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  •  6 h 26 min

  1. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to London Euston
  2. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar Est
  3. Take the train from Bruxelles Midi to Rotterdam Centraal Tha

$188 - $392

Cheapest option

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 Londres > Douvres > Bruxelles Centre - Gare Midi > Rotterdam > La Haye > Amsterdam Centre - Sloterdijk / ...

$33 - $45

8 alternative options

Train, bus  •  11 h 57 min

  1. Take the train from Birmingham Moor Street to London Marylebone
  2. Take the bus from London to Rotterdam Londres > Douvres > Bruxelles Centre - Gare Midi > Rotterdam > La Haye > Amsterdam Centre - Sloterdijk / ...

$93 - $133

Train, car ferry  •  13 h 53 min

  1. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Cambridge
  2. Take the train from Cambridge to Harwich International
  3. Take the car ferry from Harwich to Hook of Holland

$168 - $225

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

$264 - $307

Drive, car ferry  •  7 h 41 min

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

$109 - $168

Train to London City, fly to Rotterdam  •  4 h 17 min

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

$148 - $405

Fly Birmingham to Amsterdam, train  •  4 h 22 min

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

$68 - $250

Fly Birmingham to Brussels, train  •  5 h 25 min

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

$99 - $359

Train to East Midlands, fly to Amsterdam, train  •  5 h 38 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

$116 - $351

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

You can take a train from Birmingham to Rotterdam via London Euston, London St. Pancras International, Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar, and Bruxelles Midi in around 6 h 26 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
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
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
2 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
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 East Midlands to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $440
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
Eurostar
Website
eurostar.com
Train from London St. Pancras International to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar
Ave. Duration
2 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$70 - $210
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$70 - $210
Premier
$170 - $250
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Bruxelles Midi to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$45 - $70
1st Class
$70 - $90
Train from Schiphol (Airport) to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $40
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$20 - $40
1st Class
$35 - $50
Train from Antwerpen Centraal to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$30 - $55
1st Class
$50 - $70
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
$70 - $110
Website
chilternrailways.co.uk
Advance Single
$35 - $60
Anytime Day Single
$70 - $110
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
$70 - $110
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$45 - $70
Anytime Single
$70 - $110
Off-Peak Single
$65 - $95
Train from Birmingham New Street to Derby
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$26 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $60
Off-Peak Single
$22 - $35
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
$183
Website
eurotunnel.com
Bus operators
Ferry operators

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Birmingham to Rotterdam?

The distance between Birmingham and Rotterdam is 439 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Birmingham to Rotterdam?

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

What is the fastest way to get from Birmingham to Rotterdam?

The quickest way to get from Birmingham to Rotterdam is to train and fly which takes 4 h 17 min and costs £100 - £290.

Is there a direct train between Birmingham and Rotterdam?

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 and Bruxelles Midi. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 26 min.

Is there a direct bus between Birmingham and Rotterdam?

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.

How long does it take to get from Birmingham to Rotterdam?

It takes approximately 6 h 26 min to get from Birmingham to Rotterdam, including transfers.