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

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Bus  •  3h 20m

  1. Take the bus from Nijmegen to Brussels, Brussels-North station 822

12€ - 15€

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Train  •  3h 34m

  1. Take the train from Nijmegen to Breda
  2. Take the train from Breda to Rotterdam Centraal
  3. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi Eil

72€ - 382€

Train, bus  •  5h 11m

  1. Take the train from Nijmegen to Hertogenbosch Sprinter / ...
  2. Take the bus from Den Bosch to Brussels - Eurolines

Drive  •  2h

  1. Drive from Nijmegen to Brussels 198.5 km

26€ - 40€

Train, fly  •  3h 39m

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

92€ - 272€

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The cheapest way to get from Nijmegen to Brussels is to bus which costs 12€ - 15€ and takes 3h 20m.

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The quickest way to get from Nijmegen to Brussels is to drive which costs 26€ - 40€ and takes 2h.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Nijmegen and arriving at Brussels, Brussels-North station station. Services depart three times a day, and operate Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 3h 20m.

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No, there is no direct train from Nijmegen to Brussels. However, there are services departing from Nijmegen and arriving at Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi via Breda and Rotterdam Centraal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 34m.

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The distance between Nijmegen and Brussels is 152 km. The road distance is 198.5 km.

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The best way to get from Nijmegen to Brussels without a car is to bus which takes 3h 20m and costs 12€ - 15€.

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The bus from Nijmegen to Brussels, Brussels-North station takes 3h 20m including transfers and departs three times a day.

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

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Nijmegen to Brussels train services, operated by Dutch Railways (NS), depart from Nijmegen station.

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The best way to get from Nijmegen to Brussels is to bus which takes 3h 20m and costs 12€ - 15€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 70€ - 390€ and takes 3h 34m.

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Map of how to get from Nijmegen to Brussels.
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  • Distance: 151.9 km
  • Duration: 3h 20m

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

FlixBus operates a bus from Nijmegen to Brussels, Brussels-North station 3 times a day. Tickets cost 12€ - 15€ and the journey takes 3h 20m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Nijmegen to Brussels via Breda and Rotterdam Centraal in around 3h 34m.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Brussels
Ave. Duration
46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 420€
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 Nijmegen to Breda
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
12€ - 29€
Website
NS
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Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
12€ - 18€
1st Class
21€ - 29€
Train from Breda to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
9€ - 23€
Website
NS
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
9€ - 14€
1st Class
16€ - 23€
Train from Nijmegen to Hertogenbosch
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
9€ - 22€
Website
NS
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
9€ - 14€
1st Class
16€ - 22€
Train from Nijmegen to Schiphol Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
16€ - 35€
Website
NS
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
16€ - 21€
1st Class
26€ - 35€
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Rotterdam Centraal to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
50€ - 110€
Website
Thalys
Standard
50€ - 75€
Comfort
65€ - 85€
Premium
75€ - 110€
Eurostar
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Contact Details
Phone
+44 343 218 6186
Website
eurostar.com
Train from Rotterdam Centraal to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
65€ - 330€
Website
Eurostar
Business Premier
290€ - 330€
Standard
65€ - 80€
Standard Premier
110€ - 140€
Bus operators
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 Nijmegen to Brussels, Brussels-North station
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
12€ - 15€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Starbus
Phone
+34 (0) 963 49 67 67
Email
comercial@starbus.es
Website
starbus.es
Bus from Den Bosch to Brussels - Eurolines
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Twice a week
Schedules at
starbus.es

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Nijmegen to Brussels is 198 km. It takes approximately 2h to drive from Nijmegen to Brussels.

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KLM offers flights from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Brussels Airport.

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Book your Nijmegen to Brussels bus tickets online with Omio and FlixBus.

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