There are 7 ways to get from Paris CDG Airport (CDG) to Rotterdam by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly to Amsterdam, train  •  1 h 44 min

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

$62 - $303

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Bus Ouibus  •  8 h 22 min

  1. Take the bus from Paris - Roissy Charles De Gaulle Airport to The Hague Ouibus

$19 - $37

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Fly to Brussels, train  •  3 h 18 min

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

$93 - $307

Train Thalys  •  4 h 12 min

  1. Take the train from Paris-Nord to Rotterdam Centraal Thalys

$132 - $172

Train inOui TGV  •  4 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from Aeroport Paris-Charles de Gaulle TGV to Bruxelles Midi Tgv
  2. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Rotterdam Centraal Intercity direct / ...

$63 - $96

Bus FlixBus  •  7 h 23 min

  1. Take the bus from Paris Charles-de-Gaulle Airport, Paris CDG to Brussels, Brussels-North station 801 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Brussels, Brussels-North station to Rotterdam, Rotterdam CS 813 / ...

$24 - $40

Drive  •  4 h 1 min

  1. Drive from Paris CDG Airport (CDG) to Rotterdam 261.3 miles

$60 - $95

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Paris CDG Airport (CDG) to Rotterdam. However, there are services departing from Paris Charles-de-Gaulle Airport, Paris CDG and arriving at Rotterdam, Rotterdam CS via Brussels, Brussels-North station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 23 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Paris CDG Airport (CDG) to Rotterdam. However, there are services departing from Aeroport Charles De Gaulle 2 Tgv and arriving at Rotterdam Centraal via Paris-Nord. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 12 min.

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The distance between Paris CDG Airport (CDG) and Rotterdam is 351 km. The road distance is 418.1 km.

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The best way to get from Paris CDG Airport (CDG) to Rotterdam without a car is to train which takes 4 h 12 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 1 h 44 min to get from Paris CDG Airport (CDG) to Rotterdam, including transfers.

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Paris CDG Airport (CDG) to Rotterdam bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Paris Charles-de-Gaulle Airport, Paris CDG station.

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Paris CDG Airport (CDG) to Rotterdam train services, operated by Thalys, depart from Paris-Nord station.

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The best way to get from Paris CDG Airport (CDG) to Rotterdam is to train which takes 4 h 12 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 7 h 23 min.

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The quickest flight from Paris CDG Airport to Amsterdam Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 10 min.

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Paris CDG Airport (CDG) to Rotterdam bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Rotterdam, Rotterdam CS station.

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Map of how to get from Paris CDG Airport (CDG) to Rotterdam.
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  • Distance: 219.7 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 44 min

What companies run services between Paris CDG Airport (CDG), France and Rotterdam, Netherlands?

Thalys operates a train from Paris CDG Airport (CDG) to Rotterdam every 3 hours. Tickets cost $120 - $160 and the journey takes 2 h 37 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Paris CDG Airport (CDG) to Rotterdam via Brussels, Brussels-North station in around 7 h 23 min.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $430
Flights from Paris CDG to Amsterdam via Clermont-Ferrand
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $380
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $430
Flights from Paris CDG to Amsterdam via Clermont-Ferrand
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $380
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Brussels
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $950
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 Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $40
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
Train from Paris-Nord to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
2 h 37 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$120 - $160
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$120 - $160
1st Class
$160 - $230
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Aeroport Paris-Charles de Gaulle TGV to Bruxelles Midi
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
en.oui.sncf
Eurostar
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Contact Details
Website
eurostar.com
Train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $85
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$40 - $85
Premier
$85 - $100
Bus operators
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 Paris Charles-de-Gaulle Airport, Paris CDG to Brussels, Brussels-North station
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$16 - $27
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Brussels, Brussels-North station to Rotterdam, Rotterdam CS
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $14
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 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 Paris - Roissy Charles De Gaulle Airport to The Hague
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $22
Website
Ouibus

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Paris CDG Airport (CDG) to Rotterdam train services, operated by Thalys, arrive at Rotterdam Centraal station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Paris CDG Airport (CDG) to Rotterdam is 418 km. It takes approximately 4 h 1 min to drive from Paris CDG Airport (CDG) to Rotterdam.

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KLM and Air France offer flights from Paris CDG Airport to Amsterdam Airport.

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Book your Paris CDG Airport (CDG) to Rotterdam bus tickets online with FlixBus and FlixBus.

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