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

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Fly  •  1 h 56 min

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

$52 - $232

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Bus  •  3 h 45 min

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

$16 - $23

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Train Thalys  •  2 h 3 min

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Antwerpen-Centraal Thalys / ...
  2. Take the train from Anvers-Central / Antwerpen-Centraal to Brussels Airport-Zaventem Ic / ...

$68 - $91

Train Dutch Railways (NS)  •  2 h 27 min

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Brussels Airport - Zaventem Intercity direct

$27 - $50

Drive  •  2 h 1 min

  1. Drive from Amsterdam to Brussels Airport (BRU) 126.2 miles

$30 - $45

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The cheapest way to get from Amsterdam to Brussels Airport (BRU) is to bus which costs 13€ - 20€ and takes 3 h 45 min.

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The quickest way to get from Amsterdam to Brussels Airport (BRU) is to fly which costs 45€ - 210€ and takes 1 h 56 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Amsterdam to Brussels Airport (BRU). However, there are services departing from Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk and arriving at Zaventem Luchthaven Perron B via Brussel Noord Perron 5. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 45 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Amsterdam Centraal and arriving at Brussels Airport - Zaventem. Services depart every two hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 27 min.

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The distance between Amsterdam and Brussels Airport (BRU) is 166 km. The road distance is 202 km.

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The best way to get from Amsterdam to Brussels Airport (BRU) without a car is to train which takes 2 h 3 min and costs 55€ - 80€.

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It takes approximately 1 h 56 min to get from Amsterdam to Brussels Airport (BRU), including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Amsterdam to Brussels Airport (BRU) is to fly which takes 1 h 56 min and costs 45€ - 210€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 55€ - 80€ and takes 2 h 3 min, you could also bus, which costs 13€ - 20€ and takes 3 h 45 min.

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Map of how to get from Amsterdam to Brussels Airport (BRU).
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  • Distance: 104.1 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 56 min

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

KLM flies from Amsterdam to Brussels Airport (BRU) 5 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a train from Amsterdam to Brussels Airport (BRU) via Antwerpen-Centraal and Anvers-Central / Antwerpen-Centraal in around 2 h 3 min.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Brussels
Ave. Duration
44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $480
Train operators
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Antwerpen-Centraal
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$45 - $70
1st Class
$70 - $95
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
b-rail.be
Train from Anvers-Central / Antwerpen-Centraal to Brussels Airport-Zaventem
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$20 - $22
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$20 - $22
1st Class
$28 - $31
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 Amsterdam Centraal to Brussels Airport - Zaventem
Ave. Duration
2 h 27 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $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.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
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
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $19
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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The quickest flight from Amsterdam Airport to Brussels Airport is the direct flight which takes 40 min.

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

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Amsterdam to Brussels Airport (BRU) train services, operated by Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB), arrive at Brussels Airport-Zaventem station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Amsterdam to Brussels Airport (BRU) is 202 km. It takes approximately 2 h 1 min to drive from Amsterdam to Brussels Airport (BRU).

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KLM offers flights from Amsterdam Airport to Brussels Airport.

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There are 969+ hotels available in Brussels Airport (BRU). Prices start at $67 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Amsterdam to Amsterdam Airport is to train which takes 16 min and costs 5€ - 10€.

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