How to get from Copenhagen to Rotterdam

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Recommended option

Fly to Amsterdam, train  •  4 h 41 min

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

$70 - $258

Cheapest option

Fly to Eindhoven, train  •  5 h 37 min

  1. Fly from Copenhagen (CPH) to Eindhoven (EIN) CPH - EIN
  2. Take the train from Eindhoven to Rotterdam Centraal

$54 - $239

8 alternative options

Fly to Brussels, train  •  5 h 49 min

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

$91 - $261

Fly to Dusseldorf, train  •  7 h 36 min

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

$71 - $245

Fly to Charleroi, train  •  6 h 55 min

  1. Fly from Copenhagen (CPH) to Charleroi (CRL) CPH - CRL
  2. Take the train from Bruxelles Midi to Rotterdam Centraal

$76 - $214

Train via Osnabrück Hbf  •  11 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from Koebenhavn H to Hamburg Hbf Ec
  2. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Osnabrück Hbf Ic / ...
  3. Take the train from Osnabrück Hbf to Hengelo Ic
  4. Take the train from Hengelo to Amersfoort
  5. Take the train from Amersfoort to Rotterdam Centraal

$139 - $211

Train  •  13 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from Koebenhavn H to Hamburg Hbf Ec
  2. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf ZOB to Utrecht Centraal Bus
  3. Take the train from Utrecht Centraal to Rotterdam Centraal

$157 - $238

Bus  •  15 h 32 min

  1. Take the bus from Copenhagen to Odense, Odense Ørbækvej 632 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Odense, Odense Station to Rotterdam, Rotterdam CS N844

$60 - $103

Night train, bus  •  16 h 10 min

  1. Take the night train from København H to Hamburg Hbf Ic
  2. Take the bus from Hamburg, ZOB to Utrecht Centraal, Croeselaan 101
  3. Take the bus from Utrecht, CS Jaarbeurszijde to Rotterdam, Capelsebrug Laag 195 / ...

$146 - $209

Drive  •  8 h 58 min

  1. Drive from Copenhagen to Rotterdam 598.7 miles

$140 - $210

What companies run services between Copenhagen, Denmark and Rotterdam, Netherlands?

You can take a train from Copenhagen to Rotterdam via Hamburg Hbf, Osnabrück Hbf, Hengelo, and Amersfoort in around 11 h 4 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Copenhagen to Rotterdam via Odense, Odense Ørbækvej, Bilka / Ørbækvej, OBC Syd Plads E, and Odense, Odense Station in around 15 h 32 min.

Airlines
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $440
Flights from Copenhagen to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $390
Flights from Copenhagen to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $400
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $470
Flights from Copenhagen to Brussels via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $470
Flights from Copenhagen to Dusseldorf via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $490
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Amsterdam via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from Copenhagen to Brussels via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Copenhagen to Brussels via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Copenhagen to Dusseldorf via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $390
Transavia Holland
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Eindhoven
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$30 - $270
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Charleroi
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$18 - $140
Norwegian Air International
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $280
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $200
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
$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 Bruxelles 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
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 - $28
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
$22 - $40
Website
ns.nl
Purchase a
eurail.com
Train from Hengelo to Amersfoort
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $29
Website
ns.nl
Purchase a
eurail.com
Train from Amersfoort to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $16
Website
ns.nl
Purchase a
eurail.com
Train from Utrecht Centraal to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $18
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
Train from Osnabrück Hbf to Hengelo
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
eurobahn.de
Danish Railways (DSB)
Phone
70 13 14 15
Website
dsb.dk
Train from Koebenhavn H to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
4 h 41 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Website
dsb.dk
Night train from København H to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
6 h 32 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Website
dsb.dk
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Osnabrück Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
bahn.de
Train from Hamburg Hbf ZOB to Utrecht Centraal Bus
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$90 - $140
Website
bahn.de
Flixtrain
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Hamburg, Hamburg central station to Osnabrück, Osnabrück central station
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Schedules at
flixtrain.com
Bus operators
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Copenhagen to Odense, Odense Ørbækvej
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $16
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Odense, Odense Station to Rotterdam, Rotterdam CS
Ave. Duration
12 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $85
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Arriva NL
Website
arriva.nl
Bus from Hamburg, ZOB to Utrecht Centraal, Croeselaan
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $100
Schedules at
arriva.nl
Bus from Utrecht, Centraal Jaarbeurszijde to Rotterdam, Metro Capelsebrug
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Schedules at
arriva.nl
Syntus Utrecht
Website
syntusutrecht.nl
Bus from Utrecht, CS Jaarbeurszijde to Rotterdam, Capelsebrug Laag
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
syntusutrecht.nl

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Copenhagen and Rotterdam is 675 km. The road distance is 958 km.

The cheapest way to get from Copenhagen to Rotterdam is to bus which costs 380 kr - 650 kr and takes 15 h 32 min.

The quickest way to get from Copenhagen to Rotterdam is to fly and train which takes 4 h 41 min and costs 440 kr - 1700 kr.

No, there is no direct train from Copenhagen to Rotterdam. However, there are services departing from Koebenhavn H and arriving at Rotterdam Centraal via Hamburg Hbf, Osnabrück Hbf, Hengelo and Amersfoort. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 4 min.

No, there is no direct bus from Copenhagen to Rotterdam. However, there are services departing from Copenhagen and arriving at Rotterdam, Rotterdam CS via Bilka / Ørbækvej and Odense, Odense Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15 h 32 min.

It takes approximately 4 h 41 min to get from Copenhagen to Rotterdam, including transfers.