Rotterdam to Zaandam by train

  • First train
  • Last train
  • Avg changes
  • Fastest journey
    1hr 30m
  • Distance
    62 kilometres
  • Trains per day
  • Avg. journey time
    1hr 30m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Rotterdam to Zaandam by train

Fast trains from Rotterdam to Zaandam take around 1 hour and 30 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 62 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Rotterdam and Zaandam.

1. Are there direct trains from Rotterdam to Zaandam?

Direct trains from Rotterdam to Zaandam have been found.

We usually find around 13 direct trains on the route from Rotterdam to Zaandam every weekday.

Trains are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 19 departures.

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

The Rotterdam to Zaandam train travel time is normally about 1 hour and 30 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest direct train to Zaandam is usually scheduled to depart Rotterdam around 05:25 and the last train is around 21:55. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Rotterdam around 07:25, and the last at 19:55.

When to book Rotterdam to Zaandam 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 Zaandam by train.

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Which train companies operate between Rotterdam and Zaandam?

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

  • IC direct
  • RegionalExpress
  • Sprinter

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

Zaandam to Rotterdam by train

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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.