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
- Comfortable seating
- Arrival in the heart of town
- No parking costs
- Online no booking fee
Travel information AmsterdamConsidering 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 train tickets AmsterdamThere 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
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 ticketsFor 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 informationTo make your trip that much easier, we have summed up certain practical issues for you.
Thalys facilitiesWe gladly inform you about all facilities on board Thalys so that you can make your journey more comfortable.
View the itinerary plannerPlease 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 appDownload our app so that you will be kept informed of the possible changes.
Free access to the loungesIf you have a 1st class ticket, you can enjoy a free drink at the NS International Lounge in Amsterdam, Schiphol Airport and Rotterdam.
Amsterdam Schiphol Airport
From all over the Netherlands NS provides regular services so that you can quickly and easily reach the airport.
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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.