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Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to Eindhoven in 1 hour 1 minute

If you want to travel from Rotterdam Centraal to Eindhoven by train, you've come to the right place.

You can expect the journey from Rotterdam Centraal to Eindhoven by train to take around 1 hour 16 minutes. If you want to get there as quickly as possible, it can take as little as 1 hour 1 minute on the fastest services. You’ll usually find around 71 trains per day running on this route, which spans 55 miles (88 km). There’s no need for any changes along the way, as there are direct trains available to Eindhoven. Nederlanse Spoorwegen (NS) – the main train operator in the Netherlands – are who you'll be travelling with during your journey. Whether you hop on one of their Sprinter, Express or Intercity trains, all services are modern and comfortable, with free WiFi available on most.

Use our Journey Planner at the top of the page to search for cheap ticket prices and we'll show you how much you can save. Tickets from Rotterdam Centraal to Eindhoven start from €21.20 when you book in advance.

If you want to know more about the journey, keep reading for timetables, tips on finding cheap tickets and FAQs, including first and last train times. Want to go straight to booking? Start a search with us today!

Rotterdam Centraal to Eindhoven by train

It takes an average of 1h 16m to travel from Rotterdam Centraal to Eindhoven by train, over a distance of around 55 miles (88 km). There are normally 71 trains per day travelling from Rotterdam Centraal to Eindhoven and tickets for this journey start from €21.20 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 1h 1m
PriceFrom €21.20
Distance55 miles (88 km)
Frequency71 trains per day
First train00:21
Last train23:52
Departure stationRotterdam Centraal
Arrival stationEindhoven
ChangesDirect trains available
Train and bus operatorsFlixbus, NS

Rotterdam Centraal to Eindhoven train times

Check out the next trains departing from Rotterdam Centraal to Eindhoven for Tuesday 4th October 2022. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
DepartsArrivesDuration
12:22 13:37 1h 15m, 2 changes
12:44 13:45 1h 1m, direct
12:52 14:07 1h 15m, 2 changes
13:14 14:15 1h 1m, direct
13:22 14:37 1h 15m, 2 changes
13:44 14:45 1h 1m, direct
13:52 15:07 1h 15m, 2 changes
14:14 15:15 1h 1m, direct
14:22 15:37 1h 15m, 2 changes
14:44 15:45 1h 1m, direct

NS trains from Rotterdam Centraal to Eindhoven

You can travel from Rotterdam Centraal to Eindhoven on NS trains. When you search for times and tickets, we might also show you some other options with multiple connections or operators if they’re available.

PhotoNicky Boogaard, under licence CC BY-SA 2.0

NS is the main railway operator in the Netherlands. It connects the four corners of the country with regional, medium-distance and high-speed trains. It's also possible for you to travel at night thanks to multi-line night trains, including Schiphol and Eindhoven airports. All trains are equipped with two comfort classes – First Class and Second Class.

Cheap train tickets from Rotterdam Centraal to Eindhoven

The price of train tickets from Rotterdam Centraal to Eindhoven starts at €21.20 one-way for a Standard Class ticket if you book in advance. Booking on the day is usually more expensive and costs can vary depending on the time of day, route or class.

Book in advance

Most of the train companies across Europe release their tickets around three to six months in advance, many of which can be cheaper the earlier you book. If you know the dates you want to travel, you may be able to find some cheaper train tickets from Rotterdam Centraal to Eindhoven by booking early.§

Be flexible with your travel times

Many of the train services in Europe are also popular commuter services, lots of train companies increase ticket prices during “peak hours” (generally between 06:00 – 10:00 and 15:00 – 19:00 on weekdays). If you can, consider travelling outside of peak hours to find lower priced tickets.

Choose a slower or connecting train

On some of the busier routes, you might also have the option to take a slower or connecting train. It may take a little longer than some high-speed or direct services, but if you have a little extra time on your hands, you might find a cheaper fare. Plus, you'll have more time to enjoy the view of the countryside!

Look out for special deals

Take a look at our handy guides to find out when train operators release their special deals and offers to see if you can find cheap European train tickets for your journey.

For specific information about how to get your hands on cheap tickets, check out our European train tickets hub.

§Some train companies may not offer any Advance ticket types or cheaper deals for early bookings. On rare occasions, train companies may choose to release special offers closer to the date on last-minute or late-release tickets. This is dependent on the individual train operating company you travel with.

Journey details

Want to know more about your journey from Rotterdam Centraal to Eindhoven? We've compiled some of the most frequently asked questions by our customers to help you plan your journey.

How long does the train from Rotterdam Centraal to Eindhoven take?

The average journey time by train between Rotterdam Centraal and Eindhoven is 1 hour and 16 minutes, with around 71 trains per day. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays, so use our Journey Planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

What's the fastest journey time between Rotterdam Centraal and Eindhoven by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Rotterdam Centraal to Eindhoven is 1 hour and 1 minute.

How much does the train from Rotterdam Centraal to Eindhoven cost?

Train ticket prices from Rotterdam Centraal to Eindhoven can start from as little as €21.20 when you book in advance. The cost of tickets can vary depending on the time of day, route and class you book and are usually more expensive if you book on the day.

Is there a direct train from Rotterdam Centraal to Eindhoven?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Rotterdam Centraal to Eindhoven without having to change trains. There are 36 direct trains from Rotterdam Centraal to Eindhoven each day. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.

What time does the first train from Rotterdam Centraal to Eindhoven leave?

The first train from Rotterdam Centraal to Eindhoven leaves at 00:21. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Rotterdam Centraal to Eindhoven leave?

The last train from Rotterdam Centraal to Eindhoven leaves at 23:52. Trains that depart in the early morning hours or very late evening may be sleeper services, time and services may also vary during weekends and holidays.

What's the distance between Rotterdam Centraal and Eindhoven by train?

Trains travelling from Rotterdam Centraal to Eindhoven cover a distance of around 55 miles (88 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Eindhoven to Rotterdam Centraal. If you’re looking for other options, you can also catch the bus from Rotterdam Centraal to Eindhoven.
The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Rotterdam Centraal to Eindhoven for a typical week day using timetable data for 10/04/2022. On weekends, holidays or other exceptional times, fewer services may be available. The fare range provided has been found by our customers on Trainline on 09/27/2022 for travel on 09/27/2022 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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