There are 5 ways to get from Amsterdam Airport (AMS) to Rotterdam Alexander by train, bus, taxi or car

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

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Train  •  40 min

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

$15 - $44

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Bus  •  59 min

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

$7 - $14

3 alternative options

Line 470 bus, line 190 bus  •  2 h 30 min

  1. Take the line 470 bus from Schiphol, Airport to Alphen a/d Rijn, Station 470 / ...
  2. Take the line 190 bus from Gouda, Station to Rotterdam, Station Alexander 190

$8 - $11

Taxi  •  41 min

  1. Take a taxi from Amsterdam Airport (AMS) to Rotterdam Alexander 42.8 miles

$180 - $230

Drive  •  41 min

  1. Drive from Amsterdam Airport (AMS) to Rotterdam Alexander 42.8 miles

$10 - $15

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct train from Amsterdam Airport (AMS) to Rotterdam Alexander. However, there are services departing from Schiphol Airport and arriving at Rotterdam Alexander via Rotterdam Centraal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 40 min.

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The distance between Amsterdam Airport (AMS) and Rotterdam Alexander is 42 km. The road distance is 68.4 km.

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The best way to get from Amsterdam Airport (AMS) to Rotterdam Alexander without a car is to train which takes 40 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 40 min to get from Amsterdam Airport (AMS) to Rotterdam Alexander, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Amsterdam Airport (AMS) to Rotterdam Alexander is to train which takes 40 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 59 min.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Amsterdam Airport (AMS) to Rotterdam Alexander is 68 km. It takes approximately 41 min to drive from Amsterdam Airport (AMS) to Rotterdam Alexander.

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  • Distance: 26.4 miles
  • Duration: 40 min

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

You can take a train from Amsterdam Airport (AMS) to Rotterdam Alexander via Rotterdam Centraal in around 40 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Amsterdam Airport (AMS) to Rotterdam Alexander 5 times a day. Tickets cost $3 - $6 and the journey takes 45 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
$11 - $20
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Rotterdam Centraal to Rotterdam Alexander
Ave. Duration
8 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $9
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Schiphol Airport to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $40
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$19 - $40
1st Class
$35 - $45
Bus operators
FlixBus

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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Amsterdam Airport to Rotterdam, Rotterdam CS
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Arriva NL
Website
arriva.nl
Bus from Schiphol, Airport to Alphen a/d Rijn, Station
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
arriva.nl
Bus from Gouda, Station to Rotterdam, Station Alexander
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
arriva.nl
Other operators
Taxi from Amsterdam Airport (AMS) to Rotterdam Alexander
Ave. Duration
41 min
Estimated price
$180 - $230
TCA Taxi
Phone
+31 20 777 7777
Website
tcataxi.nl
Staxi
Phone
+31 20 705 8888
Website
staxi.nl
Goedkoopnaarschiphol.NL
Phone
+31 20 260 0810
Website
goedkoopnaarschiphol.nl

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