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There are 6 ways to get from a&o Amsterdam Zuidoost to Brussels by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus via Duivendrecht, Station Duivendrecht  •  2h 55m

  1. Take the bus from Amsterdam, Duivendrecht to Bruxelles, Nord 400 / ...

13€ - 26€

Cheapest option

Bus  •  3h 52m

  1. Take the bus from Amsterdam, Amsterdam Bijlmer to Brussels, Brussels-North station 817 / ...

12€ - 16€

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Train  •  2h 58m

  1. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi Thalys

66€ - 133€

Train via Rotterdam  •  3h 20m

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Bijlmer ArenA to Rotterdam Centraal Sprinter / ...
  2. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi Thalys / ...

62€ - 356€

Drive  •  2h 10m

  1. Drive from a&o Amsterdam Zuidoost to Brussels 194.5 km

25€ - 40€

Fly  •  2h 27m

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

57€ - 161€

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The cheapest way to get from a&o Amsterdam Zuidoost to Brussels is to bus which costs 12€ - 16€ and takes 3h 52m.

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The quickest way to get from a&o Amsterdam Zuidoost to Brussels is to drive which costs 25€ - 40€ and takes 2h 10m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Amsterdam, Amsterdam Bijlmer and arriving at Brussels, Brussels-North station station. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3h 45m.

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No, there is no direct train from a&o Amsterdam Zuidoost to Brussels. However, there are services departing from Amsterdam Bijlmer ArenA and arriving at Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi via Schiphol Airport. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 58m.

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The distance between a&o Amsterdam Zuidoost and Brussels is 167 km. The road distance is 194.5 km.

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The best way to get from a&o Amsterdam Zuidoost to Brussels without a car is to bus via Duivendrecht, Station Duivendrecht which takes 2h 55m and costs 13€ - 27€.

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It takes approximately 2h 55m to get from a&o Amsterdam Zuidoost to Brussels, including transfers.

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a&o Amsterdam Zuidoost to Brussels bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Amsterdam, Amsterdam Bijlmer station.

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a&o Amsterdam Zuidoost to Brussels train services, operated by Thalys, depart from Schiphol Airport station.

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The best way to get from a&o Amsterdam Zuidoost to Brussels is to bus via Duivendrecht, Station Duivendrecht which takes 2h 55m and costs 13€ - 27€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 65€ - 140€ and takes 2h 58m, you could also fly, which costs 55€ - 170€ and takes 2h 27m.

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Map of how to get from a&o Amsterdam Zuidoost to Brussels.
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  • Distance: 167.2 km
  • Duration: 2h 55m

What companies run services between a&o Amsterdam Zuidoost, Netherlands and Brussels, Belgium?

Eurolines FR operates a bus from Amsterdam, Duivendrecht to Bruxelles, Nord hourly. Tickets cost 17€ - 25€ and the journey takes 2h 30m. Three other operators also service this route. Alternatively, Thalys operates a train from Schiphol Airport to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi every 4 hours. Tickets cost 60€ - 120€ and the journey takes 1h 34m.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Brussels
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 410€
Train operators
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Schiphol Airport to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
60€ - 120€
Website
Thalys
Standard
60€ - 85€
Comfort
70€ - 95€
Premium
85€ - 120€
Train from Rotterdam Centraal to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
50€ - 110€
Website
Thalys
Standard
50€ - 75€
Comfort
65€ - 85€
Premium
75€ - 110€
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 Amsterdam Bijlmer ArenA to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
11€ - 26€
Website
NS
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Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
11€ - 16€
1st Class
19€ - 26€
Eurostar
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Contact Details
Phone
+44 343 218 6186
Website
eurostar.com
Train from Rotterdam Centraal to Brussel-Zuid/Midi
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
65€ - 330€
Website
Eurostar
Business Premier
290€ - 330€
Standard
65€ - 80€
Standard Premier
110€ - 140€
Bus operators
Eurolines FR

Eurolines is a network of coach companies that operate throughout Europe plus Morocco. It’s an affordable way to travel around the continent, with tickets starting at €5. All coaches have Wi-Fi, plug sockets and USBs, reclining chairs and toilets, and a standard ticket includes up to two medium suitcases plus carry-on luggage. Within France, Eurolines serves 69 destinations; including Paris, Lyon, Versailles, Nice and Bordeaux.

Contact Details
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Amsterdam, Duivendrecht to Bruxelles, Nord
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
17€ - 25€
Website
Eurolines FR
Eurolines NL
Website
nl.eurolines.eu
Bus from Amsterdam Duivendrecht to Brussels
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
13€ - 18€
Schedules at
nl.eurolines.eu
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 Amsterdam, Amsterdam Duivendrecht to Brussels, Brussels-North station
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
12€ - 15€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Amsterdam, Amsterdam Bijlmer to Brussels, Brussels-North station
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
12€ - 16€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Lasta
Website
lasta.rs
Bus from Amsterdam Duivendrecht to Brussels North Train Station
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
7€ - 10€
Schedules at
lasta.rs

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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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a&o Amsterdam Zuidoost to Brussels bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Brussels, Brussels-North station.

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a&o Amsterdam Zuidoost to Brussels train services, operated by Thalys, arrive at Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi station.

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Yes, the driving distance between a&o Amsterdam Zuidoost to Brussels is 194 km. It takes approximately 2h 10m to drive from a&o Amsterdam Zuidoost to Brussels.

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KLM offers flights from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Brussels Airport.

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There are 2268+ hotels available in Brussels. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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