There are 10 ways to get from Bucharest to Rotterdam by plane, train, bus 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.

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Fly to Amsterdam, train  •  6 h 18 min

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

$82 - $262

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Bus, train  •  27 h 52 min

  1. Take the bus from Bucharest to Brussels-North Station
  2. Take the train from Brussel-Noord to Rotterdam Centraal Intercity direct / ...

$20 - $40

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Fly to Brussels, train  •  7 h 57 min

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

$65 - $237

Fly to Eindhoven, train  •  7 h 39 min

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

$54 - $275

Fly to Charleroi, train  •  9 h 39 min

  1. Fly from Bucharest Otopeni (OTP) to Charleroi (CRL) OTP - CRL
  2. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Rotterdam Centraal

$56 - $232

Train  •  32 h 11 min

  1. Take the train from Bucuresti Nord Gara A to Wien Hbf D
  2. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf Ice
  3. Take the train from Frankfurt to Utrecht Centraal
  4. Take the train from Utrecht Centraal to Rotterdam Centraal

$324 - $481

Bus FlixBus  •  38 h 32 min

  1. Take the bus from Bucharest, Bucharest Autogara Militari to Rotterdam, Rotterdam CS 1924

$130 - $220

Bus Transmarian  •  2 days 2 h

  1. Take the bus from Bucharest to Ploieşti
  2. Take the bus from Ploieşti to Rotterdam

Drive, train  •  24 h 1 min

  1. Drive from Bucharest to Salzburg Hbf
  2. Take the train from Salzburg Hbf to München Hbf M / ...
  3. Take the train from München Hbf to Düsseldorf Hbf Ice
  4. Drive from Düsseldorf Hbf to Rotterdam

$339 - $509

Drive  •  22 h 5 min

  1. Drive from Bucharest to Rotterdam 1398.4 miles

$340 - $500

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No, there is no direct bus from Bucharest to Rotterdam. However, there are services departing from Bucharest and arriving at Rotterdam via Ploieşti. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 2 h.

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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, Frankfurt and Utrecht Centraal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 32 h 11 min.

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The distance between Bucharest and Rotterdam is 1797 km. The road distance is 2237.5 km.

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The best way to get from Bucharest to Rotterdam without a car is to bus and train which takes 27 h 52 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 6 h 18 min to get from Bucharest to Rotterdam, including transfers.

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Bucharest to Rotterdam bus services, operated by Comanto Trans, depart from Bucharest station.

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Bucharest to Rotterdam train services, operated by Romanian Railways (CFR), depart from Bucuresti Nord Gara A station.

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The best way to get from Bucharest to Rotterdam is to train which takes 32 h 11 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 38 h 32 min.

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The quickest flight from Bucharest Otopeni Airport to Amsterdam Airport is the direct flight which takes 3 h.

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Bucharest to Rotterdam bus services, operated by Transmarian, arrive at Rotterdam station.

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Map of how to get from Bucharest to Rotterdam.
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  • Distance: 1123.4 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 18 min

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

You can take a train from Bucharest to Rotterdam via Wien Hbf, Frankfurt(Main)Hbf, Frankfurt, and Utrecht Centraal in around 32 h 11 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Bucharest to Rotterdam 4 times a week. Tickets cost $130 - $220 and the journey takes 37 h 20 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Amsterdam via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $550
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Amsterdam via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $550
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Brussels via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 32 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
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $480
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Brussels via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $490
Tarom
Website
tarom.ro
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 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
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 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $460
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Charleroi
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$24 - $230
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Charleroi via Marseille
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$24 - $230
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Charleroi via Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$24 - $230
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Amsterdam via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Monday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Brussels via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Eindhoven
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $230
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Charleroi
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $330
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Charleroi via Warsaw
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$30 - $330
Adria Airways
Website
adria.si
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Amsterdam via Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Brussels via Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $550
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
Train operators
Dutch Railways (NS)

Dutch Railways (NS) is the main passenger railway operator in the Netherlands. Founded in 1938, NS connects all major cities in the Netherlands, and offers night trains, international trains, Intercity direct, and trains to and from the airport. NS International is the international subsidiary of NS; their services include high-speed trains such as Thalys, ICE International, Eurostar and TGV, to major European hubs including Paris, London, Brussels, Berlin, Cologne, Frankfurt and Lille.

Contact Details
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Schiphol Airport to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $20
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Brussels Airport - Zaventem to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Eindhoven to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $27
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $40
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Brussel-Noord to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
1 h 54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $40
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Utrecht Centraal to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $17
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
Eurostar
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Website
eurostar.com
Train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $85
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$40 - $85
Premier
$85 - $100
Romanian Railways (CFR)
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

The national railway system of Austria, the OBB carried 209 million passengers on local and regional trains, and 35 million on long-distance trains in 2016 alone. The OBB’s 4865 km network covers 570 trains simultaneously at peak times, with one train leaving every 12 seconds, making it a supremely efficient way to travel around the country and surrounding region. The company’s extensive network connects cities in Austria, and adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia.

Contact Details
Website
oebb.at
Train from Wien Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
6 h 21 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$120 - $180
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Train from Salzburg Hbf to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 2 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and offers many different types of rail transportation including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Frankfurt to Utrecht Centraal
Ave. Duration
3 h 33 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$80 - $120
Website
bahn.de
Train from München Hbf to Düsseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
5 h 3 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$120 - $180
Website
bahn.de
Bus operators
Maxibus Travel
Phone
004 0756 117 331
Email
contact@maxibustravel.ro
Website
maxibustravel.ro
Bus from Bucharest to Brussels-North Station
Ave. Duration
25 h 14 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Schedules at
maxibustravel.ro
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Bucharest, Bucharest Autogara Militari to Rotterdam, Rotterdam CS
Ave. Duration
37 h 20 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$130 - $220
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Comanto Trans
Phone
+4-021-312.03.45
Website
comantotrans.autogari.ro
Bus from Bucharest to Ploieşti
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
comantotrans.autogari.ro
Transmarian
Website
transmarian.ro
Bus from Ploieşti to Rotterdam
Ave. Duration
47 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Schedules at
transmarian.ro

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Rotterdam is 1 h behind Bucharest. It is currently 10:39 AM in Bucharest and 9:39 AM in Rotterdam.

Bucharest to Rotterdam train services, operated by Dutch Railways (NS), arrive at Rotterdam Centraal station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Bucharest to Rotterdam is 2237 km. It takes approximately 22 h 5 min to drive from Bucharest to Rotterdam.

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Tarom, Adria Airways, Air Serbia and four other airlines offer flights from Bucharest Otopeni Airport to Amsterdam Airport.

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There are 578+ hotels available in Rotterdam. Prices start at $72 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Bucharest to Bucharest Otopeni Airport is to shuttle which takes 44 min and costs .

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