There are 8 ways to get from Helsinki to Rotterdam by plane, train, ferry, bus, car ferry, car or taxi

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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Fly Helsinki to Amsterdam, train  •  5 h 31 min

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

$88 - $253

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Ferry to Tallinn, fly to Amsterdam, train  •  7 h 9 min

  1. Take the ferry from Helsinki to Tallinn
  2. Fly from Tallinn (TLL) to Amsterdam (AMS) TLL - AMS
  3. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Rotterdam Centraal

$132 - $318

Fly Helsinki to Brussels, train  •  7 h 25 min

  1. Fly from Helsinki (HEL) to Brussels (BRU) HEL - BRU
  2. Take the train from Brussels Airport - Zaventem to Rotterdam Centraal

$96 - $293

Train, bus, carferry, drive  •  41 h 49 min

  1. Take the train from Helsinki to Turku 945 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Rautatieasema to Teersalo 203
  3. Take the carferry from Naantali to Kapellskär
  4. Drive from Kapellskär to Kungsträdgården T-bana
  5. Take the bus from Stockholm to Hanover 073
  6. Take the train from Hannover Hbf to Amersfoort
  7. Take the train from Amersfoort to Rotterdam Centraal

$187 - $414

Carferry, bus, train  •  40 h 29 min

  1. Take the carferry from Helsinki to Stockholm
  2. Take the bus from Stockholm Tegelvikshamnen to Norrköping Centralstation
  3. Take the train from Norrköping Centralstation to Malmö Centralstation
  4. Take the bus from Malmö to Hanover 073 / ...
  5. Take the train from Hannover Hbf to Amersfoort
  6. Take the train from Amersfoort to Rotterdam Centraal

Bus  •  2 days 9 h

  1. Take the bus from Helsinki Kamppi to St.Peterburg Coach Station
  2. Take the bus from Saint Petersburg, Bus Station 2 to Kaunas
  3. Take the bus from Kaunas to Suwałki
  4. Take the bus from Suwałki to Rotterdam

$104 - $179

Carferry, taxi, bus  •  2 days 14 h

  1. Take the carferry from Kolera-allas to Stockholm
  2. Take a taxi from Stockholm to Nynäshamn - Visby
  3. Take the carferry from Nynäshamn - Visby to Gdańsk
  4. Take the bus from Gdańsk to Rotterdam

$607 - $657

Drive  •  31 h 41 min

  1. Drive from Helsinki to Rotterdam 1660.4 miles

$400 - $600

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No, there is no direct bus from Helsinki to Rotterdam. However, there are services departing from Helsinki Kamppi and arriving at Rotterdam via Saint Petersburg, Bus Station 2, Kaunas and Suwałki. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 9 h.

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The distance between Helsinki and Rotterdam is 1556 km. The road distance is 2656.7 km.

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The best way to get from Helsinki to Rotterdam without a car is to carferry and bus and train which takes 40 h 29 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 31 min to get from Helsinki to Rotterdam, including transfers.

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Helsinki to Rotterdam bus services, operated by Lux Express, depart from Helsinki Kamppi station.

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The quickest flight from Helsinki Airport to Amsterdam Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 30 min.

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Helsinki to Rotterdam bus services, operated by Sindbad, arrive at Rotterdam station.

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Rotterdam is 1 h behind Helsinki. It is currently 11:16 AM in Helsinki and 10:16 AM in Rotterdam.

Yes, the driving distance between Helsinki to Rotterdam is 2657 km. It takes approximately 31 h 41 min to drive from Helsinki to Rotterdam.

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Finnair, Air Baltic, Lufthansa and four other airlines offer flights from Helsinki Airport to Amsterdam Airport.

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Map of how to get from Helsinki to Rotterdam.
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  • Distance: 972.7 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 31 min

What companies run services between Helsinki, Finland and Rotterdam, Netherlands?

You can take a bus from Helsinki to Rotterdam via St.Peterburg Coach Station, Saint Petersburg, Bus Station 2, Kaunas, and Suwałki in around 2 days 9 h.

Airlines
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Helsinki to Amsterdam via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
4 h 32 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $430
Flights from Tallinn to Amsterdam via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
4 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Helsinki to Brussels via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$75 - $430
Flights from Helsinki to Brussels via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
4 h 32 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$75 - $430
Flights from Helsinki to Brussels via Oslo
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $430
Finnair
Website
finnair.com
Flights from Helsinki to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Flights from Tallinn to Amsterdam via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Flights from Helsinki to Brussels
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Helsinki to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
2 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Flights from Tallinn to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $350
Flights from Helsinki to Brussels via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Helsinki to Amsterdam via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from Tallinn to Amsterdam via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Flights from Helsinki to Brussels via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Air Baltic
Website
airbaltic.com
Flights from Helsinki to Amsterdam via Riga
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$85 - $320
Flights from Tallinn to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $350
Flights from Tallinn to Amsterdam via Riga
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$95 - $350
Flights from Helsinki to Brussels via Riga
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$85 - $410
Transavia Holland
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Helsinki to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
2 h 36 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $290
Norwegian Air International
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Helsinki to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $420
Flights from Helsinki to Amsterdam via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$75 - $420
Flights from Helsinki to Amsterdam via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $430
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Tallinn to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $370
Flights from Tallinn to Amsterdam via Warsaw
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $370
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Tallinn to Amsterdam via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Train operators
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 Brussels Airport - Zaventem to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Hannover Hbf to Amersfoort
Ave. Duration
3 h 44 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $75
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
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Schiphol Airport to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$19 - $35
1st Class
$35 - $45
Finnish Railways (VR)
Swedish Railways (SJ)
Phone
+46 77 175 75 75
Email
kundservice@sj.se
Website
sj.se
Train from Norrköping Centralstation to Malmö Centralstation
Ave. Duration
3 h 8 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $90
Website
www.sj.se
2nd Class Non-Rebookable
$40 - $55
1st Class Non-Rebookable
$65 - $90
2nd Class Refundable
$65 - $90
1st Class Refundable
$90 - $130
Snälltåget
Phone
+46 771-26 00 00
Email
snalltaget@snalltaget.se
Website
snalltaget.se
Train from Norrköping Centralstation to Malmö Centralstation
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$25 - $31
Schedules at
Snälltåget
Bus operators
Föli
Phone
+358 2 2624811
Website
foli.fi
Bus from Rautatieasema to Teersalo
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $12
Schedules at
foli.fi
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 Stockholm to Hanover
Ave. Duration
17 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $110
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Malmö to Hanover
Ave. Duration
9 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$29 - $50
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Blåklintsbuss
Website
blaklintsbuss.se
Bus from Stockholm Tegelvikshamnen to Norrköping Centralstation
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Website
Blåklintsbuss
Avtovokzaly.ru
Phone
8-800-775-45-73
Email
support@avtovokzaly.ru
Website
avtovokzaly.ru
Bus from Saint Petersburg, Bus Station 2 to Kaunas
Ave. Duration
16 h 51 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $55
Schedules at
avtovokzaly.ru
Sindbad
Phone
+48 77 443 44 44
Email
poczta@sindbad.pl
Website
sindbad.pl
Bus from Suwałki to Rotterdam
Ave. Duration
28 h
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Schedules at
sindbad.pl
Bus from Gdańsk to Rotterdam
Ave. Duration
22 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Schedules at
sindbad.pl
Ferry operators
Finnlines
Phone
+358 9 231 43100
Email
passenger@finnlines.com
Website
finnlines.com
Car ferry from Naantali to Kapellskär
Ave. Duration
9 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$24 - $140
Schedules at
finnlines.com
Viking Line
Phone
+358 9 123 575
Website
vikingline.fi
Car ferry from Helsinki to Stockholm
Ave. Duration
16 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$181
Schedules at
vikingline.fi
Passenger
$101
Vehicle
$37
Tallink
Phone
+49 (0)40 547 541 222
Email
international.sales@tallinksilja.com
Website
tallink.com
Car ferry from Helsinki to Stockholm
Ave. Duration
16 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$150 - $290
Schedules at
tallink.com
Passenger
$228
Vehicle
$234
Cabin
$288
St Peters Line
Phone
+49 611 140 22 02
Website
stpeterline.com
Car ferry from Kolera-allas to Stockholm
Ave. Duration
18 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$371
Schedules at
stpeterline.com
Car
$104
Passenger
$371
Other operators
Taxi from Stockholm to Nynäshamn - Visby
Ave. Duration
50 min
Estimated price
$95 - $120
Taxi Stockholm
Phone
+46 8 15 00 00
Website
taxistockholm.se
Taxi Special Stockholm TTF AB
Phone
+46 8 728 26 00
Taxi 020
Phone
+46 20 20 20 20
Website
taxi020.se
Top Cab
Phone
+46 8 33 33 33
Website
topcab.com

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