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There are 5 ways to get from Rotterdam to Kinderdijk by ferry, bus, subway, tram, car or car ferry

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Line 20 ferry

  1. Take the line 20 ferry from Rotterdam, Erasmusbrug to Ridderkerk, De Schans

Line 489 bus

  1. Take the line 489 bus from Rotterdam, Kralingse Zoom to Kinderdijk, Molenkade

Subway, line 194 bus

  1. Take the subway from Rotterdam, Beurs to Rotterdam, Capelsebrug
  2. Take the line 194 bus from Rotterdam, Metro Capelsebrug to Krimpen a/d Lek, Plein Welgelegen

Line 23 tram, line 489 bus

  1. Take the line 23 tram from Rotterdam, Stadhuis to Rotterdam, P+R Beverwaard
  2. Take the line 489 bus from Rotterdam, P+R Beverwaard to Kinderdijk, Molenkade

Drive, car ferry

  1. Drive from Rotterdam to Krimpen aan de Lek
  2. Take the car ferry from Krimpen aan de Lek to Kinderdijk

Rotterdam to Kinderdijk by ferry

The ferry journey time between Rotterdam and Kinderdijk is around 27 min and covers a distance of around 12 km. The fastest ferry normally takes 27 min. Operated by Waterbus, the Rotterdam to Kinderdijk ferry service departs from Rotterdam, Erasmusbrug and arrives in Ridderkerk, De Schans. Typically 181 ferries run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Ferry route information

Average ferry time:
27 min
Fastest ferry time:
27 min
Ferry distance:
12 km
Ferries per week:
181
Cheapest price:
€2
Carbon emissions:
0 kg CO2

First and last ferries

First ferry departs at:
07:00
Last ferry departs at:
21:00

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Rotterdam to Kinderdijk ferry schedules

Rotterdam → Kinderdijk
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Rules to follow in Netherlands

1.5m

Mandatory

Mandatory

Travel within Netherlands

Observe COVID-19 safety rules
Further restrictions may be implemented at short notice

COVID-19 help in Netherlands

If you need help, visit the national COVID-19 website or call the COVID-19 Helpline 1351

Frequently Asked Questions


Yes, travel within Netherlands is currently allowed.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Further restrictions may be implemented at short notice

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Kinderdijk is 1351.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Kinderdijk is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Kinderdijk 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: 14 Sep 2021
Exceptions may apply, for full details: European Union.

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Rotterdam to Kinderdijk is to line 20 ferry which costs €2 - €4 and takes 27 min.

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The fastest way to get from Rotterdam to Kinderdijk is to drive and car ferry which takes 23 min and costs €4 - €6.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Rotterdam, Kralingse Zoom and arriving at Kinderdijk, Molenkade. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 36 min.

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Yes, there is a direct ferry departing from Rotterdam, Erasmusbrug and arriving at Ridderkerk, De Schans. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 27 min.

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The distance between Rotterdam and Kinderdijk is 11 km.

The best way to get from Rotterdam to Kinderdijk without a car is to line 20 ferry which takes 27 min and costs €2 - €4.

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The line 20 ferry from Rotterdam, Erasmusbrug to Ridderkerk, De Schans takes 27 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Rotterdam to Kinderdijk bus services, operated by Qbuzz, depart from Rotterdam, Kralingse Zoom station.

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Rotterdam to Kinderdijk bus services, operated by Qbuzz, arrive at Kinderdijk, Molenkade station.

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There are 150+ hotels available in Kinderdijk. Prices start at €87 per night.

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Map of how to get from Rotterdam to Kinderdijk.
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  • Distance: 11.4 km
  • Duration: 27 min

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

Qbuzz operates a bus from Rotterdam, Kralingse Zoom to Kinderdijk, Molenkade every 30 minutes. Tickets cost €3 - €5 and the journey takes 36 min.

Train operators
RET
Phone
+31 900 5006010
Email
klantenservice@ret.nl
Website
ret.nl
Subway from Rotterdam, Beurs to Rotterdam, Capelsebrug
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
€2
Website
RET
Tram from Rotterdam, Stadhuis to Rotterdam, P+R Beverwaard
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
€2
Website
RET
Bus operators
Qbuzz
Phone
033 -4601580
Website
qbuzz.nl
Bus from Rotterdam, Kralingse Zoom to Kinderdijk, Molenkade
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€3 - €5
Website
Qbuzz
Bus from Rotterdam, P+R Beverwaard to Kinderdijk, Molenkade
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€2 - €4
Website
Qbuzz
Arriva NL
Phone
+31 900 2022022
Website
arriva.nl
Bus from Rotterdam, Metro Capelsebrug to Krimpen a/d Lek, Plein Welgelegen
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€1 - €3
Website
arriva.nl
Ferry operators
Waterbus
Phone
+31 800 0232545
Email
haven@waterbus.nl
Website
waterbus.nl
Ferry from Rotterdam, Erasmusbrug to Ridderkerk, De Schans
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€2 - €4
Website
Waterbus
Veerdienst-Krimpen BV
Phone
29032832
Email
informatie@veerdienst-krimpen.nl
Website
veerdienstkinderdijk.nl
Car ferry from Krimpen aan de Lek to Kinderdijk
Ave. Duration
5 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
€2
Schedules at
veerdienstkinderdijk.nl

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