There are 7 ways to get from Brussels Airport (BRU) to Amsterdam by plane, train, bus, night train or car

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Recommended option

Fly  •  1 h 16 min

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

$56 - $240

Cheapest option

Bus Ouibus  •  3 h 43 min

  1. Take the bus from Brussels City Center - Midi Train station to Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk Ouibus

$9 - $14

5 alternative options

Train Thalys  •  2 h 11 min

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

$30 - $92

Train Dutch Railways (NS)  •  2 h 27 min

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

$27 - $50

Bus FlixBus  •  4 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Brussels, Brussels Airport to Amsterdam, Schiphol Airport 817 / ...

$16 - $26

Night train  •  2 h 56 min

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

$28 - $45

Drive  •  1 h 59 min

  1. Drive from Brussels Airport (BRU) to Amsterdam 125.4 miles

$30 - $45

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Brussels Airport (BRU) to Amsterdam is to bus which costs 8€ - 12€ and takes 3 h 43 min.

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The quickest way to get from Brussels Airport (BRU) to Amsterdam is to fly which takes 1 h 16 min and costs 45€ - 210€.

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

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It takes approximately 1 h 16 min to get from Brussels Airport (BRU) to Amsterdam, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Brussels Airport (BRU) to Amsterdam. However, there are services departing from Brussels - Zaventem Airport and arriving at Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk via Brussels City Center - Midi Train station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 43 min.

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

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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, you can take a train from Brussels Airport (BRU) to Amsterdam via Antwerpen Centraal in around 2 h 11 min.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Brussels to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $480
Train operators
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
b-rail.be
Train from Bruxelles-Nat.-Aéroport to Antwerpen Centraal
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$20 - $23
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$20 - $23
1st Class
$28 - $31
Train from Bruxelles-Nat.-Aéroport to Amsterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
2 h 53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$28 - $45
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
Night train from Bruxelles-Nat.-Aéroport to Amsterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
2 h 56 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$28 - $45
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
Dutch Railways (NS)
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Brussels Airport - Zaventem to Antwerpen-Centraal
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $14
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Antwerpen-Centraal to Amsterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $40
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Brussels Airport - Zaventem to Amsterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
2 h 27 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $50
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Antwerpen Centraal to Amsterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$45 - $70
1st Class
$70 - $95
Bus operators
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Brussels City Center - Midi Train station to Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
Ouibus
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Brussels, Brussels Airport to Amsterdam, Schiphol Airport
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $21
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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