Rotterdam to Antwerpen Travel Information

Cheapest Way Train — $16
Fastest Way Train — 1h 37min
Eco-Friendly Way Bus — 11 lb CO2
Available Modes 3 modes — train, bus and by car
Distance 49 miles
Travel Companies Veolia, Nederlandse
Train
$16 · 1h 37min · 19 lb of CO2
Rotterdam to Antwerpen
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Bus
$18 · 1h 53min · 11 lb of CO2
Rotterdam to Antwerp
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Drive
$7 · 1h 12min · 14 lb of CO2
Rotterdam to Antwerpen

Drive from Rotterdam to Antwerpen

It's 49 miles between Rotterdam to Antwerpen. On a typical day, it might take between 1h 12min and 1h 16min from Rotterdam to Antwerpen under normal conditions. If traffic is heavy, it could take around 1h 20min and costs will only go up due to traffic and congestion to drive to Antwerpen by car. In these situations, we would highly recommend public transit if available.

We estimate driving cost by using a 20 mpg fuel economy, fuel costing $2.70 per US gallon, the one-way cost of the drive, excluding tolls, may be about $6.

What is the best way to travel from Rotterdam to Antwerpen?

The are 6 different ways across 3 unique modes of transportation to help you travel from Rotterdam to Antwerpen. If you're only considering the price, you should check out the train out of Schiedam towards Antwerpen, as it is the cheapest to Antwerpen. It's common to find tickets for as low as $16. Nederlandse operates from Rotterdam to Antwerpen, so you book your trip with them! Take the train, it is cheaper and more comfortable than the bus!

When to book trip from Rotterdam to Antwerpen?

The trip to Antwerpen is an excellent trip for the day or a nice trip for the weekend from Rotterdam. The cheapest way to get from Rotterdam to Antwerpen is $16 and the quickest way takes just 1 hour 37 minutes with the train. Nederlandse offers limited service between Antwerpen and Rotterdam.We recommend booking the trip to Antwerpen about one week in advance. Though you might be able to find and book a ticket from Rotterdam the day of, it is best to do this earlier as to be sure you have a seat to Antwerpen.

Is the train or the bus better from Rotterdam to Antwerpen Flanders?

It's possible to take either the train or the bus from Rotterdam to Antwerpen. There are quite a few things to consider for each. On a positive note, be glad you have the choice! Further, whenever you avoid driving - you don't have to worry about parking, focusing on the road. Additionally - you can focus on reading, work, or just relax.

While buses have recently gotten bad coverage because of cleanliness of bus stations or winter time accidents, they are can be very convenient for travel. The best part about traveling by bus to Antwerpen is that it can be very cheap. That's because they usually have basic accomodations - WiFi and a restroom. Some of the Rotterdam/Antwerpen buses' coverage has been overstated. The real thing to consider when taking a bus from Rotterdam is to consider the time of travel and the density of the cities that you're traveling to. If you are traveling by bus between Rotterdam South Holland and Antwerpen during high traffic times, you can expect to have your trip altered significantly due to traffic. Further, if you are traveling during winter, the bus schedule might be thrown off due to inclimate winter weather. Be sure to plan accordingly!

The plus side of taking the train from Rotterdam to Antwerpen? The accomodations, scenery, and lack of Antwerpen traffic can usually be on point. Moreover, you can usually expect your average concessions - such as food and drinks. Most trains have WiFi these days as well. The worst part about trains are the price. While the train to Antwerpen is often cheaper than flying, they are generally more expensive than buses. Train prices are usually set and do not vary as much as bus prices or flights or so the likelihood of finding discounts is pretty rare.

What's the cheapest way from Rotterdam to Antwerpen?

The absolute cheapest way to travel from Rotterdam to Antwerpen is by train. The train costs $16 roughly and will take 1 hour 37 minutes.

How much does it cost to take the train from Rotterdam to Antwerpen?

The train costs about $17 between Rotterdam and Antwerpen. In total, the train will take roughly 1 hour 43 minutes and there are no connections that you will have to make. We recommend catching the train at Rotterdam Lombardijen, which is 4 miles from Rotterdam. Further, once you arrive at Antwerpen-Berchem or you will still have 2 miles to Antwerpen.

How long does it take from Rotterdam to Antwerpen by car?

The total distance between Rotterdam and Antwerpen is 49 miles and will take you about 1 hour 12 minutes. By car with an average gas consumption rate of 20 mpg or gas costs alone will run you $7.

Travel companies on this route

Train
Veolia
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Nederlandse
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