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Brussels - Amsterdam
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Main stations in Brussels and Amsterdam
Brussels MidiOpening hours: Monday to Friday: 12am to 11:59pm
Saturday and Sunday: 12am to 11:59pm Trains operating in and from this station:
Intercity trains, Thalys, ICE and Eurostar
Rail agents, Assistance for disabled persons and junior travellers, Lost and found, Tourist Information Point, Toilets, Luggage storage, Wi-Fi Internet, ATM and Phone cabins.
Amsterdam CentraalOpening hours: Monday to Friday: 9am to 10pm
Saturday: 9am to 10pm
Sunday: 9am to 12am
Trains operating in and from this station:
International trains (Eurostar, Thalys, ICE), High speed trains, Intercity, CityNightLine, Regional trains
Rail agents, Assistance for disabled persons and junior travellers, Lost and found, Police station, Tourist Information Point, Toilets, Luggage storage, Wi-Fi Internet, ATM and Phone cabins.
Travel inspiration in Brussels and Amsterdam
Your travel by train from Brussels to Amsterdam
Travelling at high speed between France, the Netherlands, Belgium and Germany are the red Thalys trains. The distinctive modern trains are fast and comfortable offering internet access, refreshments and spacious cabins to relax and enjoy the journey. There are two levels of service on-board for passengers to choose from and both offer a superb way to travel the two hours between Brussels and Amsterdam.
Brussels Midi/Zuid station is just five minutes from the centre of this important European city. There are easy connections to other Thalys routes and international trains, the airport and public transport. Amsterdam Centraal is on the banks of the river Amstel and faces the city centre with the central square just a ten minute walk away. There are ferries, trams, buses, bikes and taxis all within a few steps of the station exit. Trains leave regularly for Schiphol Airport too.
Between Brussels and Amsterdam a point to point ticket is a good option but for travellers who want to explore further afield throughout The Netherlands and beyond, there are other rail passes available including a Eurail Select pass for travel in five bordering countries or regional passes like the Eurail Benelux-France pass.
Visit Amsterdam and discover other popular train journeys
Amsterdam is a city with many faces and visitors will enjoy exploring the pretty canals by boat or bike, stopping for coffee in friendly cafes or browsing boutique shops. The city has a fantastic host of museums on offer from the Rijksmuseum to the Van Gogh Museum or the house of Anne Frank. The River IJ is great to explore, taking a ferry to the north, the arty neighbourhoods and Film Museum.
From Amsterdam, why not explore the rest of the country by train - Rotterdam, The Hague, Utrecht? Or take the Thalys to Germany and see Berlin’s museums, or Belgium for Brussels and beer?
Reviews & ratings Brussels - Amsterdam
"Thalys Trip Brussels to Amster".
It was an excellent trip with helpful and courteous staff. The train maintained very good time and it was maintained well also. The best part was the WiFi on the train which helped me see mail and do some work too!!
"excellent train conncetion". 20/10/2013
Amsterdam CS is centrally located in the heart of Amsterdam, access to this station from any hotels in Amsterdam in convenient using the tram. Train schedule is very punctual and it is value for money if you were to book a first class cabin when the offer is not too far off from the price of normal cabin. Lunch is served for the first class cabin with wine and all the extra. It is a comfortable ride all the way to Brussel Midi station.
"Nice Trip"Alexandre c. 02/10/2013
I enjoyed my trip from Amsterdam to Brussels very much. The train was on schedule and it was very comfortable. The only aspect I did not like was the fact that we cannot choose our own seat and coach.