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Travel guide Amsterdam–Brussels


There are many ways to travel from Amsterdam to Brussels by train! Whether you’re budget conscious or want to travel in style, you can find a train that will take you from one city to the other.

Cheap tickets start from €19 if you decide to take the Intercity Brussels train. Want to get to Brussels more quickly? The high-speed train can take you from Amsterdam to Brussels for only €63.

What train companies operate the route from Amsterdam to Brussels?

The high-speed train is operated by Thalys while the regional intercity train is operated by SNCB.

What is the schedule for the train route from Amsterdam to Brussels?

The high-speed train starts its route from 6:17 am and ends at 10:17 pm. A train departs every hour.

The intercity train travels 24 hours a day, but at various times throughout the day.

What are the departure and arrival train stations for the route from Amsterdam to Brussels?

If you choose to use the high-speed train, the journey starts at Amsterdam Centraal station and ends at Bruxelles-Midi station in Brussels.The InterCity Brussels train pulls out from Amsterdam Centraal and makes its way to Brussels Central.

What distance is the train route from Amsterdam to Brussels?

The distance between the two cities is approximately 125.7 Miles.

How long does it take to travel from Amsterdam to Brussels by train?

The high-speed train takes a little over two hours to complete the trip between Amsterdam and Brussels. The InterCity regional train takes a little longer at a little over three hours.

What are the stops on the train route from Amsterdam to Brussels?

The high-speed train does not have any designated stops along its route from Amsterdam to Brussels. There are multiple stops on the Eurocity train, but the main stop is in Antwerp in Belgium.

Why should you travel by train from Amsterdam to Brussels?

The quick, stress-free ride by train between Amsterdam to Brussels allows travelers to commute from one city to the other with an added sense of comfort. It is a great option for travellers on a budget, as the tickets are cheaper, on average, than renting a car. Private seating options provides a comfort that cannot be found on a bus. Business-class options and complimentary drinks and meals are provided by Thalys high-speed train.

What is there to see and do in Brussels?

Aside from visiting more modern and prominent tourist locations, such as the NATO headquarters, there is a lot of history that can be discovered in Brussels. Famous cathedrals, such as Saint-Michel Cathedral (Sint-Michiels Kathedraal), should be visited. Behind the Northern City Center, the world famous fish market is opened daily. For the traveler that loves museums, the Belgian Royal Museum of Fine Arts hosts many cultural exhibits to entice visitors of all kinds.