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There are 4 ways to get from Brussels Airport (BRU) to Vlijmen by train, bus, car or towncar

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Recommended option

Train

  1. Take the train from Brussels Airport-Zaventem to Breda
  2. Take the train from Breda to Hertogenbosch

Cheapest option

Towncar

  1. Take a town car from Brussels Airport to Vlijmen

2 alternative options

Train, bus, line 136 bus

  1. Take the train from Brussels Airport-Zaventem to Breda
  2. Take the bus from Breda, Centraal Station to Tilburg, Centraal Station
  3. Take the line 136 bus from Tilburg, Centraal Station to Vlijmen, Tunnelweg

Drive

  1. Drive from Brussels Airport (BRU) to Vlijmen

Brussels Airport (BRU) to Vlijmen by train and bus

The journey time between Brussels Airport (BRU) and Vlijmen is around 2h 33m and covers a distance of around 146 km. This includes an average layover time of around 41 min. The fastest journey normally takes 2h 15m. Operated by Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB), Dutch Railways (NS) and Bravo, the Brussels Airport (BRU) to Vlijmen service departs from Brussels Airport-Zaventem and arrives in Vlijmen, Wolput. Typically 118 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
1h 51m
Layover time:
41 min
Total time:
2h 33m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
2h 15m
Journey distance:
146 km
Services per week:
118
Cheapest price:
€31
Carbon emissions:
8 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
06:11
Last service departs at:
21:11

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Brussels Airport (BRU) to Vlijmen train and bus schedules

Belgium → Netherlands
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International entry into Netherlands from Belgium

  • Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Belgium
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Allowed for: All visitors

Restricted for: Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guyana, Paraguay, Peru, Saint Kitts and Nevis, South Africa, Suriname, Uruguay and Venezuela

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Conditions of entry into Netherlands from Belgium

  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
This applies to arrivals from Belgium
  • Health declaration required
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
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  • 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), Australia, Bonaire, Saint Eustatius and Saba, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Canada, Faroe Islands, Greenland, Hong Kong, Jordan, Macau, Moldova, Monaco, New Zealand, Qatar, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, South Korea, Svalbard and Jan Mayen, Taiwan, Ukraine, Uruguay and Vatican
  • 10-day mandatory quarantine and a negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 5 in quarantine
This applies to arrivals from Afghanistan, Anguilla, Azerbaijan, Bangladesh, Bermuda, Botswana, Brazil, Costa Rica, Cuba, Eswatini, Fiji, French Guiana, French Polynesia, Georgia, Guadeloupe, Guyana, Haiti, India, Indonesia, Iran, Israel, Kosovo, Lesotho, Malaysia, Martinique, Mongolia, Montenegro, Myanmar, Nepal, North Macedonia, Pakistan, Philippines, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Serbia, Seychelles, Somalia, South Africa, Sri Lanka, Suriname, Thailand, United States Virgin Islands, United Kingdom, United States and Venezuela
  • 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)
  • Health declaration required
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions

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Rules to follow in Netherlands

1.5m

Mandatory

Mandatory

Considerations leaving from Belgium

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

Frequently Asked Questions


Yes, entry into Netherlands is currently allowed from Belgium.

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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
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Further restrictions may be implemented at short notice

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Vlijmen is 1351.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Vlijmen is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Vlijmen is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 1351.

No, but conditions apply when returning to Belgium from Netherlands.

See options for return travel.

Last updated: 19 Sep 2021
Exceptions may apply, for full details: European Union.

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Brussels Airport (BRU) to Vlijmen is to drive which costs €17 - €26 and takes 1h 23m.

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The quickest way to get from Brussels Airport (BRU) to Vlijmen is to drive which costs €17 - €26 and takes 1h 23m.

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The distance between Brussels Airport (BRU) and Vlijmen is 102 km. The road distance is 134.9 km.

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The best way to get from Brussels Airport (BRU) to Vlijmen without a car is to train which takes 2h 20m and costs €30 - €45.

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It takes approximately 2h 20m to get from Brussels Airport (BRU) to Vlijmen, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Brussels Airport (BRU) to Vlijmen is 135 km. It takes approximately 1h 23m to drive from Brussels Airport (BRU) to Vlijmen.

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  • Distance: 101.9 km
  • Duration: 2h 20m

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

You can take a train from Brussels Airport (BRU) to Vlijmen via Breda, Hertogenbosch, and 's-Hertogenbosch, Centraal Station in around 2h 20m.

Train operators
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
belgiantrain.be
Train from Brussels Airport-Zaventem to Breda
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€18 - €20
Website
Belgian Railways
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Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
€18 - €20
1st Class
€25 - €29
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 Hertogenbosch
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
€9 - €22
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
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Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€9 - €14
1st Class
€16 - €22
Bus operators
Bravo
Phone
0900-9292
Email
klantenservice@bravo.info
Website
bravo.info
Bus from Breda, Centraal Station to Tilburg, Centraal Station
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€8
Website
Bravo
Bus from Tilburg, Centraal Station to Vlijmen, Tunnelweg
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€7
Website
Bravo
Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Brussels Airport to Vlijmen
Estimated price
€30 - €60

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