Thinking about taking the train from Rotterdam Centraal to Rotterdam Alexander? We’ve got you covered.
It usually takes around 8 minutes to travel the 4 miles (7 km) from Rotterdam Centraal to Rotterdam Alexander by train, although you can get there in as little as 8 minutes on the fastest services. You’ll normally find around 106 trains per day running on this route. You won’t need to worry about making any changes along the way either as direct trains are available. You'll be hopping on a Nederlanse Spoorwegen (NS) service on your way to Rotterdam Alexander. As the main rail operator in the Netherlands, all trains are modern with comfortable seating.
Train tickets from Rotterdam Centraal to Rotterdam Alexander start from €2.80 when you book in advance, which can be cheaper than buying them on the day. Start a search in our Journey Planner to check out the latest prices.
Keen to book your train tickets to Rotterdam Alexander? No need to wait, start a search with us today! If you want to find out a bit more about the journey first, you can find our train timetable below, tips on booking cheap tickets and our FAQs, including first and last train times.
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.
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 Rotterdam Alexander by booking early.§
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.
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!
For specific information about how to get your hands on cheap tickets, check out our European train tickets hub.
The average journey time by train between Rotterdam Centraal and Rotterdam Alexander is 8 minutes, with around 106 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.
The fastest journey time by train from Rotterdam Centraal to Rotterdam Alexander is 8 minutes.
Train ticket prices from Rotterdam Centraal to Rotterdam Alexander can start from as little as €2.80 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.
Yes, it is possible to travel from Rotterdam Centraal to Rotterdam Alexander without having to change trains. There are 106 direct trains from Rotterdam Centraal to Rotterdam Alexander each day. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.
The first train from Rotterdam Centraal to Rotterdam Alexander leaves at 00:05. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.
The last train from Rotterdam Centraal to Rotterdam Alexander leaves at 23:54. 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.
Trains travelling from Rotterdam Centraal to Rotterdam Alexander cover a distance of around 4 miles (7 km) during the journey.