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There are 5 ways to get from Rotterdam to Kleve by train, bus or car

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Recommended option

Train, bus  •  2 h 46 min

  1. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to Breda
  2. Take the train from Breda to Nijmegen
  3. Take the bus from Nijmegen, Centraal Station to Kleve, Koekkoekplatz

$25 - $41

Cheapest option

Bus  •  4 h 57 min

  1. Take the bus from Rotterdam, Rotterdam CS to Eindhoven N93 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Eindhoven to Nijmegen 822
  3. Take the bus from Nijmegen, Centraal Station to Kleve, Koekkoekplatz

$10 - $20

3 alternative options

Train, bus via Utrecht Centraal  •  2 h 56 min

  1. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to Utrecht Centraal
  2. Take the train from Utrecht Centraal to Arnhem Centraal
  3. Take the train from Arnhem Centraal to Emmerich
  4. Take the bus from Emmerich, Bahnhof to Kleve, Briener straße

Train, bus #2  •  3 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from Dordrecht to Nijmegen Sprinter
  2. Take the bus from Nijmegen, Centraal Station to Kleve, Koekkoekplatz Sb58

$24 - $42

Drive  •  1 h 30 min

  1. Drive from Rotterdam to Kleve 83.1 miles

$20 - $30

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The cheapest way to get from Rotterdam to Kleve is to bus which costs 8€ - 18€ and takes 4 h 57 min.

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The quickest way to get from Rotterdam to Kleve is to drive which costs 17€ - 26€ and takes 1 h 30 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Rotterdam to Kleve. However, there are services departing from Rotterdam, Rotterdam CS and arriving at Kleve, Koekkoekplatz via Eindhoven and Nijmegen, Centraal Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 57 min.

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The distance between Rotterdam and Kleve is 115 km. The road distance is 132.9 km.

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The best way to get from Rotterdam to Kleve without a car is to train and bus which takes 2 h 46 min and costs 21€ - 40€.

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It takes approximately 2 h 46 min to get from Rotterdam to Kleve, including transfers.

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Rotterdam to Kleve bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Rotterdam, Rotterdam CS station.

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Rotterdam to Kleve bus services, operated by Breng, arrive at Kleve, Koekkoekplatz station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Rotterdam to Kleve is 133 km. It takes approximately 1 h 30 min to drive from Rotterdam to Kleve.

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There are 297+ hotels available in Kleve. Prices start at $62 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Rotterdam to Kleve.
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  • Distance: 71.8 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 46 min

What companies run services between Rotterdam, Netherlands and Kleve, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany?

You can take a bus from Rotterdam to Kleve via Eindhoven, Nijmegen, and Nijmegen, Centraal Station in around 4 h 57 min.

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 Breda
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $15
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Breda to Nijmegen
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $23
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Rotterdam Centraal to Utrecht Centraal
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $17
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Utrecht Centraal to Arnhem Centraal
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $18
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Dordrecht to Nijmegen
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $29
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and offers many different types of rail transportation including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Utrecht Centraal to Arnhem Centraal
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Website
bahn.de
Abellio NRW
Phone
0800 223 5546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Arnhem Centraal to Emmerich
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
abellio.de
Bus operators
Breng
Phone
0900 - 266 63 99
Website
breng.nl
Bus from Nijmegen, Centraal Station to Kleve, Koekkoekplatz
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Website
Breng
Bus from Emmerich, Bahnhof to Kleve, Briener straße
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Website
Breng
Niederrheinische Verkehrsbetriebe AG NIAG
Phone
+49 2841 2050
Email
info@niag-online.de
Website
niag-online.de
Bus from Nijmegen Centraal Station Bstg 2 to Kleve Koekkoek-Platz Bstg 2
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Niederrheinische Verkehrsbetriebe AG
Bus from Emmerich Bahnhof Bstg 1 to Kleve Hochschule Bstg 2
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Niederrheinische Verkehrsbetriebe AG
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Rotterdam, Rotterdam CS to Eindhoven
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$6 - $11
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Eindhoven to Nijmegen
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$3 - $7
Website
flixbus.co.uk
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Rotterdam, Conradstraat/Weena to Eindhoven, JF Kennedylaan/Limbopad
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
regiojet.com

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