The cheapest trains from Amsterdam to Rotterdam

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Cheapest

$21

Average

$21

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

The average ticket from Amsterdam to Rotterdam will cost around $ 21 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 21.

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09:28AMAmsterdam Centraal0h41 10:09AMRotterdam Centraal
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$211One-way
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10:55AMAmsterdam Centraal0h41 11:36AMRotterdam Centraal
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09:34AMAmsterdam Centraal1h14 10:48AMRotterdam Centraal
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11:08AMAmsterdam Centraal0h41 11:49AMRotterdam Centraal
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11:34AMAmsterdam Centraal1h14 12:48PMRotterdam Centraal
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Timetable Amsterdam to Rotterdam

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08:04AMAmsterdam Centraal1h14 09:18AMRotterdam Centraal
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08:08AMAmsterdam Centraal0h41 08:49AMRotterdam Centraal
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08:15AMAmsterdam Centraal0h39 08:54AMRotterdam Centraal
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08:25AMAmsterdam Centraal0h41 09:06AMRotterdam Centraal
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08:28AMAmsterdam Centraal0h41 09:09AMRotterdam Centraal
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08:34AMAmsterdam Centraal1h14 09:48AMRotterdam Centraal
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08:38AMAmsterdam Centraal0h41 09:19AMRotterdam Centraal
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08:55AMAmsterdam Centraal0h41 09:36AMRotterdam Centraal
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09:04AMAmsterdam Centraal1h14 10:18AMRotterdam Centraal
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09:08AMAmsterdam Centraal0h41 09:49AMRotterdam Centraal
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09:25AMAmsterdam Centraal0h41 10:06AMRotterdam Centraal
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09:28AMAmsterdam Centraal0h41 10:09AMRotterdam Centraal
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09:34AMAmsterdam Centraal1h14 10:48AMRotterdam Centraal
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09:38AMAmsterdam Centraal0h41 10:19AMRotterdam Centraal
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09:54AMAmsterdam Centraal0h42 10:36AMRotterdam Centraal
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10:04AMAmsterdam Centraal1h14 11:18AMRotterdam Centraal
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10:08AMAmsterdam Centraal0h41 10:49AMRotterdam Centraal
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10:25AMAmsterdam Centraal0h41 11:06AMRotterdam Centraal
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10:28AMAmsterdam Centraal0h41 11:09AMRotterdam Centraal
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10:35AMAmsterdam Centraal1h13 11:48AMRotterdam Centraal
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10:38AMAmsterdam Centraal0h41 11:19AMRotterdam Centraal
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10:55AMAmsterdam Centraal0h41 11:36AMRotterdam Centraal
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11:04AMAmsterdam Centraal1h14 12:18PMRotterdam Centraal
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11:08AMAmsterdam Centraal0h41 11:49AMRotterdam Centraal
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11:15AMAmsterdam Centraal0h39 11:54AMRotterdam Centraal
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11:25AMAmsterdam Centraal0h41 12:06PMRotterdam Centraal
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11:28AMAmsterdam Centraal0h41 12:09PMRotterdam Centraal
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11:34AMAmsterdam Centraal1h14 12:48PMRotterdam Centraal
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11:38AMAmsterdam Centraal0h41 12:19PMRotterdam Centraal
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The fastest trains from Amsterdam to Rotterdam

Showing times and prices for Sep 22

Fastest Journey

39 m

Average

49 m

Trains per day

29

Distance

57 km

Of the 29 trains that leave Amsterdam for Rotterdam every day 29 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct trains cover the 57 km distance in an average of 49 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 39 m .

The slowest trains will take 1 h 14 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.

Fastest
08:15AMAmsterdam Centraal0h39 08:54AMRotterdam Centraal
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$261One-way
Fastest
11:15AMAmsterdam Centraal0h39 11:54AMRotterdam Centraal
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$261One-way
09:28AMAmsterdam Centraal0h41 10:09AMRotterdam Centraal
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$211One-way
10:55AMAmsterdam Centraal0h41 11:36AMRotterdam Centraal
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$211One-way
11:08AMAmsterdam Centraal0h41 11:49AMRotterdam Centraal
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$211One-way

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Train Information between Amsterdam and Rotterdam

distanceDistance35 miles (57 km)
durationAverage train duration41 min
priceAverage train ticket price$21 (€17)
frequencyTrain frequency50 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 50 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersThalys

Trains from Amsterdam to Rotterdam cover the 35 miles (57 km) long trip taking on average 41 min with our travel partners like Thalys. Normally, there are 50 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around $21 (€17), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $21 (€17). Travelers depart most frequently from Amsterdam Centraal and arrive in Rotterdam Centraal.

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Amsterdam to Rotterdam with Thalys

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Thalys

Thalys is a French-Belgian high-speed train company that connects the main capital cities. For your next train from Amsterdam to Rotterdam with Thalys, you can choose from these different ticket fares: Standard Mini, Standard, Comfort and Premium.

Enjoy a smooth and easy journey between Amsterdam and Rotterdam with Thalys! As an official travel partner of Thalys, Omio can help you search current train schedules and timetables from Thalys, compare the best routes between Amsterdam and Rotterdam as well as the class fares available for this route (including information on baggage allowance and amenities provided onboard), and buy the most affordable Thalys Amsterdam to Rotterdam train ticket available today. If you search for Thalys tickets in the Omio app, you can also see if they are mobile tickets so that you can travel paperless rather than needing to wait in a line at the train station in person to purchase tickets. Once you find your ideal route, book your one-way train from Amsterdam to Rotterdam on Omio or in the Omio app in just a few simple steps. You can then sit back and enjoy the 35 miles (57 km) route between Amsterdam and Rotterdam with ease and comfort on a train with Thalys.

    Thalys' current ticket policies due to COVID-19 for your train between Amsterdam and Rotterdam are the following:

    • Cashless payments recommended
    • Online booking and check-in recommended
    • Pre-reservation / seat allocation
    • Verification of ticket with valid ID
    • Exceptions to waive change or cancellation fees policy
    • If a ticket is nonrefundable, a Thalys e-voucher can still be issued for a 15€ fee to passengers requesting a refund up to 30 days after the departure date.

    Trains from Amsterdam to Rotterdam

    Rail links between most Dutch cities are excellent, with frequent services seven days a week on Europe's busiest rail network. Travelers looking to book the train from Amsterdam to Rotterdam can choose from departures 24 hours a day. Express connections with a high-speed operator can take as little as 39 minutes to reach Rotterdam, although most journeys on this route south through the Netherlands take just over one hour.

    Amsterdam to Rotterdam train times: Daily departures

    Round-the-clock timetables offer frequent direct trains from Amsterdam to Rotterdam. From midnight through the early hours of the morning, there's an hourly connection, and from the morning peak time throughout the day and evening, there are direct trains from Amsterdam to the southern city roughly every ten minutes. 

    How long is the journey by train from Amsterdam to Rotterdam?

    The fastest direct train from Amsterdam to Rotterdam is the Thalys express service, taking just 39 minutes to cover the 47-mile journey south. Some Nederlandse Spoorwegen (NS) international Intercity trains take two or three minutes longer. Most NS domestic Intercity services take between one hour and one hour 14 minutes, with some late-night and early-morning services taking up to 30 minutes longer to complete the trip. 

    What are the departure and arrival stations for trains from Amsterdam to Rotterdam?

    Departure train station: Amsterdam Centraal station is 20 minutes' walk north of the historic center, with public transport connections provided by metro services, city ferries, and numerous tram routes stopping by the main entrance. Facilities on the station concourse include bars, coffee shops, restaurants, luggage storage lockers, ATMs, supermarkets, news vendors, and bookstores.

    Arrival train station: Rotterdam Centraal station is located on the northern side of central Rotterdam, with frequent public transport connections available on trams, metro, and buses across the city. The concourse has a shopping mall, coffee shops, fast-food restaurants, ATMs, luggage storage lockers, car rental agencies, news vendors, and taxi stands. 

    Which train companies travel from Amsterdam to Rotterdam?

    Dutch national rail company NS provides frequent direct trains from Amsterdam to Rotterdam, offering Intercity services and some high-speed Intercity International trains. In addition, Thalys, the French-Belgian high-speed operator, provides regular fast connections between Amsterdam and Rotterdam on its international routes to Brussels and Paris. 

    Nederlandse Spoorwegen Amsterdam to Rotterdam

    NS runs direct trains from Amsterdam to Rotterdam 24 hours a day. Its schedule includes hourly trains through the night and five or six services every hour throughout the day and evening. NS trains on this route include international Intercity high-speed expresses taking around 40 minutes, and domestic Intercity services taking a little over an hour for most connections. 

    Thalys Amsterdam to Rotterdam

    French-Belgian operator Thalys provides an hourly train from Amsterdam to Rotterdam from early morning to mid-evening. This high-speed service, part of the Dutch leg of its international route to Belgium and France, has a journey time of 39 minutes. 

    Amsterdam to Rotterdam trains: Services on board

    NS trains from Amsterdam to Rotterdam offer travelers a choice of first- and second-class seating and free WiFi. Thalys offers passengers standard, comfort, or Premium class seating, and its trains are equipped with a bistro car and free WiFi. Cyclists can take their bikes on off-peak-season NS trains and store them in the bicycle compartment for a small fee on domestic services and a slightly higher fee for international NS trains. Foldable bikes or dismantled bikes can be taken on board all trains for free. Small pets in carriers can travel for free on NS and Thalys trains, while larger dogs must be muzzled and are charged a small fee on both NS and Thalys services.

    NS Intercity trains and Thalys services have dedicated spaces for wheelchairs and mobility scooters. Passengers with limited mobility can request assistance from NS staff for boarding and alighting.

    How to find cheap train tickets from Amsterdam to Rotterdam

    Fares for NS Intercity trains within the Netherlands are standardized, so it's easy to budget for the train from Amsterdam to Rotterdam. With very frequent services on this route, advance booking is only necessary if a specific departure or seat is needed. For high-speed Thalys international services within the Netherlands, use the Omio booking platform to check prices and book in advance, as these comfortable trains are very popular. 

    Travel Tips

    Trains from Amsterdam to Rotterdam
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    FAQs
    How much does a cheap train from Amsterdam to Rotterdam cost?
    Train tickets to Rotterdam from Amsterdam for some dates and times can be found for as cheap as $21 (€17)  one way in the next 7 days.
    How much is the train between Amsterdam and Rotterdam on average?
    If you’re looking to book your train tickets in the next week, you can expect the Amsterdam to Rotterdam train price to come in at an average of $21 (€17)  one way.
    How far is Amsterdam to Rotterdam by train?
    When traveling this route you should expect the distance between Amsterdam and Rotterdam by train to be approximately 35 miles (57 km).
    How many hours is the train time to Rotterdam from Amsterdam?
    The Amsterdam to Rotterdam train duration is on average 41 min, which is to be expected when traveling 35 miles (57 km) from Amsterdam to Rotterdam. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays.
    What is the departure train station in Amsterdam and arrival train station in Rotterdam?

    Some of the Amsterdam train stations to Rotterdam you can start your journey from include Amsterdam Centraal and Amsterdam Sloterdijk. Similarly, some of the arrival train stations in Rotterdam include Rotterdam Centraal, Rotterdam Central Station and Rotterdam Noord.

    When traveling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Amsterdam Centraal   and arriving in Rotterdam Centraal.

    Where is the departure train station in Amsterdam located? Where is the arrival train station in Rotterdam located?

    Passengers booking this journey most frequently board their trains from Amsterdam Centraal and need to travel around 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city center to get to this train station.

    Passengers arriving in Rotterdam most often arrive at Rotterdam Centraal and need to travel around 0 mile (s) / 0 km from this train station to the city center.

    Which train companies can get me from Amsterdam to Rotterdam?
    When taking a train from Amsterdam to Rotterdam, you can count on Thalys for the best way to get you to Rotterdam. You can also check all possible train companies who offer a service between Amsterdam and Rotterdam and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
    How many train services are there from Amsterdam to Rotterdam a day?
    On average, there are 50 trains a day from Amsterdam to Rotterdam. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
    What are the first and last departure train times from Amsterdam to Rotterdam?
    The earliest train for this journey departs from Amsterdam at 6: 04 AM. The last train leaves from Amsterdam at 7: 25 AM. Check Omio for the latest train schedule from Amsterdam to Rotterdam and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.
    How far in advance should I buy train tickets from Amsterdam to Rotterdam for the best deals?
    If you purchase the Amsterdam to Rotterdam train within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average $21 (€17). However, booking your train ticket in advance gives you access to the best prices for trains between Amsterdam and Rotterdam. Look out for train tickets for this journey to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.
    Stations

    Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

    Amsterdam
    Rotterdam
    Amsterdam Centraal
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    Frequently Asked Questions

    Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
    This station is within walking distance of the city centre and is connected to other parts of the city by public transport.<br>Metro lines 51, 52, 53, 54<br>Bus lines 18, 21, 22, 32, 33, 34, 35, 42, 43<br>Tram lines 1, 2, 4, 5, 9, 13, 16, 17, 24, 26
    How long does it take to get from the train station to the city centre?
    This station is a 5-10 minute walk from the city centre.
    Amsterdam Sloterdijk
    Amenities