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Take the train from Auxerre to Rotterdam Centraal in 6 hours 12 minutes

If you want to travel from Auxerre to Rotterdam Centraal by train, you've come to the right place.

You can expect the journey from Auxerre to Rotterdam Centraal by train to take around 11 hours 44 minutes. If you want to get there as quickly as possible, it can take as little as 6 hours 12 minutes on the fastest services. You’ll usually find around 17 trains per day running on this route, which spans 288 miles (464 km). You’ll have to make 1 change along the way on your journey to Rotterdam Centraal. Thalys, SNCF or NS are the main rail operators on this route, all of which offer modern trains with plenty of space for luggage and comfortable seating.

Use our Journey Planner at the top of the page to search for cheap ticket prices and we'll show you how much you can save. Tickets from Auxerre to Rotterdam Centraal start from £61.10 when you book in advance.

If you want to know more about the journey, keep reading for timetables, tips on finding cheap tickets and FAQs, including first and last train times. Want to go straight to booking? Start a search with us today!

Auxerre to Rotterdam Centraal by train

It takes an average of 11h 44m to travel from Auxerre to Rotterdam Centraal by train, over a distance of around 288 miles (464 km). There are normally 17 trains per day travelling from Auxerre to Rotterdam Centraal and tickets for this journey start from £61.10 when you book in advance.

First train

04:50

Last train

18:26

Departure station

Auxerre

Arrival station

Rotterdam Centraal

Journey time

From 6h 12m

Distance

288 miles (464 km)

Frequency

17 trains per day

Changes

1 change

Price

From £61.10

Train and bus operators

Flixbus, NS, SNCF

TER, SNCF and NS trains from Auxerre to Rotterdam Centraal

You can travel from Auxerre to Rotterdam Centraal on TER, SNCF and NS trains. When you search for times and tickets, we might also show you some other options with multiple connections or operators if they’re available.

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TER (Transport Express Régional) trains are the regional service from SNCF that allow you to make trips to nearby towns and villages located within the same region. With 20 regions in France, TER trains are ideal for travelling to destinations not covered by high-speed services, although ticket prices vary between each region. TER trains have dedicated spaces for bicycles and allow animals on board. Not all TER trains include a First Class carriage.

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SNCF is the national train operator of France. It operates all domestic trains and routes across France, as well as international services to Spain and Germany. There are three different types of domestic trains that operate under the SNCF banner – TGV (high-speed, full-service trains that connect the major cities in France), Intercités (usually a more frequent stopping service, but with all the amenities), and TER (regional train services with basic onboard facilities).

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NS is the main railway operator in the Netherlands. It connects the four corners of the country with regional, medium-distance and high-speed trains. It's also possible for you to travel at night thanks to multi-line night trains, including Schiphol and Eindhoven airports. All trains are equipped with two comfort classes – First Class and Second Class.

NS and TER classes from Auxerre to Rotterdam Centraal

Compare the different travel classes offered by NS and TER when travelling from Auxerre to Rotterdam Centraal.

Onboard services on NS and TER

Discover more about the onboard services offered on trains from Auxerre to Rotterdam Centraal.

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There are no luggage weight limits on NS trains, so long as you can carry your bags by yourself.

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There is no onboard catering on NS trains.

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The majority of NS Intercity trains have free WiFi on board. If your train has WiFi available, connect to the network 'Wifi in the train' to get online.

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Children under 4 travel free on NS trains. Children between 4 and 11 years old can get a 'Railrunner' ticket, which costs €2.50 a day, for unlimited travel.

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Outside peak hours (from 9am to 4:30pm, and after 6pm), at the weekend, on bank holidays and during the summer months, you can take your bike on board NS trains. Bikes must be placed in the designated storage spaces, which you can find by looking for a bike symbol on the side of the carriage. Foldable bikes can be transported like normal luggage.

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Small pets are allowed on board, provided that they travel on your lap or in a suitable travel carrier. Guide dogs are also allowed on board but must be recognisable as guide dogs for the blind or another type of assistance dog. Larger dogs can travel on NS trains, so long as they wear a muzzle and are kept on a lead - you must also buy a dog train ticket.

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If you need help getting on or off the train, you can reserve NS Travel Assistance. This service is available 7 days a week. You need to specify the help you need on your online NS account and reserve assistance on the NS website, on the NS app or by phoning (+31) 30 235 78 22.

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There are no size limits for the luggage you take on board TER trains, so you can travel your way. However, you must be able to carry any luggage you bring unassisted, and it must fit into the dedicated luggage storage spaces on the train.

RestaurantRestaurantFood and drink

TER trains do not have any onboard catering facilities, so don't forget to pick up a snack at the station before you leave!

WiFiWiFiEntertainment

TER trains do not currently have WiFi available.

ChildPassengerChildPassengerTravel with children

All children under 12 years old get 50% off the price of a TER ticket - input the age of your child when searching your journey and the discount will be applied automatically. Children under the age of 4 travel for free if they're sat on your lap throughout the journey.

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On TER trains, it's free to take your bicycle on board. You can hang it up or store it in a dedicated bicycle area. There are a fixed number of spaces available on each train - they're first come, first served and can't be reserved.

PetPetPets

Animals weighing less than 6kg must travel in an appropriate carrier (no larger than 45 x 30 x 25 cm), stored at your feet or on your lap. Tickets for small animals cost 7€. Animals weighing more than 6kg must wear a muzzle and be kept on a lead at all times. Tickets for larger animals cost 50% of the price of a second class ticket. Up to 2 animals or 2 carriers allowed per passenger. Guide dogs and assistance dogs travel free of charge on board all SNCF trains.

WheelchairWheelchairSpecial Assistance

If you are disabled or have reduced mobility, you can reserve special assistance through 'Accès TER'. Someone can meet you at the station and accompany you to your train or TER bus, helping you to get around more easily.

Cheap train tickets from Auxerre to Rotterdam Centraal

The price of train tickets from Auxerre to Rotterdam Centraal starts at £61.10 one-way for a Standard Class ticket if you book in advance. Booking on the day is usually more expensive and costs can vary depending on the time of day, route or class.

Book in advance

Most of the train companies across Europe release their tickets around three to six months in advance, many of which can be cheaper the earlier you book. If you know the dates you want to travel, you may be able to find some cheaper train tickets from Auxerre to Rotterdam Centraal by booking early.§

Be flexible with your travel times

Many of the train services in Europe are also popular commuter services, lots of train companies increase ticket prices during “peak hours” (generally between 06:00 – 10:00 and 15:00 – 19:00 on weekdays). If you can, consider travelling outside of peak hours to find lower priced tickets.

Choose a slower or connecting train

On some of the busier routes, you might also have the option to take a slower or connecting train. It may take a little longer than some high-speed or direct services, but if you have a little extra time on your hands, you might find a cheaper fare. Plus, you'll have more time to enjoy the view of the countryside!

Look out for special deals

Take a look at our handy guides to find out when train operators release their special deals and offers to see if you can find cheap European train tickets for your journey.

For specific information about how to get your hands on cheap tickets, check out our European train tickets hub.

§Some train companies may not offer any Advance ticket types or cheaper deals for early bookings. On rare occasions, train companies may choose to release special offers closer to the date on last-minute or late-release tickets. This is dependent on the individual train operating company you travel with.

Journey details

Want to know more about your journey from Auxerre to Rotterdam Centraal? We've compiled some of the most frequently asked questions by our customers to help you plan your journey.

How long does the train from Auxerre to Rotterdam Centraal take?

The average journey time by train between Auxerre and Rotterdam Centraal is 11 hours and 44 minutes, with around 17 trains per day. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays, so use our Journey Planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

What's the fastest journey time between Auxerre and Rotterdam Centraal by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Auxerre to Rotterdam Centraal is 6 hours and 12 minutes.

How much does the train from Auxerre to Rotterdam Centraal cost?

Train ticket prices from Auxerre to Rotterdam Centraal can start from as little as £61.10 when you book in advance. The cost of tickets can vary depending on the time of day, route and class you book and are usually more expensive if you book on the day.

Is there a direct train from Auxerre to Rotterdam Centraal?

No, there are no direct train services from Auxerre to Rotterdam Centraal. Travelling from Auxerre to Rotterdam Centraal by train will require a minimum of 1 change.

What time does the first train from Auxerre to Rotterdam Centraal leave?

The first train from Auxerre to Rotterdam Centraal leaves at 04:50. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Auxerre to Rotterdam Centraal leave?

The last train from Auxerre to Rotterdam Centraal leaves at 18:26. Trains that depart in the early morning hours or very late evening may be sleeper services, time and services may also vary during weekends and holidays.

What's the distance between Auxerre and Rotterdam Centraal by train?

Trains travelling from Auxerre to Rotterdam Centraal cover a distance of around 288 miles (464 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Rotterdam Centraal to Auxerre.

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