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from Amsterdam to Rotterdam

You can get from Amsterdam to Rotterdam by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation

To get from Amsterdam to Rotterdam on 23 Sep we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

08:25Amsterdam Centraal0h41 09:06Rotterdam Centraal
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£171One-way
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08:25Amsterdam Centraal0h41 09:06Rotterdam Centraal
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£171One-way
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08:22Amsterdam Centraal0h41 09:03Rotterdam Centraal
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08:38Amsterdam Centraal0h41 09:19Rotterdam Centraal
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£171One-way
08:08Amsterdam Centraal0h41 08:49Rotterdam Centraal
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Wed
22 Sep
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£9Flixbus
Thu
23 Sep
£15
£8Flixbus
Fri
24 Sep
£15
£4BlaBlaCar Bus
Sat
25 Sep
£15
£4BlaBlaCar Bus
Sun
26 Sep
£15
£4Flixbus
Mon
27 Sep
£15
£4Flixbus
Tue
28 Sep
£15
£4Flixbus
Wed
29 Sep
£15
£4Flixbus
Thu
30 Sep
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£7Flixbus
Fri
1 Oct
£15
£4BlaBlaCar Bus
Sat
2 Oct
£15
£4BlaBlaCar Bus
Sun
3 Oct
£15
£4Flixbus
Mon
4 Oct
£15
£4Flixbus
Tue
5 Oct
£15
£4Flixbus
Wed
6 Oct
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£4Flixbus
Thu
7 Oct
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£4Flixbus
Fri
8 Oct
£15
£4BlaBlaCar Bus
Sat
9 Oct
£15
£4BlaBlaCar Bus
Sun
10 Oct
£15
£4BlaBlaCar Bus
Mon
11 Oct
£15
£4Flixbus
Tue
12 Oct
£15
£4Flixbus

Travel Information from Amsterdam to Rotterdam

distanceDistance35 miles (57 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach or train
priceTicket price range£4 - £15
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £4 • 1 h
fastestFastest modeTrain • £15 • 41 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or

Take a coach or train to travel 35 miles (57 km) between Amsterdam and Rotterdam. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 41 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £4. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are Flixbus or among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach or train from Amsterdam to Rotterdam.

How to Travel from Amsterdam to Rotterdam

Amsterdam and Rotterdam are the two largest cities in the Netherlands, but they are only 74 kilometres apart, making it easy to travel between them. There are no flights owing to the short distance, and the Netherlands doesn't have many intercity buses, so catching the train is easily the most reliable and comfortable way to make the trip.

Amsterdam to Rotterdam Travel Comparison

Average Price

Travel Time

Cheapest Time to Book

buses

£6

1h25

1 Day Ahead

trains

£11

37 m

1 Day Ahead


What is the best way to travel from Amsterdam to Rotterdam?

Cheapest way to travel from Amsterdam to Rotterdam


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Taking the bus is the cheapest way to travel from Amsterdam to Rotterdam. Most buses traveling from Amsterdam to Rotterdam depart from Amsterdam Sloterdijk bus station and take at least 1h25 to arrive at Rotterdam Conradstraat bus station. Usually 5 buses travel from Amsterdam to Rotterdam everyday with buses beginning to depart Amsterdam at 9:30 a.m. Flixbus is the main bus company that travels from Amsterdam to Rotterdam. Ride sharing services like Bla Bla Car also frequently make the trip.


Fastest way to travel from Amsterdam to Rotterdam


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Taking the train is the fastest way to travel from Amsterdam to Rotterdam. Trains depart from Amsterdam's Centraal train station and arrive at Rotterdam Centraal train station after as little as 37 minutes of travel time. All trains travelling from Amsterdam to Rotterdam are operated by NS— the Netherlands' national train company, with hundreds of trains making the trip every day.


Most popular way to travel from Amsterdam to Rotterdam


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Taking a train is the most popular way to travel from Amsterdam to Rotterdam. Taking the train can be nearly an hour faster than taking the train and only costs £7 more on average. Ridesharing services like Bla Bla Car are also popular options for travelling from Amsterdam to Rotterdam considering how close these cities are to each other.


Travel Tips

Travel from Amsterdam to Rotterdam
Travel to Rotterdam 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 Amsterdam to Rotterdam.
FAQs
How do I go from Amsterdam to Rotterdam?

There are 2 ways to travel from Amsterdam to Rotterdam including taking a coach or train.

What is the cheapest way to travel from Amsterdam to Rotterdam?

Coach services offer the cheapest way to get from Amsterdam to Rotterdam. Tickets for a coach cost on average £4.

This is compared to other travel options to Rotterdam:

A coach is £11 less than a train for this route with tickets for a train from Amsterdam to Rotterdam costing on average £15.

What is the fastest way from Amsterdam to Rotterdam?

The quickest way to travel between Amsterdam and Rotterdam is by train, which takes on average 41 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, taking a coach requires on average 1 h   of travel time.

What is the distance from Amsterdam to Rotterdam?

The Amsterdam to Rotterdam distance is approximately 35 miles (57 km).

How many services a day are there from Amsterdam to Rotterdam?

The average frequency per day from Amsterdam to Rotterdam is:

  • 50 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route from Amsterdam to Rotterdam as scheduled services by coach or train can vary by season or day of the week.

What are the departure and arrival points in Amsterdam and in Rotterdam?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points for travellers from Amsterdam to Rotterdam:

  • Coaches most often depart from Amsterdam at Amsterdam, Sloterdijk and arrive in Rotterdam at Rotterdam, Conradstraat (Centraal Station).
  • Trains from Amsterdam to Rotterdam most often leave from Amsterdam Centraal and arrive in Rotterdam Centraal.
Who can get me from Amsterdam to Rotterdam?

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Amsterdam to Rotterdam:

  • You can travel by coach between Amsterdam and Rotterdam with Flixbus, and you can find Flixbus Amsterdam to Rotterdam tickets for £4 on Omio.
Can I travel directly to Rotterdam from Amsterdam?

Yes, there are direct services available from Amsterdam to Rotterdam with the following travel operators:

  • You can take a direct coach with Flixbus with direct coaches per day.
  • You'll find 50 direct trains per day with, Thalys or.

Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Rotterdam as you won't need to change in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets to Rotterdam from Amsterdam.

Where should I go next after I travel between Amsterdam and Rotterdam?
Looking to extend your trip from Amsterdam to Rotterdam? Many Omio customers who go from Amsterdam to Rotterdam usually extend their holiday to explore other popular destinations like Brussels, Paris or London. If you're looking to explore Brussels, Paris or London from Rotterdam, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.
How far in advance should I buy my Amsterdam to Rotterdam ticket online to get the best deals?

Before travelling from Amsterdam to Rotterdam, it’s good to know what ticket you can purchase and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • The price of a coach ticket for this route is £4 one way on average.
  • The price of a train ticket is on average £15 one way for this trip.

But we recommend booking Amsterdam to Rotterdam tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Amsterdam
Rotterdam
Amsterdam City Centre
Amenities
Amsterdam Centraal
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Refreshments
WC

Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is within walking distance of the city centre and is connected to other parts of the city by public transport.<br>Metro lines 51, 52, 53, 54<br>Bus lines 18, 21, 22, 32, 33, 34, 35, 42, 43<br>Tram lines 1, 2, 4, 5, 9, 13, 16, 17, 24, 26
How long does it take to get from the train station to the city centre?
This station is a 5-10 minute walk from the city centre.
Amsterdam Sloterdijk
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