How to travel from Rotterdam to Duisburg

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Travel Information to Duisburg from Rotterdam

distanceDistance103 miles (166 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$10 - $21
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $10 (€9) • 3 h 5 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $21 (€19) • 2 h 12 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Deutsche Bahn

Take a bus or train to travel 103 miles (166 km) from Rotterdam to Duisburg. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 2 h 12 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $10 (€9). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Flixbus or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Rotterdam to Duisburg.

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Travel from Rotterdam, Netherlands to Duisburg, Germany is: Partially open.

Is international entry into Duisburg from Rotterdam restricted?

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

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival to Duisburg, Germany from Rotterdam?

  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 3 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 2 hours prior to arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 9 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)

What are the COVID-19 safety measures to follow in Duisburg, Germany?

The government of Germany 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 5/17/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip from Rotterdam to Duisburg closer to your planned date of departure here.

The current restriction level for returning to Rotterdam, Netherlands from Germany is: Fully open.

Am I allowed to reenter Rotterdam, Netherlands from Duisburg, Germany?

Reentering Netherlands is currently allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany

Do I need to self-quarantine when I arrive back to Rotterdam from Duisburg?

  • There are no current restrictions

Which rules do I need to follow in Rotterdam, Netherlands regarding COVID-19?

All travelers returning to Netherlands must observe the following safety measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in the country:

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

The information above was last checked on 5/16/22. We do our best to keep this information up-to-date, but regulations can change due to the nature of the coronavirus pandemic, so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your trip back to Rotterdam from Duisburg here.

There are 2 ways to get from Rotterdam to Duisburg: bus or train.

The cheapest way to travel to Duisburg from Rotterdam is by taking a bus with an average price of $10 (€9).

This is compared to other travel options to Duisburg:

A bus is generally $11 (€10) less than a train for the same journey. Taking a train costs on average $21 (€19) from Rotterdam to Duisburg.

The fastest way to get to Duisburg from Rotterdam is by train with an average travel time of 2 h 12 min.

Other travel options to Duisburg can usually take longer:

In comparison, traveling by bus can take you on average 3 h 5 min.

The distance is approximately 103 miles (166 km) from Rotterdam to Duisburg.

The average frequency per day from Rotterdam to Duisburg is:

  • Around 5 trains per day.

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

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

  • Most travelers board their bus from Rotterdam, Conradstraat (Centraal Station) and arrive in Duisburg, Otto-Keller Strasse.
  • Most travelers catch their train from Rotterdam Centraal and arrive in Duisburg Hbf.

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

  • You can go to Duisburg from Rotterdam by bus with Flixbus. You'll see cheap bus tickets for $10 (€9) with Flixbus from Rotterdam to Duisburg on Omio.
  • You can travel by train from Rotterdam to Duisburg with Deutsche Bahn, and you can find Deutsche Bahn Rotterdam to Duisburg tickets for $21 (€19) on Omio.
Many of our customers traveling from Rotterdam to Duisburg don't make Duisburg their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after Duisburg are Berlin, Hamburg or Munich, either of which you could add to your trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Duisburg to any of these top destinations today!

Before traveling from Rotterdam to Duisburg, 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 is costing $10 (€9) one way on average.
  • A train ticket for this journey costs on average $21 (€19) one way.

But we recommend booking Rotterdam to Duisburg 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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