There are 5 ways to get from Alkmaar to Rotterdam by train, car or rideshare

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  1 h 26 min

  1. Intercity
  2. Thalys / ...

$16 - $36

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  1 h 26 min

  1. 61.4 miles

$6

3 alternative options

Train via Amsterdam Sloterdijk  •  1 h 48 min

  1. Intercity
  2. Intercity

$17 - $31

Train #2  •  2 h 11 min

  1. Regional-Express

$17 - $30

Drive  •  1 h 2 min

  1. 62.3 miles

$15 - $22

What companies run services between Alkmaar, Netherlands and Rotterdam, Netherlands?

You can take a train from Alkmaar to Rotterdam via Amsterdam Centraal in around 1 h 26 min.

Train operators
Dutch Railways (NS)
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Alkmaar to Amsterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $15
Website
ns.nl
Purchase a
eurail.com
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $14
Website
ns.nl
Purchase a
eurail.com
Train from Alkmaar to Amsterdam Sloterdijk
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $14
Website
ns.nl
Purchase a
eurail.com
Train from Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Rotterdam Blaak
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $17
Website
ns.nl
Purchase a
eurail.com
Train from Alkmaar to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
2 h 11 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $30
Website
ns.nl
Purchase a
eurail.com
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $22
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$18 - $22
1st Class
$22 - $35
Other operators
BlaBlaCar
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Alkmaar to Rotterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Alkmaar and Rotterdam is 81 km. The road distance is 100 km.

The cheapest way to get from Alkmaar to Rotterdam is to rideshare which costs 5€ and takes 1 h 26 min.

The quickest way to get from Alkmaar to Rotterdam is to drive which takes 1 h 2 min and costs 12€ - 19€.

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Alkmaar and arriving at Rotterdam Centraal. Services depart five times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 11 min.

It takes approximately 1 h 26 min to get from Alkmaar to Rotterdam, including transfers.