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Duration 4h 52m
Distance 328.8 km
Average price 65€
Frequency 17/day

Trip overview

The average train between Brussels and Assen takes 4h 52m and the fastest train takes 4h 21m. There is a train service every few hours from Brussels to Assen. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.

Train

  1. Brux.-Nord/Brus.-Noord
  2. Breda
  3. Rotterdam Centraal
  4. Assen
4h 57m
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42€ - 105€

Brussels to Assen train times

Trains run hourly between Brussels and Assen. The earliest departure is at 05:56 in the morning, and the last departure from Brussels is at 20:56 which arrives into Assen at 09:25. All services require a transfer, and take on average 4h 52m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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No, there is no direct train from Brussels to Assen. However, there are services departing from Brux.-Nord/Brus.-Noord and arriving at Assen via Breda and Rotterdam Centraal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 57m.

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The distance between Brussels and Assen is 283 km. The road distance is 328.8 km.

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Brussels to Assen train services, operated by Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB), depart from Brux.-Nord/Brus.-Noord station.

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Brussels to Assen train services, operated by Dutch Railways (NS), arrive at Assen station.

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What companies run services between Brussels and Assen?

You can take a train from Brussels to Assen via Breda and Rotterdam Centraal in around 4h 57m.
Train operators
Dutch Railways (NS)
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
14€ - 35€

Dutch Railways (NS) is the main passenger railway operator in the Netherlands. Founded in 1938, NS connects all major cities in the Netherlands, and offers night trains, international trains, Intercity direct, and trains to and from the airport. NS International is the international subsidiary of NS; their services include high-speed trains such as Thalys, ICE International, Eurostar and TGV, to major European hubs including Paris, London, Brussels, Berlin, Cologne, Frankfurt and Lille.

Contact Details
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Brussel-Noord to Breda
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
14€ - 35€
Website
NS
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
14€ - 20€
1st Class
23€ - 35€
Train from Breda to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
9€ - 23€
Website
NS
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
9€ - 14€
1st Class
16€ - 23€
Train from Rotterdam Centraal to Assen
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
22€ - 50€
Website
NS
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
22€ - 30€
1st Class
35€ - 50€
Train from Brussel-Centraal to Breda
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
14€ - 35€
Website
NS
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
14€ - 20€
1st Class
23€ - 35€
Train from Breda to Zwolle
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
19€ - 45€
Website
NS
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
19€ - 27€
1st Class
30€ - 45€
Train from Zwolle to Assen
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
12€ - 28€
Website
NS
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
12€ - 17€
1st Class
19€ - 28€

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