How to get from Antwerp to Rotterdam

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Recommended option

Train Thalys  •  32 min

  1. Tha / ...

$30 - $50

Cheapest option

Bus  •  1 h 5 min

  1. Ouibus / ...

$4 - $10

3 alternative options

Train Dutch Railways (NS)  •  1 h 11 min

  1. Intercity
  2. Intercity

$17 - $29

Drive  •  1 h 3 min

  1. 60.7 miles

$14 - $22

Rideshare  •  1 h 29 min

  1. 61.2 miles

$7

Questions & Answers

The distance between Antwerp and Rotterdam is 78 km. The road distance is 97 km.

The cheapest way to get from Antwerp to Rotterdam is to bus which costs 3€ - 8€ and takes 1 h 5 min.

The quickest way to get from Antwerp to Rotterdam is to train which takes 32 min and costs 26€ - 45€.

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Antwerpen Centraal and arriving at Rotterdam Centraal. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 32 min.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Antwerp and arriving at Rotterdam. Services depart every 20 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 5 min.

The train from Antwerpen Centraal to Rotterdam Centraal takes 32 min including transfers and departs hourly.

What companies run services between Antwerp, Belgium and Rotterdam, Netherlands?

Thalys operates a train from Antwerp to Rotterdam hourly. Tickets cost $30 - $50 and the journey takes 32 min. Alternatively, Ouibus operates a bus from Antwerp to Rotterdam every 20 minutes. Tickets cost $4 - $6 and the journey takes 1 h 5 min. FlixBus also services this route twice daily.

Train operators
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Antwerpen Centraal to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$30 - $50
1st Class
$50 - $65
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
b-rail.be
Train from Antwerpen Centraal to Roosendaal
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $12
Website
belgianrail.be
Purchase a
eurail.com
Dutch Railways (NS)
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Roosendaal to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $18
Website
ns.nl
Purchase a
eurail.com
Bus operators
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Antwerp to Rotterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
Ouibus
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Antwerp to Rotterdam, Rotterdam CS
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$5 - $10
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Other operators
BlaBlaCar
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Antwerp to Rotterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$7
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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