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There are 4 ways to get from Roosendaal (Station) to Brussels by train, bus or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train via Antwerp  •  1h 42m

  1. Take the train from Roosendaal to Antwerpen-Centraal Stoptrein
  2. Take the train from Anvers-Central / Antwerpen-Centraal to Brux.-/ Brus-Centr. Ic / ...

€12 - €17

Cheapest option

Train, bus  •  3h 29m

  1. Take the train from Roosendaal to Puurs Stoptrein
  2. Take the bus from Puurs Station to Brussel IJzer 260 / ...

€9 - €14

2 alternative options

Train  •  1h 53m

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

€11 - €18

Drive  •  1h 10m

  1. Drive from Roosendaal (Station) to Brussels 97.9 km

€12 - €19

Roosendaal (Station) to Brussels by train

The train journey time between Roosendaal (Station) and Brussels is around 1h 58m and covers a distance of around 83 km. The fastest train normally takes 1h 44m. Operated by Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB), the Roosendaal (Station) to Brussels train service departs from Roosendaal and arrives in Brux.-/ Brus-Centr.. Typically 117 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
1h 58m
Fastest train time:
1h 44m
Train distance:
83 km
Trains per week:
117
Cheapest price:
€12
Carbon emissions:
4 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
06:52
Last train departs at:
22:52

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Roosendaal (Station) to Brussels 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, 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
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Roosendaal (Station) to Brussels is to train and bus which costs €8 - €14 and takes 3h 29m.

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The quickest way to get from Roosendaal (Station) to Brussels is to drive which costs €12 - €19 and takes 1h 10m.

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No, there is no direct train from Roosendaal (Station) to Brussels. However, there are services departing from Roosendaal and arriving at Brux.-/ Brus-Centr. via Anvers-Central / Antwerpen-Centraal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 42m.

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The distance between Roosendaal (Station) and Brussels is 77 km. The road distance is 97.9 km.

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The best way to get from Roosendaal (Station) to Brussels without a car is to train via Antwerp which takes 1h 42m and costs €11 - €17.

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It takes approximately 1h 42m to get from Roosendaal (Station) to Brussels, including transfers.

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Roosendaal (Station) to Brussels train services, operated by Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB), depart from Roosendaal station.

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Roosendaal (Station) to Brussels train services, operated by Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB), arrive at Brux.-/ Brus-Centr. station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Roosendaal (Station) to Brussels is 98 km. It takes approximately 1h 10m to drive from Roosendaal (Station) to Brussels.

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Map of how to get from Roosendaal (Station) to Brussels.
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  • Distance: 77.1 km
  • Duration: 1h 42m

What companies run services between Roosendaal (Station), Netherlands and Brussels, Belgium?

You can take a train from Roosendaal (Station) to Brussels via Antwerpen-Centraal and Anvers-Central / Antwerpen-Centraal in around 1h 42m.

Train operators
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
belgiantrain.be
Train from Roosendaal to Antwerpen-Centraal
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€5 - €8
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
€5 - €8
1st Class
€8 - €13
Train from Anvers-Central / Antwerpen-Centraal to Brux.-/ Brus-Centr.
Ave. Duration
46 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 Roosendaal to Puurs
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€7 - €11
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
€7 - €11
1st Class
€11 - €17
Bus operators
De Lijn
Phone
070 220 200
Email
delijn
Website
delijn.be
Bus from Puurs Station to Brussel IJzer
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€1 - €3
Website
De Lijn
m-ticket
€2
single ticket
€3

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