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Cheap train tickets from Rotterdam to Brussels

Showing times and prices for 23 Apr

Cheapest

The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Rotterdam to Brussels is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid travelling at rush hour.

Cheapest
NS International
10:112h06
Rotterdam Centraal
12:17Brussels-Midi
£371One-way
0 changes
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NS International
11:112h06
Rotterdam Centraal
13:17Brussels-Midi
£371One-way
0 changes
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NS International
16:112h06
Rotterdam Centraal
18:17Brussels-Midi
£371One-way
0 changes
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NS International
08:112h06
Rotterdam Centraal
10:17Brussels-Midi
£371One-way
0 changes
Cheapest
NS International
09:112h06
Rotterdam Centraal
11:17Brussels-Midi
£371One-way
0 changes

Train timetableRotterdam to Brussels

Showing trains for tomorrow, Tuesday, 23 April
NS International
08:112h06
Rotterdam Centraal
10:17Brussels-Midi
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NS International
09:112h06
Rotterdam Centraal
11:17Brussels-Midi
0 changes
NS International
10:112h06
Rotterdam Centraal
12:17Brussels-Midi
0 changes
NS International
11:112h06
Rotterdam Centraal
13:17Brussels-Midi
0 changes
NS International
12:112h06
Rotterdam Centraal
14:17Brussels-Midi
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NS International
13:112h06
Rotterdam Centraal
15:17Brussels-Midi
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NS International
14:112h06
Rotterdam Centraal
16:17Brussels-Midi
0 changes
NS International
15:112h06
Rotterdam Centraal
17:17Brussels-Midi
0 changes
NS International
16:112h06
Rotterdam Centraal
18:17Brussels-Midi
0 changes
Eurostar
16:581h10
Rotterdam Centraal
18:08Brussels-Midi
0 changes

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Train times from Rotterdam to Brussels

Showing times and prices for 23 Apr

Fastest Journey

1 h 10 m

Average

2 h

Trains per day

10

Distance

120 km

Of the 10 trains that leave Rotterdam for Brussels every day 10 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Fastest
Eurostar
16:581h10
Rotterdam Centraal
18:08Brussels-Midi
£701One-way
0 changes
NS International
10:112h06
Rotterdam Centraal
12:17Brussels-Midi
£371One-way
0 changes
NS International
11:112h06
Rotterdam Centraal
13:17Brussels-Midi
£371One-way
0 changes
NS International
16:112h06
Rotterdam Centraal
18:17Brussels-Midi
£371One-way
0 changes
NS International
08:112h06
Rotterdam Centraal
10:17Brussels-Midi
£371One-way
0 changes

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Overview: Train from Rotterdam to Brussels

distanceDistance74 miles
durationAverage train duration1 h 10 min
priceAverage train ticket price£34 (€37)
frequencyTrain frequency15 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 15 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersNS International | IC Brussel, Thalys, Eurostar, PKP Intercity, European Sleeper, BSB or SNCB

Trains from Rotterdam to Brussels cover the 74 miles long route taking on average 1 h 10 min with our travel partners like NS International | IC Brussel, Thalys, Eurostar, PKP Intercity, European Sleeper, BSB or SNCB. Normally, there are 15 trains operating per day. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this route for as low as £17, but the average price of train tickets is £34. Travellers depart most frequently from Rotterdam Centraal and arrive in Brussels-Midi.

Train companies: NS International | IC Brussel, Thalys and PKP Intercity trains Rotterdam to Brussels

Travel to Brussels from Rotterdam from £26 with Omio’s train partners NS International | IC Brussel, Thalys and PKP Intercity! You can find the best timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the most convenient route for you.

Thalys is a high-speed train company with trains between Rotterdam and Brussels based in France, Belgium, the Netherlands and Germany. It operates a fleet of modern, comfortable trains that travel at speeds of up to 300 km/h. Thalys offers a variety of ticket types, including Standard, Comfort and Premium, each with its own set of benefits. Onboard facilities include Wi-Fi, power outlets, a bistro car and a selection of newspapers and magazines. The most popular routes for Thalys are Paris to Brussels, Amsterdam and Cologne.

Train information from Rotterdam to Brussels with Thalys:

  • Average Duration: 1 h 10 min
  • Cheapest Price: £84
  • Thalys frequency: 6 a day

Trains from Rotterdam to Brussels

With frequent trains from Rotterdam to Brussels departing throughout the day it's straightforward and convenient to travel between these two cities. The routes are operated by both NS International and Thalys. The first train leaves at just after 7:00 a.m. and then there are up to three departures an hour until around 10:00 p.m. Routes operated by NS International take approximately 2 hours to make the journey while high-speed Thalys trains complete it in around 1 hour 10 minutes. Trains from Rotterdam to Brussels depart from Rotterdam Centraal Station and arrive at either Bruxelles-Midi or Bruxelles-Central stations. The service is slightly reduced on Sundays.

FAQs: Rotterdam to Brussels train

FAQs: Travel by train from Rotterdam to Brussels 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 Brussels.
FAQs
Cheap train tickets from Rotterdam to Brussels can start from as little as £17 when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Rotterdam to Brussels is £34; however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
On average the Rotterdam to Brussels train time is 1 h 10 min   covering the 74 mile long route, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or if traveling on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Rotterdam to Brussels leaves at 06: 11. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Rotterdam to Brussels leaves at 21: 11.
There are 15 trains a day from Rotterdam to Brussels which require at least one change with NS International | IC Brussel, Thalys, Eurostar, PKP Intercity, European Sleeper, BSB or SNCB. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer trains.
Yes, you can take a high-speed train from Rotterdam to Brussels with Thalys or Eurostar. Overall you can travel with the following companies: NS International | IC Brussel, Thalys, Eurostar, PKP Intercity, European Sleeper, BSB or SNCB.
The high-speed Eurostar train from Rotterdam to Brussels takes around 1 h 10 min.
Take the Rotterdam to Brussels train with NS International | IC Brussel, Thalys, Eurostar, PKP Intercity, European Sleeper, BSB or SNCB. However, it's always good to check out all possible train companies for the route between Rotterdam and Brussels as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
Yes, you can take a night train from Rotterdam to Brussels with European Sleeper. Find all the info regarding night trains in Europe.  

When departing from Rotterdam, you have various train station options to start your route from including Rotterdam Centraal, Rotterdam Blaak and Rotterdam Noord. When arriving in Brussels, you can end your trip in train stations like Brussels-Midi, Brussels-Central and Brussels-North.

Passengers board the train most frequently from Rotterdam Centraal, which is located around 0.6 miles (876 m) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Brussels-Midi, located 2 miles (3.2 km) away from the city centre.

The cheapest month to travel from Rotterdam to Brussels by train is April.
It's helpful to compare your options as there are 2 ways to travel between Rotterdam and Brussels including taking a train or coach.

Important Stations and Airports in Rotterdam and Brussels

Rotterdam
Brussels
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 Brussels.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
phone
Phone Number
+31 302357822
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Sun: 00: 00 - 24: 00
Public transport options for Rotterdam Centraal
Subway lines: D, E
Bus lines: 33, 34, 38, 39, 40, 44, 48
Tram lines: 4, 7, 8, 12, 20, 21, 23, 24, 25
Train lines: NS Intercity, NS Intercity Direct, NS Sprinter, NS Nachtnet, Thalys, Eurostar
Rotterdam BlaakWifiParkingATMTaxisAccessibility
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
Rotterdam NoordParkingATMAccessibility
Amenities at station
ParkingParking
ATMATM
AccessibilityAccessibility
Rotterdam AlexanderParkingATMTaxisAccessibility
Amenities at station
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
Rotterdam ZuidATMTaxisAccessibility
Amenities at station
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
Rotterdam LombardijenTaxisAccessibility
Amenities at station
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
Rotterdam Stadion
Rotterdam StadionATMTaxis
Amenities at station
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis

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