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Train Information from Rotterdam to Paris

distanceDistance231 miles (373 km)
durationAverage train duration2 h 37 min
priceAverage train ticket price£120 (€136)
frequencyTrain frequency5 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 5 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersThalys

Trains from Rotterdam to Paris cover the 231 miles (373 km) long route taking on average 2 h 37 min with our travel partners like Thalys. Normally, there are 5 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around £120, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £97. Travellers depart most frequently from Rotterdam Centraal and arrive in Paris Gare de Lyon.

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Thalys Rotterdam – Paris

For as little as £97 you can travel by train from Rotterdam to Paris with Thalys. Omio will show you the best deals, timetables and tickets available for this route.

Thalys

If you’re looking for a smooth and easy train between Rotterdam and Paris, check Omio for Thalys trains offering this trip. Whether you are looking for the fastest, earliest or cheapest train to take for this 231 miles (373 km) trip from Rotterdam to Paris, Omio makes it easier than ever to find Thalys trains at affordable prices, and you can also quickly book train tickets online. Check the current Thalys train timetables for your ideal departure and arrival times, compare the best route from Rotterdam to Paris as well as relevant ticket information (such as luggage policy and amenities offered onboard), and book your Thalys train on Omio. If you search for trains from Rotterdam to Paris in the Omio app, you can quickly see if the Thalys tickets are mobile tickets, making it convenient for you to go paperless when travelling. With prices for Thalys trains between Rotterdam and Paris starting at £97, buy your official Thalys tickets with Omio online quickly and easily!

Please follow the recommendations outlined by Thalys when booking your train tickets from Rotterdam to Paris due to the coronavirus:

  • 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.

Thalys trains from Rotterdam to Paris

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 Rotterdam to Paris 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 Rotterdam to Paris 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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Thalys Trains from Antwerp to Cologne

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.

When planning trips to Thalys destinations, consider checking back for offers on train tickets. Speak to the Customer Care team at the Omio help centre for cancellations or changes to your ticket from Antwerp to Cologne.

Travel Tips

Trains from Rotterdam to Paris
Travel by train to Paris easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Rotterdam to Paris.
FAQs
Is cross-border travel by train between Rotterdam, Netherlands and Paris, France allowed?

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

Is international entry 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?

Entry Requirements:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 1 days before arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Health declaration 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:

  • Physical distance required: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask required: Mandatory

The above information was last checked on 25/10/2021. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train between Rotterdam and Paris closer to your date of departure here.

Do I need to quarantine when I return to Netherlands from Paris, France?

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

Is my return train into Rotterdam from Paris restricted?

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

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

Conditions of reentry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • 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?

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

  • Social distancing required: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask required: Mandatory

Last checked on 24/10/2021. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Rotterdam from Paris closer to your date of departure here.

How much does a cheap train between Rotterdam and Paris cost?
Omio customers have found the cheapest trains from Rotterdam to Paris to cost as little as £97  in the next 7 days.
What is the average price of train tickets to Paris from Rotterdam?
If you are looking to buy your train ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Rotterdam to Paris train to cost on average £120  one way.
What is the distance between Rotterdam and Paris by train?
You should expect to travel around 231 miles (373 km)  to Paris from Rotterdam by train.
What is the average Rotterdam to Paris train duration?
On average the Rotterdam to Paris train time is 2 h 37 min  covering the 231 miles (373 km) long journey, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and bank holidays.
Which train station from Rotterdam to Paris do I depart from? Which Paris train station from Rotterdam do I arrive in?

There are a few train stations in Rotterdam to start your journey from including Rotterdam Centraal, Rotterdam Central Station and Rotterdam Noord. In Paris you have a few train station options to choose from for your arrival including Paris Gare de Lyon, Paris Gare du Nord and Paris Gare de l'Est.

Omio customers travelling this route depart most frequently from Rotterdam Centraal   and arrive in Paris Gare de Lyon.

Where is the train station in Rotterdam to go to Paris? Where is the train station in Paris located?

The most popular departure train station with passengers for this trip, called Rotterdam Centraal, is located 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city centre of Rotterdam.

The most popular arrival train station, Paris Gare de Lyon, is located 1 mile (s) / 2 km away from the city centre of Paris.

Which train providers can take me to Paris from Rotterdam?
When taking a train from Rotterdam to Paris, you can count on Thalys for the best way to get you to Paris. You can also check all possible train providers who offer a service from Rotterdam to Paris and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
Are there any Rotterdam to Paris direct train services?
Yes, there are 5 direct trains from Rotterdam to Paris per day with Thalys  on Omio. This is worth paying attention to when you buy your train ticket as direct services tend to offer more convenience and help save you time travelling to your destination.
How many train services are there between Rotterdam and Paris a day?
The average number of trains departing Rotterdam for Paris is 5 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
When can I take the first train from Rotterdam to Paris? When can I take the last train for the day?
If you prefer early morning trains from Rotterdam to Paris, the first train leaves at 05: 58. If you prefer late night trains from Rotterdam to Paris, the last train of the day leaves at 18: 14. Omio shows you the latest train from Rotterdam to Paris timetable to help you book the best departure time for this trip.
How far in advance should I buy train tickets to Paris from Rotterdam for the best deals?
If you book a train ticket from Rotterdam to Paris within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average £120 one way. However, we recommend booking your train in advance to get access to the best prices. Train tickets from Rotterdam to Paris are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Rotterdam
Paris
Rotterdam Centraal is the most popular Rotterdam railway station for Omio travellers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Rotterdam for your journey to Paris.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxiTaxi
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket office hours
Mon - Sun: 00: 00 - 24: 00
Connections to/from station
Subway lines: D, E
Tram lines: 4, 7, 8, 12, 20, 21, 23, 24, 25
Bus lines: 33, 34, 38, 39, 40, 44, 48
Train lines: NS Intercity, NS Intercity Direct, NS Sprinter, NS Nachtnet, Thalys, Eurostar