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

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Train  •  2h 51m

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

106€ - 216€

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Bus via Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine  •  7h 29m

  1. Take the bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to Rotterdam, Rotterdam CS 803 / ...

22€ - 44€

4 alternative options

Bus  •  6h 59m

  1. Take the bus from Paris, Gallieni to Rotterdam 400

33€ - 53€

Drive  •  4h 9m

  1. Drive from Paris Gallieni to Rotterdam Alexander 438.7 km

55€ - 85€

Fly from Paris CDG, train  •  4h 41m

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

81€ - 322€

Fly from Paris Orly, train  •  4h 33m

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

73€ - 385€

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The cheapest way to get from Paris to Rotterdam Alexander is to bus via Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine which costs 22€ - 45€ and takes 7h 29m.

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The quickest way to get from Paris to Rotterdam Alexander is to train which costs 100€ - 220€ and takes 2h 51m.

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No, there is no direct train from Paris to Rotterdam Alexander. However, there are services departing from Paris Nord and arriving at Rotterdam Alexander via Rotterdam Centraal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 51m.

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The distance between Paris and Rotterdam Alexander is 378 km. The road distance is 438.7 km.

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The best way to get from Paris to Rotterdam Alexander without a car is to train which takes 2h 51m and costs 100€ - 220€.

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It takes approximately 2h 51m to get from Paris to Rotterdam Alexander, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Paris to Rotterdam Alexander is to train which takes 2h 51m and costs 100€ - 220€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 30€ - 55€ and takes 6h 59m.

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

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

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  • Distance: 377.8 km
  • Duration: 2h 51m

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

Thalys operates a train from Paris Nord to Rotterdam Centraal every 4 hours. Tickets cost 95€ - 200€ and the journey takes 2h 37m. Alternatively, Eurolines FR operates a bus from Paris, Gallieni to Rotterdam 3 times a day. Tickets cost 25€ - 40€ and the journey takes 6h 45m.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
95€ - 550€
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
95€ - 550€
Transavia Holland
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
40€ - 370€
Transavia France
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
30€ - 310€
Train operators
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Paris Nord to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
2h 37m
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
NS
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Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
9€ - 13€
1st Class
16€ - 21€
Bus operators
Eurolines FR

Eurolines is a network of coach companies that operate throughout Europe plus Morocco. It’s an affordable way to travel around the continent, with tickets starting at €5. All coaches have Wi-Fi, plug sockets and USBs, reclining chairs and toilets, and a standard ticket includes up to two medium suitcases plus carry-on luggage. Within France, Eurolines serves 69 destinations; including Paris, Lyon, Versailles, Nice and Bordeaux.

Contact Details
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Paris, Gallieni to Rotterdam
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
25€ - 40€
Website
Eurolines FR
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 City Centre - Bercy Seine to Rotterdam, Rotterdam CS
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
22€ - 27€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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
5h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
15€ - 19€
Website
Blablabus

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Yes, the driving distance between Paris to Rotterdam Alexander is 439 km. It takes approximately 4h 9m to drive from Paris to Rotterdam Alexander.

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

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There are 663+ hotels available in Rotterdam Alexander. Prices start at 87€ 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 10€.

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