There are 5 ways to get from Zaventem to Amsterdam by train, bus, car or plane

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  •  2 h 59 min

  1. Tha
  2. Tha

$64 - $121

Cheapest option

Bus FlixBus  •  4 h 13 min

  1. 810 / ...

$14 - $23

3 alternative options

Bus Eurolines NL  •  4 h 12 min

  1. 300

$22 - $28

Drive  •  1 h 59 min

  1. 125.8 miles

$30 - $45

Fly  •  2 h 19 min

  1. BRU - AMS

$55 - $248

What companies run services between Zaventem, Belgium and Amsterdam, Netherlands?

You can take a train from Zaventem to Amsterdam via Zaventem Luchthaven Perron A, Bruxelles-Nat.-Aéroport, Antwerpen Centraal, and Rotterdam Centraal in around 2 h 59 min. Alternatively, Eurolines NL operates a bus from Zaventem to Amsterdam every 3 hours. Tickets cost $15 - $21 and the journey takes 2 h 15 min.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Brussels to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $480
Train operators
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
b-rail.be
Train from Bruxelles-Nat.-Aéroport to Antwerpen Centraal
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$20 - $23
Website
belgianrail.be
Purchase a
eurail.com
2nd Class
$20 - $23
1st Class
$28 - $31
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Antwerpen Centraal to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$30 - $50
1st Class
$50 - $65
Train from Rotterdam Centraal to Amsterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $45
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$24 - $45
1st Class
$40 - $55
Dutch Railways (NS)
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Rotterdam Centraal to Amsterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $20
Website
ns.nl
Purchase a
eurail.com
Bus operators
Eurolines NL
Website
eurolines.nl
Bus from Brussels to Amsterdam Duivendrecht
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $21
Schedules at
eurolines.nl
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Brussels, Brussels-North station to Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $20
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Zaventem and Amsterdam is 168 km. The road distance is 201 km.

The cheapest way to get from Zaventem to Amsterdam is to bus which costs 12€ - 21€ and takes 4 h 13 min.

The quickest way to get from Zaventem to Amsterdam is to drive which takes 1 h 59 min and costs 26€ - 40€.

No, there is no direct bus from Zaventem to Amsterdam. However, there are services departing from Zaventem Kerkplein and arriving at Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk via Brussels, Brussels-North station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 13 min.

It takes approximately 2 h 59 min to get from Zaventem to Amsterdam, including transfers.