Rotterdam transportation

Rotterdam transportation. Getting around in Rotterdam

Magnificent Rotterdam view

Beautiful view of Rotterdam

There are several options for transport to, from and within the city, including trains, trams, subways, busses, taxis, auto and – the Dutch favourite – bicycles.

By plane

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.

By boat

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.

Public transport

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.

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