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Trains to Rotterdam

Fast and frequent trans-continental trains to Rotterdam are easily the most efficient way of arriving in this vibrant Dutch city. Arrival at the city's superb Centraal Station puts you right in the centre of Rotterdam, with a wide choice of public transport available.

Which is the main train station in Rotterdam?

Rotterdam Centraal Station, with its striking ultra-modern architecture, is the main railway station for rail services to Rotterdam. The station is conveniently located in the city centre. Among the many facilities are two supermarkets along with cafes and other shops. There are public toilets, cash machines and currency exchange facilities too, along with easy connections on Rotterdam's highly efficient metro, bus and tram services.

Popular trains to and from Rotterdam

Popular trains to Rotterdam

Amsterdam to Rotterdam train

from £12
Direct trains available
1h01 average duration
Served by
  • NS International | IC Direct
  • Thalys
  • Intercity
  • Eurostar
  • Sprinter
  • BSB
  • Sprinter
  • Deutsche Bahn
  • Intercity

Amsterdam Airport Schiphol (AMS) to Rotterdam train

from £12
Direct trains available
0h48 average duration
4trains per day
Served by
  • NS International | IC Direct
  • Thalys
  • Eurostar
  • Intercity
  • BSB
  • Sprinter
  • Intercity
  • Sprinter

Brussels to Rotterdam train

from £22
Direct trains available
1h10 average duration
24trains per day
Served by
  • NS International | IC Brussel
  • Thalys
  • Intercity
  • Eurostar
  • BSB
  • European Sleeper
  • SNCB

London to Rotterdam train

from £100
Direct trains available
3h16 average duration
1train per day
Served by
  • Eurostar
  • Fjord Line
  • NS International | IC Brussel
  • Eurostar
  • Intercity
  • BSB

Paris to Rotterdam train

from £122
Direct trains available
2h37 average duration
10trains per day
Served by
  • Thalys
  • Eurostar
  • Deutsche Bahn

Popular trains from Rotterdam

Rotterdam to Amsterdam train

from £12
Direct trains available
1h00 average duration
2trains per day
Served by
  • NS International | IC Direct
  • Thalys
  • Intercity
  • Eurostar
  • Sprinter
  • BSB
  • Sprinter
  • Intercity

Rotterdam to Brussels train

from £17
Direct trains available
1h10 average duration
15trains per day
Served by
  • NS International | IC Brussel
  • Thalys
  • Eurostar
  • Intercity
  • European Sleeper
  • BSB
  • SNCB

Rotterdam to Berlin train

from £33
Direct trains available
7h01 average duration
Served by
  • Deutsche Bahn
  • FlixTrain
  • European Sleeper
  • WestfalenBahn
  • FlixBus

Rotterdam to Paris train

from £68
Direct trains available
2h42 average duration
8trains per day
Served by
  • Thalys
  • Eurostar
  • Deutsche Bahn

Rotterdam to London train

from £88
Direct trains available
3h19 average duration
1train per day
Served by
  • Eurostar
  • Fjord Line
  • NS International | IC Brussel
  • Eurostar

Which train companies offer trains to Rotterdam?

Eurostar operates frequent train services into Rotterdam direct from London's St Pancras International Station. There are also services from other European cities, including Paris, Brussels and Amsterdam, operated by Thalys. InterCity services to other Dutch cities are also available.

Why travel by train to Rotterdam?

Using trains to Rotterdam means you'll arrive right in the very centre of this fascinating, bustling Dutch city, with little need for onward travel. Should you need them, there are connections on all of Rotterdam's public transport systems direct from the station. Bicycles can be hired very near to the station, too.

Before you travel to Rotterdam by train - good to know!

Rotterdam's an easy city to get around using the tram, metro or bus services. There's unlimited travel on all three services using the city's Rotterdam Welcome Card which is available for one, two or three days. This card also provides for discounts on attractions, museums and restaurants. You might also consider renting a bicycle to experience Rotterdam as many of its citizens do, using the many cycle lanes that run throughout the city. The city's Markthal or Market Hall really mustn't be missed in a landmark piece of modern architecture and selling a wide variety of fresh food as well as serving customers at a selection of eateries. Fans of contemporary architecture only need to look up to find work by one of Rotterdam's favourite sons, the multiple award winning Rem Koolhaas. His gravity defying De Rotterdam skyscrapers on the waterfront are a particular highlight.

How to Get to Rotterdam by Train

Rotterdam Central is one of the largest railway stations in the Netherlands and has extensive links with a number of international destinations. There are no direct trains to Rotterdam from the UK, but it is possible to reach the Dutch city by rail via Brussels or Paris. London St Pancras International operates regular Eurostar services to Brussels Midi Station every day. From Brussels, Thalys run a regular service to Rotterdam which takes approximately 1 hour 10 minutes. Trains to Rotterdam from Paris Gare Du Nord take much longer to reach the final destination - over 2.5 hours - but regular Eurostar services operate between London St Pancras International and Paris Gare Du Nord.

Rotterdam

The second-largest city in the Netherlands, Rotterdam has a well-earned reputation as a contemporary metropolis with a vibrant cultural scene. The city plays host to numerous festivals throughout the year including the North Sea Jazz Festival and the Rotterdam International Film Festival. The city's cultural reputation is further enhanced by its selection of excellent museums. For over 100 years, the Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen has housed a vast collection of art from the likes of Monet, Van Gogh, Rembrandt and Dali. One of the oldest zoos in the country, Diergaarde Blijdorp, is situated in Rotterdam. First opened to the public in 1857, it remains a popular tourist attraction today. A brand new aquarium, called the Oceanium, opened within the grounds of the zoo in 2001 as part of a major expansion.

Train providers: NS International | IC Direct, NS International | IC Brussel and Thalys trains to Rotterdam

Travel on NS International | IC Direct, NS International | IC Brussel and Thalys trains to Rotterdam at great prices. Omio finds you train times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies all in one place.

Deutsche Bahn (DB) is Germany’s main operator of train services and makes on average about 40,000 domestic and international journeys per day. Deutsche Bahn’s fleet of trains includes the high-speed ICE (Intercity Express) as well as the IC (Intercity), EC (Eurocity), IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional Express) and RB (Regionalbahn), which differ in terms of comfort and the time needed to travel. For example, while toilets are standard amenities, services like onboard restaurants or free WiFi are only available on certain train types and routes. Deutsche Bahn is well-known for its wide range of fares like Super Saver, Saver, and Flexible and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use for your Rotterdam train.

Train stations in Rotterdam

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Rotterdam Centraal is the most popular Rotterdam train station for Omio travellers, but Rotterdam has quite a few hubs. Find all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Rotterdam for your journey.
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Public transport options for Rotterdam Centraal
Subway lines: D, E
Bus lines: 33, 34, 38, 39, 40, 44, 48
Tram lines: 4, 7, 8, 12, 20, 21, 23, 24, 25
Train lines: NS Intercity, NS Intercity Direct, NS Sprinter, NS Nachtnet, Thalys, Eurostar
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