Call a Watertaxi and travel the river in style to one of the numerous boarding points.

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Water taxi in Rotterdam

You can see them everywhere in Rotterdam: those fast and black-yellow coloured speed boats (with DHG advertising on it), which navigate on the river Maas with 50 kph. Within the blink of an eye, the Rotterdam water taxi takes you to over 50 landing stages within the port of Rotterdam, from Spijkenisse to all the way to the windmills of Kinderdijk. On board this pretty cool means of transport over water, you obviously won’t be bothered by traffic jams. In summer, enjoy the refreshing wind in your face, and in winter you won’t get cold feet, because the water taxis in Rotterdam are heated.

Booking a water taxi in Rotterdam

The Rotterdam water taxi operate the super fast so called Maas taxis with a capacity of 8 to 12 passengers. You can book a water taxi service online or by phone one day in advance. If you want to make a reservation the present day, book by telephone. Their telephone number is written on the information panel at the water taxi landing stages in Rotterdam.

Rates Water taxi Rotterdam

The cost for a water taxi ride appears on your screen if you book online. Water taxi Rotterdam uses a fixed transport fee: this rate depends on the number of passengers and the distance covered. A short boat trip for two costs about €12 and an additional €2,50 per passenger on top.

Ferry Service Hotel New York Rotterdam

Water taxi Rotterdam also operates slower classic boats on a fixed schedule between Hotel New York, the historic Veerhaven at the Maritime Quarter and Leuvehaven near the Maritime Museum Rotterdam. This ferry service departs every 15 minutes from the Northern shore to the Southern shore of the river Maas and is competitively priced: €2,90 to Veerhaven and €3,60 to Leuvehaven. Children get a discount. Operating hours: Monday to Thursday: 9 am – 11 pm and Friday to Sunday: 9 am – midnight. Reservations for the Watertaxi HNY are not necessary.

Water taxi stops in Rotterdam

The water taxi has about 50 landing stages along the Maas in Rotterdam, but also in greater Rotterdam. The Water taxi Rotterdam has a stop at most tourist sites like historic Delfshaven harbour, the Euromast panorama tower, the historic Veerhaven, the famous Hotel New York in Rotterdam, museum steamship ss Rotterdam, soccer stadium Feyenoord, the Maritime Museum and the Old Harbour of Rotterdam.

Rotterdam sightseeing by boat

You can also book a water taxi to make a scenic tour through Rotterdam. Tours are offered along the skyline of Rotterdam from 15 to 90 minutes.