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There are 6 ways to get from Rotterdam Centraal Station to Waterlooplein (Station) by train, bus, rideshare, taxi or car

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Recommended option

Train  •  1h 6m

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

€11 - €26

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  1h 27m

  1. Take the rideshare from Rotterdam to Amsterdam 73.9 km

€5

4 alternative options

Train via Amsterdam, Amstelstation  •  1h 19m

  1. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to Amsterdam Amstel Sprinter

€13 - €29

Train, line 397 bus  •  1h 26m

  1. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to Schiphol Airport Intercity direct / ...
  2. Take the line 397 bus from Schiphol, Airport to Amsterdam, Rijksmuseum 397

€13 - €25

Taxi  •  54 min

  1. Take a taxi from Rotterdam Centraal Station to Waterlooplein (Station) 74.2 km

€170 - €210

Drive  •  54 min

  1. Drive from Rotterdam Centraal Station to Waterlooplein (Station) 74.2 km

€9 - €14

Rotterdam Centraal Station to Waterlooplein (Station) by walk, train and subway

The journey time between Rotterdam Centraal Station and Waterlooplein (Station) is around 1h 15m and covers a distance of around 76 km. The fastest journey normally takes 1h 14m. Operated by Dutch Railways (NS) and GVB, the Rotterdam Centraal Station to Waterlooplein (Station) service departs from Rotterdam Centraal Station and arrives in Amsterdam, Waterlooplein. Typically 285 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
1h 15m
Fastest journey time:
1h 14m
Services per week:
285
Cheapest price:
€13
Carbon emissions:
3 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
05:25
Last service departs at:
23:25

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Rotterdam Centraal Station to Waterlooplein (Station) walk, train and subway schedules

Rotterdam Centraal Station → Waterlooplein (Station)
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COVID-19 help in Netherlands

If you need help, visit the national COVID-19 website or call the COVID-19 Helpline 1351

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Further restrictions may be implemented at short notice
  • Nationwide control measures in place

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Waterlooplein (Station) is 1351.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Waterlooplein (Station) is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Waterlooplein (Station) is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 1351.

Last updated: 16 Jun 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Rotterdam Centraal Station to Waterlooplein (Station) is to rideshare which costs €5 and takes 1h 27m.

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The quickest way to get from Rotterdam Centraal Station to Waterlooplein (Station) is to taxi which costs €170 - €210 and takes 54 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Rotterdam Centraal and arriving at Amsterdam Centraal. Services depart every 15 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 41 min.

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The distance between Rotterdam Centraal Station and Waterlooplein (Station) is 57 km. The road distance is 74.2 km.

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The best way to get from Rotterdam Centraal Station to Waterlooplein (Station) without a car is to train which takes 1h 6m and costs €11 - €26.

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The train from Rotterdam Centraal to Amsterdam Centraal takes 41 min including transfers and departs every 15 minutes.

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Rotterdam Centraal Station to Waterlooplein (Station) is 74 km. It takes approximately 54 min to drive from Rotterdam Centraal Station to Waterlooplein (Station).

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There are 736+ hotels available in Waterlooplein (Station). Prices start at €75 per night.

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Map of how to get from Rotterdam Centraal Station to Waterlooplein (Station).
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  • Distance: 57.5 km
  • Duration: 1h 6m

What companies run services between Rotterdam Centraal Station, Netherlands and Waterlooplein (Station), Netherlands?

Dutch Railways (NS) operates a train from Rotterdam Centraal to Amsterdam Centraal every 15 minutes. Tickets cost €11 - €26 and the journey takes 41 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 Rotterdam Centraal to Amsterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
€11 - €26
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€11 - €16
1st Class
€19 - €26
Train from Rotterdam Centraal to Amsterdam Amstel
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€11 - €27
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€11 - €17
1st Class
€19 - €27
Train from Rotterdam Centraal to Schiphol Airport
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
€9 - €21
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€9 - €13
1st Class
€16 - €21
Bus operators
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 Rotterdam to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€5
Book at
blablacar.co.uk
Taxi from Rotterdam Centraal Station to Waterlooplein (Station)
Ave. Duration
54 min
Estimated price
€170 - €210
Taxi Erdogan
Phone
+31 6 24856139
Rotterdamse Taxi Centrale
Phone
+31 10 462 6060
Website
rtcnv.nl
Rotterdam Taxi Service
Phone
+31 10 229 3508
Website
rotterdamtaxiservice.nl
PrimoTaxi
Phone
+31 10 262 2540
Website
primotaxi.nl

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

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