There are 11 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.

Recommended option

Fly to Amsterdam, train  •  6 h 20 min

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

$82 - $262

Cheapest option

Bus, train  •  27 h 44 min

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

$37 - $60

9 alternative options

Fly to Eindhoven, train  •  7 h 36 min

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

$54 - $272

Fly to Brussels, train  •  7 h 55 min

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

$96 - $275

Fly to Charleroi, train  •  9 h

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

$75 - $257

Fly to Dusseldorf, train  •  9 h 24 min

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

$117 - $252

Train  •  32 h 26 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 Duisburg Hbf Ice
  4. Take the train from Duisburg Hbf to Utrecht Centraal
  5. Take the train from Utrecht Centraal to Rotterdam Centraal

$337 - $530

Train, bus  •  37 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from Bucuresti Nord Gara A to Ploiesti Sud Ir
  2. Take the bus from Ploiești to Rotterdam, Rotterdam CS 1924

$122 - $213

Bus  •  2 days 2 h

  1. Take the bus from Bucuresti to Ploiesti
  2. Take the bus from Ploieşti to Rotterdam

Drive, train  •  24 h 10 min

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

$346 - $517

Drive  •  22 h 5 min

  1. Drive from Bucharest to Rotterdam 1398.4 miles

$340 - $500

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Bucharest to Rotterdam is to bus and train which costs $35 - $60 and takes 27 h 44 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bucharest to Rotterdam is to fly and train which costs $80 - $270 and takes 6 h 20 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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It takes approximately 6 h 20 min to get from Bucharest to Rotterdam, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Bucharest to Rotterdam. However, there are services departing from Bucuresti 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, Nürnberg Hbf, Duisburg Hbf and Utrecht Centraal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 32 h 26 min.

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

You can take a train from Bucharest to Rotterdam via Wien Hbf, Nürnberg Hbf, Duisburg Hbf, and Utrecht Centraal in around 32 h 26 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Bucharest to Rotterdam via Ploiesti and Ploieşti in around 2 days 2 h.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Amsterdam via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $550
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Amsterdam via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $550
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Brussels via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 33 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
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $430
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Dusseldorf via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 48 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 52 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
4 h 45 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
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Amsterdam via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Brussels via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Dusseldorf via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $700
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
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Dusseldorf via Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$140 - $550
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
CSA
Website
csa.cz
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Amsterdam via Prague
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Dusseldorf via Prague
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Eindhoven
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $230
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Charleroi
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $330
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 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $430
Blue Air
Website
blueairweb.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Brussels
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday 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
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
Train from Eindhoven to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $27
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Utrecht Centraal to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $18
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
$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 - $50
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$30 - $50
1st Class
$50 - $65
Train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$40 - $65
1st Class
$65 - $90
Eurostar
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Contact Details
Website
eurostar.com
Train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $75
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$35 - $75
Premier
$80 - $90
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Dusseldorf Hbf to Utrecht Centraal
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
bahn.de
Train from Wien to Nürnberg Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
4 h 12 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$100 - $150
Website
bahn.de
Train from Nürnberg Hbf to Duisburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$90 - $140
Website
bahn.de
Train from Duisburg Hbf to Utrecht Centraal
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
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
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
b-rail.be
Train from Bruxelles-Nord to Anvers-Central
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$7 - $11
1st Class
$11 - $16
Romanian Railways (CFR)
Phone
0219521
Website
cfrcalatori.ro
Train from Bucuresti Nord Gara A to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
19 h 21 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$110 - $170
Website
cfrcaltori.ro
Train from Bucuresti Nord Gara A to Ploiesti Sud
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
cfrcaltori.ro
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 Kufstein to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Purchase an
eurail.com
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
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Contact Details
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
5 times a week
Estimated price
$120 - $210
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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 - $4
Schedules at
comantotrans.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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