April 23/24, 2020

Rotterdam accessibility

Schiphol Airport

Schiphol International Airport, 45 miles from Rotterdam and close to Amsterdam, is the most user friendly airport in the world and the 4th largest in Europe. Schiphol Airport has already repeatedly earned the accolade of being "the world's favourite airport". Schiphol transfers about 25 million passengers a year. Schiphol station has six direct train connections per hour to Rotterdam Central Station, which is situated in the middle of the city. Transfer time from Schiphol to Rotterdam by high speed train is only 26 minutes.

Rotterdam The Hague Airport

Rotterdam The Hague Airport is a comfortable and easy regional airport, situated at approximately six miles from the city centre (15 minutes by taxi, 20 minutes by bus to the Central Station). Rotterdam/The Hague Airport offers 29 scheduled links with important European cities.

International connections by train

International direct trains to Belgium, France and Germany depart many times a day from Rotterdam Central Station. Paris: 2:36 minutes, Brussels 1:11 minutes and Antwerp: 0:30 minutes. By ferry from the UK, Rotterdam is directly accessible via two connections: Harwich-Hook of Holland and Hull-Europoort, or via Belgium and France.

Public transport

Despite its cosmopolitan style and facilities, Rotterdam's inner city is compact. The shopping area, most museums and many other points of interest are within walking distance. The Rotterdam Public Transport system comprises a network of bus and tramway services as well as a modern, efficient metro (underground) network. Almost all lines pass by the Central Station. Inexpensive tickets covering metro, bus and tram within the Rotterdam area are provided and they are available for one, two or three days. Lantaren Venster is located within 5 minutes walk from the metro station Wilhelminaplein.



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