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There are 8 ways to get from Alphen aan den Rijn to London by train, car, car train, car ferry or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train  •  5h 19m

  1. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to London St Pancras Eurostar Eil

£110 - £321

Cheapest option

Fly Amsterdam Schiphol to London Gatwick, train  •  4h 23m

  1. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to London Gatwick (LGW) AMS - LGW
  2. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to London Victoria

£43 - £228

6 alternative options

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  5h 31m

  1. Drive from Alphen aan den Rijn to Calais-Fréthun
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Calais-Fréthun to Folkestone
  3. Drive from Folkestone to London

£178 - £200

Drive, car ferry  •  6h 35m

  1. Drive from Alphen aan den Rijn to Calais
  2. Take the car ferry from Calais to Dover
  3. Drive from Dover to London

£65 - £97

Fly Amsterdam Schiphol to London City  •  4h 6m

  1. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to London City (LCY) AMS - LCY

£60 - £290

Fly Amsterdam Schiphol to London Heathrow  •  4h 13m

  1. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to London Heathrow (LHR) AMS - LHR

£48 - £190

Train, train to Eindhoven, fly to London Stansted  •  6h 12m

  1. Take the train from Alphen a/d Rijn to Utrecht Centraal
  2. Take the train from Utrecht Centraal to Eindhoven Centraal
  3. Fly from Eindhoven (EIN) to London Stansted (STN) EIN - STN

£52 - £155

Fly Amsterdam Schiphol to Norwich, train  •  6h 6m

  1. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Norwich (NWI) AMS - NWI
  2. Take the train from Norwich to London Liverpool Street

£106 - £633

Alphen aan den Rijn to London by train

The train journey time between Alphen aan den Rijn and London is around 4h 43m and covers a distance of around 345 miles. The fastest train normally takes 4h 39m. Operated by Connexxion, Dutch Railways (NS) and Eurostar, the Alphen aan den Rijn to London train service departs from Alphen a/d Rijn and arrives in London St Pancras Eurostar. Typically seven trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
4h 43m
Fastest train time:
4h 39m
Train distance:
345 miles
Trains per week:
7
Cheapest price:
£110
Carbon emissions:
29 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
12:24
Last train departs at:
13:09

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Alphen aan den Rijn to London train schedules

Netherlands → United Kingdom
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International entry into United Kingdom from Netherlands

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Netherlands
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Allowed for: All visitors with the below exceptions

Restricted for: Foreign nationals that have visited Afghanistan, Angola, Argentina, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Bolivia, Botswana, Brazil, Burundi, Cabo Verde, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Egypt, Eritrea, Eswatini, Ethiopia, French Guiana, Guyana, Haiti, India, Indonesia, Kenya, Lesotho, Malawi, Maldives, Mongolia, Mozambique, Myanmar, Namibia, Nepal, Oman, Pakistan, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Qatar, Rwanda, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Africa, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Suriname, Tanzania, Trinidad and Tobago, Tunisia, Turkey, Uganda, United Arab Emirates, Uruguay, Venezuela, Zambia and Zimbabwe in the past 10 days

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Conditions of entry into United Kingdom from Netherlands

  • 10-day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers can choose to pay for a private COVID-19 test. The earliest you can take the test while in quarantine is 5 full days after you left a place not on the travel corridor list
  • Before travelling, travellers must book and pay for a travel test package, which will include COVID-19 tests to be taken on day 2 and on day 8 of your quarantine
This applies to arrivals from Netherlands
  • Travellers vaccinated under the UK vaccine programme are exempt from mandatory quarantine and COVID-19 testing
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
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  • 10-day mandatory self-quarantine
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, Australia, Barbados, Bermuda, British Indian Ocean Territory, Brunei, Bulgaria, Cayman Islands, Croatia, Dominica, Falkland Islands, Faroe Islands, France, Gibraltar, Grenada, Guernsey, Hong Kong, Iceland, Ireland, Isle of Man, Israel, Jersey, Malta, Montserrat, New Zealand, Pitcairn, Saint Helena, Singapore, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands, Taiwan and Turks and Caicos Islands
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers can choose to pay for a private COVID-19 test. The earliest you can take the test while in quarantine is 5 full days after you left a place not on the travel corridor list
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: Ireland, Jersey, Guernsey and Isle of Man
  • Before travelling, travellers must book and pay for a travel test package, which will include COVID-19 tests to be taken on day 2 and on day 8 of your quarantine
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, Australia, Barbados, Bermuda, British Indian Ocean Territory, British Virgin Islands, Brunei, Cayman Islands, Dominica, Falkland Islands, Faroe Islands, Gibraltar, Grenada, Guernsey, Iceland, Ireland, Isle of Man, Israel, Jersey, Malta, Montserrat, New Zealand, Pitcairn, Saint Helena, Singapore, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands and Turks and Caicos Islands
  • Before departure, travellers must book and pay for a travel test package, which will include a COVID-19 test to be taken on day 2
This applies to arrivals from Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, Australia, Barbados, Bermuda, British Indian Ocean Territory, British Virgin Islands, Brunei, Cayman Islands, Dominica, Falkland Islands, Faroe Islands, Gibraltar, Grenada, Iceland, Israel, Malta, Montserrat, New Zealand, Pitcairn, Saint Helena, Singapore, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands and Turks and Caicos Islands
  • Travellers vaccinated under the UK vaccine programme are exempt from mandatory quarantine and COVID-19 testing
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions

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Rules to follow in United Kingdom

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Regional advice

Regional advice

Considerations leaving from Netherlands

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

Frequently Asked Questions


Yes, but conditions apply when entering United Kingdom from Netherlands.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are recommended
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1 metre
  • Nationwide control measures in place

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in London is 111.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in London is subject to regional advice.

The social distance requirement in London is 1 metre.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 111.

No, but conditions apply when returning to Netherlands from United Kingdom.

See options for return travel.

Last updated: 24 Jul 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Alphen aan den Rijn to London is to fly which costs €55 - €230 and takes 4h 13m.

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The quickest way to get from Alphen aan den Rijn to London is to fly which costs €70 - €340 and takes 4h 6m.

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No, there is no direct train from Alphen aan den Rijn to London. However, there are services departing from Alphen a/d Rijn and arriving at London St Pancras Eurostar via Gouda and Rotterdam Centraal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 19m.

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It is approximately 210 miles to get from Alphen aan den Rijn to London.

The best way to get from Alphen aan den Rijn to London without a car is to train which takes 5h 19m and costs €120 - €380.

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It takes approximately 5h 19m to get from Alphen aan den Rijn to London, including transfers.

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Alphen aan den Rijn to London train services, operated by Eurostar, depart from Rotterdam Centraal station.

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The best way to get from Alphen aan den Rijn to London is to train which takes 5h 19m and costs €120 - €380. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs €70 - €340 and takes 4h 6m.

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The quickest flight from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to London City Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 5m.

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London is 1h behind Alphen aan den Rijn. It is currently 6:53 AM in Alphen aan den Rijn and 5:53 AM in London.

Map of how to get from Alphen aan den Rijn to London.
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  • Distance: 209.9 miles
  • Duration: 5h 19m

What companies run services between Alphen aan den Rijn, Netherlands and London, England?

Eurostar operates a train from Rotterdam Centraal to London St Pancras Eurostar once daily. Tickets cost £100 - £300 and the journey takes 3h 32m. Alternatively, KLM and British Airways fly from Alphen aan den Rijn to London Bank DLR 3 times a day.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to London City
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£60 - £220
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£55 - £230
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Norwich
Ave. Duration
52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
£100 - £270
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to London City
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£45 - £140
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£35 - £220
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
£40 - £190
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Eindhoven to London Stansted
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£18 - £80
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£40 - £220
Train operators
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Calais-Fréthun to Folkestone
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£131
Website
Eurotunnel
Dutch Railways (NS)

Dutch Railways (NS) is the main passenger railway operator in the Netherlands. Founded in 1938, NS connects all major cities in the Netherlands, and offers night trains, international trains, Intercity direct, and trains to and from the airport. NS International is the international subsidiary of NS; their services include high-speed trains such as Thalys, ICE International, Eurostar and TGV, to major European hubs including Paris, London, Brussels, Berlin, Cologne, Frankfurt and Lille.

Contact Details
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Alphen a/d Rijn to Utrecht Centraal
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£7 - £18
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
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Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
£7 - £11
1st Class
£12 - £18
Train from Utrecht Centraal to Eindhoven Centraal
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£10 - £24
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
£10 - £15
1st Class
£17 - £24
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It offers many different types of rail transportation, including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Utrecht Centraal to Eindhoven Centraal
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£19 - £27
Website
Deutsche Bahn
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Alphen aan den Rijn to London train services, operated by Eurostar, arrive at London St Pancras Eurostar station.

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