The cheapest trains from Antwerp to Rotterdam

Showing times and prices for 18 Oct

Cheapest

£23

Average

£33

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

The average ticket from Antwerp to Rotterdam will cost around £ 33 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 23.

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08:44Antwerpen Centraal1h05 09:49Rotterdam Centraal
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£231One-way
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09:44Antwerpen Centraal1h05 10:49Rotterdam Centraal
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09:44Antwerpen Centraal1h02 10:46Rotterdam Centraal
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08:44Antwerpen Centraal1h02 09:46Rotterdam Centraal
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£231One-way
09:30Antwerpen Centraal0h32 10:02Rotterdam Centraal
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£541One-way

Timetable Antwerp to Rotterdam

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08:30Antwerpen Centraal0h32 09:02Rotterdam Centraal
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08:44Antwerpen Centraal1h05 09:49Rotterdam Centraal
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08:44Antwerpen Centraal1h02 09:46Rotterdam Centraal
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09:30Antwerpen Centraal0h32 10:02Rotterdam Centraal
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09:44Antwerpen Centraal1h05 10:49Rotterdam Centraal
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09:44Antwerpen Centraal1h02 10:46Rotterdam Centraal
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Sun
17 Oct
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£14Flixbus
Mon
18 Oct
£23SNCB | IC
£7Flixbus
Tue
19 Oct
£23SNCB | IC
£7Flixbus
Wed
20 Oct
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£9Flixbus
Thu
21 Oct
£23SNCB | IC
£5Flixbus
Fri
22 Oct
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£7Flixbus
Sat
23 Oct
£17SNCB
£7Flixbus
Sun
24 Oct
£16SNCB | IC
£7Flixbus
Mon
25 Oct
£12SNCB | IC
£5Flixbus
Tue
26 Oct
£12SNCB | IC
£5Flixbus
Wed
27 Oct
£12SNCB | IC
£5Flixbus
Thu
28 Oct
£12SNCB | IC
£5Flixbus
Fri
29 Oct
£16SNCB | IC
£7Flixbus
Sat
30 Oct
£16SNCB | IC
£7Flixbus
Sun
31 Oct
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£7Flixbus
Mon
1 Nov
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£7Flixbus
Tue
2 Nov
£12SNCB | IC
£5Flixbus
Wed
3 Nov
£12SNCB | IC
£5Flixbus
Thu
4 Nov
£12SNCB | IC
£5Flixbus
Fri
5 Nov
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£4Flixbus
Sat
6 Nov
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£6Flixbus

The fastest trains from Antwerp to Rotterdam

Showing times and prices for 18 Oct

Fastest Journey

32 m

Average

53 m

Trains per day

6

Distance

78 km

Of the 6 trains that leave Antwerp for Rotterdam every day 4 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct trains cover the 78 km distance in an average of 53 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 32 m .

The slowest trains will take 1 h 5 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.

Fastest
09:30Antwerpen Centraal0h32 10:02Rotterdam Centraal
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£541One-way
Fastest
08:30Antwerpen Centraal0h32 09:02Rotterdam Centraal
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£541One-way
09:44Antwerpen Centraal1h02 10:46Rotterdam Centraal
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£231One-way
08:44Antwerpen Centraal1h02 09:46Rotterdam Centraal
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£231One-way
08:44Antwerpen Centraal1h05 09:49Rotterdam Centraal
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£231One-way

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Train Information from Antwerp to Rotterdam

distanceDistance48 miles (78 km)
durationAverage train duration1 h 2 min
priceAverage train ticket price£21 (€24)
frequencyTrain frequency12 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 12 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesSNCB | IC, SNCB or Thalys

Trains from Antwerp to Rotterdam cover the 48 miles (78 km) long journey taking on average 1 h 2 min with our travel partners like SNCB | IC, SNCB or Thalys. Normally, there are 12 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around £21, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £17. Travellers depart most frequently from Antwerp and arrive in Rotterdam Centraal.

Train companies

Train from Antwerp to Rotterdam with SNCB and Thalys

Travel between Antwerp and Rotterdam from £17 with Omio’s train partners SNCB and Thalys! You can find the best timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the most affordable journey for you.

SNCB
Thalys

SNCB is Belgium's main train company and offers First class or Second class tickets for your train between Antwerp and Rotterdam.

If you're looking for cheap SNCB tickets from Antwerp to Rotterdam, check out Omio! With one-way Antwerp to Rotterdam train ticket prices starting as low as £17 when you book in advance, we'll help you get to Rotterdam from Antwerp by showing you the latest SNCB offers, train timetables and tickets for this 48 miles (78 km) route. You can also review relevant ticket information for each class fare available on this trip, such as luggage policy and amenities offered onboard with SNCB. If you search for SNCB tickets between Antwerp and Rotterdam in the Omio app, you can quickly see if they are mobile tickets so that you can go paperless when taking the train. Whether you're looking for the cheapest, fastest or earliest train between Antwerp and Rotterdam on offer, Omio makes it easier than ever for you to find that perfect train with SNCB so you can enjoy a smooth and comfortable journey.

    SNCB has updated its ticket policies due to the coronavirus. Keep these in mind when booking your SNCB tickets from Antwerp to Rotterdam and when travelling by train:

    • Normal conditions apply
    • Cashless payments recommended
    • Online booking and check-in recommended

    Thalys trains from Antwerp to Rotterdam

    The Thalys is a high-speed train in France which travels to over 17 cities throughout Europe, making it a very handy railway company to take if you’re looking to explore several European countries in one. The Thalys train map connects several destinations in France—the most popular being the Thalys train from Paris to Brussels and onwards to Cologne or Amsterdam. Picking up cheap Thalys tickets is easy in the app; just book Ticketless Journeys in advance or add discount cards to get deals on your next trip to France.

    Thalys Standard, Thalys Comfort or Thalys Premium fare types are available; you to compare prices for high-speed trains from Antwerp to Rotterdam on Omio. The differences between each class is WiFi speed, seat comfort and more quiet zones. With Premium tickets you get served a meal and drinks throughout the journey with access to the Thalys lounge and newspapers. Pick up a cheap Thalys ticket by travelling during off-peak, mid-week hours and by planning in advance. The cheapest day to travel by train on tends to be on a Tuesday or Wednesday.

    By booking your train from Antwerp to Rotterdam with Omio, you can pay in GBP and receive travel updates in English, so if your Thalys train is cancelled, Omio will suggest alternatives—we are with you all the way.


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    Thalys Trains from Antwerp to Cologne

    The Thalys is a high-speed railroad company in France connecting the France to the rest of Europe and beyond. Perfect for multi-city train journeys in Europe.

    When planning trips to Thalys destinations, consider checking back for offers on train tickets. Speak to the Customer Care team at the Omio help centre for cancellations or changes to your ticket from Antwerp to Cologne.

    Travel Tips

    Trains from Antwerp to Rotterdam
    Travel by train to Rotterdam easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Antwerp to Rotterdam.
    FAQs
    Is cross-border travel by train between Antwerp, Belgium and Rotterdam, Netherlands allowed?

    Travel between Antwerp, Belgium and Rotterdam, Netherlands by train is: Partially open.

    Can I enter Netherlands from Belgium?

    International entry status: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Belgium

    Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Netherlands from Antwerp?

    Conditions of entry:

    • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
    • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
    • Health declaration required

    What are the safety rules to follow in Rotterdam, Netherlands?

    All travellers in Netherlands must observe these coronavirus safety measures:

    • Physical distance: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
    • Face mask: Mandatory

    The information above was last checked on 17/10/2021. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train from Antwerp to Rotterdam as this information can change.

    What are the COVID-19 restrictions for my return trip to Belgium from Rotterdam, Netherlands?

    The restriction level for your return train to Antwerp, Belgium from Rotterdam is: Fully open.

    Is my return train into Antwerp from Rotterdam restricted?

    International entry is allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Netherlands

    Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Belgium from Rotterdam?

    Conditions of reentry:

    • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
    • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing

    What are the safety rules to follow in Antwerp, Belgium?

    The government of Belgium has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

    • Social distancing required: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
    • Face mask required: Mandatory

    Last checked on 17/10/2021. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Antwerp from Rotterdam closer to your date of departure here.

    How much does a cheap train to Rotterdam from Antwerp cost?
    You can find a cheap train from Antwerp to Rotterdam for some dates and times for as low as £17  one way in the next 7 days.
    What is the cost of a train ticket from Antwerp to Rotterdam on average?
    In the next 7 days you’ll find that the average cost of a train ticket between Antwerp and Rotterdam is £21  one way.
    What is the distance from Antwerp to Rotterdam by train?
    When travelling this route you should expect the distance between Antwerp and Rotterdam via train to be approximately 48 miles (78 km).
    How long does it take from Antwerp to Rotterdam by train?
    While the time it takes to travel 48 miles (78 km) from Antwerp to Rotterdam can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays, the train duration from Antwerp to Rotterdam is on average 1 h 2 min.
    Which train station in Antwerp goes to Rotterdam? Which train station do I come into Rotterdam from Antwerp?

    When departing from Antwerp, you have various train station options to start your journey from including Antwerp and Antwerp, Berchem Driekoningen. When arriving in Rotterdam, you can end your journey in train stations like Rotterdam Centraal, Rotterdam Central Station and Rotterdam Noord.

    Omio customers book a train from Antwerp   to Rotterdam Centraal   most frequently for this route.

    Where is the Antwerp train station located? Where is the Rotterdam train station located?

    The most popular departure train station with passengers for this trip, called Antwerp, is located 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city centre of Antwerp.

    The most popular arrival train station, Rotterdam Centraal, is located 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from the city centre of Rotterdam.

    What train companies go from Antwerp to Rotterdam?
    When taking a train from Antwerp to Rotterdam, you can count on SNCB | IC, SNCB or Thalys for the best way to get you to Rotterdam. You can also check all possible train companies who offer a service from Antwerp to Rotterdam and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
    Are there any Antwerp to Rotterdam direct trains?
    Yes, there are 12 direct trains per day from Antwerp to Rotterdam with Thalys or SNCB | IC, and you won’t need to change in between. Direct train services tend to offer more convenience and save you time when travelling to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to before you book your train ticket.
    How many train services per day are there from Antwerp to Rotterdam?
    On average, there are 12 trains a day from Antwerp to Rotterdam. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
    What are the first and last departure train times from Antwerp to Rotterdam?
    You can take the first train from Antwerp to Rotterdam at 06: 44   or take the last train from Antwerp to Rotterdam leaving at 09: 44. Look for the latest Antwerp Rotterdam train times on Omio and book the best time to take the train for this trip.
    How far in advance should I buy a train ticket to Rotterdam from Antwerp to get the best deals?
    You can find a train from Antwerp to Rotterdam to cost on average £21 one way if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend buying train tickets in advance to score the best deals and save money on your trip. You’ll see tickets for the Antwerp to Rotterdam train generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.

    Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

    Antwerp
    Rotterdam
    Antwerp is the most popular Antwerp railway station for Omio travellers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Antwerp for your journey to Rotterdam.