There are 6 ways to get from Rotterdam to Brussels Central Station by train, bus, car, rideshare 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.

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Train Thalys  •  1 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to Brussel-Zuid/Midi Thalys / ...

$46 - $69

Cheapest option

Bus  •  1 h 59 min

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

$9 - $14

4 alternative options

Train Dutch Railways (NS)  •  2 h

  1. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to Brussel-Centraal Intercity direct / ...

$21 - $40

Drive  •  1 h 32 min

  1. Drive from Rotterdam to Brussels Central Station 89.8 miles

$21 - $35

Rideshare  •  2 h 9 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Rotterdam to Brussels 91 miles

$10

Train, fly  •  2 h 33 min

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

$62 - $262

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Rotterdam to Brussels Central Station is to rideshare which costs 9€ and takes 2 h 9 min.

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The quickest way to get from Rotterdam to Brussels Central Station is to train which costs 35€ - 60€ and takes 1 h 14 min.

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The distance between Rotterdam and Brussels Central Station is 120 km. The road distance is 143.7 km.

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It takes approximately 1 h 14 min to get from Rotterdam to Brussels Central Station, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Rotterdam Centraal and arriving at Brussel-Centraal. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h.

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What companies run services between Rotterdam, Netherlands and Brussels Central Station, Belgium?

Thalys operates a train from Rotterdam to Brussels Central Station hourly. Tickets cost $40 - $65 and the journey takes 1 h 10 min. Eurostar also services this route twice daily. Alternatively, Ouibus operates a bus from Rotterdam to Brussels Central Station every 15 minutes. Tickets cost $5 - $9 and the journey takes 1 h 55 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 Brussel-Zuid/Midi
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$40 - $65
1st Class
$65 - $90
Eurostar
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Contact Details
Website
eurostar.com
Train from Rotterdam Centraal to Brussel-Zuid/Midi
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $75
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$35 - $75
Premier
$80 - $90
Dutch Railways (NS)
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Rotterdam Centraal to Brussel-Centraal
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $40
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Rotterdam Centraal to Schiphol Airport
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $20
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
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
Other operators
BlaBlaCar
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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Rotterdam to Brussels
Ave. Duration
2 h 3 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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