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Train Information between Rotterdam and Tilburg

distanceDistance36 miles (58 km)
durationAverage train duration41 min
priceAverage train ticket price£13 (€14)
frequencyTrain frequency50 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 50 direct trains a day

Trains from Rotterdam to Tilburg cover the 36 miles (58 km) long route taking on average 41 min with our travel partners like. Normally, there are 50 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as £13, but the average price of train tickets is £13. Travellers depart most frequently from Rotterdam Centraal and arrive in Tilburg.

Trains from Rotterdam to Tilburg

Getting from the major Netherlands city of Rotterdam to the smaller city of Tilburg is easy when travelling by train. With several trains per hour throughout the day (including on weekends), passengers can get across the Netherlands at a time suitable for them. Both direct and non-direct train journeys with NS International take approximately 40 minutes.

Which train companies travel from Rotterdam to Tilburg?

All trains on the Rotterdam to Tilburg route are operated by the international division of NS (Nederlandse Spoorwegen). Most of these trains are direct. NS International trains are fast and well equipped with various amenities and passenger comforts. Typically, these trains feature WiFi, power sockets, air conditioning and disabled access.

How long is the train from Rotterdam to Tilburg?

Direct trains from Rotterdam to Tilburg take as little as 37 minutes. Trains which depart in the early hours of the morning usually take around 50 minutes. For trains with changes, overall travel time can vary. However, most of the time, trains on the non-direct route with a transfer in Breda take just 42 minutes.

How many trains are there from Rotterdam to Tilburg?

The Rotterdam to Tilburg route is well served by trains every day of the week. On weekdays, there are three to four trains per hour from around 6:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. with a few more trains running outside of these times. The train frequency is similar on weekends, with the bulk of trains running between 7:00 a.m. and 10:00 p.m. The earliest train is just after midnight, while the last train departs just before midnight.

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

Departure train station: Trains on this route depart from Rotterdam Centraal. As the name suggests, this station is in the centre of the city, making it easy to reach by public transport or on foot. The station has around 25 various shops and eateries, including Burger King, Starbucks and a supermarket. It also features underground bicycle parking with a capacity of 5,000 bikes.

Arrival train station: The arrival station is Tilburg railway station. Centrally situated, this station borders Tilburg city centre. This convenient location is just a short walk away from many top attractions and lodgings, and there is a bus system with 10 bus lines travelling around the city. The underpass below the station features a waiting area with a number of shops.

Travel Tips

Trains from Rotterdam to Tilburg
Travel by train to Tilburg 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 Tilburg.
What is the price of the cheapest train between Rotterdam and Tilburg?
If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find a cheap train to Tilburg from Rotterdam for as little as £13  in the next 7 days.
How much is a train ticket from Rotterdam to Tilburg?
In the next 7 days you’ll find that the average cost of a train ticket between Rotterdam and Tilburg is £13  one way.
What is the distance from Rotterdam to Tilburg via train?
The Rotterdam to Tilburg train distance is approximately 36 miles (58 km).
What is the average Rotterdam to Tilburg train duration?
While the time it takes to travel 36 miles (58 km) from Rotterdam to Tilburg can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays, the train duration from Rotterdam to Tilburg is on average 41 min.
Which train station from Rotterdam to Tilburg do I depart from? Which Tilburg train station from Rotterdam do I arrive in?

When departing from Rotterdam, you have various train station options to start your trip from including Rotterdam Centraal, Rotterdam Noord and Rotterdam Blaak. When arriving in Tilburg, you can end your route in train stations like Tilburg, Tilburg Universiteit and Tilburg Reeshof.

Omio customers book a train from Rotterdam Centraal   to Tilburg   most frequently for this route.

Where is the departure train station in Rotterdam located? Where is the arrival train station in Tilburg located?

You can find the most popular departure train station for this route, Rotterdam Centraal, located approximately 0.4 miles (659 m) from the city centre of Rotterdam. The most popular arrival train station in Tilburg, called Tilburg, is located around 0.5 miles (770 m) away from its city centre.

Can I buy a direct train from Rotterdam to Tilburg?
Yes, there are 50 direct trains a day to Tilburg from Rotterdam. If you’re looking for a direct train from Rotterdam to Tilburg, consider travelling with Ns_ic. Non-stop train services tend to offer more convenience and save you time getting you to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to this when booking your train tickets.
How many trains per day are there to Tilburg from Rotterdam?
The average number of trains departing Rotterdam for Tilburg is 50 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
When does the first train depart from Rotterdam to Tilburg? When does the last train depart from Rotterdam to Tilburg?
The earliest train departing from Rotterdam to Tilburg leaves at 07: 22. The last train departing from Rotterdam to Tilburg leaves at 08: 21. You can find the latest Rotterdam to Tilburg train times on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.
How far in advance should I purchase a train ticket between Rotterdam and Tilburg to get the best deals?
You can find a train to Tilburg from Rotterdam to cost on average £13 one way if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend buying train tickets in advance to score the best deals and save money on your journey. You’ll see tickets for the Rotterdam to Tilburg train generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

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 Tilburg.
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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