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

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Train Thalys  •  2h 47m

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

$66 - $95

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Bus  •  5h 50m

  1. Take the bus from Amsterdam, Schiphol Airport to Brussels, Brussels-North station 817 / ...

$11 - $28

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Train via Rotterdam Centraal  •  3h 41m

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

$31 - $59

Line 356 bus, bus  •  4h 2m

  1. Take the line 356 bus from Haarlem, Rustenburgerlaan to Amsterdam, Bijlmer ArenA 356 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Amsterdam Duivendrecht to Brussels 300

$22 - $31

Drive  •  2h 14m

  1. Drive from Haarlem to Brussels 135.9 miles

$30 - $50

Train, fly  •  2h 32m

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

$60 - $261

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The cheapest way to get from Haarlem to Brussels is to bus which costs 10€ - 25€ and takes 5h 50m.

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

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No, there is no direct bus from Haarlem to Brussels station. However, there are services departing from Haarlem, Centrum/Verwulft and arriving at Brussels, Brussels-North station via Amsterdam, Schiphol Airport. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 50m.

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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 2h 47m.

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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 2h 47m and costs 55€ - 85€.

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It takes approximately 2h 47m to get from Haarlem to Brussels, including transfers.

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Haarlem to Brussels bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Amsterdam, Schiphol Airport station.

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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 2h 47m and costs 55€ - 85€. Alternatively, you can line 356 bus and bus, which costs 19€ - 27€ and takes 4h 2m.

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Map of how to get from Haarlem to Brussels.
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  • Distance: 107.1 miles
  • Duration: 2h 47m

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 1h 53m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Haarlem to Brussels via Amsterdam, Bijlmer ArenA, Amsterdam, Station Bijlmer ArenA, Duivendrecht, Station Duivendrecht, and Amsterdam Duivendrecht in around 4h 2m.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Brussels
Ave. Duration
45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $480
Train operators
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Brussel-Zuid/Midi
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$60 - $85
1st Class
$85 - $120
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
55m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $20
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Rotterdam Centraal to Brussel-Centraal
Ave. Duration
2h 2m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $40
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Haarlem to Amsterdam Sloterdijk
Ave. Duration
13m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Bus operators
Connexxion
Phone
0900 - 266 63 99
Website
connexxion.nl
Bus from Haarlem, Rustenburgerlaan to Amsterdam, Bijlmer ArenA
Ave. Duration
42m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Website
Connexxion
Eurolines NL
Website
eurolines.nl
Bus from Amsterdam Duivendrecht to Brussels
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $21
Schedules at
eurolines.nl
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, Schiphol Airport to Brussels, Brussels-North station
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $22
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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 Amsterdam - Schipol Airport to Brussels City Center - Midi Train station
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
Ouibus

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

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Haarlem to Brussels bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Brussels, Brussels-North station.

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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 2h 14m to drive from Haarlem to Brussels.

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KLM offers flights from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Brussels Airport.

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