There are 12 ways to get from Rotterdam to Italy by train, plane, car train, 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 to Amsterdam, fly to Bologna  •  4 h 37 min

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

$88 - $335

Cheapest option

Train to Amsterdam, fly to Milan Linate  •  5 h 12 min

  1. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to Schiphol Airport
  2. Fly from Amsterdam (AMS) to Milan Linate (LIN) AMS - LIN

$57 - $262

10 alternative options

Train to Amsterdam, fly to Florence  •  4 h 39 min

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

$77 - $296

Train to Amsterdam, fly to Genoa  •  5 h 6 min

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

$92 - $343

Train to Amsterdam, fly to Turin  •  5 h 21 min

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

$80 - $303

Train to Brussels, fly to Milan Linate  •  6 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to Antwerpen-Centraal
  2. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Milan Linate (LIN) BRU - LIN

$86 - $312

Train  •  14 h 12 min

  1. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to Paris-Nord
  2. Take the train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Torino Porta Susa Tgv
  3. Take the train from Torino Porta Susa to Milano Centrale Fr
  4. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Roma Termini Fr

$304 - $423

Train, car train  •  23 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to Utrecht Centraal
  2. Take the train from Utrecht Centraal to Koln Messe/Deutz
  3. Take the car train from Köln Messe/Deutz to Verona Porta Nuova
  4. Take the train from Verona Porta Nuova to Roma Termini Fa

$215 - $307

Bus FlixBus  •  25 h 26 min

  1. Take the bus from Rotterdam, Rotterdam CS to Paris, Paris 803 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Paris, Paris to Rome N1729

$107 - $182

Bus Eurolines FR  •  28 h 22 min

  1. Take the bus from Rotterdam to Strasbourg
  2. Take the bus from Strasbourg to Roma

$180 - $280

Drive, train  •  16 h 45 min

  1. Drive from Rotterdam to Düsseldorf Hbf
  2. Take the train from Düsseldorf Hbf to München Hbf Ice
  3. Take the train from München Hbf to Kufstein M / ...
  4. Drive from Kufstein to Rome

$298 - $444

Drive  •  15 h 24 min

  1. Drive from Rotterdam to Rome 1031.8 miles

$250 - $370

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Rotterdam to Italy is to train and fly which costs 50€ - 230€ and takes 5 h 12 min.

More details

The quickest way to get from Rotterdam to Italy is to train and fly which costs 75€ - 300€ and takes 4 h 37 min.

More details

The distance between Rotterdam and Italy is 1202 km. The road distance is 1650.9 km.

Get driving directions

It takes approximately 4 h 37 min to get from Rotterdam to Italy, including transfers.

More details

No, there is no direct bus from Rotterdam to Italy. However, there are services departing from Rotterdam, Rotterdam CS and arriving at P.le Tiburtino via Paris, Paris and Staz.ne Tiburtina. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 25 h 26 min.

More details

No, there is no direct train from Rotterdam to Italy. However, there are services departing from Rotterdam Centraal and arriving at Roma Termini via Paris Nord, Paris Gare de Lyon, Torino Porta Susa and Milano Centrale. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14 h 12 min.

More details

Map of how to get from Rotterdam to Italy.
Launch map view
  • Distance: 751 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 37 min

What companies run services between Rotterdam, Netherlands and Italy?

You can take a train from Rotterdam to Rome via Paris-Nord, Paris Nord, Paris Gare De Lyon, Paris Gare de Lyon, Torino Porta Susa, Torino Porta Susa, and Milano Centrale in around 14 h 12 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Rotterdam to Rome via Paris, Paris, Rome, and Staz.ne Tiburtina in around 25 h 26 min.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Bologna
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Flights from Amsterdam to Florence
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Flights from Amsterdam to Florence via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from Amsterdam to Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Flights from Amsterdam to Genoa
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $550
Flights from Amsterdam to Genoa via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Flights from Amsterdam to Genoa via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $550
Flights from Amsterdam to Turin
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $430
Flights from Amsterdam to Turin via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $470
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Bologna via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $950
Flights from Amsterdam to Bologna via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $950
Flights from Amsterdam to Florence via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $850
Flights from Amsterdam to Milan Linate via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Amsterdam to Genoa via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday and Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,100
Flights from Amsterdam to Genoa via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,100
Flights from Amsterdam to Turin via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Flights from Amsterdam to Turin via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Flights from Brussels to Milan Linate via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Bologna via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from Amsterdam to Florence via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from Amsterdam to Genoa via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Flights from Amsterdam to Turin via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $470
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $480
Flights from Amsterdam to Turin via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Flights from Brussels to Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $470
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Florence via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from Brussels to Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $550
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Brussels to Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $550
Flights from Brussels to Milan Linate via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Bologna via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $950
Flights from Amsterdam to Florence via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $900
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Florence
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $550
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $370
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Milan Linate via London City
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $750
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 - $19
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Rotterdam Centraal to Utrecht Centraal
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $17
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Rotterdam Centraal to Antwerpen-Centraal
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $50
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$29 - $50
1st Class
$50 - $65
Train from Rotterdam Centraal to Paris-Nord
Ave. Duration
2 h 37 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$120 - $160
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$120 - $160
1st Class
$160 - $220
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Torino Porta Susa
Ave. Duration
5 h 37 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$130 - $150
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$130 - $150
1st Class
$180 - $260
Trenitalia Frecce
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Torino Porta Susa to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $30
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Verona Porta Nuova to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
2 h 53 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $80
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Milano Centrale Station to Roma Termini Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 58 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
italotreno.it
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Utrecht Centraal to Koln Messe/Deutz
Ave. Duration
2 h 47 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
bahn.de
Train from Düsseldorf Hbf to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$120 - $170
Website
bahn.de
Train from München Hbf to Kufstein
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
bahn.de
Urlaubs-Express
Phone
+49 (0) 221 800 20 820
Email
info@urlaubs-express.de
Website
urlaubs-express.de
Car train from Köln Messe/Deutz to Verona Porta Nuova
Ave. Duration
14 h 4 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$110 - $140
Schedules at
urlaubs-express.de
Bus operators
FlixBus
Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Rotterdam, Rotterdam CS to Paris, Paris
Ave. Duration
7 h 14 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$24 - $45
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Paris, Paris to Rome
Ave. Duration
17 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $140
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Rotterdam to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
10 h 32 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
Bus from Strasbourg to Roma
Ave. Duration
16 h 42 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$100 - $170
Schedules at
eurolines.fr

Want to know more about travelling around Italy

Rome2rio's Travel Guide series provide vital information for the global traveller. Filled with useful and timely travel information, the guides answer all the hard questions - such as 'How do I buy a ticket?', 'Should I book online before I travel? ', 'How much should I expect to pay?', 'Do the trains and buses have Wifi?' - to help you get the most out of your next trip.

Where to next?