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Recommended option

Train  •  4 h 49 min

  1. Take the train from Cambridge to London Kings Cross
  2. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Rotterdam Centraal

$109 - $313

Cheapest option

Train, bus  •  10 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from Cambridge to London Kings Cross
  2. Take the bus from London to Rotterdam Ouibus

$44 - $63

9 alternative options

Train, car ferry  •  10 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from Cambridge to Harwich International
  2. Take the car ferry from Harwich to Hook of Holland

$93 - $113

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  5 h 20 min

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

$239 - $274

Drive, car ferry  •  6 h 24 min

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

$91 - $138

Train to London City, fly to Rotterdam  •  3 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Cambridge to London Kings Cross
  2. Fly from London City (LCY) to Rotterdam (RTM) LCY - RTM

$98 - $325

Fly London Stansted to Amsterdam, train  •  4 h 11 min

  1. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Amsterdam (AMS) STN - AMS
  2. Take the train from Schiphol (Airport) to Rotterdam Centraal

$63 - $276

Train to Norwich, fly to Amsterdam, train  •  4 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from Cambridge to Norwich
  2. Fly from Norwich (NWI) to Amsterdam (AMS) NWI - AMS
  3. Take the train from Schiphol (Airport) to Rotterdam Centraal

$135 - $410

Train to London City, fly to Amsterdam, train  •  4 h 58 min

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

$101 - $352

Train to London Luton, fly to Amsterdam, train  •  5 h 46 min

  1. Take the train from Cambridge to Stevenage
  2. Fly from London Luton (LTN) to Amsterdam (AMS) LTN - AMS
  3. Take the train from Schiphol (Airport) to Rotterdam Centraal

$64 - $215

Fly London Stansted to Eindhoven, train  •  5 h 26 min

  1. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Eindhoven (EIN) STN - EIN
  2. Take the train from Eindhoven to Rotterdam Centraal

$51 - $237

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

You can take a train from Cambridge to Rotterdam via London Kings Cross and London St. Pancras International in around 4 h 49 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 Norwich to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Flights from London City to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $480
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from London Stansted to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $270
Flights from London Luton to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $230
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from London City to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $500
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from London Luton to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $270
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from London Stansted to Eindhoven
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $240
Train operators
Great Northern
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Cambridge to London Kings Cross
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
greatnorthernrail.com
Train from Cambridge to Stevenage
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Website
greatnorthernrail.com
Eurostar
Website
eurostar.com
Train from London St. Pancras International to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
3 h 1 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$85 - $280
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$85 - $280
Premier
$210 - $320
Greater Anglia
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Train from Cambridge to Harwich International
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Cambridge to Norwich
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
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
$175
Website
eurotunnel.com
Dutch Railways (NS)
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Schiphol (Airport) to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $20
Website
ns.nl
Purchase a
eurail.com
Train from Eindhoven to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $28
Website
ns.nl
Purchase a
eurail.com
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Schiphol (Airport) to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $40
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$19 - $40
1st Class
$35 - $45
Bus operators
Ferry operators

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Cambridge and Rotterdam is 300 km.

The cheapest way to get from Cambridge to Rotterdam is to train and bus which costs £30 - £50 and takes 10 h 48 min.

The quickest way to get from Cambridge to Rotterdam is to train and fly which takes 3 h 35 min and costs £70 - £250.

No, there is no direct train from Cambridge to Rotterdam. However, there are services departing from Cambridge and arriving at Rotterdam Centraal via London St. Pancras International. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 49 min.

It takes approximately 4 h 49 min to get from Cambridge to Rotterdam, including transfers.