Rotterdam airport is ranked as the third busiest airport in the Netherlands after Eindhoven airport and Amsterdam –Schiphol. Rotterdam airport is situated to the north west of the city. The distance from downtown Rotterdam to Rotterdam The Hague Airport is around 8 kilometers (5 miles). If you are traveling from The Hague the distance is 24 Kilometers (15 miles). If you want to get to the airport using a public service, you can use bus route33 from the Rotterdam Central Station. From Meijersplein Randstad Rail Railway you can use shuttle bus service 50.
If you are using your own car and you are coming from the south or Breda you will have to use route A16. Once you reach Terbregseplein turn to A20 ring road and then join A13 once you reach Kleinpolderplein. You will then exit at junction 11 and head towards the airport. If you want to approach the airport from the north then go to A4 and head towards Den Haag then turn to route A13 once you reach a Prins Clausplein intersection. You will then use junction 11 then head towards the airport.
If you are coming from the west and the Zeeland areas the route to take is A29 as you move towards Europoortand once you reach Beneluxplein take the A20 as you go towards the city. You will join A20 once you get to Kethelplein. You will then join A13 once you reach Kleinpolderplein and exit at junction 11 then head towards the airport.
If you are from Hoek Van Holland then you will have to take A20 or E25 routes which will take you in the direction of Utrecht. You will then join A13 once you reach Kleinpolderplein intersection and head towards Den Haag. Exit at junction 11 in order to get to the airport. People from Amsterdam and The Hague have to use the A4 route and head towards Den Haag. Once you get to a prince Clausplein intersection you will have to join A13 which goes in the direction of the city then exit through junction 11 and head towards the Rotterdam airport.
If you intend to go to Rotterdam airport it is advisable to leave early because of the traffic jams which sometimes cause delays. The road networks in the Netherlands is good but the delays usually happen during the peak times when most people are moving from one place to another.