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There are 5 ways to get from Koudekerke to Brussels by train, ferry, bus or car

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Recommended option

Train  •  4h 3m

  1. Take the train from Middelburg to Roosendaal
  2. Take the train from Roosendaal to Antwerpen-Berchem
  3. Take the train from Anvers-Berchem / Antwerpen-Berchem to Brux.-/ Brus-Centr. Ic / ...

€24 - €46

Cheapest option

Bus  •  4h 50m

  1. Take the bus from Middelburg, Station to Gent, Dampoort 50
  2. Take the Bus from Gent to Brussels

€15 - €20

3 alternative options

Train via Antwerp  •  4h 3m

  1. Take the train from Middelburg to Roosendaal
  2. Take the train from Roosendaal to Antwerpen-Luchtbal
  3. Take the train from Anvers-Luchtbal / Antwerpen-Luchtbal to Brux.-Nord/Brus.-Noord Ic

€24 - €46

Ferry, bus, train  •  4h 26m

  1. Take the ferry from Vlissingen, Westerhavenweg to Breskens, Veerhaven Wsf
  2. Take the bus from Breskens Veerhaven to Brugge Station perron 10 42
  3. Take the train from Bruges / Brugge to Brux.-/ Brus-Centr. Ic / ...

€17 - €30

Drive  •  1h 29m

  1. Drive from Koudekerke to Brussels 128.6 km

€16 - €24

Koudekerke to Brussels by bus and train

The journey time between Koudekerke and Brussels is around 4h and covers a distance of around 156 km. The fastest journey normally takes 3h 25m. Operated by Connexxion, Dutch Railways (NS) and Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB), the Koudekerke to Brussels service departs from Koudekerke, Middelburgsestraat and arrives in Brux.-/ Brus-Centr.. Typically 89 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
4h
Fastest journey time:
3h 25m
Journey distance:
156 km
Services per week:
89
Cheapest price:
€24
Carbon emissions:
8 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
06:11
Last service departs at:
23:06

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Koudekerke to Brussels bus and train schedules

Departing Sunday, August 1, 2021

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, Costa Rica, Eswatini, India, Lesotho, Malawi, Mexico, Mozambique, Namibia, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, 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 Andorra, Cyprus, Denmark, France, Greece, Ireland, Luxembourg, Malta, Monaco, 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, Costa Rica, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Eswatini, Georgia, India, Indonesia, Lesotho, Malawi, Mexico, Mozambique, Namibia, Nepal, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Russia, South Africa, Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago, Tunisia, Uganda, United Kingdom, Uruguay, Zambia and Zimbabwe
  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: EU Schengen Area, Albania, Argentina, Armenia, Australia, Azerbaijan, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Bolivia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Botswana, Brazil, Brunei, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cyprus, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Eswatini, Georgia, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Israel, Japan, Jordan, Kosovo, Lebanon, Lesotho, Macau, Malawi, Mexico, Moldova, Montenegro, Mozambique, Namibia, Nepal, New Zealand, North Macedonia, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Qatar, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Singapore, South Africa, South Korea, Suriname, Taiwan, Trinidad and Tobago, Tunisia, Uganda, Ukraine, United Kingdom, United States, 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: 29 Jul 2021
Exceptions may apply, for full details: European Union.

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Koudekerke to Brussels is to bus which costs €14 - €20 and takes 4h 50m.

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The fastest way to get from Koudekerke to Brussels is to drive which takes 1h 29m and costs €16 - €24.

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No, there is no direct bus from Koudekerke to Brussels. However, there are services departing from Koudekerke, Middelburgsestraat and arriving at Brussels via Middelburg, Station, Gent Dampoort perron 5 and Gent. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 50m.

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The distance between Koudekerke and Brussels is 89 km. The road distance is 128.6 km.

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The best way to get from Koudekerke to Brussels without a car is to train which takes 4h 3m and costs €23 - €50.

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It takes approximately 4h 3m to get from Koudekerke to Brussels, including transfers.

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Koudekerke to Brussels bus services, operated by Connexxion, depart from Middelburg, Station.

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The best way to get from Koudekerke to Brussels is to train which takes 4h 3m and costs €23 - €50. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €14 - €20 and takes 4h 50m.

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Koudekerke to Brussels bus services, operated by Union Ivkoni, arrive at Brussels station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Koudekerke to Brussels is 129 km. It takes approximately 1h 29m to drive from Koudekerke to Brussels.

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Map of how to get from Koudekerke to Brussels.
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  • Distance: 89.3 km
  • Duration: 4h 3m

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

You can take a train from Koudekerke to Brussels via Middelburg, Station, Middelburg, Roosendaal, and Anvers-Berchem / Antwerpen-Berchem in around 4h 3m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Koudekerke to Brussels via Middelburg, Station, Gent, Dampoort, Gent Dampoort perron 5, Gent Sint-Pietersstation perron 5, and Gent in around 4h 50m.

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 Middelburg to Roosendaal
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€11 - €26
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
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Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€11 - €16
1st Class
€19 - €26
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
belgiantrain.be
Train from Roosendaal to Antwerpen-Berchem
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€5 - €9
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
€5 - €9
1st Class
€8 - €13
Train from Anvers-Berchem / Antwerpen-Berchem to Brux.-/ Brus-Centr.
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
€6 - €9
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
€6 - €9
1st Class
€9 - €14
Train from Roosendaal to Antwerpen-Luchtbal
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€5 - €8
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
€5 - €8
1st Class
€8 - €12
Train from Anvers-Luchtbal / Antwerpen-Luchtbal to Brux.-Nord/Brus.-Noord
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€6 - €10
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
€6 - €10
1st Class
€9 - €14
Train from Bruges / Brugge to Brux.-/ Brus-Centr.
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€10 - €15
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
€10 - €15
1st Class
€15 - €22
Bus operators
De Lijn
Phone
070 220 200
Email
delijn
Website
delijn.be
Bus from Breskens Veerhaven to Brugge Station perron 10
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€1 - €3
Website
De Lijn
m-ticket
€2
single ticket
€3
Connexxion
Phone
0900 - 266 63 99
Website
connexxion.nl
Bus from Breskens, Veerhaven to Brugge, Station
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€7 - €9
Website
Connexxion
Bus from Middelburg, Station to Gent, Dampoort
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€10 - €12
Website
Connexxion
Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus from Gent to Brussels
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€2 - €3
Schedules at
union-ivkoni.com
Ferry operators
Westerschelde Ferry
Phone
+31 (0)850401800
Email
klantenservice@westerscheldeferry.nl
Website
westerscheldeferry.nl
Ferry from Vlissingen, Westerhavenweg to Breskens, Veerhaven
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€4
Website
Westerschelde Ferry

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