• Treinverbinding Tilburg - Chengdu

    Tilburg - Chengdu

    Only 15 days transit time

    Door-to-door services | 5 times a week | Equipment: 20FT per two, 40FT, 45FT reefers

Rail transport
The Netherlands - China

Since many years BTT is renowned for transport via road, railway and water. With the professional integration of these modalities, BTT Freightmanagement offers perfect door-to-door solutions. BTT Freightmanagement  maintains direct railway connections between the own terminal in Tilburg, Railport Brabant, and several terminals in central and eastern Europe. In addition there is a unique direct railway connection with Chengdu in China.

Chengdu - Tilburg - Rotterdam Express

The Chengdu - Tilburg - Rotterdam Express is the fastest and only direct railway connection between China and the Netherlands. This unique connection enables the transportation of containers from China to the Netherlands and vice versa within 15 days. This is many times faster than transport by sea freight (45 days) and just a few days extra than air freight (7 days), while the rates are only a quarter of the airfreight rates and less than double of the sea freight rates.

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Services in Chengdu

  • Direct road and railway connections from Chengdu to signifcant key cities in China, like Shanghai and Shenzen. The transittime from Chengdu to the coastal areas is 4-5 days.
  • Custom services
  • GPS services

Services in Tilburg

  • Daily railway connections from Tilburg to Rotterdam and Antwerp, also by barge or truck
  • Shortsea connections to England, Ireland, Norway and Portugal
  • Additional container activities
  • Cross dock activities
  • Container storage
  • Custom services
  • Gas measurements / degassing


  • Capacity: 84 TEU per train (20FT per two; 40ft; 45ft; HC; containers and reefers)
  • Lead time: 15 days
  • Distance: 10.947 km
  • Route: Chengdu (International Railway Terminal), China / Kazachstan / Russia / Belarus / Poland, Germany / The Netherlands / Tilburg (Railport Brabant)
From Chengdu to Tilburg
Monday 16:00 Thursday
Wednesday 16:00 Friday
Friday 16:00 Tuesday
Zaterdag 16:00 Monday
Thursday 16:00 Saturday
From Tilburg to Chengdu
Monday 16:00 Monday
Tuesday 16:00 Tuesday
Friday 16:00 Friday
Saturday 16:00 Monday
Thursday 16:00 Saturday
GVT - trein Chengdu Tilburg Rotterdam Express

We speak your language

From China you can communicate with our employees in Tilburg in your own language. They are of Chinese descent, speak your language and are familiar with your country and the Chinese culture. They are well-informed on local legislation, rules and regulations in both China and Europe and will safeguard an error-free execution of your instructions.

BTT office in Chengdu

In the meantime, BTT has its own establishment in Chengdu, BTT International Logistics Co., LTD. From this office we will maintain the contacts with our Chinese partners, without the hindrance of the substantial time difference between China and Europe.

Dutch Pavilion (Chengdu)

In order to bring Dutch products to the attention of Chinese importers, BTT established the Dutch Pavilion in Chengdu. In this attractive area West-European entrepreneurs can display their products and get in touch with Chinese business people. BTT thinks it is important to encourage the cooperation between Dutch exporters and Chinese importers.

GVT - Dutch Pavilion