Fyra to Brussels
Due to a technical problem with the Fyra V250 train, NMBS and NS Hispeed have decided to temporarily suspend all services from Amsterdam to Brussels for an undetermined period of time. Passengers travelling to Antwerp and Brussels can travel with the high-speed Thalys train or regular Intercity and all-stations train servcies to Belgium.
From 11 March onwards there will be an extra Intercity service running directly from Den Haag Hollands Spoor to Brussels 8 times a day. In the weekends this service will terminate at Antwerp.
Alternative travel advice Amsterdam - Brussels
With Thalys to Antwerp and Brussels
With the Thalys it takes 1 hour and 51 minutes to travel over the high-speed track from Amsterdam Centraal via Rotterdam Centraal and Antwerpen Centraal to Brussel-Zuid. This makes the trip between Amsterdam and Brussels one-and-half hours faster than with Intercity trains.
A 2nd class, one-way ticket from Amsterdam to Brussels costs from € 29 to € 79, 1st class from € 49 to € 109. The amount of flexibility and availability determines the price of your ticket. Thalys tickets can be purchased 3 months before departure. The earlier you book, the lower the price.
More information about Thalys
With the regular train service or Intercity to Belgium
From Amsterdam, passengers can travel with the regular train services and Intercity services with two or three changeovers to Antwerp and Brussels. Depending on the time of departure, the journey will take between 3 and 3.5 hours. There is a fixed ticket price for a one-way or return ticket. A one-way 2nd class ticket between Amsterdam and Brussels costs € 36, 1st class € 58.40. Besides the regular ticket there are also discount ticket rates Super Day Return, Weekend Return and Youth Ticket.
More information about regular train services to Belgium