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from Milan to Rotterdam

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

Our recommendation

To get from Milan to Rotterdam on Oct 23 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

11:20AMMilan Centrale12h35 11:55PMRotterdam Centraal
6 changes
$1721One-way
Cheapest
11:20AMMilan Centrale12h35 11:55PMRotterdam Centraal
6 changes
$1721One-way
Other options
11:20AMMilan Centrale13h35 12:55AMRotterdam Centraal
4 changes
$1721One-way
06:45PMMilan20h15 03:00PMRotterdam, Conradstraat
1 changes
$1841One-way

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Fri
Oct 22
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$113Flixbus
Sat
Oct 23
$172Deutsche Bahn
$143Flixbus
Sun
Oct 24
$197Deutsche Bahn
$86Flixbus
Mon
Oct 25
$86Deutsche Bahn
$58Flixbus
Tue
Oct 26
$86Deutsche Bahn
$115BlaBlaCar Bus
Wed
Oct 27
$98Deutsche Bahn
$69Flixbus
Thu
Oct 28
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$75Flixbus
Fri
Oct 29
$361Deutsche Bahn
$221BlaBlaCar Bus
Sat
Oct 30
$74Deutsche Bahn
$75Flixbus
Sun
Oct 31
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$96BlaBlaCar Bus
Mon
Nov 1
$86Deutsche Bahn
$105BlaBlaCar Bus
Tue
Nov 2
$148Deutsche Bahn
$60Flixbus
Wed
Nov 3
$98Deutsche Bahn
$57Flixbus
Thu
Nov 4
$86Deutsche Bahn
$57Flixbus
Fri
Nov 5
$74Deutsche Bahn
$77Flixbus
Sat
Nov 6
$74Deutsche Bahn
$58Flixbus
Sun
Nov 7
$246Deutsche Bahn
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Mon
Nov 8
$123Deutsche Bahn
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Tue
Nov 9
$98Deutsche Bahn
$66Flixbus
Wed
Nov 10
$98Deutsche Bahn
$56Flixbus
Thu
Nov 11
$98Deutsche Bahn
$55BlaBlaCar Bus

Travel Information between Milan and Rotterdam

distanceDistance494 miles (796 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$59 - $98
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $59 (€48) • 19 h 30 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $98 (€80) • 12 h 26 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Deutsche Bahn

Take a bus or train to travel 494 miles (796 km) to Rotterdam from Milan. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 12 h 26 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $59 (€48). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Flixbus or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from Milan to Rotterdam.

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FAQs
What are the international travel restrictions for Netherlands due to COVID-19 if I’m traveling between Milan and Rotterdam?

Travel between Milan, Italy and Rotterdam, Netherlands is: Partially open.

Can travelers from Italy enter Netherlands?

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

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

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 10/20/21. 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 between Milan and Rotterdam.

Are there restrictions on my return trip to Milan, Italy from Rotterdam, Netherlands due to COVID-19?

Return travel to Milan, Italy from Netherlands is: Partially open.

Are there any travel restrictions on reentering Italy from Netherlands?

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

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

Requirements for reentering Italy:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival or 5 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

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

All travelers must abide by the following measures in Italy 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 Milan, Italy was last verified on 10/22/21. 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 Milan from Rotterdam.

How do I get from Milan to Rotterdam?

There are 2 ways to travel from Milan to Rotterdam including taking a bus or train.

What is the cheapest way to travel from Milan to Rotterdam?

The cheapest way to get from Milan to Rotterdam is by taking a bus. You can find average ticket prices around $59 (€48) compared to other travel options to Rotterdam:

Taking a bus is about $39 (€32) less than taking a train, which costs on average $98 (€80) for this trip.

What is the fastest way to get from Milan to Rotterdam?

The fastest way to get to Rotterdam from Milan is by train with an average travel time of 12 h 26 min.

Other travel options to Rotterdam can usually take longer:

In comparison, traveling by bus can take you on average 19 h 30 min.

What is the distance from Milan to Rotterdam?

The Milan to Rotterdam distance is around 494 miles (796 km).

How many scheduled departures are there a day from Milan to Rotterdam?

The average frequency per day from Milan to Rotterdam is:

  • 1 train per day.

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

Where do people depart from and arrive in when traveling from Milan to Rotterdam?

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

  • Buses mostly depart from Milan, Stazione Centrale and arrive in Rotterdam, Conradstraat (Centraal Station).
  • Trains from Milan to Rotterdam most often leave from Milano Centrale and arrive in Rotterdam Centraal.
Who can get me from Milan to Rotterdam?

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

  • Travel with Flixbus to go to Rotterdam by bus. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Flixbus Milan to Rotterdam tickets on Omio for $59 (€48).
  • Deutsche Bahn can get you to Rotterdam by train. You can find a good deal for train tickets with Deutsche Bahn from Milan to Rotterdam for $98 (€80) on Omio.
Is there a direct service between Milan and Rotterdam?

Yes, there are direct routes from Milan to Rotterdam with the following travel companies:

  • You can check for a direct train to Rotterdam with with 1 direct train per day.

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

What is another destination I should add to my tour from Milan to Rotterdam?
Many of our customers traveling from Milan 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!
How early should I purchase Milan to Rotterdam tickets online to score the best deals?

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

  • Bus tickets cost on average $59 (€48) one way.
  • Train tickets are costing on average $98 (€80) one way.

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

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