Brussels
173 km
Amsterdam

If you are planning to visit both charismatic Brussels and picturesque Amsterdam, think about traveling between these breathtaking cities onboard a modern bullet train. The Thalys trains, running on the Brussels - Amsterdam railway route, are a shining example of what all modern trains should be like. They are spacious and very well-equipped, offering to take advantage of comfortable seats, big windows, plenty of legroom, Wi-Fi, air-conditioning, as well as the power sockets. Plus, most of the Brussels to Amsterdam high-speed trains have restaurant cars where you can buy snacks and drinks during the ride.

 

Is there a direct train from Brussels to Amsterdam?

Yes, there is a direct Brussels - Amsterdam train. There are several train operators to choose from on this route, but we recommend traveling by a high-speed Thalys train, offering the best onboard amenities as well as incredibly short travel times.

How do I get from Brussels to Amsterdam by train?

Traveling between the cities on a train is very simple. First, you need to go to the Midi Station in Brussels. It’s located in the center of Brussels, so there shouldn’t be any problems finding nor reaching it. There you can take a direct train going to the capital of the Netherlands and find yourself at the Amsterdam Centraal Station in less than 2 hours.

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

A ride on a Thalys train is among the fastest ways to travel between spectacular Belgium and the mesmerizing Netherlands. The overall Brussels to Amsterdam train time is only 1 hour 50 minutes.

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Had a lovely trip from Brussels to Amsterdam, quick and comfortable travel option

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