There are 10 ways to get from Rotterdam to Dublin by train, plane, bus, car ferry, bus and ferry, night bus, night train 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 Dublin  •  4 h 25 min

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

$46 - $193

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Fly Rotterdam to Dublin  •  6 h 40 min

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

$126 - $405

Train to Eindhoven, fly to Dublin  •  5 h 37 min

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

$52 - $223

Train to Brussels, fly to Dublin  •  5 h 25 min

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

$84 - $255

Train to Amsterdam, fly to Belfast (Aldergrove), bus  •  7 h 3 min

  1. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to Schiphol Airport
  2. Fly from Amsterdam (AMS) to Belfast (Aldergrove) (BFS) AMS - BFS
  3. Take the bus from Belfast, Europa Bus Centre to The Gresham Hotel

$79 - $272

Train, car ferry  •  12 h 43 min

  1. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to London St. Pancras International
  2. Take the train from London Euston to Holyhead
  3. Take the car ferry from Holyhead to Dublin

$276 - $554

Train, car ferry via Chester  •  13 h 19 min

  1. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to London St. Pancras International
  2. Take the train from London Euston to Chester
  3. Take the train from Chester to Holyhead
  4. Take the car ferry from Holyhead to Dublin

$256 - $569

Bus, bus and ferry  •  23 h 21 min

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

$59 - $119

Night bus, train, night train, car ferry  •  21 h 11 min

  1. Take the night bus from Rotterdam, Rotterdam CS to London
  2. Take the train from London Marylebone to Birmingham Moor Street
  3. Take the night train from Birmingham New Street to Holyhead
  4. Take the car ferry from Holyhead to Dublin

$216 - $322

Drive, car ferry  •  14 h 53 min

  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

$183 - $261

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Rotterdam to Dublin is to bus and bus and ferry which costs 50€ - 110€ and takes 23 h 21 min.

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The quickest way to get from Rotterdam to Dublin is to train and fly which costs 35€ - 170€ and takes 4 h 25 min.

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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 23 h 21 min.

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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 12 h 43 min and costs 230€ - 480€.

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It takes approximately 4 h 25 min 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 Airport to Dublin Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 40 min.

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

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Dublin is 1 h behind Rotterdam. It is currently 5:47 AM in Rotterdam and 4:47 AM in Dublin.

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

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There are 1213+ hotels available in Dublin. Prices start at $105 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Rotterdam to Dublin.
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  • Distance: 462.6 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 25 min

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

British Airways, Aer Lingus and two other airlines fly from Rotterdam to Dublin hourly.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $330
Flights from Amsterdam to Dublin via London City
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $430
Flights from Amsterdam to Dublin via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $430
Flights from Rotterdam to Dublin via London City
Ave. Duration
4 h 17 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Rotterdam to Dublin via London City, Isle Of Man
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Rotterdam to Dublin via London City, Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Flights from Rotterdam to Dublin via London City, Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Brussels to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $340
Flights from Brussels to Dublin via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $460
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $280
Flights from Eindhoven to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $240
Flights from Eindhoven to Dublin via Manchester
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $240
Flights from Eindhoven to Dublin via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
4 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $240
Flights from Brussels to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$30 - $280
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $300
Flights from Amsterdam to Belfast (Aldergrove) via London Luton
Ave. Duration
3 h 17 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $300
Flights from Amsterdam to Belfast (Aldergrove) via Manchester
Ave. Duration
3 h 32 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $300
Flights from Amsterdam to Belfast (Aldergrove) via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
3 h 53 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $300
Flights from Amsterdam to Belfast (Aldergrove) via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$50 - $300
Flights from Amsterdam to Belfast (Aldergrove) via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $300
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $330
Flights from Brussels to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $340
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $400
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Dublin via Doncaster/Sheffied
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
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
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
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
Eurostar
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Website
eurostar.com
Train from Rotterdam Centraal to London St. Pancras International
Ave. Duration
3 h 29 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$85 - $280
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$85 - $280
Premier
$210 - $320
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from London Euston to Holyhead
Ave. Duration
3 h 38 min
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
1 h 59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$100 - $170
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$65 - $100
Anytime Day Single
$100 - $170
Train from Chester to Holyhead
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $85
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$50 - $85
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Chester to Holyhead
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$16 - $23
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $55
First Anytime Day Single
$55 - $80
Night train from Birmingham New Street to Holyhead
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$60 - $95
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$60 - $95
First Anytime Day Single
$100 - $150
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 - $100
Website
chilternrailways.co.uk
Advance Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Day Single
$65 - $100
Bus operators
Aircoach
Phone
+353 1 844 7118
Website
aircoach.ie
Bus from Belfast, Europa Bus Centre to The Gresham Hotel
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $22
Schedules at
aircoach.ie
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
9 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
Ouibus
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 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
$45 - $80
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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
12 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$29 - $40
Website
nationalexpress.com
Ferry operators

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