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

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Fly to Amsterdam Schiphol, train

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

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Fly to Eindhoven, train

  1. Fly from Rome (FCO) to Eindhoven (EIN)
  2. Take the train from Eindhoven Centraal to Rotterdam Centraal

Fly to Rotterdam

  1. Fly from Rome (FCO) to Rotterdam (RTM)

Fly to Brussels, train

  1. Fly from Rome (FCO) to Brussels (BRU)
  2. Take the train from Anvers-Central to Rotterdam Centraal

Train

  1. Take the train from Roma Termini to Milano Centrale
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Chambery Challes Les Eaux
  3. Take the train from Chambery Challes Les Eaux to Rotterdam Centraal

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Rome Tiburtina Bus station to Basel SBB
  2. Take the bus from Basel Meret-Oppenheim-Strasse to Rotterdam Conradstraat

Drive, car train

  1. Drive from Rome to Verona
  2. Take the car train from Verona to Duesseldorf Hbf
  3. Drive from Duesseldorf Hbf to Rotterdam

Bus via Frankfurt am Main

  1. Take the bus from Rome Tiburtina Bus station to Frankfurt
  2. Take the bus from Frankfurt to Rotterdam Central Station

Train, night train

  1. Take the train from Roma Termini to Verona Porta Nuova
  2. Take the night train from Verona to Duesseldorf Hbf
  3. Take the train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Venlo
  4. Take the train from Venlo to Rotterdam Centraal

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  1. Drive from Rome to Rotterdam
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International entry into Netherlands from Italy

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Conditions of entry into Netherlands from Italy

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Frequently Asked Questions


Yes, entry into Netherlands is currently allowed from Italy.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are recommended
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • There are no current restrictions

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

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Rotterdam is recommended.

The social distance requirement in 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, returning to Italy from Netherlands is currently allowed.

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Last updated: 3 Oct 2022
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The cheapest way to get from Rome to Rotterdam is to bus which costs €65 - €90 and takes 25h 10m.

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The quickest way to get from Rome to Rotterdam is to fly which costs €90 - €750 and takes 5h 20m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Rome station to Rotterdam. However, there are services departing from Rome Tiburtina Bus station and arriving at Rotterdam Conradstraat via Basel Meret-Oppenheim-Strasse. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 25h 10m.

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No, there is no direct train from Rome to Rotterdam. However, there are services departing from Roma Termini and arriving at Rotterdam Centraal via Milano Centrale and Chambery Challes Les Eaux. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14h.

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The distance between Rome and Rotterdam is 1268 km. The road distance is 1663.9 km.

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The best way to get from Rome to Rotterdam without a car is to train which takes 14h and costs €220 - €550.

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It takes approximately 5h 24m to get from Rome to Rotterdam, including transfers.

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Rome to Rotterdam bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Rome Tiburtina Bus station.

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Rome to Rotterdam train services, operated by Trenitalia Frecce, depart from Roma Termini station.

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The best way to get from Rome to Rotterdam is to fly which takes 5h 20m and costs €90 - €750. Alternatively, you can train, which costs €220 - €550 and takes 14h, you could also bus, which costs €65 - €90 and takes 25h 10m.

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Map of how to get from Rome to Rotterdam.
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  • Distance: 1268.2 km
  • Duration: 5h 24m

What companies run services between Rome, Italy and Rotterdam, Netherlands?

Transavia Holland flies from Rome to Rotterdam 4 times a week. Alternatively, you can take a train from Rome to Rotterdam via Milano Centrale and Chambery Challes Les Eaux in around 14h.

Airlines
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Rome to Eindhoven
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€40 - €340
Flights from Rome to Eindhoven via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
€40 - €340
Flights from Rome to Brussels
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€25 - €240
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Rome to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €450
Flights from Rome to Amsterdam Schiphol via Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €450
Flights from Rome to Brussels
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€65 - €370
Flights from Rome to Brussels via Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
3h 37m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€65 - €370
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Rome to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
2h 29m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€130 - €850
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Rome to Amsterdam Schiphol via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €700
Flights from Rome to Amsterdam Schiphol via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€120 - €700
Flights from Rome to Brussels via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€95 - €500
Flights from Rome to Brussels via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€95 - €500
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Rome to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€65 - €410
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Rome to Brussels
Ave. Duration
2h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€70 - €490
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Rome to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€70 - €360
Flights from Rome to Amsterdam Schiphol via Nice
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€70 - €360
Transavia Holland
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Rome to Rotterdam
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€65 - €380
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Rome to Eindhoven
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
€45 - €330
Flights from Rome to Eindhoven via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
€45 - €330
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Rome to Brussels via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €490
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
26 min
Frequency
Every 15 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 Eindhoven Centraal to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€13 - €35
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€13 - €19
1st Class
€23 - €35
Train from Venlo to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€23 - €55
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€23 - €35
1st Class
€35 - €55
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
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
Train from Anvers-Central to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€45 - €90
Website
Thalys
Standard
€45 - €65
Comfort
€55 - €75
Premium
€60 - €90
Train from Chambery Challes Les Eaux to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
5h 43m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€170 - €360
Website
Thalys
Standard
€170 - €240
Comfort
€180 - €240
Premium
€260 - €360
Trenitalia Frecce

Trenitalia’s high-speed Frecce trains run on specialised tracks and have a greater level of service and comfort than InterCity and regional trains. There are three types of Frecce trains: Frecciarossa, (the fastest; connects major Italian cities); Frecciargento (mostly connect Rome to other Italian cities); and Frecciabianca (the slowest Frecce trains). Frecciarossa trains offer four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Standard, Premium, Business and Executive. All Frecce tickets include a seat reservation and must be purchased before boarding the train.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Roma Termini to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€40 - €120
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€40 - €55
Base Standard
€70 - €95
Base Premium
€85 - €120
Train from Roma Termini to Verona Porta Nuova
Ave. Duration
3h 18m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€30 - €110
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€30 - €50
Base Standard
€60 - €85
Base Premium
€75 - €110
ItaloTreno

Private train company Italotreno operates high-speed trains in Italy on the same tracks as Trenitalia. The routes service 21 stations across the country, including popular routes Milan-Florence, Rome-Venice and Bologna-Naples. Choose from four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Smart, Comfort, Prima and Club Executive. Italo also operates Italobus – an integrated train-bus service that takes passengers from the main train stations to other Italian cities.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Roma Termini to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€30 - €90
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
€30 - €50
Smart Low Cost
€30 - €45
Smart Flex
€60 - €90
Train from Roma Termini to Verona Porta Nuova
Ave. Duration
3h 13m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€27 - €80
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
€29 - €45
Smart Low Cost
€27 - €40
Smart Flex
€55 - €80
Trenitalia

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Chambery Challes Les Eaux
Ave. Duration
3h 7m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€22 - €45
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€41 - €45
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on Trenitalia?
Yes - Wi-Fi is available on both Frecciarossa and Frecciargento services, and may be accessed free of charge. Services require either a mobile phone number or credit card for verification purposes and allow access for 24 hours.
Are there power outlets on Trenitalia?
Yes - Frecce services include a power socket for each seat.
Does Trenitalia offer meals or snacks?
Yes - Frecciarossa and Frecciargento services often offer bar and restaurant options, though this depends on the individual route and train type. Business, Premium and First Class tickets include a complimentary drink and snack. Some services may offer restaurant, FRECCIABistro or pre-booked, in-seat meal options. Please check your service as options vary.
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Urlaubs-Express
Phone
+49 (0) 221 800 20 820
Email
info@urlaubs-express.de
Website
urlaubs-express.de
Car train from Verona to Duesseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
14h 43m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€100 - €120
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Urlaubs-Express
Eurobahn
Phone
0180 6 9 27 37 27
Email
info@eurobahn.de
Website
eurobahn.de
Train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Venlo
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€4 - €6
Website
Eurobahn
Bus operators
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 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Rome Tiburtina Bus station to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
14h 10m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€40 - €55
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Rome Tiburtina Bus station to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
20h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€55 - €75
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Frankfurt to Rotterdam Central Station
Ave. Duration
8h 25m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€28 - €35
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
Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus from Basel Meret-Oppenheim-Strasse to Rotterdam Conradstraat
Ave. Duration
10h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€25 - €35
Website
Union Ivkoni

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The quickest flight from Rome Airport to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 20m.

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Rome to Rotterdam bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Rotterdam Central Station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Rome to Rotterdam is 1664 km. It takes approximately 15h 28m to drive from Rome to Rotterdam.

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easyJet, Vueling Airlines, Lufthansa and two other airlines offer flights from Rome Airport to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport.

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There are 197+ hotels available in Rotterdam. Prices start at €100 per night.

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The best way to get from Rome to Rome Airport is to train which takes 32 min and costs €7 - €35.

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