Trains Brussel Midi/Zuid (Main station) to Amsterdam Centraal (Main station)

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Brussel Midi/Zuid (Main station) to Amsterdam Centraal (Main station) train times
12:52 - 14:44 1 hour 52 minutes
direct train
12:52 - 15:35 2 hours 43 minutes
2 change(s)
13:52 - 15:44 1 hour 52 minutes
direct train
14:22 - 16:11 1 hour 49 minutes
direct train
14:45 - 17:35 2 hours 50 minutes
1 change(s)
14:49 - 17:35 2 hours 46 minutes
2 change(s)
Trains Brussel Midi/Zuid (Main station) to Amsterdam Centraal (Main station) - Facts 
  • Distance: 176 km
  • Fastest route: 1 hour 49 minutes 
  • Number of trains: 20 
  • Changes: 0 
  • First train: 05:02 
  • Last train: 21:02 
  • Trains operator(s): Thalys, Eurostar , NS
  • Fare range: €15 - €154 
  • From price: €14
Cheap train tickets from Brussel Midi/Zuid (Main station) to Amsterdam Centraal (Main station) !

Book your train journey from Brussel Midi/Zuid (Main station) to Amsterdam Centraal (Main station) in just 2 minutes - always the best price! The rates from Brussel Midi/Zuid (Main station) to Amsterdam Centraal (Main station) start from €14!

Every day 20 trains run between Brussel Midi/Zuid (Main station) and Amsterdam Centraal (Main station) . The distance is 176 kilometers and the fastest train journey takes 1 hour 49 minutes. 

The earlier you book, the cheaper train tickets are. Just before departure, train tickets can be three to ten times more expensive. For this route the price difference from early booking to just before departure is  €15 - €154.

Train times / timetable

Find all train times in Europe here: travel from Brussel Midi/Zuid (Main station) to Amsterdam Centraal (Main station) with Thalys, Eurostar , NS, the first train leaves at 05:02 and the last train at 21:02.

Train operators

Thalys


Thalys 
The Thalys is a high speed train running services from Paris to Cologne, Brussels, Antwerp, Rotterdam and Amsterdam. 

2nd class

  • Comfortable seats
  • Reservation included
  • Bistro coach where drinks, snacks and small meals are available for sale
  • Free wifi for holders 
  • Power sockets at all seats

1st class 

  • Comfortable seats with more leg room
  • Reservation included
  • Quiet atmosphere
  • Power points at all seats 
  • Free wifi 
  • A light cold meal served at your seat is included in the price
  • Use of the NS International lounges in Amsterdam, Rotterdam and Schiphol Airport. Holders of the Thalys
  • ThePass and TheCard can use the Thalys-lounges in Brussels, Paris and Cologne.

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Eurostar

2nd class

  • Comfortable seats
  • Reservation included
  • Bistro coach where drinks, snacks and small meals are available for sale
  • Free wifi on services operated by the new E320-trains between London and Paris
  • Power sockets in the new E320-trains and coaches 5 and 14 in the older trains
  • Check-in closes 30 minutes before departure

Standard Premier class 

  • Comfortable seats with more leg room
  • Reservation included
  • Quiet atmosphere
  • Power points at all seats 
  • Free wifi on services operated by the new E320-trains between London and Paris
  • A light cold meal served at your seat is included in the price
  • Check-in closes 30 minutes before departure

Business Premier Class 

  • Comfortable seats with more leg room
  • Reservation included
  • Quiet atmosphere
  • Power points at all seats 
  • Fully flexible tickets
  • Acces to the Business Premier lounges with free drinks, snacks and wifi
  • Free wifi on services operated by the new E320-trains between London and Paris
  • A warm three-course meal served at your seat is included in the price
  • Check-in closes 10 minutes before departure
Routes
More information 

NS


NS is the name of the national railways in the Netherlands. All major lines like Amsterdam to Utrecht, Schiphol to Amsterdam and Amsterdam to The Hague and Rotterdam are run by NS. 

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Brussel Midi/Zuid (Main station)

Railway Station Brussels 



The Thalys and the Intercity arrive and depart from Brussels Midi/Zuid, the main station in Brussels. From here also the Eurostar to London departs and the ICE and Thalys to Cologne and Frankfurt. You can also take from here domestic trains to Bruges, Ghent and Ypres. 



Other major stations in Brussels are Brussels Centraal and Brussels Schuman. Brussels Centraal is the best station to get off if you want to visit the old city centre. You can walk to the main square and fine restaurants. Brussels Schuman is the railway station for the European Parliament. 


<*>Wifi: no<*>Lockers: yes<*>Restaurants: yes<*>Parking: yes, paid

To the city centre


<*>Walking: 25 minutes<*>Bike: https://www.blue-bike.be/en<*>Trains: 9 minutes (walk from Brussel-Centraal) <*>Tram: -<*>Bus: -<*>Taxi: yes

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Amsterdam Centraal (Main station)

Railway station Amsterdam, Amsterdam Central

Amsterdam Centraal is the name of the main station in Amsterdam and is located in the centre. You can walk from the station to the canals, Dam Square and to other major attractions.

If you want to go to the Rijksmuseum or the Van Gogh museum which are located at the other side of the centre you can walk for of about 30 minutes, take a tram or the newly opened underground. You can also easily rent a bike. 

  • Wifi: yes, available throughout the station
  • Lockers: yes, available 24h
  • Restaurants: yes
  • Parking: yes, paid, but not recommended! (Park your car for free at Diemen or Halfweg station) 

To the city centre

  • Walking: 10 minutes (to the Dam, the central square) 
  • Bike: OV Bike
  • Subway:  2 minutes to the Rokin stop. It's superfast.
  • Tram: 10 minutes
  • Bus: don't take it. It's not going to the centre.
  • Taxi: yes. Including Uber.
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Frequently Asked Questions

How long does it take to travel from Brussel Midi/Zuid (Main station) to Amsterdam Centraal (Main station) ?
The average travel time between Brussel Midi/Zuid (Main station) and Amsterdam Centraal (Main station) is 1 hour 49 minutes. On average 20 trains per day run between Brussel Midi/Zuid (Main station) and Amsterdam Centraal (Main station) . The first train is leaving Brussel Midi/Zuid (Main station) at 05:02 and the last at 21:02. The prices for train tickets from Brussel Midi/Zuid (Main station) to Amsterdam Centraal (Main station) start from €14.

How much does it cost to take the train from Brussel Midi/Zuid (Main station) to Amsterdam Centraal (Main station) ?
The train fares for tickets from Brussel Midi/Zuid (Main station) to Amsterdam Centraal (Main station) start from €14. If you book early you have more chance to buy cheap train tickets from Brussel Midi/Zuid (Main station) to Amsterdam Centraal (Main station) . Sometimes tickets cost up to 4-5 times more just before departure than at the time the sales period starts.

How do I get from Brussel Midi/Zuid (Main station) to Amsterdam Centraal (Main station) ?
On average 20 trains per day run between Brussel Midi/Zuid (Main station) and Amsterdam Centraal (Main station) . The number of changes on this route is 0. Trains are one of the best ways to travel around Europe, they are fast, convenient and if you book on time there are often great deals. Fares for trains from Brussel Midi/Zuid (Main station) to Amsterdam Centraal (Main station) start from €14.

How long is the train ride from Brussel Midi/Zuid (Main station) to Amsterdam Centraal (Main station) ?
The average travel time between Brussel Midi/Zuid (Main station) and Amsterdam Centraal (Main station) is 1 hour 49 minutes. Every day 20 runs between Brussel Midi/Zuid (Main station) and Amsterdam Centraal (Main station) and the number of changes is 0. Train times can vary at any time of the day - check our rail planner for all the actual train times.

How far is Brussel Midi/Zuid (Main station) from Amsterdam Centraal (Main station) by train?
The distance between Brussel Midi/Zuid (Main station) and Amsterdam Centraal (Main station) is 176 kilometers. The average travel time is 1 hour 49 minutes and there are approximately 20 trains per day running between Brussel Midi/Zuid (Main station) and Amsterdam Centraal (Main station) . The first train leaves from Brussel Midi/Zuid (Main station) at 05:02 and the last one at 21:02.

Which trains run from Brussel Midi/Zuid (Main station) to Amsterdam Centraal (Main station) ?
The following railway companies operate on the route between Brussel Midi/Zuid (Main station) and Amsterdam Centraal (Main station) : Thalys, Eurostar , NS. The average travel time is 1 hour 49 minutes, the distance is 176 kilometers and fares start from €14.

How to buy cheap train tickets from Brussel Midi/Zuid (Main station) to Amsterdam Centraal (Main station) ?
Book your train tickets from Brussel Midi/Zuid (Main station) to Amsterdam Centraal (Main station) as early as possible - sometimes it saves 4-5 times than booking just before departure. If rail tickets between Brussel Midi/Zuid (Main station) and Amsterdam Centraal (Main station) are already available try to avoid peak times and / or travel on Tuesday or Thursday. Train tickets from Brussel Midi/Zuid (Main station) to Amsterdam Centraal (Main station) start from €14.

Do prices go down for trains Brussel Midi/Zuid (Main station) to Amsterdam Centraal (Main station) ?
Unfortunately, no - there are no last minutes. Train tickets from Brussel Midi/Zuid (Main station) to Amsterdam Centraal (Main station) only become more expensive the closer to departure time. The only way to purchase cheap train tickets is to book as early as possible. In general, it is more economical to travel between Brussel Midi/Zuid (Main station) and Amsterdam Centraal (Main station) on Tuesday or Thursday, avoid peak times and / or travel late in the morning or in the early afternoon.

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