Cheap train tickets from Rotterdam to Zaventem

Showing times and prices for 18 May

Cheapest

£31

Average

£47

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 Rotterdam to Zaventem will cost around £ 47 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 31.

Cheapest
08:11Rotterdam Centraal2h14 10:25Zaventem
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£311One-way
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09:11Rotterdam Centraal2h14 11:25Zaventem
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£311One-way
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10:11Rotterdam Centraal2h14 12:25Zaventem
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£311One-way
08:14Rotterdam Centraal1h36 09:50Brussels Airport-Zaventem
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£351One-way
09:11Rotterdam Centraal1h39 10:50Brussels Airport-Zaventem
0 changes
£351One-way

Train schedule Rotterdam to Zaventem

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08:11Rotterdam Centraal2h14 10:25Zaventem
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08:11Rotterdam Centraal1h39 09:50Brussels Airport-Zaventem
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08:14Rotterdam Centraal1h36 09:50Brussels Airport-Zaventem
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08:58Rotterdam Centraal1h21 10:19Brussels Airport-Zaventem
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09:11Rotterdam Centraal1h39 10:50Brussels Airport-Zaventem
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09:11Rotterdam Centraal2h14 11:25Zaventem
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09:14Rotterdam Centraal1h36 10:50Brussels Airport-Zaventem
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09:58Rotterdam Centraal1h21 11:19Brussels Airport-Zaventem
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09:58Rotterdam Centraal1h57 11:55Zaventem
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10:11Rotterdam Centraal2h14 12:25Zaventem
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10:58Rotterdam Centraal1h57 12:55Zaventem
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Wed
18 May
£31NS International
£10Flixbus
Fri
20 May
£21NS International
£12Flixbus
Sat
21 May
£31NS International
£10Flixbus
Wed
25 May
£16NS International
£12Flixbus
Thu
26 May
£16NS International
£10Flixbus
Fri
27 May
£21NS International
£10Flixbus
Sat
28 May
£26NS International | IC
£10Flixbus
Sun
29 May
£21NS International
£11Flixbus
Mon
30 May
£16NS International
£8Flixbus

Fastest train times from Rotterdam to Zaventem

Showing times and prices for 18 May

Fastest Journey

1 h 21 m

Average

1 h 48 m

Trains per day

11

Distance

116 km

Of the 11 trains that leave Rotterdam for Zaventem every day 2 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct trains cover the 116 km distance in an average of 1 h 48 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 1 h 21 m .

The slowest trains will take 2 h 14 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
08:58Rotterdam Centraal1h21 10:19Brussels Airport-Zaventem
1 changes
£691One-way
Fastest
09:58Rotterdam Centraal1h21 11:19Brussels Airport-Zaventem
1 changes
£691One-way
08:14Rotterdam Centraal1h36 09:50Brussels Airport-Zaventem
1 changes
£351One-way
09:14Rotterdam Centraal1h36 10:50Brussels Airport-Zaventem
1 changes
£351One-way
09:11Rotterdam Centraal1h39 10:50Brussels Airport-Zaventem
0 changes
£351One-way

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Overview: Train from Rotterdam to Zaventem

distanceDistance71 miles (115 km)
durationAverage train duration1 h 39 min
priceAverage train ticket price£28 (€32)
frequencyTrain frequency25 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 25 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesEurostar, NS International | IC, Thalys or NS International

Trains from Rotterdam to Zaventem cover the 71 miles (115 km) long trip taking on average 1 h 39 min with our travel partners like Eurostar, NS International | IC, Thalys or NS International. Normally, there are 25 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around £28, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £21. Travellers depart most frequently from Rotterdam Centraal and arrive in Brussels Airport-Zaventem.

Train companies: Thalys and Eurostar trains Rotterdam to Zaventem

Travel to Zaventem from Rotterdam from £21 with Omio’s train partners Thalys and Eurostar! You can find the best timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the most convenient route for you.

Thalys
Eurostar

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

Enjoy a smooth and easy journey between Rotterdam and Zaventem with Thalys! As an official travel partner of Thalys, Omio can help you search current train timetables from Thalys, compare the best routes between Rotterdam and Zaventem as well as the class fares available for this route (including information on luggage policy and amenities provided onboard), and buy the most affordable Thalys Rotterdam to Zaventem train ticket available today. If you search for Thalys tickets in the Omio app, you can also see if they are mobile tickets so that you can travel paperless rather than needing to wait in a queue at the train station in person to purchase tickets. Once you find your ideal route, book your one-way train from Rotterdam to Zaventem on Omio or in the Omio app in just a few simple steps. You can then sit back and enjoy the 71 miles (115 km) route to Zaventem from Rotterdam with ease and comfort on a train with Thalys.

    These are Thalys 's ticket policies for COVID-19 for the train between Rotterdam and Zaventem:

    • 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 Zaventem

    Travel by train to Zaventem 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 Zaventem.
    FAQs

    Is cross-border travel by train between Rotterdam, Netherlands and Zaventem, Belgium allowed?

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

    What is the status of international entry into Belgium from Netherlands?

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

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

    Conditions of entry:

    • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 72 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 24 hours prior to arrival
    • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
    • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)

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

    When travelling in Belgium, you must follow these COVID-19 safety rules:

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

    The information above was last checked on 16/05/2022. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train to Zaventem from Rotterdam before travelling.

    What is the restriction level for the return leg of a round trip journey from Zaventem, Belgium to Rotterdam, Netherlands?

    The current restriction level for your return trip by train from Zaventem to Rotterdam is: Fully open

    Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Netherlands from Belgium?

    Reentry to Netherlands is allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Belgium

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

    What are the entry requirements?

    • There are no current restrictions

    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:

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

    Last verified on 16/05/2022. We do our best to keep this information up to date, but regulations can change so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your Zaventem to Rotterdam train here.

    How much do cheap trains to Zaventem from Rotterdam cost?

    You can find a cheap train from Rotterdam to Zaventem for some dates and times for as low as £21  one way in the next 7 days.

    How much is a train ticket from Rotterdam to Zaventem?

    If you are looking to buy your train ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Rotterdam to Zaventem train to cost on average £28  one way.

    How far is it from Rotterdam to Zaventem by train?

    The distance from Rotterdam to Zaventem by train is approximately 71 miles (115 km).

    How long is the train journey from Rotterdam to Zaventem?

    The train time from Rotterdam to Zaventem is on average 1 h 39 min  for the 71 miles (115 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go between Rotterdam and Zaventem by train can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and holidays.

    Which train station from Rotterdam to Zaventem do I depart from? Which Zaventem train station from Rotterdam do I arrive in?

    When taking a train from Rotterdam, you have a couple of train stations you can depart from including Rotterdam Centraal, Rotterdam Noord and Rotterdam Blaak. When you arrive in Zaventem, your train can arrive in train stations including Brussels Airport-Zaventem and Zaventem.

    Omio customers travelling this route book their trains from Rotterdam Centraal   to Brussels Airport-Zaventem.

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

    The most popular departure train station with passengers for this route, called Rotterdam Centraal, is located 0.6 miles (875 m) from the city centre of Rotterdam.

    The most popular arrival train station, Brussels Airport-Zaventem, is located 1.1 miles (1.7 km) away from the city centre of Zaventem.

    What train providers go from Rotterdam to Zaventem?

    Take the Rotterdam to Zaventem train with Eurostar, NS International | IC, Thalys or NS International. However, it's always good to check out all possible train companies for the trip from Rotterdam to Zaventem as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.

    How many train services are there to Zaventem from Rotterdam a day?

    On average, there are 25 trains a day from Rotterdam to Zaventem. 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 Rotterdam to Zaventem?

    The earliest train for this journey departs from Rotterdam at 06: 11. The last train leaves from Rotterdam at 21: 11. Check Omio for the latest train timetable from Rotterdam to Zaventem and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.

    How far in advance should I book a train ticket between Rotterdam and Zaventem to get the best deals?

    In general, we recommend booking tickets for trains in advance to score the best deals from all possible train providers offering this route and save money. If you book train tickets from Rotterdam to Zaventem within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average £28 one way. To find the best prices for this journey, consider booking your train ticket from Rotterdam to Zaventem a few months in advance.

    Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

    Rotterdam
    Zaventem
    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 Zaventem.
    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