How to travel from Bielefeld to Rotterdam

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Travel Information from Bielefeld to Rotterdam

distanceDistance172 miles (277 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight, ferry or train
priceTicket price range$20 - $45
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $20 (€19) • 4 h 24 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $20 (€19) • 4 h 24 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Deutsche Bahn

Take a bus, flight, ferry or train to travel 172 miles (277 km) to Rotterdam from Bielefeld. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 4 h 24 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as $20 (€19). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Flixbus or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Bielefeld to Rotterdam.

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Travel between Bielefeld, Germany and Rotterdam, Netherlands is: Fully open.

Can travelers from Germany enter Netherlands?

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

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

Conditions of entry into Netherlands:

  • There are no current restrictions

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 7/28/22. 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 journey between Bielefeld and Rotterdam.

The current restriction level for returning to Bielefeld, Germany from Netherlands is: Fully open.

Am I allowed to reenter Bielefeld, Germany from Rotterdam, Netherlands?

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

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

  • There are no current restrictions

Which rules do I need to follow in Bielefeld, Germany regarding COVID-19?

All travelers returning to Germany 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 8/8/22. 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 Bielefeld from Rotterdam here.

There are 4 travel options from Bielefeld to Rotterdam: bus, flight, ferry or train.

The cheapest way to travel from Bielefeld to Rotterdam is by taking a train with an average price of $20 (€19).

This is compared to other travel options to Rotterdam:

Taking a train is usually $25 (€23) less than taking a bus to Rotterdam, which costs on average $45 (€42) for the same trip.

A train is generally $23 (€21) less than a flight for the same route. Taking a flight costs on average $43 (€40) from Bielefeld to Rotterdam.

The fastest way from Bielefeld to Rotterdam is by train with an average journey time of 4 h 24 min.

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

In comparison, going by bus can take 8 h 20 min   on average.

In comparison, going by flight can take 0 h 0 min   on average.

Rotterdam is approximately 172 miles (277 km) away from Bielefeld.

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from Bielefeld to Rotterdam:

  • Most travelers take a bus from Bielefeld, Bf Brackwede to Rotterdam, Conradstraat (Centraal Station).
  • Most travelers catch their train from Bielefeld Hbf and arrive in Rotterdam Centraal.

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

  • You can travel by bus to Rotterdam from Bielefeld with Flixbus, and you can find Flixbus Bielefeld to Rotterdam tickets for $45 (€42) on Omio.
  • You can take a train from Bielefeld to Rotterdam with Deutsche Bahn. Cheap tickets can be found for $20 (€19) with Deutsche Bahn from Bielefeld to Rotterdam.
Many of our customers traveling from Bielefeld to Rotterdam don't make Rotterdam their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after Rotterdam are Amsterdam, Brussels or Paris, either of which you could add to your trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Rotterdam to any of these top destinations today!

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

  • A bus ticket for this journey costs on average $45 (€42) one way.
  • A plane ticket for this route is costing $43 (€40) one way on average.
  • A train ticket for this route is costing $20 (€19) one way on average.

But we recommend booking Bielefeld 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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