Rotterdam Central Train Station in Rotterdam, Netherlands

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Rotterdam Central Train Station is located very close to the city centre which can be reached on foot from this location. The Central Station is currently being rebuilt and the work on the new building and facilities will be completed in 2013.

About Rotterdam Central Station:

Interesting to know:

The Central Train Station of Rotterdam was built in 1847. The newer Rotterdam building, which was built in 1957, became too small for the ever increasing number of passengers and thus, the need for a larger and more modern train station recently appeared.

Useful to know:

Due to the rebuilding, the traffic within the train station is disorganized and might confuse travelers.

Rotterdam Train Station is a very important travel hub in Netherlands and thus, it connects the capital of the country with the most of the other cities in the country and with other European cities, such as Paris or Brussels.

High speed trains are accessible from Rotterdam Train Station.

Rotterdam Central Station also includes an underground railway station CS Rotterdam which is already in use, serving as terminus for lines D and E.

Transportation from the Rotterdam Train Station to other locations in the city is easy, the station being served by almost the tram lines in the city.

Accommodation near Rotterdam Central Train Station:

The Manhattan Hotel is located 400 meters away from the station and offers 5 stars services to travelers who are willing to spend €92,65/night.

The 4 stars Best Western Crown Hotel has prices which start from €40/night and free breakfast and WiFi and it is located 500 meters from the Hotel.

A little further, 700 meters away from the station, Hilton Rotterdam is another 4 stars hotel which meets the requirements of most travelers. The prices start here at €69 and it offers many facilities which include a gym and a beauty saloon.

Address:  Stationsplein 1, 3013 AJ, Rotterdam

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