There are 4 ways to get from Brussels to Nijmegen 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.

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Train  •  2 h 44 min

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

$25 - $49

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Bus  •  3 h 15 min

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

$10 - $18

2 alternative options

Drive  •  1 h 59 min

  1. Drive from Brussels to Nijmegen 121.3 miles

$29 - $45

Fly, train  •  4 h 3 min

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

$69 - $276

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The cheapest way to get from Brussels to Nijmegen is to bus which costs 9€ - 16€ and takes 3 h 15 min.

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The quickest way to get from Brussels to Nijmegen is to drive which costs 25€ - 40€ and takes 1 h 59 min.

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The distance between Brussels and Nijmegen is 152 km. The road distance is 194 km.

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It takes approximately 2 h 44 min to get from Brussels to Nijmegen, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Brussels, Brussels-North station station and arriving at Nijmegen. Services depart five times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 15 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Brussels to Nijmegen. However, there are services departing from Brussel-Noord and arriving at Nijmegen via Breda. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 44 min.

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The best way to get from Brussels to Nijmegen is to train which takes 2 h 44 min and costs 21€ - 45€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 9€ - 16€ and takes 3 h 15 min.

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Map of how to get from Brussels to Nijmegen.
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  • Distance: 94.9 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 44 min

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

You can take a train from Brussels to Nijmegen via Breda in around 2 h 44 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Brussels to Nijmegen 5 times a day. Tickets cost $10 - $18 and the journey takes 3 h 15 min.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Brussels to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $480
Train operators
Dutch Railways (NS)
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 Nijmegen
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $23
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Schiphol Airport to Nijmegen
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
b-rail.be
Train from Bruxelles-Nord to Breda
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$12 - $17
1st Class
$18 - $27
Bus operators
FlixBus
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 Nijmegen
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$10 - $18
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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