How to get from Brussels to Rotterdam by train, bus or flight.
The best way to travel from Brussels to Rotterdam is by taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.
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|Distance||74 miles (119 km)|
|Available travel modes||Bus or train|
|Ticket price range||$14 - $44|
|Cheapest mode||Bus • $14 (€12) • 2 h 15 min|
|Fastest mode||Train • $44 (€39) • 2 h 6 min|
|Popular travel companies||FlixBus or NS International|
Travel 74 miles (119 km) by bus or train between Brussels and Rotterdam. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 2 h 6 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $14 (€12). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are FlixBus or NS International among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from Brussels to Rotterdam.
You can travel by train or bus for as low as $8 (€7). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best route.
Eurostar is a high-speed train company operating in Europe, connecting the UK, France, Belgium, the Netherlands, and Germany including trains to Rotterdam from Brussels. It offers a range of services, including Eurostar e320, Eurostar e300, and Eurostar International. The Eurostar e320 is the fastest service, travelling at up to 320 km/h, while the Eurostar e300 is slightly slower, travelling at up to 300 km/h. Both services offer comfortable seating, free Wi-Fi, and power sockets. Eurostar International is a slower service, travelling at up to 160 km/h, but it offers a more luxurious experience with larger seats and more onboard facilities. Eurostar offers a range of ticket types, including Standard, Standard Premier, and Business Premier. Standard tickets are the most affordable, while Business Premier tickets offer the most luxurious experience. The most popular routes for Eurostar are London to Paris, London to Brussels, and London to Amsterdam. All of these routes offer a fast and convenient way to travel between the UK and mainland Europe.
BlaBlaCar Bus (formerly known as Ouibus or iDBUS), a subsidiary of the popular French carpooling company, BlaBlaCar, is a travel company operating long-distance services in 10 countries in Europe. Founded in France, BlaBlaCar Bus provides connections to over 300 destinations. Standard amenities on the travel include air conditioning, toilets, USB and power outlets for charging phones, tablets and laptops during long travel journeys, extra legroom and adjustable seats. On select routes there is also free Wi-Fi available. BlaBlaCar Bus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one carry-on bag and up to two checked bags per person.
There are 2 travel options from Brussels to Rotterdam: bus or train.
The cheapest way to get from Brussels to Rotterdam is by taking a bus with average ticket prices of $14 (€12) compared to other travel options to Rotterdam:
A bus is $30 (€27) less than a train for this trip with tickets for a train from Brussels to Rotterdam costing on average $44 (€39).
The fastest way to get to Rotterdam from Brussels is by train with an average travel time of 2 h 6 min.
Other travel options to Rotterdam take longer:
Bus takes on average 2 h 15 min.
Rotterdam is approximately 74 miles (119 km) away from Brussels.
The average frequency per day from Brussels to Rotterdam is:
However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey to Rotterdam from Brussels as scheduled services by bus or train can vary by season or day of the week.
These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Brussels to Rotterdam:
The following travel companies offer services from Brussels to Rotterdam:
Yes, there are direct services available from Brussels to Rotterdam with the following travel companies:
Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Rotterdam as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets between Brussels and Rotterdam.
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