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

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

Fly  •  1 h 58 min

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

$52 - $246

Cheapest option

Bus  •  3 h 42 min

  1. Take the bus from Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk to Brussels City Center - Midi Train station Amsterdam centre - Sloterdijk > Bruxelles centre - gare Midi > Lille > Paris centre - Bercy / ...

$10 - $14

3 alternative options

Train Thalys  •  1 h 59 min

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Antwerpen Centraal Thalys / ...
  2. Take the train from Antwerpen Centraal to Bruxelles-Nat.-Aéroport Intercity

$72 - $97

Train Dutch Railways (NS)  •  2 h 57 min

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Bruxelles-Nat.-Aéroport Intercity

$30 - $45

Drive  •  2 h 1 min

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

$30 - $45

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 in around 1 h 59 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 Amsterdam Centraal to Antwerpen Centraal
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$50 - $75
1st Class
$75 - $100
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 - $24
Website
belgianrail.be
Purchase a
eurail.com
2nd Class
$21 - $24
1st Class
$30 - $33
Dutch Railways (NS)
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Bruxelles-Nat.-Aéroport
Ave. Duration
2 h 57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
ns.nl
Purchase a
eurail.com
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

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Amsterdam to Brussels Airport (BRU)?

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

What is the cheapest way to get from Amsterdam to Brussels Airport (BRU)?

The cheapest way to get from Amsterdam to Brussels Airport (BRU) is to bus which costs 7€ - 12€ and takes 3 h 42 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Amsterdam to Brussels Airport (BRU)?

The quickest way to get from Amsterdam to Brussels Airport (BRU) is to fly which takes 1 h 58 min and costs 40€ - 210€.

Is there a direct train between Amsterdam and Brussels Airport (BRU)?

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Amsterdam Centraal and arriving at Bruxelles-Nat.-Aéroport. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 57 min.

Is there a direct bus between Amsterdam and Brussels Airport (BRU)?

No, there is no direct bus from Amsterdam to Brussels Airport (BRU). However, there are services departing from Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk and arriving at Brussels - Zaventem Airport via Brussels City Center - Midi Train station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 42 min.

How long does it take to get from Amsterdam to Brussels Airport (BRU)?

It takes approximately 1 h 58 min to get from Amsterdam to Brussels Airport (BRU), including transfers.