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from Paris to Rotterdam

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Wed
Oct 20
$151Thalys
$55Flixbus
Thu
Oct 21
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$32Flixbus
Fri
Oct 22
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$43Flixbus
Sat
Oct 23
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$48BlaBlaCar Bus
Sun
Oct 24
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$54Flixbus
Mon
Oct 25
$151Thalys
$30Flixbus
Tue
Oct 26
$109Thalys
$20Flixbus
Wed
Oct 27
$136Thalys
$23BlaBlaCar Bus
Thu
Oct 28
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$30BlaBlaCar Bus
Fri
Oct 29
$236Thalys
$48BlaBlaCar Bus
Sat
Oct 30
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$41Flixbus
Sun
Oct 31
$151Thalys
$35Flixbus
Mon
Nov 1
$109Thalys
$30Flixbus
Tue
Nov 2
$109Thalys
$20BlaBlaCar Bus
Wed
Nov 3
$109Thalys
$20BlaBlaCar Bus
Thu
Nov 4
$109Thalys
$20Flixbus
Fri
Nov 5
$109Thalys
$20BlaBlaCar Bus
Sat
Nov 6
$89Thalys
$20BlaBlaCar Bus
Sun
Nov 7
$109Thalys
$23BlaBlaCar Bus
Mon
Nov 8
$109Thalys
$20BlaBlaCar Bus
Tue
Nov 9
$89Thalys
$23Flixbus

Travel Information between Paris and Rotterdam

distanceDistance231 miles (373 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$21 - $135
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $21 (€17) • 6 h 10 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Thalys

Travel 231 miles (373 km) by bus or train from Paris to Rotterdam. A bus is best for those looking to save money on this route, with tickets costing about $21 (€17). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Flixbus or Thalys among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Paris to Rotterdam.

How to get from Paris to Rotterdam

The Best Way According to our Users

Whether it is for business or leisure, in order to travel from Paris to Rotterdam, 52,50% 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 Paris 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
Am I allowed to travel from Paris, France to Rotterdam, Netherlands?

Travel from Paris, France to Rotterdam, Netherlands is: Partially open.

Is international entry into Rotterdam from Paris restricted?

International entry is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of France.

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

  • 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

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: Mandatory

The above information was last verified on 10/17/21. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip from Paris to Rotterdam closer to your planned date of departure here.

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

Return travel to Paris, France from Netherlands is: Partially open.

Are there any travel restrictions on reentering France from Netherlands?

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

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

Requirements for reentering France:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 1 days before arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Health declaration required

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

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

  • Social distance: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face masks: Mandatory

The above information about your return travel to Paris, France was last verified on 10/19/21. 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 Paris from Rotterdam.

How do I travel from Paris to Rotterdam?

There are 2 travel options from Paris to Rotterdam: bus or train.

What is the cheapest way to go from Paris to Rotterdam?

The cheapest way to get from Paris to Rotterdam is by taking a bus. You can find average ticket prices around $21 (€17) compared to other travel options to Rotterdam:

Taking a bus is usually $114 (€93) less than taking a train to Rotterdam, which costs on average $135 (€110) for the same trip.

What is the fastest way from Paris to Rotterdam?

The fastest way from Paris to Rotterdam is by flight with an average journey time of 1 h 15 min.

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

In comparison, going by bus can take 6 h 10 min   on average.

In comparison, going by train can take 2 h 37 min   on average.

What is the distance between Paris and Rotterdam?

The Paris to Rotterdam distance is around 231 miles (373 km).

How many services a day are there from Paris to Rotterdam?

The average frequency per day from Paris to Rotterdam is:

  • Around 6 trains per day.

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

Where do I depart from Paris? Where do I arrive in Rotterdam?

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

  • Most travelers take a bus from Paris, Quai de Bercy (Bercy Seine) to Rotterdam, Conradstraat (Centraal Station).
  • Most travelers board their train from Paris Gare de Lyon and arrive in Rotterdam Centraal.
Which travel companies can get me from Paris to Rotterdam?

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Paris 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 Paris to Rotterdam tickets on Omio for $21 (€17).
  • Travel with Thalys for trains to Rotterdam. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Thalys Paris to Rotterdam tickets on Omio for $135 (€110).
Where else should I travel to after my journey from Paris to Rotterdam ends?
Many of our customers who book a trip from Paris to Rotterdam often extend their vacation and travel to other popular destinations like Amsterdam, Brussels or London. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Paris and Rotterdam itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Rotterdam and any of these top destinations today!
When should I purchase a ticket from Paris to Rotterdam online to score the best deals?

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

  • A bus ticket is costing on average $21 (€17) one way for this journey.
  • A train ticket for this journey costs on average $135 (€110) one way.

But we recommend booking Paris 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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