The intercity trains we took between Amsterdam and Brugge and then Brugge to Brussels were really nice, smooth, and comfortable rides. As with premier trains, these trains have first and second class. I had a railpass, so I don’t know the cost difference between the two. On Premier trains like the Thalys, meals are served by an attendant, much like on an airplane. Not so on these regional trains. A steward did come by with a drink cart, soft drinks, juice, and coffee, but no food. We were in first class, so I’m not sure if there was a bar/snack car.
On the 3-hour ride from Amsterdam to Brugge, we had to change trains in Antwerp. Changing trains was effortless, and the platforms/tracks were well...Read More