There are 5 ways to get from Rotterdam to Poperinge by train, bus or car

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Train  •  3h 38m

  1. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to Anvers-Central Thalys
  2. Take the train from Anvers-Central / Antwerpen-Centraal to Poperinge Ic

60€ - 106€

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Bus, train  •  6h 45m

  1. Take the bus from Rotterdam Central Station to Gent - Eurolines
  2. Take the train from Gand-Dampoort / Gent-Dampoort to Poperinge Ic

9€ - 14€

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Train via Antwerp  •  3h 38m

  1. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to Antwerpen-Centraal Thalys / ...
  2. Take the train from Anvers-Central / Antwerpen-Centraal to Poperinge Ic

26€ - 106€

Bus  •  5h 56m

  1. Take the bus from Rotterdam to Lille, Europe 405 / ...

17€ - 33€

Drive  •  2h 24m

  1. Drive from Rotterdam to Poperinge 238.9 km

30€ - 50€

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The cheapest way to get from Rotterdam to Poperinge is to bus and train which costs 9€ - 14€ and takes 6h 45m.

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The quickest way to get from Rotterdam to Poperinge is to drive which costs 30€ - 50€ and takes 2h 24m.

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No, there is no direct train from Rotterdam to Poperinge. However, there are services departing from Rotterdam Centraal and arriving at Poperinge via Anvers-Central / Antwerpen-Centraal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 38m.

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The distance between Rotterdam and Poperinge is 170 km. The road distance is 238.9 km.

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The best way to get from Rotterdam to Poperinge without a car is to train which takes 3h 38m and costs 55€ - 110€.

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It takes approximately 3h 38m to get from Rotterdam to Poperinge, including transfers.

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Rotterdam to Poperinge train services, operated by Thalys, depart from Rotterdam Centraal station.

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The best way to get from Rotterdam to Poperinge is to train which takes 3h 38m and costs 55€ - 110€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 17€ - 35€ and takes 5h 56m.

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Rotterdam to Poperinge train services, operated by Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB), arrive at Poperinge station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Rotterdam to Poperinge is 239 km. It takes approximately 2h 24m to drive from Rotterdam to Poperinge.

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  • Distance: 170 km
  • Duration: 3h 38m

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

You can take a train from Rotterdam to Poperinge via Anvers-Central / Antwerpen-Centraal in around 3h 38m. Alternatively, Eurolines FR operates a bus from Rotterdam to Poperinge every 4 hours. Tickets cost 18€ - 26€ and the journey takes 2h 45m. Two other operators also service this route.

Train operators
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Rotterdam Centraal to Anvers-Central
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
45€ - 90€
Website
Thalys
Standard
45€ - 65€
Comfort
55€ - 75€
Premium
60€ - 90€
Train from Rotterdam Centraal to Antwerpen-Centraal
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
45€ - 90€
Website
Thalys
Standard
45€ - 65€
Comfort
55€ - 75€
Premium
60€ - 90€
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
belgiantrain.be
Train from Anvers-Central / Antwerpen-Centraal to Poperinge
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
13€ - 20€
Website
Belgian Railways
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Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
13€ - 20€
1st Class
21€ - 30€
Train from Gand-Dampoort / Gent-Dampoort to Poperinge
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
9€ - 14€
Website
Belgian Railways
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Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
9€ - 14€
1st Class
14€ - 21€
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 Antwerpen-Centraal
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
13€ - 30€
Website
NS
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Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
13€ - 18€
1st Class
21€ - 30€
Bus operators
Eurolines FR
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 Rotterdam, Rotterdam CS to Lille
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
13€ - 16€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Starbus
Phone
+34 (0) 963 49 67 67
Email
comercial@starbus.es
Website
starbus.es
Bus from Rotterdam Central Station to Gare de Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
6h
Frequency
3 times a week
Schedules at
starbus.es
Bus from Rotterdam Central Station to Gent - Eurolines
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
3 times a week
Schedules at
starbus.es

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