There are 4 ways to get from Arnhem to Rotterdam by train, bus or car

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Train  •  1 h 31 min

  1. Take the train from Arnhem Centraal to Utrecht Centraal Intercity / ...
  2. Take the train from Utrecht Centraal to Rotterdam Centraal Intercity

$19 - $44

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Train, bus  •  2 h 31 min

  1. Take the train from Arnhem Centraal to Utrecht Centraal Intercity / ...
  2. Take the bus from Utrecht to Rotterdam, Rotterdam CS N31

$13 - $33

2 alternative options

Bus  •  4 h 24 min

  1. Take the bus from Wageningen, Busstation to Utrecht, CS Jaarbeurszijde 50
  2. Take the bus from Utrecht, CS Jaarbeurszijde to Rotterdam, Capelsebrug Laag 195 / ...

Drive  •  1 h 9 min

  1. Drive from Arnhem to Rotterdam 72 miles

$17 - $26

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct train from Arnhem to Rotterdam. However, there are services departing from Arnhem Centraal and arriving at Rotterdam Centraal via Utrecht Centraal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 31 min.

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The distance between Arnhem and Rotterdam is 98 km. The road distance is 115.2 km.

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The best way to get from Arnhem to Rotterdam without a car is to train which takes 1 h 31 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 1 h 31 min to get from Arnhem to Rotterdam, including transfers.

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Arnhem to Rotterdam train services, operated by Dutch Railways (NS), depart from Arnhem Centraal station.

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The best way to get from Arnhem to Rotterdam is to train which takes 1 h 31 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 4 h 24 min.

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Arnhem to Rotterdam train services, operated by Dutch Railways (NS), arrive at Rotterdam Centraal station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Arnhem to Rotterdam is 115 km. It takes approximately 1 h 9 min to drive from Arnhem to Rotterdam.

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Map of how to get from Arnhem to Rotterdam.
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  • Distance: 61.5 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 31 min

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

You can take a train from Arnhem to Rotterdam via Utrecht Centraal in around 1 h 31 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Arnhem to Rotterdam via Wageningen, Busstation, Utrecht, CS Jaarbeurszijde, Rotterdam, Capelsebrug Laag, and Rotterdam, Capelsebrug in around 4 h 24 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 Arnhem Centraal to Utrecht Centraal
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $18
Website
ns.nl
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Train from Utrecht Centraal to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $17
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and offers many different types of rail transportation including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Arnhem Centraal to Utrecht Centraal
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $28
Website
bahn.de
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 Utrecht to Rotterdam, Rotterdam CS
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Syntus Utrecht
Website
syntusutrecht.nl
Bus from Wageningen, Busstation to Utrecht, CS Jaarbeurszijde
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Schedules at
syntusutrecht.nl
Bus from Utrecht, CS Jaarbeurszijde to Rotterdam, Capelsebrug Laag
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
syntusutrecht.nl
Arriva NL
Website
arriva.nl
Bus from Utrecht, Centraal Jaarbeurszijde to Rotterdam, Metro Capelsebrug
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $11
Website
arriva.nl

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