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

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Train to Amsterdam Schiphol, fly to Aalborg  •  4h 7m

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

692 kr - 4566 kr

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Bus  •  14h 20m

  1. Take the bus from Rotterdam, Rotterdam CS to Copenhagen N844

340 kr - 420 kr

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Train to Amsterdam Schiphol, fly to Copenhagen  •  4h 12m

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

372 kr - 2146 kr

Train to Amsterdam Schiphol, fly to Billund, bus  •  5h 8m

  1. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to Schiphol Airport
  2. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Billund (BLL) AMS - BLL
  3. Take the bus from Billund Lufthavn / Billund Airport to Kolding Busterminal

662 kr - 3111 kr

Train to Brussels, fly to Copenhagen  •  5h 19m

  1. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to Anvers-Central
  2. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Copenhagen (CPH) BRU - CPH

878 kr - 2088 kr

Train to Eindhoven, fly to Copenhagen  •  5h 16m

  1. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to Eindhoven Centraal
  2. Fly from Eindhoven (EIN) to Copenhagen (CPH) EIN - CPH

450 kr - 1254 kr

Train to Brussels, fly to Billund, bus  •  6h 20m

  1. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to Anvers-Central
  2. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Billund (BLL) BRU - BLL
  3. Take the bus from Billund Lufthavn / Billund Airport to Kolding Busterminal

978 kr - 2853 kr

Train  •  12h 17m

  1. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to Amersfoort Centraal
  2. Take the train from Amersfoort Centraal to Hengelo
  3. Take the train from Hengelo to Osnabrueck Hbf Ic
  4. Take the train from Osnabrueck Hbf to Hamburg Hbf Ic / ...
  5. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to København H Ic

895 kr - 1732 kr

Drive  •  8h 49m

  1. Drive from Rotterdam to Copenhagen 957.1 km

950 kr - 1400 kr

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Travel Advice

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Source Type: Government | Last updated: 5/28/2020

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Rotterdam to Denmark is to bus which costs 45€ - 60€ and takes 14h 20m.

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The quickest way to get from Rotterdam to Denmark is to train and fly which costs 90€ - 650€ and takes 4h 7m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Rotterdam, Rotterdam CS and arriving at Copenhagen. Services depart once daily, and operate Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 14h 20m.

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No, there is no direct train from Rotterdam to Denmark. However, there are services departing from Rotterdam Centraal and arriving at København H via Amersfoort Centraal, Hengelo, Osnabrueck Hbf and Hamburg Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12h 17m.

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The distance between Rotterdam and Denmark is 567 km. The road distance is 957.1 km.

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The best way to get from Rotterdam to Denmark without a car is to train which takes 12h 17m and costs 120€ - 240€.

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It takes approximately 4h 7m to get from Rotterdam to Denmark, including transfers.

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Rotterdam to Denmark bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Rotterdam, Rotterdam CS station.

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Rotterdam to Denmark train services, operated by Dutch Railways (NS), depart from Rotterdam Centraal station.

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The best way to get from Rotterdam to Denmark is to train which takes 12h 17m and costs 120€ - 240€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 45€ - 60€ and takes 14h 20m.

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Map of how to get from Rotterdam to Denmark.
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  • Distance: 566.6 km
  • Duration: 4h 7m

What companies run services between Rotterdam, Netherlands and Denmark?

You can take a train from Rotterdam to Copenhagen via Amersfoort Centraal, Hengelo, Osnabrueck Hbf, and Hamburg Hbf in around 12h 17m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Rotterdam, Rotterdam CS to Copenhagen once daily. Tickets cost 340 kr - 420 kr and the journey takes 14h 20m.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Aalborg
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
1000 kr - 8000 kr
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
650 kr - 2600 kr
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Billund
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
1100 kr - 3900 kr
Flights from Brussels to Copenhagen via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
800 kr - 2200 kr
Flights from Brussels to Billund via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
850 kr - 2100 kr
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Aalborg via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
3h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
650 kr - 2400 kr
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
430 kr - 2300 kr
Flights from Brussels to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
400 kr - 2400 kr
Flights from Brussels to Billund via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
470 kr - 2100 kr
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Brussels to Copenhagen via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
1300 kr - 2800 kr
Flights from Brussels to Copenhagen via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
1300 kr - 2800 kr
Flights from Brussels to Billund via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
1000 kr - 2700 kr
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Brussels to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
500 kr - 2300 kr
Flights from Brussels to Billund
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
850 kr - 2400 kr
Norwegian Air International
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Aalborg via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
550 kr - 4400 kr
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
320 kr - 2800 kr
Transavia Holland
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Eindhoven to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
420 kr - 1100 kr
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
25 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
70 kr - 160 kr
Website
NS
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
70 kr - 95 kr
1st Class
110 kr - 160 kr
Train from Rotterdam Centraal to Eindhoven Centraal
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
100 kr - 240 kr
Website
NS
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
100 kr - 150 kr
1st Class
170 kr - 240 kr
Train from Rotterdam Centraal to Amersfoort Centraal
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
85 kr - 210 kr
Website
NS
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
85 kr - 130 kr
1st Class
140 kr - 210 kr
Train from Amersfoort Centraal to Hengelo
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
100 kr - 250 kr
Website
NS
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
100 kr - 150 kr
1st Class
170 kr - 250 kr
Train from Hengelo to Osnabrueck Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
95 kr - 230 kr
Website
NS
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
95 kr - 140 kr
1st Class
160 kr - 230 kr
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Rotterdam Centraal to Schiphol Airport
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
300 kr - 550 kr
Website
Thalys
Standard
300 kr - 410 kr
Comfort
390 kr - 500 kr
Premium
400 kr - 550 kr
Train from Rotterdam Centraal to Anvers-Central
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
340 kr - 650 kr
Website
Thalys
Standard
340 kr - 470 kr
Comfort
430 kr - 600 kr
Premium
470 kr - 650 kr
Eurobahn
Phone
0180 6 9 27 37 27
Email
info@eurobahn.de
Website
eurobahn.de
Train from Hengelo to Osnabruck Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
45 kr - 70 kr
Website
eurobahn.de
Deutsche Bahn Intercity

Deutsche Bahn’s high-speed InterCity (IC) trains connect cities within Germany. They’re a popular way to travel as they’re faster than Deutsche Bahn’s regional trains and offer a frequent, fast service. All IC trains have first and second class carriages, power sockets and toilets, and most have a bistro cafe or restaurant. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel.

Contact Details
Website
bahn.com
Train from Osnabrueck Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 51m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
430 kr - 600 kr
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Koebenhavn H
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
650 kr - 950 kr
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It 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 (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Osnabrueck Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 49m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
340 kr - 480 kr
Website
Deutsche Bahn
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 Osnabrueck Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 57m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
500 kr - 900 kr
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Danish Railways (DSB)
Phone
70 13 14 15
Website
dsb.dk
Train from Hamburg Hbf to København H
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
320 kr - 450 kr
Website
Danish Railways (DSB)
Bus operators
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).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Rotterdam, Rotterdam CS to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
14h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
340 kr - 420 kr
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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

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Rotterdam to Denmark bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Copenhagen station.

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Rotterdam to Denmark train services, operated by Danish Railways (DSB), arrive at København H station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Rotterdam to Denmark is 957 km. It takes approximately 8h 49m to drive from Rotterdam to Denmark.

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Norwegian Air International, KLM and Scandinavian Airlines offer flights from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Aalborg Airport.

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Book your Rotterdam to Denmark bus tickets online with Omio and FlixBus.

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There are 502+ hotels available in Denmark. Prices start at 750 kr DKK per night.

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