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Duration 1h 29m
Distance 142.9 km
Average price 50€
Frequency Daily

Trip overview

The average train between Rotterdam and Belgium takes 1h 29m and the fastest train takes 1h 28m. There is at least one train per day from Rotterdam to Belgium. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.

Train via Antwerp

  1. Rotterdam Centraal
  2. Anvers-Central / Antwerpen-Centraal
  3. Brussels
1h 29m
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53€ - 95€

Rotterdam to Belgium train times

Trains run once daily between Rotterdam and Brussels. The service departs Rotterdam at 11:58 in the morning, which arrives into Brussels at 13:28. All services require a transfer at ANVERS-CENTRAL and take an average of 1h 29m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Frequently asked questions

Want to know about travelling from Rotterdam to Belgium? We have put together a list of the most frequently asked questions from our users such as: What is the cheapest mode of transport?, What is the quickest option?, How much do tickets usually cost? and many more.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Rotterdam Centraal and arriving at Brussel-Centraal. Services depart four times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2h 2m.

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The distance between Rotterdam and Belgium is 143 km. The road distance is 142.9 km.

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Rotterdam to Belgium train services, operated by Thalys, depart from Rotterdam Centraal station.

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Rotterdam to Belgium train services, operated by Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB), arrive at Brux.-/ Brus-Centr. station.

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What companies run services between Rotterdam and Belgium?

You can take a train from Rotterdam to Brussels via Anvers-Central / Antwerpen-Centraal in around 1h 29m.
Train operators
Dutch Railways (NS)
Ave. Duration
2h 2m
4 times a day
Estimated price
17€ - 40€

Dutch Railways (NS) is the main passenger railway operator in the Netherlands. Founded in 1938, NS connects all major cities in the Netherlands, and offers night trains, international trains, Intercity direct, and trains to and from the airport. NS International is the international subsidiary of NS; their services include high-speed trains such as Thalys, ICE International, Eurostar and TGV, to major European hubs including Paris, London, Brussels, Berlin, Cologne, Frankfurt and Lille.

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+31 30 751 5155
Train from Rotterdam Centraal to Brussel-Centraal
Ave. Duration
2h 2m
4 times a day
Estimated price
17€ - 40€
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Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
17€ - 24€
1st Class
28€ - 40€

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