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Buses from Rotterdam to Antwerp

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Journey Information

There are 18 intercity buses per day from Rotterdam to Antwerp. Traveling by bus from Rotterdam to Antwerp usually takes around one hour and 56 minutes, but the fastest FlixBus bus can make the trip in just one hour and 10 minutes.

Distance49 mi (79 km)
Shortest duration1h 10m
Cheapest price$5.21
Trips per day17
Most frequent serviceFlixBus
Bus lines2

How much is a bus ticket from Rotterdam to Antwerp?

The average price for a bus ticket to Antwerp is $9.64, This is a superb deal on a bus trip, one of the best that we have seen. Wanderu ensures that you find great deals on bus tickets everytime, we search all of the best bus options to present you the lowest prices available from our partner carriers.

Monthly average prices

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The lowest bus ticket prices on this route can usually be found in July. That’s when the average price of a bus ticket is expected to be just $11 – the lowest of the year.

Alternatively, if you plan to travel from Rotterdam to Antwerp in January, expect to spend more on your bus trip, as the average ticket price may surge to $15 at that time of year. However, if you book your trip ahead of time, you can still score a ticket at a lower price.

What bus companies travel from Rotterdam to Antwerp?

There are two bus lines that have daily service from Rotterdam to Antwerp that you can compare and book on Wanderu. Of these two carriers, FlixBus usually offers more choice, with 17 scheduled trips per day.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
BlaBlaCar Bus16h 14m$21.38
FlixBus171h 38m$10.87
  • BlaBlaCar Bus

    BlaBlaCar Bus

    BlaBlaCar Bus is a bus service provider focused on reducing carbon emissions without breaking the bank. With rides to cities and towns across Europe, including Rotterdam and Antwerp, BlaBlaCar Bus has a variety of routes to get you to your chosen destination. Coaches in the BlaBlaCar Bus fleet are equipped with extra legroom, free Wi-Fi, clean toilets, and power outlets throughout.

  • FlixBus

    FlixBus

    First launched in Germany in 2013, FlixBus has become one of the largest intercity bus companies in Europe. Its fleet travels through nearly every country in Europe, including the U.K. FlixBus operates an average of 17 trips from Rotterdam to Antwerp, and usually makes the trip in about 1 hours and 38 minutes. On your trip, you'll enjoy Wi-Fi and live GPS, as well as restrooms, air conditioning, and power outlets.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by bus from Rotterdam to Antwerp during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Our bus partners have implemented several different policies to keep you safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. From limiting vehicle capacity to enhancing cleaning protocols and upgrading air filters, bus carriers are committed to maintaining a safe environment. For details on what each company is doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

Although masks are no longer required on public transportation, we stand behind CDC guidelines that encourage passengers to wear a mask over their nose and mouth while on the bus or in stations.

Please visit our COVID-19 Travel Guide for more information on all carrier policies and the latest travel advisories issued by every U.S. state, Canadian province, and European country.

How long is the bus ride from Rotterdam to Antwerp?

The bus takes an average of one hour and 56 minutes to cover the 49 miles from Rotterdam to Antwerp. However, the fastest bus only takes an hour and 10 minutes. You'll have just enough time for a small nap on this relatively short bus trip. Keep in mind that your actual bus may arrive earlier or later than scheduled, depending on whether there is more or less traffic than usual.

What is the busiest day of the week to travel by bus?

Because many passengers travel from Rotterdam to Antwerp at the beginning of the work week, Monday is usually the busiest day for buses. If you are planning to travel on a Monday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

On the other hand, Thursday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you’re looking for a little extra space, a Thursday ticket is the way to go.

When do the earliest and latest buses leave Rotterdam?

The first bus leaves at 5:00am and the last bus leaves at 10:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Rotterdam to Antwerp, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many buses are there each day?

There are 18 scheduled buses that travel from Rotterdam to Antwerp every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. This includes 17 direct buses, where you can stay on the same bus without having to transfer to a connecting bus at any point during your trip.

City Information

Rotterdam

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With origins as a small fishing village in the 13th century, Rotterdam is now the largest port in Europe. The city's unique architecture attracts visitors from all over the world, with its many angular and glass buildings standing out among much of Europe's old-world architectural style. Rotterdam is worth visiting on its own, or travel on an entire tour of 8 Dutch cities.

The exciting contemporary feel of Rotterdam extends into its art and design scene, home to many modern art galleries and Groos, a vast and eclectic concept store selling pieces by Rotterdam-based designers. For a more traditional art museum, visit the Museum van Boijmans Beuningen, one of Europe's finest art galleries displaying works by Van Gogh, Monet, and Magritte.

Rotterdam is also home to a growing food scene, and visitors can experience this in the impressive Markthal. With over 100 stalls and restaurants, the Markthal is the best place for visitors to sample authentic local cuisine.

Getting to Rotterdam is simple, whether by sea, air, rail, or road. Several airlines fly to Rotterdam The Hague Airport, and a convenient shuttle bus offers frequent transport to the city. Rotterdam's Centraal Station also provides international train services across Europe, and FlixBus offers convenient travel from various locations throughout the continent. In addition, you can take a ferry to Rotterdam from Hull in the UK and experience the city's famous port first-hand.

Station Information

Where does the bus leave from in Rotterdam?

Main departure station: Conradstraat

Rotterdam has two bus stations with service to Antwerp.

All bus stations in Rotterdam:

  • Conradstraat

  • Gooilandsingel 1016

Where does the bus arrive in Antwerp?

Main arrival station: Central Station

Buses arrive in Antwerp at 3 stations, depending on which bus line you are traveling with.

All bus stations in Antwerp:

  • Central Station

  • Berchem

  • Plantin Quay

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