Rotterdam to Arnhem by train

  • First train
    04:00
  • Last train
    00:05
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    1hr 15m
  • Distance
    98 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    38
  • Avg. journey time
    1hr 48m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Rotterdam to Arnhem by train

Fast trains from Rotterdam to Arnhem take around 1 hour and 15 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 98 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Rotterdam and Arnhem.

1. Are there direct trains from Rotterdam to Arnhem?

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

We usually find around 35 departures on the route from Rotterdam to Arnhem 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 48 departures.

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

The Rotterdam to Arnhem train travel time is normally about 1 hour and 15 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Arnhem is usually scheduled to depart Rotterdam around 04:00 and the last train is around 00:05. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Rotterdam around 07:05, and the last at 00:05.

When to book Rotterdam to Arnhem 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 Rotterdam to Arnhem by train.

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Which train companies operate between Rotterdam and Arnhem?

More than one train company operates on the route from Rotterdam to Arnhem, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:

  • IC Direct
  • Inter City
  • InterCity
  • Intercity-Express (ICE)
  • Intercités
  • Thalys

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.