Amsterdam to Brussels

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Bus
Flight
Sat
Sep 21
36 NS International | IC
9 Eurolines France
63 Garuda Indonesia
Sun
Sep 22
39 Eurostar
10 Flixbus
238 csa
Mon
Sep 23
39 Eurostar
9 Flixbus
145 csa
Tue
Sep 24
39 Eurostar
9 Eurolines France
90 Eurowings
Wed
Sep 25
39 Eurostar
9 Eurolines France
87 csa
Thu
Sep 26
39 Eurostar
9 Flixbus
90 Eurowings
Fri
Sep 27
33 NS International
9 Eurolines France
165 KLM
Sat
Sep 28
33 NS International
9 Eurolines France
147 KLM
Sun
Sep 29
33 NS International
9 Flixbus
136 csa
Mon
Sep 30
25 NS International
9 Flixbus
132 KLM
Tue
Oct 1
25 NS International
9 Eurolines France
90 Eurowings
Wed
Oct 2
25 NS International
9 Eurolines France
165 KLM
Thu
Oct 3
25 NS International
9 Flixbus
77 csa
Fri
Oct 4
33 NS International
9 Eurolines France
118 KLM
Sat
Oct 5
33 NS International
9 Eurolines France
118 KLM
Sun
Oct 6
33 NS International
9 Flixbus
157 openskies
Mon
Oct 7
25 NS International
9 Flixbus
146 openskies
Tue
Oct 8
25 NS International
9 Eurolines France
77 csa
Wed
Oct 9
25 NS International
9 Eurolines France
69 csa
Thu
Oct 10
25 NS International
9 Flixbus
90 Eurowings
Fri
Oct 11
33 NS International
9 Flixbus
132 KLM

How to Travel from Amsterdam to Brussels

Travelling from the capital of the Netherlands down into the hub of the European Union is a journey that can be easily conquered by road. Despite lying in separate countries, the travel time between these two locations is deceptively short, so much so that direct flights are usually the least popular method of transport - although KLM does offer services on most days. Flixbus, Megabus and Eurolines all offer fast, cheap routes into Brussels from Amsterdam, with Thalys providing rail services.

Amsterdam to Brussels Travel Comparison

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Travel Time

Cheapest Time to Book

buses

£9.43

2:45 h

1 Day Before

flight

£24.86

1:51 h

1 Month Before

flight

£50.60

0:50 h

2 Months Before



Getting from Amsterdam to Brussels

Amsterdam and Brussels are well connected to one another and the journey can be done by train, bus or plane. The most popular route is by train as it often the easiest and more efficient but other options such as bus and plane are also available.


The Amsterdam to Brussels train

Which train companies run service from Amsterdam to Brussels?

When getting the Amsterdam to Brussels train are there plenty of train companies to choose from. High-speed train companies such as Thalys and Eurostar runs services between Amsterdam and Brussels as does NS International.

How long is the train journey from Amsterdam to Brussels?

The fastest time to get from Amsterdam to Brussels by train is 1h50m but it can take up to 2h53m if the journey requires a change.

How many trains are there from Amsterdam to Brussels day?

26 trains leave Amsterdam for Brussels every day. The first train leaves at 07:22 and the last train leaves Amsterdam at 21:22 and arrives in Brussels at 00:15 the next day.

What are the departure and arrival station for trains from Amsterdam to Brussels?

Departure Information: All trains from Amsterdam to Brussels trains leave from Amsterdam Centraal. Located in the centre of Amsterdam, it is easily accessible as lots of bus and tram routes finish at Amsterdam Centraal.

Arrival Information: All trains from Amsterdam to Brussels arrive into Brussels Midi, a busy train station located in the south of the city. It is well connected to the rest of the city as it is both the De Ljin bus network and the STIB, which is Brussels own Tram and Metro lines.

The Amsterdam to Brussels bus

Which bus companies run service from Amsterdam to Brussels?

Many bus companies run between Amsterdam and Brussels including Deinbus, Eurolines, Flixbus and Ouibus.

How long is the bus journey from Amsterdam to Brussels?

The fastest service is run by Flixbus and takes 2h45m, the longest direct journey takes 5h and is also run by Flixbus.

How many buses are there from Amsterdam to Brussels day?

There are around 44 buses from Amsterdam to Brussels every day. The first Amsterdam to Brussels bus leaves at 07:00 with the last leaving Amsterdam at 22:00 and arriving at 02:55 in the morning the next day.

What are the departure and arrival station for buses from Amsterdam to Brussels?

Departure Information: Most buses leave from Amsterdam Sloterdijk, which is located to the west of Amsterdam Centraal. It is on Metro line 50 as well as on certain bus and tram lines.

Arrival Information: Most buses arrive in Brussels Gare du Nord located in the Schaerbeek area. It is on tram lines 3 and 4 so it easy to access the rest of the city. Some buses to terminate at other locations throughout the city so it is best to double check before you travel.

The Amsterdam to Brussels plane

Getting the plane from Amsterdam to Brussels is possible but is not a popular option. This is because it flying can take longer than the train due to security check- ins and transfer times. If flying direct the flight can take 50m. Planes leave from Amersterdam Schipol airport and land into Brussels Airport, which is around a 30 minute train journey to the centre of Brussels.

What is the best way to travel from Amsterdam to Brussels?

Cheapest way to travel from Amsterdam to Brussels

The cheapest way to travel from Amsterdam to Brussels is on the bus. All buses from Amsterdam into the Belgian capital are direct, with travellers able to choose from a variety of providers. Eurolines often offer the quickest route into Brussels, with travel time on their afternoon and evening service taking as little as two-and-a-half hours. Flixbus and Megabus provide fast routes that rarely exceed three hours of travel time, leaving at various points throughout the morning, afternoon and evening. The final service of the day usually leaves at 11:00 p.m. and is run by Megabus.

Fastest way to travel from Amsterdam to Brussels

When you account for check-in and waiting times for flights, the train is the quickest option for travel from Amsterdam to Brussels. Both Thalys and International offer direct rail routes into the Belgian capital at several points throughout the day. Total travel time rarely exceeds two hours, although services can stop as early as 5:17 p.m. on some days.

Most popular way to travel from Amsterdam to Brussels

The most popular way to get from Amsterdam to Brussels is on the train. The relatively short distance between the two capitals means that flying is actually the least popular choice.

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