Planning a trip to Rotterdam? Find out how to travel by train, plane, bus or ferry.
Rotterdam Central Station has several national and international connections including Amsterdam, Antwerp, Brussels and Paris. If you come from Schiphol airport you can reach Rotterdam directly in less than 30 minutes with the high-speed train Thalys (from € 12,30). You can also choose for the regular and cheaper trains in about 50 minutes (from € 7,40).
From Schiphol airport Rotterdam can be reached easily. Rotterdam has also its own airport situated in the north of Rotterdam, 5 km northwest of the centre of Rotterdam. Airlines like Transavia and Vueling operate flights. Buses (line 33) from CS are driving every 10 minutes (daytime) to the airport in about 20 minutes.
Also accessible from the region you Rotterdam by Metro. As light rail links Rotterdam and Zoetermeer and The Hague.
Rotterdam can be reached from many European cities with international bus routes. Flixbus and Eurolines drive to travel every day to Rotterdam, a cheap way to Rotterdam. In the region of RET provides various bus routes linking Rotterdam with larger and smaller towns.
Rotterdam is easily accessible by car via the A4, A13, A15, A16 and A20. Exits at Rotterdam Centre are clearly indicated. Find cheap parking in the center and on the city’s outskirts.