How to get from Rotterdam to Brussels by train, bus or flight.
The best way to travel from Rotterdam to Brussels 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||$13 - $44|
|Cheapest mode||Bus • $13 (€12) • 2 h 30 min|
|Fastest mode||Train • $44 (€40) • 2 h 5 min|
|Popular travel companies||FlixBus or SNCB|
Travel 74 miles (119 km) by bus or train from Rotterdam to Brussels. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 2 h 5 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $13 (€12). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are FlixBus or SNCB among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus from Rotterdam to Brussels.
You can travel by train or bus for as low as $9 (€8). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best trip.
Thalys is a French-Belgian high-speed train company that connects the main capital cities. For your next travel from Rotterdam to Brussels with Thalys, you can choose from these different ticket fares: Standard Mini, Standard, Comfort and Premium.
BlaBlaCar Bus (formerly known as Ouibus or iDBUS) is a popular French travel company from France operating long-distance services in 10 countries in Europe and connecting over 300 destinations. It is a subsidiary of the French carpooling service, BlaBlaCar. Standard amenities on BlaBlaCar Bus include toilets, air conditioning, USB and power outlets for charging phones, tablets and laptops during long travel journeys, extra legroom and adjustable seats. There is also free Wi-Fi available on select routes. The only ticket type from BlaBlaCar Bus is the Standard ticket, which allows each traveler to bring one carry-on bag and up to two checked bags.
There are 2 travel options from Rotterdam to Brussels: bus or train.
The cheapest way to travel to Brussels from Rotterdam is a bus with an average price of $13 (€12).
This is compared to other travel options from Rotterdam to Brussels:
Taking a bus costs $31 (€28) less than taking a train, which costs on average $44 (€40) for the same trip.
The fastest way to get to Brussels from Rotterdam is by train with an average travel time of 2 h 5 min.
Other travel options to Brussels take longer:
Getting to Brussels by bus takes 2 h 30 min on average.
You should expect to travel around 74 miles (119 km) between Rotterdam and Brussels.
The average frequency per day from Rotterdam to Brussels is:
However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route from Rotterdam to 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 when traveling from Rotterdam to Brussels:
The following travel companies offer services from Rotterdam to Brussels:
Yes, there are direct services available from Rotterdam to Brussels with the following travel companies:
Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Brussels as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets from Rotterdam to Brussels.
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