From € 25

Train to Amsterdam

To Amsterdam by train

Quickly to the heart of Amsterdam

  • From € 29* one-way trip with Thalys
  • From € 25* one-way trip with Intercity Brussels
  • Travel time Brussels - Amsterdam 1.50 hours with Thalys
  • Thalys-Tip! Early booking = lowest prices

The advantages of travelling by train

  • Board directly, no check-ins
  • Arrival in the heart of town
  • No parking costs
  • Online no booking fee

  • Travel information

    Travel information Amsterdam

    Considering going by train to Amsterdam? Eager to visit the top tourist attractions and museums? To see the world-famous canals and historic houses? And to experience the unique atmosphere of this exciting cultural melting pot? Whether you're travelling for pleasure or for business, your best start is the NS International train to Amsterdam. While you relax or work, the railway comfortably takes you straight into Amsterdam’s city centre. From there, it’s up to you which direction you head for first.

    From the Randstad area you can travel quickly by train to Amsterdam. During your trip, you’ll have all you need to able to relax in our comfortable seats. You can choose to make the journey with Thalys or Intercity Brussels. Choose which train to Amsterdam meets your needs the best.
    Travel with Intercity Brussels Travel with Thalys
    No reservation required Fast and comfortable travel to Belgium
    Flexibility: easily take a train earlier or later Reserved seats
    Discount with your “NS abonnement” Early booking = lowest prices
    Early Bird tickets when you book in advance* Shortest travel time

  • Prices

    Prices train tickets Amsterdam

    There are different types of Thalys rates each with related prices. The prices of Intercity Brussels tickets are fixed and not dependent on the time of booking or availability of tickets. Even last-minute, you can travel for the same price!

    The price of Thalys depends on

    • The moment of booking - Early booking means lowest prices
    • Travel class - 1st or 2nd class
    • Flexibility - Regarding rebooking and cancellations

    Options flexibility Thalys


    • Bargain tickets
    • Limited rebooking
    • Subject to availability


    • Change possible
    • 50% refund
    • Sufficient available


    • Rebooking free of charge
    • Cancellation free of charge
    • Always available

    Prices Intercity Brussels from Brussels to Amsterdam*
    Flex rate Discount NS route Free travel NS route Flex rate Discount NS route Free travel NS route
    2nd class 1st class
    Enkele reis € 47,60 € 36,60 € 20,20 € 77,20 € 59,10 € 32,00
    Early bird week € 25,00 -- € 10,50 € 35 -- € 14,50
    Early bird weekend € 33,00 -- € 14,00 € 47,00 -- € 19,50

  • Lowest rates

    Book in advance and save money!

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

    General tips for getting the Thalys 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.

    General tips for getting the cheapest Intercity Brussels tickets

    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: tickets with a significant discount, especially when you travel on week days (Monday-Tuesday).

  • Practical information

    Practical information

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

    Thalys facilities

    We gladly inform you about all facilities on board Thalys so that you can make your journey more comfortable.

    View the itinerary planner

    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 the app

    Download our app so that you will be kept informed 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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* Listed from-prices to Amsterdam are based on one-way trips, 2nd class, from Brussels to Amsterdam (Early Bird). All rates are subject to applicable fare conditions.