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There are 10 ways to get from Nuremberg to Rotterdam by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly Nuremberg to Amsterdam Schiphol, train  •  4 h 8 min

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

$83 - $392

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Bus RegioJet  •  10 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Nuremberg, ZOB, Bahnhofstrasse - Will. - Br. Platz to Rotterdam, Conradstraat/Weena RegioJet

$23 - $85

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Fly Nuremberg to Brussels, train  •  5 h 38 min

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

$61 - $367

Train to Frankfurt, fly to Amsterdam Schiphol, train  •  6 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Nürnberg Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
  2. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) FRA - AMS
  3. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Rotterdam Centraal

$117 - $353

Fly Nuremberg to Dusseldorf, train  •  6 h 20 min

  1. Fly from Nuremberg (NUE) to Dusseldorf (DUS) NUE - DUS
  2. Take the train from Dusseldorf Hbf to Utrecht Centraal
  3. Take the train from Utrecht Centraal to Rotterdam Centraal

$87 - $287

Train  •  7 h 18 min

  1. Take the train from Nürnberg Hbf to Duisburg Hbf Ice
  2. Take the train from Duisburg Hbf to Utrecht Centraal
  3. Take the train from Utrecht Centraal to Rotterdam Centraal

$137 - $203

Train via Eindhoven  •  7 h 46 min

  1. Take the train from Nürnberg Hbf to Düsseldorf Hbf Ice
  2. Take the train from Dusseldorf Hbf to Venlo
  3. Take the train from Venlo to Eindhoven
  4. Take the train from Eindhoven to Rotterdam Centraal

$116 - $176

Bus FlixBus  •  12 h 1 min

  1. Take the bus from Erlangen to Rotterdam, Rotterdam CS 1924

$38 - $69

Drive, train  •  5 h 56 min

  1. Drive from Nuremberg to Würzburg Hbf
  2. Take the train from Würzburg Hbf to Düsseldorf Hbf Ice
  3. Drive from Düsseldorf Hbf to Rotterdam

$114 - $171

Drive  •  6 h 13 min

  1. Drive from Nuremberg to Rotterdam 415.3 miles

$100 - $150

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The cheapest way to get from Nuremberg to Rotterdam is to bus which costs 20€ - 75€ and takes 10 h 35 min.

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The quickest way to get from Nuremberg to Rotterdam is to fly and train which costs 70€ - 350€ and takes 4 h 8 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Nuremberg, ZOB, Bahnhofstrasse - Will. - Br. Platz and arriving at Rotterdam, Conradstraat/Weena. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 10 h 35 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Nuremberg to Rotterdam. However, there are services departing from Nürnberg Hbf and arriving at Rotterdam Centraal via Duisburg Hbf and Utrecht Centraal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 18 min.

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The distance between Nuremberg and Rotterdam is 540 km. The road distance is 664.5 km.

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The best way to get from Nuremberg to Rotterdam without a car is to train which takes 7 h 18 min and costs 110€ - 180€.

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It takes approximately 4 h 8 min to get from Nuremberg to Rotterdam, including transfers.

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Nuremberg to Rotterdam bus services, operated by RegioJet, depart from Nuremberg, ZOB, Bahnhofstrasse - Will. - Br. Platz station.

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Nuremberg to Rotterdam train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, depart from Nürnberg Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Nuremberg to Rotterdam is to train which takes 7 h 18 min and costs 110€ - 180€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 20€ - 75€ and takes 10 h 35 min.

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Map of how to get from Nuremberg to Rotterdam.
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  • Distance: 337.2 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 8 min

What companies run services between Nuremberg, Germany and Rotterdam, Netherlands?

You can take a train from Nuremberg to Rotterdam via Duisburg Hbf and Utrecht Centraal in around 7 h 18 min. Alternatively, RegioJet operates a bus from Nuremberg to Rotterdam once daily. Tickets cost $23 - $29 and the journey takes 10 h 35 min. Eurolines DE also services this route twice a week.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Nuremberg to Amsterdam Schiphol via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Flights from Nuremberg to Brussels via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from Frankfurt to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $360
Flights from Nuremberg to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$60 - $330
Flights from Nuremberg to Dusseldorf via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $360
Flights from Nuremberg to Dusseldorf via Munich
Ave. Duration
2 h 51 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $360
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Nuremberg to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Flights from Frankfurt to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $460
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Nuremberg to Amsterdam Schiphol via Hamburg
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $700
Flights from Nuremberg to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $330
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Nuremberg to Amsterdam Schiphol via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,100
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Nuremberg to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $650
BMI Regional
Website
flybmi.com
Flights from Nuremberg to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $550
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 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 Venlo to Eindhoven
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $17
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Eindhoven to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $27
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
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 Nürnberg Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
bahn.de
Train from Dusseldorf Hbf to Utrecht Centraal
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
bahn.de
Train from Nürnberg Hbf to Duisburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$90 - $140
Website
bahn.de
Train from Duisburg Hbf to Utrecht Centraal
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
bahn.de
Train from Nürnberg Hbf to Düsseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$85 - $130
Website
bahn.de
Train from Würzburg Hbf to Düsseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 41 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$70 - $100
Website
bahn.de
Eurobahn
Phone
0180 6 9 27 37 27
Email
info@eurobahn.de
Website
eurobahn.de
Train from Dusseldorf Hbf to Venlo
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
eurobahn.de
Bus operators
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Nuremberg, ZOB, Bahnhofstrasse - Will. - Br. Platz to Rotterdam, Conradstraat/Weena
Ave. Duration
10 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23 - $29
Website
regiojet.com
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Nuremberg Hbf to Rotterdam
Ave. Duration
13 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Website
eurolines.de
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 Erlangen to Rotterdam, Rotterdam CS
Ave. Duration
10 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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The quickest flight from Nuremberg Airport to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 25 min.

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Nuremberg to Rotterdam bus services, operated by RegioJet, arrive at Rotterdam, Conradstraat/Weena station.

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Nuremberg to Rotterdam train services, operated by Dutch Railways (NS), arrive at Rotterdam Centraal station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Nuremberg to Rotterdam is 664 km. It takes approximately 6 h 13 min to drive from Nuremberg to Rotterdam.

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Eurowings, KLM, Swiss and Lufthansa offer flights from Nuremberg Airport to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport.

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There are 600+ hotels available in Rotterdam. Prices start at $69 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Nuremberg to Nuremberg Airport is to subway which takes 10 min and costs 1€ - 3€.

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