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There are 4 ways to get from Zaventem to Amsterdam by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  2 h 27 min

  1. Take the train from Brussels Airport - Zaventem to Amsterdam Centraal Intercity direct

$27 - $50

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Bus  •  4 h 24 min

  1. Take the bus from Brussels, Brussels-North station to Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk 810

$14 - $23

2 alternative options

Drive  •  1 h 59 min

  1. Drive from Zaventem to Amsterdam 125.8 miles

$30 - $45

Fly  •  2 h 18 min

  1. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) BRU - AMS

$54 - $235

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The cheapest way to get from Zaventem to Amsterdam is to bus which costs 12€ - 21€ and takes 4 h 24 min.

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

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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 24 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Brussels Airport - Zaventem and arriving at Amsterdam Centraal. Services depart every two hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 27 min.

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The distance between Zaventem and Amsterdam is 168 km. The road distance is 201.2 km.

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The best way to get from Zaventem to Amsterdam without a car is to train which takes 2 h 27 min and costs 23€ - 40€.

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The train from Brussels Airport - Zaventem to Amsterdam Centraal takes 2 h 27 min including transfers and departs every two hours.

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

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Zaventem to Amsterdam train services, operated by Dutch Railways (NS), depart from Brussels Airport - Zaventem station.

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The best way to get from Zaventem to Amsterdam is to train which takes 2 h 27 min and costs 23€ - 40€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 12€ - 21€ and takes 4 h 24 min, you could also fly, which costs 45€ - 210€ and takes 2 h 18 min.

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  • Distance: 105.1 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 27 min

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

Dutch Railways (NS) operates a train from Zaventem to Amsterdam every 2 hours. Tickets cost $27 - $50 and the journey takes 2 h 27 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Zaventem to Amsterdam every 2 hours. Tickets cost $11 - $20 and the journey takes 2 h 45 min.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Brussels to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $480
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.

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Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Brussels Airport - Zaventem to Amsterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
2 h 27 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $50
Website
ns.nl
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eurail.com
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
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
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $20
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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The quickest flight from Brussels Airport to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport is the direct flight which takes 50 min.

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Zaventem to Amsterdam bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk station.

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Zaventem to Amsterdam train services, operated by Dutch Railways (NS), arrive at Amsterdam Centraal station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Zaventem to Amsterdam is 201 km. It takes approximately 1 h 59 min to drive from Zaventem to Amsterdam.

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KLM offers flights from Brussels Airport to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport.

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There are 2595+ hotels available in Amsterdam. Prices start at $80 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Zaventem to Brussels Airport is to line 359 bus which takes 5 min and costs 3€.

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