The cheapest buses from Brussels to Rotterdam

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Cheapest

$15

Average

$15

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 Brussels to Rotterdam will cost around $ 15 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 15.

08:10PMBRUXELLES-Midi / Brussel Zuid, Rue de France2h00 10:10PMRotterdam, Conradstraat
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$151One-way

Timetable Brussels to Rotterdam

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08:10PMBRUXELLES-Midi / Brussel Zuid, Rue de France2h00 10:10PMRotterdam, Conradstraat
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Sep 23
$45SNCB | IC
$12Flixbus
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Sep 24
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$9Flixbus
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$15Flixbus
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$9Flixbus
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$14Flixbus
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The fastest buses from Brussels to Rotterdam

Showing times and prices for Sep 24

Fastest Journey

2 h

Average

2 h

Buses per day

1

Distance

120 km

Of the 1 buses that leave Brussels for Rotterdam every day 1 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct buses cover the 120 km distance in an average of 2 h but if you time it right, some buses will get you there in just 2 h .

The slowest buses will take 2 h 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.

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08:10PMBRUXELLES-Midi / Brussel Zuid, Rue de France2h00 10:10PMRotterdam, Conradstraat
0 changes
$151One-way

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Bus Information from Brussels to Rotterdam

distanceDistance74 miles (119 km)
durationAverage bus duration2 h
priceAverage bus ticket price$11 (€9)
changesDirect busYes
carriersBus providersFlixbus, Eurolines France, Ouibus, Eurolines Switzerland, Citybus Express or Infobus

Buses from Brussels to Rotterdam cover the 74 miles (119 km) long route taking on average 2 h with our travel partners like Flixbus, Eurolines France, Ouibus, Eurolines Switzerland, Citybus Express or Infobus. There are direct bus services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around $11 (€9), you can find the cheapest bus ticket for as low as $9 (€7). Travelers depart most frequently from Bruxelles-Midi and arrive in Rotterdam, Conradstraat (Centraal Station).

Bus companies

Travel with FlixBus from Brussels to Rotterdam

Travel from Brussels to Rotterdam from $9 (€7) with Omio’s bus partners FlixBus! You can find the best schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the most popular route for you.

FlixBus

Flixbus is one of Europe's biggest bus companies which was created in Germany and offers bus services around Europe and US. Flixbus offers only one ticket type called Standard for your upcoming bus trip between Brussels and Rotterdam.

If you’re looking for a smooth and easy bus from Brussels to Rotterdam, check Omio for FlixBus buses offering this route. Whether you are looking for the fastest, earliest or cheapest bus to take for this 74 miles (119 km) journey from Brussels to Rotterdam, Omio makes it easier than ever to find FlixBus buses at affordable prices, and you can also quickly book bus tickets online. Check the current FlixBus bus schedules for your ideal departure and arrival times, compare the best route from Brussels to Rotterdam as well as relevant ticket information (such as baggage allowance and amenities offered onboard), and book your FlixBus bus on Omio. If you search for buses between Brussels and Rotterdam in the Omio app, you can quickly see if the FlixBus tickets are mobile tickets, making it convenient for you to go paperless when traveling. With prices for FlixBus buses between Brussels and Rotterdam starting at $9 (€7), buy your official FlixBus tickets with Omio online quickly and easily!

FlixBus has the following ticket policies due to COVID-19, which you should be aware of when booking and traveling by bus between Brussels and Rotterdam:

  • Exceptions to waive change or cancellation fees policy
  • All bookings can be canceled up to 15 minutes before departure (a fee may apply).
  • Cancellations made 30 days before departure are free of charge.
  • Canceled tickets are refunded as a voucher, which is valid for 12 months, and is the value of the original booking (minus a cancellation fee, if applicable).
  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended

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 Bus Cost

Average prices for buses from Brussels to Rotterdam when you book in advance

Booking Period

Average Price

Same Day

€21

1 Day in Advance

€18

1 Week in Advance

€13

2 Weeks in Advance

€13

1 Month in Advance

€11

3 Months in Advance

€9

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.

  • autobus Most Brussels to Rotterdam buses are run by either Flixbus, Eurolines, and Ouibus.
  • autobus Most buses are direct, depart from the Brussels Gare du Nord and arrive at either Rofterdam Zuidplein or Centraal Station.
  • autobus Traveling from Brussels to Rotterdam by bus takes as little as 2 hours and 15 minutes.
  • autobus Most travelers book their Brussels to Rotterdam bus ticket 1 day in advance of the travel date.




Based on Omio's travel data, as the table above clearly illustrates, ticket prices on Brussel to Rotterdam buses decrease the further they are booked in advance:

  • It is 14% cheaper to book an Brussels to Rotterdam bus ticket 1 day ahead of time as opposed to purchasing a ticket at the station.
  • It is 38% cheaper to book an Brussels to Rotterdam bus ticket 1 week ahead of time as opposed to purchasing a ticket on the day you intend to travel.
  • Brussels to Rotterdam bus tickets are 48% cheaper on average when booked a month in advance as opposed to purchasing a bus ticket the day of.

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.

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FAQs
Am I allowed to travel by bus from Brussels, Belgium to Rotterdam, Netherlands?

Travel by bus between Brussels, Belgium and Rotterdam, Netherlands is: Fully open.

Is international entry into Rotterdam from Brussels restricted?

International entry is allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Belgium

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

Entry Requirements:

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

The above information was last checked on 9/22/21. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your bus to Rotterdam from Brussels closer to your date of departure here

What COVID restrictions are there for my return journey by bus to Brussels, Belgium from Rotterdam, Netherlands?

Return travel from Netherlands to Belgium is: Partially open.

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

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

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

Requirements for reentering:

  • 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
  • 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

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

The government of Belgium 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 9/22/21. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to the travel date of your bus to Brussels from Rotterdam.

How much are cheap buses to Rotterdam from Brussels?
Omio customers have found cheap bus tickets from Brussels to Rotterdam for as low as $9 (€7)  for the next 7 days.
How much is a bus ticket to Rotterdam from Brussels?
In the next 7 days you can expect to pay on average $11 (€9)  for a bus ticket to Rotterdam from Brussels.
How far is Brussels to Rotterdam by bus?
The Brussels to Rotterdam bus distance is approximately 74 miles (119 km).
What is the Brussels to Rotterdam bus travel time?
On average the Brussels to Rotterdam bus time is 2 h  covering the 74 miles (119 km) long trip, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.
What station does the bus from Brussels to Rotterdam depart from? Which Rotterdam bus station do I come into from Brussels?

When departing from Brussels, you have various bus station options to start your journey from including Brussels, Brussels South (Gare du Midi), Brussels, Boulevard Pachéco (Congrès) and Brussels, Gare Du Midi. When arriving in Rotterdam, you can end your journey in bus stations like Rotterdam, Conradstraat (Centraal Station), Rotterdam, Centraal Station and Rotterdam, Westerstraat.

Omio customers book a bus from Bruxelles-Midi   to Rotterdam, Conradstraat (Centraal Station)   most frequently for this route.

Where is the Brussels bus station located? Where is the Rotterdam bus station located?

Passengers board their bus most frequently from Bruxelles-Midi and travel around 1 mile (s) / 1 km from the city center to this bus station.

Passengers traveling this route most often arrive at Rotterdam, Conradstraat (Centraal Station) and need to travel approximately 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the bus station to the city center in Rotterdam.

Which bus companies should I travel with from Brussels to Rotterdam?
If you're looking for buses from Brussels to Rotterdam, you can rely on Flixbus, Eurolines France, Ouibus, Eurolines Switzerland, Citybus Express or Infobus to get you to Rotterdam. It's also good to check out all possible bus companies for the Brussels to Rotterdam trip to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
When does the first bus depart from Brussels to Rotterdam? When does the last bus depart from Brussels to Rotterdam?
You can take the first bus from Brussels to Rotterdam at 6: 15 AM. The last bus from Brussels to Rotterdam that you can take departs at 6: 10 PM. Omio shows you the latest bus from Brussels to Rotterdam schedule to help you book the best departure time for this route.
How far in advance should I buy bus tickets to Rotterdam from Brussels for the best deals?
If you book the Brussels to Rotterdam bus within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average $11 (€9). However, booking your bus ticket in advance gives you access to the best prices for buses from Brussels to Rotterdam. Look out for bus tickets for this journey to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.
Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Brussels
Rotterdam
Bruselas
Amenities
Brüssel Gare Central
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