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

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Train  •  1h 51m

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

€58 - €334

Cheapest option

Bus  •  3h 35m

  1. Take the bus from Rotterdam Central Station to Brussels-North train station 813 / ...

€11 - €15

4 alternative options

Train, line 241 bus  •  2h 2m

  1. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to Anvers-Central
  2. Take the train from Anvers-Central / Antwerpen-Centraal to Brux.-Nord/Brus.-Noord Ic / ...
  3. Take the line 241 bus from Brussel Noord opstaphalte to Wemmel Markt 240 / ...

€54 - €98

Bus via Rotterdam Capelsebrug station  •  4h 35m

  1. Take the bus from Rotterdam Capelsebrug station to Brussels Noord Bus Station Amsterdam - Brussels

€12 - €19

Drive  •  1h 30m

  1. Drive from Rotterdam to Wemmel 138.5 km

€17 - €26

Train, fly, line 241 bus  •  3h 15m

  1. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to Schiphol Airport
  2. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Brussels (BRU) AMS - BRU
  3. Take the line 241 bus from Brussel Noord opstaphalte to Wemmel Markt

€59 - €236

Rotterdam to Wemmel by train, subway and bus

The journey time between Rotterdam and Wemmel is around 1h 54m and covers a distance of around 151 km. The fastest journey normally takes 1h 46m. Operated by Thalys, Eurostar, STIB and others, the Rotterdam to Wemmel service departs from Rotterdam Centraal and arrives in Wemmel Markt. Typically 61 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
1h 54m
Fastest journey time:
1h 46m
Journey distance:
151 km
Services per week:
61
Cheapest price:
€58
Carbon emissions:
8 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
07:58
Last service departs at:
19:58

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Rotterdam to Wemmel train, subway and bus schedules

Netherlands → Belgium
Partially open

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International entry into Belgium from Netherlands

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Netherlands
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Allowed for: Citizens and permanent residents of Belgium, as well as residents from EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Albania, Andorra, Armenia, Australia, Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brunei, Canada, Cyprus, Hong Kong, Israel, Japan, Jordan, Kosovo, Lebanon, Macau, Moldova, Monaco, Montenegro, New Zealand, North Macedonia, Qatar, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Ukraine, United States and Vatican

Restricted for: Foreign nationals from outside EU Schengen Area with the above exceptions. Argentina, Bolivia, Botswana, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Eswatini, Lesotho, Malawi, Malaysia, Mexico, Mozambique, Namibia, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, South Africa, Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago, Uruguay, Zambia and Zimbabwe are also restricted

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Conditions of entry into Belgium from Netherlands

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival and 10 day mandatory self quarantine
  • A negative result for COVID-19 is a condition for subsequent release from quarantine. It is tested in quarantine on days 1 and 7
  • Travellers with the Digital Green Certificate are exempt from the quarantine. Digital Green Certificate is proof that a person has been vaccinated against COVID-19, received a negative test result, or recovered from COVID-19
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
This applies to arrivals from Netherlands
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
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  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival and 10 day mandatory self quarantine
  • A negative result for COVID-19 is a condition for subsequent release from quarantine. It is tested in quarantine on days 1 and 7
This doesn't apply to arrivals from the EU Schengen Area with the exception of Andorra, Cyprus, Denmark, France, Greece, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, Malta, Monaco, Netherlands, Portugal and Spain. This also doesn't apply to arrivals from Albania, Armenia, Australia, Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brunei, Canada, Hong Kong, Israel, Japan, Jordan, Kosovo, Lebanon, Macau, Moldova, Montenegro, New Zealand, North Macedonia, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Ukraine and United States
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
  • Travellers with the Digital Green Certificate are exempt from the quarantine. Digital Green Certificate is proof that a person has been vaccinated against COVID-19, received a negative test result, or recovered from COVID-19
This applies to arrivals from EU Schengen Area
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
This doesn’t apply to citizens and permanent residents of Argentina, Bolivia, Botswana, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Eswatini, Lesotho, Malawi, Malaysia, Mexico, Mozambique, Namibia, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, South Africa, Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago, Uruguay, Zambia and Zimbabwe
  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: EU Schengen Area, Albania, Argentina, Armenia, Australia, Azerbaijan, Bolivia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Botswana, Brazil, Brunei, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cyprus, Eswatini, Hong Kong, Israel, Japan, Jordan, Kosovo, Lebanon, Lesotho, Macau, Malawi, Malaysia, Mexico, Moldova, Montenegro, Mozambique, Namibia, New Zealand, North Macedonia, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Singapore, South Africa, South Korea, Suriname, Taiwan, Trinidad and Tobago, Ukraine, United States, Uruguay, Zambia and Zimbabwe

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Rules to follow in Belgium

1.5m

Mandatory

Mandatory

Considerations leaving from Netherlands

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

Frequently Asked Questions


Yes, but conditions apply when entering Belgium from Netherlands.

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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
  • Further restrictions may be implemented at short notice

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Wemmel is 800 14689.

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

The social distance requirement in Wemmel is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 800 14689.

No, returning to Netherlands from Belgium is currently allowed.

See options for return travel.

Last updated: 1 Aug 2021
Exceptions may apply, for full details: European Union.

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Questions & Answers

The cost-effective way to get from Rotterdam to Wemmel is to bus, which costs €10 - €15 and takes 3h 35m.

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The quickest way to get from Rotterdam to Wemmel is to drive which costs €17 - €26 and takes 1h 30m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Rotterdam station to Wemmel. However, there are services departing from Rotterdam Central Station and arriving at Wemmel Markt via Brussel Noord opstaphalte. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 35m.

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The distance between Rotterdam and Wemmel is 113 km. The road distance is 138.5 km.

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The best way to get from Rotterdam to Wemmel without a car is to train which takes 1h 51m and costs €55 - €340.

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It takes approximately 1h 51m to get from Rotterdam to Wemmel, including transfers.

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Rotterdam to Wemmel bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Rotterdam Central Station.

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The best way to get from Rotterdam to Wemmel is to train which takes 1h 51m and costs €55 - €340. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €10 - €15 and takes 3h 35m.

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The quickest flight from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Brussels Airport is the direct flight which takes 45 min.

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Rotterdam to Wemmel bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Brussels-North train station.

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Map of how to get from Rotterdam to Wemmel.
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  • Distance: 113.4 km
  • Duration: 1h 51m

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

Thalys operates a train from Rotterdam Centraal to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi every 3 hours. Tickets cost €50 - €110 and the journey takes 1h 10m. Eurostar also services this route once daily. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Rotterdam Central Station to Brussels-North train station twice daily. Tickets cost €9 - €12 and the journey takes 2h 55m.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Brussels
Ave. Duration
47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €340
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
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€50 - €110
Website
Thalys
Standard
€50 - €75
Comfort
€65 - €85
Premium
€75 - €110
Train from Rotterdam Centraal to Anvers-Central
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€45 - €90
Website
Thalys
Standard
€45 - €65
Comfort
€55 - €75
Premium
€60 - €90
Train from Rotterdam Centraal to Schiphol Airport
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€40 - €75
Website
Thalys
Standard
€40 - €55
Comfort
€50 - €70
Premium
€50 - €75
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
Once daily
Estimated price
€65 - €330
Website
Eurostar
Business Premier
€290 - €330
Standard
€65 - €80
Standard Premier
€110 - €140
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
belgiantrain.be
Train from Anvers-Central / Antwerpen-Centraal to Brux.-Nord/Brus.-Noord
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
€6 - €9
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
€6 - €9
1st Class
€9 - €14
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 Schiphol Airport
Ave. Duration
25 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
De Lijn
Phone
070 220 200
Email
delijn
Website
delijn.be
Bus from Brussel Noord opstaphalte to Wemmel Markt
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€1 - €3
Website
De Lijn
m-ticket
€2
single ticket
€3
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 Central Station to Brussels-North train station
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€9 - €12
Website
flixbus.co.uk
CityBusExpress
Phone
+31 30 333 33 00
Email
info@citybusexpress.com
Website
citybusexpress.com
Bus from Rotterdam Capelsebrug station to Brussels Noord Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€9 - €14
Website
CityBusExpress

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Yes, the driving distance between Rotterdam to Wemmel is 138 km. It takes approximately 1h 30m to drive from Rotterdam to Wemmel.

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KLM offers flights from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Brussels Airport.

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