There are 11 ways to get from Glasgow to Rotterdam by plane, train, bus, car, car ferry or car train

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 Glasgow to Rotterdam  •  6 h 2 min

  1. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to Rotterdam (RTM) GLA - RTM

$122 - $342

Cheapest option

Bus to Edinburgh, fly to Eindhoven, train  •  6 h 28 min

  1. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Edinburgh Airport, Stance C (Airport)
  2. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Eindhoven (EIN) EDI - EIN
  3. Take the train from Eindhoven to Rotterdam Centraal

$60 - $246

9 alternative options

Fly Glasgow to Amsterdam, train  •  4 h 50 min

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

$79 - $259

Bus to Edinburgh, fly to Amsterdam, train  •  5 h 23 min

  1. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Edinburgh Airport, Stance C (Airport)
  2. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Amsterdam (AMS) EDI - AMS
  3. Take the train from Schiphol (Airport) to Rotterdam Centraal

$76 - $235

Bus to Edinburgh, fly to Brussels, train  •  6 h 36 min

  1. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Edinburgh Airport, Stance C (Airport)
  2. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Brussels (BRU) EDI - BRU
  3. Take the train from Antwerpen Centraal to Rotterdam Centraal

$121 - $338

Fly Glasgow to Dusseldorf, train  •  7 h 59 min

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

$105 - $366

Train  •  8 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Central to London Euston
  2. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Rotterdam Centraal

$321 - $642

Drive, car ferry  •  16 h 46 min

  1. Drive from Glasgow to Hull
  2. Take the car ferry from Hull to Rotterdam

$193 - $363

Bus  •  19 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Glasgow to London Victoria Coach Station National Express / ...
  2. Take the bus from London to Rotterdam, Rotterdam CS 814 / ...

$61 - $135

Train, car ferry  •  21 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Central to York
  2. Take the train from York to Hull
  3. Take the car ferry from Hull to Rotterdam

$203 - $468

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  11 h 2 min

  1. Drive from Glasgow to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais
  3. Drive from Calais to Rotterdam

$315 - $385

What companies run services between Glasgow, Scotland and Rotterdam, Netherlands?

British Airways and Aer Lingus fly from Glasgow to Rotterdam every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Glasgow to Rotterdam via London Euston and London St. Pancras International in around 8 h 41 min.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Glasgow to Rotterdam via London City
Ave. Duration
3 h 21 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $470
Flights from Glasgow to Rotterdam via Dublin, London City
Ave. Duration
5 h 32 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $470
Flights from Glasgow to Amsterdam via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
3 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $380
Flights from Glasgow to Amsterdam via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from Glasgow to Amsterdam via London City
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $380
Flights from Edinburgh to Amsterdam via London City
Ave. Duration
3 h 31 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $370
Flights from Edinburgh to Amsterdam via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $370
Flights from Edinburgh to Brussels via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $440
Flights from Edinburgh to Brussels via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Glasgow to Dusseldorf via London City
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Glasgow to Dusseldorf via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Glasgow to Dusseldorf via Dublin
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $800
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Glasgow to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $480
Flights from Edinburgh to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $400
Flights from Edinburgh to Brussels via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Glasgow to Dusseldorf via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $700
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Glasgow to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $340
Flights from Glasgow to Amsterdam via Bristol
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $340
Flights from Glasgow to Amsterdam via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $340
Flights from Glasgow to Amsterdam via London Luton
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$70 - $340
Flights from Edinburgh to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $270
Flights from Edinburgh to Amsterdam via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $270
Flights from Edinburgh to Amsterdam via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $270
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Glasgow to Amsterdam via Birmingham
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$85 - $400
Flights from Edinburgh to Amsterdam via Birmingham
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$80 - $340
Flights from Glasgow to Dusseldorf via Birmingham
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Glasgow to Dusseldorf via Manchester
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Flights from Edinburgh to Brussels via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Flights from Glasgow to Dusseldorf via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$3,400 - $7,500
Flights from Glasgow to Dusseldorf via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$3,400 - $7,500
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Glasgow to Amsterdam via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from Edinburgh to Brussels via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Glasgow to Dusseldorf via Dublin
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Eindhoven
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$30 - $200
Flights from Edinburgh to Eindhoven via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$30 - $210
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Glasgow to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $380
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 - $50
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$30 - $50
1st Class
$50 - $65
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 - $28
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
Eurostar
Website
eurostar.com
Train from London St. Pancras International to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
3 h 1 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$85 - $280
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$85 - $280
Premier
$210 - $320
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$176
Website
eurotunnel.com
Bus operators
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Edinburgh Airport, Stance C (Airport)
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from London to Rotterdam, Rotterdam CS
Ave. Duration
9 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$28 - $50
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ferry operators
P&O Ferries
Phone
01304 448866.
Website
poferries.com
Car ferry from Hull to Rotterdam
Ave. Duration
11 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$130 - $270
Schedules at
poferries.com
Book at
directferries.co.uk
Passenger & Bed Saver
$201
Passenger & Bed Flexi
$268
Standard Car
$134

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Glasgow and Rotterdam is 720 km.

The cheapest way to get from Glasgow to Rotterdam is to bus which costs £45 - £110 and takes 19 h 30 min.

The quickest way to get from Glasgow to Rotterdam is to fly and train which takes 4 h 50 min and costs £55 - £200.

No, there is no direct train from Glasgow to Rotterdam. However, there are services departing from Glasgow Central and arriving at Rotterdam Centraal via London St. Pancras International. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 41 min.

No, there is no direct bus from Glasgow to Rotterdam. However, there are services departing from Glasgow and arriving at Rotterdam, Rotterdam CS via London. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 19 h 30 min.

It takes approximately 6 h 2 min to get from Glasgow to Rotterdam, including transfers.