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

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Train  •  1 h 21 min

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

$19 - $44

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Bus Qbuzz, train  •  2 h 4 min

  1. Take the bus from Rotterdam, Kralingse Zoom to Utrecht, CS Jaarbeurszijde 388
  2. Take the train from Utrecht Centraal to Arnhem Centraal Intercity / ...

$21 - $42

Bus, train via Rotterdam, Beurs  •  2 h 39 min

  1. Take the bus from Rotterdam, Capelsebrug Hoog to Utrecht, CS Jaarbeurszijde 195 / ...
  2. Take the train from Utrecht Centraal to Arnhem Centraal Intercity / ...

$20 - $40

Drive  •  1 h 10 min

  1. Drive from Rotterdam to Arnhem 72.3 miles

$17 - $26

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The cheapest way to get from Rotterdam to Arnhem is to drive which costs 15€ - 23€ and takes 1 h 10 min.

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The quickest way to get from Rotterdam to Arnhem is to drive which costs 15€ - 23€ and takes 1 h 10 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Rotterdam to Arnhem. However, there are services departing from Rotterdam Centraal and arriving at Arnhem Centraal via Utrecht Centraal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 21 min.

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The distance between Rotterdam and Arnhem is 98 km. The road distance is 115.7 km.

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The best way to get from Rotterdam to Arnhem without a car is to train which takes 1 h 21 min and costs 16€ - 40€.

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It takes approximately 1 h 21 min to get from Rotterdam to Arnhem, including transfers.

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Rotterdam to Arnhem is 116 km. It takes approximately 1 h 10 min to drive from Rotterdam to Arnhem.

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  • Distance: 61.5 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 21 min

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

You can take a train from Rotterdam to Arnhem via Utrecht Centraal in around 1 h 21 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 Utrecht Centraal
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $17
Website
ns.nl
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Train from Utrecht Centraal to Arnhem Centraal
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $18
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 Utrecht Centraal to Arnhem Centraal
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Website
bahn.de
Bus operators
Qbuzz
Phone
033 -4601580
Website
qbuzz.nl
Bus from Rotterdam, Kralingse Zoom to Utrecht, CS Jaarbeurszijde
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $15
Website
Qbuzz
Syntus Utrecht
Website
syntusutrecht.nl
Bus from Rotterdam, Capelsebrug Hoog to Utrecht, CS Jaarbeurszijde
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
syntusutrecht.nl
Arriva NL
Phone
+31 900 2022022
Website
arriva.nl
Bus from Rotterdam, Metro Capelsebrug to Utrecht, Centraal Jaarbeurszijde
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $11
Website
arriva.nl

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