There are 6 ways to get from Rotterdam to Gdańsk by train, plane, bus or car

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Train to Amsterdam, fly  •  5 h 6 min

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

$86 - $246

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Train to Eindhoven, fly  •  6 h 8 min

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

$53 - $389

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Train  •  15 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to Amersfoort
  2. Take the train from Amersfoort to Berlin Ostbahnhof
  3. Take the train from Berlin Ostbahnhof to Poznan Gl. D
  4. Take the train from Poznan Gl. to Gdansk Glowny Ic

$122 - $211

Train, bus  •  19 h 49 min

  1. Take the train from Rotterdam Blaak to Amsterdam Centraal Intercity
  2. Take the bus from Amsterdam to Gdańsk Główny

$64 - $103

Bus  •  22 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Rotterdam to Gdańsk

$50 - $75

Drive  •  11 h 47 min

  1. Drive from Rotterdam to Gdańsk 763.3 miles

$180 - $270

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The cheapest way to get from Rotterdam to Gdańsk is to bus which costs 45€ - 65€ and takes 22 h 30 min.

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The quickest way to get from Rotterdam to Gdańsk is to train and fly which costs 70€ - 210€ and takes 5 h 6 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Rotterdam and arriving at Gdańsk. Services depart four times a week, and operate Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday. The journey takes approximately 22 h 30 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Rotterdam to Gdańsk. However, there are services departing from Rotterdam Centraal and arriving at Gdansk Glowny via Amersfoort, Berlin Ostbahnhof and Poznan Gl.. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15 h 33 min.

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The distance between Rotterdam and Gdańsk is 981 km. The road distance is 1221.3 km.

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The best way to get from Rotterdam to Gdańsk without a car is to train which takes 15 h 33 min and costs 100€ - 180€.

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It takes approximately 5 h 6 min to get from Rotterdam to Gdańsk, including transfers.

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Rotterdam to Gdańsk bus services, operated by Sindbad, depart from Rotterdam station.

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

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The best way to get from Rotterdam to Gdańsk is to train which takes 15 h 33 min and costs 100€ - 180€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 45€ - 65€ and takes 22 h 30 min.

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Map of how to get from Rotterdam to Gdańsk.
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  • Distance: 613.1 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 6 min

What companies run services between Rotterdam, Netherlands and Gdańsk, Poland?

You can take a train from Rotterdam to Gdańsk via Amersfoort, Berlin Ostbahnhof, and Poznan Gl. in around 15 h 33 min. Alternatively, Sindbad operates a bus from Rotterdam to Gdańsk 4 times a week. Tickets cost $50 - $75 and the journey takes 22 h 30 min.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Gdansk
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $330
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Gdansk via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Flights from Amsterdam to Gdansk via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Gdansk via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
3 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $360
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Gdansk via Warsaw
Ave. Duration
3 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $280
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Eindhoven to Gdansk
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $160
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 Berlin Ostbahnhof
Ave. Duration
5 h 58 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$70 - $130
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Rotterdam Blaak to Amsterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $24
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Russian Railways
Website
rzd.ru
Train from Berlin Ostbahnhof to Poznan Gl.
Ave. Duration
2 h 32 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
pass.rzd.ru
Polish Railways (PKP)

The rail network in Poland is conveniently organised, with many connections between cities, making it an effective method of travelling around the country. Tickets for regional and express trains are affordable, with children, students, pensioners, people with disability, and large families being entitled to discounts. Polish Railways offer a pre-booking service for travellers living outside of Poland - tickets and reservations can be booked in advance for trips inside Poland (up to 30 days in advance for domestic trains), and to/from other countries in the region (up to 60 days in advance).

Contact Details
Phone
703 200 200
Website
intercity.pl
Train from Poznan Gl. to Gdansk Glowny
Ave. Duration
3 h 6 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
Intercity.pl
Book at
Raileurope.com
2nd Class
$10 - $15
1st Class
$14 - $21
Bus operators
EST Sp. z o.o.
Email
estgdansk@wp.pl
Website
estgdansk.pl
Bus from Amsterdam to Gdańsk Główny
Ave. Duration
17 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $80
Schedules at
estgdansk.pl
Sindbad

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The quickest flight from Amsterdam Airport to Gdansk Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 40 min.

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Rotterdam to Gdańsk bus services, operated by Sindbad, arrive at Gdańsk station.

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Rotterdam to Gdańsk train services, operated by Polish Railways (PKP), arrive at Gdansk Glowny station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Rotterdam to Gdańsk is 1221 km. It takes approximately 11 h 47 min to drive from Rotterdam to Gdańsk.

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KLM, Scandinavian Airlines, LOT and Lufthansa offer flights from Amsterdam Airport to Gdansk Airport.

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There are 4465+ hotels available in Gdańsk. Prices start at $43 USD per night.

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