There are 10 ways to get from Rotterdam to Rome by train, plane, car train, bus, bus and ferry 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 20 min

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

$74 - $313

Cheapest option

Train to Eindhoven, fly to Rome Ciampino  •  6 h 21 min

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

$55 - $295

8 alternative options

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 3 min

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

$90 - $289

Train, train to Dusseldorf, fly to Rome  •  8 h 34 min

  1. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to Venlo
  2. Take the train from Venlo to Neuss Hbf
  3. Fly from Dusseldorf (DUS) to Rome (FCO) DUS - FCO

$92 - $300

Train  •  14 h 43 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 Roma Termini Fr

$348 - $444

Train, car train  •  22 h 37 min

  1. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to Venlo
  2. Take the train from Venlo to Düsseldorf Hbf
  3. Take the car train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Verona Porta Nuova
  4. Take the train from Verona Porta Nuova to Roma Termini Fa

$181 - $274

Bus, bus and ferry  •  25 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Rotterdam to Basel
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Basel to Rome

$129 - $184

Bus  •  28 h 14 min

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

$190 - $282

Drive  •  15 h 23 min

  1. Drive from Rotterdam to Rome 1029.9 miles

$250 - $370

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 Gare De Lyon, Paris Gare de Lyon, Torino Porta Susa, and Torino Porta Susa in around 14 h 43 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Rome via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Amsterdam to Rome via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 57 min
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
Flights from Dusseldorf to Rome
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $600
Flights from Dusseldorf to Rome via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Dusseldorf to Rome via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
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 42 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$45 - $500
Flights from Dusseldorf to Rome
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $490
Flights from Dusseldorf to Rome via Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$70 - $490
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Rome
Ave. Duration
2 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from Dusseldorf to Rome via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $850
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
Flights from Dusseldorf to Rome via Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $370
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Eindhoven to Rome Ciampino
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $370
Flights from Brussels to Rome
Ave. Duration
2 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $300
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
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
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Rome
Ave. Duration
2 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $600
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
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Rome via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
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 Venlo
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$22 - $40
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
$20 - $40
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$20 - $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
Train from Rotterdam Centraal to Paris Nord
Ave. Duration
2 h 37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$120 - $160
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$120 - $160
1st Class
$160 - $230
Eurobahn
Phone
0180 6 9 27 37 27
Email
info@eurobahn.de
Website
eurobahn.de
Train from Venlo to Neuss Hbf
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Website
eurobahn.de
Train from Venlo to Düsseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
eurobahn.de
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
tgv.com
Train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Torino Porta Susa
Ave. Duration
5 h 37 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$140 - $160
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$140 - $160
1st Class
$180 - $270
Trenitalia Frecce
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Torino Porta Susa to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$80 - $120
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Verona Porta Nuova to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
2 h 53 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Urlaubs-Express
Phone
+49 (0) 221 800 20 820
Email
info@urlaubs-express.de
Website
urlaubs-express.de
Car train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Verona Porta Nuova
Ave. Duration
14 h 29 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$120 - $150
Schedules at
urlaubs-express.de
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Verona Porta Nuova Station to Roma Termini Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
italotreno.it
Bus operators
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Rotterdam to Basel
Ave. Duration
12 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$55 - $75
Book at
eurolines.ch
Bus and ferry from Basel to Rome
Ave. Duration
12 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$70 - $110
Book at
eurolines.ch
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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Questions & Answers

The distance between Rotterdam and Rome is 1268 km. The road distance is 1648 km.

The cheapest way to get from Rotterdam to Rome is to train and fly which costs 45€ - 260€ and takes 6 h 21 min.

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

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 and Torino Porta Susa. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14 h 43 min.

No, there is no direct bus from Rotterdam to Rome. However, there are services departing from Rotterdam and arriving at Rome via Basel. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 25 h 25 min.

It takes approximately 5 h 20 min to get from Rotterdam to Rome, including transfers.