With the Intercity direct, you can travel even more quickly between Amsterdam Centraal, Schiphol Airport, Rotterdam Centraal and Breda.
Why take the Intercity direct?
The Intercity direct is a faster way to travel between Amsterdam Centraal, Schiphol Airport, Rotterdam Centraal and Breda.
To travel on the Intercity direct, you must pay a supplement on top of your NS ticket if your journey includes the part of the route between Schiphol Airport and Rotterdam. No supplement is needed if you are travelling between Amsterdam and Rotterdam with an international ticket for the Intercity Brussels.
Discount on supplements during off-peak hours
We expect the Intercity direct trains to be busier during rush hour in April and May. We recommend travelling during off-peak hours. If you travel during off-peak hours and purchase a supplement from the red supplement pole on the platform, you will receive a 40% discount. This promotion will be available from 9 April to 8 December 2018.
With the Intercity direct, you can travel from Breda to Schiphol Airport in less than an hour, or from Rotterdam to Amsterdam in less than 45 minutes. For exact travel times, see the Travel Planner.
The savings on travel times per route:
- Amsterdam - Rotterdam: 30 minutes
- Amsterdam - Breda: 32 minutes
- Schiphol Airport - Rotterdam: 26 minutes
- Schiphol Airport - Breda: 39 minutes
Intercity direct supplement
Do you want to use the Intercity direct to travel from Schiphol Airport to Rotterdam or vice versa? Then you will need an Intercity direct supplement in addition to your NS ticket. Three versions of this supplement are available: single, monthly season ticket or annual season ticket in addition to your NS season ticket.