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There are 9 ways to get from Rotterdam to Dublin by train, plane, car ferry, night bus, bus, bus and ferry 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 Schiphol, fly  •  4h 26m

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

$45 - $192

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Fly from Rotterdam  •  5h 47m

  1. Fly from Rotterdam (RTM) to Dublin (DUB) RTM - DUB

$126 - $405

Train to Brussels, fly  •  5h 41m

  1. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to Brussels Airport - Zaventem
  2. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Dublin (DUB) BRU - DUB

$52 - $216

Train to Eindhoven, fly  •  5h 43m

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

$51 - $225

Train, car ferry  •  13h 37m

  1. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to Brussel-Zuid/Midi
  2. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to London St. Pancras International
  3. Take the train from London Euston to Holyhead
  4. Take the car ferry from Holyhead to Dublin

$296 - $544

Train, car ferry via Chester  •  14h 4m

  1. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to Brussel-Zuid/Midi
  2. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to London St. Pancras International
  3. Take the train from London Euston to Chester
  4. Take the train from Chester to Holyhead
  5. Take the car ferry from Holyhead to Dublin

$276 - $554

Night bus, train, car ferry  •  22h 47m

  1. Take the night bus from Rotterdam, Rotterdam CS to London
  2. Take the train from London Euston to Smethwick Galton Bridge
  3. Take the train from Smethwick Galton Bridge to Holyhead
  4. Take the car ferry from Holyhead to Dublin

$198 - $288

Bus, bus and ferry  •  23h 6m

  1. Take the bus from Rotterdam to London Ouibus / ...
  2. Take the bus and ferry from London Victoria to Dublin 871

$53 - $100

Drive, car ferry  •  14h 55m

  1. Drive from Rotterdam to Calais
  2. Take the car ferry from Calais to Dover
  3. Drive from Dover to Holyhead
  4. Take the car ferry from Holyhead to Dublin

$181 - $260

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Rotterdam to Dublin is to bus and bus and ferry which costs 45€ - 90€ and takes 23h 6m.

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The quickest way to get from Rotterdam to Dublin is to train and fly which costs 35€ - 170€ and takes 4h 26m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Rotterdam to Dublin. However, there are services departing from Rotterdam and arriving at Dublin via London Victoria. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 23h 6m.

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The distance between Rotterdam and Dublin is 740 km.

The best way to get from Rotterdam to Dublin without a car is to train and car ferry which takes 13h 37m and costs 250€ - 480€.

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It takes approximately 4h 26m to get from Rotterdam to Dublin, including transfers.

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Rotterdam to Dublin bus services, operated by Ouibus, depart from Rotterdam station.

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The quickest flight from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Dublin Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 40m.

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Rotterdam to Dublin bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Dublin station.

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Dublin is 1h behind Rotterdam. It is currently 10:01 PM in Rotterdam and 9:01 PM in Dublin.

Map of how to get from Rotterdam to Dublin.
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  • Distance: 462.6 miles
  • Duration: 4h 26m

What companies run services between Rotterdam, Netherlands and Dublin, Ireland?

British Airways and Aer Lingus fly from Rotterdam to Dublin every 3 hours.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $330
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Dublin via London City
Ave. Duration
3h 17m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $430
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Dublin via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $430
Flights from Rotterdam to Dublin via London City
Ave. Duration
3h 36m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Rotterdam to Dublin via London City, Isle Of Man
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Rotterdam to Dublin via London City, Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Rotterdam to Dublin via London City, Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Flights from Brussels to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $340
Flights from Brussels to Dublin via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
3h 48m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $400
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $280
Flights from Brussels to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1h 46m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $280
Flights from Eindhoven to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $240
Flights from Eindhoven to Dublin via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
4h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $240
Flights from Eindhoven to Dublin via Manchester
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $240
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $330
Flights from Brussels to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $340
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $400
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Dublin via Southampton
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $410
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
24m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $20
Website
ns.nl
Book at
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Train from Rotterdam Centraal to Brussels Airport - Zaventem
Ave. Duration
1h 39m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Rotterdam Centraal to Eindhoven
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $27
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Rotterdam Centraal to Brussel-Zuid/Midi
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$40 - $65
1st Class
$65 - $85
Eurostar
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Website
eurostar.com
Train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to London St. Pancras International
Ave. Duration
2h 1m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $200
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$65 - $200
Premier
$150 - $230
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from London Euston to Holyhead
Ave. Duration
3h 38m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$150 - $240
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$95 - $140
Anytime Day Single
$150 - $240
Train from London Euston to Chester
Ave. Duration
1h 59m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$100 - $170
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$65 - $95
Anytime Day Single
$100 - $170
Train from Chester to Holyhead
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $80
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$50 - $80
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Chester to Holyhead
Ave. Duration
1h 43m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$16 - $23
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $55
First Anytime Day Single
$50 - $80
Train from Smethwick Galton Bridge to Holyhead
Ave. Duration
3h 36m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$65 - $100
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$65 - $100
First Anytime Day Single
$100 - $160
Bus operators
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
Night bus from Rotterdam, Rotterdam CS to London
Ave. Duration
9h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $80
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Rotterdam, Rotterdam CS to London
Ave. Duration
10h
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Rotterdam to London
Ave. Duration
9h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
Ouibus
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus and ferry from London Victoria to Dublin
Ave. Duration
12h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$28 - $35
Website
National Express
Ferry operators

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Flybe, Aer Lingus, Ryanair and two other airlines offer flights from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Dublin Airport.

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The best way to get from Rotterdam to Rotterdam Airport is to line 33 bus which takes 20m and costs 2€.

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