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There are 6 ways to get from Rotterdam to Wetter (Ruhr) by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  4h 2m

  1. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to Utrecht Centraal Intercity
  2. Take the train from Utrecht Centraal to Oberhausen Hbf Ice

28€ - 64€

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Bus  •  6h 6m

  1. Take the bus from Rotterdam, Conradstraat/Weena to Düsseldorf, Hbf., Worringer Str. RegioJet
  2. Take the bus from Düsseldorf to Bochum K1957 / ...

13€ - 18€

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Train via Eindhoven  •  4h 50m

  1. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to Eindhoven Centraal
  2. Take the train from Eindhoven Centraal to Venlo
  3. Take the train from Venlo to Duesseldorf Hbf Re
  4. Take the train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Wetter(Ruhr) Re

42€ - 79€

Train, bus  •  4h 59m

  1. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to Eindhoven Centraal Intercity
  2. Take the bus from Eindhoven Parking P1 to Essen Main Train Station Bonn-Lesko 1 / ...

22€ - 44€

Drive  •  2h 38m

  1. Drive from Rotterdam to Wetter (Ruhr) 256.9 km

30€ - 50€

Train, fly  •  3h 45m

  1. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to Schiphol Airport
  2. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Dusseldorf (DUS) AMS - DUS
  3. Take the train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Wetter(Ruhr)

71€ - 225€

Netherlands → Germany
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  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Netherlands
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  • 10-day mandatory self-quarantine
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  • 10-day mandatory self-quarantine
  • A negative result for COVID-19 is a condition to end the quarantine obligation earlier. It is tested in quarantine on day 5
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state
  • Pre-arrival health declaration
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions

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Considerations leaving from Netherlands

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

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Yes, but conditions apply when entering Germany from Netherlands.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Domestic border crossings may be subject to approval, testing and quarantine

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Wetter (Ruhr) is 116 117.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Wetter (Ruhr) is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Wetter (Ruhr) is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 116 117.

No, but conditions apply when returning to Netherlands from Germany.

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Last updated: 22 Feb 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Rotterdam to Wetter (Ruhr) is to bus which costs 13€ - 19€ and takes 6h 6m.

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The quickest way to get from Rotterdam to Wetter (Ruhr) is to drive which costs 30€ - 50€ and takes 2h 38m.

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No, there is no direct train from Rotterdam to Wetter (Ruhr). However, there are services departing from Rotterdam Centraal and arriving at Wetter(Ruhr) via Utrecht Centraal, Oberhausen Hbf and Essen Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 2m.

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The distance between Rotterdam and Wetter (Ruhr) is 210 km. The road distance is 256.9 km.

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The best way to get from Rotterdam to Wetter (Ruhr) without a car is to train which takes 4h 2m and costs 27€ - 65€.

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It takes approximately 4h 2m to get from Rotterdam to Wetter (Ruhr), including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Rotterdam to Wetter (Ruhr) is to train which takes 4h 2m and costs 27€ - 65€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 13€ - 19€ and takes 6h 6m.

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The quickest flight from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Dusseldorf Airport is the direct flight which takes 50 min.

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Rotterdam to Wetter (Ruhr) train services, operated by Dutch Railways (NS), arrive at Oberhausen Hbf station.

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Map of how to get from Rotterdam to Wetter (Ruhr).
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  • Distance: 209.6 km
  • Duration: 4h 2m

What companies run services between Rotterdam, Netherlands and Wetter (Ruhr), Germany?

You can take a train from Rotterdam to Wetter (Ruhr) via Utrecht Centraal, Oberhausen Hbf, and Essen Hbf in around 4h 2m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Rotterdam to Wetter (Ruhr) via Düsseldorf, Bochum, and Bochum Hbf in around 6h 6m.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
120€ - 440€
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 Utrecht Centraal
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
10€ - 24€
Website
NS
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
10€ - 15€
1st Class
17€ - 24€
Train from Utrecht Centraal to Oberhausen Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
17€ - 40€
Website
NS
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
17€ - 24€
1st Class
28€ - 40€
Train from Rotterdam Centraal to Eindhoven Centraal
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
13€ - 35€
Website
NS
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
13€ - 19€
1st Class
23€ - 35€
Train from Eindhoven Centraal to Venlo
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
10€ - 24€
Website
NS
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
10€ - 14€
1st Class
17€ - 24€
Train from Rotterdam Centraal to Schiphol Airport
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
9€ - 21€
Website
NS
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
9€ - 13€
1st Class
16€ - 21€
Eurobahn
Phone
0180 6 9 27 37 27
Email
info@eurobahn.de
Website
eurobahn.de
Train from Venlo to Duesseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
4€ - 6€
Website
eurobahn.de
National Express
Phone
0221 13 999 444
Website
nationalexpress.de
Train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Wetter(Ruhr)
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
14€ - 18€
Website
National Express Rail
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Rotterdam Centraal to Schiphol Airport
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
40€ - 75€
Website
Thalys
Standard
40€ - 55€
Comfort
50€ - 70€
Premium
50€ - 75€
Bus operators
Mądeltrans Eurolines
Phone
+48 14 6 571 777
Email
linia@madeltrans.com.pl
Website
madeltrans.pl
Bus from Eindhoven Parking P1 to Essen Main Train Station
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
8€ - 13€
Schedules at
madeltrans.pl
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Rotterdam, Conradstraat/Weena to Düsseldorf, Hbf., Worringer Str.
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
7€ - 11€
Website
RegioJet
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Düsseldorf to Bochum
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
6€ - 8€
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Yes, the driving distance between Rotterdam to Wetter (Ruhr) is 257 km. It takes approximately 2h 38m to drive from Rotterdam to Wetter (Ruhr).

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KLM offers flights from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Dusseldorf Airport.

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There are 379+ hotels available in Wetter (Ruhr). Prices start at 75€ per night.

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