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There are 6 ways to get from Paris CDG Airport (CDG) to Rotterdam by plane, train, bus or car

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 to Amsterdam Schiphol, train  •  1h 48m

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

$62 - $303

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Bus  •  6h 30m

  1. Take the bus from Paris Charles-de-Gaulle Airport, Paris CDG to Rotterdam, Rotterdam CS 803

$23 - $40

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Fly to Brussels, train  •  3h 19m

  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  •  2h 43m

  1. Take the train from Airport Charles de Gaulle to Rotterdam Centraal Thalys

$110 - $150

Train, bus  •  5h 25m

  1. Take the train from Aeroport Paris-Charles de Gaulle TGV to Lille Europe Tgv
  2. Take the bus from Lille to Rotterdam, Rotterdam CS N814 / ...

$47 - $68

Drive  •  4h 1m

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

$60 - $95

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The cheapest way to get from Paris CDG Airport (CDG) to Rotterdam is to bus which costs 20€ - 35€ and takes 6h 30m.

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The quickest way to get from Paris CDG Airport (CDG) to Rotterdam is to fly and train which costs 50€ - 270€ and takes 1h 48m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Paris Charles-de-Gaulle Airport, Paris CDG and arriving at Rotterdam, Rotterdam CS. Services depart five times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 6h 30m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Airport Charles de Gaulle and arriving at Rotterdam Centraal. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2h 43m.

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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 2h 43m and costs 100€ - 130€.

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It takes approximately 1h 48m 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 Airport Charles de Gaulle station.

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The best way to get from Paris CDG Airport (CDG) to Rotterdam is to train which takes 2h 43m and costs 100€ - 130€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 20€ - 35€ and takes 6h 30m.

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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: 1h 48m

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

Thalys operates a train from Paris CDG Airport (CDG) to Rotterdam twice daily. Tickets cost $110 - $150 and the journey takes 2h 43m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Paris CDG Airport (CDG) to Rotterdam 5 times a day. Tickets cost $23 - $40 and the journey takes 6h 30m.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $430
Flights from Paris CDG to Amsterdam Schiphol via Basel
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $480
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $430
Flights from Paris CDG to Amsterdam Schiphol via Basel
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $480
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Brussels
Ave. Duration
57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $950
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Amsterdam Schiphol via Southend
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $470
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Amsterdam Schiphol via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $650
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
26m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $20
Website
ns.nl
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eurail.com
Train from Brussels Airport - Zaventem to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $35
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
20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $40
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$19 - $40
1st Class
$35 - $45
Train from Airport Charles de Gaulle to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
2h 43m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$110 - $150
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$110 - $150
1st Class
$150 - $220
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Aeroport Paris-Charles de Gaulle TGV to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
50m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
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 Lille to Rotterdam, Rotterdam CS
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $21
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Paris Charles-de-Gaulle Airport, Paris CDG to Rotterdam, Rotterdam CS
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$23 - $40
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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More Questions & Answers

The quickest flight from Paris CDG Airport to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 15m.

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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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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 4h 1m to drive from Paris CDG Airport (CDG) to Rotterdam.

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Vueling Airlines, British Airways, easyJet and two other airlines offer flights from Paris CDG Airport to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport.

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Book your Paris CDG Airport (CDG) to Rotterdam train tickets online with Loco2.

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

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There are 614+ hotels available in Rotterdam. Prices start at $67 USD per night.

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