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Rotterdam to Amsterdam by train

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Rotterdam to Amsterdam by train

Hi All

We are wanting to travel from Rotterdam to Amsterdam on 26th May late afternoon.. can you book in advance or do you need to? How far in advance can you book or is it just easy enough to do at station on day of travel? Is it cheaper in advance or same price? Whose best to travel with or only one company?

Thanks

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1. Re: Rotterdam to Amsterdam by train

No savings or need to buy in advance. Buy at the station from the ticket desk. There are machines but only a few take coins, and you'll usually need quite a few coins. There is only one train company domestically:

www.ns.nl

This site gives you a transportation planner including trains and local transit:

www.9292.nl

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2. Re: Rotterdam to Amsterdam by train

great, thanks for the info

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3. Re: Rotterdam to Amsterdam by train

If you take the FYRA high speed train then you need to buy a small (€2,50 I think) supplement. You will save 30 minutes on the journey though.

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4. Re: Rotterdam to Amsterdam by train

No need at all to buy tickets in advance. You can't actually make reservations for Dutch trains anyway.

The Fyra goes from Amsterdam to Rotterdam in about 40 minutes. No need to change trains

It costst a little extra though, but I would advise using it.

If you need tips about what to do in Rotterdam just let me know, I live here :)

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5. Re: Rotterdam to Amsterdam by train

The Fyra supplement for a single journey is € 2.30 for travel in 2nd class .... and as above its worth it for the time saving alone

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6. Re: Rotterdam to Amsterdam by train

Thanks a lot for that! Great advice

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7. Re: Rotterdam to Amsterdam by train

Great thanks for that

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8. Re: Rotterdam to Amsterdam by train

Just turn up on the day , buy a ticket from one of the machines , you get two tickets ......dont forget to lift them both as one is the regular and the other is the Fyra supplement ticket , Ive been caught out a couple of times ( they do check your tickets on the train)

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