How to get from Paris to Rotterdam

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from Paris to Rotterdam

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

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To get from Paris to Rotterdam on 27 Jun we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

12:25Paris, Quai de Bercy6h30 18:55Rotterdam, Conradstraat
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£301One-way
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12:25Paris, Quai de Bercy6h30 18:55Rotterdam, Conradstraat
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08:05Paris, Quai de Bercy6h52 14:57Rotterdam, Conradstraat
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23:25Paris, Quai de Bercy6h25 05:50Rotterdam, Conradstraat
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Travel Information from Paris to Rotterdam

distanceDistance231 miles (373 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight, ferry or train
fastestFastest modeTrain • £172 • 2 h 37 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Thalys

Take a coach, flight, ferry or train to travel 231 miles (373 km) from Paris to Rotterdam. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are Flixbus or Thalys among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach or train from Paris to Rotterdam.

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FAQs

International travel from Paris, France to Rotterdam, Netherlands is: Fully open.

Can I enter Netherlands if coming from France?

Entry into Netherlands is currently allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of France.

Am I required to self-quarantine upon arrival to Rotterdam if travelling from Paris?

Conditions of entry:

  • There are no current restrictions

What measures do I need to follow in Rotterdam, Netherlands due to the pandemic?

All travellers in Netherlands must observe the following coronavirus safety measures:

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

The information above was last checked on 20/06/2022; however, this can change before your date of travel so please make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your journey between Paris and Rotterdam.

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

Is my journey back to Paris from Rotterdam restricted?

Entry into France is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Netherlands.

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival in Paris from Rotterdam?

Conditions of reentry into France:

  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 72 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 48 hours prior to arrival
  • 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)
  • Health declaration required

What are the coronavirus safety measures I need to follow in Paris, France?

You should observe these safety measures in France as imposed by the government to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Physical distance requirement: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Recommended

This information about your return travel to France was last checked on 25/06/2022. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Paris from Rotterdam closer to your date of departure here.

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

Ferry services offer the cheapest way to get from Paris to Rotterdam. Tickets for a ferry cost on average £1.

This is compared to other travel options to Rotterdam:

A ferry journey is usually £36 less than a journey to Rotterdam by coach, which costs on average £36 for the same trip.

A ferry is about £3 less than a flight, which costs on average £3 for this journey.

A ferry is about £172 less than a train, which costs on average £172 for this trip.

The fastest way from Paris to Rotterdam is by train with an average journey time of 2 h 37 min.

Other travel options from Paris to Rotterdam can usually take longer:

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You should expect to travel around 231 miles (373 km) from Paris to Rotterdam.

The average frequency per day from Paris to Rotterdam is:

  • 7 coaches a day.
  • 10 trains a day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip to Rotterdam from Paris 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 Paris to Rotterdam:

  • Coaches from Paris to Rotterdam most often leave from Paris, Quai de Bercy (Bercy Seine) and arrive in Rotterdam, Conradstraat (Centraal Station).
  • Flights mostly leave from Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport and tend to arrive in Rotterdam The Hague Airport.
  • Trains most often depart from Paris at Paris Gare de Lyon and arrive in Rotterdam at Rotterdam Centraal.

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Paris to Rotterdam:

  • You can travel by coach from Paris to Rotterdam with Flixbus, and you can find Flixbus Paris to Rotterdam tickets for £36 on Omio.
  • You can take a train from Paris to Rotterdam with Thalys. Cheap tickets can be found for £172 with Thalys from Paris to Rotterdam.

Yes, there are direct routes from Paris to Rotterdam with the following travel companies:

  • You can find 2 direct coaches per day to take to Rotterdam with Flixbus.
  • You can find 9 direct trains per day to take to Rotterdam with Thalys.

As you won't need to change at another stop in between, direct services to Rotterdam tend to save you time and add more convenience, so it's worth paying attention to before you book tickets for this route.

Your journey from Paris to Rotterdam doesn't have to end in Rotterdam. Many of our customers like to extend their holidays to explore other popular destinations like Amsterdam, Brussels or London. If you’d like to add Amsterdam, Brussels or London to your Paris to Rotterdam trip, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Rotterdam today!

When planning your trip between Paris and Rotterdam, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to book and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Coach tickets are costing on average £36 one way.
  • Plane tickets are costing on average £3 one way.
  • Ferry tickets are costing on average £1 one way.
  • Train tickets are costing £172 one way on average.

However, we recommend buying tickets between Paris and Rotterdam online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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