There are 4 ways to get from Vlissingen to Brussels by train, ferry, bus or car

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Train  •  4 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from Vlissingen to Roosendaal Intercity
  2. Take the train from Essen to Bru.-Centraal / Brux.-Central Ic

$25 - $41

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Bus  •  4 h 52 min

  1. Take the bus from Middelburg, Station to Gent, Dampoort 50
  2. Take the bus from Ghent to Brussels, Brussels-North station 1753

$9 - $18

2 alternative options

Ferry, bus, train  •  4 h 37 min

  1. Take the ferry from Vlissingen, Westerhavenweg to Breskens, Veerhaven Wsf
  2. Take the bus from Breskens, Veerhaven to Brugge, Station 42
  3. Take the train from Brugge to Bru.-Centraal / Brux.-Central Ic / ...

$17 - $27

Drive  •  1 h 22 min

  1. Drive from Vlissingen to Brussels 81.9 miles

$19 - $29

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No, there is no direct bus from Vlissingen to Brussels station. However, there are services departing from Vlissingen, Scheldeplein(Centrum) and arriving at Brussels, Brussels-North station via Middelburg, Station and Ghent. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 52 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Vlissingen to Brussels. However, there are services departing from Vlissingen and arriving at Bru.-Centraal / Brux.-Central via Roosendaal and Essen. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 6 min.

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The distance between Vlissingen and Brussels is 85 km. The road distance is 131.1 km.

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The best way to get from Vlissingen to Brussels without a car is to train which takes 4 h 6 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 6 min to get from Vlissingen to Brussels, including transfers.

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Vlissingen to Brussels bus services, operated by Connexxion, arrive at Middelburg, Station.

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Vlissingen to Brussels train services, operated by Dutch Railways (NS), depart from Vlissingen station.

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The best way to get from Vlissingen to Brussels is to train which takes 4 h 6 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 4 h 52 min.

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Vlissingen to Brussels bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Brussels, Brussels-North station.

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Vlissingen to Brussels train services, operated by Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB), arrive at Bru.-Centraal / Brux.-Central station.

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Map of how to get from Vlissingen to Brussels.
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  • Distance: 53.2 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 6 min

What companies run services between Vlissingen, Netherlands and Brussels, Belgium?

You can take a train from Vlissingen to Brussels via Roosendaal and Essen in around 4 h 6 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Vlissingen to Brussels via Middelburg, Loskade Station, Middelburg, Station, Gent, Dampoort, and Ghent in around 4 h 52 min.

Train operators
Dutch Railways (NS)

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 Vlissingen to Roosendaal
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $21
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
b-rail.be
Train from Essen to Bru.-Centraal / Brux.-Central
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$9 - $14
1st Class
$14 - $21
Train from Brugge to Bru.-Centraal / Brux.-Central
Ave. Duration
2 h 13 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$14 - $21
1st Class
$22 - $35
Bus operators
Connexxion
Phone
0900 - 266 63 99
Website
connexxion.nl
Bus from Breskens, Veerhaven to Brugge, Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Schedules at
connexxion.nl
Bus from Middelburg, Station to Gent, Dampoort
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Schedules at
connexxion.nl
De Lijn
Website
delijn.be
Bus from Breskens Veerhaven to Brugge Station perron 9
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
delijn.be
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Ghent to Brussels, Brussels-North station
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ferry operators
Connexxion
Phone
0900 - 266 63 99
Website
connexxion.nl
Ferry from Vlissingen, Westerhavenweg to Breskens, Veerhaven
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
connexxion.nl

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Yes, the driving distance between Vlissingen to Brussels is 131 km. It takes approximately 1 h 22 min to drive from Vlissingen to Brussels.

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