Dordrecht railway station

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Dordrecht
Dordrecht Station.jpg
The front of the historic station building.
Location 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
Operated by Nederlandse Spoorwegen, Arriva
Line(s) Breda–Rotterdam railway
MerwedeLingelijn
Platforms 7
Connections Bus transport Arriva: 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 18, 19, 21, 88, 92, 165, 166, 168, 178, 388, 501, 620, 892
Bus transport RET: 145
Other information
Station code Ddr
History
Opened 1872
Services
Preceding station   NS International   Following station
NS International 9200
1x/hour
Nederlandse Spoorwegen
toward Vlissingen
NS Intercity 2200
2x/hour
Terminus NS Intercity 2300
1x/hour; Not on evenings and weekends
Terminus
NS Intercity 2400
2x/hour; Not on evenings and Sundays
NS Intercity 2400
2x/hour; Evenings until +/- 10:00pm and Sundays from +/- 10:30am until +/- 10:00pm
toward Duivendrecht
Terminus
NS Nachtnet 21400
1x/hour; Nighttrain Intercity service, Friday Night and Saturday Night until +/- 2:00am only
toward Eindhoven
NS Sprinter 5000
2x/hour; Not on evenings and weekends
Terminus
NS Sprinter 5100
2x/hour
Terminus NS Sprinter 5900
2x/hour, but only 1x/hour on evenings and weekends
toward Roosendaal
NS Sprinter 6600
2x/hour
Arriva
Terminus Stoptrein 36700
2x/hour
toward Geldermalsen
Stoptrein 36800
2x/hour; Not at evenings and Sundays
toward Gorinchem
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, Leiden, Haarlem, Amsterdam Airport Schiphol, Amsterdam, Roosendaal, Middelburg, Breda, Tilburg, Eindhoven, Venlo, Gorinchem and Geldermalsen.

Train services[edit]

The stations is served by the following services:

  • 1x per hour international service Amsterdam - Schiphol - The Hague - Rotterdam - Dordrecht - Roosendaal - Antwerp - Brussels Airport - Brussels
  • 2x per hour intercity service Lelystad - Almere - Duivendrecht - Amsterdam Zuid - Schiphol - Leiden - The Hague - Rotterdam - Dordrecht
  • 2x per hour intercity service Amsterdam - Haarlem - Leiden - The Hague - Rotterdam - Dordrecht - Roosendaal - Vlissingen
  • 1x per hour intercity service Dordrecht - Breda (Not evenings and weekends)
  • 1x per hour night service (nachtnet) Rotterdam - Dordrecht - Breda - Eindhoven (weekends only)
  • 4x per hour local service (sprinter) The Hague - Rotterdam - Dordrecht (2x per hour on evenings and weekends)
  • 2x per hour local service (sprinter) Dordrecht - Roosendaal (1x per hour on evenings and weekends)
  • 2x per hour local service (sprinter) Dordrecht - Breda - Tilburg - 's-Hertogenbosch
  • 2x per hour local services (stoptrein) Dordrecht - Gorinchem - Geldermalsen
  • 2x per hour local services (stoptrein) Dordrecht - Gorinchem

Bus services[edit]

Dordrecht is served by city bus services (stadsbussen) as well as regional bus services (streekbussen).

Stadsbussen[edit]

There are 8 city bus lines, which are operated by Arriva. From the railway station the city bus lines provides services to/from:

  • Centrum (downtown area)
  • Stadskantoor (City Hall)
  • Ziekenhuis Dordwijk (Hospital)
  • Ziekenhuis Amstelwijck (Hospital)
  • Stadspolders railway station
  • Zuid railway station
  • The ferry terminals at Papendrechtse Veer
  • The neighbourhoods Crabbehof, Dubbeldam, Het Reeland, Krispijn, Leerpark, Merwedepolder, Noordflank, Oudelandshoek, Staart, Stadspolders, Sterrenburg, Wielwijk and Zuidhoven
  • The industrial areas Amstelwijck and West

The routes of the city buses are as follows:

Line Route Frequency Notes
2 Centraal Station - Het Reeland Zuid - Leerpark - Ziekenhuis Dordwijk - Dubbeldam 2x/hour

Arrives/Continues at Centraal Station as regional bus line 11/12 to/from Centrum and Zwijndrecht. (See also: Streekbussen)

3 Crabbehof - Krispijn - Centrum - Stadskantoor - Centraal Station - Het Reeland Noord - Oudelandshoek
  • Outside Summer and Christmas holidays: 4x/hour, but only 2x/hour at evenings and Sundays
  • Summer holidays: 4x/hour, but only 2x/hour on weekdays mornings until +/- 11:00am and on evenings and weekends
  • Christmas holidays: 4x/hour, but only 2x/hour on weekdays mornings until +/- 11:00am and on evenings and Sundays
4 Ziekenhuis Amstelwijck - Wielwijk - Krispijn West - Centrum - Stadskantoor - Centraal Station - Het Reeland Noord - Staart - Merwedepolder
  • Outside Summer holidays: 4x/hour, but only 2x/hour FROM Ziekenhuis Amstelwijck TO Centraal Station on weekdays evening rush hours and only 2x/hour on the whole route on evenings and Sundays
  • Summer holidays: 4x/hour, but only 2x/hour FROM Ziekenhuis Amstelwijck TO Centraal Station on weekdays evening rush hours and only 2x/hour on the whole route on evenings and weekends
5 Sterrenburg - Station Zuid - Zuidhoven - Krispijn Oost - Centrum - Stadskantoor - Centraal Station - Het Reeland - Station Stadspolders - Stadspolders
  • Outside Summer holidays: 4x/hour, but only 2x/hour at evenings and Sundays
  • Summer holidays: 4x/hour, but only 2x/hour on weekdays outside rush hours and at evenings and weekends
7 Sterrenburg - Ziekenhuis Dordwijk - Leerpark - Het Reeland Zuid - Centraal Station - Stadskantoor - Centrum
  • Outside Summer holidays: 4x/hour, but only 2x/hour at evenings and Sundays
  • Summer holidays: 4x/hour, but only 2x/hour on weekdays outside rush hours and at evenings and weekends
8 Merwedepolder - Staart - Het Reeland Noord - Centraal Station - Stadskantoor - Centrum - West - Amstelwijck - Ziekenhuis Amstelwijck 1x/hour, but 2x/hour during rush hours
  • Weekdays only and not on evenings
  • The section between Merwedepolder and Central Station is only served at morning rush hours.
  • From Merwedepolder/Central Station to Ziekenhuis Amstelwijck buses operate only at morning rush hours and early afternoons
  • From Ziekenhuis Amstelwijck to Central Station buses operate only on late mornings, afternoons and evening rush hours
9 Centraal Station - Het Reeland Zuid - Leerpark 3x/day Weekdays morning rush hours only
10 Centraal Station - Centrum - Papendrechtse Veer - Noordflank - P-Energiehuis 3x/hour, but only 2x/hour on evenings and Sundays

Streekbussen[edit]

The regional bus lines provides services to/from:

  • Centrum (downtown area)
  • Stadskantoor (City Hall)
  • Ziekenhuis Dordwijk (Hospital)
  • Ziekenhuis Amstelwijck (Hospital)
  • Biesbosch National Park
  • The neighbourhoods Het Reeland, Krispijn, Leerpark, Staart and Wielwijk
  • The industrial area West
  • The nearby cities and towns Alblasserdam, Barendrecht, Hardinxveld-Giessendam, Hendrik Ido Ambacht, Papendrecht, Ridderkerk, Rotterdam, Sliedrecht and Zwijndrecht
  • The city of Utrecht
  • Villages around Dordrecht

The routes of the regional buses, serving Dordrecht, are as follows:

Line Operator Route Frequency Notes
11 Arriva Dordrecht, Centraal Station -> Dordrecht, Centrum -> Dordrecht, Stadskantoor -> Station Zwijndrecht -> Zwijndrecht -> Ziekenhuis Zwijndrecht -> Station Zwijndrecht -> Dordrecht, Centrum -> Dordrecht, Stadskantoor -> Dordrecht, Centraal Station 1x/hour
  • Arrives/Continues at Dordrecht, Centraal Station as city bus line 2 to/from Dordrecht, Ziekenhuis Dordwijk and Dordrecht, Dubbeldam. (see also: Stadsbussen)
  • Same route as line 12, but in the opposite direction
12 Arriva Dordrecht, Centraal Station -> Dordrecht, Centrum -> Dordrecht, Stadskantoor -> Station Zwijndrecht -> Ziekenhuis Zwijndrecht -> Zwijndrecht -> Station Zwijndrecht -> Dordrecht, Centrum -> Dordrecht, Stadskantoor -> Dordrecht, Centraal Station 1x/hour
  • Arrives/Continues at Dordrecht, Centraal Station as city bus line 2 to/from Dordrecht, Ziekenhuis Dordwijk and Dordrecht, Dubbeldam. (see also: Stadsbussen)
  • Same route as line 11, but in the opposite direction
13 Arriva Dordrecht, Centraal Station - Dordrecht, Het Reeland Zuid - Dordrecht, Ziekenhuis Dordwijk - Papendrecht - Station Sliedrecht Baanhoek - Sliedrecht 1x/hour
14 Arriva Dordrecht, Centraal Station -> Dordrecht, Het Reeland Noord -> Dordrecht, Staart West -> Papendrecht -> Dordrecht, Staart West -> Dordrecht, Het Reeland Noord -> Dordrecht, Centraal Station 1x/hour Same route as line 15, but in the opposite direction
15 Arriva Dordrecht, Centraal Station -> Dordrecht, Het Reeland Noord -> Dordrecht, Staart West -> Papendrecht -> Dordrecht, Staart West -> Dordrecht, Het Reeland Noord -> Dordrecht, Centraal Station 1x/hour Same route as line 14, but in the opposite direction
16 Arriva Dordrecht, Centraal Station - Dordrecht, Het Reeland Zuid - Dordrecht, Ziekenhuis Dordwijk - Papendrecht - Alblasserdam
  • Outside Summer and Christmas holidays: 4x/hour on weekdays, 2x/hour on Saturdays, but only 1x/hour at all evenings and Sundays
  • Summer and Christmas holidays: 2x/hour, but only 1x/hour at evenings and Sundays
18 Arriva Dordrecht, Centraal Station - Dordrecht, Het Reeland Zuid - Dordrecht, Ziekenhuis Dordwijk - Papendrecht – Alblasserdam - Kinderdijk 1x/hour
  • Weekdays only and not on evenings
  • At mornings buses operate only FROM Dordrecht TO Kinderdijk
  • At afternoons and evening rush hours buses operate only FROM Kinderdijk TO Dordrecht
19 Arriva Dordrecht, Centraal Station - Dordrecht, Het Reeland Zuid - Dordrecht, Ziekenhuis Dordwijk - Papendrecht - Oud-Alblas - Nieuw-Lekkerland – Kinderdijk 1x/hour
  • Weekdays only and not on evenings
  • At mornings buses operate only FROM Kinderdijk TO Dordrecht
  • At afternoons and evening rush hours buses operate only FROM Dordrecht TO Kinderdijk
21 Arriva Dordrecht, Centraal Station - Dordrecht, Centrum - Dordrecht, Stadskantoor - Zwijndrecht – Hendrik-Ido-Ambacht - Ridderkerk 1x/hour
88 Arriva Dordrecht, Centraal Station - Dordrecht, Centrum - Dordrecht, Stadskantoor - Station Zwijndrecht - Zwijndrecht - Hendrik-Ido-Ambacht - Rotterdam - Kralingse Zoom Rotterdam Metro station
  • Outside Summer and Christmas holidays: 4x/hour, but only 1x/hour on evenings and weekends
  • Summer and Christmas holidays: 4x/hour, but only 2x/hour during rush hours and 1x/hour on evenings and weekends
92 Arriva Dordrecht, Centraal Station - Dordrecht, Centrum - Dordrecht, Stadskantoor - Station Zwijndrecht - Zwijndrecht - Hendrik-Ido-Ambacht - Rotterdam – Station Rotterdam LombardijenZuidplein Rotterdam Metro station
  • Outside Summer and Christmas holidays: 2x/hour, but 4x/hour during rush hours and only 1x/hour on evenings and weekends
  • Summer and Christmas holidays: 2x/hour, but only 1x/hour on evenings and weekends
143 RET Dordrecht, Centraal Station - Dordrecht, Centrum - Ridderkerk - Rotterdam – Station Rotterdam LombardijenZuidplein Rotterdam Metro station
  • Outside Summer and Christmas holidays: 1x/hour, but 2x/hour during weekdays rush hours
  • Summer and Christmas holidays: 1x/hour
Not on evenings and Sundays
165 Arriva Dordrecht, Centraal Station - Dordrecht, Leerpark - Dordrecht, Krispijn - Dordrecht, Wielwijk - Dordrecht, Ziekenhuis Amstelwijck - ’s-Gravendeel - Mookhoek - Strijen 1x/hour, but 2x/hour during rush hours Not on evenings and weekends
166 Arriva Dordrecht, Centraal Station - Dordrecht, Leerpark - Dordrecht, Ziekenhuis Dordwijk - ’s-Gravendeel - Maasdam - Puttershoek - Blaaksedijk - Heinenoord – Rotterdam - Zuidplein Rotterdam Metro station
  • Dordrecht, Centraal Station-Heinenoord: 2x/hour, but only 1x/hour at evenings and Sundays
  • Heinenoord-Rotterdam Zuidplein Metro station: 1x/hour
At evenings and Sundays buses do not operate on section Heinenoord-Rotterdam Zuidplein Metro station
168 Arriva Dordrecht, Centraal Station - Dordrecht, Leerpark - Dordrecht, Ziekenhuis Dordwijk - ’s-Gravendeel - Maasdam - Heinenoord – Rotterdam - Zuidplein Rotterdam Metro station 2x/hour
  • Weekdays rush hours only
  • At morning rush hours buses operate only FROM Dordrecht TO Rotterdam
  • At evening rush hours buses operate only FROM Rotterdam TO Dordrecht
178 Arriva Dordrecht, Centraal Station - Dordrecht, Leerpark - Dordrecht, Ziekenhuis Dordwijk - ’s-Gravendeel - Maasdam - Heinenoord 2x/hour
  • Weekdays rush hours only
  • At morning rush hours buses operate only FROM Heinenoord TO Dordrecht
  • At evening rush hours buses operate only FROM Dordrecht TO Heinenoord
388 Arriva Dordrecht, Centraal Station - Dordrecht, Ziekenhuis Dordwijk - Papendrecht - Sliedrecht - Bleskensgraaf - Molenaarsgraaf - Noordeloos - Meerkerk - Vianen - Utrecht
  • Outside Summer holidays: 1x/hour, but 3x/hour on weekdays rush hours
  • Summer holidays: 1x/hour, but 2x/hour on weekdays rush hours
Qliner, not on Saturday evenings and Sundays
501 Arriva Dordrecht, Centraal Station - Dordrecht, Staart - Biesbosch National Park 1x/hour
620 Arriva Dordrecht, Centraal Station - Werkendam 7x/day FROM Werkendam TO Dordrecht, 4x/day FROM Dordrecht TO Werkendam Not on evenings and weekends
892 Arriva Station Rotterdam Centraal - Rotterdam - Hendrik-Ido-Ambacht - Zwijndrecht - Dordrecht, Centraal Station - Dordrecht, Centrum - Dordrecht, Stadskantoor - Dordrecht, Krispijn - Dordrecht, Zuidhoven - Dordrecht, Station Zuid - Dordrecht, Sterrenburg 1x/hour
  • Nightbus service, Saturday Nights only
  • Buses FROM Dordrecht TO Rotterdam follow the normal route from Dordrecht, Sterrenburg to Dordrecht, Krispijn. From there these buses continue to Dordrecht, Centraal Station first and then to Dordrecht, Stadskantoor via Dordrecht, Centrum. From Dordrecht, Stadskantoor these buses continue directly to Rotterdam via highway A16 skipping Zwijndrecht and Hendrik-Ido-Ambacht along the way

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