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There are 5 ways to get from Rotterdam to Valkenburg by train, bus, subway, taxi or car

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Train

  1. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to Leiden Centraal

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Subway, line 385 bus

  1. Take the subway from Rotterdam, Stadhuis to 's-Gravenhage, Den Haag Centraal
  2. Take the line 385 bus from Den Haag, Den Haag Centraal to Valkenburg, Valkenburg Oost/N206

3 alternative options

Bus, line 385 bus

  1. Take the bus from Rotterdam Central Station to The Hague
  2. Take the line 385 bus from Den Haag, Den Haag Centraal to Valkenburg, Valkenburg Oost/N206

Taxi

  1. Take a taxi from Rotterdam to Valkenburg

Drive

  1. Drive from Rotterdam to Valkenburg

Rotterdam to Valkenburg by train and bus

The journey time between Rotterdam and Valkenburg is around 51 min and covers a distance of around 43 km. This includes an average layover time of around 9 min. The fastest journey normally takes 44 min. Operated by Dutch Railways (NS) and Arriva NL, the Rotterdam to Valkenburg service departs from Rotterdam Centraal and arrives in Valkenburg, Valkenburg Oost/N206. Typically 506 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
41 min
Layover time:
9 min
Total time:
51 min

Route information

Fastest journey time:
44 min
Journey distance:
43 km
Services per week:
506
Cheapest price:
€10
Carbon emissions:
2 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
00:56
Last service departs at:
23:42

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Rotterdam to Valkenburg train and bus schedules

Departing Wednesday, October 20, 2021

Rotterdam → Valkenburg
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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 Valkenburg is 1351.

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

The social distance requirement in Valkenburg 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: 17 Oct 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cost-effective way to get from Rotterdam to Valkenburg is to subway and line 385 bus, which costs €5 - €7 and takes 1h 37m.

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The quickest way to get from Rotterdam to Valkenburg is to taxi which costs €100 - €120 and takes 36 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Rotterdam station to Valkenburg. However, there are services departing from Rotterdam Central Station and arriving at Valkenburg, Valkenburg Oost/N206 via Den Haag, Den Haag Centraal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 29m.

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The distance between Rotterdam and Valkenburg is 29 km. The road distance is 42.3 km.

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The best way to get from Rotterdam to Valkenburg without a car is to train which takes 46 min and costs €10 - €24.

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It takes approximately 46 min to get from Rotterdam to Valkenburg, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Rotterdam to Valkenburg is to train which takes 46 min and costs €10 - €24. Alternatively, you can bus and line 385 bus, which costs €5 - €11 and takes 1h 29m.

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Rotterdam to Valkenburg bus services, operated by Arriva NL, arrive at Valkenburg, Valkenburg Oost/N206 station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Rotterdam to Valkenburg is 42 km. It takes approximately 36 min to drive from Rotterdam to Valkenburg.

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Map of how to get from Rotterdam to Valkenburg.
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  • Distance: 28.9 km
  • Duration: 46 min

What companies run services between Rotterdam, Netherlands and Valkenburg, South Holland, Netherlands?

Dutch Railways (NS) operates a train from Rotterdam Centraal to Leiden Centraal every 20 minutes. Tickets cost €9 - €22 and the journey takes 33 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Rotterdam to Valkenburg via The Hague and Den Haag, Den Haag Centraal in around 1h 29m.

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 Leiden Centraal
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
€9 - €22
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
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Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€9 - €13
1st Class
€15 - €22
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 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
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
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Rotterdam Conradstraat to The Hague Centraal
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€2 - €3
Website
RegioJet
Columbuzz
Website
columbuzz.nl
Bus from Rotterdam Conradstraat to The Hague Centraal
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Once a week
Website
Columbuzz
Arriva NL
Phone
+31 900 2022022
Website
arriva.nl
Bus from Den Haag, Den Haag Centraal to Valkenburg, Valkenburg Oost/N206
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€3 - €5
Website
arriva.nl
Other operators
Taxi from Rotterdam to Valkenburg
Ave. Duration
36 min
Estimated price
€100 - €120
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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