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from Rotterdam to Paris

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

Our recommendation

To get from Rotterdam to Paris on 29 Jul we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

10:15Rotterdam, Conradstraat6h30 16:45Paris
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£221One-way
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17:35Rotterdam, Conradstraat6h10 23:45Paris
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£191One-way
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00:55Rotterdam, Conradstraat6h10 07:05Paris
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£221One-way
00:30Rotterdam, Conradstraat6h00 06:30Paris
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£221One-way
22:20Rotterdam, Conradstraat7h50 06:10Paris
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£301One-way

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Wed
28 Jul
£110Thalys
£17BlaBlaCar Bus
Thu
29 Jul
£110Thalys
£17BlaBlaCar Bus
Fri
30 Jul
£110Thalys
£14Flixbus
Sat
31 Jul
£99Thalys
£14Flixbus
Sun
1 Aug
£99Thalys
£14Flixbus
Mon
2 Aug
£110Thalys
£14Flixbus
Tue
3 Aug
£99Thalys
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Wed
4 Aug
£99Thalys
£19Flixbus
Thu
5 Aug
£99Thalys
£14Flixbus
Fri
6 Aug
£99Thalys
£14Flixbus
Sat
7 Aug
£99Thalys
£14Flixbus
Sun
8 Aug
£99Thalys
£14Flixbus
Mon
9 Aug
£110Thalys
£17Flixbus
Tue
10 Aug
£99Thalys
£14Flixbus
Wed
11 Aug
£58Thalys
£17Flixbus
Thu
12 Aug
£79Thalys
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Fri
13 Aug
£79Thalys
£14Flixbus
Sat
14 Aug
£99Thalys
£14Flixbus
Sun
15 Aug
£99Thalys
£14Flixbus
Mon
16 Aug
£99Thalys
£14Flixbus
Tue
17 Aug
£58Thalys
£15Flixbus

Travel Information from Rotterdam to Paris

distanceDistance231 miles (373 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight or train
priceTicket price range£17 - £92
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £17 • 6 h
fastestFastest modeFlight • £92 • 1 h 15 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus, Air France or Thalys

Take a coach, flight or train to travel 231 miles (373 km) between Rotterdam and Paris. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 15 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £17. The most popular travel providers which serve this journey are Flixbus, Air France or Thalys among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach or train from Rotterdam to Paris.

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FAQs
Does France have any COVID-19 travel restrictions for people travelling to Paris from Rotterdam?

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

Can I enter France if coming from Netherlands?

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

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

Conditions of entry:

  • 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
  • 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
  • Exempted International Movement Certificate for travel required

What measures do I need to follow in Paris, France due to the pandemic?

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

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

The information above was last checked on 27/07/2021; 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 from Rotterdam to Paris.

Are there COVID-19 restrictions on returning to Rotterdam, Netherlands from Paris, France?

The current restriction level for returning to Rotterdam, Netherlands from France is: Fully open.

Am I allowed to reenter Rotterdam, Netherlands from Paris, France?

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

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

  • Travellers with the Digital Green Certificate are exempt from the quarantine. Digital Green Certificate is proof that a person has been vaccinated against COVID-19, received a negative test result, or recovered from COVID-19
  • Health declaration required
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test

Which rules do I need to follow in Rotterdam, Netherlands regarding COVID-19?

All travellers returning to Netherlands 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 28/07/2021. 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 Rotterdam from Paris here.

What are my travel options from Rotterdam to Paris?

There are 3 ways that you can travel between Rotterdam and Paris. You can take a coach, flight or train.

What is the distance from Rotterdam to Paris?

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

Where do I depart from Rotterdam? Where do I arrive in Paris?

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

  • Coaches mostly leave from Rotterdam, Conradstraat (Centraal Station) and tend to arrive in Paris, Quai de Bercy (Parking Saemes Bercy Autocars).
  • Flights from Rotterdam to Paris most often leave from Rotterdam The Hague Airport and arrive in Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport.
  • Trains mostly depart from Rotterdam Centraal and arrive in Paris Gare de Lyon.
Which travel companies can get me from Rotterdam to Paris?

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

  • Flixbus can get you to Paris by coach. You can find a good deal for coach tickets with Flixbus from Rotterdam to Paris for £17 on Omio.
  • Travel with Air France for flights to Paris. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Air France Rotterdam to Paris tickets on Omio for £92.
  • Thalys can get you to Paris by train. You can find a good deal for train tickets with Thalys from Rotterdam to Paris for £55 on Omio.
Can I find a direct route from Rotterdam to Paris?

Yes, there are direct services available from Rotterdam to Paris with the following travel operators:

  • You can buy a direct coach with Flixbus.
  • You'll find direct trains with Thalys.

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

Where else should I travel to after my journey between Rotterdam and Paris ends?
Looking to extend your trip from Rotterdam to Paris? Many Omio customers who go from Rotterdam to Paris usually extend their holiday to explore other popular destinations like London, Barcelona or Amsterdam. If you're looking to explore London, Barcelona or Amsterdam from Paris, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.
How far in advance should I book tickets between Rotterdam and Paris online to get the best deals?

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

  • Coach tickets cost £17 one way on average.
  • Plane tickets are costing on average £92 one way.
  • Train tickets are costing on average £55 one way.

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

What is the cheapest way to get from Rotterdam to Paris?

The cheapest way from Rotterdam to Paris is by taking a coach. You can find average ticket prices around £17 compared to other travel options to Paris:

A coach is about £75 less than a flight, which costs on average £92 for this route.

A coach is about £37 less than a train, which costs on average £55 for this journey.

What is the fastest way to Paris from Rotterdam?

The fastest way to get to Paris from Rotterdam is by flight with an average travel time of 1 h 15 min.

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

In comparison, travelling by coach can take you on average 6 h.

In comparison, travelling by train can take you on average 2 h 37 min.

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Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

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Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the airport and what is the best way to get there?
The RET Citybus 33 connects Rotterdam and Rotterdam Centraal
Rotterdam Centraal
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