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Recommended option

Train  •  1 h 52 min

  1. Take the train from Venlo to Rotterdam Centraal Intercity

$21 - $40

Cheapest option

Bus  •  2 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Venlo, Venlo Station to Rotterdam, Rotterdam CS 268

$9 - $16

2 alternative options

Drive  •  1 h 40 min

  1. Drive from Venlo to Rotterdam 104.5 miles

$25 - $40

Uber  •  1 h 40 min

  1. Take an Uber from Venlo to Rotterdam 104.5 miles

$370 - $500

What companies run services between Venlo, Netherlands and Rotterdam, Netherlands?

Dutch Railways (NS) operates a train from Venlo to Rotterdam every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $21 - $40 and the journey takes 1 h 52 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Venlo to Rotterdam twice daily. Tickets cost $9 - $16 and the journey takes 2 h 35 min.

Train operators
Dutch Railways (NS)
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Venlo to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$21 - $40
Website
ns.nl
Purchase a
eurail.com
Bus operators
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Venlo, Venlo Station to Rotterdam, Rotterdam CS
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$9 - $16
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Other operators
Uber Südniederlande
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Venlo to Rotterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$370 - $500
Signup at
uber.com
uberX
$230 - $320
UberBLACK
$370 - $500
UberVAN
$410 - $550

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Venlo and Rotterdam is 132 km. The road distance is 167 km.

The cheapest way to get from Venlo to Rotterdam is to bus which costs 8€ - 14€ and takes 2 h 35 min.

The quickest way to get from Venlo to Rotterdam is to drive which takes 1 h 40 min and costs 21€ - 35€.

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Venlo and arriving at Rotterdam Centraal. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 52 min.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Venlo, Venlo Station and arriving at Rotterdam, Rotterdam CS. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 35 min.

The train from Venlo to Rotterdam Centraal takes 1 h 52 min including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.