The cheapest trains from Rotterdam to Frankfurt am Main

Showing times and prices for Oct 28

Cheapest

$84

Average

$126

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

The average ticket from Rotterdam to Frankfurt am Main will cost around $ 126 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 84.

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09:05PMRotterdam Centraal7h43 04:48AMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf
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$841One-way
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06:20PMRotterdam Centraal5h53 12:13AMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf
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$841One-way
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12:05AMRotterdam Centraal9h36 09:41AMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf
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$841One-way
2nd Cheapest
06:20AMRotterdam Centraal4h11 10:31AMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf
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$991One-way
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07:50AMRotterdam Centraal5h39 01:29PMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf
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$991One-way

Timetable Rotterdam to Frankfurt am Main

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12:05AMRotterdam Centraal9h26 09:31AMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf
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12:05AMRotterdam Centraal9h36 09:41AMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf
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06:20AMRotterdam Centraal4h11 10:31AMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf
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06:20AMRotterdam Centraal5h55 12:15PMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf
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07:50AMRotterdam Centraal5h39 01:29PMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf
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07:50AMRotterdam Centraal4h25 12:15PMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf
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08:10AMRotterdam Centraal5h21 01:31PMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf
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10:20AMRotterdam Centraal5h53 04:13PMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf
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10:20AMRotterdam Centraal4h11 02:31PMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf
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12:20PMRotterdam Centraal5h53 06:13PMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf
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12:20PMRotterdam Centraal4h11 04:31PMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf
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12:35PMRotterdam Centraal7h25 08:00PMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf
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02:20PMRotterdam Centraal4h11 06:31PMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf
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04:20PMRotterdam Centraal4h11 08:31PMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf
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04:20PMRotterdam Centraal5h53 10:13PMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf
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06:20PMRotterdam Centraal5h53 12:13AMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf
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06:20PMRotterdam Centraal4h11 10:31PMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf
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09:05PMRotterdam Centraal7h43 04:48AMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf
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10:10PMRotterdam Centraal11h21 09:31AMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf
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10:14PMRotterdam Centraal11h17 09:31AMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf
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Wed
Oct 27
$57Deutsche Bahn
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Oct 28
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$34Deutsche Bahn
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The fastest trains from Rotterdam to Frankfurt am Main

Showing times and prices for Oct 28

Fastest Journey

4 h 11 m

Average

6 h 20 m

Trains per day

20

Distance

356 km

It's difficult to get from Rotterdam to Frankfurt am Main without transferring at least once.

Fastest
06:20AMRotterdam Centraal4h11 10:31AMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf
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$981One-way
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02:20PMRotterdam Centraal4h11 06:31PMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf
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$1131One-way
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06:20PMRotterdam Centraal4h11 10:31PMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf
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$981One-way
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04:20PMRotterdam Centraal4h11 08:31PMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf
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$1131One-way
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10:20AMRotterdam Centraal4h11 02:31PMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf
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$1411One-way

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Train Information from Rotterdam to Frankfurt am Main

distanceDistance221 miles (356 km)
durationAverage train duration7 h 43 min
priceAverage train ticket price$43 (€35)
frequencyTrain frequency8 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 8 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesDeutsche Bahn or Deutsche Bahn with connection

Trains from Rotterdam to Frankfurt am Main cover the 221 miles (356 km) long journey taking on average 7 h 43 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn or Deutsche Bahn with connection. Normally, there are 8 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this route for as low as $34 (€28), but the average price of train tickets is $43 (€35). Travelers depart most frequently from Rotterdam Centraal and arrive in Frankfurt (Main) Flughafen.

Train companies

Deutsche Bahn from Rotterdam to Frankfurt am Main

For as little as $34 (€28) you can travel by train from Rotterdam to Frankfurt am Main with Deutsche Bahn. Omio will show you the best deals, schedules and tickets available for this trip.

Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn (DB) is the main provider of train services in Germany, making on average 40, 000 journeys per day. A special feature of Deutsche Bahn is its wide range of ticket types, savings offers including Super Saver, Saver, and Flexible fares and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use for your train from Rotterdam to Frankfurt am Main. DB uses different types of trains such as the ICE (Intercity Express), IC (Intercity), EC (Eurocity), IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional Express) and RB (Regionalbahn) on its routes, which differ in terms of comfort and the time required to travel. For example, while bathrooms are standard amenities, services like an onboard restaurant or free WiFi are only available on certain trains.

Train information from Rotterdam to Frankfurt am Main with Deutsche Bahn:

  • Average Duration: 6 h 15 min
  • Average Price: $34
  • Deutsche Bahn frequency: 8 a day

Please follow the recommendations outlined by Deutsche Bahn when booking your train tickets between Rotterdam and Frankfurt am Main due to the coronavirus:

  • Normal conditions apply
  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended

Travel Tips

Trains from Rotterdam to Frankfurt am Main
Travel by train to Frankfurt am Main 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 Frankfurt am Main.
FAQs
What COVID-19 travel safety information and restrictions should I be aware of for my train from Rotterdam to Frankfurt am Main?

Travel by train between Rotterdam, Netherlands and Frankfurt am Main, Germany is: Partially open.

Is international entry into Frankfurt am Main 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 Germany from Rotterdam?

Entry Requirements:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 10 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 5 in quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from compulsory quarantine (certificate needed)
  • Pre-arrival health declaration
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

What are the safety rules to follow in Frankfurt am Main, Germany?

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

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

The above information was last checked on 10/27/21. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train between Rotterdam and Frankfurt am Main closer to your date of departure here

What are the COVID-19 restrictions for my return trip to Netherlands from Frankfurt am Main, Germany?

Return travel from Germany to Netherlands is: Partially open.

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Rotterdam from Frankfurt am Main?

Entry into Netherlands is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Netherlands from Frankfurt am Main?

Requirements for reentering:

  • 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:

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

Last checked on 10/27/21. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to the travel date of your train to Rotterdam from Frankfurt am Main.

How much do cheap trains from Rotterdam to Frankfurt am Main cost?
Train tickets between Rotterdam and Frankfurt am Main for some dates and times can be found for as cheap as $34 (€28)  one way in the next 7 days.
How much does it cost to take a train between Rotterdam and Frankfurt am Main?
If you are looking to buy your train ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Rotterdam to Frankfurt am Main train to cost on average $43 (€35)  one way.
How far is Frankfurt am Main from Rotterdam by train?
You should expect to travel around 221 miles (356 km)  to Frankfurt am Main from Rotterdam by train.
How long is the train between Rotterdam and Frankfurt am Main?
While the time it takes to travel 221 miles (356 km) to Frankfurt am Main from Rotterdam can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays, the Rotterdam to Frankfurt am Main train journey time is on average 7 h 43 min.
What station does the train from Rotterdam to Frankfurt am Main depart from? Which Frankfurt am Main train station do I come into from Rotterdam?

When departing from Rotterdam, you have various train station options to start your route from including Rotterdam Centraal, Rotterdam Central Station and Rotterdam Noord. When arriving in Frankfurt am Main, you can end your route in train stations like Frankfurt (Main) Flughafen, Frankfurt Main Ost and Frankfurt am Main - Stadion.

Omio customers book a train from Rotterdam Centraal   to Frankfurt (Main) Flughafen   most frequently for this route.

Where is the train station in Rotterdam? Where is the train station in Frankfurt am Main?

Passengers board the train most frequently from Rotterdam Centraal, which is located around 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from the city center, and they get off the train at Frankfurt (Main) Flughafen, located 6 mile (s) / 10 km away from the city center.

Which train providers should I travel with from Rotterdam to Frankfurt am Main?
If you're looking for trains from Rotterdam to Frankfurt am Main, you can rely on Deutsche Bahn or Deutsche Bahn with connection to get you to Frankfurt am Main. It's also good to check out all possible train companies for the Rotterdam to Frankfurt am Main journey to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
How many train services are there between Rotterdam and Frankfurt am Main a day?
On average, there are 8 trains a day from Rotterdam to Frankfurt am Main. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
What are the first and last departure train times from Rotterdam to Frankfurt am Main?
The first Rotterdam to Frankfurt am Main train departs at 7: 14 AM   and the last train from Rotterdam to Frankfurt am Main leaves at 10: 05 PM. Check out the most up-to-date train schedule from Rotterdam to Frankfurt am Main on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.
How far in advance should I buy a train ticket from Rotterdam to Frankfurt am Main to get the best deals?
The price of a one way train ticket from Rotterdam to Frankfurt am Main is on average $43 (€35) if you buy within the next 7 days. But we recommend booking tickets before your planned travel date to find the best prices for trains from all possible train providers offering this journey. In general, you can find train tickets from Rotterdam to Frankfurt am Main available a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Rotterdam
Frankfurt am Main
Rotterdam Centraal is the most popular Rotterdam railway station for Omio travelers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Rotterdam for your trip to Frankfurt am Main.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
ATMATM
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