How to travel from Rotterdam to Schiphol

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Travel Information from Rotterdam to Schiphol

distanceDistance29 miles (47 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight, ferry or train
fastestFastest modeTrain • $15 (€14) • 25 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Ns_ic

Take a bus, flight, ferry or train to travel 29 miles (47 km) between Rotterdam and Schiphol. The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Flixbus or Ns_ic among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from Rotterdam to Schiphol.

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There are 4 ways that you can travel from Rotterdam to Schiphol. You can take a bus, flight, ferry or train.

The cheapest way to travel to Schiphol from Rotterdam is by taking a flight with an average price of $1 (€1).

This is compared to other travel options to Schiphol:

Taking a flight is about $13 (€12) less than taking a bus, which costs on average $13 (€12) for this trip.

Taking a flight is usually $1 (€1) less than taking a ferry to Schiphol, which costs on average $1 (€1) for the same trip.

A flight is $15 (€14) less than a train for this journey with tickets for a train from Rotterdam to Schiphol costing on average $15 (€14).

The fastest way from Rotterdam to Schiphol is by train with an average journey time of 25 min.

There are alternative travel options to Schiphol that can usually take longer:

In comparison, going by bus can take 45 min   on average.

In comparison, traveling by flight can take you on average 0 h 0 min.

In comparison, going by ferry can take 0 h 0 min   on average.

The Rotterdam to Schiphol distance is around 29 miles (47 km).

The average frequency per day from Rotterdam to Schiphol is:

  • 11 buses a day.
  • Around 97 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey from Rotterdam to Schiphol as scheduled services by bus, flight, ferry or train can vary by season or day of the week.

These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Rotterdam to Schiphol:

  • Buses mostly leave from Rotterdam, Conradstraat (Centraal Station) and tend to arrive in Schiphol, Airport Terminal 1.
  • Flights mostly depart from Rotterdam The Hague Airport and arrive in Amsterdam Airport Schiphol.
  • Trains from Rotterdam to Schiphol most often leave from Rotterdam Centraal and arrive in Schiphol Airport.

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Rotterdam to Schiphol, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Flixbus can take you to Schiphol by bus. If searching for a good deal on buses, you can find tickets for Flixbus from Rotterdam to Schiphol for $13 (€12).
  • Ns_ic can get you to Schiphol by train. You can find a good deal for train tickets with Ns_ic from Rotterdam to Schiphol for $15 (€14) on Omio.

Yes, there are direct routes from Rotterdam to Schiphol with the following travel companies:

  • You can find 5 direct buses per day to take to Schiphol with Flixbus.
  • You'll find 85 direct trains a day to Schiphol with Ns_ic, Thalys or Ns.

Direct services to Schiphol tend to save you time and add more convenience as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking tickets for your trip.

Omio customers who travel from Rotterdam to Schiphol often also extend their vacation to go to Amsterdam, Brussels or Paris. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Schiphol and these popular destinations at a great price.

When planning your trip from Rotterdam to Schiphol, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to book and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Bus tickets are costing $13 (€12) one way on average.
  • Plane tickets are costing $1 (€1) one way on average.
  • Ferry tickets are costing on average $1 (€1) one way.
  • Train tickets are costing $15 (€14) one way on average.

However, we recommend buying tickets from Rotterdam to Schiphol online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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