There are 7 ways to get from Brussels to Assen by train, bus, 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 Thalys  •  4 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Schiphol Airport Thalys
  2. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Assen Intercity

$85 - $129

Cheapest option

Bus  •  7 h 12 min

  1. Take the bus from Brussels City Center - Midi Train station to Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk Ouibus
  2. Take the bus from Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Groningen 075 / ...

$24 - $37

5 alternative options

Bus, train  •  5 h 8 min

  1. Take the bus from Brussels Schaerbeek - North Train station to Utrecht Ouibus
  2. Take the train from Utrecht Centraal to Assen Intercity

$28 - $49

Train via Breda  •  5 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from Bruxelles-Central to Breda Ic
  2. Take the train from Breda to Zwolle
  3. Take the train from Zwolle to Assen

$48 - $94

Drive  •  3 h 12 min

  1. Drive from Brussels to Assen 206.4 miles

$50 - $75

Fly to Amsterdam, train  •  4 h 44 min

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

$78 - $291

Fly to Groningen  •  8 h 9 min

  1. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Groningen (GRQ) BRU - GRQ

$119 - $497

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Brussels to Assen is to bus which costs 20€ - 35€ and takes 7 h 12 min.

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The quickest way to get from Brussels to Assen is to drive which costs 40€ - 65€ and takes 3 h 12 min.

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The distance between Brussels and Assen is 283 km. The road distance is 330.3 km.

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It takes approximately 4 h 8 min to get from Brussels to Assen, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Brussels station to Assen. However, there are services departing from Brussels City Center - Midi Train station and arriving at Assen, Maasstraat via Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk and Groningen, Hoofdstation. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 12 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Brussels to Assen. However, there are services departing from Brussel-Zuid/Midi and arriving at Assen via Schiphol Airport. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 8 min.

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

You can take a train from Brussels to Assen via Schiphol Airport in around 4 h 8 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Brussels to Assen via Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk, Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk, Groningen, and Groningen, Hoofdstation in around 7 h 12 min.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Brussels to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $480
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Brussels to Groningen via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $490
Flights from Brussels to Groningen via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $490
Flights from Brussels to Groningen via Berlin Tegel, Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Brussels to Groningen via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
6 h 41 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $480
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Brussels to Groningen via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
6 h 17 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $470
Transavia Holland
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Brussels to Groningen via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$120 - $700
Train operators
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Schiphol Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$55 - $80
1st Class
$80 - $110
Dutch Railways (NS)
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Schiphol Airport to Assen
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$28 - $50
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Utrecht Centraal to Assen
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $40
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Brussel-Centraal to Breda
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $28
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Breda to Zwolle
Ave. Duration
2 h 21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $45
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Zwolle to Assen
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $22
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
b-rail.be
Train from Bruxelles-Central to Breda
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$12 - $18
1st Class
$19 - $27
Bus operators
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Brussels Schaerbeek - North Train station to Utrecht
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Website
Ouibus
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
FlixBus
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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Groningen
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $19
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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