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There are 6 ways to get from Rotterdam to The Hague by train, bus, subway, rideshare, taxi 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.

Recommended option

Train  •  25 min

  1. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to Den Haag HS Sprinter / ...

€8 - €19

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  37 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Rotterdam to The Hague 24.8 km

€2

4 alternative options

Bus  •  25 min

  1. Take the bus from Rotterdam Central Station to The Hague 813 / ...

€4 - €6

Subway  •  33 min

  1. Take the subway from Rotterdam, Stadhuis to 's-Gravenhage, Den Haag Centraal E

€2

Taxi  •  21 min

  1. Take a taxi from Rotterdam to The Hague 26.5 km

€60 - €80

Drive  •  21 min

  1. Drive from Rotterdam to The Hague 26.5 km

€3 - €5

Rotterdam to The Hague by train

The train journey time between Rotterdam and The Hague is around 18 min and covers a distance of around 23 km. The fastest train normally takes 17 min. Operated by Dutch Railways (NS), the Rotterdam to The Hague train service departs from Rotterdam Centraal and arrives in Den Haag HS. Typically 832 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
18 min
Fastest train time:
17 min
Train distance:
23 km
Trains per week:
832
Cheapest price:
€8
Carbon emissions:
1 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
00:06
Last train departs at:
23:48

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Rotterdam to The Hague train schedules

Rotterdam → The Hague
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COVID-19 help in Netherlands

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

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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 The Hague is 1351.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in The Hague is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in The Hague 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: 28 Jul 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Rotterdam to The Hague is to rideshare which costs €2 and takes 37 min.

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The quickest way to get from Rotterdam to The Hague is to taxi which costs €60 - €80 and takes 21 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Rotterdam Central Station station and arriving at The Hague. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 25 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Rotterdam Centraal and arriving at Den Haag HS. Services depart every 10 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 25 min.

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The distance between Rotterdam and The Hague is 21 km. The road distance is 26.5 km.

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The best way to get from Rotterdam to The Hague without a car is to train which takes 25 min and costs €8 - €19.

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The train from Rotterdam Centraal to Den Haag HS takes 25 min including transfers and departs every 10 minutes.

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Rotterdam to The Hague bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Rotterdam Central Station.

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

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The best way to get from Rotterdam to The Hague is to train which takes 25 min and costs €8 - €19. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €4 - €6 and takes 25 min.

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Map of how to get from Rotterdam to The Hague.
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  • Distance: 20.9 km
  • Duration: 25 min

What companies run services between Rotterdam, Netherlands and The Hague, Netherlands?

Dutch Railways (NS) operates a train from Rotterdam Centraal to Den Haag HS every 10 minutes. Tickets cost €8 - €19 and the journey takes 25 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Rotterdam Central Station to The Hague every 4 hours. Tickets cost €4 - €6 and the journey takes 25 min. Dutch Railways (NS) also services this route once a week.

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 Den Haag HS
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
€8 - €19
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
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Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€8 - €12
1st Class
€13 - €19
Bus operators
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).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Rotterdam Central Station to The Hague
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€4 - €6
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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
Bus from Rotterdam Centraal to Den Haag HS
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Once a week
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

Blablacar is a popular ridesharing platform with 70 million users over 22 (mostly European) countries. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility, you’ll get to your destination often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait to be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Rotterdam to The Hague
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€2
Book at
blablacar.co.uk
Taxi from Rotterdam to The Hague
Ave. Duration
21 min
Estimated price
€60 - €80
Taxi Erdogan
Phone
+31 6 24856139
Rotterdamse Taxi Centrale
Phone
+31 10 462 6060
Website
rtcnv.nl
Rotterdam Taxi Service
Phone
+31 10 229 3508
Website
rotterdamtaxiservice.nl
PrimoTaxi
Phone
+31 10 262 2540
Website
primotaxi.nl

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

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Rotterdam to The Hague train services, operated by Dutch Railways (NS), arrive at Den Haag HS station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Rotterdam to The Hague is 27 km. It takes approximately 21 min to drive from Rotterdam to The Hague.

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Book your Rotterdam to The Hague bus tickets online with Omio and FlixBus.

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There are 291+ hotels available in The Hague. Prices start at €87 per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Rotterdam and The Hague. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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