There are 5 ways to get from Amsterdam Airport (AMS) to Rotterdam by train, night bus, rideshare, taxi or car
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Train • 26 min
$11 - $40
Night bus • 45 min
$3 - $6
3 alternative options
Rideshare • 1 h
Taxi • 38 min
$160 - $200
Drive • 38 min
$9 - $14
Questions & Answers
The cheapest way to get from Amsterdam Airport (AMS) to Rotterdam is to night bus which costs 2€ - 5€ and takes 45 min.
The quickest way to get from Amsterdam Airport (AMS) to Rotterdam is to train which costs 9€ - 35€ and takes 26 min.
Yes, there is an overnight bus departing from Amsterdam, Schiphol Airport and arriving at Rotterdam, Rotterdam CS. This bus operates every day. The journey takes approximately 45 min.
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.
The distance between Amsterdam Airport (AMS) and Rotterdam is 47 km. The road distance is 60.6 km.
The best way to get from Amsterdam Airport (AMS) to Rotterdam without a car is to train which takes 26 min and costs 9€ - 35€.
The train from Schiphol Airport to Rotterdam Centraal takes 26 min including transfers and departs every 15 minutes.
Amsterdam Airport (AMS) to Rotterdam bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Amsterdam, Schiphol Airport station.
Amsterdam Airport (AMS) to Rotterdam train services, operated by Dutch Railways (NS), depart from Schiphol Airport station.
Amsterdam Airport (AMS) to Rotterdam bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Rotterdam, Rotterdam CS station.
What companies run services between Amsterdam Airport (AMS), Netherlands and Rotterdam, Netherlands?
Dutch Railways (NS) operates a train from Amsterdam Airport (AMS) to Rotterdam every 20 minutes. Tickets cost $11 - $20 and the journey takes 26 min. Thalys also services this route hourly.
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.
Train from Schiphol Airport to Rotterdam Centraal
One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.
Night bus from Amsterdam, Schiphol Airport to Rotterdam, Rotterdam CS
- Ave. Duration
- 45 min
- Once daily
- Estimated price
- $3 - $6
A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. 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 be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.
Rideshare from Amsterdam Airport Schiphol to Rotterdam
- Ave. Duration
- 1 h
- Twice daily
- Estimated price
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More Questions & Answers
Amsterdam Airport (AMS) to Rotterdam train services, operated by Dutch Railways (NS), arrive at Rotterdam Centraal station.
Yes, the driving distance between Amsterdam Airport (AMS) to Rotterdam is 61 km. It takes approximately 38 min to drive from Amsterdam Airport (AMS) to Rotterdam.
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