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There are 3 ways to get from Wilrijk to Rotterdam by bus, train or car

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Line 17 bus, train  •  1h 57m

  1. Take the line 17 bus from Wilrijk Bist to Antwerpen Centraal Station perron 10 17 / ...
  2. Take the train from Anvers-Central to Rotterdam Centraal Thalys

€47 - €92

Cheapest option

Train  •  2h 38m

  1. Take the train from Antwerpen-Berchem to Roosendaal Stoptrein / ...
  2. Take the train from Roosendaal to Rotterdam Blaak Intercity

€17 - €36

1 alternative option

Drive  •  1h 10m

  1. Drive from Wilrijk to Rotterdam 106 km

€13 - €20

Wilrijk to Rotterdam by bus and train

The journey time between Wilrijk and Rotterdam is around 1h 7m and covers a distance of around 102 km. The fastest journey normally takes 1h. Operated by De Lijn and Thalys, the Wilrijk to Rotterdam service departs from Wilrijk Bist and arrives in Rotterdam Centraal. Typically 66 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
1h 7m
Fastest journey time:
1h
Services per week:
66
Cheapest price:
€47
Carbon emissions:
6 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
07:52
Last service departs at:
22:45

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Wilrijk to Rotterdam bus and train schedules

Bus services typically run at the following times each day These schedules are estimated
Estimated schedules: These schedules are estimated and based on typical services on an average day. Please check times and availability with the operator before travelling.
Belgium → Netherlands
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International entry into Netherlands from Belgium

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Belgium
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Allowed for: Citizens and permanent residents of Netherlands, as well as residents from EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Albania, Andorra, Aruba, Australia, Bonaire, Saint Eustatius and Saba, Cyprus, Hong Kong, Israel, Japan, Lebanon, Macau, Monaco, New Zealand, North Macedonia, Rwanda, San Marino, Serbia, Singapore, Sint Maarten, South Korea, Taiwan, Thailand, United Kingdom, United States and Vatican

Restricted for: Foreign nationals from outside EU Schengen Area with the above exceptions. Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guyana, India, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, South Africa, Suriname, Uruguay and Venezuela are also restricted

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Conditions of entry into Netherlands from Belgium

  • 10-day mandatory quarantine and a negative COVID-19 test issued at most 1 days before arrival
  • A negative result for COVID-19 is a condition to end the quarantine obligation earlier. It is tested in quarantine on day 5
This applies to arrivals from Belgium
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  • 10-day mandatory quarantine and a negative COVID-19 test issued at most 1 days before arrival
This doesn’t apply to citizens and permanent residents of Albania, Aruba, Australia, Austria, Bonaire, Saint Eustatius and Saba, Bulgaria, Croatia, Curaçao, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Lebanon, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Macau, Malta, New Zealand, North Macedonia, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Rwanda, San Marino, Serbia, Singapore, Sint Maarten, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Korea, Taiwan, Thailand, United States and Vatican
  • A negative result for COVID-19 is a condition to end the quarantine obligation earlier. It is tested in quarantine on day 5
This doesn’t apply to citizens and permanent residents of Albania, Aruba, Australia, Austria, Bonaire, Saint Eustatius and Saba, Bulgaria, Croatia, Curaçao, Czech Republic, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Lebanon, Luxembourg, Macau, Malta, New Zealand, North Macedonia, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Rwanda, San Marino, Serbia, Singapore, Sint Maarten, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Korea, Taiwan, Thailand, United States and Vatican

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Rules to follow in Netherlands

1.5m

Mandatory

Considerations leaving from Belgium

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

Frequently Asked Questions


Yes, but conditions apply when entering Netherlands from Belgium.

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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
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Further restrictions may be implemented at short notice

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Rotterdam is 1351.

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

The social distance requirement in Rotterdam is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 1351.

No, but conditions apply when returning to Belgium from Netherlands.

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Last updated: 23 Jun 2021
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The cheapest way to get from Wilrijk to Rotterdam is to drive which costs €13 - €20 and takes 1h 10m.

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The quickest way to get from Wilrijk to Rotterdam is to drive which costs €13 - €20 and takes 1h 10m.

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The distance between Wilrijk and Rotterdam is 84 km. The road distance is 106 km.

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The best way to get from Wilrijk to Rotterdam without a car is to line 17 bus and train which takes 1h 57m and costs €45 - €95.

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It takes approximately 1h 57m to get from Wilrijk to Rotterdam, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Wilrijk to Rotterdam is 106 km. It takes approximately 1h 10m to drive from Wilrijk to Rotterdam.

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  • Distance: 84.2 km
  • Duration: 1h 57m

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

You can take a train from Wilrijk to Rotterdam via Berchem Station perron 21, Antwerpen-Berchem, and Roosendaal in around 2h 38m.

Train operators
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Anvers-Central to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
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 Antwerpen-Berchem to Roosendaal
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€5 - €9
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
€5 - €9
1st Class
€8 - €13
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 Roosendaal to Rotterdam Blaak
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€10 - €24
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€10 - €15
1st Class
€17 - €24
Bus operators
De Lijn
Phone
070 220 200
Email
delijn
Website
delijn.be
Bus from Wilrijk Bist to Antwerpen Centraal Station perron 10
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
€1 - €3
Website
De Lijn
m-ticket
€2
single ticket
€3

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