There are several options for transport to, from and within the city, including trains, trams, subways, busses, taxis, auto and – the Dutch favourite – bicycles.
From Rotterdam Airport you can reach the city centre of Rotterdam within half an hour. The airport is developing rapidly: the number of international flights is increasing and the departure and arrival facilities have been modified to meet today’s needs. You can find shops, restaurants, a business lounge and a panoramic terrace. Transavia Airlines offers a wide variety of flights to and from Rotterdam. From Rotterdam Central Station, take Bus 33 to Rotterdam Airport. The transit-time is circa 20 minutes.
From the UK you can reach Rotterdam easily by boat. In Hook of Holland, the Stena Line from Harwich docks; travellers can be at Rotterdam Central Station within half an hour. P&O Northsea Ferries from Hull arrives on the Maasvlakte, where a direct bus to Rotterdam is ready and waiting for foot passengers. Once in Rotterdam, the Fast Ferry brings you to the surrounding ‘Drecht’ cities. A water taxi offers you the opportunity to travel easily within the cityscape seen from the water.
Rotterdam has a wide network of public transportation. Trams, buses and the metro do perfectly connect with each other. With a valid ticket and when traveling within a specific time and a limited area, you are free to transfer between bus, tram and metro and in the case of some tickets also the train. For information you can call 0900-9292.