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

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Train  •  2h 56m

  1. Take the train from Brux.-Nord/Brus.-Noord to Breda Ic / ...
  2. Take the train from Breda to Schiphol Airport Intercity direct / ...

31€ - 75€

Cheapest option

Bus via Duivendrecht, Station Duivendrecht  •  3h 46m

  1. Take the bus from Brussels North Train Station to Amsterdam Duivendrecht Belgrade - Antwerpen - Amsterdam

10€ - 13€

4 alternative options

Bus  •  3h 50m

  1. Take the bus from Brussels, Brussels-North station to Amsterdam, Amsterdam Bijlmer 817

12€ - 15€

Night bus  •  3h 45m

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

12€ - 16€

Drive  •  2h 12m

  1. Drive from Brussels to Amsterdam Bijlmer ArenA 193.1 km

24€ - 35€

Fly  •  2h 31m

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

48€ - 160€

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, Monaco, San Marino, Vatican, Australia, New Zealand, Rwanda, South Korea, Thailand, Aruba, Bonaire, Saint Eustatius and Saba, Cyprus, Singapore, United Kingdom and Sint Maarten

Restricted for: Foreign nationals from outside EU Schengen Area with the above exceptions. United Kingdom, Cabo Verde, Dominican Republic, Brazil, Colombia, Argentina, Peru, Venezuela, Chile, Ecuador, Bolivia, Paraguay, Uruguay, Guyana, Suriname, French Guiana, South Africa and Falkland Islands 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 3 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 3 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 doesn’t apply to citizens and permanent residents of Australia, New Zealand, Rwanda, Singapore, South Korea, Thailand, Aruba, Bonaire, Saint Eustatius and Saba, Curaçao, Sint Maarten and Iceland

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Rules to follow in Netherlands

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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 Amsterdam Bijlmer ArenA is 1351.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Amsterdam Bijlmer ArenA is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Amsterdam Bijlmer ArenA 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.

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Last updated: 28 Feb 2021
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The cheapest way to get from Brussels to Amsterdam Bijlmer ArenA is to bus via Duivendrecht, Station Duivendrecht which costs 9€ - 14€ and takes 3h 46m.

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The fastest way to get from Brussels to Amsterdam Bijlmer ArenA is to drive which takes 2h 12m and costs 24€ - 35€.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Brussels, Brussels-North station station and arriving at Amsterdam, Amsterdam Bijlmer. Services depart five times a week, and operate Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 3h 45m.

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No, there is no direct train from Brussels to Amsterdam Bijlmer ArenA. However, there are services departing from Brux.-Nord/Brus.-Noord and arriving at Amsterdam Bijlmer ArenA via Breda and Schiphol Airport. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 56m.

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The distance between Brussels and Amsterdam Bijlmer ArenA is 168 km. The road distance is 193.1 km.

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The best way to get from Brussels to Amsterdam Bijlmer ArenA without a car is to train which takes 2h 56m and costs 30€ - 75€.

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It takes approximately 2h 56m to get from Brussels to Amsterdam Bijlmer ArenA, including transfers.

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Brussels to Amsterdam Bijlmer ArenA bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Brussels, Brussels-North station.

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Brussels to Amsterdam Bijlmer ArenA train services, operated by Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB), depart from Brux.-Nord/Brus.-Noord station.

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The best way to get from Brussels to Amsterdam Bijlmer ArenA is to train which takes 2h 56m and costs 30€ - 75€. Alternatively, you can bus via Duivendrecht, Station Duivendrecht, which costs 9€ - 14€ and takes 3h 46m, you could also fly, which costs 45€ - 160€ and takes 2h 31m.

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  • Distance: 167.8 km
  • Duration: 2h 56m

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

You can take a train from Brussels to Amsterdam Bijlmer ArenA via Breda and Schiphol Airport in around 2h 56m. Alternatively, Lasta operates a bus from Brussels North Train Station to Amsterdam Duivendrecht twice a week. Tickets cost 8€ - 12€ and the journey takes 3h 40m.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Brussels to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 400€
Train operators
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
belgiantrain.be
Train from Brux.-Nord/Brus.-Noord to Breda
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
11€ - 16€
Website
Belgian Railways
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Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
11€ - 16€
1st Class
16€ - 24€
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
1h 22m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
14€ - 35€
Website
NS
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
14€ - 20€
1st Class
23€ - 35€
Train from Breda to Schiphol Airport
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
14€ - 30€
Website
NS
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
14€ - 19€
1st Class
23€ - 30€
Bus operators
Lasta
Website
lasta.rs
Bus from Brussels North Train Station to Amsterdam Duivendrecht
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
8€ - 12€
Schedules at
lasta.rs
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).

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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 Amsterdam, Amsterdam Bijlmer
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
12€ - 15€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Night bus from Brussels, Brussels South to Amsterdam, Amsterdam Bijlmer
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
12€ - 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 to Amsterdam Bijlmer ArenA bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Amsterdam, Amsterdam Bijlmer station.

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Brussels to Amsterdam Bijlmer ArenA train services, operated by Dutch Railways (NS), arrive at Schiphol Airport station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Brussels to Amsterdam Bijlmer ArenA is 193 km. It takes approximately 2h 12m to drive from Brussels to Amsterdam Bijlmer ArenA.

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KLM offers flights from Brussels Airport to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport.

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There are 3535+ hotels available in Amsterdam Bijlmer ArenA. Prices start at 75€ per night.

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The best way to get from Brussels to Brussels Airport is to train which takes 12 min and costs 7€ - 17€.

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