Bus Frankfurt - Rotterdam prices from $16.02

05/19/2024
+ Add return
Stay with Booking.com

Find the cheapest ticket for your trip

More
More
More

Frankfurt to Rotterdam by bus

The journey from Frankfurt to Rotterdam by bus is 221.53 mi and takes 10 hr 20 min. There are 37 connections per day, with the first departure at 12:05 AM and the last at 11:30 PM. It is possible to travel from Frankfurt to Rotterdam by bus for as little as $16.02 or as much as $120.80. The best price for this journey is $16.02.

Lowest Price$16.02
Journey Duration10 hr 20 min
Connection per Day37
Lowest Price$16.02
Highest Price$120.80
First Departure12:05 AM
Last Departure11:30 PM
Distance221.53 mi
DepartureFrankfurt
ArrivalRotterdam
CarriersUnion Ivkoni, RegioJetMore

Frankfurt to Rotterdam Bus Times

Departure date
Sunday, May 19, 2024

Use Virail to find the best way to travel from Frankfurt to Rotterdam

Virail's search tool will provide you with the options you need when you want to go from Frankfurt to Rotterdam. All you need to do is enter the dates of your planned journey, and let us take care of everything else. Our engine does the hard work, searching through thousands of routes offered by our trusted travel partners to show you options for traveling by train, bus, plane, or carpool. You can filter the results to suit your needs. There are a number of filtering options, including price, one-way or round trip, departure or arrival time, duration of journey, or number of connections. Soon you'll find the best choice for your journey. When you're ready, Virail will transfer you to the provider's website to complete the booking. No matter where you're going, get there with Virail.

How much will I pay for bus tickets from Frankfurt to Rotterdam?

When you're traveling from Frankfurt to Rotterdam, you can expect to pay an average of approximately $48.74. You might be able to find prices as low as $16.02, but it all depends on how you travel. Some forms of transport are cheaper than others, and prices will vary according to time of day, day of the week, season, and other factors. For the cheapest bus tickets, make your reservation well in advance. If you can, travel at an off-peak time, as bus ticket prices will often be reduced. You might also be able to save money by booking a connecting journey, rather than a direct route. Be sure to check the conditions of the ticket before booking, as sometimes cheaper bus tickets cannot be changed or refunded. Use Virail to check your options before booking, to ensure that you find the lowest price for your journey.
Unfortunately, no price was found for your trip from Frankfurt to Rotterdam. Selecting a new departure or arrival city, without dramatically changing your itinerary could help you find price results.
On average, you can expect to spend around $48.74 for your bus ticket. Virail will help you find a journey that fits your budget. You can expect prices to vary between different travel providers and methods of transport; often, faster journeys will cost more than slower routes. If your travel dates are flexible, you might be able to find cheaper bus tickets, as prices may fluctuate a little from day to day. You may also find lower prices by booking at certain times of day, avoiding rush hour traffic. Another tip for travelers on a tight budget is to look for connecting journeys. Sometimes it can be cheaper to make a change or two along the way, rather than traveling on a direct route from Frankfurt to Rotterdam.

How long is the journey from Frankfurt to Rotterdam by bus?

With a distance of 221.53 mi between Frankfurt and Rotterdam, it will usually take 10 hr 20 min to complete the journey. This average figure may vary from day to day. Delays could be caused by unexpected weather conditions, roadworks or construction, local events, or other unforeseen circumstances. Remember that your journey may take longer than 10 hr 20 min. Make your plans with this in mind to avoid disappointment, particularly if you are traveling on a tight schedule. The distance between Frankfurt and Rotterdam is around 221.53 mi. Depending on the exact route and provider you travel with, your journey time can vary. On average, this journey will take approximately 10 hr 20 min. However, the fastest routes between Frankfurt and Rotterdam take 6 hr 20 min. If a fast journey is a priority for you when traveling, look out for express services that may get you there faster. Some flexibility may be necessary when booking. Often, these services only leave at particular times of day - or even on certain days of the week. You may also find a faster journey by taking an indirect route and connecting in another station along the way.

How many daily journeys are there from Frankfurt to Rotterdam?

The exact number of journeys from Frankfurt to Rotterdam can vary from day to day. Some services may only run on particular days of the week, while others might be seasonal. In general, an average of 37 departures leave each day. These are run by a number of different transport providers, including . On particularly busy days, there can be up to departures. You can usually expect there to be more connections on weekdays. Many providers run fewer journeys on weekends or public holidays. As a traveler, you may prefer to take a direct route from Frankfurt to Rotterdam. However, you will find more options available to you if you are willing to take a connecting route. These pass through one or more different cities, and you'll have to change along the way. Not all travelers feel comfortable making multiple connections, but if you are, then you will enjoy greater flexibility when making your booking. The exact number of daily departures from Frankfurt to Rotterdam varies, but in general, you can expect to find 15 direct connections with no changes leaving each day. Travelers who are happy to take an indirect route will find, on average, 22 journeys with one change or more. Unfortunately, no connection was found for your trip from Frankfurt to Rotterdam. Selecting a new departure or arrival city, without dramatically changing your itinerary could help you find connections.

Show full descriptionHide full description

Compare prices and tickets from Frankfurt to Rotterdam

Cheap bus tickets from Frankfurt to Rotterdam
Looking for the best deal on a train ticket for your trip? Here are 4 ways to get cheap train tickets from Frankfurt to Rotterdam.

Book in advance and save

If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from Frankfurt to Rotterdam, booking train tickets in advance is a great way to save money, but keep in mind that advance tickets are usually not available until 3 months before your travel date.

Stay flexible with your travel time and explore off-peak journeys

Planning your trips around off-peak travel times not only means that you'll be able to avoid the crowds, but can also end up saving you money. Being flexible with your schedule and considering alternative routes or times will significantly impact the amount of money you spend on getting from Frankfurt to Rotterdam.

Always check special offers

Checking on the latest deals can help save a lot of money, making it worth taking the time to browse and compare prices. So make sure you get the best deal on your ticket and take advantage of special fares for children, youth and seniors as well as discounts for groups.

Unlock the potential of slower trains or connecting trains

If you're planning a trip with some flexible time, why not opt for the scenic route? Taking slower trains or connecting trains that make more stops may save you money on your ticket – definitely worth considering if it fits in your schedule.

Show tickets by
Best time to book Frankfurt to Rotterdam travel

Virail Pro Tip ✌: Booking 10 days in advance save 10% on average

Best time to book cheap bus tickets from Frankfurt to Rotterdam

The cheapest Frankfurt - Rotterdam bus tickets can be found for as low as $22.48 if you’re lucky, or $25.90 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as $34.18.

Find the best day to travel to Rotterdam by bus

When travelling to Rotterdam by bus, if you want to avoid crowds you can check how frequently our customers are travelling in the next 30-days using the graph below. On average, the peak hours to travel are between 6:30am and 9am in the morning, or between 4pm and 7pm in the evening. Please keep this in mind when travelling to your point of departure as you may need some extra time to arrive, particularly in big cities!

Carriers on this route

Find out more about the carriers on this route.

Established in 2018, BlaBlaCar Bus was born out of BlaBlaCar's acquisition of OUIBUS in November of that same year. The company officially launched in June 2019 and has since been offering long-distance bus services across Europe. Initially known as BlaBlaBus, the company went on to adopt the name Ouibus, before finally deciding on its present name, BlaBlaCar Bus. BlaBlaCar Bus operates a network of routes that link several cities, including Aix-en-Provence, Amsterdam, Barcelona, Brussels, Genoa, Lille, London, Lyon, Marseille, Milan, Nice, Paris, Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport, San Sebastián, and Turin.

FlixBus, a long-distance bus company, operates in both Europe and the United States. Founded in 2013, it has grown to become one of the largest bus operators in Europe, connecting over 2,500 destinations in 30 countries. Originating in Germany, FlixBus has expanded quickly to neighboring countries including France, Italy, Denmark, the Netherlands, and Croatia, while also offering regular services to Norway, Spain, and England. With affordable fares and comfortable amenities such as free Wi-Fi, power outlets, and onboard toilets, FlixBus provides a convenient and enjoyable travel experience.

RegioJet is a private railway company that operates in several European countries, including the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Poland, and Austria. The company was founded in 2009 and started operating in the Czech Republic in 2011. RegioJet offers various types of train services, including long-distance trains, regional trains, and buses.

<p><strong>Brand Update: Thalys Transforms into Eurostar!</strong> Thalys has rebranded as Eurostar after a merger, retaining its red trains and schedules, now with an Eurostar logo. Thalys is a high-speed train operator serving in France, Belgium, Germany, and the Netherlands. Following its merger with Eurostar, the service will now be available in these countries as well as in the UK.<br>Thalys trains operate at high speeds, reaching speeds of up to 300 km/h, making them one of the fastest and most convenient ways to travel between cities in the region. The trains have modern amenities, including comfortable seating, Wi-Fi, and on-board dining options, making them a popular choice for both business and leisure travelers.</p>

Union Ivkoni is a Bulgarian bus company that operates domestically and internationally. Founded in 1992, the company has grown to become one of the largest bus operators in Bulgaria, with a fleet of over 1,000 buses. Union Ivkoni offers a wide range of services, including regular bus lines, charter services, and international routes to destinations throughout Europe. The company is known for its modern fleet, comfortable buses, and reliable service.

Ticket types and facilities from Frankfurt to Rotterdam

Compare the different ticket types and the facilities provided by RegioJet and Thalys when traveling from Frankfurt to Rotterdam.

Standard

Standard ticket offers a balance between affordability and comfort. Passengers can expect plush seating and free Wi-Fi, making it a great choice for budget-conscious travellers.
wifi WiFi
power_sockets Power sockets
luggage Luggage
accessibility Accessibility
food_and_drink Food and drink
air_con Air conditioning
bicycle Bicycle

Low cost

Low cost is the most affordable option for those who want to travel without any additional amenities. However, passengers can still enjoy free Wi-Fi and a peaceful journey.
wifi WiFi
luggage Luggage
accessibility Accessibility
food_and_drink Food and drink
air_con Air conditioning
bicycle Bicycle

Relax

Passengers who want to travel in luxury can opt for the Relax ticket, which offers spacious leather seats and a relaxing atmosphere. This is a great option for those who want to unwind during their journey.
wifi WiFi
power_sockets Power sockets
luggage Luggage
accessibility Accessibility
food_and_drink Food and drink
air_con Air conditioning
bicycle Bicycle

Business

Business ticket guarantees privacy and comfort, with priority service and helpful on-board staff. This is an ideal choice for those who want a seamless and stress-free journey.
wifi WiFi
quiet_zone Quiet zone
power_sockets Power sockets
luggage Luggage
accessibility Accessibility
food_and_drink Food and drink
air_con Air conditioning
bicycle Bicycle

Standard

With The Standard ticket, you can get a budget-friendly second class seat with advanced booking. Free exchange until 7 days before departure and refundable until 7 days before departure, non-refundable after.
wifi WiFi
power_sockets Power sockets
luggage Luggage
accessibility Accessibility
food_and_drink Food and drink
air_con Air conditioning
bicycle Bicycle

Comfort

You can get a first class seat with The Comfort fare. Free exchange until 7 days before departure and refundable until 7 days before departure, non-refundable after.
wifi WiFi
power_sockets Power sockets
luggage Luggage
accessibility Accessibility
food_and_drink Food and drink
air_con Air conditioning
bicycle Bicycle

Premium

You can travel with a customized rate with full service benefits of the Premium fare. Experience a comfortable journey and maximum flexibility to make changes or cancel up until the last minute.
wifi WiFi
power_sockets Power sockets
luggage Luggage
accessibility Accessibility
food_and_drink Food and drink
air_con Air conditioning
bicycle Bicycle

Facility Description

Find out more about the different facilities available onboard with each carrier on this route.

wifi WiFi open icon close icon
Stay connected with onboard free WiFi. Use the Regiojet app or the screens in newer trains for entertainment..
quiet_zone Quiet zone open icon close icon
Business class passengers can benefit from a quiet compartment for a peaceful journey.
power_sockets Power sockets open icon close icon
Every seat is equipped with its own power socket.
luggage Luggage open icon close icon
Feel free to bring along luggage that's easy to load. If your bags don't fit under or above your seat, no worries! The crew is here to help find a spot that won't hinder others. Just a heads up, please ensure none of your items are hazardous for everyone's safety.
accessibility Accessibility open icon close icon
Regiojet trains have designated spaces for wheelchair users.
food_and_drink Food and drink open icon close icon
Onboard, a diverse menu of drinks and snacks is accessible via the Regiojet app. All passengers receive a complimentary water bottle, while those in Relax or Business Class are treated to a free Italian coffee or mint tea.
air_con Air conditioning open icon close icon
All coaches come equipped with air conditioning.
bicycle Bicycle open icon close icon
RegioJet allows the transport of bicycles, small scooters, and prams on their trains with prior reservation and restrictions. Bicycles and small scooters must be placed on racks or in reserved compartments, while prams that cannot be folded can be transported at the beginning or end of the train set or in specially reserved places. However, the crew can refuse transport for safety or space reasons.
wifi WiFi open icon close icon
All Thalys trains feature free WiFi. Plus, expect steady 3G or 4G coverage for most routes.
power_sockets Power sockets open icon close icon
All seats in every class have 2-pin, 220v power sockets to meet your charging needs.
luggage Luggage open icon close icon
When traveling with Thalys, your ticket includes the privilege of carrying one hand luggage item and two larger bags, which must not exceed the dimensions of 75x53x70 cm. There is no weight limit specified, however, it's important to ensure that your baggage is within your personal handling capacity. The bags must be stored in the designated area on the train for the duration of the journey.
accessibility Accessibility open icon close icon
For boarding assistance, please alert Thalys ahead of time. They accommodate wheelchairs adhering to specific dimensions: max 70 cm width, 120 cm height, 150 cm turning circle diameter, and a combined weight of 300 kg for passenger and luggage.
food_and_drink Food and drink open icon close icon
In Standard and Comfort Class, the Thalys Welcome Bar awaits with an array of snacks. Opt to pre-order using your device for swift collection. Traveling Premium? Delight in Chef Frank Fol's gourmet meal served directly to your seat on journeys exceeding 50 minutes.
air_con Air conditioning open icon close icon
Every Thalys train ensures a cool journey with onboard air-conditioning.
bicycle Bicycle open icon close icon
On Thalys, you can bring a non-folding bike if it's disassembled and in a bag under 135 x 85 x 30 cm. Folding bikes? Just make sure they're within 75 x 53 x 30 cm, and it'll be considered as regular luggage. Got skis? Pop them in a case that's less than 3 m and under 32 kg.
Services on board Union Ivkoni, RegioJet and Thalys from Frankfurt to Rotterdam
Compare services on board when travelling from Frankfurt to Rotterdam by bus.
Facilities Union Ivkoni RegioJet Thalys BlaBlaCar Bus FlixBus
wifi WiFi check check check check check
power_sockets Power sockets check check check check check
luggage Luggage check check check check check
air_con Air conditioning check check check check check
quiet_zone Quiet zone cross check check cross cross
accessibility Accessibility cross check check cross cross
food_and_drink Food and drink cross check check cross check
bicycle Bicycle cross check check cross cross
sleeper_couchette Sleeper cross cross check cross cross

Frankfurt to Rotterdam CO2 Emissions by Bus

Ecology
Train
24.96kg
Bus
26.74kg
Flight
71.3kg
Car
57.04kg

Anything we can improve?

Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a bus ticket from Frankfurt to Rotterdam?
A bus ticket from Frankfurt to Rotterdam is $48.74. However the price varies depending on how early you buy, and if it's peak time to travel. Occasionally you can find them for as cheap as $16.02.
What's the cheapest bus ticket from Frankfurt to Rotterdam?
The cheapest ticket you can get from Frankfurt to Rotterdam is $16.02. We recommend booking as early as possible and off-peak hours to get the cheapest ticket possible. Off-peak times are usually from 09:30 to 16:00, and after 19:00.
What's the distance between Frankfurt and Rotterdam by bus?
Frankfurt to Rotterdam is 221.53 mi.
How long does the bus between Frankfurt and Rotterdam take?
Frankfurt to Rotterdam is on average 10 hr 20 min. However the fastest option will get you there in 6 hr 20 min.
Which companies operate from Frankfurt to Rotterdam?
The bus journey from Frankfurt to Rotterdam is covered by 6 operator(s). On Virail you can find these carriers that provide services on this route: Union Ivkoni, RegioJet, Union Ivkoni International, Thalys, BlaBlaCar Bus, FlixBus and European Sleeper.
How many bus connections per day go from Frankfurt to Rotterdam?
Frankfurt to Rotterdam has 37 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first bus from Frankfurt to Rotterdam leave?
The earliest bus from Frankfurt to Rotterdam departs at 12:05 AM. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
What time does the last bus from Frankfurt to Rotterdam depart?
The latest bus from Frankfurt to Rotterdam departs at 11:30 PM. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
Should I book my ticket from Frankfurt to Rotterdam in advance?
If you can, we recommend booking your ticket as early as possible to ensure you get better savings. The cheapest bus ticket we have found is $16.02 but this may be subject to change depending on the day of travel, hour you wish to depart and how far in advance you book.
How many direct connections depart from Frankfurt to Rotterdam?
There are on average 15 direct connection(s) from Frankfurt to go to Rotterdam.
What's the fastest journey time between Frankfurt to Rotterdam by bus?
The fastest journey time by bus between Frankfurt and Rotterdam is 6 hr 20 min.
Is there a direct bus from Frankfurt to Rotterdam?
Yes, there is a direct bus between Frankfurt and Rotterdam.
What are the CO2 emissions for Frankfurt to Rotterdam by bus?
The bus journey from Frankfurt to Rotterdam creates 26.74kg of CO2 emissions.

Go local from Frankfurt

Trending routes

Weekend getaways from Frankfurt

International routes from Frankfurt and nearby areas

Other destinations from Frankfurt

Main routes to Rotterdam

Related routes

Other popular routes