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

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Train to Amsterdam Schiphol, fly to Stockholm  •  4 h 52 min

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

$87 - $266

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Bus via Hamburg  •  27 h 4 min

  1. Take the bus from Rotterdam to Hamburg 848502
  2. Take the bus from Hamburg to Stockholm, Stockholm Cityterminalen 073 / ...

$86 - $140

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Train to Brussels, fly to Stockholm  •  6 h 17 min

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

$110 - $284

Train to Brussels, fly to Stockholm Bromma  •  6 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to Brussels Airport - Zaventem
  2. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Stockholm Bromma (BMA) BRU - BMA

$86 - $352

Train to Amsterdam Schiphol, fly to Stockholm Bromma  •  6 h 27 min

  1. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to Schiphol Airport
  2. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Stockholm Bromma (BMA) AMS - BMA

$118 - $424

Train to Amsterdam Schiphol, fly to Linkoping, train  •  6 h 56 min

  1. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to Schiphol Airport
  2. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Linkoping (LPI) AMS - LPI
  3. Take the train from Linköping Centralstation to Stockholm Centralstation

$127 - $688

Train  •  19 h 16 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 Hamburg Hbf Ic / ...
  4. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to København H Ec
  5. Take the train from København H to Malmö Centralstation 029
  6. Take the train from Malmö Centralstation to Stockholm Centralstation

$156 - $403

Train, night train  •  20 h 38 min

  1. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to Amersfoort
  2. Take the train from Amersfoort to Hengelo
  3. Take the train from Hengelo to Osnabruck Hbf
  4. Take the train from Osnabrück Hbf to Hamburg Hbf Ic / ...
  5. Take the night train from Hamburg Hbf to København H Ic
  6. Take the train from København H to Stockholm Centralstation

$172 - $374

Bus  •  28 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Rotterdam, Rotterdam CS to Cologne, Cologne North, Leverkusen 268
  2. Take the bus from Cologne, Cologne North, Leverkusen to Stockholm, Stockholm Cityterminalen 073

$94 - $163

Drive  •  15 h 29 min

  1. Drive from Rotterdam to Stockholm 1002 miles

$240 - $360

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The cheapest way to get from Rotterdam to Stockholm is to bus which costs 70€ - 130€ and takes 27 h 4 min.

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The quickest way to get from Rotterdam to Stockholm is to train and fly which costs 75€ - 240€ and takes 4 h 52 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Rotterdam to Stockholm. However, there are services departing from Rotterdam and arriving at Stockholm, Stockholm Cityterminalen via Hamburg. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 27 h 4 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Rotterdam to Stockholm station. However, there are services departing from Rotterdam Centraal and arriving at Stockholm Centralstation via Utrecht Centraal, Duisburg Hbf, Hamburg Hbf, København H and Malmö Centralstation. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 19 h 16 min.

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The distance between Rotterdam and Stockholm is 1182 km. The road distance is 1603.2 km.

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The best way to get from Rotterdam to Stockholm without a car is to train which takes 19 h 16 min and costs 130€ - 350€.

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It takes approximately 4 h 52 min to get from Rotterdam to Stockholm, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Rotterdam to Stockholm is to train which takes 19 h 16 min and costs 130€ - 350€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 70€ - 130€ and takes 27 h 4 min.

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  • Distance: 738.6 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 52 min

What companies run services between Rotterdam, Netherlands and Stockholm, Sweden?

You can take a train from Rotterdam to Stockholm via Utrecht Centraal, Duisburg Hbf, Hamburg Hbf, København H, and Malmö Centralstation in around 19 h 16 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Rotterdam to Stockholm via Hamburg in around 27 h 4 min.

Airlines
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Stockholm
Ave. Duration
2 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $490
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Stockholm via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
3 h 36 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $490
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Stockholm via Oslo
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$85 - $490
Flights from Brussels to Stockholm
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $450
Flights from Brussels to Stockholm via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
3 h 41 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$85 - $450
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Stockholm
Ave. Duration
2 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $500
Flights from Brussels to Stockholm via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Linkoping
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $650
Finnair
Website
finnair.com
Flights from Brussels to Stockholm via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Flights from Brussels to Stockholm Bromma via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Stockholm Bromma via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Stockholm Bromma via Gothenburg
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Stockholm Bromma via Vaxjo
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Malmö Aviation
Website
flygbra.se
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Stockholm Bromma via Gothenburg
Ave. Duration
3 h 33 min
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Stockholm Bromma via Vaxjo
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Stockholm Bromma via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Brussels to Stockholm via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Brussels to Stockholm Bromma
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $700
Norwegian Air International
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Stockholm
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $320
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Stockholm via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $320
Norwegian Air Shuttle
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Stockholm
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $420
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 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 Amersfoort
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $21
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Amersfoort to Hengelo
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $28
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Hengelo to Osnabruck Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $25
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
Swedish Railways (SJ)
Phone
+46 77 175 75 75
Email
kundservice@sj.se
Website
sj.se
Train from Linköping Centralstation to Stockholm Centralstation
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $50
Website
www.sj.se
2nd Class Non-Rebookable
$21 - $29
1st Class Non-Rebookable
$30 - $45
2nd Class Refundable
$30 - $50
1st Class Refundable
$45 - $65
Train from København H to Malmö Centralstation
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $16
Website
www.sj.se
2nd Class Non-Rebookable
$8 - $12
1st Class Non-Rebookable
$11 - $16
2nd Class Refundable
$11 - $16
1st Class Refundable
$14 - $20
Train from Malmö Centralstation to Stockholm Centralstation
Ave. Duration
4 h 26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $120
Website
www.sj.se
2nd Class Non-Rebookable
$50 - $75
1st Class Non-Rebookable
$85 - $120
2nd Class Refundable
$85 - $120
1st Class Refundable
$120 - $170
Train from København H to Stockholm Centralstation
Ave. Duration
5 h 13 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $130
Website
www.sj.se
2nd Class Non-Rebookable
$55 - $80
1st Class Non-Rebookable
$95 - $130
2nd Class Refundable
$90 - $130
1st Class Refundable
$130 - $180
Snälltåget
Phone
+46 771-26 00 00
Email
snalltaget@snalltaget.se
Website
snalltaget.se
Train from Linköping Centralstation to Stockholm Centralstation
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$15 - $18
Schedules at
Snälltåget
Train from Malmö Centralstation to Stockholm Centralstation
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Schedules at
Snälltåget
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 Duisburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
bahn.de
Train from Duisburg Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$80 - $120
Website
bahn.de
Train from Hamburg Hbf to København H
Ave. Duration
4 h 58 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
bahn.de
Train from Osnabrück Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
bahn.de
Flixtrain
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Duisburg, Duisburg central station to Hamburg, Hamburg central station
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23 - $29
Schedules at
flixtrain.com
Train from Osnabrück, Osnabrück central station to Hamburg, Hamburg central station
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $19
Schedules at
flixtrain.com
Öresundståg
Phone
0771-77 77 11
Email
bokningssupporten@oresundstag.se
Website
oresundstag.se
Train from København H to Malmö Centralstation
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Schedules at
oresundstag.se
Danish Railways (DSB)
Phone
70 13 14 15
Website
dsb.dk
Train from København H to Malmö C
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Website
dsb.dk
Night train from Hamburg Hbf to København H
Ave. Duration
6 h 47 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$60 - $95
Website
dsb.dk
Eurobahn
Website
eurobahn.de
Train from Hengelo to Osnabruck Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
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 Hamburg to Stockholm, Stockholm Cityterminalen
Ave. Duration
15 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$55 - $95
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Rotterdam, Rotterdam CS to Cologne, Cologne North, Leverkusen
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $24
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Cologne, Cologne North, Leverkusen to Stockholm, Stockholm Cityterminalen
Ave. Duration
23 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$80 - $140
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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The quickest flight from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Stockholm Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h.

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Rotterdam to Stockholm bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Stockholm, Stockholm Cityterminalen station.

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Rotterdam to Stockholm train services, operated by Swedish Railways (SJ), arrive at Stockholm Centralstation.

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Yes, the driving distance between Rotterdam to Stockholm is 1603 km. It takes approximately 15 h 29 min to drive from Rotterdam to Stockholm.

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

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