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There are 5 ways to get from Brussels-South Station to Hoorn by train, bus, night bus, car or plane

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Recommended option

Train  •  2h 44m

  1. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Schiphol Airport Thalys
  2. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Hoorn Sprinter

€70 - €139

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Bus  •  4h 44m

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

€22 - €24

3 alternative options

Night bus  •  4h 46m

  1. Take the night bus from Brussels South to Amsterdam Sloterdijk N800

€22 - €38

Drive  •  2h 46m

  1. Drive from Brussels-South Station to Hoorn 250.3 km

€30 - €45

Fly, train  •  3h 30m

  1. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) BRU - AMS
  2. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Hoorn

€58 - €221

Brussels-South Station to Hoorn by walk and train

The journey time between Brussels-South Station and Hoorn is around 2h 40m and covers a distance of around 245 km. The fastest journey normally takes 2h 39m. Services are operated by Thalys and Dutch Railways (NS). Typically 40 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
2h 40m
Fastest journey time:
2h 39m
Services per week:
40
Cheapest price:
€70
Carbon emissions:
12 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
09:52
Last service departs at:
21:52

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Brussels-South Station to Hoorn walk and train schedules

Belgium → Netherlands
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International entry into Netherlands from Belgium

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Belgium
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Allowed for: Citizens and permanent residents of Netherlands, as well as residents from EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Andorra, Aruba, Australia, Bonaire, Saint Eustatius and Saba, Cyprus, Israel, Japan, Monaco, New Zealand, Rwanda, San Marino, Singapore, Sint Maarten, South Korea, Thailand, United Kingdom and Vatican

Restricted for: Foreign nationals from outside EU Schengen Area with the above exceptions. Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guyana, India, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, South Africa, Suriname, Uruguay and Venezuela are also restricted

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Conditions of entry into Netherlands from Belgium

  • 10-day mandatory quarantine and a negative COVID-19 test issued at most 1 days before arrival
  • A negative result for COVID-19 is a condition to end the quarantine obligation earlier. It is tested in quarantine on day 5
This applies to arrivals from Belgium
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  • 10-day mandatory quarantine and a negative COVID-19 test issued at most 1 days before arrival
This doesn’t apply to citizens and permanent residents of Aruba, Australia, Austria, Bonaire, Saint Eustatius and Saba, Bulgaria, Croatia, Curaçao, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Finland, Germany, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Malta, New Zealand, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Rwanda, San Marino, Singapore, Sint Maarten, Slovakia, South Korea, Thailand and Vatican
  • A negative result for COVID-19 is a condition to end the quarantine obligation earlier. It is tested in quarantine on day 5
This doesn’t apply to citizens and permanent residents of Aruba, Australia, Austria, Bonaire, Saint Eustatius and Saba, Bulgaria, Curaçao, Czech Republic, Finland, Germany, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Luxembourg, Malta, New Zealand, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Rwanda, San Marino, Singapore, Sint Maarten, Slovakia, South Korea, Thailand and Vatican

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Rules to follow in Netherlands

1.5m

Mandatory

Considerations leaving from Belgium

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

Frequently Asked Questions


Yes, but conditions apply when entering Netherlands 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
  • Nationwide control measures in place

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

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

The social distance requirement in Hoorn 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: 20 Jun 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Brussels-South Station to Hoorn is to bus which costs €21 - €24 and takes 4h 44m.

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The quickest way to get from Brussels-South Station to Hoorn is to train which costs €70 - €140 and takes 2h 44m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Brussels-South Station station to Hoorn station. However, there are services departing from Brussels City Center - Midi Train station and arriving at Hoorn, Station via Amsterdam, Station Sloterdijk and Amsterdam, Centraal Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 44m.

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No, there is no direct train from Brussels-South Station to Hoorn. However, there are services departing from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi and arriving at Hoorn via Schiphol Airport. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 44m.

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The distance between Brussels-South Station and Hoorn is 207 km. The road distance is 250.3 km.

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The best way to get from Brussels-South Station to Hoorn without a car is to train which takes 2h 44m and costs €70 - €140.

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It takes approximately 2h 44m to get from Brussels-South Station to Hoorn, including transfers.

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Brussels-South Station to Hoorn bus services, operated by Blablabus, depart from Brussels City Center - Midi Train station.

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Brussels-South Station to Hoorn train services, operated by Thalys, depart from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi station.

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The best way to get from Brussels-South Station to Hoorn is to train which takes 2h 44m and costs €70 - €140. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €21 - €24 and takes 4h 44m.

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Map of how to get from Brussels-South Station to Hoorn.
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  • Distance: 207.1 km
  • Duration: 2h 44m

What companies run services between Brussels-South Station, Belgium and Hoorn, Netherlands?

You can take a train from Brussels-South Station to Hoorn via Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi and Schiphol Airport in around 2h 44m. Alternatively, Blablabus operates a bus from Brussels City Center - Midi Train station to Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk twice daily. Tickets cost €10 - €13 and the journey takes 3h 10m.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Brussels to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €330
Train operators
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Schiphol Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€60 - €120
Website
Thalys
Standard
€60 - €85
Comfort
€70 - €95
Premium
€85 - €120
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 Schiphol Airport to Hoorn
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€9 - €21
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
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Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€9 - €13
1st Class
€15 - €21
Bus operators
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 Brussels City Center - Midi Train station to Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€10 - €13
Website
Blablabus
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).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Night bus from Brussels South to Amsterdam Sloterdijk
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€13 - €16
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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The quickest flight from Brussels Airport to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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Brussels-South Station to Hoorn bus services, operated by Blablabus, arrive at Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk station.

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Brussels-South Station to Hoorn train services, operated by Dutch Railways (NS), arrive at Hoorn station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Brussels-South Station to Hoorn is 250 km. It takes approximately 2h 46m to drive from Brussels-South Station to Hoorn.

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KLM offers flights from Brussels Airport to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport.

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There are 72+ hotels available in Hoorn. Prices start at €75 per night.

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