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There are 10 ways to get from Rotterdam to Sweden by train, plane, night train, bus 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.

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Train to Amsterdam, fly to Copenhagen  •  4 h 21 min

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

$63 - $242

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Train to Eindhoven, fly to Copenhagen  •  5 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to Eindhoven
  2. Fly from Eindhoven (EIN) to Copenhagen (CPH) EIN - CPH

$55 - $245

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Train to Amsterdam, fly to Gothenburg  •  4 h 31 min

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

$83 - $268

Train to Amsterdam, fly to Stockholm  •  5 h 7 min

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

$65 - $230

Train to Brussels, fly to Copenhagen  •  5 h 46 min

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

$61 - $226

Train  •  19 h 30 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 Lund Centralstation
  6. Take the train from Lund Centralstation to Stockholm Centralstation

$214 - $406

Train, night train  •  20 h 54 min

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

$157 - $386

Bus  •  23 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Rotterdam, Rotterdam CS to Hamburg 075
  2. Take the bus from Hamburg to Stockholm 073 / ...

$87 - $148

Bus via Rotterdam  •  24 h 15 min

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

$79 - $170

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 Sweden is to train and fly which costs 45€ - 220€ and takes 5 h 33 min.

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The quickest way to get from Rotterdam to Sweden is to train and fly which costs 55€ - 220€ and takes 4 h 21 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Rotterdam to Sweden. However, there are services departing from Rotterdam, Rotterdam CS and arriving at Stockholm via Hamburg. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 23 h 50 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Rotterdam to Sweden station. However, there are services departing from Rotterdam Centraal and arriving at Stockholm Centralstation via Utrecht Centraal, Duisburg Hbf, Hamburg Hbf, København H and Lund Centralstation. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 19 h 30 min.

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The distance between Rotterdam and Sweden is 1064 km. The road distance is 1603.2 km.

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The best way to get from Rotterdam to Sweden without a car is to train which takes 19 h 30 min and costs 180€ - 360€.

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It takes approximately 4 h 21 min to get from Rotterdam to Sweden, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Rotterdam to Sweden is to train which takes 19 h 30 min and costs 180€ - 360€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 75€ - 130€ and takes 23 h 50 min.

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Map of how to get from Rotterdam to Sweden.
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  • Distance: 664.9 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 21 min

What companies run services between Rotterdam, Netherlands and Sweden?

You can take a train from Rotterdam to Stockholm via Utrecht Centraal, Duisburg Hbf, Hamburg Hbf, København H, and Lund Centralstation in around 19 h 30 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Rotterdam to Stockholm via Hamburg in around 23 h 50 min.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $470
Flights from Amsterdam to Gothenburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Amsterdam to Stockholm
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $500
Flights from Brussels to Copenhagen via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $470
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $440
Flights from Amsterdam to Gothenburg via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $550
Flights from Amsterdam to Stockholm
Ave. Duration
2 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $490
Flights from Amsterdam to Stockholm via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
3 h 36 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $490
Flights from Amsterdam to Stockholm via Oslo
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$85 - $490
Flights from Brussels to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $390
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Copenhagen via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 32 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from Amsterdam to Gothenburg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Flights from Brussels to Copenhagen via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Brussels to Copenhagen via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Brussels to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $390
Norwegian Air International
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $260
Flights from Amsterdam to Stockholm
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $320
Flights from Amsterdam to Stockholm via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $320
Transavia Holland
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Eindhoven to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$30 - $270
Norwegian Air Shuttle
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Amsterdam 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 15 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 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
$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 Osnabruck Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $50
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
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
Öresundståg
Website
oresundstag.se
Train from København H to Lund Centralstation
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Schedules at
oresundstag.se
Train from København H to Hässleholm Centralstation
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Schedules at
oresundstag.se
Swedish Railways (SJ)
Phone
+46 77 175 75 75
Email
kundservice@sj.se
Website
sj.se
Train from København H to Lund Centralstation
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $19
Website
www.sj.se
2nd Class Non-Rebookable
$9 - $13
1st Class Non-Rebookable
$14 - $19
2nd Class Refundable
$13 - $19
1st Class Refundable
$17 - $24
Train from Lund Centralstation to Stockholm Centralstation
Ave. Duration
4 h 17 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $120
Website
www.sj.se
2nd Class Non-Rebookable
$50 - $70
1st Class Non-Rebookable
$85 - $120
2nd Class Refundable
$85 - $120
1st Class Refundable
$120 - $170
Train from København H to Hässleholm Centralstation
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
www.sj.se
2nd Class Non-Rebookable
$15 - $21
1st Class Non-Rebookable
$23 - $35
2nd Class Refundable
$23 - $35
1st Class Refundable
$30 - $45
Train from Hässleholm Centralstation to Stockholm Centralstation
Ave. Duration
3 h 46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $110
Website
www.sj.se
2nd Class Non-Rebookable
$45 - $65
1st Class Non-Rebookable
$75 - $100
2nd Class Refundable
$75 - $110
1st Class Refundable
$100 - $150
Snälltåget
Phone
+46 771-26 00 00
Email
snalltaget@snalltaget.se
Website
snalltaget.se
Train from Lund Centralstation to Stockholm Centralstation
Ave. Duration
4 h 44 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Schedules at
Snälltåget
Train from Hässleholm Centralstation to Stockholm Centralstation
Ave. Duration
4 h 9 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$29 - $35
Schedules at
Snälltåget
Flixtrain
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Osnabrück, Osnabrück central station to Hamburg, Hamburg central station
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $19
Schedules at
flixtrain.com
Danish Railways (DSB)
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 Rotterdam, Rotterdam CS to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Hamburg to Stockholm
Ave. Duration
15 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $95
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Rotterdam to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$24 - $75
Website
eurolines.de
Low
$25
High
$51

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The quickest flight from Amsterdam Airport to Copenhagen Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 20 min.

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

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

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

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