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There are 5 ways to get from Breda to Brussels Expo by train, tram, night bus, bus, car or plane

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Train, line 3 tram  •  2h 44m

  1. Take the train from Breda to Noorderkempen Ic
  2. Take the train from Noorderkempen to Bru.-Noord / Brux.-Nord Ic
  3. Take the line 3 tram from Gare Du Nord to Esplanade 3

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Night bus, bus  •  3h 25m

  1. Take the night bus from Breda central train station to Antwerp N802
  2. Take the bus from Antwerp to Brussels-North train station 823 / ...

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Line 312 bus, train, bus  •  4h 53m

  1. Take the line 312 bus from Breda, Centrum to Roosendaal, Station B 312
  2. Take the train from Roosendaal to Puurs
  3. Take the bus from Puurs Station to Brussel Expo 250 / ...

Drive  •  1h 1m

  1. Drive from Breda to Brussels Expo 94.4 km

Train, fly  •  3h 38m

  1. Take the train from Breda to Schiphol Airport
  2. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Brussels (BRU) AMS - BRU
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, Argentina, Australia, Bahrain, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Cyprus, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Jordan, Kuwait, Macau, Monaco, Namibia, New Zealand, Peru, Qatar, Rwanda, Saudi Arabia, South Korea, Taiwan, United Arab Emirates, Uruguay and Vatican

Restricted for: Foreign nationals from outside Botswana, Eswatini, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa, Zambia and Zimbabwe

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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
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
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 arrivals from the EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland) with the exception of Andorra, Austria, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Romania, San Marino, Slovakia, Spain, Sweden and Switzerland. This also doesn't apply to arrivals from Argentina, Australia, Bahrain, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Jordan, Kuwait, Macau, Namibia, New Zealand, Peru, Qatar, Rwanda, Saudi Arabia, South Korea, Taiwan, United Arab Emirates and Uruguay
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
This applies to arrivals from EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Andorra, Monaco, San Marino and Vatican
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Andorra, Botswana, Eswatini, Lesotho, Malawi, Monaco, Mozambique, Namibia, San Marino, South Africa, Vatican, Zambia and Zimbabwe
  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Andorra, Argentina, Australia, Bahrain, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Cyprus, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Jordan, Kuwait, Macau, Monaco, Namibia, New Zealand, Peru, Qatar, Rwanda, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, South Korea, Taiwan, United Arab Emirates, Uruguay and Vatican
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival (certificate required)
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland)
  • COVID-19 test 7 days after arrival
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Rules to follow in Belgium

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Considerations leaving from Netherlands

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

Frequently Asked Questions


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 Expo is 800 14689.

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

The social distance requirement in Brussels Expo 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: 29 Nov 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Breda to Brussels Expo is to night bus and bus which costs €12 - €18 and takes 3h 25m.

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The quickest way to get from Breda to Brussels Expo is to drive which costs €12 - €19 and takes 1h 1m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Breda station to Brussels Expo. However, there are services departing from Breda central train station and arriving at Brussel Expo via Antwerp and Brussel Noord opstaphalte. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 25m.

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No, there is no direct train from Breda to Brussels Expo. However, there are services departing from Breda and arriving at Esplanade via Noorderkempen and Gare Du Nord. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 44m.

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The distance between Breda and Brussels Expo is 82 km. The road distance is 94.4 km.

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The best way to get from Breda to Brussels Expo without a car is to train and line 3 tram which takes 2h 44m and costs €16 - €23.

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It takes approximately 2h 44m to get from Breda to Brussels Expo, including transfers.

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Breda to Brussels Expo bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Breda central train station.

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Breda to Brussels Expo train services, operated by Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB), depart from Breda station.

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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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Map of how to get from Breda to Brussels Expo.
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  • Distance: 82.1 km
  • Duration: 2h 44m

What companies run services between Breda, Netherlands and Brussels Expo, Belgium?

There is no direct connection from Breda to Brussels Expo. However, you can take the train to Noorderkempen, take the train to Bru.-Noord / Brux.-Nord, take the walk to Gare Du Nord, take the line 3 tram to Esplanade, then take the walk to Brussels Expo. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Breda to Brussels Expo via Antwerp, Antwerp, Brussels-North train station, Brussel Noord opstaphalte, and Brussel Expo in around 3h 25m.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Brussels
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €460
Train operators
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
belgiantrain.be
Train from Breda to Noorderkempen
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€5 - €8
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
€5 - €8
1st Class
€8 - €12
Train from Noorderkempen to Bru.-Noord / Brux.-Nord
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€8 - €12
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
€8 - €12
1st Class
€13 - €19
Train from Roosendaal to Puurs
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€7 - €11
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
€7 - €11
1st Class
€11 - €17
STIB
Phone
+32 70 23 20 00
Website
stib-mivb.be
Tram from Gare Du Nord to Esplanade
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
€3
Website
STIB
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 Breda to Schiphol Airport
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€14 - €30
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
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Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€14 - €19
1st Class
€23 - €30
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 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Night bus from Breda central train station to Antwerp
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€6 - €8
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Antwerp to Brussels-North train station
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€5 - €7
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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Columbuzz
Website
columbuzz.nl
Bus from Antwerp Koningin Astridplein to Brussels North Bus Station
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Once a week
Website
Columbuzz
Bravo
Phone
0900-9292
Email
klantenservice@bravo.info
Website
bravo.info
Bus from Breda, Centrum to Roosendaal, Station B
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€6
Website
Bravo
De Lijn
Phone
070 220 200
Email
delijn
Website
delijn.be
Bus from Puurs Station to Brussel Expo
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€1 - €3
Website
De Lijn
m-ticket
€2
single ticket
€3

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Breda to Brussels Expo bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Brussels-North train station.

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Breda to Brussels Expo train services, operated by STIB, arrive at Esplanade station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Breda to Brussels Expo is 94 km. It takes approximately 1h 1m to drive from Breda to Brussels Expo.

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KLM offers flights from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Brussels Airport.

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