How to get from Berlin to Rotterdam

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from Berlin to Rotterdam

You can get from Berlin to Rotterdam by train, bus or flight.

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To get from Berlin to Rotterdam on 16 Aug we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

13:53Berlin Hbf7h32 21:25Rotterdam Centraal
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18:11Berlin Hbf14h57 09:08Rotterdam Centraal
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14:34Berlin Hbf6h51 21:25Rotterdam Centraal
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10:03Berlin Hbf7h22 17:25Rotterdam Centraal
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07:46Berlin Hbf7h24 15:10Rotterdam Centraal
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Travel Information from Berlin to Rotterdam

distanceDistance379 miles
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight, ferry or train
priceTicket price range£3 - £51
fastestFastest modeTrain • £51 • 6 h 48 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Deutsche Bahn with connection

Take a coach, flight, ferry or train to travel 379 miles between Berlin and Rotterdam. The most popular travel providers which serve this journey are Flixbus or Deutsche Bahn with connection among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach or train from Berlin to Rotterdam.

Travel Tips: Travel from Berlin to Rotterdam

Travel to Rotterdam 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 Berlin to Rotterdam.

Travel from Berlin, Germany to Rotterdam, Netherlands is: Fully open.

Is international entry into Rotterdam from Berlin restricted?

International entry is currently allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany.

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival to Rotterdam, Netherlands from Berlin?

Entry Requirements:

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the COVID-19 safety measures to follow in Rotterdam, Netherlands?

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

  • Social distance requirement: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Recommended

The above information was last verified on 28/07/2022. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip from Berlin to Rotterdam closer to your planned date of departure here.

The current restriction level for returning to Berlin, Germany from Netherlands is: Fully open.

Am I allowed to reenter Berlin, Germany from Rotterdam, Netherlands?

Reentering Germany is currently allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Netherlands

Do I need to self-quarantine when I arrive back to Berlin from Rotterdam?

  • There are no current restrictions

Which rules do I need to follow in Berlin, Germany regarding COVID-19?

All travellers returning to Germany must observe the following safety measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in the country:

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

The information above was last checked on 08/08/2022. We do our best to keep this information up-to-date, but regulations can change due to the nature of the coronavirus pandemic, so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your trip back to Berlin from Rotterdam here.

You can travel from Berlin to Rotterdam 4 different ways: coach, flight, ferry or train.

The cheapest way from Berlin to Rotterdam is by taking a flight. You can find average ticket prices around £3 compared to other travel options to Rotterdam:

A flight is generally £35 less than a coach for the same trip. A coach costs on average £38 from Berlin to Rotterdam.

A flight is £48 less than a train for this trip with tickets for a train from Berlin to Rotterdam costing on average £51.

The fastest way to get to Rotterdam from Berlin is by train with an average travel time of 6 h 48 min.

There are alternative travel options to Rotterdam that can usually take longer:

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The Berlin to Rotterdam distance is approximately 379 miles.

The average frequency per day from Berlin to Rotterdam is:

  • 1 coach per day.
  • 2 trains a day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey to Rotterdam from Berlin as scheduled services by coach, flight, ferry or train can vary by season or day of the week.

These are the most popular departure and arrival points for travellers from Berlin to Rotterdam:

  • Coaches mostly depart from Berlin, Zentralen Omnibusbahnhof and arrive in Rotterdam, Conradstraat (Centraal Station).
  • Flights from Berlin to Rotterdam most often leave from Berlin Brandenburg Airport and arrive in Rotterdam The Hague Airport.
  • Trains mostly leave from Berlin Hbf and tend to arrive in Rotterdam Centraal.

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Berlin to Rotterdam, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Travel with Flixbus to go to Rotterdam by coach. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Flixbus Berlin to Rotterdam tickets on Omio for £38.
  • Travel with Deutsche Bahn with connection for trains to Rotterdam. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Deutsche Bahn with connection Berlin to Rotterdam tickets on Omio for £51.

Yes, there are direct services available between Berlin and Rotterdam with the following travel operators:

  • You'll find 1 direct coach per day with.
  • You can travel directly by train with with direct trains per day.

Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Rotterdam as you won't need to change in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets to Rotterdam from Berlin.

Many of our customers travelling from Berlin to Rotterdam don't make Rotterdam their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after are Amsterdam, Brussels or Paris, either of which you could add to your Berlin and Rotterdam trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Rotterdam to any of these top destinations today!

Before travelling from Berlin to Rotterdam, it’s good to know what ticket you can book and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • The price of a coach ticket for this route is on average £38 one way.
  • The price of a plane ticket for this journey is £3 one way on average.
  • The price of a train ticket for this trip is on average £51 one way.

But we recommend booking Berlin to Rotterdam tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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