There are 3 ways to get from Rotterdam to Arnhem by train, 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.

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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  •  3 h 3 min

  1. Take the bus from Rotterdam, Capelsebrug Hoog to Utrecht, CS Jaarbeurszijde 195 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Utrecht Centraal to Ede-Wageningen Snelbus i.p.v. trein

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

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

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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 nearest airport to Arnhem is Weeze (NRN) Airport which is 45.4 km away. Other nearby airports include Eindhoven (EIN) (68.2 km), Amsterdam (AMS) (86.4 km), Dusseldorf (DUS) (97.7 km) and Rotterdam (RTM) (101.3 km).

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Map of how to get 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. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Rotterdam to Arnhem via Rotterdam, Capelsebrug, Rotterdam, Capelsebrug Hoog, Utrecht, CS Jaarbeurszijde, Utrecht Centraal, and Ede-Wageningen in around 3 h 3 min.

Train operators
Dutch Railways (NS)
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Rotterdam Centraal to Utrecht Centraal
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $17
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Utrecht Centraal to Arnhem Centraal
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $17
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Deutsche Bahn
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
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
Website
arriva.nl
Bus from Rotterdam, Metro Capelsebrug to Utrecht, Centraal Jaarbeurszijde
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
arriva.nl
Dutch Railways (NS)
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Bus from Utrecht Centraal to Ede-Wageningen
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com

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