There are 12 ways to get from Bucharest to Rotterdam by plane, train, bus, night train 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.

Recommended option

Fly to Amsterdam, train  •  6 h 40 min

  1. Fly from Bucharest Otopeni (OTP) to Amsterdam (AMS) OTP - AMS
  2. Take the train from Schiphol (Airport) to Rotterdam Centraal

$91 - $262

Cheapest option

Bus, train  •  27 h

  1. Take the bus from Bucharest to Brussels-North Station
  2. Take the train from Bruxelles-Nord to Antwerpen Centraal
  3. Take the train from Antwerpen Centraal to Rotterdam Centraal Tha

$38 - $66

10 alternative options

Fly to Brussels, train  •  7 h 33 min

  1. Fly from Bucharest Otopeni (OTP) to Brussels (BRU) OTP - BRU
  2. Take the train from Antwerpen Centraal to Rotterdam Centraal

$97 - $281

Fly to Eindhoven, train  •  7 h 38 min

  1. Fly from Bucharest Otopeni (OTP) to Eindhoven (EIN) OTP - EIN
  2. Take the train from Eindhoven to Rotterdam Centraal

$55 - $274

Fly to Dusseldorf, train  •  9 h 19 min

  1. Fly from Bucharest Otopeni (OTP) to Dusseldorf (DUS) OTP - DUS
  2. Take the train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Venlo
  3. Take the train from Venlo to Rotterdam Centraal

$108 - $238

Fly to Charleroi, bus, train  •  8 h 56 min

  1. Fly from Bucharest Otopeni (OTP) to Charleroi (CRL) OTP - CRL
  2. Take the bus from Charleroi Airport to Bruxelles-Midi
  3. Take the train from Bruxelles Midi to Rotterdam Centraal

$81 - $264

Fly to Rotterdam  •  7 h 52 min

  1. Fly from Bucharest Otopeni (OTP) to Rotterdam (RTM) OTP - RTM

$174 - $465

Train  •  32 h 22 min

  1. Take the train from Bucuresti Nord Gara A to Wien Hbf D
  2. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Nürnberg Hbf Ice
  3. Take the train from Nürnberg Hbf to Düsseldorf Hbf Ice
  4. Take the train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Venlo
  5. Take the train from Venlo to Rotterdam Centraal

$324 - $521

Bus  •  38 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Bucuresti to Ploiesti
  2. Take the bus from Ploiești to Rotterdam, Rotterdam CS 1924

$133 - $235

EuroNight, train  •  34 h 9 min

  1. Take the EuroNight from Gara de Nord to Wien Hauptbahnhof
  2. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Düsseldorf Hbf Ice
  3. Take the train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Venlo
  4. Take the train from Venlo to Rotterdam Centraal

$252 - $383

Drive, train  •  23 h 23 min

  1. Drive from Bucharest to München Ostbahnhof
  2. Take the train from München Hbf to Düsseldorf Hbf Ice
  3. Drive from Düsseldorf Hbf to Rotterdam

$346 - $515

Drive  •  22 h 5 min

  1. Drive from Bucharest to Rotterdam 1398.4 miles

$340 - $500

What companies run services between Bucharest, Romania and Rotterdam, Netherlands?

Austrian Airlines, Transavia Holland and six other airlines fly from Bucharest to Rotterdam every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Bucharest to Rotterdam via Wien Hbf, Nürnberg Hbf, Düsseldorf Hbf, and Venlo in around 32 h 22 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Amsterdam via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $550
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Amsterdam via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $550
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Brussels via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $470
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Brussels via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $470
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Dusseldorf via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $430
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Dusseldorf via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $430
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Amsterdam via Warsaw
Ave. Duration
5 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Brussels via Warsaw
Ave. Duration
4 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $460
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Dusseldorf via Warsaw
Ave. Duration
4 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $410
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $480
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Brussels via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $490
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Dusseldorf via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Tarom
Website
tarom.ro
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $460
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Brussels
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $500
Transavia Holland
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Rotterdam via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $470
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Rotterdam via Budapest
Ave. Duration
6 h 32 min
When
Monday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $470
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Rotterdam via Rome
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Amsterdam via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Brussels via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Monday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Dusseldorf via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $700
CSA
Website
csa.cz
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Amsterdam via Prague
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Brussels via Prague
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $490
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Dusseldorf via Prague
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Eindhoven via Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $270
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Charleroi
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$24 - $230
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Brussels via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $500
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Dusseldorf via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $430
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Eindhoven
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $230
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Charleroi
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $330
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Rotterdam via Frankfurt, London City
Ave. Duration
7 h 47 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$240 - $800
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Amsterdam via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Blue Air
Website
blueairweb.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Brussels
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $390
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $400
Train operators
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
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
$40 - $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
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
Dutch Railways (NS)
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Eindhoven to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $29
Website
ns.nl
Purchase a
eurail.com
Train from Venlo to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$23 - $40
Website
ns.nl
Purchase a
eurail.com
Eurobahn
Phone
0180 6 9 27 37 27
Email
info@eurobahn.de
Website
eurobahn.de
Train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Venlo
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
eurobahn.de
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
b-rail.be
Train from Bruxelles-Nord to Antwerpen Centraal
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
belgianrail.be
Purchase a
eurail.com
2nd Class
$7 - $11
1st Class
$11 - $17
Romanian Railways (CFR)
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)
Website
oebb.at
Train from Wien Hbf to Nürnberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
4 h 14 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$85 - $130
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Purchase an
eurail.com
Train from Wien Hbf to Düsseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
9 h 15 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$180 - $270
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Purchase an
eurail.com
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Wien to Nürnberg Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
4 h 12 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$100 - $160
Website
bahn.de
Train from Nürnberg Hbf to Düsseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$90 - $140
Website
bahn.de
Train from München Hbf to Düsseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
4 h 46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$120 - $180
Website
bahn.de
Czech Railways (ČD)
Phone
+420 221 111 122
Email
info@cd.cz
Website
cd.cz
Night train from Gara de Nord to Wien Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
20 h 21 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
cd.cz
Bus operators
Brussels City Shuttle
Phone
+352 50 55 62 1
Website
brussels-city-shuttle.com
Bus from Charleroi Airport to Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $22
Schedules at
brussels-city-shuttle.com
Maxibus Travel
Phone
004 0756 117 331
Email
contact@maxibustravel.ro
Website
maxibustravel.ro
Bus from Bucharest to Brussels-North Station
Ave. Duration
24 h 56 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Schedules at
maxibustravel.ro
Sir Trans
Phone
+4-021-316.42.21
Website
sirtrans.ro
Bus from Bucuresti to Ploiesti
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
sirtrans.ro
GSM Trans
Phone
021-314-0444
Email
office@gsmtrans.ro
Website
gsmtrans.ro
Bus from Bucuresti to Ploiești
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
gsmtrans.ro
Comanto Trans
Phone
+4-021-312.03.45
Website
comantotrans.autogari.ro
Bus from Bucureşti to Ploiesti
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
comantotrans.ro
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Ploiești to Rotterdam, Rotterdam CS
Ave. Duration
36 h 5 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$130 - $230
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Bucharest to Rotterdam?

The distance between Bucharest and Rotterdam is 1797 km. The road distance is 2237 km.

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

The cheapest way to get from Bucharest to Rotterdam is to bus and train which costs $35 - $70 and takes 27 h.

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

The quickest way to get from Bucharest to Rotterdam is to fly and train which takes 6 h 40 min and costs $90 - $270.

Is there a direct train between Bucharest and Rotterdam?

No, there is no direct train from Bucharest to Rotterdam. However, there are services departing from Bucuresti Nord Gara A and arriving at Rotterdam Centraal via Wien Hbf, Nürnberg Hbf, Düsseldorf Hbf and Venlo. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 32 h 22 min.

Is there a direct bus between Bucharest and Rotterdam?

No, there is no direct bus from Bucharest to Rotterdam. However, there are services departing from Bucuresti and arriving at Rotterdam, Rotterdam CS via Ploiești. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 38 h 5 min.

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

It takes approximately 6 h 40 min to get from Bucharest to Rotterdam, including transfers.