Delft travel guide

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You're Going to Love Delft

With a population of 95.060, Delft is a must-see destination in Zuid-Holland, Netherlands. It is one of the most popular cities to visit in the country. We recommend you stay at least 6 days in order to fully appreciate everything Delft has to offer.

When to visit Delft

Delft in January
Estimated hotel price
$155
1 night at 3-star hotel
Delft in January
Estimated hotel price
$155
1 night at 3-star hotel

Looking for warm weather? Then head to Delft in July, when the average temperature is 17 °C, and the highest can go up to 20 °C. The coldest month, on the other hand, is January, when it can get as cold as 1 °C, with an average temperature of 3 °C. You’re likely to see more rain in November, when precipitation is around 100 mm. In contrast, April is usually the driest month of the year in Delft, with an average rainfall of 40 mm.

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How to Get to Delft

Plane

When flying to Delft, you’ll arrive at Rotterdam The Hague Airport (RTM), which is located 8 km from the city centre. The shortest flight to Delft from New Zealand departs from Wellington and takes around 36h 35m.

Train

Eurostar is the most popular train carrier serving Delft, followed by Train. The train journey from Delft to Rotterdam takes 0h 54m and costs around $26 for a one-way ticket. When coming by train from Brussels, expect to pay about $59 for a 1h 34m trip. Located 1.9 km from the city centre, Delft Zuid is the busiest station in Delft. Another popular train station is Delft, located 0.1 km from the centre.

Car

Another option to get to Delft is to pick up a car hire from Amsterdam, which is about 55 km from Delft. You’ll find branches of Hertz and National, among others, in Amsterdam.

Bus

Several bus lines operate bus routes to Delft, including FlixBus, BlaBlaBus and STUDENT AGENCY. From Arnhem, the bus ride to Delft takes 129 km and will cost you around $29. From Eindhoven, the ticket costs about $28 for a journey of 137 km.

Plane

When flying to Delft, you’ll arrive at Rotterdam The Hague Airport (RTM), which is located 8 km from the city centre. The shortest flight to Delft from New Zealand departs from Wellington and takes around 36h 35m.

Train

Eurostar is the most popular train carrier serving Delft, followed by Train. The train journey from Delft to Rotterdam takes 0h 54m and costs around $26 for a one-way ticket. When coming by train from Brussels, expect to pay about $59 for a 1h 34m trip. Located 1.9 km from the city centre, Delft Zuid is the busiest station in Delft. Another popular train station is Delft, located 0.1 km from the centre.

Car

Another option to get to Delft is to pick up a car hire from Amsterdam, which is about 55 km from Delft. You’ll find branches of Hertz and National, among others, in Amsterdam.

Bus

Several bus lines operate bus routes to Delft, including FlixBus, BlaBlaBus and STUDENT AGENCY. From Arnhem, the bus ride to Delft takes 129 km and will cost you around $29. From Eindhoven, the ticket costs about $28 for a journey of 137 km.

Airlines serving Delft

Lufthansa
Good (4,684 reviews)
KLM
Good (839 reviews)
SWISS
Good (962 reviews)
British Airways
Good (4,673 reviews)
Delta
Good (4,557 reviews)
Turkish Airlines
Good (2,236 reviews)
Austrian Airlines
Good (481 reviews)
Iberia
Good (1,603 reviews)
Air France
Good (982 reviews)
Emirates
Excellent (2,114 reviews)
United Airlines
Good (4,990 reviews)
Qatar Airways
Good (2,405 reviews)
Air Canada
Good (6,062 reviews)
Brussels Airlines
Good (228 reviews)
Finnair
Good (840 reviews)
LOT
Good (684 reviews)
Singapore Airlines
Excellent (933 reviews)
Scandinavian Airlines
Good (792 reviews)
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
Good (1,175 reviews)
Etihad Airways
Good (839 reviews)
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Where to stay in Delft

Average rates range from around $186 per night for a double room in a 3-star hotel to $302 and up for a 5-star experience.

Where to stay in popular areas of Delft

Most booked hotels in Delft

Art Hotel Rotterdam
4 stars
Excellent (8.6, Excellent reviews)
$139+
nhow Rotterdam
4 stars
Excellent (8.4, Excellent reviews)
$170+
Novotel Rotterdam Brainpark
4 stars
Excellent (8.2, Excellent reviews)
$165+
ibis Rotterdam City Centre
3 stars
Good (7.8, Good reviews)
$118+
Grand Hotel Amrâth Kurhaus The Hague Scheveningen
5 stars
Good (7.4, Good reviews)
$242+

Hiring a car in Delft

Expect to pay $3.51 per litre in Delft (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your car hire, filling up the tank will cost between $42.11 and $56.15. The most frequently booked car type in Delft is Intermediate (Class Intermediate Car or similar). If you’re looking to save money, though, keep in mind that Standard car hire (Class Standard Car or similar) is, on average, 36% cheaper than other car hire types in the city.

Expect to pay $3.51 per litre in Delft (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your car hire, filling up the tank will cost between $42.11 and $56.15. The most frequently booked car type in Delft is Intermediate (Class Intermediate Car or similar). If you’re looking to save money, though, keep in mind that Standard car hire (Class Standard Car or similar) is, on average, 36% cheaper than other car hire types in the city.