The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
The average ticket from Paris to Rotterdam will cost around £ 109 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 109.
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2 h 37 m
2 h 37 m
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Of the 1 trains that leave Paris for Rotterdam every day 1 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
These direct trains cover the 373 km distance in an average of 2 h 37 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 2 h 37 m .
The slowest trains will take 2 h 37 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.
|Distance||231 miles (373 km)|
|Average train duration||2 h 37 min|
|Average train ticket price||£106 (€119)|
|Train frequency||6 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 6 direct trains a day|
Trains from Paris to Rotterdam cover the 231 miles (373 km) long journey taking on average 2 h 37 min with our travel partners like Thalys. Normally, there are 6 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around £106, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £71. Travellers depart most frequently from Paris Gare de Lyon and arrive in Rotterdam Centraal.
For as little as £71 you can travel by train between Paris and Rotterdam with Thalys. Omio will show you the best deals, timetables and tickets available for this trip.
It’s easy to book your Thalys train ticket from Paris to Rotterdam online with Omio! Simply check the current Thalys train timetables for your ideal departure and arrival times, compare the best route between Paris and Rotterdam as well as relevant travel information (such as luggage policy and amenities offered onboard) for that train and book cheap Thalys train tickets online. Prices for Thalys trains from Paris to Rotterdam start at £71 one-way if you book in advance, and you can expect to travel around 231 miles (373 km). If you search for Thalys trains in the Omio app, you can check straight away if the Thalys tickets are mobile tickets, which makes it easier than ever to go paperless when travelling by train between Paris and Rotterdam. Let Omio do all the work for you finding the best Paris to Rotterdam Thalys train ticket so you can enjoy a smooth and comfortable journey!
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With direct journey times of between three hours 37 minutes and three hours 49 minutes, travelling by train to Rotterdam from Paris is a straightforward journey. There are up to nine services a day between the two cities on train routes operated by Thalys. All trains depart from Paris Gare du Nord and arrive at Rotterdam Centraal Station.
All trains services between Paris and Rotterdam are operated by Thalys, a jointly owned French-Belgian high-speed passenger service provider. Thalys rolling stock is modern with comfortable carriages and seating, while onboard facilities include individual power sockets, WiFi access, luggage storage, toilets and a bar-bistro.
All services from Paris to Rotterdam are direct with no stops en route or connections required. The fast journey time varies from just over three and a half hours to just under four hours.
There are nine departures a day from Monday to Friday with the first train leaving in the early morning. Trains then leave at regular intervals throughout the day until the last departure in the early evening. On Saturdays and Sundays, there is a slightly reduced number of departures with the first train leaving later and the last arrival being earlier in the evening.
Departure train station: All trains from Paris to Rotterdam depart from Paris Gare du Nord. Housed in an impressive historic building, it is one of the world's busiest stations with a large concourse that includes 36 platforms. Paris Gare du Nord is served by local, regional, intercity and international train services as well as being on Paris's Metro network. Local and suburban buses also depart from the station. Other facilities include a taxi rank, car parking, WiFi, left luggage storage, shops and restaurants.
Arrival train station: All trains travelling between Paris and Rotterdam terminate at Rotterdam Centraal Station, a new building conveniently located for the city centre. As well as intercity trains, it is served by local and regional routes as well as being a station on Rotterdam's Metro network. Station facilities include local bus stops, a taxi rank, car and bicycle parking, WiFi, shops and restaurants.
The Thalys is a high-speed railroad company in France connecting the France to the rest of Europe and beyond. Perfect for multi-city train journeys in Europe.
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Travel between Paris, France and Rotterdam, Netherlands by train is: Fully open.
International entry status: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of France
Conditions of entry:
When travelling in Netherlands, you must follow these COVID-19 safety rules:
The information above was last checked on 22/09/2021. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Rotterdam from Paris before travelling.
The restriction level for your return train to Paris, France from Rotterdam is: Partially open.
International entry is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Netherlands
Conditions of reentry:
The government of France has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
Last checked on 24/09/2021. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Paris from Rotterdam closer to your date of departure here.
Some of the Paris train stations to Rotterdam you can start your journey from include Paris Gare de Lyon, Paris Gare du Nord and Paris Gare de l'Est. Similarly, some of the arrival train stations in Rotterdam include Rotterdam Centraal, Rotterdam Central Station and Rotterdam Noord.
When travelling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Paris Gare de Lyon and arriving in Rotterdam Centraal.
The most popular departure train station with passengers for this journey, called Paris Gare de Lyon, is located 1 mile (s) / 2 km from the city centre of Paris.
The most popular arrival train station, Rotterdam Centraal, is located 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from the city centre of Rotterdam.
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