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There are 13 ways to get from Munich to Rotterdam by plane, train, car, bus or night bus

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Fly Munich to Amsterdam Schiphol, train  •  4h 58m

  1. Fly from Munich (MUC) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) MUC - AMS
  2. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Rotterdam Centraal

$53 - $242

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Train to Innsbruck, fly to Rotterdam  •  6h 3m

  1. Take the train from München Hbf to Innsbruck Hbf
  2. Fly from Innsbruck (INN) to Rotterdam (RTM) INN - RTM

$98 - $1,552

Train to Salzburg, fly to Rotterdam  •  6h 12m

  1. Take the train from München Hbf to Salzburg Hbf
  2. Fly from Salzburg (SZG) to Rotterdam (RTM) SZG - RTM

$107 - $802

Train to Innsbruck, fly to Amsterdam Schiphol, train  •  6h 26m

  1. Take the train from München Hbf to Innsbruck Hbf
  2. Fly from Innsbruck (INN) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) INN - AMS
  3. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Rotterdam Centraal

$116 - $469

Train to Nuremberg, fly to Amsterdam Schiphol, train  •  7h 9m

  1. Take the train from München Hbf to Nürnberg Hbf
  2. Fly from Nuremberg (NUE) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) NUE - AMS
  3. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Rotterdam Centraal

$128 - $456

Fly Munich to Brussels, train  •  6h 44m

  1. Fly from Munich (MUC) to Brussels (BRU) MUC - BRU
  2. Take the train from Brussels Airport - Zaventem to Rotterdam Centraal

$86 - $257

Fly Munich to Dusseldorf, train  •  7h 29m

  1. Fly from Munich (MUC) to Dusseldorf (DUS) MUC - DUS
  2. Take the train from Dusseldorf Hbf to Utrecht Centraal
  3. Take the train from Utrecht Centraal to Rotterdam Centraal

$102 - $247

Train  •  8h 57m

  1. Take the train from München Hbf to Duisburg Hbf Ice
  2. Take the train from Duisburg Hbf to Utrecht Centraal
  3. Take the train from Utrecht Centraal to Rotterdam Centraal

$170 - $249

Train via Eindhoven  •  9h 13m

  1. Take the train from München Hbf to Düsseldorf Hbf Ice
  2. Take the train from Dusseldorf Hbf to Venlo
  3. Take the train from Venlo to Eindhoven
  4. Take the train from Eindhoven to Rotterdam Centraal

Train, drive  •  7h 53m

  1. Take the train from München Hbf to Düsseldorf Hbf Ice
  2. Drive from Düsseldorf Hbf to Rotterdam

$152 - $232

Bus  •  14h 50m

  1. Take the bus from Munich Hbf to Rotterdam

$70 - $100

Night bus, bus  •  13h 14m

  1. Take the night bus from Munich, Munich central bus station to Utrecht N94
  2. Take the bus from Utrecht, CS Jaarbeurszijde to Rotterdam, Kralingse Zoom 388

$62 - $94

Drive  •  7h 33m

  1. Drive from Munich to Rotterdam 512.9 miles

$120 - $180

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The cheapest way to get from Munich to Rotterdam is to bus which costs 60€ - 85€ and takes 14h 50m.

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The quickest way to get from Munich to Rotterdam is to fly and train which costs 45€ - 210€ and takes 4h 58m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Munich Hbf and arriving at Rotterdam. Services depart twice a week, and operate Friday and Saturday. The journey takes approximately 14h 50m.

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No, there is no direct train from Munich to Rotterdam. However, there are services departing from München Hbf and arriving at Rotterdam Centraal via Duisburg Hbf and Utrecht Centraal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 57m.

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The distance between Munich and Rotterdam is 658 km. The road distance is 820.6 km.

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The best way to get from Munich to Rotterdam without a car is to train which takes 8h 57m and costs 140€ - 220€.

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It takes approximately 4h 58m to get from Munich to Rotterdam, including transfers.

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Munich to Rotterdam bus services, operated by Eurolines DE, depart from Munich Hbf station.

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Munich to Rotterdam train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, depart from München Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Munich to Rotterdam is to train which takes 8h 57m and costs 140€ - 220€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 60€ - 85€ and takes 14h 50m.

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Map of how to get from Munich to Rotterdam.
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  • Distance: 411.5 miles
  • Duration: 4h 58m

What companies run services between Munich, Germany and Rotterdam, Netherlands?

You can take a train from Munich to Rotterdam via Duisburg Hbf and Utrecht Centraal in around 8h 57m. Alternatively, Eurolines DE operates a bus from Munich to Rotterdam twice a week. Tickets cost $70 - $100 and the journey takes 14h 50m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Munich to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $350
Flights from Munich to Amsterdam Schiphol via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $350
Flights from Innsbruck to Amsterdam Schiphol via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from Nuremberg to Amsterdam Schiphol via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Flights from Munich to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $390
Flights from Munich to Brussels via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $390
Flights from Munich to Brussels via Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from Munich to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $470
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Munich to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $420
Flights from Innsbruck to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $550
Flights from Nuremberg to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Flights from Munich to Brussels via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $480
Transavia Holland
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Innsbruck to Rotterdam
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $650
Flights from Salzburg to Rotterdam
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $700
Flights from Innsbruck to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $550
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Munich to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $320
Flights from Nuremberg to Amsterdam Schiphol via Hamburg
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $700
Flights from Munich to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $1,700
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Nuremberg to Amsterdam Schiphol via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,100
Flights from Munich to Brussels via Basel
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Train operators
Dutch Railways (NS)

Dutch Railways (NS) is the main passenger railway operator in the Netherlands. Founded in 1938, NS connects all major cities in the Netherlands, and offers night trains, international trains, Intercity direct, and trains to and from the airport. NS International is the international subsidiary of NS; their services include high-speed trains such as Thalys, ICE International, Eurostar and TGV, to major European hubs including Paris, London, Brussels, Berlin, Cologne, Frankfurt and Lille.

Contact Details
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Schiphol Airport to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
26m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $20
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Brussels Airport - Zaventem to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Utrecht Centraal to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
37m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $17
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Venlo to Eindhoven
Ave. Duration
38m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $17
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Eindhoven to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $27
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Schiphol Airport to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $40
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$19 - $40
1st Class
$35 - $45
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and offers many different types of rail transportation including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from München Hbf to Innsbruck Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 44m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
bahn.de
Train from München Hbf to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 57m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
bahn.de
Train from München Hbf to Nürnberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 52m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
bahn.de
Train from Dusseldorf Hbf to Utrecht Centraal
Ave. Duration
2h 2m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
bahn.de
Train from München Hbf to Duisburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
5h 17m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$120 - $180
Website
bahn.de
Train from Duisburg Hbf to Utrecht Centraal
Ave. Duration
1h 44m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
bahn.de
Train from München Hbf to Düsseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
5h 3m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$120 - $180
Website
bahn.de
Eurobahn
Website
eurobahn.de
Train from Dusseldorf Hbf to Venlo
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
eurobahn.de
Bus operators
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Munich Hbf to Rotterdam
Ave. Duration
14h 50m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$70 - $100
Website
eurolines.de
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Night bus from Munich, Munich central bus station to Utrecht
Ave. Duration
11h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $80
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Qbuzz
Phone
033 -4601580
Website
qbuzz.nl
Bus from Utrecht, CS Jaarbeurszijde to Rotterdam, Kralingse Zoom
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $15
Website
Qbuzz

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The quickest flight from Munich Airport to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 30m.

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Munich to Rotterdam bus services, operated by Eurolines DE, arrive at Rotterdam station.

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Munich to Rotterdam train services, operated by Dutch Railways (NS), arrive at Rotterdam Centraal station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Munich to Rotterdam is 821 km. It takes approximately 7h 33m to drive from Munich to Rotterdam.

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Eurowings, KLM and Lufthansa offer flights from Munich Airport to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport.

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