Duration 4h 50m
Distance 330.3 km
Average price 85€
Frequency 10/day

Trip overview

The average train between Brussels and Assen takes 4h 50m and the fastest train takes 4h 3m. The train service runs several times per day 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 • 4h 6m

  1. Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
  2. Schiphol Airport
  3. Assen
4h 6m
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45€ - 168€

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No, there is no direct train from Brussels to Assen. However, there are services departing from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi and arriving at Assen via Schiphol Airport. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 6m.

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The distance between Brussels and Assen is 283 km. The road distance is 330.3 km.

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Brussels to Assen train services, operated by Thalys, depart from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi 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 Schiphol Airport in around 4h 6m.
Train operators
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
60€ - 120€

About Thalys

Train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Schiphol Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
60€ - 120€
Website
Thalys
Standard
60€ - 85€
Comfort
70€ - 95€
Premium
85€ - 120€

Ave. Duration
2h 37m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
23€ - 50€

About Dutch Railways (NS)

Train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Schiphol Airport
Ave. Duration
2h 37m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
23€ - 50€
Website
NS
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Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
23€ - 30€
1st Class
35€ - 50€
Train from Schiphol Airport to Assen
Ave. Duration
1h 51m
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 Schiphol Airport
Ave. Duration
2h 32m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
24€ - 55€
Website
NS
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Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
24€ - 35€
1st Class
40€ - 55€
Train from Brussel-Centraal to Breda
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
Hourly
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 21m
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€

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.

Ave. Duration
1h 29m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
10€ - 15€

About Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)

Train from Brux.-/ Brus-Centr. to Breda
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
10€ - 15€
Website
Belgian Railways
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Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
10€ - 15€
1st Class
16€ - 24€

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