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There are 4 ways to get from Brussels to Arnhem by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  2 h 54 min

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

$27 - $54

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Bus  •  3 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Brussels, Brussels-North station to Arnhem 822

$12 - $20

2 alternative options

Drive  •  2 h 5 min

  1. Drive from Brussels to Arnhem 131.6 miles

$30 - $50

Fly, train  •  3 h 46 min

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

$67 - $271

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The cheapest way to get from Brussels to Arnhem is to bus which costs 10€ - 18€ and takes 3 h 45 min.

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The quickest way to get from Brussels to Arnhem is to drive which costs 27€ - 40€ and takes 2 h 5 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Brussels, Brussels-North station station and arriving at Arnhem. Services depart once daily, and operate Monday, Tuesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 3 h 45 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Brussels to Arnhem. However, there are services departing from Brussel-Noord and arriving at Arnhem Centraal via Breda. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 54 min.

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The distance between Brussels and Arnhem is 166 km. The road distance is 210.5 km.

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The best way to get from Brussels to Arnhem without a car is to train which takes 2 h 54 min and costs 23€ - 50€.

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It takes approximately 2 h 54 min to get from Brussels to Arnhem, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Brussels to Arnhem is to train which takes 2 h 54 min and costs 23€ - 50€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 10€ - 18€ and takes 3 h 45 min.

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Map of how to get from Brussels to Arnhem.
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  • Distance: 103.7 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 54 min

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

You can take a train from Brussels to Arnhem via Breda in around 2 h 54 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Brussels to Arnhem once daily. Tickets cost $12 - $20 and the journey takes 3 h 45 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
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 23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $27
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Breda to Arnhem Centraal
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $27
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Schiphol Airport to Arnhem Centraal
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $30
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
belgiantrain.be
Train from Brux.-Nord/Brus.-Noord to Breda
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Website
belgiantrain.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.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Brussels, Brussels-North station to Arnhem
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $20
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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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 Arnhem bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Arnhem station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Brussels to Arnhem is 211 km. It takes approximately 2 h 5 min to drive from Brussels to Arnhem.

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KLM offers flights from Brussels Airport to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport.

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Book your Brussels to Arnhem bus tickets online with FlixBus.

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There are 649+ hotels available in Arnhem. Prices start at $63 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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