Celebrate New Year's Eve in Brussels
One of the main attractions of Brussels is the Grote Markt that goes back to the 11th century. And it is in this historic place that everyone in Brussels come together on New Year's Eve.You won't experience such a festive New Year's Eve often!
With Thalys to Brussels
Fourteen times a day Thalys can bring you from Amsterdam to Brussels in 1 hours and 51 minutes. You can also board the train at Schiphol or Rotterdam. You can book a one-way ticket for Thalys from € 29. The sooner you book, the lower the price. View your itinerary using the international itinerary planner.
With Intercity Brussels to Brussels
From € 25 per one-way trip you can travel with the international Intercity from Amsterdam to Brussels. These cheap tickets are for sale up to 7 days before departure. Intercity Brussels runs from Amsterdam via Schiphol, The Hague HS, Rotterdam CS and Breda to Brussels 16 times a day.
Overview travel times Intercity Brussels
|Route||Travel time||Change trains|
|Amsterdam - Brussels||3:21||0|
|Schiphol - Brussels||3:06||0|
|Rotterdam - Brussels||2:06||0|
|Utrecht - Brussels||2:57||1|
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||€ 25,00||--||€ 10,50||€ 35||--||€ 14,50|
|Early bird weekend||€ 33,00||--||€ 14,00||€ 47,00||--||€ 19,50|
*Early Bird can be booked up to 7 days before departure. 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.
What else can you do?
Brussels is a great city for a extended weekend getaway on New Year's. During the festive season, the capital of Europe, is even more charming with a Christmas market that includes a large ice rink, a sound and light show on the Grote Markt and of course plenty of visitors from all over the world who come to enjoy the Burgundian lifestyle.