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There are 6 ways to get from Luxembourg to Rotterdam by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus  •  5h 35m

  1. Take the bus from Luxembourg, P+R Bouillon to Rotterdam Central Station N760

19€ - 24€

Cheapest option

Bus via Brussels  •  5h 50m

  1. Take the bus from Luxembourg, Central station CFL - Gare Routière to Brussels, Gare du Midi RegioJet
  2. Take the bus from Brussels City Center - Midi Train station to Rotterdam Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine > Sainte Aybert - France > Sainte Aybert - Belgique > Brussels City Center - Midi Train station > Hazeldonk - Belgique > Hazeldonk - Pays Bas > Rotterdam > Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk

16€ - 22€

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Train  •  6h 11m

  1. Take the train from Arlon / Aarlen to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi Ic / ...
  2. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Rotterdam Centraal Thalys / ...

71€ - 359€

Train via Breda  •  6h 30m

  1. Take the train from Arlon / Aarlen to Brux.-Nord/Brus.-Noord Ic / ...
  2. Take the train from Brux.-Nord/Brus.-Noord to Breda Ic
  3. Take the train from Breda to Rotterdam Centraal

40€ - 68€

Drive  •  3h 26m

  1. Drive from Luxembourg to Rotterdam 349.3 km

40€ - 65€

Fly, train  •  4h 1m

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

89€ - 277€

Luxembourg to Rotterdam by bus

The bus journey time between Luxembourg and Rotterdam is around 5h 35m and covers a distance of around 384 km. The fastest bus normally takes 5h 35m. Operated by FlixBus, the Luxembourg to Rotterdam bus service departs from Luxembourg, P+R Bouillon and arrives in Rotterdam Central Station. Typically four buses run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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International entry into Netherlands from Luxembourg

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Conditions of entry into Netherlands from Luxembourg

  • 10-day mandatory quarantine and a negative COVID-19 test issued at most 1 days before arrival
  • A negative result for COVID-19 is a condition to end the quarantine obligation earlier. It is tested in quarantine on day 5
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  • 10-day mandatory quarantine and a negative COVID-19 test issued at most 1 days before arrival
  • A negative result for COVID-19 is a condition to end the quarantine obligation earlier. It is tested in quarantine on day 5
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Yes, but conditions apply when entering Netherlands from Luxembourg.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Further restrictions may be implemented at short notice
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Rotterdam is 1351.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Rotterdam is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Rotterdam is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 1351.

No, but conditions apply when returning to Luxembourg from Netherlands.

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Last updated: 9 May 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Luxembourg to Rotterdam is to bus via Brussels which costs 16€ - 22€ and takes 5h 50m.

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The quickest way to get from Luxembourg to Rotterdam is to drive which costs 40€ - 65€ and takes 3h 26m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Luxembourg, P+R Bouillon and arriving at Rotterdam Central Station station. Services depart four times a week, and operate Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 5h 35m.

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No, there is no direct train from Luxembourg to Rotterdam. However, there are services departing from Luxembourg, Gare Centrale and arriving at Rotterdam Centraal via Arlon / Aarlen and Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 11m.

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It is 282 km from Luxembourg to Rotterdam. It is approximately 349.3 km to drive.

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The best way to get from Luxembourg to Rotterdam without a car is to bus which takes 5h 35m and costs 19€ - 24€.

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The bus from Luxembourg, P+R Bouillon to Rotterdam Central Station takes 5h 35m including transfers and departs four times a week.

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Luxembourg to Rotterdam bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Luxembourg, P+R Bouillon station.

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Luxembourg to Rotterdam train services, operated by Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB), depart from Arlon / Aarlen station.

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The best way to get from Luxembourg to Rotterdam is to bus which takes 5h 35m and costs 19€ - 24€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 70€ - 360€ and takes 6h 11m.

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  • Distance: 281.9 km
  • Duration: 5h 35m

What companies run services between Luxembourg and Rotterdam, Netherlands?

FlixBus operates a bus from Luxembourg, P+R Bouillon to Rotterdam Central Station 4 times a week. Tickets cost 19€ - 24€ and the journey takes 5h 35m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Luxembourg to Rotterdam via Arlon, Gare, Arlon / Aarlen, and Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi in around 6h 11m.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Luxembourg to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
170€ - 600€
Train operators
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
belgiantrain.be
Train from Arlon / Aarlen to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
2h 49m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
18€ - 26€
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
18€ - 26€
1st Class
28€ - 40€
Train from Arlon / Aarlen to Brux.-Nord/Brus.-Noord
Ave. Duration
2h 38m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
17€ - 26€
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
17€ - 26€
1st Class
27€ - 40€
Train from Brux.-Nord/Brus.-Noord to Breda
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
11€ - 16€
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
11€ - 16€
1st Class
16€ - 24€
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
50€ - 110€
Website
Thalys
Standard
50€ - 75€
Comfort
65€ - 85€
Premium
75€ - 110€
Train from Schiphol Airport to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
40€ - 75€
Website
Thalys
Standard
40€ - 55€
Comfort
50€ - 70€
Premium
50€ - 75€
Eurostar
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Contact Details
Phone
+44 343 218 6186
Website
eurostar.com
Train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
65€ - 330€
Website
Eurostar
Business Premier
290€ - 330€
Standard
65€ - 80€
Standard Premier
110€ - 140€
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 Breda to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
9€ - 23€
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
9€ - 14€
1st Class
16€ - 23€
Train from Schiphol Airport to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
9€ - 21€
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
9€ - 13€
1st Class
16€ - 21€
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Luxembourg, P+R Bouillon to Rotterdam Central Station
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
19€ - 24€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Luxembourg, Central station CFL - Gare Routière to Brussels, Gare du Midi
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
7€ - 10€
Website
RegioJet
Blablabus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 10 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Brussels City Center - Midi Train station to Rotterdam
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
9€ - 12€
Website
Blablabus

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Luxembourg to Rotterdam bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Rotterdam Central Station.

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Luxembourg to Rotterdam train services, operated by Thalys, arrive at Rotterdam Centraal station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Luxembourg to Rotterdam is 349 km. It takes approximately 3h 26m to drive from Luxembourg to Rotterdam.

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KLM offers flights from Luxembourg Airport to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport.

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