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

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Train Thalys  •  2 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Rotterdam Centraal Thalys / ...
  2. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to Utrecht Centraal Intercity

$52 - $79

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Bus  •  2 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Brussels City Center - Midi Train station to Utrecht Ouibus / ...

$6 - $17

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Train via Brussel-Centraal  •  2 h 58 min

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

$30 - $53

Train, bus  •  3 h 15 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

$26 - $31

Drive  •  1 h 46 min

  1. Drive from Brussels to Utrecht 107.2 miles

$26 - $40

Fly, train  •  2 h 55 min

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

$60 - $259

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The cheapest way to get from Brussels to Utrecht is to bus which costs 5€ - 15€ and takes 2 h 45 min.

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The quickest way to get from Brussels to Utrecht is to drive which costs 22€ - 35€ and takes 1 h 46 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Brussels City Center - Midi Train station station and arriving at Utrecht. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 45 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Brussels to Utrecht. However, there are services departing from Brussel-Zuid/Midi and arriving at Utrecht Centraal via Rotterdam Centraal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 7 min.

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The distance between Brussels and Utrecht is 148 km. The road distance is 171.6 km.

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The best way to get from Brussels to Utrecht without a car is to train which takes 2 h 7 min and costs 45€ - 70€.

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It takes approximately 2 h 7 min to get from Brussels to Utrecht, including transfers.

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Brussels to Utrecht bus services, operated by Ouibus, arrive at Brussels City Center - Midi Train station.

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

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The best way to get from Brussels to Utrecht is to train which takes 2 h 7 min and costs 45€ - 70€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 5€ - 15€ and takes 2 h 45 min.

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Map of how to get from Brussels to Utrecht.
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  • Distance: 92.5 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 7 min

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

You can take a train from Brussels to Utrecht via Rotterdam Centraal in around 2 h 7 min. Alternatively, Ouibus operates a bus from Brussels to Utrecht twice daily. Tickets cost $6 - $10 and the journey takes 2 h 45 min. FlixBus also services this route twice a week.

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
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$40 - $65
1st Class
$65 - $85
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 Rotterdam Centraal to Utrecht Centraal
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $17
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 Schiphol Airport to Utrecht Centraal
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $18
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
belgiantrain.be
Train from Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid to Breda
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Website
belgiantrain.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$12 - $18
1st Class
$19 - $27
Bus operators
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 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
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
Ouibus
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.

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 Utrecht
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$9 - $17
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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

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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 Utrecht bus services, operated by Ouibus, arrive at Utrecht station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Brussels to Utrecht is 172 km. It takes approximately 1 h 46 min to drive from Brussels to Utrecht.

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KLM offers flights from Brussels Airport to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport.

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Book your Brussels to Utrecht train tickets online with Loco2 and Loco2.

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Book your Brussels to Utrecht bus tickets online with Distribusion and FlixBus.

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There are 423+ hotels available in Utrecht. Prices start at $74 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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