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There are 5 ways to get from Brussels to Heerenveen by train, bus, car or plane

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Train

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

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Brussels-North train station to Amsterdam Sloterdijk
  2. Take the bus from Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Drachten

Train, bus

  1. Take the train from Bruxelles-Central to Breda
  2. Take the bus from Breda, Centraal Station to Utrecht, CS Jaarbeurszijde
  3. Take the train from Utrecht Centraal to Heerenveen

Drive

  1. Drive from Brussels to Heerenveen

Fly, train

  1. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS)
  2. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Heerenveen
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International entry into Netherlands from Belgium

  • Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Belgium
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Allowed for: All visitors

Restricted for: There are no current restrictions

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Conditions of entry into Netherlands from Belgium

  • There are no current restrictions
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions

Rules to follow in Netherlands

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Considerations leaving from Belgium

There are no current restrictions

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 recommended
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • There are no current restrictions

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Heerenveen is 1351.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Heerenveen is recommended.

The social distance requirement in Heerenveen is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 1351.

No, returning to Belgium from Netherlands is currently allowed.

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Last updated: 17 Nov 2022
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The cheapest way to get from Brussels to Heerenveen is to bus which costs €26 - €35 and takes 6h 23m.

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The quickest way to get from Brussels to Heerenveen is to drive which costs €55 - €85 and takes 3h 19m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Brussels station to Heerenveen station. However, there are services departing from Brussels-North train station and arriving at Heerenveen, Busstation via Amsterdam Sloterdijk and Drachten, Transferium Oost. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 23m.

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No, there is no direct train from Brussels to Heerenveen. However, there are services departing from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi and arriving at Heerenveen via Schiphol Airport. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 6m.

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The distance between Brussels and Heerenveen is 258 km. The road distance is 297.4 km.

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The best way to get from Brussels to Heerenveen without a car is to train which takes 4h 6m and costs €80 - €170.

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It takes approximately 4h 6m to get from Brussels to Heerenveen, including transfers.

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Brussels to Heerenveen bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Brussels-North train station.

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

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The best way to get from Brussels to Heerenveen is to train which takes 4h 6m and costs €80 - €170. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €26 - €35 and takes 6h 23m.

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  • Distance: 258 km
  • Duration: 4h 6m

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

You can take a train from Brussels to Heerenveen via Schiphol Airport in around 4h 6m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Brussels to Heerenveen via Amsterdam Sloterdijk, Drachten, and Drachten, Transferium Oost in around 6h 23m.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Brussels to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
€130 - €650
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
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 Schiphol Airport to Heerenveen
Ave. Duration
1h 51m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€21 - €50
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
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Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€21 - €28
1st Class
€35 - €50
Train from Utrecht Centraal to Heerenveen
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€17 - €40
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
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Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€17 - €24
1st Class
€28 - €40
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
belgiantrain.be
Train from Bruxelles-Central to Breda
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€11 - €16
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
€11 - €16
1st Class
€17 - €25
Bus operators
Bravo
Phone
0900-9292
Email
klantenservice@bravo.info
Website
bravo.info
Bus from Breda, Centraal Station to Utrecht, CS Jaarbeurszijde
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€12
Website
Bravo
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 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
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
Bus from Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Drachten
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€10 - €13
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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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 Heerenveen bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Drachten station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Brussels to Heerenveen is 297 km. It takes approximately 3h 19m to drive from Brussels to Heerenveen.

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KLM offers flights from Brussels Airport to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport.

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There are 90+ hotels available in Heerenveen. Prices start at €87 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 €8 - €10.

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