There are 9 ways to get from Rotterdam to Oslo by train, plane, bus, ferry, night train or car

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Train to Amsterdam Schiphol, fly to Oslo, train  •  4h 45m

  1. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to Schiphol Airport
  2. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Oslo (OSL) AMS - OSL
  3. Take the train from Oslo lufthavn stasjon to Oslo S

kr 642 - kr 5273

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Train to Brussels, fly to Oslo, train  •  5h 48m

  1. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to Anvers-Central
  2. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Oslo (OSL) BRU - OSL
  3. Take the train from Oslo lufthavn stasjon to Oslo S

kr 1253 - kr 3021

Train to Amsterdam Schiphol, fly to Oslo Sandefjord, train  •  6h 38m

  1. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to Schiphol Airport
  2. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Oslo Sandefjord (TRF) AMS - TRF
  3. Take the train from Torp stasjon to Nationaltheatret stasjon

kr 1252 - kr 4963

Train, bus via Osnabrück  •  22h 18m

  1. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to Amersfoort Centraal
  2. Take the train from Amersfoort Centraal to Hengelo
  3. Take the train from Hengelo to Osnabrueck Hbf Ic
  4. Take the train from Osnabrueck Hbf to Hamburg Hbf Ic / ...
  5. Take the bus from Hamburg, Hamburg ZOB to Oslo

kr 1292 - kr 2407

Bus  •  23h 35m

  1. Take the bus from Rotterdam, Rotterdam CS to Copenhagen N844
  2. Take the bus from Köpenhamn Ingerslevsgade vid DGI-byn to Oslo Bussterminal 600 / ...

Train, bus  •  25h 36m

  1. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to Utrecht Centraal
  2. Take the bus from Utrecht to Hamburg
  3. Take the bus from Hamburg, Hamburg ZOB to Oslo

kr 821 - kr 1202

Train, ferry  •  29h 22m

  1. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to Amersfoort Centraal
  2. Take the train from Amersfoort Centraal to Osnabrueck Hbf Ic
  3. Take the train from Osnabrueck Hbf to Hamburg Hbf Ic / ...
  4. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Kiel Hbf Re / ...
  5. Take the ferry from Kiel Norwegen-Kai to Oslo Hjortneskaien

Train, night train  •  32h 25m

  1. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to Amersfoort Centraal
  2. Take the train from Amersfoort Centraal to Berlin Hbf Ic
  3. Take the night train from Berlin Hbf to Norrkoping C 306
  4. Take the train from Norrköping Centralstation to Katrineholm Centralstation
  5. Take the train from Katrineholm Centralstation to Oslo S

kr 1592 - kr 2827

Drive  •  14h 58m

  1. Drive from Rotterdam to Oslo 1554.9 km

kr 2400 - kr 3500

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The cheapest way to get from Rotterdam to Oslo is to train and bus which costs 75€ - 120€ and takes 25h 36m.

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The quickest way to get from Rotterdam to Oslo is to train and fly which costs 60€ - 500€ and takes 4h 45m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Rotterdam to Oslo. However, there are services departing from Rotterdam, Rotterdam CS and arriving at Oslo Bussterminal via Köpenhamn Ingerslevsgade vid DGI-byn. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 23h 35m.

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No, there is no direct train from Rotterdam to Oslo. However, there are services departing from Rotterdam Centraal and arriving at Oslo S via Amersfoort Centraal, Berlin Hbf, Norrköping Centralstation and Katrineholm Centralstation. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 32h 25m.

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The distance between Rotterdam and Oslo is 969 km. The road distance is 1554.9 km.

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The best way to get from Rotterdam to Oslo without a car is to train and bus via Osnabrück which takes 22h 18m and costs 120€ - 230€.

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It takes approximately 4h 45m to get from Rotterdam to Oslo, including transfers.

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

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

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The quickest flight from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Oslo Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 45m.

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Map of how to get from Rotterdam to Oslo.
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  • Distance: 969.5 km
  • Duration: 4h 45m

What companies run services between Rotterdam, Netherlands and Oslo, Norway?

You can take a bus from Rotterdam to Oslo via Köpenhamn Ingerslevsgade vid DGI-byn in around 23h 35m.

Airlines
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Oslo
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
kr 650 - kr 4000
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Oslo via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
3h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
kr 650 - kr 4000
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Oslo via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
kr 650 - kr 4000
Flights from Brussels to Oslo
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
kr 950 - kr 3600
Flights from Brussels to Oslo via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
3h 46m
When
Every day
Estimated price
kr 950 - kr 3600
Flights from Brussels to Oslo via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
kr 950 - kr 3600
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Oslo Sandefjord via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
kr 1200 - kr 7500
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Oslo
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
kr 1000 - kr 6000
Flights from Brussels to Oslo via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
kr 1100 - kr 3200
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Oslo Sandefjord
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
kr 1000 - kr 5000
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Oslo via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
kr 1600 - kr 4900
Flights from Brussels to Oslo via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
kr 1200 - kr 7000
Flights from Brussels to Oslo via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
kr 1200 - kr 7000
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Brussels to Oslo
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Every day
Estimated price
kr 850 - kr 5500
Norwegian Air Shuttle
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Oslo
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
kr 460 - kr 3700
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
25 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
kr 100 - kr 220
Website
NS
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
kr 100 - kr 140
1st Class
kr 160 - kr 220
Train from Rotterdam Centraal to Amersfoort Centraal
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
kr 120 - kr 290
Website
NS
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
kr 120 - kr 180
1st Class
kr 210 - kr 290
Train from Amersfoort Centraal to Hengelo
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
kr 150 - kr 350
Website
NS
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
kr 150 - kr 210
1st Class
kr 250 - kr 350
Train from Hengelo to Osnabrueck Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
kr 140 - kr 320
Website
NS
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
kr 140 - kr 200
1st Class
kr 230 - kr 320
Train from Rotterdam Centraal to Utrecht Centraal
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
kr 110 - kr 260
Website
NS
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
kr 110 - kr 160
1st Class
kr 180 - kr 260
Train from Amersfoort Centraal to Osnabrueck Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
kr 220 - kr 550
Website
NS
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
kr 220 - kr 310
1st Class
kr 360 - kr 550
Train from Amersfoort Centraal to Berlin Hbf
Ave. Duration
5h 46m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
kr 500 - kr 1200
Website
NS
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
kr 500 - kr 700
1st Class
kr 800 - kr 1200
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Rotterdam Centraal to Schiphol Airport
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
kr 420 - kr 800
Website
Thalys
Standard
kr 420 - kr 600
Comfort
kr 550 - kr 700
Premium
kr 550 - kr 800
Train from Rotterdam Centraal to Anvers-Central
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
kr 490 - kr 950
Website
Thalys
Standard
kr 490 - kr 700
Comfort
kr 600 - kr 800
Premium
kr 650 - kr 950
Norwegian Railways (VY)
Phone
+47 61 05 19 10
Website
vy.no
Train from Oslo lufthavn stasjon to Oslo S
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
kr 80 - kr 100
Website
vy.no
Train from Torp stasjon to Nationaltheatret stasjon
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
kr 150 - kr 190
Website
vy.no
Eurobahn
Phone
0180 6 9 27 37 27
Email
info@eurobahn.de
Website
eurobahn.de
Train from Hengelo to Osnabruck Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
kr 65 - kr 95
Website
eurobahn.de
Deutsche Bahn Intercity

Deutsche Bahn’s high-speed InterCity (IC) trains connect cities within Germany. They’re a popular way to travel as they’re faster than Deutsche Bahn’s regional trains and offer a frequent, fast service. All IC trains have first and second class carriages, power sockets and toilets, and most have a bistro cafe or restaurant. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel.

Contact Details
Website
bahn.com
Train from Osnabrueck Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 51m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
kr 600 - kr 850
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Kiel Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
kr 450 - kr 650
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It 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 (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Osnabrueck Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 49m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
kr 490 - kr 700
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Kiel Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
kr 280 - kr 390
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Osnabrueck Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 57m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
kr 700 - kr 1300
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
HVV
Phone
040/ 19 449
Website
hvv.de
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Kiel Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
kr 40 - kr 50
Website
HVV
Deutsche Bahn Regional

Deutsche Bahn’s regional network is made up of IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional-Express), RB (Regionalbahn) and S-Bahn trains. Ticket prices are fixed and there’s no seat reservations – just turn up, buy a ticket and jump on the next train. All regional trains depart regularly and connect to local and long-distance services.

Contact Details
Website
bahn.com
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Kiel Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
kr 180 - kr 260
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Deutsche Bahn Eurocity

Deutsche Bahn’s EuroCity (EC) trains connect German cities to major cities in neighbouring European countries, and are operated in conjunction with their national train company. All EC trains offer First and Standard class; cars are air-conditioned and food and drinks are available onboard. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel. Seat reservations are not compulsory but are recommended for popular routes.

Contact Details
Website
bahn.com
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Kiel Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
kr 170 - kr 240
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Snälltåget
Phone
+46 771-26 00 00
Email
snalltaget@snalltaget.se
Website
snalltaget.se
Night train from Berlin Hbf to Norrkoping C
Ave. Duration
16h 29m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
kr 490 - kr 600
Schedules at
Snälltåget
Swedish Railways (SJ)
Phone
+46 77 175 75 75
Email
kundservice@sj.se
Website
sj.se
Train from Norrköping Centralstation to Katrineholm Centralstation
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
kr 55 - kr 190
Website
Swedish Railways (SJ)
1st Class Ticket
kr 150 - kr 190
2nd Class Ticket
kr 55 - kr 70
Train from Katrineholm Centralstation to Oslo S
Ave. Duration
4h 57m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
kr 420 - kr 550
Website
Swedish Railways (SJ)
1st Class Ticket
kr 420 - kr 550
2nd Class Ticket
kr 440 - kr 550
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Hamburg, Hamburg ZOB to Oslo
Ave. Duration
14h 35m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
kr 460 - kr 600
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Rotterdam, Rotterdam CS to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
14h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
kr 490 - kr 600
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Vy Travel AB
Phone
+46 771 15 15 15
Email
info@tagkompaniet.se
Website
vy.se
Bus from Köpenhamn Ingerslevsgade vid DGI-byn to Oslo Bussterminal
Ave. Duration
8h 15m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Website
Vy Travel AB
Ferry operators
Color Line AS
Phone
+45 99 56 19 00
Website
colorline.no
Ferry from Kiel Norwegen-Kai to Oslo Hjortneskaien
Ave. Duration
20h
Frequency
Once daily
Website
Color Line AS

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Rotterdam to Oslo bus services, operated by Vy Travel AB, arrive at Oslo Bussterminal station.

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Rotterdam to Oslo train services, operated by Swedish Railways (SJ), arrive at Oslo S station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Rotterdam to Oslo is 1555 km. It takes approximately 14h 58m to drive from Rotterdam to Oslo.

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Norwegian Air Shuttle, Lufthansa, KLM and Scandinavian Airlines offer flights from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Oslo Airport.

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There are 252+ hotels available in Oslo. Prices start at kr 1000 NOK per night.

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