Rotterdam Tracks

Public Transport

Public Transport in Rotterdam and around is provided by the city transport corporation RET (underground, trams, busses),  and NS (Dutch Railways). 
A very "Rotterdam" mode of transport is the Watertaxi. For more information about public transport in and around Rotterdam you can surf to the websites mentioned below by clicking the logo's of these companies. For door-to-door travel advice and time-table information go the the site of "" (Public Transport travel information) for your personal itenerary.

All public transport in the Netherlands accepts only the single public transport smartcard called "OV-chipkaart". You can buy them at ticket offices or from vending machines at stations. The card can be (re)loaded with money or with a electronic ticket for one, two or three days, a single ride or one hour of travel. Bus drivers and tram conducters also sell paper disposable smart cards for single use.English available.

The Rotterdam Public Transport Corporation. News, routes, fares and time-tables a nicely made maps of the Rotterdam bus, tram and underground networks. English available.

Dutch Railways (NS).  In Rotterdam NS calls at 11 stations. This is why the train, beside being a good way of getting to Rotterdam, is also a good alternative to get about the city.  The site includes NS's travel planner with good time-table information for Dutch and European railways. English available

Rotterdam Watertaxi runs watertaxi services in the Rotterdam area. With superfast "Maastaxi's" on the River Niewe Maas throughout the region and with conventional watertaxi to and from Hotel New York and the Leuvehaven and Veerhaven docks. English available. For information and rides call 010-4030303.

Here you get your personal door-to-door travel itenerary. .English available