Amsterdam to Brussels trains
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Take a train from Amsterdam to Brussels
Now that Thalys has become Eurostar, travelling to Brussels is easier than ever. Go direct from city centre to city centre in just 1hr 52mins. And whether you’re going for work or play, we’ll get you there feeling relaxed and rested. Read on to discover why taking Eurostar from Amsterdam to Brussels is the only way to travel.
High-speed train from Amsterdam to Brussels**
Amsterdam Centraal station is a stunning Gothic/Renaissance Revival building in the centre of the city. It’s well connected by public transport links including trams, buses, and metro services.
When you arrive at the station, please be sure to keep your ticket handy as you’ll need to scan it at the NS ticket gates to enter the station.
We recommend that you arrive at the station 15 minutes before your train's departure time. You’ll find plenty of shops and restaurants at Amsterdam Centraal to keep you occupied before you jump on one of our Eurostar trains.
On board a direct train from Amsterdam to Brussels
Travelling with Eurostar is simple, affordable and relaxing. You can bring two bags and one piece of hand luggage for no extra charge. There are no weight limits, but please ensure you can carry all items of luggage safely. Find out more about our luggage allowances.
Our trains come with free and fast onboard wi-fi, so you can email, tweet and post all the way to your destination. You’ll find power sockets at your seat, so you can stay charged up while you relax.
If you find yourself feeling peckish, you can enjoy a range of hot and cold drinks and sweet and savoury snacks at Eurostar Café. And if you’re travelling in Premium, you’ll be served delicious meals at your seat. Find out more about our food on board.
Arriving at Brussels-Midi/Zuid
Eurostar trains arrive in the centre of town at Brussels-Midi/Zuid station. On arrival, you’ve plenty of choice of public transport with STIB trams and metros, and the De Lijn or Tec bus networks.
Alternatively, hop in a taxi or, if you’re feeling adventurous, why not walk, it’s only about 20 minutes to some of the best shopping areas in town.
Frequently asked questions
For stress-free boarding, we recommend that you arrive 20 minutes before the scheduled departure time of your train.
Travelling from Amsterdam to Brussels takes 1h 52 min.
Ticket prices start from €29.
Your allowance includes two items of luggage (max. 75 x 53 x 30 cm) and one item of hand luggage. There’s no weight limit, but you should be able to carry all your bags and store them in our dedicated areas.
We have a range of onboard services that are sure to help make your journey even more enjoyable. You can connect to our wi-fi using our portal Eurostar Onboard and recharge your batteries with power sockets at each seat. Feeling peckish? Choose from a range of light bites and cold and hot drinks from Eurostar Café.
You can choose between Standard, Comfort and Premium travel classes on our trains between Amsterdam and Brussels.
Check out our live timetable to see how often our trains travel from Amsterdam to Brussels.
Check our timetables for trains from Amsterdam to Brussels
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Terms and conditions
*Price for tickets in Standard class for one way journey made on Eurostar to/from Brussels Midi/Zuid, Antwerpen Centraal, Liège Guillemins, Rotterdam Centraal, Schiphol Airport, Amsterdam Centraal. Subject to availability.
**Tickets available for journeys in Standard, Comfort and Premium made on Eurostar to/from Brussels Midi/Zuid, Antwerpen Centraal, Liège Guillemins, Rotterdam Centraal, Schiphol Airport, Amsterdam Centraal. Subject to availability.
Standard and Comfort fare tickets are:
Exchangeable at no extra fee until up to 7 days before the departure time, after which they are exchangeable for a fee of €15 up until departure time. They are not exchangeable after the train has departed.
100% refundable at no extra fee until up to 7 days before the departure time, after which they are no longer refundable.
Premium fare tickets are:
Exchangeable at no extra fee until up to 1 hour after the departure time, after which they are no longer exchangeable.
100% refundable until up to 1 hour after the departure time, after which they are no longer refundable.