The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Rotterdam to Frankfurt am Main is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
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It's difficult to get from Rotterdam to Frankfurt am Main without transferring at least once.
|Distance||221 miles (356 km)|
|Average train duration||6 h 10 min|
|Average train ticket price||$51 (€45)|
|Train frequency||4 a day|
|Train companies||Deutsche Bahn with connection, Deutsche Bahn or Thalys|
Trains from Rotterdam to Frankfurt am Main cover the 221 miles (356 km) long route taking on average 6 h 10 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn with connection, Deutsche Bahn or Thalys. Normally, there are 4 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around $51 (€45), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $32 (€28). Travelers depart most frequently from Rotterdam Centraal and arrive in Frankfurt (M) Flughafen Regionalbf.
For as little as $32 (€28) you can travel by train from Rotterdam to Frankfurt am Main with Deutsche Bahn and Thalys. Omio will show you the best deals, schedules and tickets available for this journey.
Thalys is a French-Belgian high-speed train company that connects the main capital cities. For your next train between Rotterdam and Frankfurt am Main with Thalys, you can choose from these different ticket fares: Standard Mini, Standard, Comfort and Premium.
Enjoy a smooth and easy trip between Rotterdam and Frankfurt am Main with Thalys! As an official travel partner of Thalys, Omio can help you search current train schedules and timetables from Thalys, compare the best routes between Rotterdam and Frankfurt am Main as well as the class fares available for this route (including information on baggage allowance and amenities provided onboard), and buy the most affordable Thalys Rotterdam to Frankfurt am Main train ticket available today. If you search for Thalys tickets in the Omio app, you can also see if they are mobile tickets so that you can travel paperless rather than needing to wait in a line at the train station in person to purchase tickets. Once you find your ideal route, book your one-way train to Frankfurt am Main from Rotterdam on Omio or in the Omio app in just a few simple steps. You can then sit back and enjoy the 221 miles (356 km) route to Frankfurt am Main from Rotterdam with ease and comfort on a train with Thalys.
Train information from Rotterdam to Frankfurt am Main with Thalys:
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 between Rotterdam and 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.
Travel between Rotterdam, Netherlands and Frankfurt am Main, Germany by train is: Unrestricted.
International entry status: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Netherlands
Conditions of entry:
All travelers in Germany must observe these coronavirus safety measures:
The information above was last checked on 1/24/23. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Frankfurt am Main from Rotterdam as this information can change.
The current restriction level for your return trip by train from Frankfurt am Main to Rotterdam is: Unrestricted
Reentry to Netherlands is allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Germany
What are the requirements?
The government of Netherlands has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
Last checked on 1/9/23. We do our best to keep this information up to date, but regulations can change so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your train to Rotterdam from Frankfurt am Main here.
When taking a train from Rotterdam, you have a couple of train stations you can depart from including Rotterdam Centraal, Rotterdam Noord and Rotterdam Blaak. When you arrive in Frankfurt am Main, your train can arrive in train stations including Frankfurt (M) Flughafen Regionalbf, Frankfurt Main Ost and Frankfurt am Main - Stadion.
Omio customers traveling this route book their trains from Rotterdam Centraal to Frankfurt (M) Flughafen Regionalbf.
Passengers board the train most frequently from Rotterdam Centraal, which is located around 0.6 miles (875 m) away from the city center, and they get off the train at Frankfurt (M) Flughafen Regionalbf, located 9.2 miles (14.8 km) away from the city center.
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