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There are 10 ways to get from Berlin to Rotterdam Centraal Station by plane, train, bus, night bus or car

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

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Fly Berlin Tegel to Amsterdam Schiphol, train  •  4h 15m

  1. Fly from Berlin Tegel (TXL) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) TXL - AMS
  2. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Rotterdam Centraal

$84 - $304

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Fly Berlin Schoenefeld to Brussels, train  •  6h 37m

  1. Fly from Berlin Schoenefeld (SXF) to Brussels (BRU) SXF - BRU
  2. Take the train from Brussels Airport - Zaventem to Rotterdam Centraal

$36 - $193

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Fly Berlin Schoenefeld to Amsterdam Schiphol, train  •  4h 42m

  1. Fly from Berlin Schoenefeld (SXF) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) SXF - AMS
  2. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Rotterdam Centraal

$58 - $228

Fly Berlin Tegel to Brussels, train  •  6h 10m

  1. Fly from Berlin Tegel (TXL) to Brussels (BRU) TXL - BRU
  2. Take the train from Brussels Airport - Zaventem to Rotterdam Centraal

$57 - $219

Fly Berlin Tegel to Dusseldorf, train  •  7h

  1. Fly from Berlin Tegel (TXL) to Dusseldorf (DUS) TXL - DUS
  2. Take the train from Dusseldorf Hbf to Utrecht Centraal
  3. Take the train from Utrecht Centraal to Rotterdam Centraal

$88 - $209

Train  •  7h 24m

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

$83 - $142

Train Deutsche Bahn  •  7h 40m

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

$145 - $215

Bus  •  12h 33m

  1. Take the bus from Berlin to Rotterdam

$40 - $93

Night bus  •  10h 37m

  1. Take the night bus from Berlin, Berlin Wannsee to Rotterdam, Rotterdam CS N31

$37 - $83

Drive  •  6h 38m

  1. Drive from Berlin to Rotterdam Centraal Station 432.1 miles

$100 - $160

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The cheapest way to get from Berlin to Rotterdam Centraal Station is to bus which costs 30€ - 85€ and takes 12h 33m.

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The quickest way to get from Berlin to Rotterdam Centraal Station is to fly and train which costs 70€ - 270€ and takes 4h 15m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Berlin to Rotterdam Centraal Station. However, there are services departing from Berlin, S+U Alexanderplatz Bhf/Memhardstr. and arriving at Rotterdam via S+U Zoologischer Garten Bhf and Berlin. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12h 33m.

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No, there is no direct train from Berlin to Rotterdam Centraal Station. However, there are services departing from Berlin Ostbahnhof and arriving at Rotterdam Centraal via Amersfoort. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 24m.

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The distance between Berlin and Rotterdam Centraal Station is 612 km. The road distance is 691.3 km.

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The best way to get from Berlin to Rotterdam Centraal Station without a car is to train which takes 7h 24m and costs 70€ - 130€.

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It takes approximately 4h 15m to get from Berlin to Rotterdam Centraal Station, including transfers.

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Berlin to Rotterdam Centraal Station bus services, operated by Eurolines DE, depart from Berlin station.

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Berlin to Rotterdam Centraal Station train services, operated by Dutch Railways (NS), depart from Berlin Ostbahnhof station.

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The best way to get from Berlin to Rotterdam Centraal Station is to train which takes 7h 24m and costs 70€ - 130€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 30€ - 85€ and takes 12h 33m.

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Map of how to get from Berlin to Rotterdam Centraal Station.
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  • Distance: 382.8 miles
  • Duration: 4h 15m

What companies run services between Berlin, Germany and Rotterdam Centraal Station, Netherlands?

You can take a train from Berlin to Rotterdam Centraal Station via Amersfoort and Rotterdam Centraal in around 7h 24m. Alternatively, Eurolines DE operates a bus from Berlin to Rotterdam Centraal Station twice daily. Tickets cost $35 - $85 and the journey takes 10h 45m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Amsterdam Schiphol via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $950
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Amsterdam Schiphol via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $950
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $300
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Brussels via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $410
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Brussels via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $410
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $200
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Dusseldorf via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $390
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Brussels via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $480
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $200
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Berlin Schoenefeld to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $210
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $150
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $430
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Brussels via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $300
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Berlin Schoenefeld to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$16 - $210
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Brussels via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,200
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Dusseldorf via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$110 - $1,400
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 Berlin Ostbahnhof to Amersfoort
Ave. Duration
6h 2m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$70 - $130
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Amersfoort to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
58m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $21
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 Dusseldorf Hbf to Utrecht Centraal
Ave. Duration
2h 2m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
bahn.de
Train from Berlin Hbf (tief) to Duisburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 56m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$100 - $150
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
Bus operators
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Berlin to Rotterdam
Ave. Duration
10h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $85
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 Berlin, Berlin Wannsee to Rotterdam, Rotterdam CS
Ave. Duration
9h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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

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Berlin to Rotterdam Centraal Station bus services, operated by Eurolines DE, arrive at Rotterdam station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Berlin to Rotterdam Centraal Station is 691 km. It takes approximately 6h 38m to drive from Berlin to Rotterdam Centraal Station.

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KLM and Lufthansa offer flights from Berlin Tegel Airport to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport.

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There are 631+ hotels available in Rotterdam Centraal Station. Prices start at $67 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Berlin to Berlin Tegel Airport is to bus which takes 22m and costs 2€ - 4€.

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