Cheap flights to Rotterdam, the Netherlands

WAS — RTM
Jan 31 — Feb 71

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Flights to Rotterdam in 2023

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
Popular inJuneHigh demand for flights, 24% potential price rise
Cheapest inFebruaryBest time to find cheap flights, 8% potential price drop
Average price$1,934Average for round-trip flights in January 2023
Round-trip from$752From New York to Rotterdam The Hague
One-way from$267One-way flight from New York to Rotterdam The Hague (RTM)

Cheap flights to Rotterdam in January, February 2023

The best prices found for RTM flights for January, February
Feb 28 - Mar 7
JFK

New York John F Kennedy Intl

RTM

Rotterdam The Hague

1 stop

13h 10m
RTM

Rotterdam The Hague

JFK

New York John F Kennedy Intl

1 stop

13h 30m
$539

British Airways

Deal found 1/26

Feb 28 - Mar 7
EWR

Newark

RTM

Rotterdam The Hague

1 stop

14h 05m
RTM

Rotterdam The Hague

EWR

Newark

1 stop

12h 55m
$587

British Airways

Deal found 1/26

Feb 28 - Mar 7
JFK

New York John F Kennedy Intl

RTM

Rotterdam The Hague

3 stops

22h 20m
RTM

Rotterdam The Hague

JFK

New York John F Kennedy Intl

3 stops

39h 20m
$842

Multiple Airlines

Deal found 1/25

Rotterdam 2023 flight deals

Cheap flights to Rotterdam found for this year
Feb 28 - Mar 7
JFK

New York John F Kennedy Intl

RTM

Rotterdam The Hague

1 stop

13h 10m
RTM

Rotterdam The Hague

JFK

New York John F Kennedy Intl

1 stop

13h 30m
$539

British Airways

Deal found 1/26

Feb 28 - Mar 7
EWR

Newark

RTM

Rotterdam The Hague

1 stop

14h 05m
RTM

Rotterdam The Hague

EWR

Newark

1 stop

12h 55m
$587

British Airways

Deal found 1/26

Sep 5 - Sep 15
JFK

New York John F Kennedy Intl

RTM

Rotterdam The Hague

1 stop

12h 30m
RTM

Rotterdam The Hague

JFK

New York John F Kennedy Intl

2 stops

19h 10m
$604

Multiple Airlines

Deal found 1/25

One-way flights to Rotterdam

The cheapest one-way flights to Rotterdam
Apr 16
JFK

New York John F Kennedy Intl

RTM

Rotterdam The Hague

2 stops

34h 55m
$267

Multiple Airlines

Deal found 1/25

Apr 17
JFK

New York John F Kennedy Intl

RTM

Rotterdam The Hague

2 stops

31h 10m
$283

Multiple Airlines

Deal found 1/25

Apr 17
JFK

New York John F Kennedy Intl

RTM

Rotterdam The Hague

1 stop

12h 30m
$309

Multiple Airlines

Deal found 1/25

Reviews of Airlines Servicing Rotterdam

British Airways
6.6
Okay
330 reviews

Overall

6.6

Entertainment

6.1

Food

6.1

Crew

7.4

Boarding

6.7

Comfort

6.7

Reviews

1 / 10

staff was good. Food could have been better, but choices were limited from the start. Entertainment voice was not good

British Airways
6.6
Okay
330 reviews
British Airways
6.6
Okay
330 reviews

Overall

6.6

Entertainment

6.1

Food

6.1

Crew

7.4

Boarding

6.7

Comfort

6.7

Reviews

1 / 10

staff was good. Food could have been better, but choices were limited from the start. Entertainment voice was not good

When is the best time to fly to Rotterdam?

Average Rotterdam flight ticket prices and weather conditions for 2023 and 2024 by month

NYC - RTM

Price

$661 - $2,553

RTM

Temperature

37.4 - 62.6 °F

RTM

Rainfall

1.7 - 3.3 inches

Which day is cheapest to fly to Rotterdam?

The cheapest flights to Rotterdam are usually found when departing on a Tuesday. The departure day with the highest cost at present is Sunday.

What time of day is cheapest to fly to Rotterdam?

Rotterdam flights can be made cheaper if you choose a flight at noon. Booking a flight in the morning will likely mean higher prices.

Before World War II, Rotterdam existed as a rather dreary industrial town, but when bombs dropped in the 1940s the city’s physical history was changed forever.

What is left of the city now only developed within the last 70 years. The entire city, along with its two-dimensional reputation, disappeared and new, modern architecture sprung up in every corner of the city, from apartment buildings to courthouses, to business parks, museums, restaurants, and even tourist areas. Sleek, straight lines, bold colors, and inventive new angles became the new face of the city. 

Today, travelers flock from every corner of the globe booking flights to Rotterdam to see the new and improved metropolis. Gone are the winding little Dutch streets, quaint villages, and small-town structures. Now, efficiency and modernity have replaced the city with a clean slate, a new personality, and a fresh new outlook. Book flights to Rotterdam to see a city reborn.

Rotterdam, Netherlands climate

The cold sweeps in harshly in the wintertime, when the months between December and March bring wind, rain, and snow to the Netherlands. If you’re booking cheap Rotterdam flights during this time, then be sure to pack warm clothing because temperatures drop to the 30s and 40s and stay there. Once spring hits, April, May, and June warm up to around the 50s and 60s, with more sunny days and outdoor opportunities. Summer lasts through July and August, when the heat kicks in and you can really enjoy Rotterdam’s waterfront locale.

Best Time to Fly to Rotterdam, Netherlands

In order to really enjoy the waterfront its best to book flights to Rotterdam in the summer time, when the warm days and cool evenings are perfect for outdoor strolls. 

Peak Season:

By far, the most pleasant time of year to plan Rotterdam flights is during the summer time. Restaurants open patios for al fresco dining, and you can walk along the pier to see just how impressive the ports in this town truly are. 

Off-peak Season:

While winter in Rotterdam can be nasty with lots of cold wind and rain, many international travelers book cheap flights to Rotterdam in January to see the acclaimed Rotterdam International Film Festival.

Getting around Rotterdam, Netherlands

Rotterdam is a fairly easy city to get around. The RET metro system covers most of downtown Rotterdam with buses, trams and Metro. Buy your tickets onboard and pay based on how far you’ll be traveling. Most of Rotterdam’s sights are within walking distance anyway, so you may find you don’t need public transportation. If you do set out on foot, watch out for bikes, cars and above-ground metros. Biking is very popular and there are separate lanes and stop lights allocated for bikers. If you’re headed farther out of the city, buses run towards its outskirts and taxis can take you just about anywhere

Rotterdam, Netherlands Travel Information

Walk of Fame: One of the fastest growing attractions in Rotterdam, the Walk of Fame entices people to book Rotterdam flights to see international and national celebrities’ hand and footprints in the sidewalk. You’ll see many tourists posing for pictures by big names, and matching their fingertips to the concrete version of the celebrity of interest. A-listers like Cliff Richard, John Denver, Carlos Santana, Shirley Bassey, Everly Brothers, Dionne Warwick, Carl Lewis, Tina Turner, Gloria Estefan, Toto, and Johnny Cash have all made their mark – quite literally – on this memorable sidewalk. 

Oude Kerk: Once you’ve spent a few days in Rotterdam, it’s plainly obvious how modern and new the whole city is compared to its existence before the Second World War. For history buffs booking flights to Rotterdam in search of its courageous past, look no further than Oude Kerk – one of the only districts to survive the war. As you wander through it, you’ll notice the 18th century windmill that overlooks the water. This is the spot where Dutch pilgrims left Holland for America on July 22, 1620. Their boat, however, malfunctioned and they had to stop in England to join some other outbound travelers on the Mayflower. The rest is history.

Rotterdam Film Festival: Film junkies from all over the globe book flights to Rotterdam to see the massive collection of short films, documentaries, and features celebrated at the Rotterdam Film Festival every January. Competitive and non-competitive installations, performances, and special presentations make up the 600 final entries that are shown, and if you’re interested in a certain genre, then film packages are available as well. Even though the winter weather is less than spectacular, you’ll be able to experience high cultural and artistic expressions when you book flights to Rotterdam in January. 

Modern Architecture: As soon as you step off your Rotterdam flight, you’ll be enthralled by the newness of all the architecture. Even just outside of Central Station, you can see Nationale Nederlanden, the city’s highest skyscraper, and Down Coolsingel, the city’s World Trade Center. A little beyond, is a funny-looking cube-shaped building known as the Overblaak, and even further are the two ultra-chic (but not identical) bridges that cross the Nieuw Maas River. In the middle of the downtown square, enormous steel structures that look like jointed red desk lamps move around on their own, and add a little fun to night-time lighting.

What airport do you fly into for flights to Rotterdam?

Most people fly into Rotterdam The Hague (RTM) if they book a flight to Rotterdam. Rotterdam The Hague is conveniently located just 2.9 mi from Rotterdam’s city center.

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