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There are 7 ways to get from Frederikshavn to Rotterdam by train, plane, car ferry, bus or car

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Train to Aalborg, fly, train  •  5h 14m

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

$94 - $333

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Bus FlixBus  •  17h 5m

  1. Take the bus from Havnepladsen to Aalborg Busterminal 980
  2. Take the bus from Aalborg to Kolding 627
  3. Take the bus from Kolding to Rotterdam, Rotterdam CS

$60 - $100

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Car ferry to Gothenburg, fly, train  •  8h 24m

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

$91 - $294

Train, bus  •  16h 20m

  1. Take the train from Frederikshavn St. to Aalborg St. 75
  2. Take the train from Aalborg St. to Fredericia St. Ic / ...
  3. Take the bus from Kolding to Amsterdam, Schiphol Airport
  4. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Rotterdam Centraal

$90 - $166

Train  •  16h 55m

  1. Take the train from Frederikshavn St. to Aalborg St. 75
  2. Take the train from Aalborg St. to Fredericia St. Ic / ...
  3. Take the train from Fredericia St. 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

$135 - $294

Bus Eurolines DE  •  19h 37m

  1. Take the bus from Frederikshavn St. to Aalborg Busterminal 73
  2. Take the bus from Aalborg Bus Station to Hamburg Central Bus Station
  3. Take the bus from Hamburg to Rotterdam

Drive  •  9h 15m

  1. Drive from Frederikshavn to Rotterdam 625.4 miles

$150 - $220

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The cheapest way to get from Frederikshavn to Rotterdam is to bus which costs 390 kr - 650 kr and takes 17h 5m.

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The quickest way to get from Frederikshavn to Rotterdam is to train and fly which costs 600 kr - 2200 kr and takes 5h 14m.

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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 17h 5m.

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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., Fredericia St., Hamburg Hbf, Duisburg Hbf and Utrecht Centraal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 16h 55m.

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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 16h 20m and costs 550 kr - 1100 kr.

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It takes approximately 5h 14m 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 16h 55m and costs 850 kr - 2000 kr. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 390 kr - 650 kr and takes 17h 5m.

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

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

You can take a train from Frederikshavn to Rotterdam via Aalborg St., Fredericia St., Hamburg Hbf, Duisburg Hbf, and Utrecht Centraal in around 16h 55m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Frederikshavn to Rotterdam via Aalborg and Kolding in around 17h 5m.

Airlines
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Aalborg to Amsterdam Schiphol via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
3h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $460
Flights from Gothenburg to Amsterdam Schiphol via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $550
Flights from Gothenburg to Amsterdam Schiphol via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$95 - $550
Flights from Gothenburg to Amsterdam Schiphol via Oslo
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$95 - $550
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Aalborg to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $600
Flights from Gothenburg to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Gothenburg to Amsterdam Schiphol via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $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
1h 6m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
nordjyllandstrafikselskab.dk
Train from Frederikshavn St. to Aalborg St.
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
nordjyllandstrafikselskab.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
26m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $20
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Utrecht Centraal to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
37m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $17
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Schiphol Airport to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $40
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$19 - $40
1st Class
$35 - $45
Danish Railways (DSB)
Phone
70 13 14 15
Website
dsb.dk
Train from Aalborg St. to Fredericia St.
Ave. Duration
2h 54m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
dsb.dk
Train from Fredericia St. to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 16m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
dsb.dk
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 Hamburg Hbf to Duisburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$80 - $120
Website
bahn.de
Train from Duisburg Hbf to Utrecht Centraal
Ave. Duration
1h 44m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
bahn.de
Flixtrain
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Hamburg, Hamburg central station to Duisburg, Duisburg central station
Ave. Duration
3h 27m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23 - $29
Schedules at
flixtrain.com
Bus operators
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 Kolding to Amsterdam, Schiphol Airport
Ave. Duration
9h 40m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$40 - $70
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Aalborg to Kolding
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$12 - $22
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Kolding to Rotterdam, Rotterdam CS
Ave. Duration
11h
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$45 - $75
Website
flixbus.co.uk
North Jutland Transport Company
Phone
98 11 11 11
Email
info@NTmail.dk
Website
nordjyllandstrafikselskab.dk
Bus from Havnepladsen to Aalborg Busterminal
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4
Website
nordjyllandstrafikselskab.dk
Bus from Frederikshavn St. to Aalborg Busterminal
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4
Website
nordjyllandstrafikselskab.dk
Comati PSG
Phone
0040 723 450 475
Email
info@comati-psg.ro
Website
comati-psg.ro
Bus from Aalborg Bus Station to Hamburg Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
8h 30m
Frequency
Once a week
Website
Comati PSG
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Hamburg to Rotterdam
Ave. Duration
8h
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$24 - $75
Website
eurolines.de
Low
$25
High
$51
Ferry operators

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

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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 9h 15m to drive from Frederikshavn to Rotterdam.

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KLM and Scandinavian Airlines offer flights from Aalborg Airport to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport.

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There are 600+ hotels available in Rotterdam. Prices start at $67 USD per night.

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