There are 3 ways to get from Venlo to Rotterdam by train, bus or car

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Train  •  2 h

  1. Take the train from Venlo to Eindhoven Intercity
  2. Take the train from Eindhoven to Rotterdam Centraal Intercity

$25 - $43

Cheapest option

Bus  •  2 h 35 min

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

$9 - $16

1 alternative option

Drive  •  1 h 40 min

  1. Drive from Venlo to Rotterdam 104.5 miles

$25 - $40

Questions & Answers

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

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

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

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No, there is no direct train from Venlo to Rotterdam. However, there are services departing from Venlo and arriving at Rotterdam Centraal via Eindhoven. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h.

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The distance between Venlo and Rotterdam is 132 km. The road distance is 167.2 km.

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The best way to get from Venlo to Rotterdam without a car is to train which takes 2 h and costs 20€ - 40€.

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It takes approximately 2 h to get from Venlo to Rotterdam, including transfers.

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Venlo to Rotterdam bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Venlo, Venlo Station.

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

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The best way to get from Venlo to Rotterdam is to train which takes 2 h and costs 20€ - 40€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 8€ - 14€ and takes 2 h 35 min.

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Map of how to get from Venlo to Rotterdam.
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  • Distance: 82.3 miles
  • Duration: 2 h

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

You can take a train from Venlo to Rotterdam via Eindhoven in around 2 h. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Venlo to Rotterdam once daily. Tickets cost $9 - $16 and the journey takes 2 h 35 min.

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 Venlo to Eindhoven
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $17
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Eindhoven to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $27
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.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.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
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
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $16
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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