There are 11 ways to get from Rotterdam to Rome 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 to Rome  •  5 h 18 min

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

$74 - $297

Cheapest option

Train to Eindhoven, fly to Rome Ciampino  •  6 h 10 min

  1. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to Eindhoven
  2. Fly from Eindhoven (EIN) to Rome Ciampino (CIA) EIN - CIA

$55 - $298

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Fly Rotterdam to Rome  •  5 h 13 min

  1. Fly from Rotterdam (RTM) to Rome (FCO) RTM - FCO

$74 - $359

Train to Brussels, fly to Rome  •  6 h 7 min

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

$91 - $289

Train to Charleroi, fly to Rome Ciampino  •  6 h 58 min

  1. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to Brussel-Zuid/Midi
  2. Fly from Charleroi (CRL) to Rome Ciampino (CIA) CRL - CIA

$90 - $320

Train  •  14 h 19 min

  1. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to Paris-Nord
  2. Take the train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Torino Porta Susa Tgv
  3. Take the train from Torino Porta Susa to Milano Centrale Fr
  4. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Roma Termini Fr

$320 - $449

Bus FlixBus  •  24 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Rotterdam, Rotterdam CS to Paris, Paris 800
  2. Take the bus from Paris, Paris to Rome N1729

$106 - $182

Bus Eurolines FR  •  28 h 14 min

  1. Take the bus from Rotterdam to Strasbourg
  2. Take the bus from Strasbourg to Roma

$190 - $282

Train, night train  •  23 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to Utrecht Centraal
  2. Take the train from Utrecht Centraal to Frankfurt Flughafen Fernb
  3. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to München Hbf Ice
  4. Take the night train from München Hbf to Roma Termini Nj

$285 - $467

Drive, train  •  16 h 46 min

  1. Drive from Rotterdam to Düsseldorf Hbf
  2. Take the train from Düsseldorf Hbf to München Hbf Ice
  3. Take the train from München Hbf to Kufstein M / ...
  4. Drive from Kufstein to Rome

$299 - $449

Drive  •  15 h 23 min

  1. Drive from Rotterdam to Rome 1029.9 miles

$250 - $370

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Rotterdam to Rome is to train and fly which costs 45€ - 260€ and takes 6 h 10 min.

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The quickest way to get from Rotterdam to Rome is to fly which costs 60€ - 310€ and takes 5 h 13 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Rotterdam to Rome. However, there are services departing from Rotterdam, Rotterdam CS and arriving at Rome via Paris, Paris. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 24 h 5 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Rotterdam to Rome. However, there are services departing from Rotterdam Centraal and arriving at Roma Termini via Paris Nord, Paris Gare de Lyon, Torino Porta Susa and Milano Centrale. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14 h 19 min.

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The distance between Rotterdam and Rome is 1268 km. The road distance is 1647.9 km.

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The best way to get from Rotterdam to Rome without a car is to train which takes 14 h 19 min and costs 270€ - 390€.

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It takes approximately 5 h 18 min to get from Rotterdam to Rome, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Rotterdam to Rome is to fly which takes 5 h 13 min and costs 60€ - 310€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 270€ - 390€ and takes 14 h 19 min, you could also bus, which costs 85€ - 160€ and takes 24 h 5 min.

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Map of how to get from Rotterdam to Rome.
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  • Distance: 792.6 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 18 min

What companies run services between Rotterdam, Netherlands and Rome, Italy?

Transavia Holland flies from Rotterdam to Rome 5 times a week. Alternatively, you can take a train from Rotterdam to Rome via Paris-Nord, Paris Nord, Paris Gare De Lyon, Paris Gare de Lyon, Torino Porta Susa, Torino Porta Susa, and Milano Centrale in around 14 h 19 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Rome via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Amsterdam to Rome via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Brussels to Rome via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,300
Flights from Brussels to Rome via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,300
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Rome
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from Amsterdam to Rome via Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from Brussels to Rome
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $500
Flights from Brussels to Rome via Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$45 - $500
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Brussels to Rome
Ave. Duration
2 h 8 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$30 - $300
Flights from Eindhoven to Rome Ciampino
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $370
Flights from Eindhoven to Rome Ciampino via Manchester
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $370
Flights from Charleroi to Rome Ciampino
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $350
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Rome
Ave. Duration
2 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Brussels to Rome
Ave. Duration
2 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $440
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Rome
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $380
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Rome
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $360
Flights from Brussels to Rome via Nice
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $290
Transavia Holland
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Rotterdam to Rome
Ave. Duration
2 h 12 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $420
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Eindhoven to Rome Ciampino via Katowice
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $210
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
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 Rotterdam Centraal to Utrecht Centraal
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $18
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
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
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 - $90
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
Eurostar
Rome2rio's guide to Eurostar
Contact Details
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
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Torino Porta Susa
Ave. Duration
5 h 37 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$140 - $160
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$140 - $160
1st Class
$180 - $270
Trenitalia Frecce

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Torino Porta Susa to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Milano Centrale Station to Roma Termini Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 58 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
italotreno.it
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 Frankfurt Flughafen Fernb
Ave. Duration
3 h 9 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$80 - $120
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$85 - $130
Website
bahn.de
Night train from München Hbf to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
13 h 40 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$110 - $200
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 München Hbf to Kufstein
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
bahn.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.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
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
$25 - $45
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Paris, Paris to Rome
Ave. Duration
17 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $140
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Rotterdam to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
10 h 32 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$80 - $120
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
Bus from Strasbourg to Roma
Ave. Duration
16 h 42 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$110 - $170
Schedules at
eurolines.fr

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