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Airports in Rotterdam

Rotterdam The Hague Airport (RTM)

Overview

Rotterdam the Hague Airport serves just one million passengers each year, but it is still there third largest airport in the Netherlands.

Most flights to Rotterdam Airport come from other airports in Europe. It's a great airport to use for passengers wishing to avoid the hassle of larger airports. There aren't that many shops and restaurants at the airport, but the Panoramic Restaurant offers great views the runway as you grab a quick cup of coffee before your flight.

Location

The airport is located five miles (8km) north of Rotterdam.

Getting to the city

Train: RandstadRail a high-speed train to the airport from The Hague, Leidschendam, Pijacker, Zoetermeer and Rotterdam Central Station. From the central station you can catch trains to Antwerp, Brussels and Paris. The slower national NS train service also travels around the inner city as well as to nearby towns. To use public transport, you'll need to buy a 'OV-Chipkaart' (Public Transport Chip Card) from a newsagent at the airport. Tourists can buy an anonymous OV-Chipkaart for €7.50 from ticket machines in all metro and train stations.

Bus: The RET bus No. 50 connects to the Meijersplein metro station where you can transfer to line E to the city centre - a round trip of about 20 minutes overall. For a more direct route, the No. 33 bus will get you to Rotterdam Central Station in about 25 minutes. The B12 line operates at night and in the early morning.

Time

GMT +1 (GMT +2 from the last Sunday in March to the last Sunday in October).

Contacts

Tel: +31 (0)10 446 3444.

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Rotterdam Airport Taxis: the taxi fares above are intended as a guideline only.

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