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Recommended option

Train Thalys  •  2 h 41 min

  1. Thalys / ...

$66 - $95

Cheapest option

Bus Ouibus  •  4 h 10 min

  1. Ouibus

$12 - $18

4 alternative options

Bus FlixBus  •  3 h 42 min

  1. 810 / ...

$16 - $29

Train  •  4 h 9 min

  1. Intercity

$30 - $51

Drive  •  2 h 14 min

  1. 135.9 miles

$30 - $50

Train, fly  •  2 h 32 min

  1. AMS - BRU

$75 - $261

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. 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 Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$60 - $85
1st Class
$85 - $120
Dutch Railways (NS)
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Schiphol (Airport) to Bruxelles-Central
Ave. Duration
3 h 3 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $45
Website
ns.nl
Purchase a
eurail.com
Train from Haarlem to Amsterdam Sloterdijk
Ave. Duration
9 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $10
Website
ns.nl
Purchase a
eurail.com
Bus operators
FlixBus
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
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Amsterdam - Schiphol Airport to Brussels City Center - Midi Train station
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
Ouibus

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Haarlem and Brussels is 171 km. The road distance is 217 km.

The cheapest way to get from Haarlem to Brussels is to bus which costs 9€ - 16€ and takes 4 h 10 min.

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

No, there is no direct train from Haarlem to Brussels. However, there are services departing from Haarlem and arriving at Bruxelles-Midi via Amsterdam Centraal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 41 min.

No, there is no direct bus from Haarlem to Brussels. However, there are services departing from Haarlem, Centrum/Verwulft and arriving at Brussels City Center - Midi Train station via Amsterdam - Schiphol Airport. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 10 min.

It takes approximately 2 h 41 min to get from Haarlem to Brussels, including transfers.