There are 6 ways to get from Amsterdam to Brussels by train, bus, rideshare, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  1 h 51 min

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Brussel-Zuid/Midi Thalys / ...

$27 - $85

Cheapest option

Bus Ouibus  •  3 h

  1. Take the bus from Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk to Brussels City Center - Midi Train station Ouibus

$8 - $12

4 alternative options

Bus Eurolines NL  •  3 h 26 min

  1. Take the bus from Amsterdam Duivendrecht to Brussels 300

$18 - $24

Rideshare  •  2 h 35 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Amsterdam to Brussels 127.8 miles

$13 - $23

Drive  •  2 h 7 min

  1. Drive from Amsterdam to Brussels 127.3 miles

$30 - $45

Fly  •  2 h 25 min

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

$57 - $253

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Amsterdam to Brussels is to bus which costs 7€ - 10€ and takes 3 h.

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The quickest way to get from Amsterdam to Brussels is to train which costs 23€ - 75€ and takes 1 h 51 min.

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The distance between Amsterdam and Brussels is 173 km. The road distance is 203.7 km.

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The train from Amsterdam Centraal to Brussel-Zuid/Midi takes 1 h 51 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk and arriving at Brussels City Center - Midi Train station station. Services depart every five minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Amsterdam Centraal and arriving at Brussel-Zuid/Midi. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 51 min.

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

Thalys operates a train from Amsterdam to Brussels hourly. Tickets cost $60 - $85 and the journey takes 1 h 51 min. Two other operators also service this route. Alternatively, Ouibus operates a bus from Amsterdam to Brussels every 5 minutes. Tickets cost $8 - $12 and the journey takes 3 h.

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 Amsterdam Centraal to Brussel-Zuid/Midi
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$60 - $85
1st Class
$85 - $120
Dutch Railways (NS)
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Brussel-Centraal
Ave. Duration
2 h 48 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $50
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Eurostar
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Contact Details
Website
eurostar.com
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Brussel-Zuid/Midi
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $110
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$45 - $110
Premier
$100 - $130
Bus operators
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk to Brussels City Center - Midi Train station
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
Ouibus
Eurolines NL
Website
eurolines.nl
Bus from Amsterdam Duivendrecht to Brussels
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $21
Schedules at
eurolines.nl
Other operators
BlaBlaCar
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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Amsterdam to Brussels
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $23
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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