Directions from Amsterdam Airport (AMS) to Brussels Airport (BRU)

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Recommended option

Fly  •  45 min

  1. AMS - BRU

$45 - $220

Cheapest option

Bus  •  3 h 45 min

  1. 817 / ...

$12 - $21

3 alternative options

Train Thalys  •  1 h 43 min

  1. Thalys / ...
  2. Intercity

$66 - $88

Train Dutch Railways (NS)  •  2 h 42 min

  1. Intercity

$26 - $45

Drive  •  1 h 59 min

  1. 128.6 miles

$30 - $45

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

KLM flies from Amsterdam Airport (AMS) to Brussels Airport (BRU) 5 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a train from Amsterdam Airport (AMS) to Brussels Airport (BRU) via Antwerpen Centraal in around 1 h 43 min.

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 Antwerpen Centraal
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$45 - $70
1st Class
$65 - $90
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
b-rail.be
Train from Antwerpen Centraal to Bruxelles-Nat.-Aéroport
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$21 - $23
Website
belgianrail.be
Purchase a
eurail.com
2nd Class
$21 - $23
1st Class
$29 - $32
Dutch Railways (NS)
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Schiphol (Airport) to Bruxelles-Nat.-Aéroport
Ave. Duration
2 h 42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $45
Website
ns.nl
Purchase a
eurail.com
Bus operators
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Amsterdam, Schiphol Airport to Brussels, Brussels Airport
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $21
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Amsterdam Airport (AMS) and Brussels Airport (BRU) is 158 km. The road distance is 206 km.

The cheapest way to get from Amsterdam Airport (AMS) to Brussels Airport (BRU) is to bus which costs 10€ - 18€ and takes 3 h 45 min.

The quickest way to get from Amsterdam Airport (AMS) to Brussels Airport (BRU) is to fly which takes 45 min and costs 40€ - 190€.

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Schiphol (Airport) and arriving at Bruxelles-Nat.-Aéroport. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 42 min.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Amsterdam, Schiphol Airport and arriving at Brussels, Brussels Airport. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 45 min.

It takes approximately 45 min to fly from Amsterdam (AMS) to Brussels (BRU), including transfers and time at the airport.