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There are 11 ways to get from Barcelona to Rotterdam Centraal Station by plane, train, taxi, bus or car

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Fly Barcelona to Amsterdam Schiphol, train

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

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Barcelona Nord - Bus Station to Brussels City Center - Midi Train station
  2. Take the bus from Brussels City Center - Midi Train station to Rotterdam

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Fly Barcelona to Rotterdam

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

Taxi to Girona, fly to Rotterdam

  1. Take the taxi from Barcelona to Girona Airport
  2. Fly from Girona (GRO) to Rotterdam (RTM)

Fly Barcelona to Eindhoven, train

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

Taxi to Girona, fly to Amsterdam Schiphol, train

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

Fly Barcelona to Brussels, train

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

Train

  1. Take the train from Barcelona-Sants to Paris Gare De Lyon
  2. Take the train from Paris Nord to Rotterdam Centraal

Train via Saint-Marcel-lès-Valence

  1. Take the train from Barcelona-Sants to Valence Tgv Rhone-Alpes Sud
  2. Take the train from Valence Tgv Rhone-Alpes Sud to Rotterdam Centraal

Bus, train

  1. Take the bus from Barcelona to Brussels Zaventem Airport
  2. Take the train from Brussels Airport - Zaventem to Breda
  3. Take the train from Breda to Rotterdam Centraal

Drive

  1. Drive from Barcelona to Rotterdam Centraal Station

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The cheapest way to get from Barcelona to Rotterdam Centraal Station is to bus which costs €40 - €55 and takes 21h 10m.

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The quickest way to get from Barcelona to Rotterdam Centraal Station is to fly which costs €70 - €380 and takes 5h 14m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Barcelona station to Rotterdam Centraal Station. However, there are services departing from Barcelona Nord - Bus Station and arriving at Rotterdam via Brussels City Center - Midi Train station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 21h 10m.

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No, there is no direct train from Barcelona to Rotterdam Centraal Station. However, there are services departing from Barcelona-Sants and arriving at Rotterdam Centraal via Gare de Lyon and Paris Nord. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10h 39m.

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The distance between Barcelona and Rotterdam Centraal Station is 1185 km. The road distance is 1475.2 km.

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The best way to get from Barcelona to Rotterdam Centraal Station without a car is to train which takes 10h 39m and costs €180 - €320.

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It takes approximately 5h 17m to get from Barcelona to Rotterdam Centraal Station, including transfers.

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Barcelona to Rotterdam Centraal Station bus services, operated by Blablabus, depart from Barcelona Nord - Bus Station.

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Barcelona to Rotterdam Centraal Station train services, operated by Renfe SNCF, depart from Barcelona-Sants station.

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The best way to get from Barcelona to Rotterdam Centraal Station is to fly which takes 5h 14m and costs €70 - €380. Alternatively, you can train, which costs €180 - €320 and takes 10h 39m, you could also bus, which costs €40 - €55 and takes 21h 10m.

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Map of how to get from Barcelona to Rotterdam Centraal Station.
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  • Distance: 1184.7 km
  • Duration: 5h 17m

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

Transavia Holland flies from Barcelona to Rotterdam Centraal Station once daily. Alternatively, you can take a train from Barcelona to Rotterdam Centraal Station via Paris Gare De Lyon, Gare de Lyon, Gare du Nord, Paris Nord, and Rotterdam Centraal in around 10h 39m.

Airlines
Transavia Holland
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Barcelona to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€70 - €310
Flights from Barcelona to Rotterdam
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€70 - €380
Flights from Girona to Rotterdam
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€70 - €320
Flights from Barcelona to Eindhoven
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€75 - €390
Flights from Girona to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€90 - €320
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Barcelona to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
2h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€60 - €300
Flights from Barcelona to Brussels
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€45 - €250
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Barcelona to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €480
Flights from Barcelona to Brussels via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €480
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Barcelona to Eindhoven
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
€35 - €390
Flights from Barcelona to Eindhoven via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€35 - €390
Flights from Barcelona to Eindhoven via Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
€35 - €390
Flights from Barcelona to Brussels
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€30 - €280
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Barcelona to Amsterdam Schiphol via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€130 - €550
Flights from Barcelona to Brussels via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €500
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Barcelona to Brussels via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€90 - €390
Flights from Barcelona to Brussels via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€90 - €390
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Barcelona to Brussels
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€80 - €390
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Barcelona to Brussels via Geneva
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
€65 - €360
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
26 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
€9 - €21
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€9 - €13
1st Class
€16 - €21
Train from Eindhoven Centraal to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€13 - €35
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€13 - €19
1st Class
€23 - €35
Train from Breda to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
€9 - €23
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€9 - €14
1st Class
€16 - €23
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Schiphol Airport to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€40 - €75
Website
Thalys
Standard
€40 - €55
Comfort
€50 - €70
Premium
€50 - €75
Train from Anvers-Central to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€45 - €90
Website
Thalys
Standard
€45 - €65
Comfort
€55 - €75
Premium
€60 - €90
Train from Paris Nord to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€95 - €200
Website
Thalys
Standard
€95 - €140
Comfort
€110 - €150
Premium
€140 - €200
Train from Valence Tgv Rhone-Alpes Sud to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€170 - €370
Website
Thalys
Standard
€170 - €240
Comfort
€190 - €250
Premium
€270 - €370
Renfe SNCF
Phone
+34 902 320 320
Email
comunicacion@renfe.es
Website
renfe-sncf.com
Train from Barcelona-Sants to Paris Gare De Lyon
Ave. Duration
6h 47m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€85 - €120
Website
renfe-sncf.com
Train from Barcelona-Sants to Valence Tgv Rhone-Alpes Sud
Ave. Duration
4h 33m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€55 - €80
Website
renfe-sncf.com
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
belgiantrain.be
Train from Brussels Airport - Zaventem to Breda
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€18 - €21
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
€18 - €21
1st Class
€25 - €29
Bus operators
Blablabus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 10 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
+33 1 71 53 01 80
Website
blablacar.fr
Bus from Barcelona Nord - Bus Station to Brussels City Center - Midi Train station
Ave. Duration
17h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€35 - €45
Website
Blablabus
Bus from Brussels City Center - Midi Train station to Rotterdam
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€9 - €12
Website
Blablabus
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Barcelona to Brussels Zaventem Airport
Ave. Duration
21h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€60 - €80
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
For more information, please visit this page
Other operators
taxi
Taxi from Barcelona to Girona Airport
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
On demand
Schedules at
taxisaeropuertogirona.com

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The quickest flight from Barcelona Airport to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 15m.

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Barcelona to Rotterdam Centraal Station bus services, operated by Blablabus, arrive at Rotterdam station.

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Barcelona to Rotterdam Centraal Station train services, operated by Thalys, arrive at Rotterdam Centraal station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Barcelona to Rotterdam Centraal Station is 1475 km. It takes approximately 13h 51m to drive from Barcelona to Rotterdam Centraal Station.

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Swiss, Transavia Holland, KLM and Vueling Airlines offer flights from Barcelona Airport to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport.

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There are 249+ hotels available in Rotterdam Centraal Station. Prices start at €87 per night.

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The best way to get from Barcelona to Barcelona Airport is to bus which takes 20 min and costs €2 - €6.

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