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There are 5 ways to get from Brussels to Best Western Amsterdam by train, bus, car or plane

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Recommended option

Train  •  2h 7m

  1. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Schiphol Airport Thalys

€66 - €130

Cheapest option

Bus  •  3h 16m

  1. Take the bus from Brussels-North train station to Amsterdam Sloterdijk 810 / ...

€14 - €18

3 alternative options

Train via Breda  •  3h 33m

  1. Take the train from Brux.-/ Brus-Centr. to Breda Ic
  2. Take the train from Breda to Amsterdam Centraal Intercity direct

€26 - €53

Drive  •  2h 16m

  1. Drive from Brussels to Best Western Amsterdam 200.8 km

€25 - €40

Fly  •  2h 30m

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

€49 - €171

Brussels to Best Western Amsterdam by bus and walk

The journey time between Brussels and Best Western Amsterdam is around 3h 32m and covers a distance of around 211 km. The fastest journey normally takes 3h 5m. Operated by FlixBus, CityBusExpress and GVB, the Brussels to Best Western Amsterdam service departs from Brussels-North train station and arrives in Best Western Amsterdam. Typically 70 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
3h 32m
Fastest journey time:
3h 5m
Journey distance:
211 km
Services per week:
70
Cheapest price:
€14
Carbon emissions:
26 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
07:00
Last service departs at:
21:00

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Brussels to Best Western Amsterdam bus and walk schedules

Belgium → Netherlands
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International entry into Netherlands from Belgium

  • Entry is fully 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), Albania, Andorra, Armenia, Aruba, Australia, Azerbaijan, Bonaire, Saint Eustatius and Saba, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brunei, Canada, Curaçao, Cyprus, Faroe Islands, Greenland, Hong Kong, Israel, Japan, Jordan, Kosovo, Lebanon, Macau, Moldova, Monaco, New Zealand, North Macedonia, Qatar, Rwanda, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Singapore, Sint Maarten, South Korea, Svalbard and Jan Mayen, Taiwan, Thailand, Ukraine, United Kingdom, United States and Vatican

Restricted for: Foreign nationals from outside EU Schengen Area with the above exceptions. Argentina, Bangladesh, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guyana, India, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, South Africa, Suriname, United Kingdom, Uruguay and Venezuela are also restricted

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Conditions of entry into Netherlands from Belgium

  • Travellers with the Digital Green Certificate are exempt from the quarantine. Digital Green Certificate is proof that a person has been vaccinated against COVID-19, received a negative test result, or recovered from COVID-19
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
This applies to arrivals from Belgium
  • Health declaration required
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
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  • 10-day mandatory quarantine and a negative COVID-19 test issued at most 1 days before arrival
This doesn’t apply to citizens and permanent residents of Albania, Armenia, Aruba, Australia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Belgium, Bonaire, Saint Eustatius and Saba, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brunei, Bulgaria, Canada, Croatia, Curaçao, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Faroe Islands, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Greenland, Hong Kong, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Jordan, Kosovo, Latvia, Lebanon, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macau, Malta, Moldova, Montenegro, New Zealand, North Macedonia, Norway, Poland, Qatar, Romania, Rwanda, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Singapore, Sint Maarten, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Korea, Svalbard and Jan Mayen, Sweden, Taiwan, Thailand, Ukraine, United States and Vatican
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 5 in quarantine
This doesn’t apply to citizens and permanent residents of Albania, Armenia, Aruba, Australia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Belgium, Bonaire, Saint Eustatius and Saba, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brunei, Bulgaria, Canada, Croatia, Curaçao, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Faroe Islands, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Greenland, Hong Kong, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Jordan, Kosovo, Latvia, Lebanon, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macau, Malta, Montenegro, New Zealand, North Macedonia, Norway, Poland, Qatar, Romania, Rwanda, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Singapore, Sint Maarten, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Korea, Svalbard and Jan Mayen, Sweden, Taiwan, Thailand, Ukraine, United States and Vatican
  • Travellers with the Digital Green Certificate are exempt from the quarantine. Digital Green Certificate is proof that a person has been vaccinated against COVID-19, received a negative test result, or recovered from COVID-19
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
This applies to arrivals from EU Schengen Area
  • Health declaration required
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions

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Rules to follow in Netherlands

1.5m

Mandatory

Mandatory

Considerations leaving from Belgium

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

Frequently Asked Questions


Yes, entry into Netherlands is currently allowed 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

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Best Western Amsterdam is 1351.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Best Western Amsterdam is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Best Western Amsterdam 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.

See options for return travel.

Last updated: 25 Jul 2021
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The cheapest way to get from Brussels to Best Western Amsterdam is to bus which costs €13 - €19 and takes 3h 16m.

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The quickest way to get from Brussels to Best Western Amsterdam is to train which costs €65 - €130 and takes 2h 7m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Brussels station to Best Western Amsterdam. However, there are services departing from Brussels-North train station and arriving at Amsterdam, Hoofddorpplein via Amsterdam, Station Sloterdijk. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 16m.

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No, there is no direct train from Brussels to Best Western Amsterdam. However, there are services departing from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi and arriving at Amsterdam Lelylaan via Schiphol Airport. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 7m.

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The distance between Brussels and Best Western Amsterdam is 170 km. The road distance is 200.8 km.

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The best way to get from Brussels to Best Western Amsterdam without a car is to train which takes 2h 7m and costs €65 - €130.

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It takes approximately 2h 7m to get from Brussels to Best Western Amsterdam, including transfers.

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Brussels to Best Western Amsterdam bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Brussels-North train station.

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Brussels to Best Western Amsterdam train services, operated by Thalys, depart from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi station.

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The best way to get from Brussels to Best Western Amsterdam is to train which takes 2h 7m and costs €65 - €130. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €13 - €19 and takes 3h 16m, you could also fly, which costs €45 - €180 and takes 2h 30m.

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  • Distance: 170.1 km
  • Duration: 2h 7m

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

Thalys operates a train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Schiphol Airport every 2 hours. Tickets cost €60 - €120 and the journey takes 1h 33m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Brussels-North train station to Amsterdam Sloterdijk hourly. Tickets cost €12 - €15 and the journey takes 2h 45m. CityBusExpress also services this route once daily.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Brussels to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €330
Tunisair
Website
tunisair.com
Flights from Brussels to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
€85 - €250
Train operators
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Schiphol Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€60 - €120
Website
Thalys
Standard
€60 - €85
Comfort
€70 - €95
Premium
€85 - €120
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
belgiantrain.be
Train from Brux.-/ Brus-Centr. to Breda
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€11 - €16
Website
Belgian Railways
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Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
€11 - €16
1st Class
€17 - €25
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 Breda to Amsterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€14 - €35
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
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Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€14 - €20
1st Class
€24 - €35
Bus operators
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-North train station to Amsterdam Sloterdijk
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€12 - €15
Website
flixbus.co.uk
CityBusExpress
Phone
+31 30 333 33 00
Email
info@citybusexpress.com
Website
citybusexpress.com
Bus from Brussels Noord Bus Station to Amsterdam Piarcoplein P+R Sloterdijk
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€11 - €17
Website
CityBusExpress

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The quickest flight from Brussels Airport to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport is the direct flight which takes 45 min.

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Brussels to Best Western Amsterdam bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Amsterdam Sloterdijk station.

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Brussels to Best Western Amsterdam train services, operated by Thalys, arrive at Schiphol Airport station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Brussels to Best Western Amsterdam is 201 km. It takes approximately 2h 16m to drive from Brussels to Best Western Amsterdam.

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Tunisair and KLM offer flights from Brussels Airport to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport.

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There are 756+ hotels available in Best Western Amsterdam. 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 11 min and costs €8 - €10.

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