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

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Train via Utrecht  •  1h 40m

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

22€ - 51€

Cheapest option

Bus, night bus  •  3h 41m

  1. Take the bus from Rotterdam, Kralingse Zoom to Utrecht, CS Jaarbeurszijde 388
  2. Take the night bus from Utrecht to Nijmegen N94

14€ - 20€

2 alternative options

Train  •  2h 28m

  1. Take the train from Dordrecht to Nijmegen Sprinter

22€ - 53€

Drive  •  1h 10m

  1. Drive from Rotterdam to Nijmegen 69.2 miles

14€ - 22€

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The cheapest way to get from Rotterdam to Nijmegen is to drive which costs 14€ - 22€ and takes 1h 10m.

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The quickest way to get from Rotterdam to Nijmegen is to drive which costs 14€ - 22€ and takes 1h 10m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Rotterdam to Nijmegen. However, there are services departing from Rotterdam, Kralingse Zoom and arriving at Nijmegen via Utrecht. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 41m.

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No, there is no direct train from Rotterdam to Nijmegen. However, there are services departing from Rotterdam Centraal and arriving at Nijmegen via Utrecht Centraal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 40m.

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The distance between Rotterdam and Nijmegen is 95 km. The road distance is 110.8 km.

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The best way to get from Rotterdam to Nijmegen without a car is to train via Utrecht which takes 1h 40m and costs 21€ - 55€.

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It takes approximately 1h 40m to get from Rotterdam to Nijmegen, including transfers.

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

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

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Rotterdam to Nijmegen bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Nijmegen station.

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Map of how to get from Rotterdam to Nijmegen.
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  • Distance: 59.2 miles
  • Duration: 1h 40m

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

You can take a train from Rotterdam to Nijmegen via Utrecht Centraal in around 1h 40m.

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
37m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
10€ - 24€
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
10€ - 15€
1st Class
17€ - 24€
Train from Utrecht Centraal to Nijmegen
Ave. Duration
53m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
11€ - 27€
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
11€ - 17€
1st Class
19€ - 27€
Train from Dordrecht to Nijmegen
Ave. Duration
1h 46m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
14€ - 35€
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
14€ - 21€
1st Class
24€ - 35€
Bus operators
Qbuzz
Phone
033 -4601580
Website
qbuzz.nl
Bus from Rotterdam, Kralingse Zoom to Utrecht, CS Jaarbeurszijde
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
10€ - 13€
Website
Qbuzz
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Night bus from Utrecht to Nijmegen
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
4€ - 7€
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Rotterdam to Nijmegen is 111 km. It takes approximately 1h 10m to drive from Rotterdam to Nijmegen.

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