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from Frankfurt am Main to Rotterdam

You can get from Frankfurt am Main to Rotterdam by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation

To get from Frankfurt am Main to Rotterdam on Dec 9 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

05:44AMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf5h02 10:46AMRotterdam Centraal
3 changes
$461One-way
Cheapest
05:25AMFrankfurt am Main6h50 12:15PMRotterdam, Conradstraat
0 changes
$221One-way
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10:10AMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf4h36 02:46PMRotterdam Centraal
3 changes
$601One-way
05:42AMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf6h04 11:46AMRotterdam Centraal
4 changes
$341One-way
04:29PMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf4h39 09:08PMRotterdam Centraal
2 changes
$601One-way

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Thu
Dec 9
$34Deutsche Bahn
$22STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
Fri
Dec 10
$34Deutsche Bahn
$36Flixbus
Sat
Dec 11
$34Deutsche Bahn
$24STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
Sun
Dec 12
$34Deutsche Bahn
$42Flixbus
Tue
Dec 14
$34Deutsche Bahn
$40Flixbus
Thu
Dec 16
$34Deutsche Bahn
$24STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
Fri
Dec 17
$34Deutsche Bahn
$24STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
Sat
Dec 18
$34Deutsche Bahn
$24STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
Sun
Dec 19
$34Deutsche Bahn
$24STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
Mon
Dec 20
$34Deutsche Bahn
$24STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
Tue
Dec 21
$34Deutsche Bahn
$24STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
Wed
Dec 22
$36Deutsche Bahn
$24STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
Thu
Dec 23
$34Deutsche Bahn
$35Union Ivkoni International
Fri
Dec 24
$34Deutsche Bahn
$35Union Ivkoni International
Sat
Dec 25
$34Deutsche Bahn
$35Union Ivkoni International
Sun
Dec 26
$34Deutsche Bahn
$24STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
Mon
Dec 27
$34Deutsche Bahn
$24STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
Tue
Dec 28
$34Deutsche Bahn
$24STUDENT AGENCY k.s.

Travel Information between Frankfurt am Main and Rotterdam

distanceDistance221 miles (356 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$24 - $36
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $24 (€20) • 6 h 50 min
carriersPopular travel companiesSTUDENT AGENCY k. S. Or Deutsche Bahn

Travel 221 miles (356 km) by bus or train between Frankfurt am Main and Rotterdam. A bus is best for those looking to save money on this route, with tickets costing about $24 (€20). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are STUDENT AGENCY k. S. Or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus from Frankfurt am Main to Rotterdam.

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How to get from Frankfurt am Main to Rotterdam

The Best Way According to our Users

Whether it is for business or leisure, in order to travel from Frankfurt am Main to Rotterdam, 71,43% of our customers choose the train as their preferred mode of transportation. By traveling by train on this route, you can enjoy the comfort of spacious seats, spectacular views—and in some cases free Wi-Fi—in both second and first class. Our customers have decided that the train is the best way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Rotterdam and have chosen to enjoy this fast, safe and efficient way to arrive at their destination. Taking the train also avoids long lines or potential expenses for transfers to/from the station—especially since most main railway stations are located in the city center. Train companies in Europe vary from country to country, but most of them offer high-speed train routes, therefore when you add up at the end-to-end journey time, the train is often also the fastest way to get to your destination.

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FAQs

What are the international travel restrictions for Netherlands due to COVID-19 if I’m traveling to Rotterdam from Frankfurt am Main?

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

Can travelers from Germany enter Netherlands?

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

Are there rules for self-quarantine when arriving to Rotterdam from Frankfurt am Main?

Conditions of entry into Netherlands:

  • 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

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: Mandatory

This information was last checked on 12/7/21. 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 to Rotterdam from Frankfurt am Main.

What are the COVID-19 restrictions on returning to Germany from Rotterdam, Netherlands?

Return travel to Frankfurt am Main, Germany from Netherlands is: Partially open.

Are there any travel restrictions on reentering Germany from Netherlands?

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

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

Requirements for reentering Germany:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 14 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival (certificate required)
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 5 in quarantine
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state

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 Frankfurt am Main, Germany was last verified on 12/7/21. 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 Frankfurt am Main from Rotterdam.

How do I reach Rotterdam from Frankfurt am Main?

There are 2 travel options from Frankfurt am Main to Rotterdam: bus or train.

What is the cheapest way from Frankfurt am Main to Rotterdam?

The cheapest way to travel between Frankfurt am Main and Rotterdam is by taking a bus with an average price of $24 (€20).

This is compared to other travel options to Rotterdam:

Taking a bus is usually $12 (€10) less than taking a train to Rotterdam, which costs on average $36 (€30) for the same trip.

What is the fastest way to travel to Rotterdam from Frankfurt am Main?

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

Other travel options to Rotterdam can usually take longer:

In comparison, getting to Rotterdam by bus can take on average 6 h 50 min.

In comparison, taking a train requires on average 6 h 2 min   of travel time.

How far is it from Frankfurt am Main to Rotterdam?

You should expect to travel around 221 miles (356 km) between Frankfurt am Main and Rotterdam.

How many scheduled departures are there a day from Frankfurt am Main to Rotterdam?

The average frequency per day from Frankfurt am Main to Rotterdam is:

  • Around 5 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route from Frankfurt am Main to Rotterdam as scheduled services by bus or train can vary by season or day of the week.

What are the departure and arrival points in Frankfurt am Main and in Rotterdam?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Frankfurt am Main to Rotterdam:

  • Buses mostly depart from Frankfurt am Main, Hbf and arrive in Rotterdam, Conradstraat (Centraal Station).
  • Trains most often depart from Frankfurt am Main at Frankfurt (M) Flughafen Regionalbf and arrive in Rotterdam at Rotterdam Centraal.

Which travel operators can get me to Rotterdam from Frankfurt am Main?

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

  • You can go to Rotterdam from Frankfurt am Main by bus with STUDENT AGENCY k. S. You'll see cheap bus tickets for $24 (€20) with STUDENT AGENCY k. S. From Frankfurt am Main to Rotterdam on Omio.
  • You can go to Rotterdam from Frankfurt am Main by train with Deutsche Bahn. You'll see cheap train tickets for $36 (€30) with Deutsche Bahn from Frankfurt am Main to Rotterdam on Omio.

Is it possible to travel directly from Frankfurt am Main to Rotterdam?

Yes, there are direct services available from Frankfurt am Main to Rotterdam with the following travel companies:

  • You can travel directly by bus with Flixbus, Croatia Bus d. O. O. Or STUDENT AGENCY k. S.

Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Rotterdam as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets between Frankfurt am Main and Rotterdam.

What is another destination I should add to my tour from Frankfurt am Main to Rotterdam?

Looking to extend your trip from Frankfurt am Main to Rotterdam? Many Omio customers who go from Frankfurt am Main to Rotterdam usually extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Amsterdam, Brussels or Paris. If you're looking to explore Amsterdam, Brussels or Paris from Rotterdam, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.

How far in advance should I buy tickets to Rotterdam from Frankfurt am Main online to get the best deals?

When planning your trip from Frankfurt am Main to Rotterdam, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to purchase and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Bus tickets cost on average $24 (€20) one way.
  • Train tickets are costing on average $36 (€30) one way.

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