From € 25

Train to Brussels region

With Thalys or Intercity Brussels

Quickly to the Brussels region

  • From € 29 one way trip with Thalys
  • From € 25 one way trip with Intercity Brussels
  • Travel time 1.53 hrs with Thalys
  • Tip! Early booking = lowest prices
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Travel information Brussels region

There is plenty to experience in the Brussels region and with the train you'll be there in no time! You can travel with Thalys or Intercity Brussels. In Brussels your can catch a domestic train to various destinations in the region. Choose which train to the Brussels region meets your needs the best.

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*You can book a early bird ticket up to 3 days before the travel date, limited availability.

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For a complete travel itinerary, consult our itinerary planner.

Prices train tickets the Brussels region

There are different types of Thalys rates each with related prices. Train ticket prices for Intercity Brussels depend on the time of booking and travel. Book at least 3 days before departure and you will travel for the best price anywhere in Belgium. The availability is limited.

Price examples Brussels region

  • To Brussels Central: from € 25 (Early bird tarief)
  • To Tienen: from € 31 (Early bird tarief)
  • To Brussels Airport - Zaventem: from € 31* (Early bird tarief)
  • To Aalst: from € 29 (Early bird tarief)

* Includes Brussels Airport Supplement

Book in advance and save money

Thalys tickets can be booked up to 4 months in advance.

For Intercity Brussels you can buy tickets from 180 days before departure. Up until 3 days before departure, you are able to buy our Early Bird tickets: tickets with a significant discount. The availability is limited.

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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The price depends on

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

Practical information

To make your trip that much easier, we have summed up certain practical issues for you.

Itinerary planner and app

Please keep in mind that there could be delays or engineering works and check your trip with the itinerary planner. That way, you will never get an unpleasant surprise!
Download our app so that you will be kept informed during your trip of the possible changes.

Free access to the lounges

If you have a 1st class ticket, you can enjoy a free drink at the NS International Lounge in Amsterdam, Schiphol Airport and Rotterdam.

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Book your ticket from the nearest station

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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.