There are 12 ways to get from Barcelona to Rotterdam by plane, train, taxi, car or bus

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly Barcelona to Amsterdam, train  •  5 h 14 min

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

$63 - $277

Cheapest option

Fly Barcelona to Rotterdam  •  5 h 5 min

  1. Fly from Barcelona (BCN) to Rotterdam (RTM) BCN - RTM

$50 - $320

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Train to Girona, fly to Rotterdam  •  5 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from Barcelona Sants to Girona
  2. Fly from Girona (GRO) to Rotterdam (RTM) GRO - RTM

$96 - $475

Fly Barcelona to Eindhoven, train  •  6 h 31 min

  1. Fly from Barcelona (BCN) to Eindhoven (EIN) BCN - EIN
  2. Take the train from Eindhoven to Rotterdam Centraal

Fly Barcelona to Brussels, train  •  6 h 29 min

  1. Fly from Barcelona (BCN) to Brussels (BRU) BCN - BRU
  2. Take the train from Antwerpen Centraal to Rotterdam Centraal

$82 - $260

Train to Girona, fly to Amsterdam, train  •  6 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from Barcelona Sants to Girona
  2. Fly from Girona (GRO) to Amsterdam (AMS) GRO - AMS
  3. Take the train from Schiphol (Airport) to Rotterdam Centraal

$79 - $392

Train  •  10 h 16 min

  1. Take the train from Barcelona Sants to Paris Gare de Lyon Tgv
  2. Take the train from Paris Nord to Rotterdam Centraal Tha

$328 - $388

Train NS International  •  10 h 23 min

  1. Take the train from Barcelona Sants to Valence TGV Tgv / ...
  2. Take the train from Valence TGV to Rotterdam Centraal Thalys

Taxi, train, drive  •  16 h 47 min

  1. Take a taxi from Barcelona to Malgrat de Mar
  2. Take the train from Malgrat de Mar to Barcelona Sants R1
  3. Take the train from Barcelona Sants to Paris Gare de Lyon Tgv
  4. Take the train from Paris Nord to Düsseldorf Hbf Tha
  5. Drive from Düsseldorf Hbf to Rotterdam

$480 - $602

Bus Ouibus  •  21 h 58 min

  1. Take the bus from Barcelona City Center to Paris City Center - Bercy Ouibus
  2. Take the bus from Paris City Center - Bercy to Rotterdam Ouibus

$54 - $75

Bus Starbus  •  23 h

  1. Take the bus from Barcelona to Rotterdam

$144

Drive  •  13 h 49 min

  1. Drive from Barcelona to Rotterdam 920.4 miles

$220 - $330

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Barcelona to Rotterdam is to bus which costs 45€ - 65€ and takes 21 h 58 min.

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The quickest way to get from Barcelona to Rotterdam is to fly which takes 5 h 5 min and costs 40€ - 280€.

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The distance between Barcelona and Rotterdam is 1185 km. The road distance is 1473 km.

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It takes approximately 5 h 14 min to get from Barcelona to Rotterdam, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Barcelona and arriving at Rotterdam. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 23 h.

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No, there is no direct train from Barcelona to Rotterdam. However, there are services departing from Barcelona Sants and arriving at Rotterdam Centraal via Paris Gare De Lyon and Paris Nord. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 16 min.

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What companies run services between Barcelona, Spain and Rotterdam, Netherlands?

Transavia Holland flies from Barcelona to Rotterdam twice daily. Alternatively, you can take a train from Barcelona to Rotterdam via Paris Gare de Lyon, Paris Gare De Lyon, and Paris Nord in around 10 h 16 min.

Airlines
Transavia Holland
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Barcelona to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $410
Flights from Barcelona to Rotterdam
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $470
Flights from Girona to Rotterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $440
Flights from Barcelona to Eindhoven
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $440
Flights from Girona to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $320
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Barcelona to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $500
Flights from Barcelona to Brussels via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from Girona to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $320
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Barcelona to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $380
Flights from Barcelona to Amsterdam via Bilbao
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$60 - $380
Flights from Barcelona to Brussels
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $330
Flights from Barcelona to Brussels via Valencia
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $330
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Barcelona to Amsterdam via Geneva
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $800
Flights from Barcelona to Brussels via Geneva
Ave. Duration
4 h 7 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$70 - $240
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Barcelona to Brussels
Ave. Duration
2 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $430
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Barcelona to Brussels
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $330
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Barcelona to Brussels via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Barcelona to Amsterdam via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Jet2.com
Website
jet2.com
Flights from Girona to Amsterdam via Leeds Bradford
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $420
Train operators
Dutch Railways (NS)
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Schiphol (Airport) to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $20
Website
ns.nl
Purchase a
eurail.com
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Schiphol (Airport) to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $40
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$19 - $40
1st Class
$35 - $45
Train from Antwerpen Centraal to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$30 - $50
1st Class
$50 - $65
Train from Paris Nord to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
2 h 43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$120 - $160
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$120 - $160
1st Class
$160 - $230
Train from Paris Nord to Düsseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 51 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$150 - $200
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$150 - $200
1st Class
$200 - $280
NS International
Website
nsinternational.nl
Train from Schiphol Airport to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
nsinternational.nl
Train from Valence TGV to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
5 h 9 min
Frequency
Once a week
Schedules at
nsinternational.nl
Ns
Website
ns.nl
Train from Schiphol Airport to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
ns.nl
Train from Eindhoven to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
ns.nl
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
tgv.com
Train from Barcelona Sants to Girona
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$23 - $29
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$23 - $29
1st Class
$42 - $43
Train from Barcelona Sants to Paris Gare de Lyon
Ave. Duration
6 h 28 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$200 - $230
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$200 - $230
1st Class
$260 - $400
Train from Barcelona Sants to Valence TGV
Ave. Duration
4 h 14 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$100 - $120
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$100 - $120
1st Class
$140 - $210
Barcelona Cercanías (RENFE)
Phone
900 41 00 41
Website
renfe.com
Train from Malgrat de Mar to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
renfe.com
Bus operators
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Barcelona City Center to Paris City Center - Bercy
Ave. Duration
15 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Paris City Center - Bercy to Rotterdam
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Website
Ouibus
Starbus
Phone
+34 (0) 963 49 67 67
Email
comercial@starbus.es
Website
starbus.es
Bus from Barcelona to Rotterdam
Ave. Duration
23 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$144
Schedules at
starbus.es
Other operators
Taxi from Barcelona to Malgrat de Mar
Ave. Duration
47 min
Estimated price
$90 - $110
IMET
Phone
+34 932 23 51 51
Website
taxi.amb.cat
Taxi Class
Phone
+34 933 07 07 07
Website
taxiclassrent.com
Taxis Barcelona 24 Hora
Phone
+34 930 13 01 06
Website
taxidebarcelona.net
Radio taxi 033
Phone
+34 933 03 30 33
Website
radiotaxi033.com

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