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There are 10 ways to get from Dublin to Rotterdam by plane, train, shuttle, car ferry, bus, bus and ferry 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 Dublin to Amsterdam, train  •  4 h 23 min

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

$46 - $213

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Fly Dublin to Rotterdam  •  5 h 48 min

  1. Fly from Dublin (DUB) to Rotterdam (RTM) DUB - RTM

$128 - $406

Fly Dublin to Eindhoven, train  •  5 h 45 min

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

$52 - $226

Fly Dublin to Brussels, train  •  6 h 17 min

  1. Fly from Dublin (DUB) to Brussels (BRU) DUB - BRU
  2. Take the train from Brussels Airport - Zaventem to Rotterdam Centraal

$53 - $218

Shuttle to Belfast (Aldergrove), fly to Amsterdam, train  •  7 h 8 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Dublin Busaras Bus Station to Belfast Europa Bus Centre
  2. Fly from Belfast (Aldergrove) (BFS) to Amsterdam (AMS) BFS - AMS
  3. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Rotterdam Centraal

$85 - $303

Train to Belfast City, fly to Amsterdam, train  •  7 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Connolly to Belfast City Centre, Lanyon Place Train Station
  2. Fly from Belfast City (BHD) to Amsterdam (AMS) BHD - AMS
  3. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Rotterdam Centraal

$121 - $356

Car ferry, train  •  12 h 20 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Dublin to Holyhead
  2. Take the train from Holyhead to London Euston
  3. Take the train from London St. Pancras Int. to Rotterdam Centraal

$275 - $555

Car ferry, train, bus  •  23 h 3 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Dublin to Holyhead
  2. Take the train from Holyhead to Birmingham New Street
  3. Take the train from Birmingham Moor Street to London Marylebone
  4. Take the train from London Victoria to Canterbury East
  5. Take the bus from Canterbury to Rotterdam

$213 - $308

Bus and ferry, bus  •  23 h 22 min

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Dublin to London Victoria 871
  2. Take the bus from London to Rotterdam, Rotterdam CS N814 / ...

$49 - $90

Car ferry, drive  •  13 h 32 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Dublin to Holyhead
  2. Drive from Holyhead to Dover
  3. Take the car ferry from Dover to Calais
  4. Drive from Calais to Rotterdam

$177 - $262

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Dublin to Rotterdam is to bus and ferry and bus which costs 40€ - 80€ and takes 23 h 22 min.

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The quickest way to get from Dublin to Rotterdam is to fly and train which costs 35€ - 190€ and takes 4 h 23 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Dublin to Rotterdam. However, there are services departing from Dublin and arriving at Rotterdam, Rotterdam CS via London. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 23 h 22 min.

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The distance between Dublin and Rotterdam is 740 km.

The best way to get from Dublin to Rotterdam without a car is to car ferry and train which takes 12 h 20 min and costs 230€ - 490€.

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It takes approximately 4 h 23 min to get from Dublin to Rotterdam, including transfers.

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Dublin to Rotterdam bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Dublin station.

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The quickest flight from Dublin Airport to Amsterdam Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 35 min.

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

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Rotterdam is 1 h ahead of Dublin. It is currently 5:52 PM in Dublin and 6:52 PM in Rotterdam.

Map of how to get from Dublin to Rotterdam.
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  • Distance: 462.6 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 23 min

What companies run services between Dublin, Ireland and Rotterdam, Netherlands?

British Airways, Aer Lingus and two other airlines fly from Dublin to Rotterdam hourly.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Dublin to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $330
Flights from Dublin to Amsterdam via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
3 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $430
Flights from Dublin to Rotterdam via London City
Ave. Duration
3 h 11 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Dublin to Rotterdam via Edinburgh, London City
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Dublin to Rotterdam via Glasgow, London City
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Dublin to Rotterdam via Amsterdam, London City
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Flights from Dublin to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $340
Flights from Dublin to Brussels via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
3 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $390
Flights from Belfast City to Amsterdam via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
3 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $750
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Belfast (Aldergrove) to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $300
Flights from Belfast (Aldergrove) to Amsterdam via Liverpool
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $300
Flights from Belfast (Aldergrove) to Amsterdam via Bristol
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $300
Flights from Belfast (Aldergrove) to Amsterdam via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$50 - $300
Flights from Belfast (Aldergrove) to Amsterdam via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
3 h 43 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $300
Flights from Belfast (Aldergrove) to Amsterdam via Manchester
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$50 - $300
Flights from Belfast (Aldergrove) to Amsterdam via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
3 h 47 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $300
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Dublin to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $280
Flights from Dublin to Eindhoven
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $240
Flights from Dublin to Eindhoven via Manchester
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $240
Flights from Dublin to Eindhoven via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $240
Flights from Dublin to Eindhoven via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $240
Flights from Dublin to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $280
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Dublin to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $330
Flights from Dublin to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $340
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Dublin to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $400
Flights from Dublin to Brussels via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from Belfast City to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $470
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Dublin to Amsterdam via Doncaster/Sheffied
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$95 - $410
Flights from Belfast City to Amsterdam via Manchester
Ave. Duration
3 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $380
Flights from Belfast City to Amsterdam via Birmingham
Ave. Duration
3 h 52 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $380
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Dublin to Brussels via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $750
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 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 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
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
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Holyhead to London Euston
Ave. Duration
3 h 41 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$150 - $240
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$95 - $140
Anytime Day Single
$150 - $240
Eurostar
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Website
eurostar.com
Train from London St. Pancras Int. to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
3 h 1 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$85 - $270
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$85 - $270
Premier
$200 - $310
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Holyhead to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
4 h 7 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$65 - $100
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$65 - $100
First Anytime Day Single
$100 - $160
Chiltern Railways
Phone
+44 345 600 5165
Website
chilternrailways.co.uk
Train from Birmingham Moor Street to London Marylebone
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $100
Website
chilternrailways.co.uk
Advance Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Day Single
$65 - $100
Bus operators
Translink UK
Phone
+44 28 9066 6630
Email
feedback@translink.co.uk
Website
translink.co.uk
Shuttle from Dublin Busaras Bus Station to Belfast Europa Bus Centre
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
translink.co.uk
Regional
$23 - $35
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Canterbury to Rotterdam
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Website
Ouibus
Bus from London to Rotterdam
Ave. Duration
9 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$20 - $28
Website
Ouibus
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus and ferry from Dublin to London Victoria
Ave. Duration
12 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$28 - $35
Website
nationalexpress.com
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from London to Rotterdam, Rotterdam CS
Ave. Duration
10 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ferry operators

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Flybe, KLM, Aer Lingus and two other airlines offer flights from Dublin Airport to Amsterdam Airport.

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There are 574+ hotels available in Rotterdam. Prices start at $71 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Dublin to Dublin Airport is to bus which takes 14 min and costs 4€ - 11€.

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