AMS to Rotterdam Travel Information

Cheapest Way Train — $14
Fastest Way Rideshare — 58min
Eco-Friendly Way Bus — 9 lb CO2
Available Modes 5 modes — train, bus, by car, rideshare and shuttle
Distance 29 miles
Travel Companies Nederlandse, Uber
Train
$25 · 1h 6min · 13 lb of CO2
Schiphol Airport to Rotterdam
+1 more option
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Bus
$16 · 1h 32min · 9 lb of CO2
Amsterdam to Rotterdam
+1 more option
Drive
$4 · 43min · 9 lb of CO2
AMS to Rotterdam

Drive from AMS airport

It's 30 miles between AMS to Rotterdam. On a typical day, it might take between 43min and 46min from AMS to Rotterdam under normal conditions. If traffic is heavy, it could take around 48min and costs will only go up due to traffic and congestion to drive to Rotterdam by car. In these situations, we would highly recommend public transit if available.

We estimate driving cost by using a 20 mpg fuel economy, fuel costing $2.70 per US gallon, the one-way cost of the drive, excluding tolls, may be about $3.

Rideshare
$32 · 58min · 10 lb of CO2
AMS to Rotterdam

AMS airport rideshare

Rideshare is available at AMS Schiphol. Uber will pick you up at AMS and take you all the way to Rotterdam. There are multiple options available. Unlike a shuttle at AMS, these rideshares generally have a lower price per traveler and some airports have additional airport fees.
Shuttle
$58 · 58min · 10 lb of CO2
AMS to Rotterdam

What is the best way to travel from AMS to Rotterdam?

The are 5 different ways across 5 unique modes of transportation to help you travel from AMS to Rotterdam. If you're only considering the price, you should check out the train out of Schiphol Airport towards Rotterdam, as it is the cheapest to Rotterdam. It's common to find tickets for as low as $14. Nederlandse operates from AMS to Rotterdam, so you book your trip with them! Rideshares are always on demand but are subject to surge pricing. Book when you need them!

When to book trip from AMS to Rotterdam?

The trip to Rotterdam is an excellent trip for the day or a nice trip for the weekend from AMS. The cheapest way to get from AMS to Rotterdam is $14 and the quickest way takes just 1 hour 6 minutes with the train. Heading to Rotterdam? Short trips to the airport do not usually require advance booking. Rideshares are generally ready for pickup when you are. If you need additionally transportation options, then you'll need at least 72 hours at the shortest to book other types of short airport connections, including shuttles, private vans, limousines, or private transfers to Rotterdam. You're in luck because Uber are available at AMS. They are usually available on demand and should be available within 15 minutes of ordering. Our advice is once you pickup your bags, order your rideshare then. While you walk to the pickup point at AMS, Schiphol, Amsterdam, Netherlands, your rideshare will be meeting you there, bumping you up in the queue. If you're arriving at peak rideshare hours (during commute hours or weekend evenings), you may experience surge pricing.

Is the train or the bus better from AMS to Rotterdam South Holland?

It's possible to take either the train or the bus from AMS to Rotterdam. There are quite a few things to consider for each. On a positive note, be glad you have the choice! Further, whenever you avoid driving - you don't have to worry about parking, focusing on the road. Additionally - you can focus on reading, work, or just relax.

While buses have recently gotten bad coverage because of cleanliness of bus stations or winter time accidents, they are can be very convenient for travel. The best part about traveling by bus to Rotterdam is that it can be very cheap. That's because they usually have basic accomodations - WiFi and a restroom. Some of the AMS/Rotterdam buses' coverage has been overstated. The real thing to consider when taking a bus from AMS is to consider the time of travel and the density of the cities that you're traveling to. If you are traveling by bus between AMS and Rotterdam during high traffic times, you can expect to have your trip altered significantly due to traffic. Further, if you are traveling during winter, the bus schedule might be thrown off due to inclimate winter weather. Be sure to plan accordingly!

The plus side of taking the train from AMS to Rotterdam? The accomodations, scenery, and lack of Rotterdam traffic can usually be on point. Moreover, you can usually expect your average concessions - such as food and drinks. Most trains have WiFi these days as well. The worst part about trains are the price. While the train to Rotterdam is often cheaper than flying, they are generally more expensive than buses. Train prices are usually set and do not vary as much as bus prices or flights or so the likelihood of finding discounts is pretty rare.

What's the cheapest way from AMS to Rotterdam?

The absolute cheapest way to travel from AMS to Rotterdam is by train. The train costs $14 roughly and will take 1 hour 6 minutes.

How much is Uber from AMS Amsterdam to Rotterdam?

Uber operate out of AMS Amsterdam. The airport is working directly with Uber to manage the pickup process at AMS. Once picked up or the trip should take 58min and will cost roughly $29.

How much does it cost to take the train from AMS to Rotterdam?

The train costs about $14 between AMS and Rotterdam. In total, the train will take roughly 1 hour 6 minutes and there are no connections that you will have to make. We recommend catching the train at Schiphol Airport, which is 1 miles from AMS. Further, once you arrive at Rotterdam Blaak or you will still have 1 miles to Rotterdam.

How long does it take from AMS to Rotterdam by car?

The total distance between AMS and Rotterdam is 30 miles and will take you about 43 minutes. By car with an average gas consumption rate of 20 mpg or gas costs alone will run you $4.

Travel companies on this route

Train
Nederlandse
Useful Links Website
Rideshare
Uber