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There are 7 ways to get from Rotterdam Airport (RTM) to Gennevilliers by train, bus, car, plane or tram

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Recommended option

Train  •  4h 26m

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

102€ - 209€

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Bus  •  8h 56m

  1. Take the bus from Rotterdam to Brussels City Center - Midi Train station Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine > Sainte Aybert - France > Sainte Aybert - Belgique > Brussels City Center - Midi Train station > Hazeldonk - Belgique > Hazeldonk - Pays Bas > Rotterdam > Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk
  2. Take the bus from Brussels South to Paris La Défense 806

28€ - 37€

5 alternative options

Train via Lille  •  6h 36m

  1. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to Lille Europe Eil
  2. Take the train from Lille-Flandres to Aéroport Charles-de-Gaulle TGV Tgv

143€ - 454€

Drive  •  4h 23m

  1. Drive from Rotterdam Airport (RTM) to Gennevilliers 447.1 km

55€ - 85€

Line 33 bus, train to Amsterdam Schiphol, fly to Paris CDG, tram  •  5h 16m

  1. Take the line 33 bus from Rotterdam, Rotterdam Airport to Rotterdam, Rotterdam Centraal Uitstaphalte
  2. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to Schiphol Airport
  3. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Paris CDG (CDG) AMS - CDG
  4. Take the tram from Gare De Saint-Denis to Timbaud

103€ - 194€

Line 33 bus, train to Brussels, fly to Paris CDG, tram  •  5h 45m

  1. Take the line 33 bus from Rotterdam, Rotterdam Airport to Rotterdam, Rotterdam Centraal Uitstaphalte
  2. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to Anvers-Central
  3. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Paris CDG (CDG) BRU - CDG
  4. Take the tram from Gare De Saint-Denis to Timbaud

140€ - 396€

Train to Amsterdam Schiphol, fly to Paris Orly, train  •  6h 6m

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

78€ - 223€

Rotterdam Airport (RTM) to Gennevilliers by bus, subway, train and tram

The journey time between Rotterdam Airport (RTM) and Gennevilliers is around 3h 39m and covers a distance of around 465 km. The fastest journey normally takes 3h 29m. Operated by RET, Thalys, Transilien and others, the Rotterdam Airport (RTM) to Gennevilliers service departs from Rotterdam, Rotterdam Airport and arrives in Timbaud. Typically 44 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
3h 39m
Fastest journey time:
3h 29m
Services per week:
44
Cheapest price:
102€
Carbon emissions:
24 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
07:32
Last service departs at:
19:25

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Rotterdam Airport (RTM) to Gennevilliers bus, subway, train and tram schedules

Netherlands → France
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Conditions of entry into France from Netherlands

  • Arrivals vaccinated against COVID-19 are exempted from compulsory quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempted from providing a negative COVID-19 test
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  • Negative Covid-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 7 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Mandatory installation of smart phone app for contact purposes
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  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempted from providing a negative COVID-19 test
This applies to arrivals from EU Schengen Area, Andorra, Australia, Israel, Japan, Lebanon, Monaco, New Zealand, San Marino, Singapore, South Korea and Vatican
  • Negative Covid-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 7 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Mandatory installation of smart phone app for contact purposes
  • Health screen upon arrival. Those showing symptoms will be placed under state quarantine
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
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Domestic travel is restricted

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1 metre
  • Nationwide control measures in place

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Gennevilliers is 800 130 000.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Gennevilliers is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Gennevilliers is 1 metre.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 800 130 000.

No, but conditions apply when returning to Netherlands from France.

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Last updated: 13 Jun 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Rotterdam Airport (RTM) to Gennevilliers is to bus which costs 28€ - 40€ and takes 8h 56m.

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The quickest way to get from Rotterdam Airport (RTM) to Gennevilliers is to drive which costs 55€ - 85€ and takes 4h 23m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Rotterdam Airport (RTM) to Gennevilliers. However, there are services departing from Rotterdam, Rotterdam Airport and arriving at Rond-Point Pierre Timbaud via Rotterdam, Brussels South and La Defense-Metro-Rer-Tramway. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 56m.

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The distance between Rotterdam Airport (RTM) and Gennevilliers is 368 km. The road distance is 447.1 km.

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The best way to get from Rotterdam Airport (RTM) to Gennevilliers without a car is to train which takes 4h 26m and costs 100€ - 210€.

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It takes approximately 4h 26m to get from Rotterdam Airport (RTM) to Gennevilliers, including transfers.

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Rotterdam Airport (RTM) to Gennevilliers bus services, operated by Blablabus, depart from Rotterdam station.

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The best way to get from Rotterdam Airport (RTM) to Gennevilliers is to train which takes 4h 26m and costs 100€ - 210€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 28€ - 40€ and takes 8h 56m.

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

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Rotterdam Airport (RTM) to Gennevilliers bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Paris La Défense station.

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Map of how to get from Rotterdam Airport (RTM) to Gennevilliers.
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  • Distance: 367.7 km
  • Duration: 4h 26m

What companies run services between Rotterdam Airport (RTM), Netherlands and Gennevilliers, France?

Thalys operates a train from Rotterdam Centraal to Paris Nord every 4 hours. Tickets cost 95€ - 200€ and the journey takes 2h 40m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Rotterdam Airport (RTM) to Gennevilliers via Rotterdam, Rotterdam Centraal Uitstaphalte, Rotterdam, Brussels South, Paris La Défense, and La Defense-Metro-Rer-Tramway in around 8h 56m.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
85€ - 290€
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
85€ - 280€
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Paris CDG via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Every day
Estimated price
85€ - 380€
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Brussels to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
70€ - 440€
Transavia Holland
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
45€ - 280€
Transavia France
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
16€ - 210€
Train operators
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Rotterdam Centraal to Paris Nord
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
95€ - 200€
Website
Thalys
Standard
95€ - 140€
Comfort
110€ - 150€
Premium
140€ - 200€
Train from Rotterdam Centraal to Anvers-Central
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
45€ - 90€
Website
Thalys
Standard
45€ - 65€
Comfort
55€ - 75€
Premium
60€ - 90€
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Lille-Flandres to Aéroport Charles-de-Gaulle TGV
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
55€ - 100€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
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 Rotterdam Centraal to Schiphol Airport
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
9€ - 21€
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
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Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
9€ - 13€
1st Class
16€ - 21€
Transilien

Transilien is a suburban rail network operated by SNCF that departs from major Paris train stations and connects the Ile de France region. Transilien operates the following lines: RER A, B, C, D, and E; Transilien trains H, J, K, L, N, P, R and U; Tram 4 and 11 Express; and the Noctilien night bus. Tickets and passes can be purchased from ‘Ile-de-France’ ticket machines and desks in train, Metro and RER stations.

Contact Details
Website
transilien.com
Train from Rungis La Fraternelle to Gennevilliers
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
6€ - 8€
Website
Transilien
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 Rotterdam to Brussels City Center - Midi Train station
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
9€ - 12€
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).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Brussels South to Paris La Défense
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
16€ - 20€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
RET
Phone
+31 900 5006010
Email
klantenservice@ret.nl
Website
ret.nl
Bus from Rotterdam, Rotterdam Airport to Rotterdam, Rotterdam Centraal Uitstaphalte
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
2€
Website
RET

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Yes, the driving distance between Rotterdam Airport (RTM) to Gennevilliers is 447 km. It takes approximately 4h 23m to drive from Rotterdam Airport (RTM) to Gennevilliers.

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

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