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Train Information between Rotterdam and Bruges

distanceDistance73 miles (117 km)
durationAverage train duration3 h 2 min
priceAverage train ticket price£36 (€41)
frequencyTrain frequency10 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 10 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersNS International, Thalys, Eurostar or NS International | IC

Trains from Rotterdam to Bruges cover the 73 miles (117 km) long journey taking on average 3 h 2 min with our travel partners like NS International, Thalys, Eurostar or NS International | IC. Normally, there are 10 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as £19, but the average price of train tickets is £36. Travellers depart most frequently from Rotterdam Centraal and arrive in Brugge.

Train companies

Train between Rotterdam and Bruges with Thalys and Eurostar

Thalys and Eurostar trains will get you between Rotterdam and Bruges from £19. With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best train times and tickets for your trip.

Thalys
Eurostar

Omio helps you find the perfect Rotterdam - Bruges train with Thalys. Whether you are searching for the fastest, earliest or cheapest train between Rotterdam and Bruges, Omio shows you Thalys’s current train timetables, tickets, prices and other travel information (such as baggage allowance and amenities onboard) to help you find the best train ticket for your upcoming Rotterdam to Bruges trip. You can expect to travel around 73 miles (117 km) from Rotterdam to Bruges on a train with Thalys. Once you are ready, buy your one-way Thalys tickets between Rotterdam and Bruges starting as low as £69 if you book in advance. If you use the Omio app to book your ticket, you can check straight away to see if it's a mobile ticket so that you can go paperless when travelling by train instead of purchasing tickets at the train station in person. So, book your tickets with ease and comfort online and enjoy a smooth journey with Thalys!

When you buy your Thalys train tickets from Rotterdam to Bruges don't forget to keep the following COVID-19 related policies in mind:

  • 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 Rotterdam to Bruges
Travel by train to Bruges 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 Rotterdam to Bruges.
FAQs
Am I allowed to travel by train from Rotterdam, Netherlands to Bruges, Belgium?

Travel by train between Rotterdam, Netherlands and Bruges, Belgium is: Fully open.

Is international entry into Bruges 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?

Entry Requirements:

  • 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 Bruges, Belgium?

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

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

The above information was last checked on 20/10/2021. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Bruges from Rotterdam closer to your date of departure here.

What restrictions are there on reentering Netherlands from Bruges, Belgium?

The restriction level for your return train to Rotterdam, Netherlands from Bruges is: Partially open.

Is my return train into Rotterdam from Bruges restricted?

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

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

Conditions of reentry:

  • 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?

The government of Netherlands 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 20/10/2021. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Rotterdam from Bruges closer to your date of departure here.

What is the cost of cheap trains between Rotterdam and Bruges?
If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find a cheap train between Rotterdam and Bruges for as little as £19  in the next 7 days.
How much is a train ticket from Rotterdam to Bruges?
If you are looking to buy your train ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Rotterdam to Bruges train to cost on average £36  one way.
How many miles is it from Rotterdam to Bruges by train?
The distance from Rotterdam to Bruges by train is approximately 73 miles (117 km).
How many hours does it take from Rotterdam to Bruges by train?
The train time to Bruges from Rotterdam is on average 3 h 2 min  for the 73 miles (117 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go to Bruges from Rotterdam by train can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and holidays.
What station does the Rotterdam to Bruges train leave from? Which Bruges train station do I come into from Rotterdam?

There are a few train stations in Rotterdam to start your route from including Rotterdam Centraal, Rotterdam Central Station and Rotterdam Noord. In Bruges you have a few train station options to choose from for your arrival including Brugge and Brugge-St. -Pieters.

Omio customers travelling this route depart most frequently from Rotterdam Centraal   and arrive in Brugge.

Where is the train station in Rotterdam? Where is the train station in Bruges?

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

What train providers go from Rotterdam to Bruges?
When taking a train from Rotterdam to Bruges, you can count on NS International, Thalys, Eurostar or NS International | IC for the best way to get you to Bruges. You can also check all possible train companies who offer a service from Rotterdam to Bruges and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
How many trains are there from Rotterdam to Bruges a day?
On average, there are 10 trains a day from Rotterdam to Bruges. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
When can I take the first train from Rotterdam to Bruges? When can I take the last train for the day?
The first train from Rotterdam to Bruges leaves at 08: 10   and the last train for this leaves at 11: 28. Omio shows you the latest train from Rotterdam to Bruges times to help you book the best departure time for this journey.
How early should I buy Rotterdam to Bruges train tickets to get the best deals?
If you buy Rotterdam to Bruges train tickets within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average £36. However, booking in advance gives you access to the best prices for trains between Rotterdam and Bruges. Look out for train tickets for this route to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Rotterdam
Bruges
Rotterdam Centraal is the most popular Rotterdam 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 Rotterdam for your journey to Bruges.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxiTaxi
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket office hours
Mon - Sun: 00: 00 - 24: 00
Connections to/from station
Subway lines: D, E
Tram lines: 4, 7, 8, 12, 20, 21, 23, 24, 25
Bus lines: 33, 34, 38, 39, 40, 44, 48
Train lines: NS Intercity, NS Intercity Direct, NS Sprinter, NS Nachtnet, Thalys, Eurostar