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There are 10 ways to get from Stockholm to Rotterdam by plane, train, 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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Fly Stockholm to Amsterdam Schiphol, train  •  4 h 53 min

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

$87 - $271

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Bus via Hamburg  •  24 h 55 min

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

$81 - $168

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Fly Stockholm Bromma to Amsterdam Schiphol, train  •  6 h 18 min

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

$117 - $427

Fly Stockholm Bromma to Brussels, train  •  6 h 58 min

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

$85 - $352

Fly Stockholm to Brussels, train  •  6 h 53 min

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

$110 - $286

Train to Linkoping, fly to Amsterdam Schiphol, train  •  6 h 32 min

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

$127 - $689

Train  •  18 h

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

$159 - $349

Train, night train  •  19 h 59 min

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

$169 - $369

Bus  •  24 h 15 min

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

$87 - $148

Drive  •  15 h 33 min

  1. Drive from Stockholm to Rotterdam 1004.3 miles

$240 - $360

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The cheapest way to get from Stockholm to Rotterdam is to fly and train which costs 750 kr - 2500 kr and takes 4 h 53 min.

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The quickest way to get from Stockholm to Rotterdam is to fly and train which costs 750 kr - 2500 kr and takes 4 h 53 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Stockholm to Rotterdam. However, there are services departing from Stockholm, Stockholm Cityterminalen and arriving at Rotterdam, Rotterdam CS via Hamburg. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 24 h 15 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Stockholm station to Rotterdam. However, there are services departing from Stockholm Centralstation and arriving at Rotterdam Centraal via København H, Hamburg Hbf, Osnabruck Hbf and Amersfoort. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 18 h.

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The distance between Stockholm and Rotterdam is 1182 km. The road distance is 1606.9 km.

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The best way to get from Stockholm to Rotterdam without a car is to train which takes 18 h and costs 1400 kr - 3200 kr.

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It takes approximately 4 h 53 min to get from Stockholm to Rotterdam, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Stockholm to Rotterdam is to train which takes 18 h and costs 1400 kr - 3200 kr. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 750 kr - 1400 kr and takes 24 h 15 min.

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Map of how to get from Stockholm to Rotterdam.
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  • Distance: 738.6 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 53 min

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

You can take a train from Stockholm to Rotterdam via København H, Hamburg Hbf, Osnabruck Hbf, and Amersfoort in around 18 h. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Stockholm to Rotterdam via Hamburg in around 24 h 15 min.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Stockholm to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
2 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $500
Flights from Stockholm Bromma to Amsterdam Schiphol via Gothenburg
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from Stockholm Bromma to Amsterdam Schiphol via Vaxjo
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from Stockholm Bromma to Amsterdam Schiphol via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Stockholm to Brussels via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Linkoping to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $650
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Stockholm to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
2 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $490
Flights from Stockholm to Amsterdam Schiphol via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
3 h 51 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$85 - $490
Flights from Stockholm to Amsterdam Schiphol via Oslo
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$85 - $490
Flights from Stockholm to Brussels
Ave. Duration
2 h 12 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $450
Flights from Stockholm to Brussels via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
4 h 1 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$85 - $450
Flights from Stockholm to Brussels via Oslo
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $450
Finnair
Website
finnair.com
Flights from Stockholm Bromma to Amsterdam Schiphol via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Stockholm Bromma to Brussels via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
5 h 3 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Flights from Stockholm to Brussels via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Stockholm Bromma to Brussels
Ave. Duration
2 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $700
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Stockholm to Brussels via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Flights from Stockholm to Brussels via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Norwegian Air Shuttle
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Stockholm to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $420
Norwegian Air International
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Stockholm to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $340
CSA
Website
csa.cz
Flights from Stockholm to Brussels via Prague
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
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 Schiphol Airport to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $20
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Brussels Airport - Zaventem to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Osnabruck Hbf to Amersfoort
Ave. Duration
2 h 31 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $50
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Amersfoort to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $21
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Schiphol Airport to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
20 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 Stockholm Centralstation to Linköping Centralstation
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 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 Stockholm Centralstation to København H
Ave. Duration
5 h 6 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 Stockholm Centralstation to Linköping Centralstation
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$15 - $18
Schedules at
Snälltåget
Danish Railways (DSB)
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 Hamburg Hbf to Osnabrück Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
bahn.de
Flixtrain
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Hamburg, Hamburg central station to Osnabrück, Osnabrück central station
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$15 - $19
Schedules at
flixtrain.com
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 Stockholm, Stockholm Cityterminalen to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
15 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$55 - $95
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Hamburg to Rotterdam, Rotterdam CS
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Hamburg to Rotterdam
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 Stockholm Airport to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h.

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Stockholm to Rotterdam is 1607 km. It takes approximately 15 h 33 min to drive from Stockholm to Rotterdam.

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

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Book your Stockholm to Rotterdam bus tickets online with FlixBus and FlixBus.

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There are 589+ hotels available in Rotterdam. Prices start at $69 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Stockholm to Stockholm Airport is to train which takes 20 min and costs 275 kr.

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