Rotterdam The Hague Airport Guide (RTM)
Rotterdam The Hague Airport is situated 8km (5 miles) northwest of Rotterdam and 25km (16 miles) southeast of The Hague.
Rotterdam The Hague Airport, formerly known as Rotterdam Airport, is located, predictably, between the two cities of Rotterdam and The Hague, and is among the busiest airports in the Netherlands. Our Rotterdam The Hague Airport guide includes contact details as well as information relating to terminal facilities, public transportation and nearby accommodation.
The information desk (tel: +31 10 446 3444) is located in the public hall. Facilities include a fax service within the Netherlands, flight and public transport information, tourist information and hotel reservations. English-speaking attendants are available.
From The Hague city centre, take the A13 southbound, which leads directly to the airport complex. The total drive time from The Hague is approximately 25 minutes.
From Rotterdam, take the S112 road northbound, which becomes the N471. This road leads directly to the airport. The total drive time from Rotterdam is approximately 12 minutes.
Bus:The RET Airport Shuttle 33 and Nightnet RET bus 12 (tel: +31 900 500 6010; www.ret.nl), run frequently between Rotterdam The Hague Airport and Rotterdam Central Station (journey time: 20 minutes; fare: €3). The airport's bus station is located in front of the terminal building. Airport Shuttle 50 also runs to RandstadRail Metro Station (journey time: 5 minutes), which connects to both The Hague and Rotterdam city centres.
Taxi:The taxi rank (tel: +31 10 262 0406; www.rotterdam-airport-taxi.nl) is located in front of Arrivals. The fare to central Rotterdam is around €26, and the journey time is about 15 minutes, depending on the exact destination.
Free Wi-Fi internet access is available throughout the main terminal building of Rotterdam The Hague Airport. Additionally, public telephones are available before security.
Rotterdam The Hague Airport has a self-service buffet/bar in the departures area and an eatery in the public hall. Other options include an espresso bar, a sandwich kiosk and an outdoor terrace bar.
The Rotterdam Airport Shop, located in the departures lounge, offers an extensive selection of products and duty-free items for passengers leaving the EU. In the public hall there is a newsagent selling books and magazines.
There are left-luggage lockers in the public hall. Trolleys are available. For lost and found items, contact the airport information desk (tel: +31 10 446 3444).
Rotterdam The Hague Airport has a 24-hour conference and meeting room (tel: +31 10 446 34 11) available for hire for a maximum of 30 people. The on-site Best Western Plus Rotterdam Airport Hotel (tel: +31 10 462 5566; www.airporthotelrotterdam.nl) also provides 11 rooms for meetings and conferences, accommodating up to 250 delegates.
The KLM Jet Center (FBO) (tel: +31 20 649 3299;www.jetcenter.nl) boasts a range of VIP facilities for those travelling with private or hired aircraft.
The majority of the airport's facilities are easily accessible. Facilities for the disabled include automatic doors, lowered kerbs, adapted toilets and lifts. Wheelchairs are available on request; passengers requiring wheelchairs and any special assistance should inform their airline prior to travelling.
Rotterdam The Hague Airport has three main car parks: P1 (long-term) can be found to the left of the terminal building; P2 (short-term) is in front of the terminal; and P3 (long-term) is located to the right of the terminal building. In addition, the small P7 also offers long-term parking. All car parks are within walking distance of the terminal.
International car hire operators: Avis, Budget, Europcar, Hertz and Sixt have desks at Rotterdam The Hague Airport; these are located in the arrivals area of the transit hall. Cars are collected and returned at the dedicated P6 car park.
There is one hotel at Rotterdam The Hague Airport, which is within walking distance of the terminal building, and is also linked by a free shuttle bus service. Many more accommodation options are available in the city centre. Hotel information can be obtained through the Rotterdam Tourist Board (VVV) (tel: +31 10 790 0185;www.rotterdam.info) or at the information and help desk in the public hall.