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There are 5 ways to get from Brussels to Alphen aan den Rijn by train, bus, car or plane

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Train Thalys  •  2 h 11 min

  1. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Rotterdam Centraal
  2. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to Gouda
  3. Take the train from Gouda to Alphen a/d Rijn

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Bus  •  3 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Brussels to Amsterdam Duivendrecht 300

$25 - $38

3 alternative options

Train via Brussel-Centraal  •  3 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from Brussel-Centraal to Rotterdam Centraal Intercity direct / ...

$27 - $47

Drive  •  1 h 50 min

  1. Drive from Brussels to Alphen aan den Rijn 109.5 miles

$26 - $40

Fly  •  2 h 57 min

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

$54 - $247

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The cheapest way to get from Brussels to Alphen aan den Rijn is to drive which costs 23€ - 35€ and takes 1 h 50 min.

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The quickest way to get from Brussels to Alphen aan den Rijn is to drive which costs 23€ - 35€ and takes 1 h 50 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Brussels to Alphen aan den Rijn. However, there are services departing from Brussel-Zuid/Midi and arriving at Alphen a/d Rijn via Rotterdam Centraal and Gouda. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 11 min.

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The distance between Brussels and Alphen aan den Rijn is 144 km. The road distance is 175.2 km.

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The best way to get from Brussels to Alphen aan den Rijn without a car is to train which takes 2 h 11 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 2 h 11 min to get from Brussels to Alphen aan den Rijn, including transfers.

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Brussels to Alphen aan den Rijn train services, operated by Thalys, depart from Brussel-Zuid/Midi station.

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The best way to get from Brussels to Alphen aan den Rijn is to train which takes 2 h 11 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 21€ - 35€ and takes 3 h 15 min, you could also fly, which costs 45€ - 220€ and takes 2 h 57 min.

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The quickest flight from Brussels Airport to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport is the direct flight which takes 50 min.

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Brussels to Alphen aan den Rijn train services, operated by Connexxion, arrive at Alphen a/d Rijn station.

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Map of how to get from Brussels to Alphen aan den Rijn.
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  • Distance: 89.9 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 11 min

What companies run services between Brussels, Belgium and Alphen aan den Rijn, Netherlands?

You can take a train from Brussels to Alphen aan den Rijn via Rotterdam Centraal and Gouda in around 2 h 11 min. Alternatively, Eurolines NL operates a bus from Brussels to Alphen aan den Rijn every 3 hours. Tickets cost $15 - $21 and the journey takes 2 h 15 min.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Brussels to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $480
Train operators
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$40 - $65
1st Class
$65 - $85
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.

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Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Rotterdam Centraal to Gouda
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $11
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Brussel-Centraal to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
2 h 1 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $40
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Connexxion
Phone
0900 - 266 63 99
Website
connexxion.nl
Train from Gouda to Alphen a/d Rijn
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Schedules at
connexxion.nl
Bus operators
Eurolines NL
Website
eurolines.nl
Bus from Brussels to Amsterdam Duivendrecht
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $21
Schedules at
eurolines.nl

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Yes, the driving distance between Brussels to Alphen aan den Rijn is 175 km. It takes approximately 1 h 50 min to drive from Brussels to Alphen aan den Rijn.

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KLM offers flights from Brussels Airport to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport.

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There are 705+ hotels available in Alphen aan den Rijn. Prices start at $74 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Brussels to Brussels Airport is to train which takes 20 min and costs 4€ - 18€.

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