There are 6 ways to get from Brussels to Amsterdam by train, bus, rideshare, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  1 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Amsterdam Centraal Thalys / ...

$27 - $85

Cheapest option

Bus Ouibus  •  3 h

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

$8 - $12

4 alternative options

Bus Eurolines NL  •  2 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Brussels to Amsterdam Duivendrecht 300

$19 - $25

Rideshare  •  2 h 43 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Brussels to Amsterdam 131.5 miles

$15

Drive  •  2 h 7 min

  1. Drive from Brussels to Amsterdam 127.3 miles

$30 - $45

Fly  •  2 h 31 min

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

$57 - $253

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Brussels to Amsterdam is to bus which costs 7€ - 10€ and takes 3 h.

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The quickest way to get from Brussels to Amsterdam is to train which costs 23€ - 75€ and takes 1 h 50 min.

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The distance between Brussels and Amsterdam is 173 km. The road distance is 203.6 km.

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The train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Amsterdam Centraal takes 1 h 50 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Brussels City Center - Midi Train station station and arriving at Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk. Services depart every 10 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Brussel-Zuid/Midi and arriving at Amsterdam Centraal. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 50 min.

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

Thalys operates a train from Brussels to Amsterdam hourly. Tickets cost $60 - $85 and the journey takes 1 h 50 min. Two other operators also service this route. Alternatively, Eurolines NL operates a bus from Brussels to Amsterdam 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
Ave. Duration
56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $480
Train operators
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Amsterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$60 - $85
1st Class
$90 - $120
Dutch Railways (NS)
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Brussel-Centraal to Amsterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
2 h 48 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $50
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Eurostar
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Contact Details
Website
eurostar.com
Train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Amsterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
1 h 49 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $120
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$45 - $120
Premier
$100 - $130
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
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
Other operators
BlaBlaCar
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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Brussels to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
2 h 43 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$15
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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