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

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

KLM flies from Brussels Airport (BRU) to Amsterdam 5 times a day. Alternatively, Thalys operates a train from Brussels Airport (BRU) to Amsterdam hourly. Tickets cost $50 - $75 and the journey takes 1 h 12 min.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Brussels to Amsterdam
Avg. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $480
Train operators
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Antwerpen Centraal to Amsterdam Centraal
Avg. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$50 - $75
1st Class
$75 - $110
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
b-rail.be
Train from Bruxelles-Nat.-Aéroport to Amsterdam Centraal
Avg. Duration
2 h 53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
belgianrail.be
Bus operators
Eurolines NL
Website
eurolines.nl
Bus from Brussels to Amsterdam Duivendrecht
Avg. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $22
Schedules at
eurolines.nl

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Questions & Answers

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

The distance between Brussels Airport (BRU) and Amsterdam is 166 km. The road distance is 201 km.

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

The cheapest way to get from Brussels Airport (BRU) to Amsterdam is to bus which costs 21€ and takes 4 h 24 min.

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

The quickest way to get from Brussels Airport (BRU) to Amsterdam is to fly which takes 1 h 9 min and costs 90€.

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

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Bruxelles-Nat.-Aéroport and arriving at Amsterdam Centraal. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 53 min.

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

No, there is no direct bus from Brussels Airport (BRU) to Amsterdam. However, there are services departing from Zaventem Luchthaven Perron A and arriving at Amsterdam, Wijttenbachstraat via Brussels and Duivendrecht, Station Duivendrecht. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 24 min.

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

It takes approximately 1 h 9 min to get from Brussels Airport (BRU) to Amsterdam, including transfers.