How to get from Glasgow to Rotterdam

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Travel Information between Glasgow and Rotterdam

distanceDistance446 miles
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight, ferry or train
priceTicket price range£2 - £475
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • £2 • 10 h 9 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £475 • 4 h 50 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or BA Cityflyer

Travel 446 miles by coach, flight, ferry or train to Rotterdam from Glasgow. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 4 h 50 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as £2. The most popular travel providers which serve this journey are Flixbus or BA Cityflyer among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Glasgow to Rotterdam.

Travel Tips: Travel from Glasgow 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 Glasgow to Rotterdam.

Travel between Glasgow, United Kingdom and Rotterdam, Netherlands is: Fully open.

Can travellers from United Kingdom enter Netherlands?

International entry is allowed at this time for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of United Kingdom.

Are there rules for self-quarantine when arriving to Rotterdam from Glasgow?

Conditions of entry into Netherlands:

  • Entry is allowed for fully vaccinated travellers or those who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months

Are there COVID-19 safety rules for social distancing and wearing face masks in Rotterdam, Netherlands?

To reduce the spread of COVID-19, the government of Netherlands has imposed the following measures:

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

This information was last checked on 28/07/2022. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your trip to Rotterdam from Glasgow.

Return travel to Glasgow, United Kingdom from Netherlands is: Fully open.

Are there any travel restrictions on reentering United Kingdom from Netherlands?

Entry into United Kingdom is allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Netherlands.

Are there requirements to self-quarantine on arrival into United Kingdom from Netherlands?

Requirements for reentering United Kingdom:

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the requirements for social distancing and wearing face masks in United Kingdom?

All travellers must abide by the following measures in United Kingdom to reduce the spread of coronavirus in the country:

  • Social distance: metre (s) ( feet)
  • Face masks: Regional advice

The above information about your return travel to Glasgow, United Kingdom was last verified on 08/08/2022. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to your planned date of travel to Glasgow from Rotterdam.

There are 4 travel options from Glasgow to Rotterdam: coach, flight, ferry or train.

A train service offers the cheapest way to travel from Glasgow to Rotterdam, which costs on average £2.

This is compared to other ways of getting to Rotterdam:

A train journey is usually £87 less than a journey to Rotterdam by coach, which costs on average £89 for the same trip.

A train is generally £473 less than a flight for the same route. A flight costs on average £475 from Glasgow to Rotterdam.

The quickest way to travel between Glasgow and Rotterdam is by flight, which takes on average 4 h 50 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, taking a coach requires on average 22 h 40 min   of travel time.

In comparison, travelling by train can take you on average 10 h 9 min.

Rotterdam is approximately 446 miles away from Glasgow.

The average frequency per day from Glasgow to Rotterdam is:

  • 1 train a day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey between Glasgow and Rotterdam 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 when travelling from Glasgow to Rotterdam:

  • Most travellers catch their coach from Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station and arrive in Rotterdam, Conradstraat (Centraal Station).
  • Most travellers board their plane from Glasgow International Airport and arrive in Rotterdam The Hague Airport.
  • Most travellers who buy a train ticket from Glasgow to Rotterdam depart from Glasgow Central to Rotterdam Centraal.

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

  • Flixbus can get you to Rotterdam by coach. You can find a good deal for coach tickets with Flixbus from Glasgow to Rotterdam for £89 on Omio.
  • Travel with BA Cityflyer to go to Rotterdam by plane. For a good deal on tickets, you can find BA Cityflyer Glasgow to Rotterdam tickets on Omio for £475.
Omio customers who travel from Glasgow to Rotterdam often also extend their holiday to go to Amsterdam, Brussels or Paris. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Rotterdam and these popular destinations at a great price.

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

  • The price of a coach ticket for this journey is on average £89 one way.
  • The price of a plane ticket is £475 one way on average for this trip.
  • The price of a train ticket is on average £2 one way for this journey.

But we recommend booking Glasgow 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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