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The train from Amsterdam Zuid to Brussels usually takes 2 hours 5 minutes on average to travel 170 km, although the quickest services can take as little as 1 hour 47 minutes. You can expect to find 20 trains per day running on this popular route. As there aren't any direct services running between Amsterdam Zuid and Brussels, you'll need to make 1 change on your way to Brussels. You can choose to travel with Thalys, NS or SNCB to get to Brussels. As the main rail operators on this route, their trains offer modern comfortable seating and plenty of space for luggage as standard.
To help you get the best train deals, we'll highlight the cheapest train ticket prices from Amsterdam Zuid to Brussels in our Journey Planner. Just remember, the sooner you book your tickets, the more you'll save, as advance tickets start from $29.44.
Keep reading for more information about the train journey to Brussels, including FAQs, timetables with first and last train times and tips on booking cheap train tickets. If you're ready to book, just start a search for tickets with us today.
It takes an average of 2h 5m to travel from Amsterdam Zuid to Brussels by train, over a distance of around 106 miles (170 km). There are normally 20 trains per day traveling from Amsterdam Zuid to Brussels and tickets for this journey start from $29.44 when you book in advance.
From 1h 47m
106 miles (170 km)
20 trains per day
|Train and bus operators|
NS is the main railway operator in the Netherlands. It connects the four corners of the country with regional, medium-distance and high-speed trains. It's also possible for you to travel at night thanks to multi-line night trains, including Schiphol and Eindhoven airports. All trains are equipped with two comfort classes – First Class and Second Class.
Thalys is the railway company connecting four European countries – France, Belgium, the Netherlands and Germany. Thalys trains run at a speed of up to 186 mph (300 km/h) and have three comfort classes on all services called – Standard, Comfort and Premium (equivalent to the First Class, with access to the Thalys Lounge). All Thalys trains have a car restaurant (called Thalys Welcome Bar) and a free WiFi connection.
SNCB is the national railway company of Belgium, with services that include national (Intercity) and regional (Local) express trains. All SNCB trains come with both First Class and Second Class carriages. Belgium has one of the densest rail networks in the world. Seat reservations aren’t possible for any of the company's trains.
Standard is the perfect class for you if you’re after great value with no hidden extra costs. On board, you’ll find free WiFi, power outlets, a generous luggage allowance and snacks and drinks available from the Thalys Welcome Bar.
If you’d like to enjoy all of the amenities of Standard Class, as well as wider, more comfortable seating and a welcome from Thalys staff on the platform, then upgrade to Comfort!
Want to treat yourself? Upgrade to Premium and you’ll enjoy complimentary food and drinks, as well as access to the NS International Lounge at Amsterdam Centraal station.
Most of the train companies across Europe release their tickets around three to six months in advance, many of which can be cheaper the earlier you book. If you know the dates you want to travel, you may be able to find some cheaper train tickets from Amsterdam Zuid to Brussels by booking early.§
Many of the train services in Europe are also popular commuter services, lots of train companies increase ticket prices during “peak hours” (generally between 06:00 – 10:00 and 15:00 – 19:00 on weekdays). If you can, consider travelling outside of peak hours to find lower priced tickets.
On some of the busier routes, you might also have the option to take a slower or connecting train. It may take a little longer than some high-speed or direct services, but if you have a little extra time on your hands, you might find a cheaper fare. Plus, you'll have more time to enjoy the view of the countryside!
Take a look at our handy guides to find out when train operators release their special deals and offers to see if you can find cheap European train tickets for your journey.
For specific information about how to get your hands on cheap tickets, check out our European train tickets hub.
The average journey time by train between Amsterdam Zuid and Brussels is 2 hours and 5 minutes, with around 20 trains per day. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays, so use our Journey Planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.
The fastest journey time by train from Amsterdam Zuid to Brussels is 1 hour and 47 minutes.
Train tickets from Amsterdam Zuid to Brussels can start from as little as $29.44 when you book in advance and are usually more expensive when purchased on the day. Prices can also vary depending the time of day, route and class you book.
No, there are no direct train services from Amsterdam Zuid to Brussels. Travelling from Amsterdam Zuid to Brussels by train will require a minimum of 1 change.
The first train from Amsterdam Zuid to Brussels leaves at 06:21. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.
The last train from Amsterdam Zuid to Brussels leaves at 21:26. Trains that depart in the early morning hours or very late evening may be sleeper services, time and services may also vary during weekends and holidays.
Trains travelling from Amsterdam Zuid to Brussels cover a distance of around 106 miles (170 km) during the journey.