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Genk to Rotterdam by train

It takes an average of 3h 36m to travel from Genk to Rotterdam by train, over a distance of around 80 miles (128 km). There are normally 50 trains per day travelling from Genk to Rotterdam and tickets for this journey start from €34.20 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 2h 27m
Price€34.20 - €88
Distance80 miles (128 km)
Frequency50 trains per day
Departure stationGenk
Arrival stationRotterdam
Changes1 change
Train and bus operatorsEurolines, Eurostar, BlaBlaBus, NS, SNCB, Thalys

Genk to Rotterdam train times

Check out the next trains departing from Genk to Rotterdam for Tuesday 25th Jun 2019. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
11:07 14:02 2h 55m, 2 changes
11:07 14:50 3h 43m, 1 change
12:04 15:02 2h 58m, 2 changes
12:04 15:32 3h 28m, 1 change
13:07 16:02 2h 55m, 2 changes
13:07 16:50 3h 43m, 1 change
14:06 17:02 2h 56m, 2 changes
14:06 17:50 3h 44m, 1 change
15:04 18:02 2h 58m, 2 changes
15:04 18:50 3h 46m, 1 change

Eurostar, NS, SNCB and Thalys trains from Genk to Rotterdam

You can travel from Genk to Rotterdam on Eurostar, NS, SNCB and Thalys trains. When you search for times and tickets, we might also show you some other options with multiple connections or operators if they’re available.

PhotoSmiley.toerist, under licence CC BY-SA 4.0

Eurostar is the exclusive high-speed train service that links London to Paris, Brussels, Amsterdam and the rest of Europe at speeds of up to 186 mph (300 km/h). All Eurostar trains have modern, comfortable facilities, plenty of room for luggage, and onboard food and beverage car. There are three comfort classes on offer – Standard, Standard Premier (equivalent to Premium Economy, with light refreshments served), and Business Premier (equivalent to First or Business Class, with flexible travel options, priority boarding, lounge access and delicious food and drink included).

PhotoNicky Boogaard, under licence CC BY-SA 2.0

NS is the main railway operator in the Netherlands. It connects the four corners of the country with regional, medium-distance and high-speed trains. It's also possible for you to travel at night thanks to multi-line night trains, including Schiphol and Eindhoven airports. All trains are equipped with two comfort classes – First Class and Second Class.

PhotoMPW57, under licence CC BY-SA 3.0

SNCB is the national railway company of Belgium, with services that include national (Intercity) and regional (Local) express trains. All SNCB trains come with both First Class and Second Class carriages. Belgium has one of the densest rail networks in the world. Seat reservations aren’t possible for any of the company's trains.

Thalys is the railway company connecting four European countries – France, Belgium, the Netherlands and Germany. Thalys trains run at a speed of up to 186 mph (300 km/h) and have three comfort classes on all services called – Standard, Comfort and Premium (equivalent to the First Class, with access to the Thalys Lounge). All Thalys trains have a car restaurant (called Thalys Welcome Bar) and a free WiFi connection.

Cheap train tickets from Genk to Rotterdam

Train tickets from Genk to Rotterdam start at €34.20 one-way for a Standard Class ticket if you book in Advance, however, if you're booking last-minute tickets on the day, the average price is around €49.45.
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avg. single price49.45

Book in advance

Most of the train companies across Europe release their tickets around three to six months in advance, many of which can be cheaper the earlier you book. If you know the dates you want to travel, you may be able to find some cheaper train tickets from Genk to Rotterdam by booking early.§

Be flexible with your travel times

Many of the train services in Europe are also popular commuter services, lots of train companies increase ticket prices during “peak hours” (generally between 06:00 – 10:00 and 15:00 – 19:00 on weekdays). If you can, consider travelling outside of peak hours to find lower priced tickets.

Choose a slower or connecting train

On some of the busier routes, you might also have the option to take a slower or connecting train. It may take a little longer than some high-speed or direct services, but if you have a little extra time on your hands, you might find a cheaper fare. Plus, you'll have more time to enjoy the view of the countryside!

Look out for special deals

Take a look at our handy guide to check when European train operators release their special deals and offers to see if you can find cheap tickets for your journey.

For specific information about how to get your hands on cheap tickets, check out our European train tickets hub.

§Some train companies may not offer any Advance ticket types or cheaper deals for early bookings. On rare occasions, train companies may choose to release special offers closer to the date on last-minute or late-release tickets. This is dependent on the individual train operating company you travel with.

Journey details

Want to know more about your journey from Genk to Rotterdam? We've compiled some of the most frequently asked questions by our customers to help you plan your journey.

How long does the train from Genk to Rotterdam take?

The average journey time by train between Genk and Rotterdam is 3 hours and 36 minutes, with around 50 trains per day. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays, so use our Journey Planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

What's the fastest journey time between Genk and Rotterdam by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Genk to Rotterdam is 2 hours and 27 minutes.

How much does the train from Genk to Rotterdam cost?

Train tickets from Genk to Rotterdam can start from as little as €34.20 when you book in advance and are usually more expensive when purchased on the day. Prices can also vary depending the time of day, route and class you book.

Is there a direct train from Genk to Rotterdam?

No, there are no direct train services from Genk to Rotterdam. Travelling from Genk to Rotterdam by train will require a minimum of 1 change.

What time does the first train from Genk to Rotterdam leave?

The first train from Genk to Rotterdam leaves at 05:04. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Genk to Rotterdam leave?

The last train from Genk to Rotterdam leaves at 21:07. Trains that depart in the early morning hours or very late evening may be sleeper services, time and services may also vary during weekends and holidays.

What's the distance between Genk and Rotterdam by train?

Trains travelling from Genk to Rotterdam cover a distance of around 80 miles (128 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Rotterdam to Genk.
Average prices for adult tickets in economy. Discount cards and coach journey excluded. Prices are based on searches made by our customers over the past 6 months. "14 days in advance" includes days 13 and 15. / The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Genk to Rotterdam for a typical week day using timetable data for 25/06/2019. On weekends, holidays or other exceptional times, fewer services may be available. The fare range provided has been found by our customers on Trainline on 12/09/2020 for travel on 22/06/2020 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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