There are 5 ways to get from Amsterdam Airport (AMS) to Brussels by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly  •  1 h 4 min

  1. Fly from Amsterdam (AMS) to Brussels (BRU) AMS - BRU

$69 - $236

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Bus  •  4 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Amsterdam, Schiphol Airport to Brussels, Brussels-North station 817 / ...

$8 - $22

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Train  •  1 h 34 min

  1. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Brussel-Zuid/Midi Thalys / ...

$29 - $80

Bus via Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk  •  3 h 46 min

  1. Take the bus from Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Brussels, Brussels-North station 810 / ...

$17 - $31

Drive  •  2 h 5 min

  1. Drive from Amsterdam Airport (AMS) to Brussels 129.6 miles

$30 - $50

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The cheapest way to get from Amsterdam Airport (AMS) to Brussels is to bus which costs 7€ - 19€ and takes 4 h 15 min.

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The quickest way to get from Amsterdam Airport (AMS) to Brussels is to fly which costs 55€ - 210€ and takes 1 h 4 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Amsterdam, Schiphol Airport and arriving at Brussels, Brussels-North station station. Services depart four times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4 h 15 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Schiphol Airport and arriving at Brussel-Zuid/Midi. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 34 min.

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The distance between Amsterdam Airport (AMS) and Brussels is 165 km. The road distance is 207.4 km.

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The best way to get from Amsterdam Airport (AMS) to Brussels without a car is to train which takes 1 h 34 min and costs 24€ - 70€.

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It takes approximately 1 h 4 min to get from Amsterdam Airport (AMS) to Brussels, including transfers.

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Amsterdam Airport (AMS) to Brussels bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Amsterdam, Schiphol Airport station.

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Amsterdam Airport (AMS) to Brussels train services, operated by Thalys, depart from Schiphol Airport station.

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The best way to get from Amsterdam Airport (AMS) to Brussels is to fly which takes 1 h 4 min and costs 55€ - 210€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 24€ - 70€ and takes 1 h 34 min, you could also bus, which costs 14€ - 27€ and takes 3 h 46 min.

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The quickest flight from Amsterdam Airport to Brussels Airport is the direct flight which takes 45 min.

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Amsterdam Airport (AMS) to Brussels bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Brussels, Brussels-North station.

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  • Distance: 102.9 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 4 min

What companies run services between Amsterdam Airport (AMS), Netherlands and Brussels, Belgium?

KLM flies from Amsterdam Airport (AMS) to Brussels 5 times a day. Alternatively, Thalys operates a train from Amsterdam Airport (AMS) to Brussels hourly. Tickets cost $55 - $80 and the journey takes 1 h 34 min. Dutch Railways (NS) also services this route every 2 hours.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Brussels
Ave. Duration
46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $480
Train operators
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Schiphol Airport to Brussel-Zuid/Midi
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$55 - $80
1st Class
$80 - $110
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 Schiphol Airport to Brussel-Centraal
Ave. Duration
2 h 33 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$29 - $50
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Bus operators
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 Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Brussels, Brussels-North station
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $20
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Amsterdam, Schiphol Airport to Brussels, Brussels-North station
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $22
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Amsterdam - Schiphol Airport to Brussels City Center - Midi Train station
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
Ouibus

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