How to travel from Rotterdam to Utrecht

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Travel Information between Rotterdam and Utrecht

distanceDistance29 miles (47 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight, ferry or train
fastestFastest modeTrain • $13 (€12) • 36 min
carriersPopular travel companiesBlaBlaCar Bus or Ns_ic

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

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You can travel to Utrecht from Rotterdam 4 different ways: bus, flight, ferry or train.

The cheapest way to go to Utrecht from Rotterdam is by taking a flight, which costs on average $1 (€1).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Utrecht:

Taking a flight is usually $16 (€14) less than taking a bus to Utrecht, which costs on average $16 (€14) for the same trip.

Taking a flight is about $1 (€1) less than taking a ferry, which costs on average $1 (€1) for this trip.

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

The quickest way to travel between Rotterdam and Utrecht is by train, which takes on average 36 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, traveling by bus can take you on average 3 h 45 min.

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

In comparison, taking a ferry requires on average 0 h 0 min   of travel time.

The distance is approximately 29 miles (47 km) from Rotterdam to Utrecht.

The average frequency per day from Rotterdam to Utrecht is:

  • 25 buses a day.
  • 108 trains a day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route from Rotterdam to Utrecht 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 when traveling from Rotterdam to Utrecht:

  • Most travelers board their bus from Rotterdam, Conradstraat (Centraal Station) and arrive in Utrecht, Jaarbeursplein.
  • Most travelers who purchase a train ticket from Rotterdam to Utrecht depart from Rotterdam Centraal to Utrecht Centraal.

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Rotterdam to Utrecht:

  • You can take a bus from Rotterdam to Utrecht with BlaBlaCar Bus. Cheap tickets can be found for $16 (€14) with BlaBlaCar Bus from Rotterdam to Utrecht.
  • You can travel from Rotterdam to Utrecht by train with Ns_ic. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $13 (€12) with Ns_ic from Rotterdam to Utrecht.

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

  • You can find 23 direct buses per day to take to Utrecht with.
  • You can find 64 direct trains per day to Utrecht with Ns_ic.

Direct services to Utrecht 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 journey.

Many of our customers who book a trip from Rotterdam to Utrecht often extend their vacation and travel to other popular destinations like Amsterdam, Brussels or Eindhoven. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Rotterdam and Utrecht itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Utrecht and any of these top destinations today!

Before traveling from Rotterdam to Utrecht, it’s good to know what ticket you can book and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • A bus ticket for this journey costs on average $16 (€14) one way.
  • A plane ticket is costing on average $1 (€1) one way for this journey.
  • A ferry ticket is costing on average $1 (€1) one way for this journey.
  • A train ticket for this trip is costing $13 (€12) one way on average.

But we recommend booking Rotterdam to Utrecht tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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