NS International | IC
$16Flixbus
Mon
Oct 4
$26NS International | IC
$16Flixbus
Wed
Oct 6
$26NS International | IC
$16Flixbus
Thu
Oct 7
$26NS International | IC
$11Flixbus
Fri
Oct 8
$35NS International | IC
$15Flixbus
Sat
Oct 9
$35NS International | IC
$11Flixbus
Sun
Oct 10
$35NS International | IC
$15Flixbus
Mon
Oct 11
$26NS International | IC
$16Flixbus
Wed
Oct 13
$26NS International | IC
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Thu
Oct 14
$26NS International | IC
$15Flixbus
Fri
Oct 15
$35NS International | IC
$16Flixbus
Sat
Oct 16
$71Thalys
$16Flixbus
Sun
Oct 17
$81Thalys
$16Flixbus
Mon
Oct 18
$26NS International | IC
$16Flixbus

The fastest trains from Utrecht to Brussels

Showing times and prices for Sep 29

Fastest Journey

2 h 5 m

Average

2 h 11 m

Trains per day

8

Distance

148 km

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

Fastest
11:03AMUtrecht Centraal2h05 01:08PMBrussels-Midi
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$991One-way
Fastest
01:03PMUtrecht Centraal2h05 03:08PMBrussels-Midi
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$841One-way
Fastest
06:03AMUtrecht Centraal2h05 08:08AMBrussels-Midi
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$841One-way
Fastest
09:03AMUtrecht Centraal2h05 11:08AMBrussels-Midi
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$991One-way
Fastest
10:03AMUtrecht Centraal2h05 12:08PMBrussels-Midi
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$991One-way

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Train Information from Utrecht to Brussels

distanceDistance91 miles (147 km)
durationAverage train duration2 h 58 min
priceAverage train ticket price$46 (€37)
changesDirect trainYes
carriersTrain providersNS 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.

Train companies

Thalys and Eurostar trains between Utrecht and Brussels

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
Eurostar

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.

Save time and money by searching for and booking your Thalys train from Utrecht to Brussels online with Omio! If you’re looking for the cheapest, fastest or earliest Thalys train between Utrecht and Brussels, Omio can help you out every step of the way. Check current Thalys train schedules for the ideal departure and arrival times, compare the best connections for the 91 miles (147 km) trip between Utrecht and Brussels 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 Utrecht and Brussels, you can check straight away 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. Buy your official Thalys Utrecht to Brussels train tickets online on Omio quickly and easily and enjoy the travel experience!

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:

  • 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.

Trains from Utrecht to Brussels

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.

Utrecht to Brussels train times: daily departures

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.

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

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.

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

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 Utrecht to Brussels

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 Utrecht to Brussels

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 Utrecht to Brussels

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.

Utrecht to Brussels trains: services on board

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.

How to find cheap train tickets from Utrecht to Brussels?

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.

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FAQs
Is travel by train currently allowed from Utrecht, Netherlands to Brussels, Belgium?

Travel between Utrecht, 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 Utrecht?

Conditions of entry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival and 10 day mandatory self quarantine
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
  • A negative result for COVID-19 is a condition for subsequent release from quarantine. It is tested in quarantine on days 1 and 7
  • 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

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 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.

What COVID restrictions are there for my return journey by train to Utrecht, Netherlands from Brussels, Belgium?

Return travel from Belgium to Netherlands is: Fully open.

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

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

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

Requirements for reentering:

  • 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 Utrecht, 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 9/26/21. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to the travel date of your train to Utrecht from Brussels.

How much do cheap trains to Brussels from Utrecht cost?
If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find cheap Utrecht to Brussels trains for as little as $26 (€21)  in the next 7 days.
How much does it cost to take a train between Utrecht and Brussels?
The Utrecht to Brussels train ticket price is on average $46 (€37)  if you are looking to purchase your tickets for this trip in the next week.
What is the distance to Brussels from Utrecht by train?
The Utrecht to Brussels train distance is approximately 91 miles (147 km).
How long is a train to Brussels from Utrecht on average?
On average the Utrecht to Brussels train time is 2 h 58 min  covering the 91 miles (147 km) long route, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.
What is the departure train station in Utrecht and arrival train station in 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.

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

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.

What train companies offer a service between Utrecht and Brussels?
If you're looking for trains from Utrecht to Brussels, you can rely on NS International | IC, Thalys, Eurostar or NS International to get you to Brussels. It's also good to check out all possible train companies for the Utrecht to Brussels trip to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
How far in advance should I purchase train tickets from Utrecht to Brussels for the best deals?
You can find trains from Utrecht to Brussels to cost on average $46 (€37) one way if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend buying train tickets in advance to score the best deals and save money on your journey. You’ll see tickets for the Utrecht to Brussels train generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.