There are 5 ways to get from Brussels to Almelo by train, bus, car or plane

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Train via Breda  •  4 h 26 min

  1. Take the train from Brussel-Noord to Breda Intercity direct / ...
  2. Take the train from Breda to Deventer Intercity

$39 - $76

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Bus  •  6 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Brussels, Brussels-North station to Enschede N81

$17 - $29

3 alternative options

Train  •  5 h 31 min

  1. Take the train from Brussel-Centraal to Amsterdam Centraal Intercity direct
  2. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Almelo Intercity

$48 - $84

Drive  •  2 h 50 min

  1. Drive from Brussels to Almelo 180.6 miles

$40 - $65

Fly, train  •  5 h

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

$73 - $281

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No, there is no direct bus from Brussels station to Almelo. However, there are services departing from Brussels, Brussels-North station and arriving at Almelo via Enschede. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 45 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Brussels to Almelo. However, there are services departing from Brussel-Noord and arriving at Almelo via Breda and Deventer. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 26 min.

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The distance between Brussels and Almelo is 231 km. The road distance is 289 km.

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The best way to get from Brussels to Almelo without a car is to train which takes 4 h 26 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 26 min to get from Brussels to Almelo, including transfers.

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Brussels to Almelo bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Brussels, Brussels-North station.

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Brussels to Almelo train services, operated by Dutch Railways (NS), depart from Brussel-Noord station.

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The best way to get from Brussels to Almelo is to train which takes 4 h 26 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 6 h 45 min.

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

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Brussels to Almelo bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Enschede station.

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Map of how to get from Brussels to Almelo.
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  • Distance: 144.7 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 26 min

What companies run services between Brussels, Belgium and Almelo, Netherlands?

You can take a train from Brussels to Almelo via Breda and Deventer in around 4 h 26 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Brussels to Almelo twice daily. Tickets cost $17 - $29 and the journey takes 5 h 20 min.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Brussels to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $480
Train operators
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 Brussel-Noord to Breda
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $27
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Breda to Deventer
Ave. Duration
1 h 56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $35
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Brussel-Centraal to Amsterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
2 h 48 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$28 - $50
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Almelo
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Schiphol Airport to Almelo
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $40
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
b-rail.be
Train from Bru.-Noord / Brux.-Nord to Breda
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$12 - $18
1st Class
$18 - $27
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Brussels, Brussels-North station to Enschede
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$17 - $29
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Brussels to Almelo train services, operated by Dutch Railways (NS), arrive at Deventer station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Brussels to Almelo is 289 km. It takes approximately 2 h 50 min to drive from Brussels to Almelo.

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KLM offers flights from Brussels Airport to Amsterdam Airport.

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Book your Brussels to Almelo train tickets online with Loco2 and Loco2.

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Book your Brussels to Almelo bus tickets online with FlixBus.

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There are 377+ hotels available in Almelo. Prices start at $65 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Brussels to Brussels Airport is to train which takes 17 min and costs .

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