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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
Are there any COVID-19 restrictions for international travel by train between Rotterdam and Zaventem?

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:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival and 10 day mandatory self quarantine
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
  • A negative result for COVID-19 is a condition for subsequent release from quarantine. It is tested in quarantine on days 1 and 7
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing

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 29/11/2021. 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 restrictions are there on reentering Netherlands from Zaventem, Belgium?

Return travel from Belgium to Netherlands is: Partially open.

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Rotterdam from Zaventem?

Entry into Netherlands is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Belgium

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

Requirements for reentering:

  • 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:

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

Last checked on 29/11/2021. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to the travel date of your train to Rotterdam from Zaventem.

What is the distance between Rotterdam and Zaventem via train?
You should expect to travel around 71 miles (115 km)  from Rotterdam to Zaventem by train.
How long is the train journey between Rotterdam and Zaventem?
The train time from Rotterdam to Zaventem is on average 1 h 30 min  for the 71 miles (115 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go from Rotterdam to Zaventem by train can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and holidays.
When travelling by train from Rotterdam to Zaventem, which train station in Rotterdam do I depart from and which train station in Zaventem do I arrive in?

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

Omio customers book a train from Rotterdam Centraal   to Brussels Airport-Zaventem   most frequently for this route.

Where do I find the Rotterdam train station to Zaventem? Where is the Zaventem train station?

Passengers board the train most frequently from Rotterdam Centraal, which is located around 0.4 miles (659 m) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Brussels Airport-Zaventem, located 1.1 miles (1.7 km) away from the city centre.

Which train providers can get me from Rotterdam to Zaventem?
Take the Rotterdam to Zaventem train with NS International. However, it's always good to check out all possible train providers for the trip from Rotterdam to Zaventem as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
How many train services are there from Rotterdam to Zaventem a day?
On average, there are 16 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?
You can take the first train from Rotterdam to Zaventem at 07: 10   or take the last train from Rotterdam to Zaventem leaving at 11: 11. Look for the latest Rotterdam Zaventem train schedule on Omio and book the best time to take the train for this route.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

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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.
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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