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There are 6 ways to get from Paris to Erasmus University Rotterdam by train, bus, car, plane or tram

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Train  •  3h 12m

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

101€ - 202€

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Bus  •  6h 38m

  1. Take the bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine 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 / ...

23€ - 45€

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Drive  •  4h 10m

  1. Drive from Paris Gallieni to Erasmus University Rotterdam 434 km

50€ - 80€

Fly Paris CDG to Amsterdam Schiphol, train, line 7 tram  •  4h 56m

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) CDG - AMS
  2. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Rotterdam Centraal
  3. Take the line 7 tram from Rotterdam, Rotterdam Centraal perron D to Rotterdam, Burgemeester Oudlaan

92€ - 225€

Fly Paris Orly to Amsterdam Schiphol, train  •  4h 52m

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

83€ - 319€

Fly Paris CDG to Brussels, train  •  6h 38m

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

100€ - 323€

France → Netherlands
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International entry into Netherlands from France

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of France
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Allowed for: Citizens and permanent residents of Netherlands, as well as residents from EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Andorra, Aruba, Australia, Bonaire, Saint Eustatius and Saba, Cyprus, Israel, Monaco, New Zealand, Rwanda, San Marino, Singapore, Sint Maarten, South Korea, Thailand, United Kingdom and Vatican

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Conditions of entry into Netherlands from France

  • 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
This applies to arrivals from France
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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
This doesn’t apply to citizens and permanent residents of Aruba, Australia, Bonaire, Saint Eustatius and Saba, Bulgaria, Curaçao, Finland, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Israel, Malta, New Zealand, Norway, Portugal, Romania, Rwanda, Singapore, Sint Maarten, South Korea and Thailand

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Rules to follow in Netherlands

1.5m

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The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

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Yes, but conditions apply when entering Netherlands from France.

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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
  • Nationwide control measures in place

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Erasmus University Rotterdam is 1351.

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

The social distance requirement in Erasmus University 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 France from Netherlands.

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Last updated: 9 Jun 2021
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The cheapest way to get from Paris to Erasmus University Rotterdam is to bus which costs 23€ - 50€ and takes 6h 38m.

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The quickest way to get from Paris to Erasmus University Rotterdam is to train which costs 100€ - 210€ and takes 3h 12m.

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No, there is no direct train from Paris to Erasmus University Rotterdam. However, there are services departing from Paris Nord and arriving at Rotterdam, Burgemeester Oudlaan via Rotterdam, Rotterdam Centraal perron D. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 12m.

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It is 374 km from Paris to Erasmus University Rotterdam. It is approximately 434 km to drive.

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The best way to get from Paris to Erasmus University Rotterdam without a car is to train which takes 3h 12m and costs 100€ - 210€.

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It takes approximately 3h 12m to get from Paris to Erasmus University Rotterdam, including transfers.

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Paris to Erasmus University Rotterdam train services, operated by Thalys, depart from Paris Nord station.

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The best way to get from Paris to Erasmus University Rotterdam is to train which takes 3h 12m and costs 100€ - 210€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 23€ - 50€ and takes 6h 38m.

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

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Paris to Erasmus University Rotterdam train services, operated by Thalys, arrive at Rotterdam Centraal station.

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Map of how to get from Paris to Erasmus University Rotterdam.
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  • Distance: 373.6 km
  • Duration: 3h 12m

What companies run services between Paris, France and Erasmus University Rotterdam, Netherlands?

Thalys operates a train from Paris Nord to Rotterdam Centraal every 4 hours. Tickets cost 95€ - 200€ and the journey takes 2h 38m. Alternatively, Blablabus operates a bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to Rotterdam once daily. Tickets cost 15€ - 19€ and the journey takes 6h 10m. FlixBus also services this route 4 times a week.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
85€ - 300€
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
85€ - 300€
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 1100€
Transavia Holland
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
55€ - 340€
Transavia France
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
18€ - 230€
Train operators
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Paris Nord to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
2h 38m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
95€ - 200€
Website
Thalys
Standard
95€ - 140€
Comfort
110€ - 150€
Premium
140€ - 200€
Train from Schiphol Airport to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
40€ - 75€
Website
Thalys
Standard
40€ - 55€
Comfort
50€ - 70€
Premium
50€ - 75€
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
9€ - 21€
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
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Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
9€ - 13€
1st Class
16€ - 21€
Train from Breda to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
9€ - 23€
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
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Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
9€ - 14€
1st Class
16€ - 23€
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
belgiantrain.be
Train from Brussels Airport-Zaventem to Breda
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
18€ - 20€
Website
Belgian Railways
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Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
18€ - 20€
1st Class
25€ - 29€
Bus operators
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 Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to Rotterdam
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
15€ - 19€
Website
Blablabus
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 Paris to Rotterdam Central Station
Ave. Duration
7h 35m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
22€ - 28€
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Yes, the driving distance between Paris to Erasmus University Rotterdam is 434 km. It takes approximately 4h 10m to drive from Paris to Erasmus University Rotterdam.

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

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There are 213+ hotels available in Erasmus University Rotterdam. Prices start at 75€ per night.

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The best way to get from Paris to Paris CDG Airport is to train which takes 38 min and costs 5€ - 9€.

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