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Cheap bus tickets from Brussels to Rotterdam

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Cheapest

$11

Average

$12

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 $ 12 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 11.

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06:15PMBruxelles, Gare du Nord2h50 09:05PMRotterdam, Conradstraat
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$111One-way
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08:15AMBruxelles, Gare du Nord2h40 10:55AMRotterdam, Conradstraat
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$111One-way
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04:15PMBruxelles, Gare du Nord2h25 06:40PMRotterdam
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$111One-way
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04:15PMBruxelles, Gare du Nord2h50 07:05PMRotterdam, Conradstraat
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$111One-way
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07:15PMBruxelles, Gare du Nord2h55 10:10PMRotterdam, Conradstraat
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$111One-way

Bus schedule from Brussels to Rotterdam

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03:45AMBruxelles, Gare du Nord2h20 06:05AMRotterdam, Conradstraat
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08:15AMBruxelles, Gare du Nord2h40 10:55AMRotterdam, Conradstraat
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04:15PMBruxelles, Gare du Nord2h25 06:40PMRotterdam
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04:15PMBruxelles, Gare du Nord2h50 07:05PMRotterdam, Conradstraat
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05:30PMBruxelles, Gare du Nord2h30 08:00PMRotterdam, Conradstraat
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06:15PMBruxelles, Gare du Nord2h50 09:05PMRotterdam, Conradstraat
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06:15PMBruxelles, Gare du Nord2h30 08:45PMRotterdam
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07:15PMBruxelles, Gare du Nord2h55 10:10PMRotterdam, Conradstraat
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07:15PMBruxelles, Gare du Nord2h35 09:50PMRotterdam
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Wed
May 18
$41SNCB
$11Flixbus
Thu
May 19
$41SNCB
$11BlaBlaCar Bus
Fri
May 20
$41SNCB
$11Flixbus
Sat
May 21
$41SNCB
$11BlaBlaCar Bus
Sun
May 22
$41SNCB
$11Flixbus
Mon
May 23
$21SNCB
$11BlaBlaCar Bus
Tue
May 24
$21SNCB
$11Flixbus
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May 25
$21SNCB
$11Flixbus
Thu
May 26
$21SNCB
$13Flixbus
Fri
May 27
$28SNCB
$13Flixbus
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May 28
$55Thalys
$11Flixbus
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May 29
$82Thalys
$13Flixbus
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May 30
$21SNCB
$11Flixbus
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May 31
$21SNCB
$11Flixbus
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Jun 1
$21SNCB
$11Flixbus
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Jun 2
$21SNCB
$12Flixbus
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Jun 3
$28SNCB
$11Flixbus
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Jun 4
$28SNCB
$13Flixbus
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$28SNCB
$13Flixbus
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Jun 6
$21SNCB
$13Flixbus

Bus times from Brussels to Rotterdam

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Fastest Journey

2 h 20 m

Average

2 h 37 m

Buses per day

9

Distance

120 km

Of the 9 buses that leave Brussels for Rotterdam every day 9 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 37 m but if you time it right, some buses will get you there in just 2 h 20 m .

The slowest buses will take 2 h 55 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
03:45AMBruxelles, Gare du Nord2h20 06:05AMRotterdam, Conradstraat
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$181One-way
2nd Fastest
04:15PMBruxelles, Gare du Nord2h25 06:40PMRotterdam
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$111One-way
05:30PMBruxelles, Gare du Nord2h30 08:00PMRotterdam, Conradstraat
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$151One-way
06:15PMBruxelles, Gare du Nord2h30 08:45PMRotterdam
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$111One-way
07:15PMBruxelles, Gare du Nord2h35 09:50PMRotterdam
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$111One-way

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Overview: Bus from Brussels to Rotterdam

distanceDistance74 miles (119 km)
durationAverage bus duration2 h 12 min
priceAverage bus ticket price$11 (€10)
changesDirect busYes
carriersBus companiesFlixbus, Ouibus, Union Ivkoni International, Citybus Express, Movelia, Eurolines Switzerland, Infobus, Eurolines France or BlaBlaCar Bus

Buses from Brussels to Rotterdam cover the 74 miles (119 km) long trip taking on average 2 h 12 min with our travel partners like Flixbus, Ouibus, Union Ivkoni International, Citybus Express, Movelia, Eurolines Switzerland, Infobus, Eurolines France or BlaBlaCar Bus. There are direct bus services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around $11 (€10), you can find the cheapest bus ticket for as low as $11 (€10). Travelers depart most frequently from Bruxelles-Midi and arrive in Rotterdam, Conradstraat (Centraal Station).

Bus companies: FlixBus from Brussels to Rotterdam

You can travel by bus from Brussels to Rotterdam with FlixBus for as low as $11 (€10). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best journey.

FlixBus

FlixBus is one of the most popular low-cost bus companies in Europe. Founded in Germany, FlixBus has expanded its services throughout Europe and even to the United States, giving travelers in both continents the option to take a long-distance bus at an affordable price. FlixBus also operates overnight buses on select routes throughout Europe. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one carry-on bag and one checked bag per person. Additional fees apply for bringing extra luggage and making specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat. Standard amenities onboard include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long bus journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets.

  • Average Price: $11

Please follow the recommendations outlined by FlixBus when booking your bus tickets to Rotterdam from Brussels due to the coronavirus:

  • 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.

Travel Tips: Bus to Rotterdam from Brussels

Take the bus to Rotterdam 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 Brussels to Rotterdam.
FAQs

Is travel by bus currently allowed from Brussels, Belgium to Rotterdam, Netherlands?

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

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

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

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

Conditions of entry:

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the safety rules to follow in Rotterdam, Netherlands?

When traveling in Netherlands, 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 5/16/22. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your bus from Brussels to Rotterdam before traveling.

Are there restrictions on returning to Belgium from Netherlands by bus?

The current restriction level for your return trip by bus from Rotterdam to Brussels is: Partially open

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

Reentry to 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?

What are the requirements?

  • 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 Brussels, Belgium?

The government of Belgium has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

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

Last checked on 5/16/22. 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 bus to Brussels from Rotterdam here.

What is the price of the cheapest bus from Brussels to Rotterdam?

Looking to save money on your trip? Omio customers have found the cheapest bus between Brussels and Rotterdam for the next 7 days starting from $11 (€10)  one way.

How much is a bus ticket between Brussels and Rotterdam?

If you are looking to buy your bus ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Brussels to Rotterdam bus to cost on average $11 (€10)  one way.

How far is it from Brussels to Rotterdam by bus?

The bus distance from Brussels to Rotterdam is around 74 miles (119 km).

How long is the bus between Brussels and Rotterdam?

While the time it takes to travel 74 miles (119 km) between Brussels and Rotterdam can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays, the Brussels to Rotterdam bus journey time is on average 2 h 12 min.

Which bus station from Brussels to Rotterdam do I depart from? Which Rotterdam bus station from Brussels do I arrive in?

Some of the Brussels bus stations to Rotterdam you can start your journey from include Brussels, Brussels South (Gare du Midi), Brussels-Noord and Brussels, Boulevard Pachéco (Congrès). Similarly, some of the arrival bus stations in Rotterdam include Rotterdam, Conradstraat (Centraal Station), Rotterdam, P+R Capelsebrug and Rotterdam, Zuidplein.

When traveling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Bruxelles-Midi   and arriving in Rotterdam, Conradstraat (Centraal Station).

Where is the bus station in Brussels to go to Rotterdam? Where is the bus station in Rotterdam located?

The most popular departure bus station with passengers for this journey, called Bruxelles-Midi, is located 1.5 miles (2.4 km) from the city center of Brussels.

The most popular arrival bus station, Rotterdam, Conradstraat (Centraal Station), is located 1.1 miles (1.7 km) away from the city center of Rotterdam.

Which bus companies can get me from Brussels to Rotterdam?

For the best Brussels to Rotterdam bus to purchase, you can travel safely and comfortably with Flixbus, Ouibus, Union Ivkoni International, Citybus Express, Movelia, Eurolines Switzerland, Infobus, Eurolines France or BlaBlaCar Bus. However, it's always good to check all possible bus companies with services to Rotterdam from Brussels to compare what amenities they may offer.

Are there any direct buses from Brussels to Rotterdam?

Yes, you can look for direct buses from Brussels to Rotterdam with Flixbus or BlaBlaCar Bus  without needing to transfer at another stop in between. Taking a direct bus tends to save you time getting you to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to this when booking a ticket for this trip.

What are the first and last departure bus times from Brussels to Rotterdam?

The earliest bus departing from Brussels to Rotterdam leaves at 4: 45 AM. The last bus departing from Brussels to Rotterdam leaves at 7: 45 PM. You can find the latest Brussels to Rotterdam bus schedule on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.

How far in advance should I book a bus ticket from Brussels to Rotterdam to get 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 (€10). However, booking your bus ticket in advance gives you access to the best prices for buses between Brussels and Rotterdam. Look out for bus tickets for this trip to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.