How to get to Antwerp from Rotterdam

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from Rotterdam to Antwerp

How to get to Antwerp from Rotterdam by train, bus, flight or ferry.

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The best way to travel from Rotterdam to Antwerp is by taking a coach because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

BlaBlaCar Bus
21:101h15
Rotterdam, Conradstraat
22:25Antwerp
£81One-way
0 changes
Cheapest
BlaBlaCar Bus
21:101h15
Rotterdam, Conradstraat
22:25Antwerp
£81One-way
0 changes
Fastest
NS International
10:111h05
Rotterdam Centraal
11:16Antwerp-Central
£291One-way
0 changes
Other options
NS International
09:111h05
Rotterdam Centraal
10:16Antwerp-Central
£291One-way
0 changes
NS International
08:111h05
Rotterdam Centraal
09:16Antwerp-Central
£291One-way
0 changes
BlaBlaCar Bus
21:401h35
Rotterdam, Conradstraat
23:15Antwerp
£121One-way
0 changes

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Travel Information from Rotterdam to Antwerp

distanceDistance48 miles
modeAvailable travel modesCoach or train
priceTicket price range£4 - £13
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £4 • 1 h 15 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • £13 • 32 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixBus or NS International | IC Brussel

Travel 48 miles by coach or train to Antwerp from Rotterdam. The most popular travel providers which serve this route are FlixBus or NS International | IC Brussel among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach or train from Rotterdam to Antwerp.

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All travel companies: Train and Coach Companies from Rotterdam to Antwerp

Travel on BlaBlaCar Bus, FlixBus and European Sleeper travel from Rotterdam to Antwerp at great prices. Omio finds you travel times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies all in one place.

Eurostar is the exclusive high-speed railway service connecting the United Kingdom with countries in Europe like France, Belgium and the Netherlands. Most Eurostar travel travel through the Channel Tunnel between the UK and France. With a high-speed travel service reaching speeds up to 186 mph (300 km/h), you will travel from Rotterdam to Antwerp in ultimate comfort coupled with modern, comfortable seats and large windows. When booking your Eurostar travel between Rotterdam and Antwerp, you can choose between three ticket types: Standard, Standard Premier (with light refreshments served and spacious seats), and Business Premier (with flexible travel options, spacious seating, lounge access, priority boarding and hot meal served).

    BlaBlaCar Bus (formerly known as Ouibus or iDBUS) is a popular French travel provider from France operating long-distance services in 10 countries in Europe and connecting over 300 destinations. It is a subsidiary of the French car sharing service, BlaBlaCar. Standard amenities on BlaBlaCar Bus include toilets, air conditioning, USB and power outlets for charging phones, tablets and laptops during long travel journeys, extra legroom and adjustable seats. There is also free Wi-Fi available on select routes. The only ticket type from BlaBlaCar Bus is the Standard ticket, which allows each traveler to bring one cabin bag and up to two hold bags.

      FAQs: Rotterdam to Antwerp

      FAQs: Travel to Antwerp 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 Antwerp.
      FAQs

      There are 2 ways to get from Rotterdam to Antwerp: coach or train.

      The cheapest way to get from Rotterdam to Antwerp is by taking a coach with average ticket prices of £4 compared to other travel options to Antwerp:

      A coach is £9 less than a train for this trip with tickets for a train from Rotterdam to Antwerp costing on average £13.

      The quickest way to travel from Rotterdam to Antwerp is by train, which takes on average 32 min   compared to other travel options that take longer:

      Coach takes 1 h 15 min on average.

      You should expect to travel around 48 miles from Rotterdam to Antwerp.

      The average frequency per day from Rotterdam to Antwerp is:

      • 8 coaches a day.
      • 15 trains per day.

      However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route to Antwerp from Rotterdam as scheduled services by coach or train can vary by season or day of the week.

      These are the most popular departure and arrival points when travelling from Rotterdam to Antwerp:

      • Most travellers who book a coach ticket from Rotterdam to Antwerp depart from Rotterdam, Conradstraat (Centraal Station) to Antwerp.
      • Most travellers board their train from Rotterdam Centraal and arrive in Antwerp-Central.

      The following travel companies offer services from Rotterdam to Antwerp:

      • FlixBus, BlaBlaCar Bus, Ourbus or Lasta can get you to Antwerp by coach. You can find a good deal for coach tickets with FlixBus from Rotterdam to Antwerp for £4 on Omio.
      • NS International | IC Brussel, Thalys, PKP Intercity, Eurostar, BSB, European Sleeper or SNCB can take you to Antwerp by train. If searching for a good deal on trains, you can find tickets for SNCB from Rotterdam to Antwerp for £14.

      Yes, there are direct services available from Rotterdam to Antwerp with the following travel companies:

      • Direct coach available with FlixBus or BlaBlaCar Bus 6 direct coaches per day.
      • 15 direct trains per day with Thalys, Eurostar or SNCB.

      Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Antwerp as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets to Antwerp from Rotterdam.

      Many of our customers who book a trip from Rotterdam to Antwerp often extend their holiday and travel to other popular destinations like Amsterdam, Paris, Brussels or London. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Rotterdam and Antwerp itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Antwerp and any of these top destinations today!

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