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There are 6 ways to get from Lessines to Rotterdam by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  3h 29m

  1. Take the train from Ath / Aat to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi Ic / ...
  2. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Rotterdam Centraal Thalys / ...

€60 - €345

Cheapest option

Bus via Brussels  •  4h 10m

  1. Take the bus from Brussels City Center - Midi Train station to Rotterdam Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine > Sainte Aybert - France > Sainte Aybert - Belgique > Brussels City Center - Midi Train station > Hazeldonk - Belgique > Hazeldonk - Pays Bas > Rotterdam > Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk

€14 - €19

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Train via Breda  •  4h 23m

  1. Take the train from Grammont / Geraardsbergen to Brux.-Nord/Brus.-Noord S6
  2. Take the train from Brux.-Nord/Brus.-Noord to Breda Ic
  3. Take the train from Breda to Rotterdam Centraal

€29 - €54

Bus  •  6h 49m

  1. Take the bus from Mons to Rotterdam Central Station 818

€21 - €26

Drive  •  2h 8m

  1. Drive from Lessines to Rotterdam 198.6 km

€24 - €40

Train, fly  •  4h 41m

  1. Take the train from Ath / Aat to Brussels Airport-Zaventem
  2. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) BRU - AMS
  3. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Rotterdam Centraal

€68 - €233

Lessines to Rotterdam by train

The train journey time between Lessines and Rotterdam is around 2h 38m and covers a distance of around 203 km. The fastest train normally takes 2h 17m. Operated by Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB), Thalys and Eurostar, the Lessines to Rotterdam train service departs from Lessines / Lessen and arrives in Rotterdam Centraal. Typically 31 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
2h 38m
Fastest train time:
2h 17m
Trains per week:
31
Cheapest price:
€60
Carbon emissions:
10 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
08:45
Last train departs at:
21:45

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Lessines to Rotterdam train schedules

Belgium → Netherlands
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International entry into Netherlands from Belgium

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Belgium
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Allowed for: Citizens and permanent residents of Netherlands, as well as residents from EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Andorra, Aruba, Australia, Bonaire, Saint Eustatius and Saba, Cyprus, Israel, Japan, Monaco, New Zealand, Rwanda, San Marino, Singapore, Sint Maarten, South Korea, Thailand, United Kingdom and Vatican

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Conditions of entry into Netherlands from Belgium

  • 10-day mandatory quarantine and a negative COVID-19 test issued at most 1 days before arrival
  • A negative result for COVID-19 is a condition to end the quarantine obligation earlier. It is tested in quarantine on day 5
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  • 10-day mandatory quarantine and a negative COVID-19 test issued at most 1 days before arrival
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Rules to follow in Netherlands

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Considerations leaving from Belgium

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Yes, but conditions apply when entering Netherlands from Belgium.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Further restrictions may be implemented at short notice
  • Nationwide control measures in place

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Rotterdam is 1351.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Rotterdam is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Rotterdam is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 1351.

No, but conditions apply when returning to Belgium from Netherlands.

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Last updated: 16 Jun 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Lessines to Rotterdam is to bus via Brussels which costs €14 - €20 and takes 4h 10m.

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The quickest way to get from Lessines to Rotterdam is to drive which costs €24 - €40 and takes 2h 8m.

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No, there is no direct train from Lessines to Rotterdam. However, there are services departing from Lessines / Lessen and arriving at Rotterdam Centraal via Ath / Aat and Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 29m.

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The distance between Lessines and Rotterdam is 142 km. The road distance is 198.6 km.

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The best way to get from Lessines to Rotterdam without a car is to train which takes 3h 29m and costs €55 - €350.

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It takes approximately 3h 29m to get from Lessines to Rotterdam, including transfers.

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Lessines to Rotterdam train services, operated by Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB), depart from Ath / Aat station.

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The best way to get from Lessines to Rotterdam is to train which takes 3h 29m and costs €55 - €350. Alternatively, you can bus via Brussels, which costs €14 - €20 and takes 4h 10m.

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The quickest flight from Brussels Airport to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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Lessines to Rotterdam train services, operated by Thalys, arrive at Rotterdam Centraal station.

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Map of how to get from Lessines to Rotterdam.
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  • Distance: 141.9 km
  • Duration: 3h 29m

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

You can take a train from Lessines to Rotterdam via Ath / Aat and Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi in around 3h 29m. Alternatively, Blablabus operates a bus from Brussels City Center - Midi Train station to Rotterdam once daily. Tickets cost €9 - €12 and the journey takes 2h.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Brussels to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €330
Train operators
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
belgiantrain.be
Train from Ath / Aat to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€6 - €10
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
€6 - €10
1st Class
€10 - €15
Train from Grammont / Geraardsbergen to Brux.-Nord/Brus.-Noord
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€6 - €10
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
€6 - €10
1st Class
€10 - €15
Train from Brux.-Nord/Brus.-Noord to Breda
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€11 - €16
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
€11 - €16
1st Class
€16 - €24
Train from Ath / Aat to Brussels Airport-Zaventem
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€15 - €17
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
€15 - €17
1st Class
€20 - €23
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€50 - €110
Website
Thalys
Standard
€50 - €75
Comfort
€65 - €85
Premium
€75 - €110
Eurostar
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Contact Details
Phone
+44 343 218 6186
Website
eurostar.com
Train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€65 - €330
Website
Eurostar
Business Premier
€290 - €330
Standard
€65 - €80
Standard Premier
€110 - €140
Dutch Railways (NS)

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.

Contact Details
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Breda to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
€9 - €23
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€9 - €14
1st Class
€16 - €23
Train from Schiphol Airport to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
€9 - €21
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€9 - €13
1st Class
€16 - €21
Bus operators
Blablabus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 10 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Brussels City Center - Midi Train station to Rotterdam
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€9 - €12
Website
Blablabus
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Mons to Rotterdam Central Station
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€15 - €18
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Yes, the driving distance between Lessines to Rotterdam is 199 km. It takes approximately 2h 8m to drive from Lessines to Rotterdam.

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KLM offers flights from Brussels Airport to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport.

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