There are 6 ways to get from Ashford to Rotterdam by train, bus, car train, car, 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.

Recommended option

Train  •  3 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from Ashford(Kent) Int. to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar Est
  2. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Rotterdam Centraal Thalys / ...

$97 - $214

Cheapest option

Bus  •  9 h 56 min

  1. Take the bus from Canterbury to Rotterdam Ouibus

$19 - $25

4 alternative options

Eurotunnel, drive  •  3 h 42 min

  1. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais
  2. Drive from Calais to Rotterdam

$251 - $283

Car ferry, drive  •  4 h 6 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Dover to Calais
  2. Drive from Calais to Rotterdam

$69 - $108

Train, fly to Rotterdam  •  3 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Ashford International to Stratford International
  2. Fly from London City (LCY) to Rotterdam (RTM) LCY - RTM

$97 - $324

Train, fly to Amsterdam  •  4 h 26 min

  1. Take the train from Ashford International to Stratford International
  2. Fly from London City (LCY) to Amsterdam (AMS) LCY - AMS
  3. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Rotterdam Centraal

$100 - $351

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Ashford to Rotterdam is to bus which costs £14 - £20 and takes 9 h 56 min.

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The quickest way to get from Ashford to Rotterdam is to train and fly which costs £70 - £250 and takes 3 h 5 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Ashford to Rotterdam. However, there are services departing from Ashford, Park Street (Charter House) and arriving at Rotterdam via Canterbury. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 56 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Ashford to Rotterdam. However, there are services departing from Ashford(Kent) Int. and arriving at Rotterdam Centraal via Brussel-Zuid/Midi. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 40 min.

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The distance between Ashford and Rotterdam is 165 miles.

The best way to get from Ashford to Rotterdam without a car is to train which takes 3 h 40 min and costs £70 - £170.

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It takes approximately 3 h 40 min to get from Ashford to Rotterdam, including transfers.

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Ashford to Rotterdam bus services, operated by Ouibus, depart from Canterbury station.

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Map of how to get from Ashford to Rotterdam.
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  • Distance: 164.9 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 40 min

What companies run services between Ashford, England and Rotterdam, Netherlands?

You can take a train from Ashford to Rotterdam via Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar and Brussel-Zuid/Midi in around 3 h 40 min. Alternatively, Ouibus operates a bus from Ashford to Rotterdam once daily. Tickets cost $13 - $19 and the journey takes 8 h 5 min.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London City to Rotterdam
Ave. Duration
51 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $430
Flights from London City to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $750
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from London City to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $480
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from London City to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $500
Train operators
Eurostar
Rome2rio's guide to Eurostar
Contact Details
Website
eurostar.com
Train from Ashford(Kent) Int. to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$55 - $150
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$55 - $150
Premier
$130 - $180
Train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $75
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$35 - $75
Premier
$80 - $90
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$40 - $65
1st Class
$65 - $90
Train from Schiphol Airport to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $40
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$20 - $40
1st Class
$35 - $50
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$173
Website
eurotunnel.com
Southeastern
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from Ashford International to Stratford International
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$27 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$26 - $40
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 Schiphol Airport to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $20
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Bus operators
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Canterbury to Rotterdam
Ave. Duration
8 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Website
Ouibus
Ferry operators

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