Rotterdam to Frankfurt Airport by train

  • First train
    05:00
  • Last train
    00:05
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    3hr 47m
  • Distance
    355 kilometres
  • Trains per Day
    14
  • Avg. journey time
    5hr 59m
  • Train Operators

Travelling from Rotterdam to Frankfurt Airport by train

Fast trains from Rotterdam to Frankfurt Airport take around 3 hours and 47 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 355 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Rotterdam and Frankfurt Airport.

1. Are there direct trains from Rotterdam to Frankfurt Airport?

Journeys between Rotterdam and Frankfurt Airport usually involve one change of train.

We usually find around 20 departures on the route from Rotterdam to Frankfurt Airport 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 22 departures.

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

The Rotterdam to Frankfurt Airport train travel time is normally about 3 hours and 47 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Frankfurt Airport is usually scheduled to depart Rotterdam around 06:13 and the last train is around 00:05. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Rotterdam around 05:00, and the last at 23:13.

When to book Rotterdam to Frankfurt Airport train tickets?

Trains for this journey usually open for booking around 6 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 Rotterdam to Frankfurt Airport by train.

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Which train companies operate between Rotterdam and Frankfurt Airport?

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

  • IC Direct
  • Intercity
  • Intercity-Express (ICE)
  • Intercités

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

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Child and youth passengers

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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.

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