How to travel from Frankfurt am Main to Rotterdam

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Travel Information from Frankfurt am Main to Rotterdam

distanceDistance221 miles (356 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, ferry, flight or train
priceTicket price range$25 - $62
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $25 (€23) • 6 h 50 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $62 (€57) • 5 h 59 min
carriersPopular travel companiesSTUDENT AGENCY k. S. Or Deutsche Bahn

Take a bus, ferry, flight or train to travel 221 miles (356 km) between Frankfurt am Main and Rotterdam. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 5 h 59 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $25 (€23). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are STUDENT AGENCY k. S. Or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from Frankfurt am Main to Rotterdam.

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

Can travelers from Germany enter Netherlands?

International entry is allowed at this time for: Entry is unrestricted 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:

  • 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 11/17/22. 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 from Frankfurt am Main to Rotterdam.

Return travel to Frankfurt am Main, 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 Frankfurt am Main, 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 Frankfurt am Main from Rotterdam.

There are 4 ways that you can travel from Frankfurt am Main to Rotterdam. You can take a bus, ferry, flight or train.

The cheapest way to go to Rotterdam from Frankfurt am Main is by taking a bus, which costs on average $25 (€23).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Rotterdam:

A bus is $18 (€16) less than a flight for this trip with tickets for a flight from Frankfurt am Main to Rotterdam costing on average $43 (€39).

Taking a bus is about $37 (€34) less than taking a train, which costs on average $62 (€57) for this route.

The fastest way from Frankfurt am Main to Rotterdam is by train with an average journey time of 5 h 59 min.

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

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

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

The distance from Frankfurt am Main to Rotterdam is approximately 221 miles (356 km).

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

  • Around 4 buses per day.
  • Around 6 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip to Rotterdam from Frankfurt am Main 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 Frankfurt am Main to Rotterdam:

  • Buses mostly leave from Frankfurt am Main, Flughafen (Terminal 1) and tend to arrive in Rotterdam, Conradstraat (Centraal Station).
  • Flights from Frankfurt am Main to Rotterdam most often leave from Frankfurt am Main Airport and arrive in Rotterdam The Hague Airport.
  • Trains most often depart from Frankfurt am Main at Frankfurt (M) Flughafen Regionalbf and arrive in Rotterdam at Rotterdam Centraal.

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

  • Travel with STUDENT AGENCY k. S. For buses to Rotterdam. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for STUDENT AGENCY k. S. Frankfurt am Main to Rotterdam tickets on Omio for $25 (€23).
  • Travel with Deutsche Bahn to go to Rotterdam by train. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Deutsche Bahn Frankfurt am Main to Rotterdam tickets on Omio for $62 (€57).

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

  • You can take a direct bus with Flixbus or STUDENT AGENCY k. S. With 3 direct buses per day.

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 to Rotterdam from Frankfurt am Main.

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.

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

  • Bus tickets are costing $25 (€23) one way on average.
  • Plane tickets are costing $43 (€39) one way on average.
  • Train tickets are costing on average $62 (€57) 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.

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