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Train Information between Bruges and Rotterdam

distanceDistance73 miles (117 km)
durationAverage train duration2 h 31 min
priceAverage train ticket price$38 (€32)
frequencyTrain frequency8 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 8 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesSNCB | IC, Thalys or Eurostar

Trains from Bruges to Rotterdam cover the 73 miles (117 km) long journey taking on average 2 h 31 min with our travel partners like SNCB | IC, Thalys or Eurostar. Normally, there are 8 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as $28 (€23), but the average price of train tickets is $38 (€32). Travelers depart most frequently from Brugge and arrive in Rotterdam Centraal.

Train companies

Bruges to Rotterdam with Thalys and Eurostar

You can travel by train between Bruges and Rotterdam with Thalys and Eurostar for as low as $28 (€23). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best route.

Thalys
Eurostar

Thalys is a French-Belgian high-speed train company that connects the main capital cities. For your next train from Bruges to Rotterdam with Thalys, you can choose from these different ticket fares: Standard Mini, Standard, Comfort and Premium.

Omio helps you compare and book the perfect train with Thalys from Bruges to Rotterdam for a smooth and relaxing journey. Check the latest Thalys train schedules for the ideal departure and arrival times, take a look at the travel information for the Bruges to Rotterdam train with Thalys (such as baggage allowance and amenities offered onboard), compare the best connections for your Bruges - Rotterdam route and then book a cheap train ticket with ease. The distance from Bruges to Rotterdam by train is 73 miles (117 km). You can book tickets for this Thalys train for as low as $53 (€44) one-way if you book in advance. When you search for Thalys tickets between Bruges and Rotterdam in the Omio app, you can also check whether they are mobile tickets quickly and easily. If they are mobile tickets, then you can go paperless when taking a train. Book that perfect Thalys Bruges - Rotterdam train ticket online and enjoy your trip!

Thalys from Bruges to Rotterdam train information:

  • Average Duration: 2 h 34 min
  • Thalys frequency: 7 a day

When purchasing your Thalys train tickets between Bruges and Rotterdam, keep the following coronavirus related policies and recommendations in mind outlined by our travel partner:

  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended
  • Pre-reservation / seat allocation
  • Verification of ticket with valid ID
  • Exceptions to waive change or cancellation fees policy
  • If a ticket is nonrefundable, a Thalys e-voucher can still be issued for a 15€ fee to passengers requesting a refund up to 30 days after the departure date.

Travel Tips

Trains from Bruges to Rotterdam
Travel by train 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 Bruges to Rotterdam.
FAQs
Is cross-border travel by train between Bruges, Belgium and Rotterdam, Netherlands allowed?

Travel by train between Bruges, Belgium and Rotterdam, Netherlands is: Partially open.

Is international entry into Rotterdam from Bruges restricted?

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

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

Entry Requirements:

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

The above information was last checked on 12/1/21. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Rotterdam from Bruges closer to your date of departure here

What are the COVID-19 restrictions for my return trip to Belgium from Rotterdam, Netherlands?

The restriction level for your return train to Bruges, Belgium from Rotterdam is: Partially open.

Is my return train into Bruges from Rotterdam restricted?

International entry 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?

Conditions of reentry:

  • 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 Bruges, Belgium?

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

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

Last checked on 12/1/21. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Bruges from Rotterdam closer to your date of departure here here.

How much do cheap train tickets from Bruges to Rotterdam cost?
Omio customers have found cheap train tickets to Rotterdam from Bruges for as low as $28 (€23)  for the next 7 days.
How much does it cost to take a train between Bruges and Rotterdam?
The train price from Bruges to Rotterdam is on average $38 (€32)  if you are looking to purchase your tickets for this journey in the next 7 days.
How many miles is it from Bruges to Rotterdam by train?
You should expect to travel around 73 miles (117 km)  from Bruges to Rotterdam by train.
What is the Bruges to Rotterdam train travel time?
While the time it takes to travel 73 miles (117 km) from Bruges to Rotterdam can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays, the Bruges to Rotterdam train journey time is on average 2 h 31 min.
When traveling by train from Bruges to Rotterdam, which train station in Bruges do I depart from and which train station in Rotterdam do I arrive in?

Some of the Bruges train stations to Rotterdam you can start your journey from include Brugge and Brugge-St. -Pieters. Similarly, some of the arrival train stations in Rotterdam include Rotterdam Centraal, Rotterdam Noord and Rotterdam Blaak.

When traveling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Brugge   and arriving in Rotterdam Centraal.

Where is the departure train station in Bruges located? Where is the arrival train station in Rotterdam located?

Passengers board their train most frequently from Brugge and travel around 0.9 miles (1.4 km) from the city center to this train station.

Passengers traveling this route most often arrive at Rotterdam Centraal and need to travel approximately 0.4 miles (659 m) from the train station to the city center in Rotterdam.

Which train companies can take me to Rotterdam from Bruges?
Take the Bruges to Rotterdam train with SNCB | IC, Thalys or Eurostar. However, it's always good to check out all possible train companies for the trip between Bruges and Rotterdam as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
How many trains are there between Bruges and Rotterdam a day?
On average, there are 8 trains a day from Bruges to Rotterdam. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
What time is the earliest train from Bruges to Rotterdam? What time is the last train from Bruges to Rotterdam?
You can take the first train from Bruges to Rotterdam at 8: 31 AM. The last train from Bruges to Rotterdam that you can take departs at 12: 31 PM. Omio shows you the latest train from Bruges to Rotterdam schedule to help you book the best departure time for this journey.
How early should I book train tickets from Bruges to Rotterdam to score the best deals?
In general, we recommend booking tickets for trains in advance to score the best deals from all possible train providers offering this journey and save money. If you book train tickets between Bruges and Rotterdam within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $38 (€32) one way. To find the best prices for this trip, consider booking your train ticket from Bruges to Rotterdam a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Bruges
Rotterdam
Brugge is the most popular Bruges railway station for Omio travelers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Bruges for your trip to Rotterdam.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
phone
Phone Number
+32 25282828
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Fri: 05: 45 - 21: 30 | Sat - Sun: 06: 00 - 21: 30
Public transit options for Brugge
Bus lines: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 20, 21, 23, 25, 43, 62, 63, 88, 89, 90, 91, 92, 96, 98, P1, P4, P5
Train lines: IC (01, 02, 03, 23, 23A, 32), L 02