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There are 5 ways to get from Rotterdam to Amsterdam Centraal Station by train, bus, rideshare, 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

  1. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to Amsterdam Centraal

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Rotterdam Conradstraat to Amsterdam Prins Hendrikplantsoen

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Rideshare

  1. Take the rideshare from Rotterdam to Amsterdam

Taxi

  1. Take a taxi from Rotterdam to Amsterdam Centraal Station

Drive

  1. Drive from Rotterdam to Amsterdam Centraal Station

Rotterdam to Amsterdam Centraal Station by train

611 Weekly Trains
41 min Average Duration
€11 Cheapest Price
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Rotterdam → Amsterdam Centraal Station
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Travel within Netherlands

There are no current restrictions

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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Yes, travel within Netherlands is currently allowed.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are recommended
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • There are no current restrictions

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Amsterdam Centraal Station is 1351.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Amsterdam Centraal Station is recommended.

The social distance requirement in Amsterdam Centraal 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: 17 Nov 2022
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The cheapest way to get from Rotterdam to Amsterdam Centraal Station is to bus which costs €2 - €4 and takes 1h 20m.

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The quickest way to get from Rotterdam to Amsterdam Centraal Station is to train which costs €11 - €26 and takes 41 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Rotterdam Conradstraat and arriving at Amsterdam Prins Hendrikplantsoen. Services depart twice daily, and operate Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 1h 15m.

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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 and Amsterdam Centraal Station is 58 km. The road distance is 76 km.

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The best way to get from Rotterdam to Amsterdam Centraal Station without a car is to train which takes 41 min 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 to Amsterdam Centraal Station bus services, operated by Union Ivkoni, depart from Rotterdam Conradstraat station.

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

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The best way to get from Rotterdam to Amsterdam Centraal Station is to train which takes 41 min and costs €11 - €26. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €2 - €4 and takes 1h 20m.

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Map of how to get from Rotterdam to Amsterdam Centraal Station.
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  • Distance: 58.3 km
  • Duration: 41 min

What companies run services between Rotterdam, Netherlands and Amsterdam Centraal 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. Alternatively, Union Ivkoni operates a bus from Rotterdam Conradstraat to Amsterdam Prins Hendrikplantsoen twice daily. Tickets cost €2 - €4 and the journey takes 1h 15m.

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)
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Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€11 - €16
1st Class
€19 - €26
Bus operators
Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus from Rotterdam Conradstraat to Amsterdam Prins Hendrikplantsoen
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€2 - €4
Website
Union Ivkoni
Other operators
BlaBlaCar
Phone
+3 318 576 2228
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 to Amsterdam Centraal Station
Ave. Duration
56 min
Estimated price
€210 - €260
Watertaxi Rotterdam
Phone
+31 104030303
Website
watertaxirotterdam.nl
Rotterdamse Taxi Centrale
Phone
+31 10 462 6060
Website
rtcnv.nl
Rotterdam Taxi Service
Phone
+31 10 229 3508
Website
rotterdamtaxiservice.nl
Rotterdam Taxi Service
Phone
+31 10 2372018
Website
rotterdamtaxicentrale.nl
Citytaxi Rotterdam 010
Phone
+31 103402901
Website
citytaxirotterdam010.nl

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Rotterdam to Amsterdam Centraal Station bus services, operated by Union Ivkoni, arrive at Amsterdam Prins Hendrikplantsoen station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Rotterdam to Amsterdam Centraal Station is 76 km. It takes approximately 56 min to drive from Rotterdam to Amsterdam Centraal Station.

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

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