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

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Train Thalys  •  2 h 55 min

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

$66 - $95

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Bus FlixBus  •  3 h 46 min

  1. Take the bus from Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Brussels, Brussels-North station 810 / ...

$16 - $29

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Train via Rotterdam Centraal  •  3 h 42 min

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

$32 - $59

Bus Eurolines NL  •  4 h 26 min

  1. Take the bus from Haarlem, Centrum/Verwulft to Amsterdam, Bijlmer ArenA 300
  2. Take the bus from Amsterdam Duivendrecht to Brussels 300

$23 - $31

Drive  •  2 h 14 min

  1. Drive from Haarlem to Brussels 135.9 miles

$30 - $50

Train, fly  •  2 h 31 min

  1. Take the train from Haarlem to Amsterdam Sloterdijk
  2. Fly from Amsterdam (AMS) to Brussels (BRU) AMS - BRU

$75 - $261

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The cheapest way to get from Haarlem to Brussels is to bus which costs 19€ - 27€ and takes 4 h 26 min.

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The quickest way to get from Haarlem to Brussels is to drive which costs 28€ - 45€ and takes 2 h 14 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Haarlem to Brussels. However, there are services departing from Haarlem and arriving at Brussel-Zuid/Midi via Amsterdam Centraal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 55 min.

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The distance between Haarlem and Brussels is 171 km. The road distance is 217.5 km.

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The best way to get from Haarlem to Brussels without a car is to train which takes 2 h 55 min and costs 55€ - 85€.

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It takes approximately 2 h 55 min to get from Haarlem to Brussels, including transfers.

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Haarlem to Brussels train services, operated by Thalys, depart from Amsterdam Centraal station.

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The best way to get from Haarlem to Brussels is to train which takes 2 h 55 min and costs 55€ - 85€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 13€ - 25€ and takes 3 h 46 min.

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The quickest flight from Amsterdam Airport to Brussels Airport is the direct flight which takes 45 min.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Haarlem to Brussels is 217 km. It takes approximately 2 h 14 min to drive from Haarlem to Brussels.

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KLM offers flights from Amsterdam Airport to Brussels Airport.

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  • Distance: 107.1 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 55 min

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

Thalys operates a train from Haarlem to Brussels hourly. Tickets cost $60 - $85 and the journey takes 1 h 51 min. Eurostar also services this route twice daily. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Haarlem to Brussels hourly. Tickets cost $11 - $20 and the journey takes 2 h 45 min.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Brussels
Ave. Duration
46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $480
Train operators
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Brussel-Zuid/Midi
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$60 - $85
1st Class
$85 - $120
Eurostar
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Contact Details
Website
eurostar.com
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Brussel-Zuid/Midi
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $120
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$45 - $120
Premier
$100 - $130
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 Haarlem to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $20
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Rotterdam Centraal to Brussel-Centraal
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $40
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Haarlem to Amsterdam Sloterdijk
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Bus operators
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 Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Brussels, Brussels-North station
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $20
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Connexxion
Phone
0900 - 266 63 99
Website
connexxion.nl
Bus from Haarlem, Centrum/Verwulft to Amsterdam, Bijlmer ArenA
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Schedules at
connexxion.nl
Eurolines NL
Website
eurolines.nl
Bus from Amsterdam Duivendrecht to Brussels
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $21
Schedules at
eurolines.nl

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