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

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Train  •  5h 20m

  1. Take the train from Heerenveen to Schiphol Airport Intercity
  2. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi Thalys

€83 - €173

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Bus  •  7h 31m

  1. Take the bus from Drachten to Amsterdam Sloterdijk 075 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Brussels-North train station 810 / ...

€27 - €39

3 alternative options

Train, bus  •  6h 15m

  1. Take the train from Heerenveen to Utrecht Centraal Intercity
  2. Take the bus from Utrecht to Brussels City Center - Midi Train station BlaBlaCar Bus

€28 - €55

Drive  •  3h 12m

  1. Drive from Joure to Brussels 288.6 km

€35 - €55

Train, fly  •  4h 57m

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

€71 - €253

Joure to Brussels by bus and train

The journey time between Joure and Brussels is around 5h 14m and covers a distance of around 380 km. The fastest journey normally takes 3h 56m. Operated by Arriva NL, Dutch Railways (NS) and Thalys, the Joure to Brussels service departs from Joure, Koningin Wilhelminalaan and arrives in Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi. Typically 49 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
5h 14m
Fastest journey time:
3h 56m
Journey distance:
380 km
Services per week:
49
Cheapest price:
€83
Carbon emissions:
20 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
00:10
Last service departs at:
22:10

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Joure to Brussels bus and train schedules

Netherlands → Belgium
Partially open

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International entry into Belgium from Netherlands

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Netherlands
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Allowed for: Citizens and permanent residents of Belgium, as well as residents from EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Albania, Andorra, Armenia, Australia, Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brunei, Canada, Cyprus, Hong Kong, Israel, Japan, Jordan, Kosovo, Lebanon, Macau, Moldova, Monaco, Montenegro, New Zealand, North Macedonia, Qatar, Rwanda, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Thailand, United States and Vatican

Restricted for: Foreign nationals from outside EU Schengen Area with the above exceptions. Argentina, Bolivia, Botswana, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Eswatini, India, Lesotho, Malawi, Mexico, Mozambique, Namibia, Paraguay, Peru, South Africa, Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago, Uruguay, Zambia and Zimbabwe are also restricted

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Conditions of entry into Belgium from Netherlands

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival and 10 day mandatory self quarantine
  • A negative result for COVID-19 is a condition for subsequent release from quarantine. It is tested in quarantine on days 1 and 7
  • Travellers with the Digital Green Certificate are exempt from the quarantine. Digital Green Certificate is proof that a person has been vaccinated against COVID-19, received a negative test result, or recovered from COVID-19
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
This applies to arrivals from Netherlands
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
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  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival and 10 day mandatory self quarantine
  • A negative result for COVID-19 is a condition for subsequent release from quarantine. It is tested in quarantine on days 1 and 7
This doesn't apply to arrivals from the EU Schengen Area with the exception of Cyprus, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Portugal and Spain. This also doesn't apply to arrivals from Albania, Armenia, Australia, Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brunei, Canada, Hong Kong, Israel, Japan, Jordan, Kosovo, Lebanon, Macau, Moldova, Montenegro, New Zealand, North Macedonia, Qatar, Rwanda, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Thailand and United States
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
  • Travellers with the Digital Green Certificate are exempt from the quarantine. Digital Green Certificate is proof that a person has been vaccinated against COVID-19, received a negative test result, or recovered from COVID-19
This applies to arrivals from EU Schengen Area
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
This doesn’t apply to citizens and permanent residents of Argentina, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Bolivia, Botswana, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Eswatini, Georgia, India, Indonesia, Lesotho, Malawi, Mexico, Mozambique, Namibia, Nepal, Paraguay, Peru, Russia, South Africa, Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago, Tunisia, Uganda, United Kingdom, Uruguay, Zambia and Zimbabwe

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Rules to follow in Belgium

1.5m

Mandatory

Mandatory

Considerations leaving from Netherlands

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

Frequently Asked Questions


Yes, but conditions apply when entering Belgium from Netherlands.

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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
  • Further restrictions may be implemented at short notice

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Brussels is 800 14689.

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

The social distance requirement in Brussels is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 800 14689.

No, returning to Netherlands from Belgium is currently allowed.

See options for return travel.

Last updated: 18 Jul 2021
Exceptions may apply, for full details: European Union.

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This information is compiled from official sources. To the best of our knowledge, it is correct as of the last update.
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The cheapest way to get from Joure to Brussels is to bus which costs €27 - €40 and takes 7h 31m.

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The quickest way to get from Joure to Brussels is to drive which costs €35 - €55 and takes 3h 12m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Joure to Brussels station. However, there are services departing from Joure, Scheen and arriving at Brussels-North train station via Heerenveen, Busstation, Drachten and Amsterdam Sloterdijk. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 31m.

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The distance between Joure and Brussels is 255 km. The road distance is 288.6 km.

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The best way to get from Joure to Brussels without a car is to train which takes 5h 20m and costs €80 - €180.

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It takes approximately 5h 20m to get from Joure to Brussels, including transfers.

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Joure to Brussels bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Drachten station.

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The best way to get from Joure to Brussels is to train which takes 5h 20m and costs €80 - €180. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €27 - €40 and takes 7h 31m.

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

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

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Map of how to get from Joure to Brussels.
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  • Distance: 255.3 km
  • Duration: 5h 20m

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

You can take a train from Joure to Brussels via Heerenveen, Busstation, Heerenveen, and Schiphol Airport in around 5h 20m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Joure to Brussels via Heerenveen, Busstation, Drachten, Transferium Oost, Drachten, and Amsterdam Sloterdijk in around 7h 31m.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Brussels
Ave. Duration
47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €330
Train operators
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 Heerenveen to Schiphol Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€21 - €50
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
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Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€21 - €28
1st Class
€35 - €50
Train from Heerenveen to Utrecht Centraal
Ave. Duration
1h 39m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€17 - €40
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€17 - €24
1st Class
€28 - €40
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Schiphol Airport to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€60 - €120
Website
Thalys
Standard
€60 - €85
Comfort
€70 - €95
Premium
€85 - €120
Bus operators
Blablabus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 10 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 Utrecht to Brussels City Center - Midi Train station
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€9 - €12
Website
Blablabus
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Drachten to Amsterdam Sloterdijk
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
€10 - €13
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Brussels-North train station
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€12 - €15
Website
flixbus.co.uk
CityBusExpress
Phone
+31 30 333 33 00
Email
info@citybusexpress.com
Website
citybusexpress.com
Bus from Amsterdam Piarcoplein P+R Sloterdijk to Brussels Noord Bus Station
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€11 - €17
Website
CityBusExpress

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Yes, the driving distance between Joure to Brussels is 289 km. It takes approximately 3h 12m to drive from Joure to Brussels.

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KLM offers flights from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Brussels Airport.

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