The cheapest trains from Paris to Rotterdam

Showing times and prices for 26 Sep

Cheapest

£109

Average

£109

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.

Cheapest
10:25Paris Gare du Nord2h37 13:02Rotterdam Centraal
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£1091One-way

Timetable Paris to Rotterdam

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The fastest trains from Paris to Rotterdam

Showing times and prices for 26 Sep

Fastest Journey

2 h 37 m

Average

2 h 37 m

Trains per day

1

Distance

373 km

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.

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10:25Paris Gare du Nord2h37 13:02Rotterdam Centraal
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£1091One-way

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Train Information from Paris to Rotterdam

distanceDistance231 miles (373 km)
durationAverage train duration2 h 37 min
priceAverage train ticket price£106 (€119)
frequencyTrain frequency6 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 6 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesThalys

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.

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Thalys from Paris to Rotterdam

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.

Thalys

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!

Operator ticket policies for COVID

  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended
  • Pre-reservation / seat allocation
  • Verification of ticket with valid ID
  • Exceptions to waive change or cancellation fees policy
  • If a ticket is nonrefundable, a Thalys e-voucher can still be issued for a 15€ fee to passengers requesting a refund up to 30 days after the departure date.

Trains from Paris to Rotterdam

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.

Which train companies travel from Paris to Rotterdam?

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.

How long is the train from Paris to Rotterdam?

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.

How many trains are there from Paris to Rotterdam?

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.

What are the departure and arrival stations for trains from Paris to Rotterdam?

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.


Thalys trains from Paris to Rotterdam

The Thalys is a high-speed train in France which travels to over 17 cities throughout Europe, making it a very handy railway company to take if you’re looking to explore several European countries in one. The Thalys train map connects several destinations in France—the most popular being the Thalys train from Paris to Brussels and onwards to Cologne or Amsterdam. Picking up cheap Thalys tickets is easy in the app; just book Ticketless Journeys in advance or add discount cards to get deals on your next trip to France.

Thalys Standard, Thalys Comfort or Thalys Premium fare types are available; you to compare prices for high-speed trains from Paris to Rotterdam on Omio. The differences between each class is WiFi speed, seat comfort and more quiet zones. With Premium tickets you get served a meal and drinks throughout the journey with access to the Thalys lounge and newspapers. Pick up a cheap Thalys ticket by travelling during off-peak, mid-week hours and by planning in advance. The cheapest day to travel by train on tends to be on a Tuesday or Wednesday.

By booking your train from Paris to Rotterdam with Omio, you can pay in GBP and receive travel updates in English, so if your Thalys train is cancelled, Omio will suggest alternatives—we are with you all the way.


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Trains from Paris to Rotterdam
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FAQs
What COVID-19 travel safety information and restrictions should I be aware of for my train between Paris and Rotterdam?

Travel between Paris, France and Rotterdam, Netherlands by train is: Fully open.

What is the status of international entry into Netherlands from France?

International entry status: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of France

Do I need to self-quarantine on arrival in Netherlands from Paris?

Conditions of entry:

  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
  • Health declaration required

What are the safety rules to follow in Rotterdam, Netherlands?

When travelling in Netherlands, you must follow these COVID-19 safety rules:

  • Physical distance requirement: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

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.

What restrictions are there on reentering France from Rotterdam, Netherlands?

The restriction level for your return train to Paris, France from Rotterdam is: Partially open.

Is my return train into Paris from Rotterdam restricted?

International entry is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Netherlands

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in France from Rotterdam?

Conditions of reentry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 1 days before arrival
  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Exempted International Movement Certificate for travel required

What are the safety rules to follow in Paris, France?

The government of France has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Social distancing required: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask required: Mandatory

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.

How much do cheap trains from Paris to Rotterdam cost?
You can find a cheap train from Paris to Rotterdam for some dates and times for as low as £71  one way in the next 7 days.
What is the average price of train tickets to Rotterdam from Paris?
The Paris to Rotterdam train ticket price is on average £106  if you are looking to buy your tickets for this trip in the next week.
What is the distance to Rotterdam from Paris via train?
The Paris to Rotterdam train distance is approximately 231 miles (373 km).
How long is the train from Paris to Rotterdam?
On average the train from Paris to Rotterdam duration is 2 h 37 min  for the 231 miles (373 km) long trip, but the travel time can vary if you depart on weekends and holidays.
What station does the Paris to Rotterdam train leave from? Which Rotterdam train station do I come into from Paris?

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.

Where do I find the Paris train station to Rotterdam? Where is the Rotterdam train station?

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.

Which train providers can take me to Rotterdam from Paris?
If you're looking for trains from Paris to Rotterdam, you can rely on Thalys to get you to Rotterdam. It's also good to check out all possible train companies for the Paris to Rotterdam journey to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
How many train services are there from Paris to Rotterdam a day?
The average number of trains departing Paris for Rotterdam is 6 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
When can I take the first train from Paris to Rotterdam? When can I take the last train for the day?
If you prefer early morning trains from Paris to Rotterdam, the first train leaves at 06: 25. If you prefer late night trains from Paris to Rotterdam, the last train of the day leaves at 13: 25. Omio shows you the latest train from Paris to Rotterdam times to help you book the best departure time for this trip.
How far in advance should I buy train tickets between Paris and Rotterdam for the best deals?
The price of a one way train ticket from Paris to Rotterdam is on average £106 if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend booking tickets before your planned travel date to find the best prices for trains from all possible train providers offering this route. In general, you can find train tickets between Paris and Rotterdam available a few months in advance.
Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Paris
Rotterdam
Gare Saint-Lazare
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Paris Gare Montparnasse
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Paris Gare d'Austerlitz
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Paris Gare de Lyon
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Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is not located in the city centre but it can be reached by public transport.<br>Metro lines 1, 14<br>Bus lines 29, 57, 61, 91, 20, 24, 63, 65, 87<br>Suburban train lines RER A, D
Paris Gare de l'Est
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Paris Gare du Nord
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Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is within walking distance of the city centre and is connected to other parts of the city by public transport.<br>Metro lines 4, 5<br>Suburban train lines RER B, D
How long does it take to get from the train station to the city centre?
This station is a 5-10 minute walk from the city centre.