Directions from Rotterdam to France

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Recommended option

Train  •  2 h 43 min

  1. Thalys / ...

$126 - $160

Cheapest option

Bus Ouibus  •  7 h 8 min

  1. Ouibus

$19 - $26

9 alternative options

Bus FlixBus  •  7 h 17 min

  1. 803

$36 - $51

Rideshare  •  5 h 22 min

  1. 273.7 miles

$37

Drive  •  4 h 19 min

  1. 276.1 miles

$65 - $100

Train, fly to Strasbourg  •  3 h 53 min

  1. AMS - SXB

$101 - $450

Train, fly to Paris CDG  •  4 h 26 min

  1. AMS - CDG

$74 - $318

Train, fly to Nantes  •  4 h 33 min

  1. AMS - NTE

$99 - $278

Train, fly to Paris Orly  •  4 h 26 min

  1. AMS - ORY

$60 - $250

Train, fly to Lyon  •  4 h 45 min

  1. AMS - LYS

$71 - $237

Train, fly to Luxembourg  •  5 h 4 min

  1. AMS - LUX

$118 - $353

What companies run services between Rotterdam, Netherlands and France?

Thalys operates a train from Rotterdam to Paris hourly. Tickets cost $120 - $160 and the journey takes 2 h 37 min. Alternatively, Ouibus operates a bus from Rotterdam to Paris every 5 minutes. Tickets cost $16 - $23 and the journey takes 6 h 40 min.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Amsterdam to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $430
Flights from Amsterdam to Paris CDG via Clermont-Ferrand
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $380
Flights from Amsterdam to Paris CDG via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $480
Flights from Amsterdam to Nantes
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $500
Flights from Amsterdam to Nantes via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $490
Flights from Amsterdam to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Amsterdam to Lyon via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $360
Flights from Amsterdam to Lyon via Nantes
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $360
Flights from Amsterdam to Lyon via Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Amsterdam to Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $750
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Amsterdam to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $430
Flights from Amsterdam to Nantes
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $500
Flights from Amsterdam to Nantes via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $490
Flights from Amsterdam to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Amsterdam to Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Strasbourg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$500 - $900
Flights from Amsterdam to Lyon via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $550
Flights from Amsterdam to Luxembourg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $650
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Nantes via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Flights from Amsterdam to Nantes via London Luton
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Flights from Amsterdam to Paris Orly via Geneva
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$90 - $260
Flights from Amsterdam to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$60 - $500
Flights from Amsterdam to Lyon via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $500
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Paris CDG via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from Amsterdam to Nantes via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$190 - $600
Flights from Amsterdam to Paris Orly via London City
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Amsterdam to Lyon via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Transavia Holland
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $270
Transavia France
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$35 - $290
Train operators
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Rotterdam Centraal to Paris Nord
Ave. Duration
2 h 37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$120 - $160
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$120 - $160
1st Class
$160 - $230
Train from Rotterdam Centraal to Schiphol (Airport)
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $40
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$19 - $40
1st Class
$35 - $45
Dutch Railways (NS)
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
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
Luxembourg Railways (CFL)
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
tgv.com
Train from Luxembourg to Metz Ville
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$18 - $23
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$18 - $23
1st Class
$31 - $36
SNCF
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Metz Ville to St Avold
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$14 - $21
1st Class
$18 - $28
Bus operators
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Rotterdam to Paris City Center - Bercy
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Website
Ouibus
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Rotterdam, Rotterdam CS to Paris, Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $40
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Other operators
BlaBlaCar
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Rotterdam to Paris
Ave. Duration
5 h 22 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$37
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Rotterdam and France is 621 km. The road distance is 442 km.

The cheapest way to get from Rotterdam to France is to bus which costs 16€ - 22€ and takes 7 h 8 min.

The quickest way to get from Rotterdam to France is to train which takes 2 h 43 min and costs 100€ - 140€.

No, there is no direct train from Rotterdam to France. However, there are services departing from Rotterdam Centraal and arriving at St Michel Nd Rer B via Paris Nord. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 43 min.

No, there is no direct bus from Rotterdam to France. However, there are services departing from Rotterdam and arriving at Notre-Dame - Quai De Montebello via Gare De Bercy - Popb. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 8 min.

It takes approximately 2 h 43 min to get from Rotterdam to France, including transfers.