There are 6 ways to get from Rotterdam to Germany by train, plane, bus, night 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, fly to Dusseldorf  •  2 h 44 min

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

$82 - $271

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Bus  •  11 h 36 min

  1. Take the bus from Rotterdam to Berlin

$39 - $92

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Train, fly to Hamburg  •  4 h

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

$62 - $229

Train  •  7 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to Amersfoort
  2. Take the train from Amersfoort to Hannover Hbf
  3. Take the train from Hannover Hbf to Berlin Hbf (tief) Ice

$103 - $180

Night bus  •  10 h 6 min

  1. Take the night bus from Rotterdam, Rotterdam CS to Berlin, Berlin central bus station N31

$40 - $68

Drive  •  6 h 28 min

  1. Drive from Rotterdam to Berlin 431.6 miles

$100 - $160

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The cheapest way to get from Rotterdam to Germany is to bus which costs 30€ - 85€ and takes 11 h 36 min.

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The quickest way to get from Rotterdam to Germany is to train and fly which costs 70€ - 240€ and takes 2 h 44 min.

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The distance between Rotterdam and Germany is 422 km. The road distance is 690.6 km.

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It takes approximately 2 h 44 min to get from Rotterdam to Germany, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Rotterdam to Germany. However, there are services departing from Rotterdam and arriving at Berlin, S+U Alexanderplatz Bhf/Memhardstr. via Berlin, Masurenallee/ZOB and S+U Zoologischer Garten Bhf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 36 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Rotterdam to Germany. However, there are services departing from Rotterdam Centraal and arriving at S+U Alexanderplatz Bhf via Amersfoort, Hannover Hbf and S+U Berlin Hauptbahnhof. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 44 min.

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Map of how to get from Rotterdam to Germany.
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  • Distance: 263.6 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 44 min

What companies run services between Rotterdam, Netherlands and Germany?

You can take a train from Rotterdam to Berlin via Amersfoort, Hannover Hbf, Berlin Hbf (tief), and S+U Berlin Hauptbahnhof in around 7 h 44 min. Alternatively, Eurolines DE operates a bus from Rotterdam to Berlin twice daily. Tickets cost $35 - $85 and the journey takes 10 h 45 min.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Amsterdam to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $420
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $300
Train operators
Dutch Railways (NS)
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 Amersfoort
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $21
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Amersfoort to Hannover Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Bus operators
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Rotterdam to Berlin
Ave. Duration
10 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $85
Website
eurolines.de
FlixBus
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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 Berlin, Berlin central bus station
Ave. Duration
9 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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