Eurostar is the exclusive high-speed train service that links London to Paris, Brussels, Amsterdam and the rest of Europe at speeds of up to 320km/h. All Eurostar trains have modern, comfortable facilities, plenty of room for luggage, and onboard food and beverage car. There are three comfort classes on offer – Standard, Standard Premier (equivalent to Premium Economy, with light refreshments served), and Business Premier (equivalent to First or Business Class, with flexible travel options, priority boarding, lounge access and delicious food and drink included).
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 300km/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.
Train tickets from Amsterdam-Centraal to Brussels start at €25.00 if purchased from 3 to 6 months in advance. Prices for train journeys from Amsterdam-Centraal to Brussels start at €57.17 when you book at least 28 days in advance.* Tickets usually go on sale 3 months in advance, yet in some rare cases this can be up to 6 months. For more precise information on when you can book your tickets or whether there are any promotional sales, click here.
The average journey time between Amsterdam-Centraal and Brussels is 2 hours and 7 minutes and the fastest journey time is 1 hour and 50 minutes. On an average weekday, there are 30 trains per day travelling from Amsterdam-Centraal to Brussels. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use our journey planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.
The first train from Amsterdam-Centraal to Brussels departs at 06:17. The last train from Amsterdam-Centraal to Brussels departs at 21:22. Trains that depart in the early morning hours or very late evening may be sleeper services. Alternatively, some popular routes may run throughout the night at a reduced frequency. There may also be less services on weekends and holidays; use our journey planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.
Yes, it is possible to travel from Amsterdam-Centraal to Brussels without having to change trains. There are 26 direct trains from Amsterdam-Centraal to Brussels. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.
By train, of course. See trains from Brussels to Amsterdam-Centraal.