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 $ 62 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 44.
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1 h 10 m
1 h 40 m
Trains per day
Of the 7 trains that leave Brussels for Rotterdam every day 7 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
These direct trains cover the 120 km distance in an average of 1 h 40 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 1 h 10 m .
The slowest trains will take 2 h 4 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.
|Distance||74 miles (119 km)|
|Average train duration||2 h 4 min|
|Average train ticket price||$44 (€37)|
|Train frequency||7 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 7 direct trains a day|
|Train providers||SNCB | IC, Thalys or Eurostar|
Trains from Brussels to Rotterdam cover the 74 miles (119 km) long trip taking on average 2 h 4 min with our travel partners like SNCB | IC, Thalys or Eurostar. Normally, there are 7 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as $44 (€37), but the average price of train tickets is $44 (€37). Travelers depart most frequently from Bruxelles-Midi and arrive in Rotterdam Centraal.
Thalys and Eurostar trains will get you from Brussels to Rotterdam from $44 (€37). With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best train times and tickets for your trip.
Thalys is a French-Belgian high-speed train company that connects the main capital cities. For your next train from Brussels to Rotterdam with Thalys, you can choose from these different ticket fares: Standard Mini, Standard, Comfort and Premium.
Enjoy a smooth and easy trip from Brussels to Rotterdam with Thalys! As an official travel partner of Thalys, Omio can help you search current train schedules and timetables from Thalys, compare the best routes from Brussels to Rotterdam as well as the class fares available for this route (including information on baggage allowance and amenities provided onboard), and buy the most affordable Thalys Brussels to Rotterdam train ticket available today. If you search for Thalys tickets in the Omio app, you can also see if they are mobile tickets so that you can travel paperless rather than needing to wait in a line at the train station in person to purchase tickets. Once you find your ideal route, book your one-way train from Brussels to Rotterdam on Omio or in the Omio app in just a few simple steps. You can then sit back and enjoy the 74 miles (119 km) trip between Brussels and Rotterdam with ease and comfort on a train with Thalys.
These are Thalys' ticket policies for COVID-19 for the train from Brussels to Rotterdam:
Travel between Brussels, Belgium and Rotterdam, Netherlands by train is: Partially open.
International entry status: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Belgium
Conditions of entry:
All travelers in Netherlands must observe these coronavirus safety measures:
The information above was last checked on 12/1/21. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train between Brussels and Rotterdam as this information can change.
Return travel from Netherlands to Belgium is: Partially open.
Entry into Belgium is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Netherlands
Requirements for reentering:
The government of Belgium has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
Last checked on 12/1/21. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations closer to the travel date of your train to Brussels from Rotterdam.
Some of the Brussels train stations to Rotterdam you can start your journey from include Bruxelles-Midi, Bruxelles-Central and Brussels-Nord. 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 Bruxelles-Midi and arriving in Rotterdam Centraal.
Passengers board the train most frequently from Bruxelles-Midi, which is located around 1.1 miles (1.8 km) away from the city center, and they get off the train at Rotterdam Centraal, located 0.4 miles (659 m) away from the city center.
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