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There are 5 ways to get from Amsterdam, IBM to Brussels by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  3h 2m

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

66€ - 133€

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Bus  •  4h 22m

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

13€ - 19€

3 alternative options

Train via Sint-Lenaarts  •  4h 59m

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Cs to Noorderkempen Ic
  2. Take the train from Noorderkempen to Brux.-/ Brus-Centr. Ic

24€ - 36€

Drive  •  2h 16m

  1. Drive from Amsterdam, IBM to Brussels 203.3 km

25€ - 40€

Fly  •  2h 31m

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

55€ - 202€

Netherlands → Belgium
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International entry into Belgium from Netherlands

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Netherlands
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Allowed for: Citizens and permanent residents of Belgium, as well as residents from EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Andorra, Australia, Cyprus, Israel, Monaco, New Zealand, Rwanda, San Marino, Singapore, South Korea and Vatican

Restricted for: Foreign nationals from outside EU Schengen Area with the above exceptions

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Conditions of entry into Belgium from Netherlands

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival and 10 day mandatory self quarantine
  • A negative result for COVID-19 is a condition for subsequent release from quarantine. It is tested in quarantine on days 1 and 7
This applies to arrivals from Netherlands
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
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  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival and 10 day mandatory self quarantine
  • A negative result for COVID-19 is a condition for subsequent release from quarantine. It is tested in quarantine on days 1 and 7
This doesn’t apply to citizens and permanent residents of Australia, Austria, Bulgaria, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Finland, Germany, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Luxembourg, Malta, Monaco, New Zealand, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Rwanda, San Marino, Singapore, Slovakia, South Korea and Vatican
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions

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Rules to follow in Belgium

1.5m

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Considerations leaving from Netherlands

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

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Yes, but conditions apply when entering Belgium from Netherlands.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • Further restrictions may be implemented at short notice

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Brussels is 800 14689.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Brussels is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Brussels is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 800 14689.

No, but conditions apply when returning to Netherlands from Belgium.

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Last updated: 9 Jun 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cost-effective way to get from Amsterdam, IBM to Brussels is to bus, which costs 13€ - 20€ and takes 4h 22m.

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The quickest way to get from Amsterdam, IBM to Brussels is to drive which costs 25€ - 40€ and takes 2h 16m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Amsterdam, IBM to Brussels station. However, there are services departing from Amsterdam, Antwerpenbaan and arriving at Brussels-North train station via Amsterdam Sloterdijk. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 22m.

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No, there is no direct train from Amsterdam, IBM to Brussels. However, there are services departing from Amsterdam, Henk Sneevlietweg and arriving at Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi via Amsterdam Lelylaan and Schiphol Airport. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 2m.

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The distance between Amsterdam, IBM and Brussels is 169 km. The road distance is 203.3 km.

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The best way to get from Amsterdam, IBM to Brussels without a car is to train which takes 3h 2m and costs 65€ - 140€.

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It takes approximately 3h 2m to get from Amsterdam, IBM to Brussels, including transfers.

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Amsterdam, IBM to Brussels bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Amsterdam Sloterdijk station.

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Amsterdam, IBM to Brussels train services, operated by Thalys, depart from Schiphol Airport station.

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The best way to get from Amsterdam, IBM to Brussels is to train which takes 3h 2m and costs 65€ - 140€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 13€ - 20€ and takes 4h 22m, you could also fly, which costs 50€ - 210€ and takes 2h 31m.

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  • Distance: 169 km
  • Duration: 3h 2m

What companies run services between Amsterdam, IBM, Netherlands and Brussels, Belgium?

Thalys operates a train from Schiphol Airport to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi every 4 hours. Tickets cost 60€ - 120€ and the journey takes 1h 34m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Brussels-North train station 3 times a day. Tickets cost 12€ - 15€ and the journey takes 2h 45m. CityBusExpress also services this route once daily.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Brussels
Ave. Duration
46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 340€
Train operators
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Schiphol Airport to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
60€ - 120€
Website
Thalys
Standard
60€ - 85€
Comfort
70€ - 95€
Premium
85€ - 120€
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
belgiantrain.be
Train from Amsterdam Cs to Noorderkempen
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
14€ - 20€
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
14€ - 20€
1st Class
21€ - 35€
Train from Noorderkempen to Brux.-/ Brus-Centr.
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
8€ - 13€
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
8€ - 13€
1st Class
13€ - 19€
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Brussels-North train station
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
12€ - 15€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
CityBusExpress
Phone
+31 30 333 33 00
Email
info@citybusexpress.com
Website
citybusexpress.com
Bus from Amsterdam Piarcoplein P+R Sloterdijk to Brussels Noord Bus Station
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
11€ - 17€
Website
CityBusExpress

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

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Amsterdam, IBM to Brussels bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Brussels-North train station.

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Amsterdam, IBM to Brussels train services, operated by Thalys, arrive at Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Amsterdam, IBM to Brussels is 203 km. It takes approximately 2h 16m to drive from Amsterdam, IBM to Brussels.

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KLM offers flights from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Brussels Airport.

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