Rome2rio uses cookies to help personalize content and show you personalised ads. By proceeding, you accept the use of cookies in accordance with our privacy policy. You may opt out of personalised ads at any time. OK

Need a hotel room in Rotterdam?

Book now

There are 6 ways to get from Paris to Rotterdam (Station) by train, bus, night 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

Train

  1. Take the train from Paris Nord to Rotterdam Centraal

Cheapest

Bus

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

Night bus

  1. Take the night bus from Paris to Delft Station

Drive

  1. Drive from Paris Gallieni to Rotterdam (Station)

Fly from Paris CDG, train

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

Fly from Paris Orly, train

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

Paris to Rotterdam (Station) by train and subway

The journey time between Paris and Rotterdam (Station) is around 3h and covers a distance of around 455 km. This includes an average layover time of around 11 min. The fastest journey normally takes 2h 58m. Operated by Thalys, Dutch Railways (NS) and RET, the Paris to Rotterdam (Station) service departs from Paris Nord and arrives in Rotterdam, Capelsebrug. Typically 59 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Explore all travel options

Average journey times

Time on transportation:
2h 49m
Layover time:
11 min
Total time:
3h

Route information

Fastest journey time:
2h 58m
Journey distance:
455 km
Services per week:
59
Cheapest price:
€107
Carbon emissions:
23 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
06:13
Last service departs at:
20:25

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Paris to Rotterdam (Station) train and subway schedules

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Paris to Rotterdam (Station) is to bus which costs €23 - €50 and takes 6h 30m.

More details

The quickest way to get from Paris to Rotterdam (Station) is to train which costs €100 - €220 and takes 2h 57m.

More details

No, there is no direct train from Paris to Rotterdam (Station). However, there are services departing from Paris Nord and arriving at Rotterdam, Capelsebrug via Rotterdam Centraal and Rotterdam, Blaak. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 57m.

More details

The distance between Paris and Rotterdam (Station) is 375 km. The road distance is 434.7 km.

Get driving directions

The best way to get from Paris to Rotterdam (Station) without a car is to train which takes 2h 57m and costs €100 - €220.

More details

It takes approximately 2h 57m to get from Paris to Rotterdam (Station), including transfers.

More details

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

More details

The best way to get from Paris to Rotterdam (Station) is to train which takes 2h 57m and costs €100 - €220. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €23 - €50 and takes 6h 30m.

Mode details

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

Search flights

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

More details

Map of how to get from Paris to Rotterdam (Station).
Launch map view
  • Distance: 374.9 km
  • Duration: 2h 57m

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

Thalys operates a train from Paris Nord to Rotterdam Centraal every 2 hours. Tickets cost €95 - €200 and the journey takes 2h 37m. Alternatively, Blablabus operates a bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to Rotterdam twice 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 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€90 - €280
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€90 - €280
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Amsterdam Schiphol via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€150 - €330
Transavia Holland
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
€50 - €280
Transavia France
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€11 - €220
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 2 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 3 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 15 minutes
Estimated price
€9 - €21
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€9 - €13
1st Class
€16 - €21
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
Twice 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).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.xom
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
Night bus from Paris to Delft Station
Ave. Duration
7h 55m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€25 - €31
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
For more information, please visit this page

Want to know more about travelling around Netherlands

Rome2rio's Travel Guide series provide vital information for the global traveller. Filled with useful and timely travel information, the guides answer all the hard questions - such as 'How do I buy a ticket?', 'Should I book online before I travel? ', 'How much should I expect to pay?', 'Do the trains and buses have Wifi?' - to help you get the most out of your next trip.

More Questions & Answers

Yes, the driving distance between Paris to Rotterdam (Station) is 435 km. It takes approximately 4h 10m to drive from Paris to Rotterdam (Station).

Get driving directions

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

Search flights

There are 194+ hotels available in Rotterdam (Station). Prices start at €87 per night.

More details

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

More details