How to travel from Düsseldorf to Rotterdam

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from Düsseldorf to Rotterdam

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

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To get from Düsseldorf to Rotterdam on Dec 01 we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

09:00AMDüsseldorf3h15 12:15PMRotterdam, Conradstraat
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09:00AMDüsseldorf3h15 12:15PMRotterdam, Conradstraat
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06:25AMDüsseldorf Hbf3h00 09:25AMRotterdam Centraal
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05:48PMDüsseldorf Hbf2h58 08:46PMRotterdam Centraal
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07:48AMDüsseldorf Hbf2h58 10:46AMRotterdam Centraal
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Travel Information between Düsseldorf and Rotterdam

distanceDistance109 miles (176 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, ferry, flight or train
priceTicket price range$3 - $50
fastestFastest modeTrain • $50 (€48) • 2 h 28 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Deutsche Bahn

Travel 109 miles (176 km) by bus, ferry, flight or train to Rotterdam from Düsseldorf. The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Flixbus or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Düsseldorf to Rotterdam.

How to get from Düsseldorf to Rotterdam

The Best Way According to our Users

If you want to travel from Düsseldorf to Rotterdam there are several options available to you. For this route, however, 61,54% of our customers choose the bus as their preferred method of transportation. Nowadays, traveling by bus is a relaxing and entertaining experience. Most bus companies offer different on-board services; ranging from "welcome drinks" to free wi-fi or personal entertainment. For this reason, the bus is often chosen as the best way to get from Düsseldorf to Rotterdam. Bus companies normally offer comfortable journeys for reasonable prices, and if you choose to travel on a night bus you can even save the money of one night in a hotel. For that reason, the bus is most likely the cheapest way to get to your destination.

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Travel Tips: Travel to Rotterdam 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 Düsseldorf to Rotterdam.
FAQs

Travel from Düsseldorf, Germany to Rotterdam, Netherlands is: Unrestricted.

Is international entry into Rotterdam from Düsseldorf restricted?

International entry is currently allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Germany.

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival to Rotterdam, Netherlands from Düsseldorf?

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the COVID-19 safety measures to follow in Rotterdam, Netherlands?

The government of Netherlands has imposed the following measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

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

The above information was last verified on 11/17/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip from Düsseldorf to Rotterdam closer to your planned date of departure here.

Return travel to Düsseldorf, Germany from Netherlands is: Unrestricted.

Are there any travel restrictions on reentering Germany from Netherlands?

Entry into Germany is allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Netherlands.

Are there requirements to self-quarantine on arrival into Germany from Netherlands?

Requirements for reentering Germany:

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the requirements for social distancing and wearing face masks in Germany?

All travelers must abide by the following measures in Germany to reduce the spread of coronavirus in the country:

  • Social distance: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face masks: Mandatory

The above information about your return travel to Düsseldorf, Germany was last verified on 11/6/22. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to your planned date of travel to Düsseldorf from Rotterdam.

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

The cheapest way to go to Rotterdam from Düsseldorf is by taking a flight, which costs on average $3 (€3).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Rotterdam:

Taking a flight is usually $42 (€40) less than taking a bus to Rotterdam, which costs on average $45 (€43) for the same trip.

Taking a flight is about $47 (€45) less than taking a train, which costs on average $50 (€48) for this trip.

The fastest way from Düsseldorf to Rotterdam is by train with an average journey time of 2 h 28 min.

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

In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 3 h 15 min   of travel time.

In comparison, getting to Rotterdam by flight can take on average 0 h 0 min.

The distance from Düsseldorf to Rotterdam is approximately 109 miles (176 km).

The average frequency per day from Düsseldorf to Rotterdam is:

  • Around 4 buses per day.
  • 13 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip from Düsseldorf to Rotterdam as scheduled services by bus, ferry, flight or train can vary by season or day of the week.

These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Düsseldorf to Rotterdam:

  • Buses mostly leave from Düsseldorf, Hbf, Worringer Straße and tend to arrive in Rotterdam, Conradstraat (Centraal Station).
  • Flights from Düsseldorf to Rotterdam most often leave from Dusseldorf Airport and arrive in Rotterdam The Hague Airport.
  • Trains mostly depart from Düsseldorf Hbf and arrive in Rotterdam Centraal.

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

  • Flixbus can take you to Rotterdam by bus. If searching for a good deal on buses, you can find tickets for Flixbus from Düsseldorf to Rotterdam for $45 (€43).
  • Deutsche Bahn can take you to Rotterdam by train. If searching for a good deal on trains, you can find tickets for Deutsche Bahn from Düsseldorf to Rotterdam for $50 (€48).
Your trip from Düsseldorf to Rotterdam doesn't have to end in Rotterdam. Many of our customers like to extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Amsterdam, Brussels or Paris. If you’d like to add Amsterdam, Brussels or Paris to your Düsseldorf to Rotterdam tour, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Rotterdam today!

Before traveling from Düsseldorf 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 (€43) one way.
  • A plane ticket costs $3 (€3) one way on average for this route.
  • A train ticket for this journey costs on average $50 (€48) one way.

But we recommend booking Düsseldorf 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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