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from Brussels to Leeuwarden

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Travel Information from Brussels to Leeuwarden

distanceDistance173 miles (279 km)
modeAvailable travel modesTrain
fastestFastest modeTrain • $46 (€38) • 3 h 51 min
carriersPopular travel companiesThalys

Take a train to travel 173 miles (279 km) between Brussels and Leeuwarden. Thalys is the main travel company operating this trip. Travelers can even take a direct from Brussels to Leeuwarden.

Travel Tips: Travel from Brussels to Leeuwarden

Travel to Leeuwarden 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 Leeuwarden.

Does Netherlands have any COVID-19 travel restrictions for people traveling from Brussels to Leeuwarden?

International travel from Brussels, Belgium to Leeuwarden, Netherlands is: Partially open.

Can I enter Netherlands if coming from Belgium?

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

Am I required to self-quarantine upon arrival to Leeuwarden if traveling from Brussels?

Conditions of entry:

  • 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 measures do I need to follow in Leeuwarden, Netherlands due to the pandemic?

All travelers in Netherlands must observe the following coronavirus safety measures:

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

The information above was last checked on 1/17/22; however, this can change before your date of travel so please make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your upcoming trip between Brussels and Leeuwarden.

What are the COVID-19 restrictions on returning to Belgium from Leeuwarden, Netherlands?

Return travel to Brussels, Belgium from Netherlands is: Partially open.

Are there any travel restrictions on reentering Belgium from Netherlands?

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

Are there requirements to self-quarantine on arrival into Belgium from Netherlands?

Requirements for reentering Belgium:

  • 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 requirements for social distancing and wearing face masks in Belgium?

All travelers must abide by the following measures in Belgium to reduce the spread of coronavirus in the country:

  • Social distance: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face masks: Mandatory

The above information about your return travel to Brussels, Belgium was last verified on 1/16/22. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to your planned date of travel to Brussels from Leeuwarden.

How do I reach Leeuwarden from Brussels?

You can travel from Brussels to Leeuwarden by train.

What is the fastest way from Brussels to Leeuwarden?

Traveling by train is also the quickest way from Brussels to Leeuwarden. It takes on average 3 h 51 min   to travel this journey.

What is the distance between Brussels and Leeuwarden?

Leeuwarden is approximately 173 miles (279 km) away from Brussels.

How many scheduled departures are there a day from Brussels to Leeuwarden?

The average frequency per day from Brussels to Leeuwarden is:

  • 7 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip between Brussels and Leeuwarden as scheduled services by train can vary by season or day of the week.

When traveling from Brussels to Leeuwarden, where do I depart from Brussels and where do I arrive in Leeuwarden?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from Brussels to Leeuwarden:

  • Most travelers who buy a train ticket from Brussels to Leeuwarden depart from Bruxelles-Midi to Leeuwarden.

Which travel companies can get me from Brussels to Leeuwarden?

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Brussels to Leeuwarden, then we'll help you find the best value travel company for you:

  • Travel with Thalys for trains to Leeuwarden. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Thalys Brussels to Leeuwarden tickets on Omio for $46 (€38).

Where should I go next after I travel from Brussels to Leeuwarden?

Omio customers who travel from Brussels to Leeuwarden often also extend their vacation to go to Amsterdam, Groningen or Sneek. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Leeuwarden and these popular destinations at a great price.

How early should I purchase Brussels to Leeuwarden tickets online to score the best deals?

When planning your trip from Brussels to Leeuwarden, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to purchase and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Train tickets cost on average $46 (€38) one way.

However, we recommend buying tickets from Brussels to Leeuwarden online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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