There are 10 ways to get from Denmark to Rotterdam by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly Aalborg to Amsterdam Schiphol, train  •  4h 8m

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

92€ - 628€

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Bus  •  14h 10m

  1. Take the bus from Copenhagen to Rotterdam, Rotterdam CS N844

45€ - 60€

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Fly Copenhagen to Amsterdam Schiphol, train  •  4h 16m

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

50€ - 287€

Fly Billund to Amsterdam Schiphol, train  •  4h 46m

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

85€ - 423€

Fly Copenhagen to Eindhoven, train  •  5h 30m

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

59€ - 170€

Fly Copenhagen to Brussels, train  •  6h 12m

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

116€ - 284€

Fly Billund to Brussels, train  •  6h 47m

  1. Fly from Billund (BLL) to Brussels (BRU) BLL - BRU
  2. Take the train from Anvers-Central to Rotterdam Centraal

128€ - 388€

Train  •  11h 30m

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

102€ - 268€

Train, bus  •  16h 25m

  1. Take the train from Ny Ellebjerg to Hamburg Hbf Ic
  2. Take the bus from Hamburg to Rotterdam

72€ - 138€

Drive  •  8h 45m

  1. Drive from Copenhagen to Rotterdam 958.1 km

120€ - 190€

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Denmark to Rotterdam is to bus which costs 340 kr - 420 kr and takes 14h 10m.

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The quickest way to get from Denmark to Rotterdam is to fly and train which costs 650 kr - 4700 kr and takes 4h 8m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Copenhagen and arriving at Rotterdam, Rotterdam CS. Services depart once daily, and operate Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 14h 10m.

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No, there is no direct train from Denmark to Rotterdam. However, there are services departing from København H and arriving at Rotterdam Centraal via Hamburg Hbf, Osnabrueck Hbf, Hengelo and Amersfoort Centraal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11h 30m.

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The distance between Denmark and Rotterdam is 567 km. The road distance is 958.1 km.

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The best way to get from Denmark to Rotterdam without a car is to train which takes 11h 30m and costs 750 kr - 2000 kr.

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It takes approximately 4h 8m to get from Denmark to Rotterdam, including transfers.

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Denmark to Rotterdam bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Copenhagen station.

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Denmark to Rotterdam train services, operated by Danish Railways (DSB), depart from København H station.

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The best way to get from Denmark to Rotterdam is to train which takes 11h 30m and costs 750 kr - 2000 kr. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 340 kr - 420 kr and takes 14h 10m.

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Map of how to get from Denmark to Rotterdam.
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  • Distance: 566.6 km
  • Duration: 4h 8m

What companies run services between Denmark and Rotterdam, Netherlands?

You can take a train from Copenhagen to Rotterdam via Hamburg Hbf, Osnabrueck Hbf, Hengelo, and Amersfoort Centraal in around 11h 30m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Copenhagen to Rotterdam, Rotterdam CS once daily. Tickets cost 45€ - 60€ and the journey takes 14h 10m.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Aalborg to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
140€ - 1100€
Flights from Copenhagen to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
85€ - 350€
Flights from Billund to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
140€ - 550€
Flights from Copenhagen to Brussels via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 300€
Flights from Billund to Brussels via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
120€ - 280€
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Aalborg to Amsterdam Schiphol via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
90€ - 320€
Flights from Copenhagen to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
55€ - 310€
Flights from Billund to Amsterdam Schiphol via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 330€
Flights from Copenhagen to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
50€ - 320€
Flights from Billund to Brussels via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
3h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
60€ - 270€
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Amsterdam Schiphol via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
130€ - 370€
Flights from Copenhagen to Brussels via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
170€ - 370€
Flights from Billund to Brussels via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
140€ - 360€
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
70€ - 300€
Flights from Billund to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 320€
Norwegian Air International
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Aalborg to Amsterdam Schiphol via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
3h 17m
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
45€ - 350€
Flights from Copenhagen to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
23€ - 210€
Transavia Holland
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Eindhoven
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
55€ - 140€
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
9€ - 21€
Website
NS
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
9€ - 13€
1st Class
16€ - 21€
Train from Eindhoven Centraal to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
13€ - 35€
Website
NS
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
13€ - 19€
1st Class
23€ - 35€
Train from Hengelo to Amersfoort Centraal
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
14€ - 35€
Website
NS
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
14€ - 20€
1st Class
23€ - 35€
Train from Amersfoort Centraal to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
12€ - 28€
Website
NS
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
12€ - 17€
1st Class
19€ - 28€
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Schiphol Airport to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
40€ - 75€
Website
Thalys
Standard
40€ - 55€
Comfort
50€ - 70€
Premium
50€ - 75€
Train from Anvers-Central to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
45€ - 90€
Website
Thalys
Standard
45€ - 65€
Comfort
55€ - 75€
Premium
60€ - 90€
Danish Railways (DSB)
Phone
70 13 14 15
Website
dsb.dk
Train from København H to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 36m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
40€ - 60€
Website
Danish Railways (DSB)
Train from Ny Ellebjerg to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
6h 14m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
45€ - 65€
Website
Danish Railways (DSB)
Deutsche Bahn Intercity

Deutsche Bahn’s high-speed InterCity (IC) trains connect cities within Germany. They’re a popular way to travel as they’re faster than Deutsche Bahn’s regional trains and offer a frequent, fast service. All IC trains have first and second class carriages, power sockets and toilets, and most have a bistro cafe or restaurant. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel.

Contact Details
Website
bahn.com
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Osnabrueck Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 49m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
55€ - 85€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Osnabrueck Hbf to Hengelo
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
40€ - 60€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It 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 (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Osnabrueck Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 49m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
45€ - 65€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Deutsche Bahn Eurocity

Deutsche Bahn’s EuroCity (EC) trains connect German cities to major cities in neighbouring European countries, and are operated in conjunction with their national train company. All EC trains offer First and Standard class; cars are air-conditioned and food and drinks are available onboard. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel. Seat reservations are not compulsory but are recommended for popular routes.

Contact Details
Website
bahn.com
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Osnabrueck Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 49m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
26€ - 40€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Eurobahn
Phone
0180 6 9 27 37 27
Email
info@eurobahn.de
Website
eurobahn.de
Train from Osnabruck Hbf to Hengelo
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
6€ - 9€
Website
eurobahn.de
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Copenhagen to Rotterdam, Rotterdam CS
Ave. Duration
14h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
45€ - 60€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines DE

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The quickest flight from Aalborg Airport to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 20m.

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Denmark to Rotterdam bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Rotterdam, Rotterdam CS station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Denmark to Rotterdam is 958 km. It takes approximately 8h 45m to drive from Denmark to Rotterdam.

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KLM, Norwegian Air International and Scandinavian Airlines offer flights from Aalborg Airport to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport.

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Book your Denmark to Rotterdam bus tickets online with Omio and FlixBus.

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There are 686+ hotels available in Rotterdam. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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The best way to get from Denmark to Aalborg Airport is to line 70 bus which takes 9 min and costs 20 kr.

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