There are 7 ways to get from Frederikshavn to Rotterdam by train, plane, car ferry, bus, night bus 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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Train to Aalborg, fly, train  •  5 h 14 min

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

$109 - $353

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Bus  •  17 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Havnepladsen to Aalborg Busterminal 980
  2. Take the bus from Aalborg to Kolding 150
  3. Take the bus from Kolding to Rotterdam, Rotterdam CS

$60 - $99

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Carferry to Gothenburg, fly, train  •  8 h 20 min

  1. Take the carferry from Frederkishavn to Gothenburg
  2. Fly from Gothenburg (GOT) to Amsterdam (AMS) GOT - AMS
  3. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Rotterdam Centraal

$91 - $294

Train, bus  •  16 h 26 min

  1. Take the train from Frederikshavn St. to Aalborg St. 75
  2. Take the bus from Aalborg to Kiel ZOB
  3. Take the train from Kiel Hbf to Osnabrück Hbf Ic
  4. Take the train from Osnabruck Hbf to Hengelo
  5. Take the train from Hengelo to Amersfoort
  6. Take the train from Amersfoort to Rotterdam Centraal

$154 - $240

Train  •  16 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Frederikshavn St. to Aalborg St. 75
  2. Take the train from Aalborg St. to Aarhus H Ic / ...
  3. Take the train from Aarhus H to Hamburg Hbf Ic
  4. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Duisburg Hbf Ic / ...
  5. Take the train from Duisburg Hbf to Utrecht Centraal
  6. Take the train from Utrecht Centraal to Rotterdam Centraal

$194 - $296

Bus, train, night bus  •  16 h 58 min

  1. Take the bus from Frederikshavn St. to Aalborg Busterminal 73
  2. Take the train from Aalborg St. to Vejle St. Ic / ...
  3. Take the night bus from Vejle to Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk
  4. Take the train from Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Rotterdam Centraal

$85 - $145

Drive  •  9 h 15 min

  1. Drive from Frederikshavn to Rotterdam 625.4 miles

$150 - $220

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No, there is no direct bus from Frederikshavn to Rotterdam. However, there are services departing from Havnepladsen and arriving at Rotterdam, Rotterdam CS via Aalborg and Kolding. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 17 h 35 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Frederikshavn to Rotterdam. However, there are services departing from Frederikshavn St. and arriving at Rotterdam Centraal via Aalborg St., Aarhus H, Hamburg Hbf, Duisburg Hbf and Utrecht Centraal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 16 h 45 min.

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The distance between Frederikshavn and Rotterdam is 726 km. The road distance is 1000.6 km.

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The best way to get from Frederikshavn to Rotterdam without a car is to train and bus which takes 16 h 26 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 14 min to get from Frederikshavn to Rotterdam, including transfers.

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Frederikshavn to Rotterdam bus services, operated by North Jutland Transport Company, depart from Havnepladsen station.

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Frederikshavn to Rotterdam train services, operated by North Jutland Transport Company, depart from Frederikshavn St. station.

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The best way to get from Frederikshavn to Rotterdam is to train which takes 16 h 45 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 17 h 35 min.

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

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

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Map of how to get from Frederikshavn to Rotterdam.
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  • Distance: 453.8 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 14 min

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

You can take a train from Frederikshavn to Rotterdam via Aalborg St., Aarhus H, Hamburg Hbf, Duisburg Hbf, and Utrecht Centraal in around 16 h 45 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Frederikshavn to Rotterdam via Aalborg Busterminal, Aalborg, and Kolding in around 17 h 35 min.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Aalborg to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $600
Flights from Gothenburg to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Aalborg to Amsterdam via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
3 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $460
Flights from Gothenburg to Amsterdam via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
3 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $550
Flights from Gothenburg to Amsterdam via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $550
Flights from Gothenburg to Amsterdam via Oslo
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$95 - $550
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Gothenburg to Amsterdam via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Norwegian Air International
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Aalborg to Amsterdam via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $420
Norwegian Air Shuttle
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Gothenburg to Amsterdam via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Train operators
North Jutland Transport Company
Phone
98 11 11 11
Email
info@NTmail.dk
Website
nordjyllandstrafikselskab.dk
Train from Frederikshavn St. to Lindholm St.
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
nordjyllandstrafikselskab.dk
Train from Frederikshavn St. to Aalborg St.
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
nordjyllandstrafikselskab.dk
Danish Railways (DSB)
Phone
70 13 14 15
Website
dsb.dk
Train from Frederikshavn St. to Lindholm St.
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $20
Website
dsb.dk
Train from Aalborg St. to Aarhus H
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Website
dsb.dk
Train from Aarhus H to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
4 h 36 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
dsb.dk
Train from Aalborg St. to Vejle St.
Ave. Duration
3 h 7 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
dsb.dk
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 Osnabruck Hbf to Hengelo
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $25
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Hengelo to Amersfoort
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $28
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Amersfoort to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $21
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Utrecht Centraal to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $17
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $22
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
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and 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.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Kiel Hbf to Osnabrück Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 58 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $100
Website
bahn.de
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Duisburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$80 - $120
Website
bahn.de
Train from Duisburg Hbf to Utrecht Centraal
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
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
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
eurobahn.de
Bus operators
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Aalborg to Kiel ZOB
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
eurolines.de
North Jutland Transport Company
Phone
98 11 11 11
Email
info@NTmail.dk
Website
nordjyllandstrafikselskab.dk
Bus from Havnepladsen to Aalborg Busterminal
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4
Website
nordjyllandstrafikselskab.dk
Bus from Frederikshavn St. to Aalborg Busterminal
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4
Website
nordjyllandstrafikselskab.dk
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 Aalborg to Kolding
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$12 - $21
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Kolding to Rotterdam, Rotterdam CS
Ave. Duration
11 h
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$45 - $75
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Night bus from Vejle to Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk
Ave. Duration
9 h 55 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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Frederikshavn to Rotterdam train services, operated by Dutch Railways (NS), arrive at Rotterdam Centraal station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Frederikshavn to Rotterdam is 1001 km. It takes approximately 9 h 15 min to drive from Frederikshavn to Rotterdam.

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

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