There are 5 ways to get from Rotterdam to Archon by train, bus 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.

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Train  •  5h 48m

  1. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi Eil
  2. Take the train from Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid to Mons / Bergen Ic / ...
  3. Take the train from Aulnoye Aymeries to Hirson Ter

92€ - 437€

Cheapest option

Bus  •  6h 36m

  1. Take the bus from Rotterdam, Rotterdam CS to Charleroi, Charleroi Sud 818
  2. Take the bus from CHARLEROI Sud to CHIMAY Gare Quai 08 109a / ...

21€ - 27€

3 alternative options

Train via Lille  •  6h 7m

  1. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi Eil
  2. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Lille Europe Tgv / ...
  3. Take the train from Lille Flandres to Hirson Ter

118€ - 763€

Train, bus  •  6h 46m

  1. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to Brussel-Centraal
  2. Take the train from Brux.-/ Brus-Centr. to Mons / Bergen Ic / ...
  3. Take the bus from Mons Sncb to MACQUENOISE Douane 129

102€ - 145€

Drive  •  3h 27m

  1. Drive from Rotterdam to Archon 298.4 km

40€ - 65€

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The cheapest way to get from Rotterdam to Archon is to bus which costs 20€ - 28€ and takes 6h 36m.

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The quickest way to get from Rotterdam to Archon is to drive which costs 40€ - 65€ and takes 3h 27m.

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The distance between Rotterdam and Archon is 244 km. The road distance is 298.4 km.

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The best way to get from Rotterdam to Archon without a car is to train which takes 5h 48m and costs 90€ - 440€.

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It takes approximately 5h 48m to get from Rotterdam to Archon, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Rotterdam to Archon is to train which takes 5h 48m and costs 90€ - 440€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 20€ - 28€ and takes 6h 36m.

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Yes, the driving distance between Rotterdam to Archon is 298 km. It takes approximately 3h 27m to drive from Rotterdam to Archon.

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There are 38+ hotels available in Archon. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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  • Distance: 244 km
  • Duration: 5h 48m

What companies run services between Rotterdam, Netherlands and Archon, France?

You can take a train from Rotterdam to Archon via Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid, Mons / Bergen, Aulnoye Aymeries, and Hirson in around 5h 48m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Rotterdam to Archon via Charleroi, Charleroi Sud, CHARLEROI Sud, and CHIMAY Gare Quai 08 in around 6h 36m.

Train operators
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Rotterdam Centraal to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
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 Rotterdam Centraal to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
65€ - 330€
Website
Eurostar
Business Premier
290€ - 330€
Standard
65€ - 80€
Standard Premier
110€ - 140€
Train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
60€ - 330€
Website
Eurostar
Business Premier
290€ - 330€
Standard
60€ - 75€
Standard Premier
100€ - 130€
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 Rotterdam Centraal to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
2h 7m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
16€ - 40€
Website
NS
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
16€ - 23€
1st Class
27€ - 40€
Train from Rotterdam Centraal to Brussel-Centraal
Ave. Duration
2h 2m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
17€ - 40€
Website
NS
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
17€ - 24€
1st Class
28€ - 40€
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
belgiantrain.be
Train from Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid to Mons / Bergen
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
7€ - 11€
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
7€ - 11€
1st Class
11€ - 16€
Train from Brux.-/ Brus-Centr. to Mons / Bergen
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
7€ - 11€
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
7€ - 11€
1st Class
11€ - 16€
SNCF

France’s state-owned railway company is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country, with over 14,000 trains operating daily. SNCF runs the country’s extensive rail network, including the high-speed TGV network, regional TER trains and local Intercités. It also operates international routes including Eurostar and Thalys, as well as the low-cost, long-distance Ouigo services that run on limited routes across France. Book up to 3 months in advance for the cheapest fares. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Aulnoye Aymeries to Hirson
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
8€ - 15€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
8€ - 10€
1st Class
10€ - 15€
Train from Lille Flandres to Hirson
Ave. Duration
1h 48m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
19€ - 35€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
19€ - 23€
1st Class
31€ - 32€
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
27€ - 40€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
32€ - 38€
1st Class
27€ - 32€
Bus operators
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).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Rotterdam, Rotterdam CS to Charleroi, Charleroi Sud
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
12€ - 16€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
TEC
Website
infotec.be
Bus from CHARLEROI Sud to CHIMAY Gare Quai 08
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
3€ - 4€
Website
TEC
Bus from Mons Sncb to MACQUENOISE Douane
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
3€ - 5€
Website
TEC

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