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from Brussels to Amsterdam

You can get from Brussels to Amsterdam by train, bus or flight.

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To get from Brussels to Amsterdam on Jun 23 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

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Travelling from Brussels to Amsterdam

Train, plane and bus routes can all be used to make the journey from Brussels in Belgium to Amsterdam in the Netherlands. There is not a huge amount of difference in travel times but the quickest route is by train, with the longest total journey time being by plane.

Quick Guide to Amsterdam

Must Know: Cycling is the most popular way to travel around Amsterdam. The city is quite flat and filled with over 400 kilometers of bike paths. Consider renting a bike while you’re in Amsterdam to travel like a local.

Must See: For those interested in Amsterdam’s history and culture, the Anne Frank House and Van Gogh Museum cannot be missed. Those feeling more adventurous should visit the oldest area in Amsterdam - the world famous Red Light District.

Must Do: Visit one of Amsterdam’s world famous coffee shops or take a cruise in a glass-roofed boat on one of the city’s the 160+ Golden Age canals.

Did you know?About 8,000 bikes get pulled out of the canals each year.

Travelling from Brussels to Amsterdam

There are two possible direct train routes to Amsterdam from Brussels. The fastest journey is on the Thalys International high-speed trains, with up to eleven departures a day and a journey time of just under 2 hours. Trains operated by Belgium SNCB depart eight times a day and take around 3 hours. Both routes run seven days a week between Bruxelles-Midi and Amsterdam Centraal Train Stations.

Four coach operators have direct routes between the two cities; Megabus, Eurolines, Flixbus and iDBUS. All routes operate seven days a week with a journey time of around 3 hours. Megabus have five departures a day from Brussels Rue de Cardinal Mercier Coach Station, near the Wing Tavern. The journey terminates in Amsterdam at the Zeeburg Park and Ride in the Zuiderzeeweg district. Both Eurolines, with around eleven departures a day, and Flixbus with four departures, leave from Brussels Gare du Nord and arrive at Amsterdam Sloterdijk Train and Coach Station. iDBUS has five departures a day from Bruxelles-Midi, which also arrive at Sloterdijk Station.

KLM is the only provider offering direct flights to Amsterdam from Brussels with a flying time of less than one hour and a total journey time of around 3.5 hours. Planes fly between Brussels Zavantem International Airport and Amsterdam Schiphol Airport.

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FAQs
Is cross-border travel to Amsterdam, Netherlands from Brussels, Belgium currently allowed?

International travel from Brussels, Belgium to Amsterdam, Netherlands is: Partially open.

Can I enter Netherlands if coming from Belgium?

Entry into Netherlands is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Belgium.

Am I required to self-quarantine upon arrival to Amsterdam if travelling from Brussels?

Conditions of entry:

  • 10-day mandatory quarantine and a negative COVID-19 test issued at most 1 days before arrival
  • A negative result for COVID-19 is a condition to end the quarantine obligation earlier. It is tested in quarantine on day 5

What measures do I need to follow in Amsterdam, Netherlands due to the pandemic?

All travellers in Netherlands must observe the following coronavirus safety measures:

  • Social distance: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask: Mandatory

The information above was last checked on 6/20/21; however, this can change before your date of travel so please make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your journey between Brussels and Amsterdam.

Do I need to self-quarantine when I arrive back to Belgium from Amsterdam, Netherlands?

The restriction level for your return to Brussels, Belgium from Netherlands is: Partially open.

Is my journey back to Brussels from Amsterdam restricted?

Entry into Belgium is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Netherlands.

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival in Brussels from Amsterdam?

Conditions of reentry into Belgium:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival and 10 day mandatory self quarantine
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
  • A negative result for COVID-19 is a condition for subsequent release from quarantine. It is tested in quarantine on days 1 and 7
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival

What are the coronavirus safety measures I need to follow in Brussels, Belgium?

You should observe these safety measures in Belgium as imposed by the government to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Physical distance requirement: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

This information about your return travel to Belgium was last checked on 6/20/21. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Brussels from Amsterdam closer to your date of departure here.

What are my Brussels to Amsterdam travel options?

There are 3 ways to travel between Brussels and Amsterdam including taking a coach, flight or train.

What is the distance from Brussels to Amsterdam?

Amsterdam is approximately 107 miles (173 km) away from Brussels.

What are the departure and arrival points when travelling from Brussels to Amsterdam?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points for travellers from Brussels to Amsterdam:

  • Flights mostly depart from Brussels Airport and arrive in Amsterdam Airport Schiphol.
  • Coaches mostly leave from Brussels, Brussels South (Gare du Midi) and tend to arrive in Amsterdam, Sloterdijk.
  • Trains from Brussels to Amsterdam most often leave from Bruxelles-Midi and arrive in Amsterdam Centraal.
Which travel companies can get me from Brussels to Amsterdam?

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Brussels to Amsterdam:

  • You can travel to Amsterdam from Brussels by flight with KLM. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for €133 with KLM from Brussels to Amsterdam.
  • You can travel by coach from Brussels to Amsterdam with BlaBlaCar Bus, and you can find BlaBlaCar Bus Brussels to Amsterdam tickets for €10 on Omio.
  • You can go to Amsterdam from Brussels by train with NS International. You'll see cheap train tickets for €33 with NS International from Brussels to Amsterdam on Omio.
Can I find a direct route from Brussels to Amsterdam?

Yes, there are direct services available from Brussels to Amsterdam with the following travel operators:

  • You'll find direct flights with KLM.
  • You can travel directly by coach with Flixbus or Union Ivkoni International.
  • You'll find direct trains with Thalys or SNCB | IC.

Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Amsterdam as you won't need to change in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets from Brussels to Amsterdam.

What other popular destinations should I add to my itinerary for my trip to Amsterdam from Brussels?
Many of our customers travelling from Brussels to Amsterdam don't make Amsterdam their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after are Paris, London or Berlin, either of which you could add to your Brussels and Amsterdam trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Amsterdam to any of these top destinations today!
How far in advance should I buy tickets from Brussels to Amsterdam online to get the best deals?

When planning your trip from Brussels to Amsterdam, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to book and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Plane tickets cost on average €133 one way.
  • Coach tickets cost on average €10 one way.
  • Train tickets are costing on average €33 one way.

However, we recommend buying tickets between Brussels and Amsterdam online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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

A coach service offers the cheapest way to travel from Brussels to Amsterdam, which costs on average €10.

This is compared to other ways of getting to Amsterdam:

A coach is about €123 less than a flight, which costs on average €133 for this route.

A coach journey is usually €23 less than a journey to Amsterdam by train, which costs on average €33 for the same trip.

What is the fastest way to get from Brussels to Amsterdam?

The quickest way to travel to Amsterdam from Brussels is by flight, which takes on average 55 min  compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, getting to Amsterdam by coach can take on average 2 h 45 min.

In comparison, taking a train requires on average 1 h 52 min  of travel time.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is within walking distance of the city centre and is connected to other parts of the city by public transport.<br>Metro lines 1, 3, 4, 5<br>Suburban train lines S1, S2, S5, S7, S9
How long does it take to get from the train station to the city centre?
This station is a 5-10 minute walk from the city centre.

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