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There are 8 ways to get from Berlin to Rotterdam Airport (RTM) by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  7h 34m

  1. Take the train from Berlin Hbf to Amersfoort Centraal Ic
  2. Take the train from Amersfoort Centraal to Rotterdam Centraal Intercity

115€ - 168€

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Bus  •  11h 53m

  1. Take the bus from Berlin central bus station to Rotterdam Central Station N1325

38€ - 45€

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Train via Duisburg  •  7h 53m

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

70€ - 204€

Bus, train  •  12h 39m

  1. Take the bus from Berlin Central Bus Station to Amsterdam Duivendrecht Lesko - Amsterdam 1 / ...
  2. Take the train from Duivendrecht to Rotterdam Centraal Sprinter / ...

43€ - 73€

Drive  •  6h 35m

  1. Drive from Berlin Hbf to Rotterdam Airport (RTM) 728 km

90€ - 140€

Fly to Amsterdam Schiphol, train  •  4h 56m

  1. Fly from Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) BER - AMS
  2. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Rotterdam Centraal

54€ - 264€

Fly to Brussels, train  •  6h 51m

  1. Fly from Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER) to Brussels (BRU) BER - BRU
  2. Take the train from Brussels Airport-Zaventem to Breda
  3. Take the train from Breda to Rotterdam Centraal

49€ - 242€

Fly to Dusseldorf, train  •  7h 31m

  1. Fly from Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER) to Dusseldorf (DUS) BER - DUS
  2. Take the train from Duesseldorf Hbf to Utrecht Centraal
  3. Take the train from Utrecht Centraal to Rotterdam Centraal

92€ - 322€

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Further restrictions may be implemented at short notice
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Rotterdam Airport (RTM) is 1351.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Rotterdam Airport (RTM) is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Rotterdam Airport (RTM) is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 1351.

Yes, entry into Germany from Netherlands is currently restricted.

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The cheapest way to get from Berlin to Rotterdam Airport (RTM) is to bus which costs 35€ - 50€ and takes 11h 53m.

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The quickest way to get from Berlin to Rotterdam Airport (RTM) is to fly and train which costs 50€ - 270€ and takes 4h 56m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Berlin station to Rotterdam Airport (RTM). However, there are services departing from Berlin central bus station and arriving at Rotterdam, Rotterdam Airport via Rotterdam, Rotterdam Centraal perron AA. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11h 53m.

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It is 614 km from Berlin to Rotterdam Airport (RTM). It is approximately 728 km to drive.

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The best way to get from Berlin to Rotterdam Airport (RTM) without a car is to train which takes 7h 34m and costs 110€ - 170€.

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It takes approximately 7h 34m to get from Berlin to Rotterdam Airport (RTM), including transfers.

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Berlin to Rotterdam Airport (RTM) bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Berlin central bus station.

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The best way to get from Berlin to Rotterdam Airport (RTM) is to train which takes 7h 34m and costs 110€ - 170€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 35€ - 50€ and takes 11h 53m.

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The quickest flight from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 20m.

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Berlin to Rotterdam Airport (RTM) bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Rotterdam Central Station.

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Map of how to get from Berlin to Rotterdam Airport (RTM).
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  • Distance: 614.2 km
  • Duration: 7h 34m

What companies run services between Berlin, Germany and Rotterdam Airport (RTM), Netherlands?

You can take a train from Berlin Hbf to Rotterdam Airport (RTM) via Amersfoort Centraal, Rotterdam Centraal, and Rotterdam, Rotterdam Centraal perron AA in around 7h 34m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Berlin central bus station to Rotterdam Central Station 4 times a week. Tickets cost 35€ - 45€ and the journey takes 11h 25m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Amsterdam Schiphol via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
190€ - 390€
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Amsterdam Schiphol via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
190€ - 390€
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
30€ - 210€
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Brussels via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
80€ - 250€
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Brussels via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
80€ - 250€
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Dusseldorf via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
130€ - 330€
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
75€ - 240€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
85€ - 340€
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
30€ - 210€
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
17€ - 80€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
40€ - 200€
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn Intercity

Deutsche Bahn’s high-speed InterCity (IC) trains connect cities within Germany. They’re a popular way to travel as they’re faster than Deutsche Bahn’s regional trains and offer a frequent, fast service. All IC trains have first and second class carriages, power sockets and toilets, and most have a bistro cafe or restaurant. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Berlin Hbf to Amersfoort Centraal
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
100€ - 140€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Berlin Hbf to Duisburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 44m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
90€ - 130€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
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 Amersfoort Centraal to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
12€ - 28€
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
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Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
12€ - 17€
1st Class
19€ - 28€
Train from Utrecht Centraal to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
10€ - 24€
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
10€ - 15€
1st Class
17€ - 24€
Train from Duivendrecht to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
11€ - 27€
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
11€ - 16€
1st Class
19€ - 27€
Train from Schiphol Airport to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
9€ - 21€
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
9€ - 13€
1st Class
16€ - 21€
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€
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It 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 (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Berlin Hbf to Duisburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 59m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
85€ - 130€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Duisburg Hbf to Utrecht Centraal
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
30€ - 50€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Duesseldorf Hbf to Utrecht Centraal
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
35€ - 55€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Flixtrain
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Berlin Hbf to Duisburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 38m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
25€ - 35€
Website
Flixtrain
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Schiphol Airport to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
40€ - 75€
Website
Thalys
Standard
40€ - 55€
Comfort
50€ - 70€
Premium
50€ - 75€
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€ - 20€
Website
Belgian Railways
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Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
18€ - 20€
1st Class
25€ - 29€
Bus operators
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).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Berlin central bus station to Rotterdam Central Station
Ave. Duration
11h 25m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
35€ - 45€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Mądeltrans Eurolines
Phone
+48 14 6 571 777
Email
linia@madeltrans.com.pl
Website
madeltrans.pl
Bus from Berlin Central Bus Station to Amsterdam Duivendrecht
Ave. Duration
10h 55m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
30€ - 45€
Website
Mądeltrans Eurolines

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Yes, the driving distance between Berlin to Rotterdam Airport (RTM) is 728 km. It takes approximately 6h 35m to drive from Berlin to Rotterdam Airport (RTM).

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easyJet, KLM and Lufthansa offer flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport.

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There are 689+ hotels available in Rotterdam Airport (RTM). Prices start at 75€ per night.

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The best way to get from Berlin to Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport is to train which takes 25 min and costs 2€ - 8€.

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