From Schiphol Airport to Rotterdam Centraal Station
You can travel easily and comfortable by train to Rotterdam Centraal Station. Tickets are available from the yellow vending machines in the baggage-claim and in the central hall of the airport. From the central hall the underground train station can be reached by stairs & elevators. For the train itinerary and platformnumbers please see the monitors in the airport hall.
If you decide to take a taxi (which is expesive), please refer to the official taxi stand, do not accept offers from individual taxi drivers in the airport hall. The average travel distance by train from Schiphol to Rotterdam CS 1 hour.
The train travel planner can be found at: http://www.ns.nl/cs/Satellite/travellers
The Night Train
If you are departing/arriving at night or in the early morning, the NS night network could be the answer. The night trains travel once an hour between Utrecht CS - Amsterdam CS - Schiphol - Leiden CS - Den Haag CS - Delft and Rotterdam CS and vice versa. If it is not possible for you to travel by night train, then why not take a look at the service provided by Schiphol Travel Taxi.
From Rotterdam Airport to Rotterdam Centre
Airport Shuttle 33: Rotterdam Centraal Station to Rotterdam Airport
A bus departs on average every 15 minutes. The journey time is approximately 20 minutes.
Travellers who need to be at Rotterdam Airport very early in the morning/during the night can make use of the RET bus line B12.
More information and timetables about the bus line B12 can be found at: http://www.rotterdam-airport.nl/en/Homepage/Bereikbaarheid_en_parkeren/Met_het_openbaar_vervoer
HOW TO REACH
Train: Rotterdam CS at 5 minutes’ walking distance.
Metro: Centraal Station (starting point and terminus).
Tram: Kruisplein 4, 7, 8, 20, 21, 23 and 25.
Bus: Centraal Station, bus numbers 33, 38, 44, 48 and 49
ACCES BY ROAD
From Amsterdam / Den Haag
A13 in the direction of Rotterdam, at Kleinpolderplein follow the signs in the direction of Centrum, at the second traffic light follow the signs for Euromast/Maastunnel. Take the right tunnel after the traffic light and go left at the next traffic light. You will now be on the Weena Boulevard.
A20 in the direction of Den Haag / Hoek van Holland, take the Rotterdam Centrum / Schiebroek / Hillegersberg exit, at the end of the exit follow the signs to Centrum (Schieweg / Schiekade). You will now be on Hofplein square.
From Breda / Dordrecht
Take the right lane on the A16 motorway (follow Kralingen / Rotterdam Centrum). Cross the Van Brienenoordbrug and take the first exit (Rotterdam Centrum). Turn left at the end of the exit lane (roundabout in the direction of Centrum), and turn onto the Maasboulevard. Continue straight ahead (along de Boompjes). At Hotel Inntel (on your right-hand side), turn right onto the Schiedamsedijk. Continue until you have reached the Coolsingel-Westblaak intersection. Turn left onto the Westblaak and continue in the direction of the Hofplein.