There are 9 ways to get from Rotterdam to Denmark by train, plane, 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 Copenhagen  •  4 h 7 min

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

$64 - $240

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Train to Eindhoven, fly to Copenhagen  •  5 h 18 min

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

$56 - $240

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Train to Amsterdam, fly to Aalborg  •  4 h 15 min

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

$96 - $314

Train to Amsterdam, fly to Billund, bus  •  5 h 26 min

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

$98 - $390

Train to Brussels, fly to Copenhagen  •  5 h 16 min

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

$93 - $262

Train  •  12 h 53 min

  1. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to Amersfoort
  2. Take the train from Amersfoort to Osnabruck Hbf
  3. Take the train from Osnabrück Hbf to Hamburg Hbf Ic / ...
  4. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to København H Ec

$134 - $216

Train via Hengelo  •  12 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to Utrecht Centraal
  2. Take the train from Utrecht Centraal to Hengelo
  3. Take the train from Hengelo to Osnabruck Hbf
  4. Take the train from Osnabrück Hbf to Hamburg Hbf Ic / ...
  5. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to København H Ec

$130 - $222

Bus  •  14 h 20 min

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

$55 - $100

Drive  •  8 h 56 min

  1. Drive from Rotterdam to Copenhagen 598 miles

$140 - $210

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The cheapest way to get from Rotterdam to Denmark is to bus which costs 50€ - 85€ and takes 14 h 20 min.

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The quickest way to get from Rotterdam to Denmark is to train and fly which costs 50€ - 210€ and takes 4 h 7 min.

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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 Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 14 h 20 min.

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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, Osnabrück Hbf and Hamburg Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 53 min.

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The distance between Rotterdam and Denmark is 567 km. The road distance is 956.8 km.

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The best way to get from Rotterdam to Denmark without a car is to train which takes 12 h 53 min and costs 110€ - 190€.

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It takes approximately 4 h 7 min 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 12 h 53 min and costs 110€ - 190€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 50€ - 85€ and takes 14 h 20 min.

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The quickest flight from Amsterdam Airport to Copenhagen Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 15 min.

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

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Map of how to get from Rotterdam to Denmark.
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  • Distance: 354.1 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 7 min

What companies run services between Rotterdam, Netherlands and Denmark?

You can take a train from Rotterdam to Copenhagen via Amersfoort, Osnabruck Hbf, Osnabrück Hbf, and Hamburg Hbf in around 12 h 53 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Rotterdam to Copenhagen once daily. Tickets cost $55 - $100 and the journey takes 14 h 20 min.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $470
Flights from Amsterdam to Aalborg
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $600
Flights from Amsterdam to Billund
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,000
Flights from Brussels to Copenhagen via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $470
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $440
Flights from Amsterdam to Aalborg via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
3 h 27 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $460
Flights from Brussels to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $390
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Copenhagen via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from Brussels to Copenhagen via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Brussels to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $390
Transavia Holland
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Eindhoven to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$30 - $270
Norwegian Air International
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $260
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 - $20
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Rotterdam Centraal to Eindhoven
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $27
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Rotterdam Centraal to Amersfoort
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $22
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Amersfoort to Osnabruck Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $50
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 - $18
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Utrecht Centraal to Hengelo
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $35
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Hengelo to Osnabruck Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $25
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Rotterdam Centraal to Antwerpen-Centraal
Ave. Duration
32 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 Osnabrück Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
bahn.de
Flixtrain
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Osnabrück, Osnabrück central station to Hamburg, Hamburg central station
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
flixtrain.com
Danish Railways (DSB)
Eurobahn
Phone
0180 6 9 27 37 27
Email
info@eurobahn.de
Website
eurobahn.de
Train from Hengelo to Osnabruck Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
eurobahn.de
Bus operators
Sydtrafik
Website
sydtrafik.dk
Bus from Billund Lufthavn / Billund Airport to Kolding Busterminal
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Schedules at
sydtrafik.dk
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.

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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 Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
14 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $100
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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