There are 12 ways to get from Bristol 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.

Recommended option

Train  •  5 h 56 min

  1. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to London Paddington
  2. Take the train from London St. Pancras Int. to Rotterdam Centraal Int. trein

$151 - $387

Cheapest option

Bus  •  12 h 18 min

  1. Take the bus from Bristol, Bus Station to Victoria Coach Station Arrivals 040 / ...
  2. Take the bus from London to Rotterdam Ouibus

$31 - $43

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Bus, train  •  7 h 49 min

  1. Take the bus from Bristol, Bus Station to Heathrow Airport Terminal 5, Heathrow Terminal 5 200 / ...
  2. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Rotterdam Centraal

$103 - $294

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  6 h 30 min

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

$251 - $294

Drive, car ferry  •  6 h 55 min

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

$106 - $161

Fly Bristol to Amsterdam, train  •  4 h 12 min

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

$73 - $252

Train to London City, fly to Rotterdam  •  4 h 49 min

  1. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to London Paddington
  2. Fly from London City (LCY) to Rotterdam (RTM) LCY - RTM

$138 - $405

Train to Cardiff, fly to Amsterdam, train  •  5 h 20 min

  1. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to Cardiff Central
  2. Fly from Cardiff (CWL) to Amsterdam (AMS) CWL - AMS
  3. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Rotterdam Centraal

$102 - $398

Train to Birmingham, fly to Amsterdam, train  •  5 h 39 min

  1. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to Birmingham New Street
  2. Fly from Birmingham (BHX) to Amsterdam (AMS) BHX - AMS
  3. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Rotterdam Centraal

$111 - $326

Fly Bristol to Brussels, train  •  5 h 57 min

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

$117 - $345

Train to Southampton, fly to Amsterdam, train  •  5 h 49 min

  1. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to Southampton Central
  2. Fly from Southampton (SOU) to Amsterdam (AMS) SOU - AMS
  3. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Rotterdam Centraal

$99 - $314

Train to London Heathrow, fly to Amsterdam, train  •  5 h 51 min

  1. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to London Paddington
  2. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Amsterdam (AMS) LHR - AMS
  3. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Rotterdam Centraal

$161 - $443

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Bristol to Rotterdam is to bus which costs £23 - £35 and takes 12 h 18 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bristol to Rotterdam is to fly and train which costs £55 - £200 and takes 4 h 12 min.

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The distance between Bristol and Rotterdam is 306 miles.

It takes approximately 5 h 56 min to get from Bristol to Rotterdam, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Bristol station to Rotterdam. However, there are services departing from Bristol, Bus Station and arriving at Rotterdam via London. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 18 min.

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

You can take a train from Bristol to Rotterdam via London Paddington, Paddington (H&C Line)-Underground, King's Cross St. Pancras Underground Station, and London St. Pancras Int. in around 5 h 56 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Bristol to Rotterdam via Victoria Coach Station Arrivals and London in around 12 h 18 min.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Bristol to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Cardiff to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from Birmingham to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $410
Flights from Bristol to Brussels via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $500
Flights from Southampton to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $430
Flights from London Heathrow to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $410
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 London Heathrow to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $470
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Bristol to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Bristol to Amsterdam via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Cardiff to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from Bristol to Brussels via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $500
Flights from Southampton to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $430
Flights from Southampton to Amsterdam via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $900
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Birmingham to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $320
Flights from Southampton to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $290
BMI Regional
Website
flybmi.com
Flights from Bristol to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Bristol to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $850
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Bristol to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $370
Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to London Paddington
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $120
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $55
Advanced Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Day Single
$60 - $120
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Cardiff Central
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $40
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$13 - $20
Advanced Single
$14 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$20 - $40
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Southampton Central
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$23 - $35
Advanced Single
$25 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $75
Eurostar
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Contact Details
Website
eurostar.com
Train from London St. Pancras Int. to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
3 h 1 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$85 - $270
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$85 - $270
Premier
$200 - $310
Train from London St. Pancras International to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
3 h 1 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$85 - $270
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$85 - $270
Premier
$200 - $310
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
$171
Website
eurotunnel.com
Dutch Railways (NS)
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Schiphol Airport to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $20
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Schiphol Airport to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Hourly
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 Bristol Temple Meads to Cardiff Central
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$24 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $55
Off-Peak Single
$20 - $30
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $80
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Single
$50 - $80
Off-Peak Single
$40 - $65
Bus operators
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Bristol, Bus Station to Heathrow Airport Terminal 5, Heathrow Terminal 5
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Bristol, Bus Station to Victoria Coach Station Arrivals
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Website
nationalexpress.com
Ferry operators

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