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Rotterdam to Tilburg by train

It takes an average of 43m to travel from Rotterdam to Tilburg by train, over a distance of around 36 miles (58 km). There are normally 71 trains per day travelling from Rotterdam to Tilburg and tickets for this journey start from €15 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 37m
PriceFrom €15
Distance36 miles (58 km)
Frequency71 trains per day
Departure stationRotterdam
Arrival stationTilburg
ChangesDirect trains available
Train and bus operatorsNS, Flixbus

Rotterdam to Tilburg train times

Check out the next trains departing from Rotterdam to Tilburg for Tuesday 3rd Nov 2020. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
13:21 14:02 41m, 1 change
13:44 14:21 37m, direct
13:51 14:32 41m, 1 change
14:14 14:51 37m, direct
14:21 15:02 41m, 1 change
14:44 15:21 37m, direct
14:51 15:32 41m, 1 change
15:14 15:51 37m, direct
15:21 16:02 41m, 1 change
15:44 16:21 37m, direct

NS trains from Rotterdam to Tilburg

You can travel from Rotterdam to Tilburg 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 to Tilburg

Train tickets from Rotterdam to Tilburg start at €15 one-way for a Standard Class ticket if you book in Advance, however, if you're booking last-minute tickets on the day, the average price is around €15.
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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 to Tilburg 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 guide to check when European train operators release their special deals and offers to see if you can find cheap 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 to Tilburg? 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 to Tilburg take?

The average journey time by train between Rotterdam and Tilburg is 43 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 and Tilburg by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Rotterdam to Tilburg is 37 minutes.

How much does the train from Rotterdam to Tilburg cost?

Train tickets from Rotterdam to Tilburg can start from as little as €15 when you book in advance and are usually more expensive when purchased on the day. Prices can also vary depending the time of day, route and class you book.

Is there a direct train from Rotterdam to Tilburg?

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

What time does the first train from Rotterdam to Tilburg leave?

The first train from Rotterdam to Tilburg leaves at 00:24. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Rotterdam to Tilburg leave?

The last train from Rotterdam to Tilburg leaves at 23:51. 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 and Tilburg by train?

Trains travelling from Rotterdam to Tilburg cover a distance of around 36 miles (58 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Tilburg to Rotterdam.
Average prices for adult tickets in economy. Discount cards and coach journey excluded. Prices are based on searches made by our customers over the past 6 months. "14 days in advance" includes days 13 and 15. / The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Rotterdam to Tilburg for a typical week day using timetable data for 03/11/2020. 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 25/10/2020 for travel on 25/10/2020 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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