There are 3 ways to get from Rotterdam to Giethoorn by train, 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.

Recommended option

Train  •  2 h 52 min

  1. Intercity

$26 - $45

Cheapest option

Night bus, train  •  4 h 25 min

  1. N31
  2. Intercity

$18 - $33

1 alternative option

Drive  •  1 h 53 min

  1. 118.6 miles

$28 - $45

What companies run services between Rotterdam, Netherlands and Giethoorn, Netherlands?

Dutch Railways (NS) operates a train from Rotterdam to Giethoorn hourly. Tickets cost $25 - $45 and the journey takes 2 h 12 min.

Train operators
Dutch Railways (NS)
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Rotterdam Centraal to Steenwijk
Ave. Duration
2 h 12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $45
Website
ns.nl
Purchase a
eurail.com
Train from Amersfoort to Zwolle
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $20
Website
ns.nl
Purchase a
eurail.com
Bus operators
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Night bus from Rotterdam, Rotterdam CS to Amersfoort
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$4 - $8
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Rotterdam and Giethoorn is 142 km. The road distance is 190 km.

The cheapest way to get from Rotterdam to Giethoorn is to night bus and train which costs 15€ - 28€ and takes 4 h 25 min.

The quickest way to get from Rotterdam to Giethoorn is to drive which takes 1 h 53 min and costs 24€ - 40€.

It takes approximately 2 h 52 min to get from Rotterdam to Giethoorn, including transfers.