There are 12 ways to get from Rotterdam to Birmingham by train, bus, car ferry, night bus, car, car train 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 option

Train  •  6 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to Bruxelles-Midi Tha
  2. Take the train from Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar to London St. Pancras International Est
  3. Take the train from London Euston to Birmingham New Street

$185 - $396

Cheapest option

Bus  •  13 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Rotterdam to London Amsterdam Centre - Sloterdijk > La Haye > Rotterdam > Douvres > Canterbury > Londres / ...
  2. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Birmingham National Express

$44 - $100

10 alternative options

Car ferry, train  •  14 h 25 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Hook of Holland to Harwich
  2. Take the train from Harwich International to Cambridge
  3. Take the train from Cambridge to Birmingham New Street

$168 - $228

Night bus, train  •  12 h 36 min

  1. Take the night bus from Rotterdam, Rotterdam CS to London N814
  2. Take the train from London Marylebone to Birmingham Moor Street

$114 - $183

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  6 h 38 min

  1. Drive from Rotterdam to Calais
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Calais to Folkestone
  3. Drive from Folkestone to Birmingham

$268 - $308

Drive, car ferry  •  7 h 38 min

  1. Drive from Rotterdam to Calais
  2. Take the car ferry from Calais to Dover
  3. Drive from Dover to Birmingham

$110 - $168

Train to Amsterdam, fly to Birmingham  •  4 h 7 min

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

$60 - $253

Fly Rotterdam to London City, train  •  4 h 29 min

  1. Fly from Rotterdam (RTM) to London City (LCY) RTM - LCY
  2. Take the train from London Euston to Birmingham New Street

$144 - $412

Train to Brussels, fly to Birmingham  •  4 h 55 min

  1. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to Antwerpen Centraal
  2. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Birmingham (BHX) BRU - BHX

$101 - $360

Train to Amsterdam, fly to Manchester, train  •  6 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to Schiphol (Airport)
  2. Fly from Amsterdam (AMS) to Manchester (MAN) AMS - MAN
  3. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Birmingham New Street

$106 - $326

Train to Amsterdam, fly to East Midlands, train  •  5 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to Schiphol (Airport)
  2. Fly from Amsterdam (AMS) to East Midlands (EMA) AMS - EMA
  3. Take the train from Derby to Birmingham New Street

$105 - $353

Train to Amsterdam, fly to London Luton, train  •  6 h 28 min

  1. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to Schiphol (Airport)
  2. Fly from Amsterdam (AMS) to London Luton (LTN) AMS - LTN
  3. Take the train from Luton Airport Parkway to Leicester
  4. Take the train from Leicester to Birmingham New Street

$102 - $301

What companies run services between Rotterdam, Netherlands and Birmingham, England?

You can take a train from Rotterdam to Birmingham via Bruxelles-Midi, Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar, London St. Pancras International, and London Euston in around 6 h 7 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Rotterdam to Birmingham via London and London Victoria Coach Station in around 13 h 25 min.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $410
Flights from Brussels to Birmingham via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Amsterdam to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $450
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $320
Flights from Amsterdam to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $350
Flights from Amsterdam to Manchester via Southampton
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $350
Flights from Amsterdam to East Midlands
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $440
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $350
Flights from Amsterdam to London Luton
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $230
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Rotterdam to London City
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $430
Flights from Amsterdam to Manchester via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Flights from Amsterdam to Manchester via London City
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Brussels to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $600
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Amsterdam to London Luton
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $270
Train operators
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Rotterdam Centraal to Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$45 - $70
1st Class
$70 - $90
Train from Rotterdam Centraal to Schiphol (Airport)
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $40
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$20 - $40
1st Class
$35 - $50
Train from Rotterdam Centraal to Antwerpen Centraal
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$30 - $55
1st Class
$50 - $70
Eurostar
Website
eurostar.com
Train from Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar to London St. Pancras International
Ave. Duration
2 h 7 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$70 - $210
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$70 - $210
Premier
$170 - $250
Virgin West Coast Trains
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Cambridge to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
2 h 37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$70 - $110
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$45 - $70
Anytime Single
$70 - $110
Off-Peak Single
$65 - $95
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $80
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Single
$50 - $80
Off-Peak Single
$40 - $60
Train from Derby to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$26 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $60
Off-Peak Single
$22 - $35
Train from Leicester to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$26 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $60
Off-Peak Single
$23 - $35
Chiltern Railways
Phone
+44 345 600 5165
Website
chilternrailways.co.uk
Train from London Marylebone to Birmingham Moor Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$70 - $110
Website
chilternrailways.co.uk
Advance Single
$35 - $60
Anytime Day Single
$70 - $110
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Calais to Folkestone
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$184
Website
eurotunnel.com
Dutch Railways (NS)
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Rotterdam Centraal to Schiphol (Airport)
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $21
Website
ns.nl
Purchase a
eurail.com
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Luton Airport Parkway to Leicester
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$17 - $25
Off-Peak Single
$30 - $55
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $50
Anytime Single
$45 - $70
Bus operators
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Rotterdam, Rotterdam CS to London
Ave. Duration
8 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $85
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Night bus from Rotterdam, Rotterdam CS to London
Ave. Duration
10 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ferry operators

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Rotterdam and Birmingham is 439 km.

The cheapest way to get from Rotterdam to Birmingham is to bus which costs 35€ - 85€ and takes 13 h 25 min.

The quickest way to get from Rotterdam to Birmingham is to train and fly which takes 4 h 7 min and costs 45€ - 210€.

No, there is no direct train from Rotterdam to Birmingham. However, there are services departing from Rotterdam Centraal and arriving at Birmingham New Street via Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar and London Euston. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 7 min.

No, there is no direct bus from Rotterdam to Birmingham. However, there are services departing from Rotterdam and arriving at Birmingham via London Victoria Coach Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13 h 25 min.

It takes approximately 6 h 7 min to get from Rotterdam to Birmingham, including transfers.