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There are 5 ways to get from Amsterdam to Simonis and Elisabeth Stations by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  2h 24m

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Anvers-Central Thalys
  2. Take the train from Anvers-Central / Antwerpen-Centraal to Brux.-Nord/Brus.-Noord Ic / ...

€64 - €120

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Bus  •  3h 5m

  1. Take the bus from Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Brussels-North train station B810 / ...

€13 - €19

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Bus via Suede  •  4h 2m

  1. Take the bus from Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk to Brussels City Center - Midi Train station Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine > Sainte Aybert - France > Sainte Aybert - Belgique > Brussels City Center - Midi Train station > Hazeldonk - Belgique > Hazeldonk - Pays Bas > Rotterdam > Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk / ...

€14 - €16

Drive  •  2h 17m

  1. Drive from Amsterdam to Simonis and Elisabeth Stations 202.9 km

€25 - €40

Fly, line 214 bus  •  2h 36m

  1. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Brussels (BRU) AMS - BRU
  2. Take the line 214 bus from Brussel Noord opstaphalte to Koekelberg Simonis

€55 - €216

Amsterdam to Simonis and Elisabeth Stations by train and bus

The journey time between Amsterdam and Simonis and Elisabeth Stations is around 2h 33m and covers a distance of around 212 km. The fastest journey normally takes 2h 27m. Operated by Thalys, Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB) and De Lijn, the Amsterdam to Simonis and Elisabeth Stations service departs from Amsterdam Centraal and arrives in Koekelberg Simonis. Typically 59 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
2h 33m
Fastest journey time:
2h 27m
Services per week:
59
Cheapest price:
€64
Carbon emissions:
11 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
07:15
Last service departs at:
19:15

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Amsterdam to Simonis and Elisabeth Stations train and bus schedules

Train services typically run at the following times each day These schedules are estimated
Estimated schedules: These schedules are estimated and based on typical services on an average day. Please check times and availability with the operator before travelling.
Netherlands → Belgium
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  • A negative result for COVID-19 is a condition for subsequent release from quarantine. It is tested in quarantine on days 1 and 7
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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 Simonis and Elisabeth Stations is 800 14689.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Simonis and Elisabeth Stations is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Simonis and Elisabeth Stations 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: 16 Jun 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cost-effective way to get from Amsterdam to Simonis and Elisabeth Stations is to bus via Suede, which costs €13 - €16 and takes 4h 2m.

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The quickest way to get from Amsterdam to Simonis and Elisabeth Stations is to drive which costs €25 - €40 and takes 2h 17m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Amsterdam to Simonis and Elisabeth Stations. However, there are services departing from Amsterdam Sloterdijk and arriving at Koekelberg Simonis via Brussel Noord opstaphalte. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 5m.

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The distance between Amsterdam and Simonis and Elisabeth Stations is 172 km. The road distance is 202.9 km.

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The best way to get from Amsterdam to Simonis and Elisabeth Stations without a car is to train which takes 2h 24m and costs €60 - €120.

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It takes approximately 2h 24m to get from Amsterdam to Simonis and Elisabeth Stations, including transfers.

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Amsterdam to Simonis and Elisabeth Stations bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Amsterdam Sloterdijk station.

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The best way to get from Amsterdam to Simonis and Elisabeth Stations is to train which takes 2h 24m and costs €60 - €120. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €12 - €20 and takes 3h 5m.

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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 to Simonis and Elisabeth Stations bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Brussels-North train station.

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Map of how to get from Amsterdam to Simonis and Elisabeth Stations.
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  • Distance: 172.4 km
  • Duration: 2h 24m

What companies run services between Amsterdam, Netherlands and Simonis and Elisabeth Stations, Belgium?

You can take a train from Amsterdam to Simonis and Elisabeth Stations via Anvers-Central / Antwerpen-Centraal, Brux.-Nord/Brus.-Noord, and Brussel Noord opstaphalte in around 2h 24m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Brussels-North train station every 4 hours. 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
47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €330
Train operators
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Anvers-Central
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€55 - €110
Website
Thalys
Standard
€55 - €80
Comfort
€65 - €90
Premium
€80 - €110
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
belgiantrain.be
Train from Anvers-Central / Antwerpen-Centraal to Brux.-Nord/Brus.-Noord
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
€6 - €9
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
€6 - €9
1st Class
€9 - €14
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
Every 4 hours
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
Blablabus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 10 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk to Brussels City Center - Midi Train station
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€10 - €13
Website
Blablabus
De Lijn
Phone
070 220 200
Email
delijn
Website
delijn.be
Bus from Brussel Noord opstaphalte to Koekelberg Simonis
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
€1 - €3
Website
De Lijn
m-ticket
€2
single ticket
€3

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Yes, the driving distance between Amsterdam to Simonis and Elisabeth Stations is 203 km. It takes approximately 2h 17m to drive from Amsterdam to Simonis and Elisabeth Stations.

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KLM offers flights from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Brussels Airport.

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There are 424+ hotels available in Simonis and Elisabeth Stations. Prices start at €75 per night.

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The best way to get from Amsterdam to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport is to train which takes 13 min and costs €6 - €13.

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