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

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Train

  1. Take the train from Brux.-/ Brus-Centr. to Breda
  2. Take the train from Breda to Hertogenbosch

Cheapest

Bus

  1. Take the Bus from Brussels to Eindhoven
  2. Take the bus from Eindhoven, Centraal Station to 's-Hertogenbosch, Centraal Station

Train, line 450 bus, line 136 bus

  1. Take the train from Brux.-/ Brus-Centr. to Turnhout
  2. Take the line 450 bus from Turnhout Station perron 4 to Tilburg Centraal Station perron B
  3. Take the line 136 bus from Tilburg, Centraal Station to Vlijmen, Tunnelweg

Drive

  1. Drive from Brussels to Vlijmen

Fly, train

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

Brussels to Vlijmen by train and bus

The journey time between Brussels and Vlijmen is around 2h 52m and covers a distance of around 159 km. This includes an average layover time of around 39 min. The fastest journey normally takes 2h 37m. Operated by Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB), Dutch Railways (NS) and Bravo, the Brussels to Vlijmen service departs from Brux.-/ Brus-Centr. and arrives in Vlijmen, Wolput. Typically 93 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
2h 12m
Layover time:
39 min
Total time:
2h 52m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
2h 37m
Journey distance:
159 km
Services per week:
93
Cheapest price:
€23
Carbon emissions:
8 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
05:50
Last service departs at:
20:50

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Brussels to Vlijmen train and bus schedules

Departing Friday, September 17, 2021

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: All visitors

Restricted for: Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guyana, Paraguay, Peru, Saint Kitts and Nevis, South Africa, Suriname, Uruguay and Venezuela

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Conditions of entry into Netherlands from Belgium

  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
This applies to arrivals from Belgium
  • Health declaration required
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
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  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Albania, Armenia, Australia, Azerbaijan, Bonaire, Saint Eustatius and Saba, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brunei, Canada, Faroe Islands, Greenland, Hong Kong, Japan, Jordan, Macau, Moldova, Monaco, New Zealand, Qatar, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Singapore, South Korea, Svalbard and Jan Mayen, Taiwan, Ukraine and Vatican
  • 10-day mandatory quarantine and a negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 5 in quarantine
This applies to arrivals from Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Botswana, Brazil, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominica, Eswatini, Fiji, French Guiana, French Polynesia, Georgia, Guadeloupe, Guyana, Haiti, India, Indonesia, Iran, Israel, Kazakhstan, Kosovo, Lesotho, Malaysia, Martinique, Mongolia, Montenegro, Myanmar, Nepal, North Macedonia, Pakistan, Philippines, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Seychelles, Somalia, South Africa, Sri Lanka, Suriname, Thailand, United States Virgin Islands, United Kingdom, United States and Venezuela
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
This applies to arrivals from EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland)
  • 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 Vlijmen is 1351.

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

The social distance requirement in Vlijmen 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: 14 Sep 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Brussels to Vlijmen is to Bus which costs €15 - €18 and takes 4h 27m.

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The quickest way to get from Brussels to Vlijmen is to drive which costs €17 - €26 and takes 1h 32m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Brussels to Vlijmen. However, there are services departing from Brussels and arriving at Vlijmen, Wolput via Eindhoven, Centraal Station and 's-Hertogenbosch, Centraal Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 27m.

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The distance between Brussels and Vlijmen is 111 km. The road distance is 137.9 km.

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The best way to get from Brussels to Vlijmen without a car is to train which takes 2h 41m and costs €23 - €45.

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It takes approximately 2h 41m to get from Brussels to Vlijmen, including transfers.

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Brussels to Vlijmen bus services, operated by Union Ivkoni, depart from Brussels station.

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The best way to get from Brussels to Vlijmen is to train which takes 2h 41m and costs €23 - €45. Alternatively, you can Bus, which costs €15 - €18 and takes 4h 27m.

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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 Vlijmen bus services, operated by Bravo, arrive at 's-Hertogenbosch, Centraal Station.

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Map of how to get from Brussels to Vlijmen.
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  • Distance: 111.3 km
  • Duration: 2h 41m

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

You can take a train from Brussels to Vlijmen via Breda, Hertogenbosch, and 's-Hertogenbosch, Centraal Station in around 2h 41m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Brussels to Vlijmen via Eindhoven, Centraal Station and 's-Hertogenbosch, Centraal Station in around 4h 27m.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Brussels to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €420
Train operators
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
Train from Brux.-/ Brus-Centr. to Turnhout
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€8 - €13
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
€8 - €13
1st Class
€13 - €19
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 Breda to Hertogenbosch
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
€9 - €22
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
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Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€9 - €14
1st Class
€16 - €22
Train from Schiphol Airport to Hertogenbosch
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€13 - €29
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€13 - €18
1st Class
€22 - €29
Bus operators
Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus from Brussels to Eindhoven
Ave. Duration
2h 8m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€4 - €7
Schedules at
union-ivkoni.com
Bravo
Phone
0900-9292
Email
klantenservice@bravo.info
Website
bravo.info
Bus from Eindhoven, Centraal Station to 's-Hertogenbosch, Centraal Station
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€8
Website
Bravo
Bus from Tilburg, Centraal Station to Vlijmen, Tunnelweg
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€7
Website
Bravo
De Lijn
Phone
070 220 200
Email
delijn
Website
delijn.be
Bus from Turnhout Station perron 4 to Tilburg Centraal Station perron B
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€1 - €3
Website
De Lijn
m-ticket
€2
single ticket
€3

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Yes, the driving distance between Brussels to Vlijmen is 138 km. It takes approximately 1h 32m to drive from Brussels to Vlijmen.

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KLM offers flights from Brussels Airport to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport.

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There are 80+ hotels available in Vlijmen. 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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