There are 3 ways to get from Rotterdam to Assen by train, bus or car
Train • 2 h 21 min
$28 - $50
Bus • 4 h 28 min
$19 - $31
1 alternative option
Drive • 2 h 9 min
$30 - $50
Questions & Answers
The cheapest way to get from Rotterdam to Assen is to bus which costs 16€ - 27€ and takes 4 h 28 min.
The quickest way to get from Rotterdam to Assen is to drive which costs 29€ - 45€ and takes 2 h 9 min.
No, there is no direct bus from Rotterdam to Assen. However, there are services departing from Rotterdam, Rotterdam CS and arriving at Assen, Noorderstaete via Groningen, Hoofdstation. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 28 min.
Yes, there is a direct train departing from Rotterdam Centraal and arriving at Assen. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 21 min.
The distance between Rotterdam and Assen is 185 km. The road distance is 224.3 km.
The best way to get from Rotterdam to Assen without a car is to train which takes 2 h 21 min and costs 24€ - 45€.
The train from Rotterdam Centraal to Assen takes 2 h 21 min including transfers and departs hourly.
Rotterdam to Assen bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Rotterdam, Rotterdam CS station.
Rotterdam to Assen train services, operated by Dutch Railways (NS), depart from Rotterdam Centraal station.
The best way to get from Rotterdam to Assen is to train which takes 2 h 21 min and costs 24€ - 45€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 16€ - 27€ and takes 4 h 28 min.
What companies run services between Rotterdam, Netherlands and Assen, Netherlands?
Dutch Railways (NS) operates a train from Rotterdam to Assen hourly. Tickets cost $28 - $50 and the journey takes 2 h 21 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Rotterdam to Assen 6 times a week. Tickets cost $15 - $25 and the journey takes 3 h 50 min.
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.
Train from Rotterdam Centraal to Assen
One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.
Bus from Rotterdam, Rotterdam CS to Groningen
- Ave. Duration
- 3 h 50 min
- 6 times a week
- Estimated price
- $15 - $25
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More Questions & Answers
Rotterdam to Assen bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Groningen station.
Rotterdam to Assen train services, operated by Dutch Railways (NS), arrive at Assen station.
Yes, the driving distance between Rotterdam to Assen is 224 km. It takes approximately 2 h 9 min to drive from Rotterdam to Assen.
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