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

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Train  •  1 h 48 min

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

$25 - $76

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Bus Ouibus  •  3 h 13 min

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

$11 - $19

3 alternative options

Bus FlixBus  •  3 h 48 min

  1. Take the bus from Rotterdam, Rotterdam CS to Brussels, Brussels-North station 813 / ...

$14 - $25

Drive  •  1 h 43 min

  1. Drive from Gouda to Brussels 100 miles

$24 - $35

Train, fly  •  2 h 47 min

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

$66 - $272

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The cheapest way to get from Gouda to Brussels is to bus which costs 9€ - 17€ and takes 3 h 13 min.

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The quickest way to get from Gouda to Brussels is to drive which costs 21€ - 35€ and takes 1 h 43 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Gouda to Brussels. However, there are services departing from Gouda and arriving at Brussel-Zuid/Midi via Rotterdam Centraal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 48 min.

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The distance between Gouda and Brussels is 132 km. The road distance is 160 km.

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The best way to get from Gouda to Brussels without a car is to train which takes 1 h 48 min and costs 21€ - 70€.

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It takes approximately 1 h 48 min to get from Gouda to Brussels, including transfers.

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Gouda to Brussels train services, operated by Thalys, depart from Rotterdam Centraal station.

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The best way to get from Gouda to Brussels is to train which takes 1 h 48 min and costs 21€ - 70€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 9€ - 17€ and takes 3 h 13 min.

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The quickest flight from Amsterdam Airport to Brussels Airport is the direct flight which takes 40 min.

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Gouda to Brussels train services, operated by Thalys, arrive at Brussel-Zuid/Midi station.

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Map of how to get from Gouda to Brussels.
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  • Distance: 82.5 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 48 min

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

Thalys operates a train from Gouda to Brussels hourly. Tickets cost $40 - $65 and the journey takes 1 h 10 min. Two other operators also service this route. Alternatively, Ouibus operates a bus from Gouda to Brussels twice daily. Tickets cost $5 - $8 and the journey takes 1 h 55 min.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Brussels
Ave. Duration
44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $480
Train operators
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Rotterdam Centraal to Brussel-Zuid/Midi
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 Brussel-Centraal
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Website
ns.nl
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eurail.com
Train from Rotterdam Centraal to Schiphol Airport
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $20
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Eurostar
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Website
eurostar.com
Train from Rotterdam Centraal to Brussel-Zuid/Midi
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $75
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$35 - $75
Premier
$75 - $90
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 Rotterdam to Brussels City Center - Midi Train station
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$5 - $8
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Rotterdam, Rotterdam CS to Brussels, Brussels-North station
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $14
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Yes, the driving distance between Gouda to Brussels is 160 km. It takes approximately 1 h 43 min to drive from Gouda to Brussels.

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KLM offers flights from Amsterdam Airport to Brussels Airport.

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