GETTING AROUND IN ROTTERDAM
Public transport in Rotterdam
Rotterdam is a compact city and a walking is often the best way to get around the city, but if you travel further, Rotterdam offers an excellent public transport service. The Rotterdam Metro takes you almost anywhere within the city and into the suburbs and is the most efficient way to travel in Rotterdam. The Rotterdam Tram service is very useful for short distances and takes you to locations which are not covered by metro. Also the Rotterdam bus service rapidly brings you to neighbouring cities. Major transport hubs are Rotterdam Central Station, followed by Rotterdam Zuidplein and Rotterdam Blaak. Please note that you must have a special Travel Chipcard in Rotterdam to pay for public transport.
Individual travel in Rotterdam
If you're a bit sporty, a fun and convenient way to get around the city is to rent a bike in Rotterdam. The Rotterdam Taxi Service takes you from door to door anywhere and are especially useful at night outside public transport operating hours. Car rental in Rotterdam is also possible, but if you must pay to park in Downtown Rotterdam.
Sightseeing Tours in Rotterdam
Rotterdam is a harbour city and that is why the water taxi service is often the fastest means of transport to the attractions and sights, compared to your car. Tourists and daytrippers love to make a tour through Rotterdam with SplashTours, a bus that converts into a boat or even by bicycle taxi! For a quick visit to Rotterdam, the Rotterdam Hop on Hop Off sightseeing bus is also a great idea!