Trains Rotterdam Centraal to Schiphol (Airport)

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Trains Rotterdam Centraal to Schiphol (Airport) - Facts 
  • Distance: 47 km
  • Fastest route: 19 minutes 
  • Number of trains: 104 
  • Changes: 0 
  • First train: 00:02 
  • Last train: 23:02 
  • Trains operator(s): Thalys, NS
  • Fare range: €14 - €22 
  • From price: €13
Cheap train tickets from Rotterdam Centraal to Schiphol (Airport)!

Book your train journey from Rotterdam Centraal to Schiphol (Airport) in just 2 minutes - always the best price! The rates from Rotterdam Centraal to Schiphol (Airport) start from €13!

Every day 104 trains run between Rotterdam Centraal and Schiphol (Airport). The distance is 47 kilometers and the fastest train journey takes 19 minutes. 

The earlier you book, the cheaper train tickets are. Just before departure, train tickets can be three to ten times more expensive. For this route the price difference from early booking to just before departure is  €14 - €22.

Train times / timetable

Find all train times in Europe here: travel from Rotterdam Centraal to Schiphol (Airport) with Thalys, NS, the first train leaves at 00:02 and the last train at 23:02.

Train operators

Thalys


Thalys 
The Thalys is a high speed train running services from Paris to Cologne, Brussels, Antwerp, Rotterdam and Amsterdam. 

2nd class

  • Comfortable seats
  • Reservation included
  • Bistro coach where drinks, snacks and small meals are available for sale
  • Free wifi for holders 
  • Power sockets at all seats

1st class 

  • Comfortable seats with more leg room
  • Reservation included
  • Quiet atmosphere
  • Power points at all seats 
  • Free wifi 
  • A light cold meal served at your seat is included in the price
  • Use of the NS International lounges in Amsterdam, Rotterdam and Schiphol Airport. Holders of the Thalys
  • ThePass and TheCard can use the Thalys-lounges in Brussels, Paris and Cologne.

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NS


NS is the name of the national railways in the Netherlands. All major lines like Amsterdam to Utrecht, Schiphol to Amsterdam and Amsterdam to The Hague and Rotterdam are run by NS. 

RoutesMore information: 

Rotterdam Centraal

Railway Station Rotterdam

The railway station Rotterdam is a new modern station with a lot of eateries and shops. It is located in the centre of the city where you can easily get around by public transport as metro's and trams to major tourist sights. Outside of the station you find a taxi rank and hotels are in walking distance. 

  • Wifi: no, but available in restaurants
  • Lockers: yes, 24h
  • Restaurants: yes
  • Parking: yes, paid

To the city centre

  • Walking: 10 minutes
  • Bike: OV Bike    
  • Subway:  -
  • Bus: 10 minutes
  • Taxi: yes
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Schiphol (Airport)

Railway station Amsterdam Airport

The name of the train station of Amsterdam Airport is Schiphol. The station is located below the airport. It's very easy to travel to Amsterdam Central, Rotterdam and The Hague. 

  • Wifi: yes, airport wifi
  • Lockers: yes, 24h
  • Restaurants: yes
  • Parking: yes, paid

To the city centre

  • Walking: -
  • Bike: -  
  • Tram: -
  • Bus: yes, but not recommended
  • Taxi: yes, but expensive! 
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Frequently Asked Questions

How long does it take to travel from Rotterdam Centraal to Schiphol (Airport)?
The average travel time between Rotterdam Centraal and Schiphol (Airport) is 19 minutes. On average 104 trains per day run between Rotterdam Centraal and Schiphol (Airport). The first train is leaving Rotterdam Centraal at 00:02 and the last at 23:02. The prices for train tickets from Rotterdam Centraal to Schiphol (Airport) start from €13.

How much does it cost to take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to Schiphol (Airport)?
The train fares for tickets from Rotterdam Centraal to Schiphol (Airport) start from €13. If you book early you have more chance to buy cheap train tickets from Rotterdam Centraal to Schiphol (Airport). Sometimes tickets cost up to 4-5 times more just before departure than at the time the sales period starts.

How do I get from Rotterdam Centraal to Schiphol (Airport)?
On average 104 trains per day run between Rotterdam Centraal and Schiphol (Airport). The number of changes on this route is 0. Trains are one of the best ways to travel around Europe, they are fast, convenient and if you book on time there are often great deals. Fares for trains from Rotterdam Centraal to Schiphol (Airport) start from €13.

How long is the train ride from Rotterdam Centraal to Schiphol (Airport)?
The average travel time between Rotterdam Centraal and Schiphol (Airport) is 19 minutes. Every day 104 runs between Rotterdam Centraal and Schiphol (Airport) and the number of changes is 0. Train times can vary at any time of the day - check our rail planner for all the actual train times.

How far is Rotterdam Centraal from Schiphol (Airport) by train?
The distance between Rotterdam Centraal and Schiphol (Airport) is 47 kilometers. The average travel time is 19 minutes and there are approximately 104 trains per day running between Rotterdam Centraal and Schiphol (Airport). The first train leaves from Rotterdam Centraal at 00:02 and the last one at 23:02.

Which trains run from Rotterdam Centraal to Schiphol (Airport)?
The following railway companies operate on the route between Rotterdam Centraal and Schiphol (Airport): Thalys, NS. The average travel time is 19 minutes, the distance is 47 kilometers and fares start from €13.

How to buy cheap train tickets from Rotterdam Centraal to Schiphol (Airport)?
Book your train tickets from Rotterdam Centraal to Schiphol (Airport) as early as possible - sometimes it saves 4-5 times than booking just before departure. If rail tickets between Rotterdam Centraal and Schiphol (Airport) are already available try to avoid peak times and / or travel on Tuesday or Thursday. Train tickets from Rotterdam Centraal to Schiphol (Airport) start from €13.

Do prices go down for trains Rotterdam Centraal to Schiphol (Airport)?
Unfortunately, no - there are no last minutes. Train tickets from Rotterdam Centraal to Schiphol (Airport) only become more expensive the closer to departure time. The only way to purchase cheap train tickets is to book as early as possible. In general, it is more economical to travel between Rotterdam Centraal and Schiphol (Airport) on Tuesday or Thursday, avoid peak times and / or travel late in the morning or in the early afternoon.

Other way around - Train from Schiphol (Airport) to Rotterdam Centraal

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