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Trip Summary

There are 36 daily trains from Nuremberg to Rotterdam. Traveling by train from Nuremberg to Rotterdam usually takes around 8 hours and 42 minutes, but the fastest Deutsche Bahn train can make the trip in 6 hours and 46 minutes.

Distance335 mi (540 km)
Fastest train6h 46m
Lowest price€66.09
Most frequent serviceDeutsche Bahn
Train lines1

Which train should you take from Nuremberg to Rotterdam?

Deutsche Bahn is the one and only train line which connects Nuremberg, Bavaria to Rotterdam, South Holland. However, there are 36 trains per day to choose from.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Deutsche Bahn368h 42m€104.77

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Nuremberg to Rotterdam during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Our train 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, train 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 train 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 train.

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.

Can you take a train all the way from Nuremberg to Rotterdam?

Yes, there are trains that can take you the entire way from Nuremberg to Rotterdam. However, there are also some trips on this route that require you to board another vehicle, such as a bus or a shuttle, during your journey. This is worth paying attention to as you book your trip, since a direct train may be preferable for its speed and convenience.

How long is the train journey from Nuremberg to Rotterdam?

The distance between Nuremberg and Rotterdam is approximately 335 miles, or 540 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 8 hours and 42 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 6 hours and 46 minutes.

Looking for ways to pass the time? Most trains are equipped with Wi-Fi, which means you can stream music, browse social media or get some work done during your ride. That said, in case your train has a spotty signal, or is among the few without Wi-Fi, we also recommend downloading TV shows and movies to your mobile device in advance of your trip. That way the ride will fly by whatever the Wi-Fi situation.

When are trains the most crowded?

Trains from Nuremberg to Rotterdam are the most crowded on Saturday. Tickets also tend to be more expensive then. If you are looking for a great deal on your train tickets or just want extra room to stretch out, consider traveling on Saturday instead, as it tends to be the least crowded day of the week.

When are the first and last trains of the day?

The earliest train departs Nuremberg at 04:00 while the last train of the day leaves at 22:00. To see all scheduled departure times, use the search function on this page to get the full schedule for your specific travel dates.

Is there a direct train from Nuremberg to Rotterdam?

There are 36 scheduled trains on most days. Unfortunately, none of them are direct connections, so you will need to disembark from your original train and board a connecting train during your journey. Don't forget to bring your carry-on luggage when you switch trains. In some instances, you may also be responsible for transferring your own checked baggage.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Rotterdam to Nuremberg. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from Nuremberg to Rotterdam for €29.86.

Station Information

Where is the train station in Nuremberg?

Departure stations

There is one train station in Nuremberg.

Where is the train station in Rotterdam?

Arrival stations

Rotterdam receives travelers from Nuremberg at its two active train stations.

Train stations in Rotterdam:

  • Centraal Station

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