There are 5 ways to get from Oldenburg to Rotterdam by bus, train, night bus, car or plane

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Bus  •  5 h 37 min

  1. Take the bus from Oldenburg - Hauptbahnhof to Rotterdam 175

$22 - $70

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Train  •  5 h 57 min

  1. Take the train from Oldenburg(Oldb) to Leer(Ostfriesl) Ic
  2. Take the train from Leer(Ostfriesl) to Groningen Bus
  3. Take the train from Groningen to Rotterdam Centraal

$64 - $106

Bus, night bus  •  7 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Oldenburg to Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk 075 / ...
  2. Take the night bus from Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Rotterdam, Rotterdam CS N116 / ...

$22 - $38

Drive  •  3 h 21 min

  1. Drive from Oldenburg to Rotterdam 226.7 miles

$55 - $80

Train, fly  •  3 h 28 min

  1. Take the train from Oldenburg(Oldb) to Bremen Hbf
  2. Fly from Bremen (BRE) to Amsterdam (AMS) BRE - AMS
  3. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Rotterdam Centraal

$83 - $384

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Oldenburg - Hauptbahnhof and arriving at Rotterdam. Services depart four times a week, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 5 h 37 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Oldenburg to Rotterdam. However, there are services departing from Oldenburg(Oldb) and arriving at Rotterdam Centraal via Leer(Ostfriesl) and Groningen. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 57 min.

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The distance between Oldenburg and Rotterdam is 287 km. The road distance is 362.7 km.

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The best way to get from Oldenburg to Rotterdam without a car is to bus which takes 5 h 37 min and costs .

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The bus from Oldenburg - Hauptbahnhof to Rotterdam takes 5 h 37 min including transfers and departs four times a week.

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Oldenburg to Rotterdam bus services, operated by Eurolines DE, depart from Oldenburg - Hauptbahnhof station.

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Oldenburg to Rotterdam train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, depart from Oldenburg(Oldb) station.

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The best way to get from Oldenburg to Rotterdam is to bus which takes 5 h 37 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 5 h 57 min.

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The quickest flight from Bremen Airport to Amsterdam Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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Oldenburg to Rotterdam bus services, operated by Eurolines DE, arrive at Rotterdam station.

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Map of how to get from Oldenburg to Rotterdam.
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  • Distance: 179.2 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 37 min

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

Eurolines DE operates a bus from Oldenburg to Rotterdam 4 times a week. Tickets cost $23 - $70 and the journey takes 5 h 37 min. FlixBus also services this route 4 times a week. Alternatively, you can take a train from Oldenburg to Rotterdam via Leer(Ostfriesl) and Groningen in around 5 h 57 min.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Bremen to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Train operators
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 Oldenburg(Oldb) to Leer(Ostfriesl)
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$18 - $27
Website
bahn.de
Train from Leer(Ostfriesl) to Groningen
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $24
Website
bahn.de
Train from Oldenburg(Oldb) to Bremen Hbf
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Website
bahn.de
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 Groningen to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
2 h 37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
ns.nl
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eurail.com
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
Thalys
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
Bus operators
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Oldenburg - Hauptbahnhof to Rotterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 37 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$23 - $70
Website
eurolines.de
Low
$23
High
$49
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 Oldenburg to Rotterdam, Rotterdam CS
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$22 - $40
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Oldenburg to Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$18 - $30
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Night bus from Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Rotterdam, Rotterdam CS
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $8
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Oldenburg to Rotterdam is 363 km. It takes approximately 3 h 21 min to drive from Oldenburg to Rotterdam.

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KLM offers flights from Bremen Airport to Amsterdam Airport.

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Book your Oldenburg to Rotterdam bus tickets online with FlixBus.

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