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There are 11 ways to get from Rome to Rotterdam by plane, train, bus, car, car train or night train

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Fly Rome to Amsterdam Schiphol, train  •  5h 25m

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

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Fly Rome to Eindhoven, train  •  6h 34m

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

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Fly Rome to Rotterdam  •  5h 22m

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

Fly Rome to Brussels, train  •  7h 4m

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

Fly Rome Ciampino to Charleroi, bus, train  •  7h 43m

  1. Fly from Rome Ciampino (CIA) to Charleroi (CRL) CIA - CRL
  2. Take the bus from Charleroi Airport to Brussels Midi / Brussels South West
  3. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Rotterdam Centraal

Train  •  15h 8m

  1. Take the train from Roma Termini to Torino Porta Susa Fr
  2. Take the train from Torino Porta Susa to Paris Gare De Lyon Tgv
  3. Take the train from Paris Nord to Rotterdam Centraal

Bus  •  24h 25m

  1. Take the bus from Roma Tiburtina TiBus to Milano, Autostazione Lampugnano Itabus 3402 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Milano, Autostazione Lampugnano to Rotterdam Central Station N846 / ...

Drive, car train  •  21h 41m

  1. Drive from Rome to Verona Porta Nuova Station
  2. Take the car train from Verona Porta Nuova Station to Dusseldorf Hbf
  3. Drive from Dusseldorf Hbf to Rotterdam

Bus, train  •  30h 7m

  1. Take the bus from Roma Tiburtina TiBus to Bologna
  2. Take the bus from Bologna to Brussels-North Station
  3. Take the train from Bruxelles-Nord to Breda Ic
  4. Take the train from Breda to Rotterdam Centraal

Train, night train  •  23h 14m

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

Drive  •  15h 28m

  1. Drive from Rome to Rotterdam 1663.9 km

Rome to Rotterdam by train

18 Weekly Trains
15h 8m Average Duration
€258 Cheapest Price
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The cheapest way to get from Rome to Rotterdam is to bus which costs €80 - €180 and takes 24h 25m.

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The fastest way to get from Rome to Rotterdam is to fly which takes 5h 22m and costs €100 - €380.

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No, there is no direct bus from Rome to Rotterdam station. However, there are services departing from Roma Tiburtina TiBus and arriving at Rotterdam Central Station via Milano, Autostazione Lampugnano. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 24h 25m.

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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 Torino Porta Susa, Gare de Lyon and Paris Nord. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15h 8m.

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The distance between Rome and Rotterdam is 1382 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 15h 8m and costs €250 - €550.

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It takes approximately 5h 25m to get from Rome to Rotterdam, including transfers.

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Rome to Rotterdam bus services, operated by Itabus, depart from Roma Tiburtina TiBus 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 22m and costs €100 - €380. Alternatively, you can train, which costs €250 - €550 and takes 15h 8m, you could also bus, which costs €80 - €180 and takes 24h 25m.

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Map of how to get from Rome to Rotterdam.
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  • Distance: 1382.4 km
  • Duration: 5h 25m

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 Torino Porta Susa, Paris Gare De Lyon, Gare de Lyon, and Paris Nord in around 15h 8m.

Airlines
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Rome to Eindhoven
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€50 - €410
Flights from Rome to Eindhoven via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€50 - €410
Flights from Rome to Brussels
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€45 - €390
Flights from Rome Ciampino to Charleroi
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€45 - €370
Flights from Rome Ciampino to Charleroi via Budapest
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
€45 - €370
Flights from Rome Ciampino to Charleroi via Poznan
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€45 - €370
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Rome to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€140 - €470
Flights from Rome to Amsterdam Schiphol via Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€140 - €470
Flights from Rome to Brussels
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€80 - €430
Flights from Rome to Brussels via Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
4h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€80 - €430
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Rome to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
2h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€170 - €700
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Rome to Brussels
Ave. Duration
2h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€85 - €450
Transavia Holland
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Rome to Rotterdam
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€95 - €310
Ulendo Airlink
Website
flyulendo.com
Flights from Rome to Eindhoven
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€29 - €140
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 - €24
Website
https://www.ns.nl/en
2nd Class Full Fare
€9 - €14
1st Class Full Fare
€16 - €24
Train from Eindhoven Centraal to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€14 - €35
Website
https://www.ns.nl/en
2nd Class Full Fare
€14 - €21
1st Class Full Fare
€24 - €35
Train from Breda to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
€9 - €22
Website
https://www.ns.nl/en
2nd Class Full Fare
€9 - €13
1st Class Full Fare
€15 - €22
Train from Venlo to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€26 - €65
Website
https://www.ns.nl/en
2nd Class Full Fare
€26 - €40
1st Class Full Fare
€45 - €65
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Schiphol Airport to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€26 - €60
Website
https://www.thalys.com/fr/en
Standard
€26 - €40
Comfort
€28 - €40
Premium
€45 - €60
Train from Anvers-Central to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€30 - €70
Website
https://www.thalys.com/fr/en
Standard
€30 - €50
Comfort
€35 - €50
Premium
€55 - €70
Train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€40 - €90
Website
https://www.thalys.com/fr/en
Standard
€40 - €60
Comfort
€45 - €65
Premium
€65 - €90
Train from Paris Nord to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
2h 42m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€95 - €200
Website
https://www.thalys.com/fr/en
Standard
€95 - €140
Comfort
€110 - €160
Premium
€150 - €200
Eurostar
Rome2Rio's guide to Eurostar
Contact Details
Phone
+44 343 218 6186
Website
eurostar.com
Train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€45 - €310
Website
https://www.eurostar.com/rw-en
Business Premier
€200 - €310
Standard
€45 - €95
Standard Premier
€100 - €140
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 Torino Porta Susa
Ave. Duration
4h 39m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€50 - €150
Website
https://www.trenitalia.com/en/frecce.html
Super Economy
€50 - €70
Base Standard
€85 - €120
Base Premium
€100 - €150
Train from Roma Termini to Verona Porta Nuova
Ave. Duration
3h 18m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€30 - €110
Website
https://www.trenitalia.com/en/frecce.html
Super Economy
€30 - €50
Base Standard
€60 - €85
Base Premium
€75 - €110
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
+33 1 84 94 36 35
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Torino Porta Susa to Paris Gare De Lyon
Ave. Duration
5h 36m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€110 - €190
Website
https://www.sncf.com/en
2nd Class
€110 - €150
1st Class
€140 - €190
Urlaubs-Express
Phone
+49 (0) 221 800 20 820
Email
info@urlaubs-express.de
Website
urlaubs-express.de
Car train from Verona Porta Nuova Station to Dusseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
14h 37m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€100 - €120
Website
https://urlaubs-express.de/?lang=en
Night train from Verona Porta Nuova to Düsseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
13h 20m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€100 - €130
Website
https://urlaubs-express.de/?lang=en
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 06 8937 1892
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Roma Termini to Verona Porta Nuova
Ave. Duration
3h 13m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€65 - €85
Website
https://www.italotreno.it/en
Smart Economy
€65 - €85
Smart Flex
€65 - €85
Eurobahn
Bus operators
Flibco
Phone
+352 26 58 57 1
Email
info@flibco.com
Website
flibco.com
Bus from Charleroi Airport to Brussels Midi / Brussels South West
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
€9 - €19
Website
https://www.flibco.com/en
Itabus
Phone
+39 06 88 93 82 32
Website
itabus.it
Bus from Roma Tiburtina TiBus to Milano, Autostazione Lampugnano
Ave. Duration
7h 45m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€21 - €29
Website
https://www.itabus.it/en/home
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.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Roma Tiburtina TiBus to Milano, Autostazione Lampugnano
Ave. Duration
9h 35m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€45 - €65
Website
https://www.flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Milano, Autostazione Lampugnano to Rotterdam Central Station
Ave. Duration
15h 40m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
€75 - €110
Website
https://www.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.
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Marino Autolinee
Phone
+39 080 3112335
Email
info@marinobus.it
Website
marinobus.it
Bus from Roma Tiburtina TiBus to Milano, Autostazione Lampugnano
Ave. Duration
8h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€40 - €60
Website
https://marinobus.it/en/
BlaBlaCar Bus

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
+33 1 71 53 01 80
Website
blablacar.fr
Bus from Milano, Autostazione Lampugnano to Rotterdam
Ave. Duration
15h 55m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
€60 - €90
Website
https://www.blablacar.co.uk/
Sellitto
Phone
+39 0824 46304
Email
info@sellitto.com
Website
sellitto.com
Bus from Roma Tiburtina TiBus to Bologna
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€25 - €35
Schedules at
sellitto.com
Pistoia viaggi
Phone
+393293958604
Email
info@pistoiaviaggi.com
Website
pistoia-viaggi.it
Bus from Bologna to Brussels-North Station
Ave. Duration
20h 57m
Frequency
Once a week
Schedules at
pistoia-viaggi.it

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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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