There are 11 ways to get from Rotterdam to Birmingham by train, bus, night bus, car, car train, car ferry 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  •  5 h 19 min

  1. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to London St. Pancras International
  2. Take the train from London Euston to Birmingham New Street

$149 - $373

Cheapest option

Bus  •  12 h 57 min

  1. Take the bus from Rotterdam to London Ouibus / ...
  2. Take the bus from London Victoria to Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth National Express

$41 - $94

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Night bus, train  •  12 h 22 min

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

$106 - $163

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

$252 - $292

Drive, car ferry  •  7 h 52 min

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

$108 - $163

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

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

$59 - $229

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

$137 - $401

Train to Brussels, fly to Birmingham  •  5 h 2 min

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

$98 - $349

Train to Amsterdam, fly to Manchester, train  •  5 h 56 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

$99 - $302

Train to Amsterdam, fly to East Midlands, train  •  5 h 24 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

$99 - $328

Train to Antwerp, fly to Birmingham  •  5 h 14 min

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

$91 - $485

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Rotterdam to Birmingham is to bus which costs 35€ - 85€ and takes 12 h 57 min.

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The quickest way to get from Rotterdam to Birmingham is to train and fly which costs 50€ - 210€ and takes 4 h 4 min.

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The distance between Rotterdam and Birmingham is 439 km.

It takes approximately 5 h 19 min to get from Rotterdam to Birmingham, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Rotterdam to Birmingham station. However, there are services departing from Rotterdam and arriving at Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth via London Victoria. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 57 min.

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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 London Euston. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 19 min.

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The best way to get from Rotterdam to Birmingham without a car is to train which takes 5 h 19 min and costs 130€ - 330€.

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Map of how to get from Rotterdam to Birmingham.
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  • Distance: 274.4 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 19 min

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

You can take a train from Rotterdam to Birmingham via London St. Pancras International and London Euston in around 5 h 19 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Rotterdam to Birmingham via London and London Victoria in around 12 h 57 min.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 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
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
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Amsterdam to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $450
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
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $350
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
VLM Airlines
Website
flyvlm.com
Flights from Antwerp to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$50 - $390
Train operators
Eurostar
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Contact Details
Website
eurostar.com
Train from Rotterdam Centraal to London St. Pancras International
Ave. Duration
3 h 29 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$80 - $270
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$80 - $270
Premier
$200 - $310
Virgin West Coast Trains
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
$65 - $95
Website
chilternrailways.co.uk
Advance Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Day Single
$65 - $95
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
$168
Website
eurotunnel.com
Dutch Railways (NS)
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 - $20
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
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $75
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Single
$45 - $75
Off-Peak Single
$35 - $55
Train from Derby to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$24 - $40
Anytime Single
$30 - $55
Off-Peak Single
$20 - $35
Bus operators
FlixBus
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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Rotterdam, Rotterdam CS to London
Ave. Duration
10 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $80
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Night bus from Rotterdam, Rotterdam CS to London
Ave. Duration
9 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $70
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ferry operators

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