• Rotterdam - Essential Information

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Airports

Getting to and from Rotterdam Airport, located 8 km northwest of the city, is easy thanks to the number 33 bus service. They are operated by local transport company RET, takes about 20 mins, and which departs every 10 mins from both the airport and Rotterdam Central Station. Tickets are available on the bus or at the information desk inside the airport terminal. Taxis are also available from to Rotterdam city centre. Meanwhile, Eindhoven Airport is located some 82 km southeast of Rotterdam, with bus services running from the airport to Eindhoven Central Station, from where you can get a train to Rotterdam Central Station. The total journey time is nearly 2 hours. Taxis are also available outside the terminal.
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Public transport

Travelling around Rotterdam is easy, as the city boasts an extensive public transport network consisting of buses, trains, trams, water taxis and two metro lines, the Calandlijn and the Erasmuslijn. Tickets consists of strip cards, which can be bought at the central station, metro stations, on board trams and buses and at post offices. You have to pay two strips to travel in the city area. Three strips, required if you travel to the zone immediately outside the city zone.
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Taxi

St Job Taxi +31 10 425 7000 swww.t-job.nl Stadstaxi +31 10 818 2823 www.stadstaxirotterdam.nl
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Telephone

Country code: +31 Area code: 010
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Electricity

230V/50Hz
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