Rotterdam to Brussels trains
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Take a train from Rotterdam to Brussels
Now that Thalys has become Eurostar, travelling to Brussels is easier than ever. Go direct from city centre to city centre in just 1hr 10mins. And whether you’re going for work or play, we’ll get you there feeling relaxed and rested. Read on to discover why taking Eurostar from Rotterdam to Brussels is the only way to travel.
High-speed train from Rotterdam to Brussels**
When you're departing from Rotterdam Centraal you're in luck. Not only will you be able to admire its beautiful modern architecture, but you will also find that it's very easy to get around. From Rotterdam's buzzing city center, the station can be reached on foot in 15 to 20 minutes. In a hurry? In that case the local trams and metros will take you to Rotterdam Centraal in just a few minutes.
Inside the station building you will find a wide range of food stands and shops. We recommend that you arrive at the station 15 minutes before your train departure time.
Please note that you will need to scan the barcode on your ticket in order to be able to access the platforms.
On board a direct train from Rotterdam to Brussels
Travelling between Belgium, France, Germany and the Netherlands with Eurostar is simple, affordable and relaxing.
You can bring two bags and one piece of hand luggage for no extra charge. There are no weight limits, but please ensure you can carry all items of luggage safely. Find out more about our luggage allowances.
Our trains come with free and fast onboard wi-fi, so you can email, tweet and post all the way to your destination. You’ll find power sockets at your seat, so you can stay charged up while you relax.
If you find yourself feeling peckish, you can enjoy a range of hot and cold drinks and sweet and savoury snacks at Eurostar Café. And if you’re travelling in Premium, you’ll be served delicious meals at your seat. Find out more about our food on board.
Arriving at Brussels-Midi/Zuid from Rotterdam Centraal
Eurostar trains arrive in the centre of town at Brussels-Midi/Zuid (Brussels South) station.
On arrival you’ve plenty of choice of public transport with STIB trams and metros, and the De Lijn or Tec bus networks.
Alternatively hop in a taxi or, if you’re feeling adventurous, why not walk, it’s only about 20 minutes to some of the best shopping areas in town.
Check our timetables for trains from Rotterdam to Brussels
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Brussels to Rotterdam trains
Travelling with Eurostar to Rotterdam is quick, easy and affordable – you’ll journey from city centre to city centre in as little as 1hr 10mins.
Terms and conditions
*Price for tickets in Standard class for one way journey made on Eurostar to/from Brussels Midi/Zuid, Antwerpen Centraal, Liège Guillemins, Rotterdam Centraal, Schiphol Airport, Amsterdam Centraal. Subject to availability.
**Tickets available for journeys in Standard, Comfort and Premium made on Eurostar to/from Brussels Midi/Zuid, Antwerpen Centraal, Liège Guillemins, Rotterdam Centraal, Schiphol Airport, Amsterdam Centraal. Subject to availability.
Standard and Comfort fare tickets are:
Exchangeable at no extra fee until up to 7 days before the departure time, after which they are exchangeable for a fee of €15 up until departure time. They are not exchangeable after the train has departed.
100% refundable at no extra fee until up to 7 days before the departure time, after which they are no longer refundable.
Premium fare tickets are:
Exchangeable at no extra fee until up to 1 hour after the departure time, after which they are no longer exchangeable.
100% refundable until up to 1 hour after the departure time, after which they are no longer refundable.