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There are 10 ways to get from Rotterdam to Munich by train, plane, car or bus

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Train to Amsterdam Schiphol, fly to Munich  •  4 h 34 min

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

$64 - $248

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Bus  •  13 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Rotterdam, Rotterdam CS to Munich, Munich central bus station N93

$50 - $95

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Train to Brussels, fly to Munich  •  5 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to Brussels Airport - Zaventem
  2. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Munich (MUC) BRU - MUC

$97 - $266

Train to Amsterdam Schiphol, fly to Nuremberg, train  •  7 h

  1. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to Schiphol Airport
  2. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Nuremberg (NUE) AMS - NUE
  3. Take the train from Nürnberg Hbf to München Hbf

$123 - $453

Train, train to Dusseldorf, fly to Munich  •  6 h 43 min

  1. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to Utrecht Centraal
  2. Take the train from Utrecht Centraal to Dusseldorf Hbf
  3. Fly from Dusseldorf (DUS) to Munich (MUC) DUS - MUC

$114 - $258

Drive, train  •  7 h 26 min

  1. Drive from Rotterdam to Düsseldorf Hbf
  2. Take the train from Düsseldorf Hbf to München Hbf Ice

$155 - $243

Train  •  8 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to Utrecht Centraal
  2. Take the train from Utrecht Centraal to Duisburg Hbf
  3. Take the train from Duisburg Hbf to München Hbf Ice

$165 - $252

Train via Eindhoven  •  9 h 24 min

  1. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to Eindhoven
  2. Take the train from Eindhoven to Venlo
  3. Take the train from Venlo to Dusseldorf Hbf
  4. Take the train from Düsseldorf Hbf to München Hbf Ice

$148 - $230

Train, bus  •  14 h 11 min

  1. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to Antwerpen-Berchem Intercity direct / ...
  2. Take the bus from Antwerpen Berchem to Munich

$65 - $106

Drive  •  7 h 28 min

  1. Drive from Rotterdam to Munich 512.1 miles

$120 - $180

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The cheapest way to get from Rotterdam to Munich is to bus which costs 45€ - 80€ and takes 13 h 25 min.

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The quickest way to get from Rotterdam to Munich is to train and fly which costs 55€ - 220€ and takes 4 h 34 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Rotterdam, Rotterdam CS and arriving at Munich, Munich central bus station station. Services depart once daily, and operate Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 13 h 25 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Rotterdam to Munich. However, there are services departing from Rotterdam Centraal and arriving at München Hbf via Utrecht Centraal and Duisburg Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 54 min.

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The distance between Rotterdam and Munich is 658 km. The road distance is 819.3 km.

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The best way to get from Rotterdam to Munich without a car is to train which takes 8 h 54 min and costs 140€ - 220€.

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It takes approximately 4 h 34 min to get from Rotterdam to Munich, including transfers.

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

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Rotterdam to Munich train services, operated by Dutch Railways (NS), depart from Rotterdam Centraal station.

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The best way to get from Rotterdam to Munich is to train which takes 8 h 54 min and costs 140€ - 220€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 45€ - 80€ and takes 13 h 25 min.

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Map of how to get from Rotterdam to Munich.
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  • Distance: 411.5 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 34 min

What companies run services between Rotterdam, Netherlands and Munich, Germany?

You can take a train from Rotterdam to Munich via Utrecht Centraal and Duisburg Hbf in around 8 h 54 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Rotterdam to Munich once daily. Tickets cost $50 - $85 and the journey takes 13 h 25 min. Eurolines DE also services this route twice a week.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Munich
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $350
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Munich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $350
Flights from Brussels to Munich
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $390
Flights from Brussels to Munich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $390
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Nuremberg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Nuremberg via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Flights from Dusseldorf to Munich
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $420
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Munich
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $420
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Nuremberg
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Munich
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $320
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Nuremberg via Hamburg
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $700
Flights from Dusseldorf to Munich
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $1,700
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Munich via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $950
Flights from Brussels to Munich via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $950
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Nuremberg via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,100
Transavia Holland
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Munich
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$40 - $280
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 Schiphol Airport
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $20
Website
ns.nl
Book at
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Train from Rotterdam Centraal to Brussels Airport - Zaventem
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $35
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 Rotterdam Centraal to Eindhoven
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $27
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Eindhoven to Venlo
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $17
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Rotterdam Centraal to Antwerpen-Berchem
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $26
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Rotterdam Centraal to Schiphol Airport
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $40
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$19 - $40
1st Class
$35 - $45
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 Nürnberg Hbf to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
bahn.de
Train from Utrecht Centraal to Dusseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
bahn.de
Train from Düsseldorf Hbf to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$120 - $180
Website
bahn.de
Train from Utrecht Centraal to Duisburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
bahn.de
Train from Duisburg Hbf to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
5 h 14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$120 - $180
Website
bahn.de
Eurobahn
Phone
0180 6 9 27 37 27
Email
info@eurobahn.de
Website
eurobahn.de
Train from Venlo to Dusseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
eurobahn.de
Bus operators
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 Munich, Munich central bus station
Ave. Duration
13 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $85
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Rotterdam to Munich Hbf
Ave. Duration
14 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Website
eurolines.de

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The quickest flight from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Munich Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 20 min.

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Rotterdam to Munich bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Munich, Munich central bus station.

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Rotterdam to Munich train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, arrive at München Hbf station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Rotterdam to Munich is 819 km. It takes approximately 7 h 28 min to drive from Rotterdam to Munich.

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Eurowings, Transavia Holland, Swiss and two other airlines offer flights from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Munich Airport.

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