Brussels to Rotterdam bus

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Cheap bus tickets and times from Brussels to Rotterdam

Showing times and prices for Jun 20


Fastest Journey

2 h 5 m


2 h 30 m

Buses per day



120 km

Cheap bus tickets from Brussels to Rotterdam start from $9 with an average ticket price of $13.

The fastest bus from Brussels to Rotterdam takes 2h 5m in comparison to an average duration of 2h 30m and covers a distance of 120 km.

21 buses leave Brussels for Rotterdam every day with 21 travelling directly.

BlaBlaCar Bus
Bruxelles, Gare du Midi
05:00AMRotterdam, Conradstraat
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2nd Cheapest
Bruxelles, Gare du Nord
07:05AMRotterdam, Conradstraat
0 transfers
Bruxelles, Gare du Nord
09:05PMRotterdam, Conradstraat
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Bruxelles, Gare du Nord
0 transfers
Bruxelles, Gare du Nord
12:15AMRotterdam, Conradstraat
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Overview: Bus from Brussels to Rotterdam

distanceDistance74 miles (119 km)
durationAverage bus duration2 h 5 min
priceAverage bus ticket price$17 (€15)
frequencyBus frequency11 a day
changesDirect busYes, there are 11 direct buses a day
carriersBus providersFlixBus, BlaBlaCar Bus, Ourbus or Movelia

Buses from Brussels to Rotterdam cover the 74 miles (119 km) long journey taking on average 2 h 5 min with our travel partners like FlixBus, BlaBlaCar Bus, Ourbus or Movelia. Normally, there are 11 buses operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest bus tickets for this journey for as low as $8 (€7), but the average price of bus tickets is $17 (€15). Travelers depart most frequently from Brussels, Brussels South (Gare du Midi) and arrive in Rotterdam, Conradstraat (Centraal Station).

Bus providers: FlixBus, BlaBlaCar Bus and Ourbus from Brussels to Rotterdam

Find the best buses to Rotterdam from Brussels with Omio's travel partners FlixBus, BlaBlaCar Bus and Ourbus from $8 (€7). We can find you the best deals, schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the best trip.

FlixBus is one of Europe's leading low-cost bus companies, founded in Germany and offering long-distance bus services in Europe and the U. S. FlixBus also operates overnight buses on select routes throughout Europe. Standard amenities on FlixBus include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long bus journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets. You can even purchase snacks and drinks onboard. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one carry-on luggage and one checked bag per person. Additional fees apply for extra luggage and specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat.

Bus information from Brussels to Rotterdam with FlixBus:

  • Average Duration: 2 h 5 min
  • Cheapest Price: $8
  • FlixBus frequency: 5 a day

Buses from Brussels to Rotterdam

Buses in Europe are an affordable way to travel between cities, with a number of bus companies offering a variety of domestic and international routes. There are several regular buses from Brussels to Rotterdam throughout the week. The route is run by Eurolines and Flixbus and travelers can expect to find at least one morning and one evening departure each day. An average journey takes just over 2 hours making it a convenient and economical choice for travelers.

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Brussels to Rotterdam Buses: General Information

While taking a bus is slower than both the plane and train it is significantly cheaper and can take as little as 2:15 h to arrive in Rotterdam.

Taking the Bus from Brussels

Buses from Brussels to Rotterdam depart from Brussels' Gare du Nord rail station. The station is close to Place Rogier in the Northern business district. Travelers can take the tram (lines 3 and 4) to the Gare du Nord stop or metro (lines 2 and 6) to the nearby Place Rogier stop. Local buses operated by De Lijn also stop close to the station. Those using public transport should remember to validate tickets using the orange machines before boarding.

Getting into Rotterdam by Bus

As well as being Europe's largest port, Rotterdam is noted for landmarks like the Erasmus bridge and City Hall. Visitors can explore the old port, see the Erasmus statue or visit some of the finest museums in the Netherlands like Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen or the spectacular Kunsthal. Buses from Brussels to Rotterdam drop passengers next to Centraal Station in the city centre. There are excellent public transport connections provided by RET to every part of the city from Rotterdam Centraal. These include the metro (lines C and E) and trains run from 6 am to midnight. 8 of the city's tram lines serve the station as well as several local buses. There is a night bus service, while taxis are also readily available.

FAQs: Bus from Brussels to Rotterdam

FAQs: Take the bus from Brussels to Rotterdam with ease. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have the information you need to know so you can find the best option from Brussels to Rotterdam.
Cheap bus tickets from Brussels to Rotterdam can start from as little as $8 (€7) when you book in advance. The average bus ticket price for Brussels to Rotterdam is $17 (€15); however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
The bus time from Brussels to Rotterdam is on average 2 h 5 min   for the 74 mile (119 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go between Brussels and Rotterdam by bus can vary depending on specific dates or if traveling on weekends and holidays.
The first bus from Brussels to Rotterdam leaves at 2: 45 PM. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last bus from Brussels to Rotterdam leaves at 8: 45 PM.
Yes, it is possible to travel from Brussels to Rotterdam without having to change trains with FlixBus or BlaBlaCar Bus. There are 11 direct buses from Brussels to Rotterdam each day. There may be fewer direct services available on weekends or holidays.
When taking a bus from Brussels to Rotterdam, you can count on FlixBus, BlaBlaCar Bus, Ourbus or Movelia for the best way to get you to Rotterdam. You can also check all possible bus providers who offer a service to Rotterdam from Brussels and compare the amenities they offer before buying a bus ticket.

When departing from Brussels, you have various bus station options to start your route from including Brussels, Brussels South (Gare du Midi), Bruxelles, Gare du Nord and Brussels, Gare Centrale. When arriving in Rotterdam, you can end your trip in bus stations like Rotterdam, Conradstraat (Centraal Station), Rotterdam Blaak and Rotterdam, Zuidplein.

Passengers board the bus most frequently from Brussels, Brussels South (Gare du Midi), which is located around 2.7 miles (4.3 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the bus at Rotterdam, Conradstraat (Centraal Station), located 1.1 miles (1.7 km) away from the city centre.

A trip to Rotterdam from Brussels is worth doing but not as a day trip with a journey time of 2 h 5 min each way. Check with Omio app   the best way to travel.
The cheapest month for a bus from Brussels to Rotterdam is April.
It's helpful to compare your options as there are 2 ways to travel between Brussels and Rotterdam including taking a train or bus.

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