Brussels to Amsterdam trains
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Take a train from Brussels to Amsterdam
Now that Thalys has become Eurostar, travelling to Amsterdam 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 Brussels to Amsterdam is the only way to travel.
High-speed train from Brussels to Amsterdam**
Located just a 15-minute walk from the city centre, Brussels Midi-Zuid is well-served by the city's buses, trams and metros. Inside, you'll find various food stands and restaurants, stores, newsagents, a ticket office, luggage storage and toilets.
We recommend that you arrive at the station 15 minutes before your train departure time.
On board a direct train from Brussels to Amsterdam
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 Amsterdam Centraal
Your train will arrive at Amsterdam Centraal Station, right in the heart of the city. The station is a stunning Gothic/Renaissance Revival building, designed by P.J.H. Cuypers, the same architect that developed the Rijksmuseum.
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 exit the station.
Amsterdam Centraal Station is well connected to the rest of the city by the tram network and is within walking distance from the popular Jordaan district, canal belt, and the old centre.
Frequently asked questions
For stress-free boarding, we recommend that you arrive 20 minutes before the scheduled departure time of your train.
Travelling from Brussels to Amsterdam takes 1hr 52mins.
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 Brussels and Amsterdam.
Check out our live timetable to see how often our trains travel from Brussels to Amsterdam.
Check our timetables for trains from Brussels to Amsterdam
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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.