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Bern to Rotterdam by train

  • First train
    04:21
  • Last train
    00:02
  • Avg changes
    4
  • Fastest journey
    8hr 42m
  • Distance
    594 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    7
  • Avg. journey time
    12hr
  • Train operators

Travelling from Bern to Rotterdam by train

Fast trains from Bern to Rotterdam take around 8 hours and 42 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 594 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Bern and Rotterdam.

1. Are there direct trains from Bern to Rotterdam?

Journeys between Bern and Rotterdam usually involve 4 changes of train.

We usually find around 7 departures on the route from Bern to Rotterdam every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

Trains are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 12 departures.

2. How long is the train journey from Bern to Rotterdam?

The Bern to Rotterdam train travel time is normally about 8 hours and 42 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

3. What are the Bern to Rotterdam train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Rotterdam is usually scheduled to depart Bern around 04:21 and the last train is around 00:02. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Bern around 04:21, and the last at 23:36.

When to book Bern to Rotterdam train tickets?

Trains for this journey usually open for booking around 5 and a half months in advance. If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from Bern to Rotterdam by train.

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Which train companies operate between Bern and Rotterdam?

More than one train company operates on the route from Bern to Rotterdam, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:

  • ABELLIO Rail NRW
  • Eurobahn
  • Eurocity (EC)
  • Intercity
  • Intercity-Express (ICE)
  • Interregio
  • Regional-Express
  • S-Bahn
  • SBB

You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.

Rotterdam to Bern by train

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Child and youth passengers

The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and operator. This is why we ask for the age of young passengers.

Sometimes children below a certain age can travel without a seat for free. If you want to guarantee a seat for child passengers, enter '6' as the age of the child.

Read more about child and youth passenger ages. See also youth discounts and railcards.