There are 10 ways to get from Birmingham to Rotterdam by train, bus, car ferry, car, car train or plane

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

Train  •  5 h 36 min

$155 - $387

Cheapest option

Bus  •  12 h 33 min

  1. National Express
  2. Ouibus

$31 - $43

8 alternative options

Train, car ferry  •  13 h 53 min

$158 - $217

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  6 h 36 min

$257 - $300

Drive, car ferry  •  7 h 41 min

$108 - $163

Fly Birmingham to Amsterdam, train  •  4 h 3 min

  1. BHX - AMS

$59 - $249

Train to London City, fly to Rotterdam  •  4 h 12 min

  1. LCY - RTM

$144 - $400

Fly Birmingham to Brussels, train  •  5 h 28 min

  1. BHX - BRU

$98 - $352

Train to East Midlands, fly to Amsterdam, train  •  5 h 18 min

  1. EMA - AMS

$105 - $349

Train to Manchester, fly to Amsterdam, train  •  6 h 22 min

  1. MAN - AMS

$80 - $312

What companies run services between Birmingham, England and Rotterdam, Netherlands?

You can take a train from Birmingham to Rotterdam via London Euston and London St. Pancras International in around 5 h 36 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Birmingham to Rotterdam via London Victoria Coach Station and London in around 12 h 33 min.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Birmingham to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $410
Flights from Birmingham to Brussels via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Manchester to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $450
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Birmingham to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $320
Flights from East Midlands to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $440
Flights from Manchester to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $350
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London City to Rotterdam
Ave. Duration
51 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $430
Flights from Manchester to Amsterdam via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $600
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Manchester to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $350
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Birmingham to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $600
Train operators
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Birmingham New Street to London Euston
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$70 - $110
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $65
Anytime Day Single
$70 - $110
Train from Birmingham New Street to Crewe
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$22 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $55
Eurostar
Website
eurostar.com
Train from London St. Pancras International to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
3 h 1 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$85 - $280
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$85 - $280
Premier
$210 - $320
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Birmingham New Street to Cambridge
Ave. Duration
2 h 46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $110
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $65
Anytime Single
$65 - $110
Off-Peak Single
$60 - $95
Train from Birmingham New Street to Derby
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$25 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $55
Off-Peak Single
$21 - $35
Train from Birmingham New Street to Crewe
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$28 - $45
Anytime Single
$40 - $60
Off-Peak Single
$27 - $40
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$176
Website
eurotunnel.com
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
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $40
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$19 - $40
1st Class
$35 - $50
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
Bus operators
Ferry operators

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Birmingham and Rotterdam is 439 km.

The cheapest way to get from Birmingham to Rotterdam is to bus which costs £23 - £35 and takes 12 h 33 min.

The quickest way to get from Birmingham to Rotterdam is to fly and train which takes 4 h 3 min and costs £40 - £190.

No, there is no direct train from Birmingham to Rotterdam. However, there are services departing from Birmingham New Street and arriving at Rotterdam Centraal via London St. Pancras International. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 36 min.

No, there is no direct bus from Birmingham to Rotterdam. However, there are services departing from Birmingham and arriving at Rotterdam via London. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 33 min.

It takes approximately 5 h 36 min to get from Birmingham to Rotterdam, including transfers.