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.
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Trains per day
It's difficult to get from Rotterdam to Paderborn without changing at least 2 times.
|Average train duration||7 h 27 min|
|Average train ticket price||£27 (€30)|
|Train frequency||10 a day|
|Train companies||Deutsche Bahn or Deutsche Bahn with connection|
Trains from Rotterdam to Paderborn cover the 182 miles long journey taking on average 7 h 27 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn or Deutsche Bahn with connection. Normally, there are 10 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around £27, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £17. Travellers depart most frequently from Rotterdam Centraal and arrive in Paderborn Hbf.
You can travel by train between Rotterdam and Paderborn with Deutsche Bahn for as low as £17. When you search for timetables and tickets, Omio will show you the best journey.
Deutsche Bahn (DB) is Germany’s main operator of train services and makes on average about 40, 000 domestic and international journeys per day. Deutsche Bahn’s fleet of trains includes the high-speed ICE (Intercity Express) as well as the IC (Intercity), EC (Eurocity), IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional Express) and RB (Regionalbahn), which differ in terms of comfort and the time needed to travel. For example, while toilets are standard amenities, services like onboard restaurants or free WiFi are only available on certain train types and routes. Deutsche Bahn is well-known for its wide range of fares like Super Saver, Saver, and Flexible and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use for your Rotterdam to Paderborn train.
Travel between Rotterdam, Netherlands and Paderborn, Germany by train is: Fully open.
International entry status: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Netherlands
Conditions of entry:
All travellers in Germany must observe these coronavirus safety measures:
The information above was last checked on 08/08/2022. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train between Rotterdam and Paderborn as this information can change.
The current restriction level for your return trip by train from Paderborn to Rotterdam is: Fully open
Reentry to Netherlands is allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany
What are the entry requirements?
The government of Netherlands has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
Last verified on 28/07/2022. We do our best to keep this information up to date, but regulations can change so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your Paderborn to Rotterdam train here.
There are a few train stations in Rotterdam to start your trip from including Rotterdam Centraal, Rotterdam Noord and Rotterdam Blaak. In Paderborn you have a few train station options to choose from for your arrival including Paderborn Hbf, Paderborn-Schloss Neuhaus and Paderborn Kasseler Tor.
Omio customers travelling this route depart most frequently from Rotterdam Centraal and arrive in Paderborn Hbf.
Passengers board the train most frequently from Rotterdam Centraal, which is located around 0.6 miles (875 m) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Paderborn Hbf, located 1.3 miles (2.1 km) away from the city centre.
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