The cheapest trains from Brussels to Rotterdam

Showing times and prices for 18 Oct

Cheapest

£32

Average

£41

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 Brussels to Rotterdam will cost around £ 41 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 32.

Cheapest
09:45Brussels-Midi2h04 11:49Rotterdam Centraal
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£321One-way
Cheapest
10:45Brussels-Midi2h01 12:46Rotterdam Centraal
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£321One-way
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10:45Brussels-Midi2h04 12:49Rotterdam Centraal
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£321One-way
Cheapest
10:49Brussels-Midi2h00 12:49Rotterdam Centraal
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£321One-way
Cheapest
08:45Brussels-Midi2h04 10:49Rotterdam Centraal
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£321One-way

Timetable Brussels to Rotterdam

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08:45Brussels-Midi2h04 10:49Rotterdam Centraal
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08:52Brussels-Midi1h10 10:02Rotterdam Centraal
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09:45Brussels-Midi2h04 11:49Rotterdam Centraal
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09:52Brussels-Midi1h10 11:02Rotterdam Centraal
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10:45Brussels-Midi2h01 12:46Rotterdam Centraal
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10:45Brussels-Midi2h04 12:49Rotterdam Centraal
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10:49Brussels-Midi2h00 12:49Rotterdam Centraal
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COMPARE Prices across different modes

Sun
17 Oct
£43Thalys
£17BlaBlaCar Bus
Mon
18 Oct
£32SNCB | IC
£11Flixbus
Tue
19 Oct
£32SNCB | IC
£9Flixbus
Wed
20 Oct
£32SNCB | IC
£11Flixbus
Thu
21 Oct
£32SNCB | IC
£9Flixbus
Fri
22 Oct
£32SNCB | IC
£11BlaBlaCar Bus
Sat
23 Oct
£31Thalys
£9Flixbus
Sun
24 Oct
£22SNCB | IC
£11Flixbus
Mon
25 Oct
£17SNCB | IC
£9Flixbus
Tue
26 Oct
£17SNCB | IC
£7Flixbus
Wed
27 Oct
£17SNCB | IC
£7Flixbus
Thu
28 Oct
£17SNCB | IC
£7Flixbus
Fri
29 Oct
£22SNCB | IC
£9Flixbus
Sat
30 Oct
£22SNCB | IC
£10Flixbus
Sun
31 Oct
£22SNCB | IC
£9Flixbus
Mon
1 Nov
£17SNCB | IC
£8BlaBlaCar Bus
Tue
2 Nov
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£9Flixbus
Wed
3 Nov
£17SNCB | IC
£6Flixbus
Thu
4 Nov
£17SNCB | IC
£6Flixbus
Fri
5 Nov
£22SNCB | IC
£8BlaBlaCar Bus
Sat
6 Nov
£22SNCB | IC
£6Flixbus

The fastest trains from Brussels to Rotterdam

Showing times and prices for 18 Oct

Fastest Journey

1 h 10 m

Average

1 h 47 m

Trains per day

7

Distance

120 km

Of the 7 trains that leave Brussels for Rotterdam every day 5 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct trains cover the 120 km distance in an average of 1 h 47 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 1 h 10 m .

The slowest trains will take 2 h 4 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
08:52Brussels-Midi1h10 10:02Rotterdam Centraal
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£631One-way
Fastest
09:52Brussels-Midi1h10 11:02Rotterdam Centraal
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£631One-way
10:49Brussels-Midi2h00 12:49Rotterdam Centraal
1 changes
£321One-way
10:45Brussels-Midi2h01 12:46Rotterdam Centraal
1 changes
£321One-way
09:45Brussels-Midi2h04 11:49Rotterdam Centraal
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£321One-way

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Train Information from Brussels to Rotterdam

distanceDistance74 miles (119 km)
durationAverage train duration2 h 4 min
priceAverage train ticket price£34 (€38)
frequencyTrain frequency7 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 7 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersSNCB | IC, Thalys or Eurostar

Trains from Brussels to Rotterdam cover the 74 miles (119 km) long trip taking on average 2 h 4 min with our travel partners like SNCB | IC, Thalys or Eurostar. Normally, there are 7 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as £31, but the average price of train tickets is £34. Travellers depart most frequently from Bruxelles-Midi and arrive in Rotterdam Centraal.

Train companies

Brussels to Rotterdam with Thalys and Eurostar

Buy your official Thalys and Eurostar train tickets from Brussels to Rotterdam from £31 with Omio. Find train times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies to compare and book the most convenient journey.

Thalys
Eurostar

Thalys is a French-Belgian high-speed train company that connects the main capital cities. For your next train between Brussels and Rotterdam with Thalys, you can choose from these different ticket fares: Standard Mini, Standard, Comfort and Premium.

If you're looking for cheap Thalys tickets from Brussels to Rotterdam, check out Omio! With one-way Brussels to Rotterdam train ticket prices starting as low as £31 when you book in advance, we'll help you get to Rotterdam from Brussels by showing you the latest Thalys offers, train timetables and tickets for this 74 miles (119 km) route. You can also review relevant ticket information for each class fare available on this route, such as luggage policy and amenities offered onboard with Thalys. If you search for Thalys tickets between Brussels 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 from Brussels to Rotterdam on offer, Omio makes it easier than ever for you to find that perfect train with Thalys so you can enjoy a smooth and comfortable journey.

  • Average Price: £31

Thalys 's current ticket policies due to COVID-19 for your train between Brussels and Rotterdam are the following:

  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended
  • Pre-reservation / seat allocation
  • Verification of ticket with valid ID
  • Exceptions to waive change or cancellation fees policy
  • If a ticket is nonrefundable, a Thalys e-voucher can still be issued for a 15€ fee to passengers requesting a refund up to 30 days after the departure date.

Travel Tips

Trains from Brussels 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 Brussels to Rotterdam.
FAQs
What COVID-19 travel safety information and restrictions should I be aware of for my train to Rotterdam from Brussels?

Travel between Brussels, 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 Brussels?

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 Brussels to Rotterdam as this information can change.

What COVID restrictions are there for my return journey by train to Brussels, Belgium from Rotterdam, Netherlands?

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

Is my return train into Brussels 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 Brussels, 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 Brussels from Rotterdam closer to your date of departure here.

What is the cost of cheap trains from Brussels to Rotterdam?
Omio customers have found cheap train tickets to Rotterdam from Brussels for as low as £31  for the next 7 days.
How much is a train ticket from Brussels to Rotterdam?
If you are looking to purchase your train ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Brussels to Rotterdam train to cost on average £34  one way.
What is the distance to Rotterdam from Brussels via train?
The distance to Rotterdam from Brussels by train is approximately 74 miles (119 km).
How long does it take from Brussels to Rotterdam by train?
On average the train from Brussels to Rotterdam duration is 2 h 4 min  for the 74 miles (119 km) long trip, but the travel time can vary if you depart on weekends and holidays.
Which train station from Brussels to Rotterdam do I depart from? Which Rotterdam train station from Brussels do I arrive in?

There are a few train stations in Brussels to start your route from including Bruxelles-Midi, Bruxelles-Central and Brussels-Nord. In Rotterdam you have a few train station options to choose from for your arrival including Rotterdam Centraal, Rotterdam Central Station and Rotterdam Noord.

Omio customers travelling this route depart most frequently from Bruxelles-Midi   and arrive in Rotterdam Centraal.

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

You can find the most popular departure train station for this journey, Bruxelles-Midi, located approximately 1 mile (s) / 1 km from the city centre of Brussels. The most popular arrival train station in Rotterdam, called Rotterdam Centraal, is located around 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from its city centre.

Which train providers can take me to Rotterdam from Brussels?
For the best Brussels to Rotterdam train to buy, you can travel safely and comfortably with SNCB | IC, Thalys or Eurostar. However, it's always good to check all possible train companies with services from Brussels to Rotterdam to compare what amenities they may offer.
How many train services are there to Rotterdam from Brussels a day?
On average, there are 7 trains a day from Brussels to Rotterdam. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
When is the earliest train from Brussels to Rotterdam? When is the last train from Brussels to Rotterdam?
The first Brussels to Rotterdam train departs at 06: 16   and the last train from Brussels to Rotterdam leaves at 09: 49. Check out the most up-to-date Brussels to Rotterdam train times on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.
When should I book Brussels Rotterdam train tickets to score the best deals?
The price of a one way train ticket from Brussels to Rotterdam is on average £34 if you buy within the next 7 days. But we recommend booking tickets before your planned travel date to find the best prices for trains from all possible train providers offering this route. In general, you can find train tickets between Brussels and Rotterdam available a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Brussels
Rotterdam
Bruxelles-Midi is the most popular Brussels 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 Brussels for your journey to Rotterdam.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxiTaxi
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket office hours
Mon - Sun: 06: 15 - 22: 00
Connections to/from station
Train lines: IC, Intercity Direct 9200, RER (S1, S2, S3, S6, S8, S10)
Metro lines: 1, 5