You can get from Rotterdam to Brussels by train, bus or flight.
To get from Rotterdam to Brussels on Jul 07 we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.
Find all the dates and times for this journey by train, bus, and flight, .
|Distance||74 miles (119 km)|
|Available travel modes||Bus, flight, ferry or train|
|Fastest mode||Train • $41 (€37) • 1 h 10 min|
|Popular travel companies||Flixbus or SNCB|
Take a bus, flight, ferry or train to travel 74 miles (119 km) from Rotterdam to Brussels. The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Flixbus or SNCB among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from Rotterdam to Brussels.
International travel from Rotterdam, Netherlands to Brussels, Belgium is: Fully open.
Entry into Belgium is currently allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Netherlands.
Conditions of entry:
All travelers in Belgium must observe the following coronavirus safety measures:
The information above was last checked on 6/27/22; however, this can change before your date of travel so please make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your upcoming trip from Rotterdam to Brussels.
The restriction level for your return to Rotterdam, Netherlands from Belgium is: Fully open.
Entry into Netherlands is currently allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Belgium.
Conditions of reentry into Netherlands:
You should observe these safety measures in Netherlands as imposed by the government to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
This information about your return travel to Netherlands was last checked on 6/27/22. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Rotterdam from Brussels closer to your date of departure here.
There are 4 ways that you can travel between Rotterdam and Brussels. You can take a bus, flight, ferry or train.
The cheapest way to go to Brussels from Rotterdam is by taking a ferry, which costs on average $1 (€1).
This is compared to other ways of getting to Brussels:
A ferry is generally $29 (€26) less than a bus for the same trip. Taking a bus costs on average $29 (€26) from Rotterdam to Brussels.
Taking a ferry is about $56 (€50) less than taking a flight, which costs on average $56 (€50) for this journey.
A ferry is generally $41 (€37) less than a train for the same route. Taking a train costs on average $41 (€37) from Rotterdam to Brussels.
The fastest way from Rotterdam to Brussels is by train with an average journey time of 1 h 10 min.
There are alternative travel options to Brussels that can usually take longer:
In comparison, going by bus can take 2 h 10 min on average.
In comparison, taking a flight requires on average 0 h 0 min of travel time.
In comparison, taking a ferry requires on average 0 h 0 min of travel time.
The distance is approximately 74 miles (119 km) from Rotterdam to Brussels.
The average frequency per day from Rotterdam to Brussels is:
However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey between Rotterdam and Brussels as scheduled services by bus, flight, ferry or train can vary by season or day of the week.
These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from Rotterdam to Brussels:
If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Rotterdam to Brussels, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:
Yes, there are direct routes from Rotterdam to Brussels with the following travel companies:
Direct services to Brussels tend to save you time and add more convenience as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking tickets for your journey.
When planning your trip from Rotterdam to Brussels, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to buy and their prices in the next 7 days:
However, we recommend buying tickets from Rotterdam to Brussels online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.
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