There are 8 ways to get from Rotterdam to Malmö by train, plane, bus, night train 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  •  4 h 17 min

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

$64 - $259

Cheapest option

Bus  •  16 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Rotterdam to Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk
  2. Take the bus from Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Lübeck X75
  3. Take the bus from Lübeck to Copenhagen 073 / ...

$49 - $82

6 alternative options

Train to Brussels, fly  •  5 h 20 min

  1. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to Antwerpen Centraal
  2. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Copenhagen (CPH) BRU - CPH

$93 - $265

Train to Eindhoven, fly  •  5 h 37 min

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

$56 - $243

Train via Osnabrück Hbf  •  13 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to Utrecht Centraal
  2. Take the train from Utrecht Centraal to Hengelo
  3. Take the train from Hengelo to Osnabrück Hbf Ic
  4. Take the train from Osnabrück Hbf to Hamburg Hbf Hkx / ...
  5. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Koebenhavn H Ec
  6. Take the train from Koebenhavn H to Malmö Central

Train  •  15 h

  1. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to Utrecht Centraal
  2. Take the train from Utrecht Centraal Bus to Hamburg Hbf ZOB
  3. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Koebenhavn H Ec
  4. Take the train from Koebenhavn H to Malmö Central

$163 - $251

Bus, night train, train  •  17 h 1 min

  1. Take the bus from Rotterdam to Hamburg
  2. Take the night train from Hamburg Hbf to København H Ic
  3. Take the train from Koebenhavn H to Malmö Central

$98 - $185

Drive  •  9 h 19 min

  1. Drive from Rotterdam to Malmö 618.5 miles

$150 - $220

What companies run services between Rotterdam, Netherlands and Malmö, Sweden?

You can take a train from Rotterdam to Malmö via Utrecht Centraal, Hengelo, Osnabrück Hbf, Hamburg Hbf, and Koebenhavn H in around 13 h 5 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Rotterdam to Malmö via Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk, Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk, Lübeck, and Copenhagen in around 16 h 55 min.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $470
Flights from Brussels to Copenhagen via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $470
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $440
Flights from Brussels to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $390
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Copenhagen via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from Brussels to Copenhagen via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Brussels to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $390
Transavia Holland
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Eindhoven to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$30 - $270
Norwegian Air International
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $260
Train operators
Dutch Railways (NS)
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Rotterdam Centraal to Schiphol (Airport)
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $20
Website
ns.nl
Purchase a
eurail.com
Train from Rotterdam Centraal to Eindhoven
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $28
Website
ns.nl
Purchase a
eurail.com
Train from Rotterdam Centraal to Utrecht Centraal
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $18
Website
ns.nl
Purchase a
eurail.com
Train from Utrecht Centraal to Hengelo
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $26
Website
ns.nl
Purchase a
eurail.com
Train from Utrecht Centraal Bus to Hamburg Hbf ZOB
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$90 - $140
Website
ns.nl
Purchase a
eurail.com
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Rotterdam Centraal to Schiphol (Airport)
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $40
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$19 - $40
1st Class
$35 - $50
Train from Rotterdam Centraal to Antwerpen Centraal
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$30 - $50
1st Class
$50 - $65
Eurobahn
Phone
0180 6 9 27 37 27
Email
info@eurobahn.de
Website
eurobahn.de
Train from Hengelo to Osnabrück Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
eurobahn.de
Flixtrain
Website
bahn.com
Train from Osnabrück Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Koebenhavn H
Ave. Duration
4 h 58 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Website
bahn.de
Danish Railways (DSB)
Phone
70 13 14 15
Website
dsb.dk
Train from Hamburg Hbf to København H
Ave. Duration
4 h 58 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
dsb.dk
Train from Koebenhavn H to Malmö Central
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $14
Website
dsb.dk
Night train from Hamburg Hbf to København H
Ave. Duration
7 h 19 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Website
dsb.dk
Bus operators
Ouibus
Website
fr.ouibus.com
Bus from Rotterdam to Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
fr.ouibus.com
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Lübeck
Ave. Duration
7 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Lübeck to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $26
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Rotterdam to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$24 - $80
Website
eurolines.de
Low
$25
High
$52

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Rotterdam and Malmö is 693 km. The road distance is 990 km.

The cheapest way to get from Rotterdam to Malmö is to bus which costs 40€ - 70€ and takes 16 h 55 min.

The quickest way to get from Rotterdam to Malmö is to train and fly which takes 4 h 17 min and costs 50€ - 230€.

No, there is no direct train from Rotterdam to Malmö. However, there are services departing from Rotterdam Centraal and arriving at Malmö Central via Utrecht Centraal, Hengelo, Osnabrück Hbf, Hamburg Hbf and Koebenhavn H. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13 h 5 min.

No, there is no direct bus from Rotterdam to Malmö. However, there are services departing from Rotterdam and arriving at Malmö via Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk, Lübeck and Copenhagen. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 16 h 55 min.

It takes approximately 4 h 17 min to get from Rotterdam to Malmö, including transfers.