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from Rotterdam to Amsterdam

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

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To get from Rotterdam to Amsterdam on 20 Jun we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

08:05Rotterdam, Conradstraat1h10 09:15Amsterdam, Sloterdijk
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£41One-way
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08:05Rotterdam, Conradstraat1h10 09:15Amsterdam, Sloterdijk
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£41One-way
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08:40Rotterdam, Conradstraat1h20 10:00Amsterdam, Sloterdijk
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£51One-way
17:30Rotterdam, Conradstraat1h30 19:00Amsterdam, Sloterdijk
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£71One-way
11:00Rotterdam, Conradstraat1h40 12:40Amsterdam, Sloterdijk
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£71One-way

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20 Jun
£15
£4Flixbus
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21 Jun
£15
£5Flixbus
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22 Jun
£15
£5Flixbus
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23 Jun
£15
£7Flixbus
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24 Jun
£15
£4Flixbus
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25 Jun
£15
£5Flixbus
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26 Jun
£15
£5Flixbus
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27 Jun
£15
£4Flixbus
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28 Jun
£15
£4Flixbus
Tue
29 Jun
£15
£5Flixbus
Wed
30 Jun
£15
£5Flixbus
Thu
1 Jul
£15
£4Flixbus
Fri
2 Jul
£15
£4Flixbus
Sat
3 Jul
£15
£5Flixbus
Sun
4 Jul
£15
£5Flixbus
Mon
5 Jul
£15
£5Flixbus
Tue
6 Jul
£15
£5Flixbus
Wed
7 Jul
£15
£5Flixbus
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8 Jul
£15
£4Flixbus
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9 Jul
£15
£5Flixbus
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What is the best way to travel from Rotterdam to Amsterdam?

Cheapest way to travel from Rotterdam to Amsterdam

Taking the bus is the cheapest way to travel from Rotterdam to Amsterdam. Most coaches traveling from Rotterdam to Amsterdam depart from Rotterdam Conradstraat bus station and take at least 1:25 h to arrive at Amsterdam Sloterdijk bus station. Usually 2-3 coaches travel from Rotterdam to Amsterdam everyday with coaches beginning to depart Amsterdam at 9:45 a.m. Flixbus is the main bus company that travels from Rotterdam to Amsterdam. Ride sharing services like Bla Bla Car also frequently make the trip.

Fastest way to travel from Rotterdam to Amsterdam

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

Most popular way to travel from Rotterdam to Amsterdam

Taking a train is the most popular way to travel from Rotterdam to Amsterdam. Taking the train can be nearly an hour faster than taking the train and only costs £6 more on average. Ridesharing services like Bla Bla Car are also popular options for traveling from Rotterdam to Amsterdam considering how close these cities are to each other.


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FAQs
What are my Rotterdam to Amsterdam travel options?

There are 2 ways that you can travel between Rotterdam and Amsterdam. You can take a coach or train.

How many miles are between Rotterdam and Amsterdam

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

Where do people depart from and arrive in when travelling from Rotterdam to Amsterdam?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when travelling from Rotterdam to Amsterdam:

  • Most travellers board their coach from Rotterdam, Conradstraat (Centraal Station) and arrive in Amsterdam, Sloterdijk.
  • Most travellers who book a train ticket from Rotterdam to Amsterdam depart from Rotterdam Centraal to Amsterdam Centraal.
Which travel companies can take me from Rotterdam to Amsterdam?

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

  • You can take a coach from Rotterdam to Amsterdam with Flixbus. Cheap tickets can be found for £5 with Flixbus from Rotterdam to Amsterdam.
Can I travel directly to Amsterdam from Rotterdam?

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

  • You can take a direct coach with Flixbus.
  • You can take a direct train with or.

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

What other destinations are worth visiting after travelling from Rotterdam to Amsterdam?
Many of our customers travelling from Rotterdam to Amsterdam don't make Amsterdam their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after are Paris, London or Brussels, either of which you could add to your Rotterdam and Amsterdam trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Amsterdam to any of these top destinations today!
How early should I buy Rotterdam to Amsterdam tickets online to score the best deals?

When planning your trip between Rotterdam and Amsterdam, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to purchase and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Coach tickets cost on average £5 one way.
  • Train tickets are costing on average £15 one way.

However, we recommend buying tickets between Rotterdam and Amsterdam online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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

Coach services offer the cheapest way to get from Rotterdam to Amsterdam. Tickets for a coach cost on average £5.

This is compared to other travel options to Amsterdam:

A coach is generally £11 less than a train for the same trip. A train costs on average £15 from Rotterdam to Amsterdam.

What is the fastest way to get to Amsterdam from Rotterdam?

The fastest way to get to Amsterdam from Rotterdam is by train with an average travel time of 40 min.

There are alternative travel options to Amsterdam that can usually take longer:

In comparison, travelling by coach can take you on average 1 h 10 min.

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Where is the airport and what is the best way to get there?
The RET Citybus 33 connects Rotterdam and Rotterdam Centraal
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