Lightrail Rotterdam - The Hague
Lightrail between Rotterdam and The Hague
RandstadRail in Rotterdam is a lightrail connection between The Hague and Rotterdam. This lightrail also stops in other surrounding cities like Voorburg, Leidschendam, Nootdorp, Pijnacker and Berkel en Rodenrijs. Randstad Rail is a very quick and comfortable way of traveling: the trip time from Rotterdam to The Hague is 30 minutes only! There are several stops in Rotterdam: Rotterdam Blijdorp, Rotterdam Melanchthonweg and Rotterdam Meijersplein. Since 2011 the RandstadRail lighrail has been connected to the Rotterdam metro system and has been depicted as dark blue metro line E.
Full screen map of the Rotterdam - The Hague Lightrail
Click to see the print version (.pdf) of the RandstadRail Map Rotterdam
RANDSTADRAIL STOPS: Rotterdam Central Station - The Hague Central Station
Rotterdam Central Station - Blijdorp - Melanchtonweg - Meijersplein - Rodenrijs - Berkel Westpolder - Pijnacker Zuid - Pijnacker Centrum - Nootdorp - Leidschenveen - Forepark - Leidschendam Voorburg - Voorburg 't Loo - Laan van NOI - The Hague Central Station
Ride RandstadRail or take the train?
If you want to travel all the way to The Hague, it's faster to take the intercity train (24 minutes instead of 35 minutes) from Rotterdam Central Station. RandstadRail is slightly cheaper though!
Randstad Lightrail Rotterdam schedule
Randstad Lightrail departs with 15 minutes intervals on weekdays and every 30 minutes during the evening and weekend. Lightrail trains from The Hague to Rotterdam depart from 06:30 till midnight. RandstadRail lightrail trains from Rotterdam to The Hague depart from around 07:00 till midnight. During the weekend and public holidays the RandstadRail system is operated at a limited capacity. For a detailed and up-to-date specific metro time table please refer to www.ret.nl. Furthermore, the website www.9292.nl is a public transport trip planner for the Netherlands, that offers a door to door itinerary also using the Rotterdam metro or RandstadRail.
MAP Lightrail STATIONS IN ROTTERDAM
Tickets Lightrail Rotterdam - The Hague
Rotterdam RandstadRail fares
Lightrail tickets in Rotterdam must be purchased before entering the trains. Without the chipcard the entrance gates to the platforms won't open. For public transport in Rotterdam, a wide range of tickets is being offered. The bottom line is that for occasional trips, the so called 'disposable OV-chip card' is the most convenient and cheapest choice. All metro / tram / bus transport in Rotterdam is operated by the 'RET' company. If you are a tourist and want to visit some museums or attractions, the Rotterdam Welcome Card would be the best choise!
Rotterdam RandstadRail ticket sales
Vending machines are located at many locations in Rotterdam, for example at RandstadRail, metro and railway stations, in some buses and in supermarkets or newspaper stands. You can also purchase chip cards online at the Rotterdam public transport company RET through www.retwebshop.nl. or at Rotterdam Tourist Information. Detailed information on the public transport tickets at the OV-Chipkaart page.
CONTACT Lightrail Rotterdam - The Hague
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