There are 11 ways to get from Frankfurt am Main to Rotterdam by train, bus, rideshare, car or plane

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

Train  •  4 h 19 min

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt to Utrecht Centraal ICE International
  2. Take the train from Utrecht Centraal to Rotterdam Centraal Intercity

$89 - $130

Cheapest option

Bus  •  7 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Frankfurt nad Mohanem, Hbf. Südseite, Pforzheimer Straße to Rotterdam, Conradstraat/Weena Rj / ...

$15 - $70

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Bus, train  •  7 h 23 min

  1. Take the bus from Hauptbahnhof/Karlstraße, Frankfurt am Main to Utrecht
  2. Take the train from Utrecht Centraal to Rotterdam Centraal Intercity

$33 - $51

Bus via Kolín n. R./Bonn letiště, Terminal 2  •  7 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station to Cologne, Cologne South, Airport N815 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Kolín n. R./Bonn letiště, Terminal 2 to Rotterdam, Conradstraat/Weena Rj / ...

$19 - $42

Rideshare  •  5 h 22 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Frankfurt to Rotterdam 281.2 miles

$44

Drive  •  4 h 8 min

  1. Drive from Frankfurt am Main to Rotterdam 280.9 miles

$65 - $100

Fly Frankfurt to Amsterdam, train  •  4 h 2 min

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

$77 - $275

Fly Frankfurt to Brussels, train  •  4 h 28 min

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

$126 - $337

Fly Frankfurt to Rotterdam  •  5 h 52 min

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Rotterdam (RTM) FRA - RTM

$79 - $388

Train to Dusseldorf, fly to Amsterdam, train  •  4 h 23 min

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Düsseldorf Hbf
  2. Fly from Dusseldorf (DUS) to Amsterdam (AMS) DUS - AMS
  3. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Rotterdam Centraal

$130 - $339

Fly Frankfurt to Dusseldorf, train  •  6 h 8 min

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Dusseldorf (DUS) FRA - DUS
  2. Take the train from Dusseldorf Hbf to Utrecht Centraal
  3. Take the train from Utrecht Centraal to Rotterdam Centraal

$131 - $334

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Rotterdam is to bus which costs 16€ - 40€ and takes 7 h 45 min.

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The quickest way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Rotterdam is to fly and train which costs 65€ - 250€ and takes 4 h 2 min.

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The distance between Frankfurt am Main and Rotterdam is 356 km. The road distance is 449.5 km.

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It takes approximately 4 h 19 min to get from Frankfurt am Main to Rotterdam, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Frankfurt nad Mohanem, Hbf. Südseite, Pforzheimer Straße and arriving at Rotterdam, Conradstraat/Weena. Services depart four times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 7 h 45 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Frankfurt am Main to Rotterdam. However, there are services departing from Frankfurt and arriving at Rotterdam Centraal via Utrecht Centraal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 19 min.

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KLM and Lufthansa offer flights from Frankfurt Airport to Amsterdam Airport.

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Map of how to get from Frankfurt am Main to Rotterdam.
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  • Distance: 222.6 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 19 min

What companies run services between Frankfurt am Main, Germany and Rotterdam, Netherlands?

You can take a train from Frankfurt am Main to Rotterdam via Utrecht Centraal in around 4 h 19 min. Alternatively, RegioJet operates a bus from Frankfurt am Main to Rotterdam 3 times a day. Tickets cost $15 - $20 and the journey takes 7 h 45 min. Two other operators also service this route.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $360
Flights from Frankfurt to Brussels
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $380
Flights from Frankfurt to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $320
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $460
Flights from Dusseldorf to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Transavia Holland
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Rotterdam via Geneva
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$65 - $370
Flights from Frankfurt to Rotterdam via Budapest
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$95 - $550
Flights from Frankfurt to Rotterdam via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$80 - $450
Flights from Frankfurt to Rotterdam via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$110 - $650
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Rotterdam via London City
Ave. Duration
4 h 1 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Frankfurt to Utrecht Centraal
Ave. Duration
3 h 31 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$80 - $120
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Düsseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
bahn.de
Train from Dusseldorf Hbf to Utrecht Centraal
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
bahn.de
Dutch Railways (NS)
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Utrecht Centraal to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $17
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
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
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
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
Bus operators
Deinbus
Phone
+49 069/17 53 73 200
Email
info@deinbus.de
Website
deinbus.de
Bus from Hauptbahnhof/Karlstraße, Frankfurt am Main to Utrecht
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Schedules at
deinbus.de
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.sk
Bus from Frankfurt nad Mohanem, Hbf. Südseite, Pforzheimer Straße to Rotterdam, Conradstraat/Weena
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$15 - $20
Schedules at
regiojet.sk
Bus from Kolín n. R./Bonn letiště, Terminal 2 to Rotterdam, Conradstraat/Weena
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $12
Schedules at
regiojet.sk
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Frankfurt Hbf to Rotterdam
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$50 - $70
Website
eurolines.de
FlixBus
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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station to Rotterdam, Rotterdam CS
Ave. Duration
8 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$26 - $45
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station to Cologne, Cologne South, Airport
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $17
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Cologne, Cologne South, Airport to Rotterdam, Rotterdam CS
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$15 - $26
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Other operators
BlaBlaCar
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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Frankfurt to Rotterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 22 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$44
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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