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There are 6 ways to get from Brussels to Steenwijk by train, bus, car or plane

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Train Thalys  •  3 h 54 min

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

$79 - $118

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Bus  •  6 h 53 min

  1. Take the bus from Brussels, Brussels-North station to Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk 810
  2. Take the bus from Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Drachten 075

$30 - $51

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Train via Rotterdam Centraal  •  4 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from Brussel-Centraal to Rotterdam Centraal Intercity direct / ...
  2. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to Steenwijk Intercity

$45 - $81

Train, bus  •  5 h 23 min

  1. Take the train from Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid to Breda Ic
  2. Take the bus from Breda, Centraal Station to Utrecht, Centraal Jaarbeursplein 401
  3. Take the train from Utrecht Centraal to Steenwijk

$44 - $66

Drive  •  2 h 51 min

  1. Drive from Brussels to Steenwijk 182.2 miles

$40 - $65

Fly, train  •  4 h 31 min

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

$73 - $281

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The cheapest way to get from Brussels to Steenwijk is to bus which costs 25€ - 45€ and takes 6 h 53 min.

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The quickest way to get from Brussels to Steenwijk is to drive which costs 35€ - 60€ and takes 2 h 51 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Brussels to Steenwijk. However, there are services departing from Brussel-Zuid/Midi and arriving at Steenwijk via Schiphol Airport. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 54 min.

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The distance between Brussels and Steenwijk is 247 km. The road distance is 291.5 km.

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The best way to get from Brussels to Steenwijk without a car is to train which takes 3 h 54 min and costs 65€ - 110€.

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It takes approximately 3 h 54 min to get from Brussels to Steenwijk, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Brussels to Steenwijk is to train which takes 3 h 54 min and costs 65€ - 110€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 25€ - 45€ and takes 6 h 53 min.

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The quickest flight from Brussels Airport to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport is the direct flight which takes 50 min.

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

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Map of how to get from Brussels to Steenwijk.
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  • Distance: 154.6 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 54 min

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

You can take a train from Brussels to Steenwijk via Schiphol Airport in around 3 h 54 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Brussels to Steenwijk via Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk, Drachten, Drachten, Transferium Oost, Heerenveen, Busstation, and Heerenveen in around 6 h 53 min.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Brussels to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $480
Train operators
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Schiphol Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$55 - $80
1st Class
$80 - $110
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 Steenwijk
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $40
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Brussel-Centraal to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
2 h 1 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $40
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Rotterdam Centraal to Steenwijk
Ave. Duration
2 h 8 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $45
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Utrecht Centraal to Steenwijk
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $35
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
b-rail.be
Train from Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid to Breda
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$12 - $18
1st Class
$19 - $27
Bus operators
Bravo
Phone
0900-9292
Email
klantenservice@bravo.info
Website
bravo.info
Bus from Breda, Centraal Station to Utrecht, Centraal Jaarbeursplein
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14
Website
bravo.info
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Brussels, Brussels-North station to Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $20
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Drachten
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $15
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Yes, the driving distance between Brussels to Steenwijk is 291 km. It takes approximately 2 h 51 min to drive from Brussels to Steenwijk.

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KLM offers flights from Brussels Airport to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport.

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There are 343+ hotels available in Steenwijk. Prices start at $63 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Brussels to Brussels Airport is to train which takes 20 min and costs 4€ - 18€.

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