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Heerlen to Rotterdam by train

  • First train
    06:19
  • Last train
    23:52
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    2hr 11m
  • Distance
    156 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    32
  • Avg. journey time
    3hr 20m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Heerlen to Rotterdam by train

Fast trains from Heerlen to Rotterdam take around 2 hours and 11 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 156 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Heerlen and Rotterdam.

1. Are there direct trains from Heerlen to Rotterdam?

Journeys between Heerlen and Rotterdam usually involve one change of train.

We usually find around 35 departures on the route from Heerlen to Rotterdam every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

Trains are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 37 departures.

2. How long is the train journey from Heerlen to Rotterdam?

The Heerlen to Rotterdam train travel time is normally about 2 hours and 11 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

3. What are the Heerlen to Rotterdam train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Rotterdam is usually scheduled to depart Heerlen around 05:49 and the last train is around 00:35. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Heerlen around 06:22, and the last at 23:52.

When to book Heerlen to Rotterdam train tickets?

Trains in the Netherlands usually open for booking around 0 days in advance. If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from Heerlen to Rotterdam by train.

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Which train companies operate between Heerlen and Rotterdam?

InterCity is the train company that operates on the route from Heerlen to Rotterdam.

You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.

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Child and youth passengers

The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and operator. This is why we ask for the age of young passengers.

Sometimes children below a certain age can travel without a seat for free. If you want to guarantee a seat for child passengers, enter '6' as the age of the child.

Read more about child and youth passenger ages. See also youth discounts and railcards.