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From € 25

To Brussels by train

By Thalys and Intercity Brussels

Quickly to the heart of Brussels

  • From € 25 one-way trip with Intercity Brussels
  • From € 29 one-way trip with Thalys
  • Travel time Amsterdam - Brussels 1.53 hours with Thalys
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The earlier you book, the lower the price. The lowest fare from Amsterdam to Brussels is € 25 with Intercity Brussels. These cheap tickets are for sale up to 7 days before departure.
For Thalys, the earlier you book, the lower the price. If the € 29 and € 27 tickets have run out on a particular time and day, the price will increase incremental to between € 73 and € 82. You pay extra if you want a flexible ticket.

Book in advance and save money

Do you want to and can you book far in advance? Then choose the ticket with the lowest fare. The best rate for the price-conscious travellers. Please note: you will not be able to cancel or rebook the ticket. If you want more flexibility, choose another rate.

General tips for getting the cheapest tickets

  • Book as early as possibly to have the most chance of getting the cheapest tickets.
  • Travelling in the evening is often cheaper.
  • For a weekend getaway, travel Sat-Sun-Mon instead of Fri-Sat-Sun.
  • Book online to avoid booking fee.

Tips to get the best rates

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Intercity Brussels runs 16 times a day to Brussels-South v.v. and stops in Brussels Central and Brussels-Airport Zaventem.
Tickets issued from or to Brussels-South-Midi are also valid in the regular trains from or to the stations in the Brussels zone.
Which stations belong to Brussels zone?

Prices train tickets Brussels

The prices of train tickets for Intercity Brussels depend on the departure and arrival station and the time of booking and traveling. Your ticket will give you access to every train on the chosen day of departure. Book at least 7 days before departure and you will travel for the best price anywhere in Belgium. The prices of Thalys and Eurostar are dependent on the time of booking and availability of tickets.

Prices Intercity Brussels route Amsterdam - Brussels

Flex rate Discount NS route Free travel NS route Flex rate Discount NS route Free travel NS route
2nd class 1st class
One-way € 49 € 37,70 € 20,80 € 77,80 € 59,40 € 31,80
Early Bird week € 25 € 10,50 € 35 € 14,50
Early Bird weekend € 33 € 14,00 € 47 € 19,50

The price of Intercity Brussels is based on kilometres – if you depart form a station that is closer to Brussels, then the trip is cheaper.

The price depends on

Options flexibility Thalys

Standard
  • Bargain tickets
  • Limited rebooking
  • Subject to availability
Comfort
  • Change possible
  • 50% refund
  • Sufficient available
Premium
  • Rebooking free of charge
  • Cancellation free of charge
  • Always available
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Find out everything about Thalys rates here

Prices Eurostar

Standard, one-way
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Amsterdam - Brussels € 27 Content Content Content
Rotterdam - Brussels € 20 Content Content Content

Book in advance and save money

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For Intercity Brussels you can buy tickets from 120 days before departure. Up until 7 days before departure, you are able to buy our Early Bird tickets with a significant discount, especially when you travel on week days (Monday-Tuesday).

Brussels Card

Are you planning to visit many museums and attractions in Brussels? Perhaps the Brussels Card is for you. If you buy this card, you will not need to pay admission to various museums and benefit from attractive discounts for attractions, tours, shops, restaurants and bars. For an extra charge, you can also get unlimited access to public transportation in Brussels. Find out more about Brussels Card

Facilities

We gladly inform you about all the facilities on board.
Intercity Brussels facilitiesThalys facilitiesEurostar facilities

My Thalys World

My Thalys World is a loyalty programme for frequent travellers that allows you to earn points by travelling.
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    *Listed from-prices are based on tickets from Amsterdam Central Station. The price of Intercity Brussels is based on kilometres – if you depart form a station that is closer to Brussels, then the trip is cheaper.