Dordrecht railway station

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Dordrecht
Dordrecht Station.jpg
The front of the historic station building.
Station statistics
Address Stationsplein, Dordrecht
Netherlands
Coordinates 51°48′27″N 4°40′4″E / 51.80750°N 4.66778°E / 51.80750; 4.66778Coordinates: 51°48′27″N 4°40′4″E / 51.80750°N 4.66778°E / 51.80750; 4.66778
Line(s) Breda–Rotterdam railway
MerwedeLingelijn
Platforms 7
Other information
Opened 1872
Station code Do
Operator Nederlandse Spoorwegen, Arriva
Location
Dordrecht railway station is located in Randstad
Dordrecht railway station

Dordrecht is a railway station in Dordrecht, Netherlands located on the Breda–Rotterdam railway and the Elst–Dordrecht railway. The station was opened on 1 January 1872, when the railway line between Rotterdam and Antwerp was opened. On 16 July 1885, the railway line from Dordrecht to Gorinchem was opened. The neo-Renaissance railway station building is located to the south of the city centre. Dordrecht is now an important railway station on the Nederlandse Spoorwegen railway network. The services to Gorinchem and Geldermalsen are operated by Arriva.

Destinations[edit]

These are some of the main destinations directly available from Dordrecht:

Rotterdam, The Hague (Den Haag), Leiden, Haarlem, Amsterdam Airport Schiphol, Amsterdam, Roosendaal, Middelburg, Breda, Tilburg, Eindhoven, Venlo, Gorinchem and Geldermalsen.

At Geldermalsen there is a good service to Utrecht, the centre of the Netherlands, where many destinations can be reached.

  • For Gouda and Amersfoort travel to Rotterdam Centraal and change onto an Intercity towards Enschede or Leeuwarden.
  • For Ede, Arnhem travel to Rotterdam Centraal and change onto a train towards Utrecht Centraal. Than change onto a train towards Nijmegen.
  • For Nijmegen travel to Tilburg and change onto an Intercity to Nijmegen.

Train services[edit]

The following services call at Dordrecht:

  • 12x per day international service The Hague - Rotterdam - Dordrecht - Roosendaal - Antwerp - Brussels
  • 2x per hour intercity service Lelystad - Almere - Amsterdam - Schiphol - The Hague - Rotterdam - Dordrecht - Roosendaal - Vlissingen
  • 2x per hour intercity service Amsterdam - Haarlem - The Hague - Rotterdam - Dordrecht
  • 2x per hour intercity service The Hague - Rotterdam - Dordrecht - Breda - Eindhoven - Venlo
  • 1x per hour night service (nachtnet) Rotterdam - Dordrecht - Breda - Eindhoven (weekends only)
  • 2x per hour local service (sprinter) The Hague - Rotterdam - Dordrecht - Breda (Dordrecht - Breda only once an hour, twice an hour during peaks)
  • 2x per hour local service (sprinter) The Hague - Rotterdam - Dordrecht - Roosendaal (Dordrecht - Roosendaal only once an hour, twice an hour during peaks)
  • 2x per hour local services (stoptrein) Dordrecht - Gorinchem - Geldermalsen
  • 2x per hour local services (stoptrein) Dordrecht - Gorinchem
Preceding station   Nederlandse Spoorwegen   Following station
NS Intercity 1900
toward Venlo
Terminus NS Intercity 2200
toward Vlissingen
NS Intercity 2600
Terminus
NS Nachtnet 21400
toward Eindhoven
NS Sprinter 5000
toward Breda
NS Sprinter 5100
toward Roosendaal
Terminus Arriva Stoptrein 36700
toward Geldermalsen
Terminus Arriva Stoptrein 36800
toward Gorinchem

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