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There are 9 ways to get from Banbury to Rotterdam by train, car ferry, car, car train 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 50m

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

€158 - €406

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Train to Birmingham, fly to Amsterdam Schiphol, train  •  4h 37m

  1. Take the train from Banbury to Birmingham International
  2. Fly from Birmingham (BHX) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) BHX - AMS
  3. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Rotterdam Centraal

€84 - €360

7 alternative options

Train, car ferry  •  12h 56m

  1. Take the train from Banbury to London Marylebone
  2. Take the train from Stratford (London) to Manningtree
  3. Take the car ferry from Harwich to Hook of Holland

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  6h 7m

  1. Drive from Banbury to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
  3. Drive from Calais-Fréthun to Rotterdam

€215 - €253

Drive, car ferry  •  7h 39m

  1. Drive from Banbury to Dover
  2. Take the car ferry from Dover to Dunkirk
  3. Drive from Dunkirk to Rotterdam

€139 - €247

Train to London City, fly to Rotterdam  •  4h 10m

  1. Take the train from Banbury to London Marylebone
  2. Fly from London City (LCY) to Rotterdam (RTM) LCY - RTM

€232 - €395

Train to London City, fly to Amsterdam Schiphol, train  •  5h 21m

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

€114 - €404

Train to London Heathrow, fly to Amsterdam Schiphol, train  •  5h 26m

  1. Take the train from Banbury to London Marylebone
  2. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) LHR - AMS
  3. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Rotterdam Centraal

€97 - €297

Train, train to London Luton, fly to Amsterdam Schiphol  •  5h 51m

  1. Take the train from Banbury to London Marylebone
  2. Take the train from West Hampstead Thameslink to Luton
  3. Fly from London Luton (LTN) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) LTN - AMS
  4. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Rotterdam Centraal

€105 - €241

Banbury to Rotterdam by train, walk and subway

The journey time between Banbury and Rotterdam is around 4h 50m and covers a distance of around 625 km. The fastest journey normally takes 4h 49m. Operated by Chiltern Railways, London Underground (Tube) and Eurostar, the Banbury to Rotterdam service departs from Banbury and arrives in Rotterdam Centraal. Typically seven services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
4h 50m
Fastest journey time:
4h 49m
Services per week:
7
Cheapest price:
€158
Carbon emissions:
32 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
09:37
Last service departs at:
09:42

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Banbury to Rotterdam train, walk and subway schedules

United Kingdom → Netherlands
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International entry into Netherlands from United Kingdom

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of United Kingdom
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Allowed for: Citizens and permanent residents of Netherlands, as well as residents from EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Albania, Andorra, Aruba, Australia, Bonaire, Saint Eustatius and Saba, Cyprus, Hong Kong, Israel, Japan, Lebanon, Macau, Monaco, New Zealand, North Macedonia, Rwanda, San Marino, Serbia, Singapore, Sint Maarten, South Korea, Taiwan, Thailand, United Kingdom, United States and Vatican

Restricted for: Foreign nationals from outside EU Schengen Area with the above exceptions. Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guyana, India, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, South Africa, Suriname, Uruguay and Venezuela are also restricted

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Conditions of entry into Netherlands from United Kingdom

  • 10-day mandatory quarantine and a negative COVID-19 test issued at most 1 days before arrival
  • A negative result for COVID-19 is a condition to end the quarantine obligation earlier. It is tested in quarantine on day 5
This applies to arrivals from United Kingdom
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  • 10-day mandatory quarantine and a negative COVID-19 test issued at most 1 days before arrival
This doesn’t apply to citizens and permanent residents of Albania, Aruba, Australia, Austria, Bonaire, Saint Eustatius and Saba, Bulgaria, Croatia, Curaçao, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Lebanon, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Macau, Malta, New Zealand, North Macedonia, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Rwanda, San Marino, Serbia, Singapore, Sint Maarten, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Korea, Taiwan, Thailand, United States and Vatican
  • A negative result for COVID-19 is a condition to end the quarantine obligation earlier. It is tested in quarantine on day 5
This doesn’t apply to citizens and permanent residents of Albania, Aruba, Australia, Austria, Bonaire, Saint Eustatius and Saba, Bulgaria, Croatia, Curaçao, Czech Republic, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Lebanon, Luxembourg, Macau, Malta, New Zealand, North Macedonia, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Rwanda, San Marino, Serbia, Singapore, Sint Maarten, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Korea, Taiwan, Thailand, United States and Vatican

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Rules to follow in Netherlands

1.5m

Mandatory

Considerations leaving from United Kingdom

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

Frequently Asked Questions


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

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Further restrictions may be implemented at short notice

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Rotterdam is 1351.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Rotterdam is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Rotterdam is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 1351.

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

See options for return travel.

Last updated: 23 Jun 2021
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The cheapest way to get from Banbury to Rotterdam is to train and fly which costs £90 - £210 and takes 5h 51m.

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The fastest way to get from Banbury to Rotterdam is to train and fly which takes 4h 10m and costs £200 - £340.

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No, there is no direct train from Banbury to Rotterdam. However, there are services departing from Banbury and arriving at Rotterdam Centraal via Baker Street station and London St Pancras Eurostar. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 50m.

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The distance between Banbury and Rotterdam is 399 km.

The best way to get from Banbury to Rotterdam without a car is to train which takes 5h 50m and costs £130 - £350.

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It takes approximately 5h 50m to get from Banbury to Rotterdam, including transfers.

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Banbury to Rotterdam train services, operated by Chiltern Railways, depart from Banbury station.

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The quickest flight from London City Airport to Rotterdam Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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Rotterdam is 1h ahead of Banbury. It is currently 3:25 PM in Banbury and 4:25 PM in Rotterdam.

Banbury to Rotterdam train services, operated by Eurostar, arrive at Rotterdam Centraal station.

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Map of how to get from Banbury to Rotterdam.
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  • Distance: 398.8 km
  • Duration: 5h 50m

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

You can take a train from Banbury to Rotterdam via London Marylebone, Baker Street station, King's Cross St. Pancras station, and London St Pancras Eurostar in around 5h 50m.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Birmingham to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€80 - €320
Flights from London City to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€70 - €260
Flights from London Heathrow to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€65 - €270
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London City to Rotterdam
Ave. Duration
56 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€60 - €280
Flights from London City to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€50 - €160
Flights from London Heathrow to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€45 - €250
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Birmingham to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€35 - €150
Flights from London Luton to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€55 - €140
Jet2.com
Website
jet2.com
Flights from Birmingham to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
€19 - €240
Train operators
Thameslink
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Stratford (London) to Manningtree
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
€29 - €35
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
€29 - €35
Train from West Hampstead Thameslink to Luton
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
€14 - €18
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
€14 - €18
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€153
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 Schiphol Airport to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
€9 - €21
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
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Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€9 - €13
1st Class
€16 - €21
Ferry operators
Stena Line
DFDS Seaways
Phone
+45 33 42 30 10
Email
incoming@dfdsseaways.dk​​
Website
dfds.com
Car ferry from Dover to Dunkirk
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€75 - €150
Website
dfds.co.uk
Standard Car - Economy
€75 - €150
Standard Car - Flexi
€130 - €170

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British Airways offers flights from London City Airport to Rotterdam Airport.

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