From € 25

    Weekend getaway Brussels

    Citytrip to Brussels with Thalys or Intercity Brussels

    • From vanaf € 29* one-way-trip with Thalys
    • Within 2 hrs in the heart of Brussels
    • Travel quickly and in comfort
    • Directly from Amsterdam, Schiphol and Rotterdam
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    City break to Brussels

    Looking for the ideal destination for your next city break? By train, Brussels is less than two hours travelling from Amsterdam. The Belgian capital has it all: historic buildings, European institutions, pleasant shopping streets, fantastic museums and delicious restaurants. In short: Brussels is the ideal place to enjoy your city trip!

    Take the train to the heart of Brussels

    Do you also want to arrive well-rested at your city destination? Then travel by train for your weekend in Brussels. In less than two hours, you can travel directly from Amsterdam Central Station to Brussels, where you will get off at Brussels Zuid/Midi Station. Relax and enjoy comfortable seats, a beautiful view and arrive in the heart of Brussels. That way, you will have more energy for your city trip in Brussels!

    Walking around Brussel

    Walk through the Park of Brussels towards the imposing buildings of the European Parliament and the European Commission. Or wander through the historic city centre with its many beautiful buildings and charming streets with boutiques and terraces. Download the free walking route and discover the most beautiful spots of Brussels. The free city walk will show you that Brussels is more than just the Atomium, the Grand Place and Manneken Pis.
    Discover the walks in Brussels

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    Brussels is perfect for a culinary weekend

    Treat yourself in the city of chocolate, breweries and fantastic restaurants. During your city break to Brussels you must visit one of the dozens of Belgian chocolate shops that are dotted around the city. Or visit the chocolate museum. If you don't have a sweet tooth, Belgium is also known for its excellent Belgian beers. Be surprised by new flavours or visit a traditional brewery. Feel like dining out during your city break in Brussels?
    Read more about the best restaurants in Brussels here

    Visiting museums

    A city trip is incomplete without a visit to a fascinating museum. Travel through Europe's past at the House of European History or enjoy the visual arts at the Royal Museums of Fine Arts of Belgium.
    Read more about the 10 must-see museums in Brussels here

    Weekend getaway Brussels with children

    Are you planning a weekend getaway with the whole family? In Brussels, you will find several places that are fun for people of all ages.
    How about an exploration route at the Museum of Natural Sciences, where children search for dinosaur bones? Or visit the Brussels family park 'Bruparck' during your weekend getaway. There, you will find, for example, MINI-Europe, the large cinema complex Kinepolis and a large swimming paradise. And all of it right beside the Atomium! Read more about the best tips for a holiday in Brussels with children

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    Train and hotel package weekend city getaway Brussels

    Ready for a weekend in Brussels by train, but not yet sure where to stay? In cooperation with our partners, we offer great train and hotel packages. We will organise both train and hotel for your city break to Brussels. That way, you can enjoy your weekend away carefree.
    More tips on where to stay in Brussels

    Tips to book cheap traintickets

    General tips for getting the cheapest tickets

    • Book as early as possibly to have the most chance of getting the cheapest tickets.
    • Tickets for Thalys can be booked up to 4 months in advance.
    • Tickets for Intercity Brussels can be booked up to 4 months in advance. Up until 7 days before departure, book Early Bird tickets with a significant discount.
    • Book online to avoid booking fee.
    • For a weekend getaway, travel Sat-Sun-Mon instead of Fri-Sat-Sun.

    Tips to get the best rates

    Weekend getaway Brussels

    From € 25

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