There are 4 ways to get from Bruges to Rotterdam by train, bus, ferry or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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

You can take a train from Bruges to Rotterdam via Antwerpen Centraal in around 2 h 42 min. Alternatively, Connexxion operates a bus from Bruges to Rotterdam hourly, and the journey takes 51 min.

Train operators
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
b-rail.be
Train from Brugge to Antwerpen Centraal
Avg. Duration
1 h 28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Website
belgianrail.be
2nd Class
$12 - $18
1st Class
$19 - $28
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Antwerpen Centraal to Rotterdam Centraal
Avg. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$30 - $55
1st Class
$50 - $70
Dutch Railways (NS)
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Vlissingen to Rotterdam Centraal
Avg. Duration
1 h 43 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Website
ns.nl
Bus operators
Connexxion
Phone
0900 - 266 63 99
Website
connexxion.nl
Bus from Brugge, Hoefijzer to Breskens, Veerhaven
Avg. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $7
Schedules at
connexxion.nl
Bus from Zierikzee, Sas to Rotterdam, Zuidplein
Avg. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$0
Schedules at
connexxion.nl
De Lijn
Website
delijn.be
Bus from Brugge Hoefijzer to Breskens Veerhaven
Avg. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
delijn.be
Ferry operators
Connexxion
Phone
0900 - 266 63 99
Website
connexxion.nl
Ferry from Breskens, Veerhaven to Vlissingen, Westerhavenweg
Avg. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
connexxion.nl

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Bruges to Rotterdam?

The distance between Bruges and Rotterdam is 118 km. The road distance is 172 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Bruges to Rotterdam?

The cheapest way to get from Bruges to Rotterdam is to bus which costs 3€ and takes 4 h 53 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Bruges to Rotterdam?

The quickest way to get from Bruges to Rotterdam is to drive which takes 1 h 51 min and costs 26€.

Is there a direct train between Bruges and Rotterdam?

No, there is no direct train from Bruges to Rotterdam. However, there are services departing from Brugge and arriving at Rotterdam Centraal via Antwerpen Centraal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 42 min.

Is there a direct bus between Bruges and Rotterdam?

No, there is no direct bus from Bruges to Rotterdam. However, there are services departing from Brugge, Hoefijzer and arriving at Rotterdam, Zuidplein via Oostburg, Ziekenhuis, Terneuzen, Busstation WST, Goes, Station and Zierikzee, Sas. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 53 min.

How long does it take to get from Bruges to Rotterdam?

It takes approximately 2 h 42 min to get from Bruges to Rotterdam, including transfers.