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There are 7 ways to get from Brussels to Lienden by train, bus, car or plane

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Recommended option

Train via Amsterdam Schiphol Airport (AMS)  •  4h 31m

  1. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Schiphol Airport
  2. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Utrecht Centraal
  3. Take the train from Utrecht Centraal to Rhenen

€80 - €162

Cheapest option

Bus  •  5h 45m

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

€18 - €22

5 alternative options

Train  •  5h 7m

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

€32 - €62

Train #2  •  5h 21m

  1. Take the train from Brux.-/ Brus-Centr. to Breda Ic
  2. Take the train from Breda to Elst Sprinter

€29 - €55

Bus, line 50 bus  •  5h 34m

  1. Take the bus from Brussels City Center - Midi Train station to Utrecht BlaBlaCar Bus
  2. Take the line 50 bus from Utrecht, CS Jaarbeurszijde to Rhenen, Station/Tuinlaan 50

Drive  •  1h 59m

  1. Drive from Brussels to Lienden 177 km

€22 - €35

Fly, train  •  4h 55m

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

€68 - €203

Brussels to Lienden by train and bus

The journey time between Brussels and Lienden is around 5h 5m and covers a distance of around 287 km. The fastest journey normally takes 3h 36m. Operated by Thalys, Dutch Railways (NS) and Arriva NL, the Brussels to Lienden service departs from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi and arrives in Lienden, Vogelenzangseweg. Typically 34 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
5h 5m
Fastest journey time:
3h 36m
Journey distance:
287 km
Services per week:
34
Cheapest price:
€80
Carbon emissions:
15 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
09:52
Last service departs at:
21:52

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Brussels to Lienden train and bus 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, Montenegro, New Zealand, North Macedonia, Qatar, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Singapore, Sint Maarten, South Korea, Svalbard and Jan Mayen, Taiwan, Ukraine, 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, Monaco, Montenegro, New Zealand, North Macedonia, Norway, Poland, Qatar, Romania, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Singapore, Sint Maarten, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Korea, Svalbard and Jan Mayen, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, 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, Monaco, Montenegro, New Zealand, North Macedonia, Norway, Poland, Qatar, Romania, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Singapore, Sint Maarten, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Korea, Svalbard and Jan Mayen, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, 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 and Cyprus
  • 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 Lienden is 1351.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Lienden is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Lienden 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: 3 Aug 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cost-effective way to get from Brussels to Lienden is to bus, which costs €17 - €23 and takes 5h 45m.

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The quickest way to get from Brussels to Lienden is to drive which costs €22 - €35 and takes 1h 59m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Brussels station to Lienden. However, there are services departing from Brussels City Center - Midi Train station and arriving at Lienden, Vogelenzangseweg via Utrecht, CS Jaarbeurszijde and Rhenen, Tuinlaan. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 34m.

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The distance between Brussels and Lienden is 146 km. The road distance is 177 km.

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The best way to get from Brussels to Lienden without a car is to train via Amsterdam Schiphol Airport (AMS) which takes 4h 31m and costs €80 - €170.

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It takes approximately 4h 31m to get from Brussels to Lienden, including transfers.

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Brussels to Lienden bus services, operated by Blablabus, depart from Brussels City Center - Midi Train station.

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The best way to get from Brussels to Lienden is to train via Amsterdam Schiphol Airport (AMS) which takes 4h 31m and costs €80 - €170. Alternatively, you can bus and line 50 bus, which costs and takes 5h 34m.

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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 Lienden bus services, operated by Syntus Utrecht, arrive at Rhenen, Station/Tuinlaan.

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Map of how to get from Brussels to Lienden.
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  • Distance: 146.2 km
  • Duration: 4h 31m

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

You can take a train from Brussels to Lienden via Schiphol Airport, Utrecht Centraal, Rhenen, and Rhenen, Tuinlaan in around 4h 31m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Brussels to Lienden via Utrecht, Utrecht, CS Jaarbeurszijde, and Rhenen, Tuinlaan in around 5h 34m.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Brussels to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €340
Tunisair
Website
tunisair.com
Flights from Brussels to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
€85 - €260
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 Utrecht Centraal
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
€8 - €19
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
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Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€8 - €12
1st Class
€14 - €19
Train from Utrecht Centraal to Rhenen
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€9 - €22
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€9 - €13
1st Class
€15 - €22
Train from Breda to Arnhem Centraal
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€14 - €35
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€14 - €20
1st Class
€23 - €35
Train from Breda to Elst
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€13 - €30
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€13 - €19
1st Class
€22 - €30
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
belgiantrain.be
Train from Brux.-/ Brus-Centr. 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
Blablabus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 10 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Brussels City Center - Midi Train station to Utrecht
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€9 - €12
Website
Blablabus
Syntus Utrecht
Website
syntusutrecht.nl
Bus from Utrecht, CS Jaarbeurszijde to Rhenen, Station/Tuinlaan
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Syntus Utrecht
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 Arnhem central train station
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€12 - €16
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Yes, the driving distance between Brussels to Lienden is 177 km. It takes approximately 1h 59m to drive from Brussels to Lienden.

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

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There are 64+ hotels available in Lienden. 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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