Trains from
Rotterdam to Brussels

Rotterdam to Brussels route details

Route overview
Avg. journey time1h 26m
Trains per day30
Fare range€15-€68
Train operatorsNS, Ouibus, Thalys
First & last trains
First train departs at06:58
Last train departs at22:09
Fastest journey
Fastest route1h 10m
Origin StationRotterdam
Destination StationBrussels

Train times for Tue 21 Nov

1h 40mDirect
1h 10mDirect
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When is the best time to buy tickets?

Buying tickets in advance can save you money. Prices for train journeys from Rotterdam to Brussels start at €38.60 when you book at least 28 days in advance.*

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What is the minimum price of a ticket from Rotterdam to Brussels?

The minimum price of a train ticket from Rotterdam to Brussels is €15. To buy train tickets from Rotterdam to Brussels for the lowest price possible, we recommend that you book your tickets as early as possible. Tickets go on sale usually 3 months in advance, yet in some rare cases this can be up to 6 months. For more precise information on when you can book your tickets or whether there are any promotional sales, click here.

How long does it take to travel from Rotterdam to Brussels by train?

The average journey time between Rotterdam and Brussels is 1 hour and 26 minutes and the fastest journey time is 1 hour and 10 minutes. On an average weekday, there are 30 trains per day travelling from Rotterdam to Brussels. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use our journey planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

What time is the first and last train of the day from Rotterdam to Brussels?

The first train from Rotterdam to Brussels departs at 06:58. The last train from Rotterdam to Brussels departs at 22:09. Trains that depart in the early morning hours or very late evening may be sleeper services. Alternatively, some popular routes may run throughout the night at a reduced frequency. There may also be less services on weekends and holidays; use our journey planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

Are there direct train services between Rotterdam and Brussels?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Rotterdam to Brussels without having to change trains. There are 30 direct trains from Rotterdam to Brussels. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.

How do I get back to Rotterdam?

By train, of course. See trains from Brussels to Rotterdam.

  • *Average prices for adult tickets in economy. Discount cards and coach journey excluded. Prices are based on searches made by our customers over the past 6 months. “14 days in advance” includes days 13 and 15.
  • **The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Rotterdam to Brussels for a typical week day using timetable data for 21/11/2017. On weekends, holidays or other exceptional times, fewer services may be available. The fare range provided has been found by our customers on Trainline on 19/08/2017 for travel on 19/08/2017 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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