There are 11 ways to get from Dublin to Rotterdam by plane, train, bus, car ferry, 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.

Recommended option

Fly Dublin to Rotterdam  •  5 h 49 min

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

$133 - $406

Cheapest option

Bus and ferry, bus  •  22 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Dublin to London Victoria 871
  2. Take the bus from London to Rotterdam Londres > Douvres > Bruxelles Centre - Gare Midi > Rotterdam > La Haye > Amsterdam Centre - Sloterdijk / ...

$50 - $65

9 alternative options

Fly Dublin to Amsterdam, train  •  4 h 42 min

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

$60 - $213

Fly Dublin to Eindhoven, train  •  5 h 50 min

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

$58 - $225

Fly Dublin to Brussels, train  •  5 h 50 min

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

$90 - $262

Fly Dublin to Dusseldorf, train  •  7 h 56 min

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

$101 - $338

Bus to Belfast (Aldergrove), fly to Amsterdam, train  •  7 h 26 min

  1. Take the bus from Dublin Airport 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

$98 - $306

Car ferry, train  •  13 h 9 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 International to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar Est
  4. Take the train from Bruxelles Midi to Rotterdam Centraal Tha

$316 - $575

Car ferry, train, bus  •  18 h 5 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Dublin to Holyhead
  2. Take the train from Holyhead to London Euston
  3. Take the bus from London to Rotterdam

$222 - $326

Car ferry, train via Birmingham New Street  •  23 h 10 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 New Street to Cambridge
  4. Take the train from Cambridge to Harwich International
  5. Take the car ferry from Harwich to Hook of Holland

$278 - $384

Car ferry, drive  •  14 h 15 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

$182 - $270

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

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

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Dublin to Rotterdam via London City
Ave. Duration
3 h 26 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Dublin to Rotterdam via Glasgow, London City
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Dublin to Rotterdam via Manchester, London City
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Dublin to Rotterdam via Edinburgh, London City
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Dublin to Rotterdam via Amsterdam, London City
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Flights from Dublin to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $330
Flights from Dublin to Amsterdam via London City
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$100 - $430
Flights from Dublin to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $340
Flights from Dublin to Brussels via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $460
Flights from Dublin to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $430
Flights from Dublin to Dusseldorf via London City
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from Dublin to Dusseldorf via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
3 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Dublin to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $390
Flights from Dublin to Brussels via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from Dublin to Dusseldorf via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Dublin to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $280
Flights from Dublin to Eindhoven
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $240
Flights from Dublin to Eindhoven via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $240
Flights from Dublin to Eindhoven via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $240
Flights from Dublin to Eindhoven via Manchester
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Monday, Thursday, 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
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Belfast (Aldergrove) to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $300
Flights from Belfast (Aldergrove) to Amsterdam via Bristol
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $300
Flights from Belfast (Aldergrove) to Amsterdam via Liverpool
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $300
Flights from Belfast (Aldergrove) to Amsterdam via London Luton
Ave. Duration
3 h 41 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $300
Flights from Belfast (Aldergrove) to Amsterdam via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $300
Flights from Belfast (Aldergrove) to Amsterdam via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $300
Flights from Belfast (Aldergrove) to Amsterdam via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $300
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Dublin to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $330
Flights from Dublin to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $340
Flights from Dublin to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $430
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Dublin to Brussels via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Flights from Dublin to Dusseldorf via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,000
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Dublin to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $850
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Dublin to Dusseldorf via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $900
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 - $55
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$30 - $55
1st Class
$50 - $70
Train from Bruxelles Midi to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$45 - $70
1st Class
$70 - $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 - $29
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
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
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
$160 - $250
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$100 - $150
Anytime Day Single
$160 - $250
Eurostar
Website
eurostar.com
Train from London St. Pancras International to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar
Ave. Duration
2 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$70 - $210
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$70 - $210
Premier
$170 - $250
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
$70 - $110
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$70 - $110
First Anytime Day Single
$110 - $170
Bus operators
Aircoach
Phone
+353 1 844 7118
Website
aircoach.ie
Bus from Dublin Airport to Belfast, Europa Bus Centre
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Schedules at
aircoach.ie
Ferry operators
Irish Ferries
Website
irishferries.com
Car ferry from Dublin to Holyhead
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $45
Schedules at
irishferries.com
Car
$150 - $180
On Foot
$40 - $45
car
$122
Passenger
$43
Stena Line
Website
stenaline.co.uk
Car ferry from Dublin to Holyhead
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $170
Schedules at
stenaline.co.uk
Passenger
$49
Small Car
$167
Car ferry from Harwich to Hook of Holland
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$56
Schedules at
stenaline.co.uk
Passenger
$56
Small Car
$56

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Dublin and Rotterdam is 740 km.

The cheapest way to get from Dublin to Rotterdam is to bus and ferry and bus which costs 40€ - 55€ and takes 22 h 5 min.

The quickest way to get from Dublin to Rotterdam is to fly and train which takes 4 h 42 min and costs 45€ - 180€.

No, there is no direct bus from Dublin to Rotterdam. However, there are services departing from Dublin and arriving at Rotterdam via London. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 22 h 5 min.

It takes approximately 5 h 49 min to get from Dublin to Rotterdam, including transfers.