Rotterdam to Mechelen train

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Cheap train tickets from Rotterdam to Mechelen

Showing times and prices for May 27

Cheapest

The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Rotterdam to Mechelen is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

Cheapest
NS International | IC
09:44AM1h53
Rotterdam Centraal
11:37AMMechelen station
$441One-way
1 transfer
Cheapest
NS International
09:11AM1h26
Rotterdam Centraal
10:37AMMechelen station
$441One-way
0 transfers
Cheapest
NS International
08:11AM1h26
Rotterdam Centraal
09:37AMMechelen station
$441One-way
0 transfers
Cheapest
NS International | IC
08:44AM1h53
Rotterdam Centraal
10:37AMMechelen station
$441One-way
1 transfer

Train schedule from Rotterdam to Mechelen

Showing trains for tomorrow, Monday, May 27
NS International
08:11AM1h26
Rotterdam Centraal
09:37AMMechelen station
0 transfers
NS International | IC
08:44AM1h53
Rotterdam Centraal
10:37AMMechelen station
1 transfer
NS International
09:11AM1h26
Rotterdam Centraal
10:37AMMechelen station
0 transfers
NS International | IC
09:44AM1h53
Rotterdam Centraal
11:37AMMechelen station
1 transfer

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Fastest train times from Rotterdam to Mechelen

Showing times and prices for May 27

Fastest Journey

1 h 26 m

Average

1 h 39 m

Trains per day

4

Distance

100 km

Of the 4 trains that leave Rotterdam for Mechelen every day 2 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Fastest
NS International
09:11AM1h26
Rotterdam Centraal
10:37AMMechelen station
$441One-way
0 transfers
Fastest
NS International
08:11AM1h26
Rotterdam Centraal
09:37AMMechelen station
$441One-way
0 transfers
NS International | IC
09:44AM1h53
Rotterdam Centraal
11:37AMMechelen station
$441One-way
1 transfer
NS International | IC
08:44AM1h53
Rotterdam Centraal
10:37AMMechelen station
$441One-way
1 transfer

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Overview: Train from Rotterdam to Mechelen

distanceDistance61 miles (99 km)
durationAverage train duration1 h 26 min
priceAverage train ticket price$36 (€31)
frequencyTrain frequency16 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 9 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesNS International | IC Brussel, PKP Intercity, Thalys, NS International | IC Direct, BSB or SNCB

Trains from Rotterdam to Mechelen cover the 61 miles (99 km) long route taking on average 1 h 26 min with our travel partners like NS International | IC Brussel, PKP Intercity, Thalys, NS International | IC Direct, BSB or SNCB. Normally, there are 16 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around $36 (€31), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $21 (€18). Travelers depart most frequently from Rotterdam Centraal and arrive in Mechelen.

Train providers: NS International | IC Brussel, Thalys and PKP Intercity from Rotterdam to Mechelen trains

Find the best trains from Rotterdam to Mechelen with Omio's travel partners NS International | IC Brussel, Thalys and PKP Intercity from $95 (€82). We can find you the best deals, schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the best route.

Thalys is a high-speed train company with trains between Rotterdam and Mechelen based in France, Belgium, the Netherlands and Germany. It operates a fleet of modern, comfortable trains that travel at speeds of up to 300 km/h. Thalys offers a variety of ticket types, including Standard, Comfort and Premium, each with its own set of benefits. Onboard facilities include Wi-Fi, power outlets, a bistro car and a selection of newspapers and magazines. The most popular routes for Thalys are Paris to Brussels, Amsterdam and Cologne.

Train information from Rotterdam to Mechelen with Thalys:

  • Average Duration: 1 h 3 min
  • Cheapest Price: $95
  • Thalys frequency: 7 a day

FAQs: Trains from Rotterdam to Mechelen

FAQs: Travel by train from Rotterdam to Mechelen 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 Rotterdam to Mechelen.
FAQs
Cheap train tickets from Rotterdam to Mechelen can start from as little as $21 (€18) when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Rotterdam to Mechelen is $36 (€31); however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
On average the Rotterdam to Mechelen train travel time is 1 h 26 min   for the 61 mile (99 km) long trip, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Rotterdam to Mechelen leaves at 4: 44 AM. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Rotterdam to Mechelen leaves at 8: 11 PM.
Yes, it is possible to travel from Rotterdam to Mechelen without having to change trains with SNCB. There are 9 direct trains from Rotterdam to Mechelen each day. There may be fewer direct services available on weekends or holidays.
Yes, there's a high-speed train to Mechelen. Take the fast train with Thalys from Rotterdam to Mechelen.
Take the Rotterdam to Mechelen train with NS International | IC Brussel, PKP Intercity, Thalys, NS International | IC Direct, BSB or SNCB. However, it's always good to check out all possible train providers for the trip from Rotterdam to Mechelen as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
No, there are no night trains, the latest train for this route is 8: 11 PM.

When departing from Rotterdam, you have various train station options to start your trip from including Rotterdam Centraal, Rotterdam Blaak and Rotterdam Noord. When arriving in Mechelen, you can end your trip in train stations like Mechelen and Mechelen-Nekkerspoel.

Passengers board the train most frequently from Rotterdam Centraal, which is located around 0.6 miles (876 m) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Mechelen, located 1.7 miles (2.7 km) away from the city centre.

A day trip to Mechelen from Rotterdam is worth doing with a journey time of 1 h 26 min each way. Check with Omio app   the best way to travel.
The cheapest month for a train from Rotterdam to Mechelen is November.
You have options as you can travel to Mechelen from Rotterdam 2 different ways: train or bus.

Important Stations and Airports in Rotterdam and Mechelen

Rotterdam
Mechelen
Rotterdam Centraal is the most popular Rotterdam 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 Rotterdam for your trip to Mechelen.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
phone
Phone Number
+31 302357822
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Sun: 00: 00 - 24: 00
Public transit options for Rotterdam Centraal
Subway lines: D, E
Bus lines: 33, 34, 38, 39, 40, 44, 48
Tram lines: 4, 7, 8, 12, 20, 21, 23, 24, 25
Train lines: NS Intercity, NS Intercity Direct, NS Sprinter, NS Nachtnet, Thalys, Eurostar
Rotterdam BlaakWifiParkingATMTaxisAccessibility
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
Rotterdam NoordParkingATMAccessibility
Amenities at station
ParkingParking
ATMATM
AccessibilityAccessibility
Rotterdam AlexanderParkingATMTaxisAccessibility
Amenities at station
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
Rotterdam ZuidATMTaxisAccessibility
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ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
Rotterdam LombardijenTaxisAccessibility
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TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
Rotterdam Stadion
Rotterdam StadionATMTaxis
Amenities at station
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis

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