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There are 6 ways to get from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport (AMS) to Rotterdam by train, bus, rideshare, taxi, car or towncar

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Train  •  26 min

  1. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Rotterdam Centraal Intercity direct / ...

9€ - 75€

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Rideshare  •  1h

  1. Take the rideshare from Amsterdam Airport Schiphol to Rotterdam 58.8 km

5€

4 alternative options

Bus  •  50 min

  1. Take the bus from Amsterdam, Schiphol Airport to Rotterdam, Rotterdam CS 819 / ...

6€ - 8€

Taxi  •  39 min

  1. Take a taxi from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport (AMS) to Rotterdam 60.7 km

140€ - 180€

Drive  •  39 min

  1. Drive from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport (AMS) to Rotterdam 60.7 km

8€ - 12€

Towncar  •  39 min

  1. Take a town car from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Rotterdam 60.7 km

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The cheapest way to get from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport (AMS) to Rotterdam is to rideshare which costs 5€ and takes 1h.

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The quickest way to get from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport (AMS) to Rotterdam is to train which costs 9€ - 75€ and takes 26 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Amsterdam, Schiphol Airport and arriving at Rotterdam, Rotterdam CS. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 50 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Schiphol Airport and arriving at Rotterdam Centraal. Services depart every 15 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 26 min.

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The distance between Amsterdam Schiphol Airport (AMS) and Rotterdam is 47 km. The road distance is 60.7 km.

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The best way to get from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport (AMS) to Rotterdam without a car is to train which takes 26 min and costs 9€ - 75€.

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The train from Schiphol Airport to Rotterdam Centraal takes 26 min including transfers and departs every 15 minutes.

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Amsterdam Schiphol Airport (AMS) to Rotterdam bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Amsterdam, Schiphol Airport station.

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Amsterdam Schiphol Airport (AMS) to Rotterdam train services, operated by Dutch Railways (NS), depart from Schiphol Airport station.

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The best way to get from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport (AMS) to Rotterdam is to train which takes 26 min and costs 9€ - 75€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 6€ - 8€ and takes 50 min.

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Map of how to get from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport (AMS) to Rotterdam.
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  • Distance: 47.2 km
  • Duration: 26 min

What companies run services between Amsterdam Schiphol Airport (AMS), Netherlands and Rotterdam, Netherlands?

Dutch Railways (NS) operates a train from Schiphol Airport to Rotterdam Centraal every 20 minutes. Tickets cost 9€ - 21€ and the journey takes 26 min. Thalys also services this route every 4 hours. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Amsterdam, Schiphol Airport to Rotterdam, Rotterdam CS hourly. Tickets cost 6€ - 8€ and the journey takes 50 min.

Train operators
Dutch Railways (NS)

Dutch Railways (NS) is the main passenger railway operator in the Netherlands. Founded in 1938, NS connects all major cities in the Netherlands, and offers night trains, international trains, Intercity direct, and trains to and from the airport. NS International is the international subsidiary of NS; their services include high-speed trains such as Thalys, ICE International, Eurostar and TGV, to major European hubs including Paris, London, Brussels, Berlin, Cologne, Frankfurt and Lille.

Contact Details
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Schiphol Airport to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
9€ - 21€
Website
NS
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Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
9€ - 13€
1st Class
16€ - 21€
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Schiphol Airport to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
40€ - 75€
Website
Thalys
Standard
40€ - 55€
Comfort
50€ - 70€
Premium
50€ - 75€
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Amsterdam, Schiphol Airport to Rotterdam, Rotterdam CS
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
6€ - 8€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

Blablacar is a popular ridesharing platform with 70 million users over 22 (mostly European) countries. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility, you’ll get to your destination often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait to be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Amsterdam Airport Schiphol to Rotterdam
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
5€
Book at
blablacar.co.uk
Taxi from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport (AMS) to Rotterdam
Ave. Duration
39 min
Estimated price
140€ - 180€
TCA Taxi
Phone
+31 20 777 7777
Website
tcataxi.nl
Taxi Team Amsterdam
Phone
+31 64 444 4087
Website
taxiamsterdam-020.com
Staxi
Phone
+31 20 705 8888
Website
staxi.nl
PrimoTaxi
Phone
+ 31 10 262 2540
Website
primotaxi.nl
Goedkoopnaarschiphol.NL
Phone
+31 20 260 0810
Website
goedkoopnaarschiphol.nl
Jayride
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Rotterdam

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Amsterdam Schiphol Airport (AMS) to Rotterdam bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Rotterdam, Rotterdam CS station.

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Amsterdam Schiphol Airport (AMS) to Rotterdam train services, operated by Dutch Railways (NS), arrive at Rotterdam Centraal station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Amsterdam Schiphol Airport (AMS) to Rotterdam is 61 km. It takes approximately 39 min to drive from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport (AMS) to Rotterdam.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Amsterdam Schiphol Airport (AMS) and Rotterdam. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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