There are 9 ways to get from Rotterdam to Paris by train, bus, rideshare, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train  •  2 h 37 min

  1. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to Paris-Nord Thalys

$120 - $160

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Bus  •  6 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Rotterdam to Paris Gallieni Ouibus / ...

$15 - $100

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Train Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)  •  4 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to Brussel-Zuid/Midi Thalys / ...
  2. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Paris Nord Izy

$71 - $107

Rideshare  •  5 h 22 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Rotterdam to Paris 273.7 miles

$37

Drive  •  4 h 16 min

  1. Drive from Rotterdam to Paris 275 miles

$65 - $100

Train to Brussels, fly to Paris CDG  •  4 h 20 min

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

$102 - $325

Train to Amsterdam, fly to Paris CDG  •  4 h 25 min

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

$73 - $301

Train to Amsterdam, fly to Paris Orly  •  4 h 17 min

  1. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to Schiphol Airport
  2. Fly from Amsterdam (AMS) to Paris Orly (ORY) AMS - ORY

$67 - $240

Fly Rotterdam to Paris Orly  •  5 h 57 min

  1. Fly from Rotterdam (RTM) to Paris Orly (ORY) RTM - ORY

$93 - $423

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Rotterdam and arriving at Paris Gallieni. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 6 h 30 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Rotterdam Centraal and arriving at Paris-Nord. Services depart every two hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 37 min.

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The distance between Rotterdam and Paris is 373 km. The road distance is 440 km.

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The best way to get from Rotterdam to Paris without a car is to train which takes 2 h 37 min and costs .

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The train from Rotterdam Centraal to Paris-Nord takes 2 h 37 min including transfers and departs every two hours.

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Rotterdam to Paris bus services, operated by Eurolines FR, depart from Rotterdam station.

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Rotterdam to Paris train services, operated by Thalys, depart from Rotterdam Centraal station.

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The best way to get from Rotterdam to Paris is to train which takes 2 h 37 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 6 h 30 min, you could also fly, which costs and takes 5 h 57 min.

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The quickest flight from Brussels Airport to Paris CDG Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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Rotterdam to Paris bus services, operated by Eurolines FR, arrive at Paris Gallieni station.

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Map of how to get from Rotterdam to Paris.
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  • Distance: 233 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 37 min

What companies run services between Rotterdam, Netherlands and Paris, France?

Thalys operates a train from Rotterdam to Paris every 2 hours. Tickets cost $120 - $160 and the journey takes 2 h 37 min. Alternatively, Eurolines FR operates a bus from Rotterdam to Paris 4 times a day. Tickets cost $50 - $100 and the journey takes 6 h 30 min. Two other operators also service this route.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $430
Flights from Amsterdam to Paris CDG via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $480
Flights from Rotterdam to Paris Orly via Toulon/Hyeres
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $550
Flights from Rotterdam to Paris Orly via Montpellier
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$90 - $500
Flights from Rotterdam to Paris Orly via Nice
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$90 - $550
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $430
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Paris CDG via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from Amsterdam to Paris Orly via London City
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Rotterdam to Paris Orly via London City
Ave. Duration
3 h 43 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Brussels to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $950
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Paris Orly via Geneva
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$90 - $260
Flights from Rotterdam to Paris Orly via Geneva
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$70 - $400
Transavia Holland
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $270
Transavia France
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$35 - $290
Train operators
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Rotterdam Centraal to Paris-Nord
Ave. Duration
2 h 37 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$120 - $160
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$120 - $160
1st Class
$160 - $230
Train from Rotterdam Centraal to Brussel-Zuid/Midi
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$40 - $65
1st Class
$65 - $85
Eurostar
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Website
eurostar.com
Train from Rotterdam Centraal to Brussel-Zuid/Midi
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $75
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$35 - $75
Premier
$80 - $90
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
b-rail.be
Train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Paris Nord
Ave. Duration
2 h 22 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$28 - $45
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$28 - $45
1st Class
$40 - $65
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 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 Schiphol Airport
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $20
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Bus operators
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Rotterdam to Paris Gallieni
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $100
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Rotterdam to Paris Centre - Bercy
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Website
Ouibus
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 Paris, Paris
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$24 - $45
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Rotterdam to Paris
Ave. Duration
5 h 22 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$37
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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Rotterdam to Paris train services, operated by Thalys, arrive at Paris-Nord station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Rotterdam to Paris is 440 km. It takes approximately 4 h 16 min to drive from Rotterdam to Paris.

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Brussels Airlines offers flights from Brussels Airport to Paris CDG Airport.

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Book your Rotterdam to Paris train tickets online with Rome2rio.

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Book your Rotterdam to Paris bus tickets online with Busbud, Distribusion and FlixBus.

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There are 4974+ hotels available in Paris. Prices start at $75 USD per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Rotterdam and Paris. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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The best way to get from Rotterdam to Rotterdam Airport is to line 33 bus which takes 19 min and costs .

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