There are 5 ways to get from Rotterdam to Düsseldorf by train, bus, night bus, car 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.

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Train  •  3 h 16 min

  1. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to Venlo Intercity
  2. Take the train from Venlo to Düsseldorf Hbf Eurobahn / ...

$26 - $44

Cheapest option

Train, night bus  •  3 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to Eindhoven Intercity
  2. Take the night bus from Eindhoven to Düsseldorf N80

$6 - $11

3 alternative options

Bus  •  4 h

  1. Take the bus from Rotterdam, Conradstraat/Weena to Düsseldorf, Hbf., Worringer Str. Rj / ...

$7 - $21

Drive  •  2 h 6 min

  1. Drive from Rotterdam to Düsseldorf 139.3 miles

$30 - $50

Train, fly  •  2 h 39 min

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

$82 - $288

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Rotterdam to Düsseldorf is to bus which costs 6€ - 19€ and takes 4 h.

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The quickest way to get from Rotterdam to Düsseldorf is to drive which takes 2 h 6 min and costs 29€ - 45€.

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The distance between Rotterdam and Düsseldorf is 177 km. The road distance is 223 km.

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It takes approximately 3 h 16 min to get from Rotterdam to Düsseldorf, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Rotterdam, Conradstraat/Weena and arriving at Düsseldorf, Hbf., Worringer Str.. Services depart four times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4 h.

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No, there is no direct train from Rotterdam to Düsseldorf. However, there are services departing from Rotterdam Centraal and arriving at Düsseldorf Hbf via Venlo. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 16 min.

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

You can take a train from Rotterdam to Düsseldorf via Venlo in around 3 h 16 min. Alternatively, RegioJet operates a bus from Rotterdam to Düsseldorf 3 times a day. Tickets cost $7 - $10 and the journey takes 4 h. FlixBus also services this route twice daily.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Train operators
Dutch Railways (NS)
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Rotterdam Centraal to Venlo
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$21 - $40
Website
ns.nl
Purchase a
eurail.com
Train from Rotterdam Centraal to Schiphol (Airport)
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $20
Website
ns.nl
Purchase a
eurail.com
Eurobahn
Phone
0180 6 9 27 37 27
Email
info@eurobahn.de
Website
eurobahn.de
Train from Venlo to Düsseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
eurobahn.de
Ns
Website
ns.nl
Train from Rotterdam Centraal to Eindhoven
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
ns.nl
Train from Rotterdam Centraal to Schiphol Airport
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Schedules at
ns.nl
NS International
Website
nsinternational.nl
Train from Rotterdam Centraal to Schiphol Airport
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
nsinternational.nl
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Rotterdam Centraal to Schiphol (Airport)
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$19 - $40
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$19 - $40
1st Class
$35 - $45
Bus operators
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.sk
Bus from Rotterdam, Conradstraat/Weena to Düsseldorf, Hbf., Worringer Str.
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
regiojet.sk
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Rotterdam, Rotterdam CS to Düsseldorf
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$12 - $21
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Night bus from Eindhoven to Düsseldorf
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $11
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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