There are 9 ways to get from Rotterdam to Berlin by train, plane, bus, night bus or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train to Amsterdam, fly to Berlin Tegel  •  4 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to Schiphol Airport
  2. Fly from Amsterdam (AMS) to Berlin Tegel (TXL) AMS - TXL

$83 - $283

Cheapest option

Bus  •  11 h 36 min

  1. Take the bus from Rotterdam to Berlin

$39 - $92

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Train to Amsterdam, fly to Berlin Schoenefeld  •  4 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to Schiphol Airport
  2. Fly from Amsterdam (AMS) to Berlin Schoenefeld (SXF) AMS - SXF

$57 - $193

Train to Brussels, fly to Berlin Tegel  •  5 h 12 min

  1. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to Antwerpen-Centraal
  2. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Berlin Tegel (TXL) BRU - TXL

$87 - $253

Train, train to Dusseldorf, fly to Berlin Tegel  •  6 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to Utrecht Centraal
  2. Take the train from Utrecht Centraal to Dusseldorf Hbf
  3. Fly from Dusseldorf (DUS) to Berlin Tegel (TXL) DUS - TXL

$88 - $203

Train to Brussels, fly to Berlin Schoenefeld  •  5 h 38 min

  1. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to Antwerpen-Centraal
  2. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Berlin Schoenefeld (SXF) BRU - SXF

$66 - $213

Train  •  7 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to Amersfoort
  2. Take the train from Amersfoort to Hannover Hbf
  3. Take the train from Hannover Hbf to Berlin Hbf (tief) Ice

$102 - $171

Night bus  •  10 h 6 min

  1. Take the night bus from Rotterdam, Rotterdam CS to Berlin, Berlin central bus station N31

$40 - $68

Drive  •  6 h 28 min

  1. Drive from Rotterdam to Berlin 431.6 miles

$100 - $160

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Rotterdam to Berlin is to bus which costs 30€ - 85€ and takes 11 h 36 min.

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The quickest way to get from Rotterdam to Berlin is to train and fly which costs 70€ - 250€ and takes 4 h 4 min.

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The distance between Rotterdam and Berlin is 612 km. The road distance is 690.6 km.

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It takes approximately 4 h 4 min to get from Rotterdam to Berlin, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Rotterdam to Berlin. However, there are services departing from Rotterdam and arriving at Berlin, S+U Alexanderplatz Bhf/Memhardstr. via Berlin, Masurenallee/ZOB and S+U Zoologischer Garten Bhf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 36 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Rotterdam to Berlin. However, there are services departing from Rotterdam Centraal and arriving at Berlin Hbf (tief) via Amersfoort and Hannover Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 35 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Rotterdam to Berlin is 691 km. It takes approximately 6 h 28 min to drive from Rotterdam to Berlin.

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  • Distance: 382.3 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 4 min

What companies run services between Rotterdam, Netherlands and Berlin, Germany?

You can take a train from Rotterdam to Berlin via Amersfoort and Hannover Hbf in around 7 h 35 min. Alternatively, Eurolines DE operates a bus from Rotterdam to Berlin twice daily. Tickets cost $35 - $85 and the journey takes 10 h 45 min.

Airlines
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Berlin Tegel via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$85 - $440
Flights from Dusseldorf to Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $200
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Berlin Tegel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $950
Flights from Brussels to Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $300
Flights from Brussels to Berlin Tegel via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $410
Flights from Brussels to Berlin Tegel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $410
Flights from Dusseldorf to Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $200
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Berlin Schoenefeld
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $210
Flights from Amsterdam to Berlin Schoenefeld via Basel
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $210
Flights from Dusseldorf to Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $160
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $430
Flights from Brussels to Berlin Tegel via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Brussels to Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $300
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Brussels to Berlin Schoenefeld
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$16 - $210
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 Rotterdam Centraal to Schiphol Airport
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $19
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Rotterdam Centraal to Utrecht Centraal
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $17
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Rotterdam Centraal to Amersfoort
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $21
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Amersfoort to Hannover Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $70
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Rotterdam Centraal to Antwerpen-Centraal
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$30 - $50
1st Class
$50 - $65
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and offers many different types of rail transportation including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Utrecht Centraal to Dusseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
bahn.de
Train from Hannover Hbf to Berlin Hbf (tief)
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $80
Website
bahn.de
Bus operators
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Rotterdam to Berlin
Ave. Duration
10 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $85
Website
eurolines.de
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Night bus from Rotterdam, Rotterdam CS to Berlin, Berlin central bus station
Ave. Duration
9 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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