There are 11 ways to get from Birmingham to Rotterdam by train, bus, car, car train, car ferry 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.

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Train Eurostar  •  5 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to London Euston
  2. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Rotterdam Centraal

$154 - $386

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Bus  •  12 h 33 min

  1. Take the bus from Birmingham to London Victoria Coach Station National Express
  2. Take the bus from London to Rotterdam Ouibus

$31 - $43

9 alternative options

Train Dutch Railways (NS)  •  6 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from Birmingham Moor Street to London Marylebone
  2. Take the train from London St. Pancras Int. to Rotterdam Centraal Int. trein

$130 - $211

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  6 h 36 min

  1. Drive from Birmingham to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais
  3. Drive from Calais to Rotterdam

$255 - $298

Drive, car ferry  •  6 h 56 min

  1. Drive from Birmingham to Dover
  2. Take the car ferry from Dover to Calais
  3. Drive from Calais to Rotterdam

$107 - $163

Fly Birmingham to Amsterdam, train  •  4 h 2 min

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

$59 - $248

Train to London City, fly to Rotterdam  •  4 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to London Euston
  2. Fly from London City (LCY) to Rotterdam (RTM) LCY - RTM

$142 - $398

Train to Manchester, fly to Amsterdam, train  •  5 h 37 min

  1. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Manchester Piccadilly
  2. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Amsterdam (AMS) MAN - AMS
  3. Take the train from Schiphol (Airport) to Rotterdam Centraal

$105 - $321

Fly Birmingham to Brussels, train  •  5 h 32 min

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

$86 - $351

Train to East Midlands, fly to Amsterdam, train  •  5 h 17 min

  1. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Derby
  2. Fly from East Midlands (EMA) to Amsterdam (AMS) EMA - AMS
  3. Take the train from Schiphol (Airport) to Rotterdam Centraal

$105 - $347

Train to London Luton, fly to Amsterdam, train  •  6 h 10 min

  1. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Milton Keynes Central
  2. Fly from London Luton (LTN) to Amsterdam (AMS) LTN - AMS
  3. Take the train from Schiphol (Airport) to Rotterdam Centraal

$97 - $262

Questions & Answers

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

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The quickest way to get from Birmingham to Rotterdam is to fly and train which takes 4 h 2 min and costs £40 - £190.

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The distance between Birmingham and Rotterdam is 439 km.

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

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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.

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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.

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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
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Manchester to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $350
Flights from London Luton to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $230
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Birmingham to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $410
Flights from Manchester to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $450
Flights from Birmingham to Brussels via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Birmingham to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $320
Flights from Manchester to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $350
Flights from Manchester to Amsterdam via Southampton
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$60 - $350
Flights from East Midlands to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $440
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
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Birmingham to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $600
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from London Luton to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $270
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
$65 - $110
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $65
Anytime Day Single
$65 - $110
Train from Birmingham New Street to Milton Keynes Central
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$26 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $65
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
Chiltern Railways
Phone
+44 345 600 5165
Website
chilternrailways.co.uk
Train from Birmingham Moor Street to London Marylebone
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $100
Website
chilternrailways.co.uk
Advance Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Day Single
$65 - $100
Dutch Railways (NS)
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from London St. Pancras Int. to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
3 h 1 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$60 - $110
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Schiphol (Airport) to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $20
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
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
$174
Website
eurotunnel.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
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Birmingham New Street to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Single
$50 - $75
Off-Peak Single
$35 - $60
Train from Birmingham New Street to Derby
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$25 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $55
Off-Peak Single
$21 - $35
Bus operators
Ferry operators

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