There are 7 ways to get from The Hague to Rotterdam by train, bus, subway, rideshare, taxi, car or towncar

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Train  •  25 min

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

8€ - 19€

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  37 min

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

2€

5 alternative options

Bus  •  30 min

  1. Take the bus from The Hague to Rotterdam, Rotterdam CS 813 / ...

4€ - 17€

Subway  •  33 min

  1. Take the subway from Onbekend, Den Haag Centraal to Rotterdam, Stadhuis E

2€

Taxi  •  22 min

  1. Take a taxi from The Hague to Rotterdam 26.7 km

65€ - 80€

Drive  •  22 min

  1. Drive from The Hague to Rotterdam 26.7 km

3€ - 6€

Uber  •  22 min

  1. Take an Uber from The Hague to Rotterdam 26.7 km

40€ - 60€

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

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The quickest way to get from The Hague to Rotterdam is to taxi which costs 65€ - 80€ and takes 22 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from The Hague and arriving at Rotterdam, Rotterdam CS. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 30 min.

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

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The distance between The Hague and Rotterdam is 21 km. The road distance is 26.7 km.

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

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

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

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

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The best way to get from The Hague to Rotterdam is to train which takes 25 min and costs 8€ - 19€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 4€ - 17€ and takes 30 min.

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

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

Dutch Railways (NS) operates a train from The Hague to Rotterdam every 10 minutes. Tickets cost 8€ - 19€ and the journey takes 25 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from The Hague to Rotterdam hourly. Tickets cost 4€ - 6€ and the journey takes 30 min. Two other operators also service this route.

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 Den Haag HS to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
8€ - 19€
Website
NS
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Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
8€ - 12€
1st Class
13€ - 19€
RET
Phone
+31 900 5006010
Email
klantenservice@ret.nl
Website
ret.nl
Subway from Onbekend, Den Haag Centraal to Rotterdam, Stadhuis
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
2€
Website
RET
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 The Hague to Rotterdam, Rotterdam CS
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
4€ - 6€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Blablabus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 10 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from The Hague to Rotterdam
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
6€ - 9€
Website
Blablabus
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 The Hague to Rotterdam
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
2€
Book at
blablacar.co.uk
Uber Southern Netherlands
Website
uber.comglobal
Towncar from The Hague to Rotterdam
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
40€ - 60€
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uber.com
uberX
40€ - 60€
UberBLACK
60€ - 85€
UberVAN
65€ - 95€
Taxi from The Hague to Rotterdam
Ave. Duration
22 min
Estimated price
65€ - 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

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between The Hague to Rotterdam is 27 km. It takes approximately 22 min to drive from The Hague to Rotterdam.

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Book your The Hague to Rotterdam train tickets online with RailEurope.

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Book your The Hague to Rotterdam bus tickets online with FlixBus, Busbud and Distribusion.

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

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