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from Rotterdam to Amsterdam

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

Our recommendation

To get from Rotterdam to Amsterdam on 1 Dec we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

08:40Rotterdam, Conradstraat1h20 10:00Amsterdam
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£51One-way
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08:40Rotterdam, Conradstraat1h20 10:00Amsterdam
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08:40Rotterdam, Conradstraat1h20 10:00Amsterdam, Sloterdijk
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10:20Rotterdam, Conradstraat1h10 11:30Amsterdam, Sloterdijk
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10:20Rotterdam, Conradstraat1h10 11:30Amsterdam
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Wed
1 Dec
£15Ns
£5Flixbus
Thu
2 Dec
£15Ns_ic
£4Flixbus
Fri
3 Dec
£15Ns_ic
£4Flixbus
Sat
4 Dec
£15Ns
£4Flixbus
Sun
5 Dec
£15Ns
£4Flixbus
Mon
6 Dec
£15Ns
£4Flixbus
Tue
7 Dec
£15Ns
£4Flixbus
Wed
8 Dec
£15Ns
£4Flixbus
Thu
9 Dec
£15Ns
£4Flixbus
Fri
10 Dec
£15Ns
£4Flixbus
Sat
11 Dec
£15Ns_ic
£4Flixbus
Sun
12 Dec
£15Ns_ic
£4Flixbus
Mon
13 Dec
£15Ns
£4Flixbus
Tue
14 Dec
£15Ns
£4BlaBlaCar Bus
Wed
15 Dec
£15Ns
£4Flixbus
Thu
16 Dec
£15Ns
£4Flixbus
Fri
17 Dec
£15Ns
£4BlaBlaCar Bus
Sat
18 Dec
£15Ns
£4BlaBlaCar Bus
Sun
19 Dec
£15Ns
£5Flixbus
Mon
20 Dec
£15Ns_ic
£4Flixbus

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?

You can travel to Amsterdam from Rotterdam 2 different ways: coach or train.

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

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

This is compared to other travel options to Amsterdam:

A coach journey is usually £11 less than a journey to Amsterdam by train, which costs on average £15 for the same trip.

What is the quickest way from Rotterdam to Amsterdam?

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.

How far is Amsterdam from Rotterdam?

The distance between Rotterdam and Amsterdam is around 35 miles (57 km).

How many scheduled departures are there a day from Rotterdam to Amsterdam?

The average frequency per day from Rotterdam to Amsterdam is:

  • 25 trains per day.

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

When going from Rotterdam to Amsterdam, where do I depart from Rotterdam and where do I arrive in Amsterdam?

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

  • Coaches from Rotterdam to Amsterdam most often leave from Rotterdam, Conradstraat (Centraal Station) and arrive in Amsterdam, Radarweg (Sloterdijk).
  • Trains from Rotterdam to Amsterdam most often leave from Rotterdam Centraal and arrive in Amsterdam Centraal.
Which travel companies can get me from Rotterdam to Amsterdam?

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Rotterdam to Amsterdam, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Flixbus can take you to Amsterdam by coach. If searching for a good deal on coaches, you can find tickets for Flixbus from Rotterdam to Amsterdam for £4.
Is it possible to travel directly to Amsterdam from Rotterdam?

Yes, there are direct services available between Rotterdam and Amsterdam with the following travel operators:

  • You'll find direct coaches with Flixbus.

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 to Amsterdam from Rotterdam.

What other destinations are worth visiting after travelling from Rotterdam to Amsterdam?
Many of our customers who book a trip from Rotterdam to Amsterdam often extend their holiday and travel to other popular destinations like Paris, London or Brussels. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Rotterdam and Amsterdam itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Amsterdam and any of these top destinations today!
How early should I purchase tickets from Rotterdam to Amsterdam online for the best deals?

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

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

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