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Journey Information

There are 15 intercity buses per day from Paris to Rotterdam. Traveling by bus from Paris to Rotterdam usually takes around 8 hours and 5 minutes, but the fastest BlaBlaCar Bus bus can make the trip in 6 hours and 5 minutes.

Distance232 mi (373 km)
Shortest duration6h 5m
Cheapest price$21.43
Trips per day7
Most frequent serviceFlixBus
Bus lines2

How much is a bus ticket from Paris to Rotterdam?

$37.47 is the average price of a bus ticket from Paris to Rotterdam. Taking a bus is an affordable way to make this trip. It’s easy to find a bus ticket at this price or lower when you use Wanderu to book your trip online in advance of your travel date.

Monthly average prices

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The lowest bus ticket prices on this route can usually be found in May. That’s when the average price of a bus ticket is expected to be just C$30 – the lowest of the year.

Alternatively, if you plan to travel from Paris to Rotterdam in October, expect to spend more on your bus trip, as the average ticket price may surge to C$77 at that time of year. However, if you book your trip ahead of time, you can still score a ticket at a lower price.

What bus companies travel from Paris to Rotterdam?

There are two bus lines that have daily service from Paris to Rotterdam that you can search and book on Wanderu. Of these two carriers, FlixBus usually offers more choice, with 11 scheduled trips per day.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
BlaBlaCar Bus47h 5m$52.06
FlixBus118h 25m$50.67
  • BlaBlaCar Bus

    BlaBlaCar Bus

    BlaBlaCar Bus is a bus service provider focused on reducing carbon emissions without breaking the bank. With rides to cities and towns across Europe, including Paris and Rotterdam, BlaBlaCar Bus has a variety of routes to get you to your chosen destination. Coaches in the BlaBlaCar Bus fleet are equipped with extra legroom, free Wi-Fi, clean toilets, and power outlets throughout.

  • FlixBus

    FlixBus

    First launched in Germany in 2013, FlixBus has become one of the largest intercity bus companies in Europe. Its fleet travels through nearly every country in Europe, including the U.K. FlixBus operates an average of 11 trips from Paris to Rotterdam, and usually makes the trip in about 8 hours and 25 minutes. On your trip, you'll enjoy Wi-Fi and live GPS, as well as restrooms, air conditioning, and power outlets.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by bus from Paris to Rotterdam during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Our bus partners have implemented several different policies to keep you safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. From limiting vehicle capacity to enhancing cleaning protocols and upgrading air filters, bus carriers are committed to maintaining a safe environment. For details on what each company is doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

In addition, federal law requires all bus passengers to wear a face covering for the entire duration of the trip. Please make sure you are wearing a face mask or you may not be allowed to board the bus.

Please visit our COVID-19 Travel Guide for more information on all carrier policies and the latest travel advisories issued by every U.S. state, Canadian province, and European country.

How long is the bus ride from Paris to Rotterdam?

The bus takes an average of 8 hours and 5 minutes to cover the 373 kilometers from Paris to Rotterdam. However, the fastest bus only takes 6 hours and 5 minutes. It’s definitely on the longer side, so plan to get comfortable for a long road trip. Keep in mind that your actual bus may arrive earlier or later than scheduled, depending on whether there is more or less traffic than usual.

What is the busiest day of the week to travel by bus?

"Travelers prefer riding the bus on Saturday to enjoy the weekend in Rotterdam. If you are planning to travel on a Saturday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

On the other hand, Wednesday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you're looking for some extra space on the bus, traveling mid-week is your best bet."

When do the earliest and latest buses leave Paris?

The first bus leaves at 12:00am and the last bus leaves at 11:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Paris to Rotterdam, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many buses are there each day?

There are 15 scheduled buses that travel from Paris to Rotterdam every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. This includes 7 direct buses, where you can stay on the same bus without having to transfer to a connecting bus at any point during your trip.

City Information

Paris

Paris, the famous City of Lights, is the premier destination of choice for people visiting France. Boasting a rich cultural heritage and world-famous culinary traditions, Paris will certainly amaze visitors with everything it has to offer. The city’s star attraction is the famous Eiffel Tower, which was constructed in 1889. An architectural marvel that has stood the test of time, the Eiffel Tower is perhaps the most iconic landmark of Paris, and visitors can take an elevator to the top for a panoramic view of the city. Another must-see iconic landmark is the Musée du Louvre, one of the best art museums in the world. At the Louvre, visitors can marvel at more than 35,000 works of art, including the world-famous Mona Lisa. If you wish to stay away from the deafening crowd, Pere-Lachaise Cemetery, the largest green space in the city, will have what you need.

Paris’ food scene is rich and vibrant, brimming with both traditional bistros and chic new restaurants. For those who enjoy a rustic French vibe, the 2ème arrondissement offers some great selections. If you feel like splurging a little bit, head over to Guy Savoy, one of the best restaurants in town.

Paris is a central hub of transportation in France and Europe, in general. Visitors can catch trains to other cities at one of the six central stations: Gare du Nord, Gare de l'Est, Gare de Lyon, Gare d'Austerlitz, Gare Montparnasse, and Gare Saint-Lazare. The main bus station is Paris Bercy Bourgogne - Pays d'Auvergne located not too far from Gare d'Austerlitz. The principal airports in the city are Paris–Charles de Gaulle, Paris–Orly, and Beauvais–Tillé Airport.

Rotterdam

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With origins as a small fishing village in the 13th century, Rotterdam is now the largest port in Europe. The city's unique architecture attracts visitors from all over the world, with its many angular and glass buildings standing out among much of Europe's old-world architectural style. Rotterdam is worth visiting on its own, or travel on an entire tour of 8 Dutch cities.

The exciting contemporary feel of Rotterdam extends into its art and design scene, home to many modern art galleries and Groos, a vast and eclectic concept store selling pieces by Rotterdam-based designers. For a more traditional art museum, visit the Museum van Boijmans Beuningen, one of Europe's finest art galleries displaying works by Van Gogh, Monet, and Magritte.

Rotterdam is also home to a growing food scene, and visitors can experience this in the impressive Markthal. With over 100 stalls and restaurants, the Markthal is the best place for visitors to sample authentic local cuisine.

Getting to Rotterdam is simple, whether by sea, air, rail, or road. Several airlines fly to Rotterdam The Hague Airport, and a convenient shuttle bus offers frequent transport to the city. Rotterdam's Centraal Station also provides international train services across Europe, and FlixBus offers convenient travel from various locations throughout the continent. In addition, you can take a ferry to Rotterdam from Hull in the UK and experience the city's famous port first-hand.

Station Information

Where does the bus leave from in Paris?

Main departure station: Gare de Bercy Seine

Paris has two bus stations with service to Rotterdam.

All bus stations in Paris:

  • Gare de Bercy Seine

  • Bercy

Where does the bus arrive in Rotterdam?

Main arrival station: Conradstraat

These are the two stations where buses may stop when they arrive in Rotterdam.

Bus stations in Rotterdam:

  • Conradstraat

  • Gooilandsingel 1016

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