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Find station information, search timetables and book tickets to and from Rotterdam Centraal. With over 207 train and coach companies in and across 44 countries including Eurostar, see where you can go from Rotterdam Centraal with Trainline today.

Rotterdam Centraal is the most important station in Rotterdam and was opened in 1847. Rotterdam Centraal station is equipped with 13 platforms and facilities for disabled passengers, toilets, cafés, ticket offices and a waiting room. There are vehicle and bicycle parking outside, as well as a stop with connecting buses. Trains that pass through this station are bound for Breukelen, Amsterdam, Utrecht, Zeist and Rhenen and all are operated by Dutch railway company Nederlandse Spoorwegen N.V. It is estimated that around 110,000 passengers use this station every day. Alighting at Rotterdam, you can catch the connecting underground trains, buses or trams that will take you to see the cubic houses of Piet Blom, the Zoo, the Bojimans Museum, the Maritime Museum, the Kunsthal and the Church of St. Lawrence.

There are plenty of European destinations you can easily reach from Rotterdam Centraal by train. Here are the top destinations you shouldn't miss:

  • Amsterdam: Like all European capital cities, Amsterdam is home to a wealth of exciting things to do. Throw in beautiful architecture, a unique history, and an unbeatable laid-back attitude, and you’ve got yourself a perfect destination for a trip at any time of year. You can get from Rotterdam Centraal to Amsterdam by train thanks to the frequent services operated by NS.
  • Paris: It's one of the most beautiful cities in the world, with six main stations surrounded by key landmarks, so you can easily sip coffee in the charming neighbourhood of Montmartre or take that Eiffel Tower snap. You can get from Rotterdam Centraal to Paris by train thanks to the frequent services operated by Thalys.
  • London: Known for imposing landmarks such as Big Ben, the London Eye and Tower Bridge, as well as its iconic red buses and telephone boxes, the city is a centre of architectural greats and harbours a rich history. You can get from Rotterdam Centraal to London by train thanks to the frequent services operated by Eurostar.

Need more information about the Netherlands' extensive rail network? Check out our trains in Netherlands page.


Top routes from Rotterdam Centraal

DurationFirst and last trainTrains per day
To Amsterdam Schiphol Airport19m11:10 – 10:5882
To Eindhoven1h 1m11:14 – 10:5172
To Amsterdam38m11:10 – 10:5861
To Amsterdam-Centraal38m11:10 – 10:5861
To Brussels-Airport-Zaventem1h 21m11:10 – 10:5837
To Köln Hbf2h 55m11:05 – 10:1426

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