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When to find the cheapest flights to Rotterdam
Rotterdam guide: how to get there, what to see
|Rotterdam city centre|
|Rotterdam The Hague Airport (RTM): 3 mi from city centre|
Flights to Rotterdam: practical information
Cheap airlines to Rotterdam
Planning a trip to Rotterdam? Start your journey with cheap flights to Rotterdam The Hague Airport (RTM) with CityJet, Transavia and others. Alternatively, catch flights to Amsterdam and travel via fast trail from Schiphol to Rotterdam Centraal in 25 minutes.
When to book flights to Rotterdam
The Netherlands can be a pretty rainy country so best to book your flights to Rotterdam for spring or summer. The city is so charming when the sun is shining! For the cheapest fares, book at least three months in advance.
- Peak season: Spring and summer.
- Low season: Winter, the rainiest time of the year.
Direct flights to Rotterdam take one hour from London.
Experience Rotterdam: what to see, what to do
Rotterdam is the city of architecture, with its grand port and city centre which offers a complete collection of trends when it comes to twentieth century architecture. Museums, monuments and let's not forget the windmills are what you can expect to see while on holidays in Rotterdam.
Essentials in Rotterdam
De Ster Windmill: There are only seven windmills left in Rotterdam, of which De Ster is one of only two that are open to the public. This one dates back to 1777 and are located on the pretty banks of the Kalingse Plas Lake.
Chabot Museum: Art lovers, this one is a must. The Chabot Museum is housed in a magnificent 1930's modernist villa and houses an impressive collection of Chabot paintings.
Rotterdam Zoo: Take your Rotterdam car hire to the zoo and explore the world through the different displays and animal habitats. The oceanium is a must while you're there!
Find more information on Visit Rotterdam.
Accommodations in Rotterdam
There's no shortage of places to stay while in Rotterdam. In summer, camping is popular but in the city, you'll find everything from hostels, Bed & Breakfasts to mid-range hotels with a Dutch touch. Best to book your hotels in Rotterdam early.