There are 4 ways to get from Rotterdam to Apeldoorn by train, bus, night bus 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.

Recommended option

Train  •  1 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to Amersfoort Intercity
  2. Take the train from Amersfoort to Apeldoorn Intercity / ...

$18 - $32

Cheapest option

Night bus  •  2 h 15 min

  1. Take the night bus from Rotterdam, Rotterdam CS to Apeldoorn N31

$7 - $13

2 alternative options

Train, bus  •  3 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to Amersfoort Intercity
  2. Take the bus from Amersfoort, Centraal Station to Apeldoorn, Station 102

$16 - $26

Drive  •  1 h 16 min

  1. Drive from Rotterdam to Apeldoorn 77.3 miles

$18 - $28

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

You can take a train from Rotterdam to Apeldoorn via Amersfoort in around 1 h 32 min.

Train operators
Dutch Railways (NS)
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Rotterdam Centraal to Amersfoort
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $23
Website
ns.nl
Purchase a
eurail.com
Train from Amersfoort to Apeldoorn
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Website
ns.nl
Purchase a
eurail.com
Bus operators
Keolis Nederland
Phone
088 - 033 13 60
Website
keolis.nl
Bus from Amersfoort, Centraal Station to Apeldoorn, Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
keolis.nl
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Night bus from Rotterdam, Rotterdam CS to Apeldoorn
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $13
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Rotterdam to Apeldoorn?

The distance between Rotterdam and Apeldoorn is 107 km. The road distance is 124 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Rotterdam to Apeldoorn?

The cheapest way to get from Rotterdam to Apeldoorn is to night bus which costs 6€ - 11€ and takes 2 h 15 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Rotterdam to Apeldoorn?

The quickest way to get from Rotterdam to Apeldoorn is to drive which takes 1 h 16 min and costs 15€ - 23€.

Is there a direct train between Rotterdam and Apeldoorn?

No, there is no direct train from Rotterdam to Apeldoorn. However, there are services departing from Rotterdam Centraal and arriving at Apeldoorn via Amersfoort. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 32 min.

Is there a direct bus between Rotterdam and Apeldoorn?

Yes, there is an overnight bus departing from Rotterdam, Rotterdam CS and arriving at Apeldoorn. This bus operates every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 15 min.

How long does it take to get from Rotterdam to Apeldoorn?

It takes approximately 1 h 32 min to get from Rotterdam to Apeldoorn, including transfers.