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Train Information between Rotterdam and Amsterdam

distanceDistance35 miles (57 km)
durationAverage train duration41 min
priceAverage train ticket price£15 (€17)
frequencyTrain frequency25 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 25 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesThalys

Trains from Rotterdam to Amsterdam cover the 35 miles (57 km) long journey taking on average 41 min with our travel partners like Thalys. Normally, there are 25 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this route for as low as £15, but the average price of train tickets is £15. Travellers depart most frequently from Rotterdam Centraal and arrive in Amsterdam Centraal.

Train companies

Thalys between Rotterdam and Amsterdam

Thalys trains will get you between Rotterdam and Amsterdam from £15. With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best train times and tickets for your trip.

Thalys

Thalys is a French-Belgian high-speed train company that connects the main capital cities. For your next train from Rotterdam to Amsterdam with Thalys, you can choose from these different ticket fares: Standard Mini, Standard, Comfort and Premium.

One of the best ways to travel from Rotterdam to Amsterdam is by taking a train with Thalys. Omio helps you find the ideal Thalys train between Rotterdam and Amsterdam by showing you Thalys’s current train timetables, the train tickets on offer (including amenities offered onboard and travel information like luggage policy) and the best prices for this Rotterdam to Amsterdam route. You can expect to travel 35 miles (57 km) between Rotterdam and Amsterdam on a train with Thalys. If you are using the Omio app to search for trains between Rotterdam and Amsterdam, you can check straight away if the Thalys ticket is a mobile ticket, which makes it easy for you to go paperless when travelling without needing to purchase tickets in person at the train station. Once you’ve found that perfect train, book your Thalys train ticket on Omio quickly and easily, then enjoy your upcoming trip between Rotterdam and Amsterdam!

    When you buy your Thalys train tickets between Rotterdam and Amsterdam don't forget to keep the following COVID-19 related policies in mind:

    • Cashless payments recommended
    • Online booking and check-in recommended
    • Pre-reservation / seat allocation
    • Verification of ticket with valid ID
    • Exceptions to waive change or cancellation fees policy
    • If a ticket is nonrefundable, a Thalys e-voucher can still be issued for a 15€ fee to passengers requesting a refund up to 30 days after the departure date.

    Trains from Rotterdam to Amsterdam

    The train journey between Rotterdam and Amsterdam is operated by Nederlandse Spoorwegen (NS). Travel time varies, with the shortest journeys taking 37 minutes and the longest 1 hour and 17 minutes. Some trains involve a transfer in Leiden Central or in Utrecht. Trains run around the clock and during peak times, train frequency can be as high as 9 trains per hour.

    What are the departure and arrival stations for trains from Rotterdam to Amsterdam?

    Departure Station: Trains from Rotterdam to Amsterdam depart from Rotterdam Centraal Station, which is situated north of the city centre, but within walking distance of the main sights and amenities. The business district and the Old Harbour area are within a 2-kilometre radius. The nearest underground station is Rotterdam Staduis (750 metres away), and tram lines 21, 23 and 24 stop outside the station.

    Arrival Station: Trains from Rotterdam to Amsterdam arrive at Amsterdam Centraal Station, conveniently located near the ferry terminal and the waterfront. The station is only a 10-15 minute walk from the main tourist attractions in Amsterdam's Old Centre and the Canal Ring, and also serves as a hub for the city's underground system.


    Thalys trains from Rotterdam to Amsterdam

    The Thalys is a high-speed train in France which travels to over 17 cities throughout Europe, making it a very handy railway company to take if you’re looking to explore several European countries in one. The Thalys train map connects several destinations in France—the most popular being the Thalys train from Paris to Brussels and onwards to Cologne or Amsterdam. Picking up cheap Thalys tickets is easy in the app; just book Ticketless Journeys in advance or add discount cards to get deals on your next trip to France.

    Thalys Standard, Thalys Comfort or Thalys Premium fare types are available; you to compare prices for high-speed trains from Rotterdam to Amsterdam on Omio. The differences between each class is WiFi speed, seat comfort and more quiet zones. With Premium tickets you get served a meal and drinks throughout the journey with access to the Thalys lounge and newspapers. Pick up a cheap Thalys ticket by travelling during off-peak, mid-week hours and by planning in advance. The cheapest day to travel by train on tends to be on a Tuesday or Wednesday.

    By booking your train from Rotterdam to Amsterdam with Omio, you can pay in GBP and receive travel updates in English, so if your Thalys train is cancelled, Omio will suggest alternatives—we are with you all the way.


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    Thalys Trains from Antwerp to Cologne

    The Thalys is a high-speed railroad company in France connecting the France to the rest of Europe and beyond. Perfect for multi-city train journeys in Europe.

    When planning trips to Thalys destinations, consider checking back for offers on train tickets. Speak to the Customer Care team at the Omio help centre for cancellations or changes to your ticket from Antwerp to Cologne.

    Travel Tips

    Trains from Rotterdam to Amsterdam
    Travel by train to Amsterdam easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Rotterdam to Amsterdam.
    FAQs
    What is the cost of cheap trains from Rotterdam to Amsterdam?
    You can find a cheap train from Rotterdam to Amsterdam for some dates and times for as low as £15  one way in the next 7 days.
    How much is a train ticket from Rotterdam to Amsterdam?
    In the next 7 days you’ll find that the average cost of a train ticket from Rotterdam to Amsterdam is £15  one way.
    What is the distance between Rotterdam and Amsterdam via train?
    You should expect to travel around 35 miles (57 km)  to Amsterdam from Rotterdam by train.
    How long does it take from Rotterdam to Amsterdam by train?
    On average the Rotterdam to Amsterdam train time is 41 min  covering the 35 miles (57 km) long journey, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and bank holidays.
    When travelling by train from Rotterdam to Amsterdam, which train station in Rotterdam do I depart from and which train station in Amsterdam do I arrive in?

    There are a few train stations in Rotterdam to start your journey from including Rotterdam Centraal, Rotterdam Central Station and Rotterdam Noord. In Amsterdam you have a few train station options to choose from for your arrival including Amsterdam Centraal and Amsterdam Sloterdijk.

    Omio customers travelling this route depart most frequently from Rotterdam Centraal   and arrive in Amsterdam Centraal.

    Where is the train station in Rotterdam to go to Amsterdam? Where is the train station in Amsterdam located?

    Passengers board the train most frequently from Rotterdam Centraal, which is located around 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Amsterdam Centraal, located 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from the city centre.

    What train companies offer a service from Rotterdam to Amsterdam?
    When taking a train from Rotterdam to Amsterdam, you can count on Thalys for the best way to get you to Amsterdam. You can also check all possible train companies who offer a service between Rotterdam and Amsterdam and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
    How many train services are there to Amsterdam from Rotterdam a day?
    The average number of trains departing Rotterdam for Amsterdam is 25 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
    When can I take the first train from Rotterdam to Amsterdam? When can I take the last train for the day?
    The earliest train departing from Rotterdam to Amsterdam leaves at 06: 12. The last train departing from Rotterdam to Amsterdam leaves at 08: 40. You can find the latest Rotterdam to Amsterdam train times on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.
    How early should I buy Rotterdam to Amsterdam train tickets to get the best deals?
    In general, we recommend booking tickets for trains in advance to score the best deals from all possible train providers offering this route and save money. If you purchase train tickets from Rotterdam to Amsterdam within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average £15 one way. To find the best prices for this trip, consider booking your train ticket from Rotterdam to Amsterdam a few months in advance.

    Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

    Rotterdam
    Amsterdam
    Rotterdam Centraal is the most popular Rotterdam railway station for Omio travellers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Rotterdam for your journey to Amsterdam.
    Amenities at station
    WifiWifi
    LockersLockers
    ParkingParking
    ATMATM
    TaxiTaxi
    ticketOfficeHours
    Ticket office hours
    Mon - Sun: 00: 00 - 24: 00
    Connections to/from station
    Subway lines: D, E
    Tram lines: 4, 7, 8, 12, 20, 21, 23, 24, 25
    Bus lines: 33, 34, 38, 39, 40, 44, 48
    Train lines: NS Intercity, NS Intercity Direct, NS Sprinter, NS Nachtnet, Thalys, Eurostar