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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train Thalys  •  2 h 43 min

  1. Tha

$120 - $160

Cheapest option

Bus  •  6 h 10 min

  1. Ouibus / ...

$15 - $100

8 alternative options

Train TGV  •  5 h 38 min

  1. Tgv

$73 - $107

Drive  •  4 h 15 min

  1. 273.9 miles

$65 - $100

Fly Paris CDG to Amsterdam, train  •  4 h 21 min

  1. CDG - AMS

$73 - $322

Fly Paris Orly to Amsterdam, train  •  4 h 6 min

  1. ORY - AMS

$56 - $250

Fly Paris Orly to Rotterdam  •  6 h 9 min

  1. ORY - RTM

$103 - $513

Fly Paris CDG to Brussels, train  •  4 h 31 min

  1. CDG - BRU

$132 - $365

Train to Brussels, fly to Amsterdam, train  •  4 h 27 min

  1. BRU - AMS

$162 - $396

Fly Paris CDG to Dusseldorf, train  •  7 h 41 min

  1. CDG - DUS

$77 - $249

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

Thalys operates a train from Paris to Rotterdam hourly. Tickets cost $120 - $160 and the journey takes 2 h 43 min. Alternatively, Ouibus operates a bus from Paris to Rotterdam every 10 minutes. Tickets cost $15 - $22 and the journey takes 6 h 10 min. Two other operators also service this route.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $430
Flights from Brussels to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $480
Flights from Paris CDG to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $450
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $430
Flights from Brussels to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $480
Flights from Paris CDG to Dusseldorf via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Transavia Holland
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $270
Flights from Paris Orly to Rotterdam via Montpellier
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$90 - $500
Flights from Paris Orly to Rotterdam via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Flights from Paris Orly to Rotterdam via Rome
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $700
Flights from Paris Orly to Rotterdam via Split
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$120 - $700
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $290
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Rotterdam via London City
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Brussels
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $950
Transavia France
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$35 - $300
Train operators
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Paris Nord to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
2 h 43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$120 - $160
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$120 - $160
1st Class
$160 - $230
Train from Schiphol (Airport) to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $40
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$19 - $40
1st Class
$35 - $45
Train from Antwerpen Centraal to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$30 - $50
1st Class
$50 - $65
Train from Paris Nord to Bruxelles Midi
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$85 - $120
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$85 - $120
1st Class
$120 - $170
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
tgv.com
Train from Aeroport Paris-Charles de Gaulle TGV to Bruxelles Midi
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
en.oui.sncf
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
b-rail.be
Train from Bruxelles-Midi to Roosendaal
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Website
belgianrail.be
Purchase a
eurail.com
Dutch Railways (NS)
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Roosendaal to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $18
Website
ns.nl
Purchase a
eurail.com
Train from Schiphol (Airport) to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $20
Website
ns.nl
Purchase a
eurail.com
Train from Venlo to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$21 - $40
Website
ns.nl
Purchase a
eurail.com
Eurobahn
Phone
0180 6 9 27 37 27
Email
info@eurobahn.de
Website
eurobahn.de
Train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Venlo
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
eurobahn.de
Bus operators
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Paris City Center - Bercy to Rotterdam
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Website
Ouibus
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Paris Gallieni to Rotterdam
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $100
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Paris, Paris to Rotterdam, Rotterdam CS
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$25 - $45
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Paris and Rotterdam is 373 km. The road distance is 438 km.

The cheapest way to get from Paris to Rotterdam is to bus which costs 13€ - 85€ and takes 6 h 10 min.

The quickest way to get from Paris to Rotterdam is to train which takes 2 h 43 min and costs 100€ - 140€.

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Paris Nord and arriving at Rotterdam Centraal. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 43 min.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Paris City Center - Bercy and arriving at Rotterdam. Services depart every 10 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 6 h 10 min.

The train from Paris Nord to Rotterdam Centraal takes 2 h 43 min including transfers and departs hourly.