Rotterdam tour: Public transport options

People often use public transport to visit various tourist attractions and cities when visiting The Netherlands. Public transport is in the Netherlands a convenient way for sightseeing and, for instance, a Rotterdam tour. However when you are travelling the whole day to surrounding ares in Rotterdam it can get quite expensive and it could be a hassle with buying separate public transport tickets.

Therefore, several public transport companies of different cities and regions in South-Holland created the Tourist Day Ticket. If you are planning to visit Rotterdam and other cities, for example The Hague, you could consider purchasing this ticket for only €14,50. The Tourist Day Ticket enables easy travelling in the whole South-Holland region and grants unlimited access to buses, trams, ferries and the metro. If you plan to stay in Rotterdam and not travel to other cities, you could also purchase a RET day ticket for only €8,00.

The Tourist Day Ticket and RET day ticket can be used when travelling to and around Rotterdam; the second-largest city of The Netherlands which is famous for its skyscrapers and remarkable harbour. In addition to the skyscrapers, some of the most interesting architectural sites to include in your Rotterdam tour are; the Markthal, the Cube homes and the Euromast. In the dynamic global city you can go on a large shopping spree or visit the oldest zoo of The Netherlands; Diergaarde Blijdorp.

The Tourist Day Ticket is valid for an entire day from the first check-in to the end of that day’s timetable. For your convenience, the ticket can be quickly delivered to your home or hotel for you to use in an instant. The ticket is also available in almost every ticket machine or ticket stores. Nevertheless, even though your ticket is valid all day, you have to remember to check-in and out everywhere you go. Just hold your card up against the reader near the entrance, exit or at the gates.

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  • Easy to use: travel to attractions in the South Holland, Rotterdam and The Hague region carelessly.
  • Unlimited travelling with buses, trams, metros and ferries from these operators:

Available where?

The Tourist Day Ticket is for sale at vending machines, the operators' service points and at participating hotels and tourist information associations.

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Which operators can I travel to the city of Rotterdam with?

The Tourist Day Ticket is valid when travelling with the RET, HTM, HTMBuzz, Arriva, Connexxion and Waterbus in the entire province of Zuid-Holland. The Tourist Day Ticket is not valid when traveling with train, Fast Ferry, Driehoeksveer, buurtbus, night buses and on bus lines 195 and 295. With the participating operators, you can easily travel to the city of Rotterdam and other cities in the region.

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