From € 15

To Rotterdam by train

To Rotterdam with Eurostar, ICE or Intercity Brussels

Quickly to the heart of Rotterdam

  • Antwerp to Rotterdam from € 15
  • Travel time Cologne - Rotterdam is 2.58 hours
  • Travel time Antwerp - Rotterdam is 0.32 hours with Eurostar
  • Tip! Early booking = lowest prices
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Travel information Rotterdam

Rotterdam is one of the largest cities in the Netherlands and is known for its modern architecture. The city is a great place to visit by train as it is close to the Dutch border and easily accessible from other major cities in the Netherlands. Rotterdam has a number of museums and cultural attractions, including the Museum Boijmans van Beuningen, the Netherlands Architecture Institute and the Maritime Museum. The city also has a rich history, which you can learn about at the Museum Rotterdam. Rotterdam is a great place to visit for a weekend break or a longer holiday in the Netherlands.

You can choose to travel with Eurostar or Intercity Brussels. Choose which train to travel to Rotterdam with, based on your needs and wishes.

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*You can book an Early Bird ticket up until 3 days before departure, limited availability.

Prices train tickets to Rotterdam

There are different types of Eurostar rates each with related prices. The prices of Intercity Brussels tickets are not dependent on availability of tickets. If you book Intercity Brussels up to 3 days before departure, you will benefit from the Early Bird rate, limited availability.

The price depends on

Options flexibility Eurostar

Standard / Eurostar Standard
  • Change without charge up to 1 hour before departure
  • Cancellation with € 25 fee up to 7 days before departure
  • Limited availability
  • Change without charge up to 1 hour before departure
  • Cancellation with € 25 fee up to 7 days before departure
  • Sufficient available
  • Rebooking free of charge
  • Cancellation free of charge
  • Always available
Eurostar Premier
  • Change without charge up to 48 hours after departure
  • Cancel without charge up to 48 hours after departure
  • Almost always available

Find out everything about Eurostar rates here

Book in advance and save money!

General tips for getting the cheapest tickets

  • Book as early as possibly to have the most chance of getting the cheapest tickets.
  • Tickets for Eurostar can be booked up to 122 days in advance.
  • Tickets for Intercity Brussels can be booked up to up to 11 months max in advance. Up until 3 days before departure, book Early Bird tickets, limited availability.
  • Book online to avoid booking fee.
  • For a weekend getaway, travel Sat-Sun-Mon instead of Fri-Sat-Sun.

Tips to get the best rates

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Practical information

To make your trip that much easier, we have summed up certain practical issues for you.

Itinerary planner and app

Please keep in mind that there could be delays or engineering works and check your trip with the itinerary planner. That way, you will never get an unpleasant surprise!
Download our app so that you will be kept informed during your trip of the possible changes.

Free access to the lounges

If you have a 1st class ticket, you can enjoy a free drink at the NS International Lounge in Amsterdam, Schiphol Airport and Rotterdam.

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