Directions from Utrecht to Brussels

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Recommended option

Train  •  2 h 3 min

  1. Take the train from Utrecht Centraal to Rotterdam Centraal Intercity
  2. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to Bruxelles-Midi Thalys / ...

$27 - $82

Cheapest option

Bus  •  2 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Utrecht to Brussels Schaerbeek - North Train station Ouibus

$6 - $9

2 alternative options

Drive  •  1 h 45 min

  1. Drive from Utrecht to Brussels 106.2 miles

$25 - $40

Train, fly  •  2 h 37 min

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

$74 - $259

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

You can take a train from Utrecht to Brussels via Rotterdam Centraal in around 2 h 3 min. Alternatively, Ouibus operates a bus from Utrecht to Brussels every 10 minutes. Tickets cost $6 - $9 and the journey takes 2 h 40 min.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Brussels
Ave. Duration
46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $480
Train operators
Dutch Railways (NS)
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Utrecht Centraal to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $18
Website
ns.nl
Purchase a
eurail.com
Train from Rotterdam Centraal to Bruxelles-Central
Ave. Duration
2 h 2 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $27
Website
ns.nl
Purchase a
eurail.com
Train from Utrecht Centraal to Schiphol (Airport)
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $18
Website
ns.nl
Purchase a
eurail.com
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Rotterdam Centraal to Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$40 - $65
1st Class
$65 - $90
Bus operators
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Utrecht to Brussels Schaerbeek - North Train station
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Website
Ouibus

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Utrecht and Brussels is 148 km. The road distance is 170 km.

The cheapest way to get from Utrecht to Brussels is to bus which costs 5€ - 8€ and takes 2 h 40 min.

The quickest way to get from Utrecht to Brussels is to drive which takes 1 h 45 min and costs 22€ - 35€.

No, there is no direct train from Utrecht to Brussels. However, there are services departing from Utrecht Centraal and arriving at Bruxelles-Midi via Rotterdam Centraal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 3 min.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Utrecht and arriving at Brussels Schaerbeek - North Train station. Services depart every 10 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 40 min.

It takes approximately 2 h 3 min to get from Utrecht to Brussels, including transfers.