There are 6 ways to get from Rotterdam to Brussels Airport (BRU) by train, bus, night bus, car or plane

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

Recommended option

Train Thalys  •  1 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to Antwerpen Centraal Tha / ...
  2. Take the train from Antwerpen Centraal to Bruxelles-Nat.-Aéroport Intercity / ...

$51 - $71

Cheapest option

Bus  •  2 h 37 min

  1. Take the bus from Rotterdam to Brussels City Center - Midi Train station Ouibus
  2. Take the bus from Brussels City Center - Midi Train station to Brussels - Zaventem Airport Ouibus

$7 - $10

4 alternative options

Train Dutch Railways (NS)  •  1 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to Bruxelles-Nat.-Aéroport Intercity / ...

$22 - $30

Night bus  •  2 h 5 min

  1. Take the night bus from Rotterdam, Rotterdam CS to Brussels, Brussels Airport N803 / ...

$8 - $14

Drive  •  1 h 25 min

  1. Drive from Rotterdam to Brussels Airport (BRU) 88.3 miles

$21 - $35

Train, fly  •  2 h 9 min

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

$56 - $256

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Rotterdam to Brussels Airport (BRU) is to bus which costs 5€ - 9€ and takes 2 h 37 min.

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The quickest way to get from Rotterdam to Brussels Airport (BRU) is to train which takes 1 h 14 min and costs 40€ - 65€.

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The distance between Rotterdam and Brussels Airport (BRU) is 114 km. The road distance is 141 km.

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It takes approximately 1 h 14 min to get from Rotterdam to Brussels Airport (BRU), including transfers.

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Yes, there is an overnight bus departing from Rotterdam, Rotterdam CS and arriving at Brussels, Brussels Airport. This bus operates every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 5 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Rotterdam Centraal and arriving at Bruxelles-Nat.-Aéroport. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 41 min.

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What companies run services between Rotterdam, Netherlands and Brussels Airport (BRU), Belgium?

You can take a train from Rotterdam to Brussels Airport (BRU) via Antwerpen Centraal in around 1 h 14 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Rotterdam to Brussels Airport (BRU) via Brussels City Center - Midi Train station in around 2 h 37 min.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Brussels
Ave. Duration
46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $480
Train operators
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Rotterdam Centraal to Antwerpen Centraal
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$30 - $50
1st Class
$50 - $65
Train from Rotterdam Centraal to Schiphol (Airport)
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$19 - $40
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$19 - $40
1st Class
$35 - $45
NS International
Website
nsinternational.nl
Train from Rotterdam Centraal to Antwerpen-Centraal
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Schedules at
nsinternational.nl
Train from Antwerpen-Centraal to Brussels Airport - Zaventem
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
nsinternational.nl
Train from Rotterdam Centraal to Brussels Airport - Zaventem
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
nsinternational.nl
Train from Rotterdam Centraal to Schiphol Airport
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
nsinternational.nl
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
b-rail.be
Train from Antwerpen Centraal to Bruxelles-Nat.-Aéroport
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$20 - $23
Website
belgianrail.be
Purchase a
eurail.com
2nd Class
$20 - $23
1st Class
$28 - $31
Dutch Railways (NS)
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Rotterdam Centraal to Bruxelles-Nat.-Aéroport
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $30
Website
ns.nl
Purchase a
eurail.com
Train from Rotterdam Centraal to Schiphol (Airport)
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $20
Website
ns.nl
Purchase a
eurail.com
Ns
Website
ns.nl
Train from Rotterdam Centraal to Schiphol Airport
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Schedules at
ns.nl
Bus operators
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Rotterdam to Brussels City Center - Midi Train station
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Brussels City Center - Midi Train station to Brussels - Zaventem Airport
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Website
Ouibus
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Night bus from Rotterdam, Rotterdam CS to Brussels, Brussels Airport
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $14
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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