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There are 12 ways to get from Crayford to Drachten by train, bus, car, car ferry, car train or plane

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Train  •  8h 54m

  1. Take the train from London St Pancras Eurostar to Rotterdam Centraal Eil / ...
  2. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to Heerenveen Intercity

108€ - 313€

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Bus  •  16h 34m

  1. Take the bus from Dartford to Dover 007
  2. Take the bus from Dover to Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk
  3. Take the bus from Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Drachten 075 / ...

35€ - 51€

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Bus, train  •  16h 11m

  1. Take the bus from Dartford to Dover 007
  2. Take the bus from Dover to The Hague
  3. Take the train from Den Haag Centraal to Heerenveen

52€ - 91€

Drive, car ferry  •  6h 16m

  1. Drive from Crayford to Dover
  2. Take the car ferry from Dover to Calais
  3. Drive from Calais to Drachten

93€ - 141€

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  5h 59m

  1. Drive from Crayford to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
  3. Drive from Calais-Fréthun to Drachten

219€ - 259€

Fly London City to Rotterdam, train  •  6h 37m

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

90€ - 320€

Fly London City to Amsterdam Schiphol, train  •  6h 50m

  1. Fly from London City (LCY) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) LCY - AMS
  2. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Heerenveen

83€ - 298€

Train, train to Southend, fly to Groningen, bus  •  6h 53m

  1. Take the train from Crayford to Woolwich Arsenal
  2. Take the train from Woolwich Arsenal DLR Station to Stratford DLR Station
  3. Take the train from Stratford (London) to Southend Airport
  4. Fly from Southend (SEN) to Groningen (GRQ) SEN - GRQ
  5. Take the bus from Groningen, Hoofdstation to Drachten, Transferium Oost

71€ - 273€

Fly London Heathrow to Amsterdam Schiphol, train  •  7h 37m

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) LHR - AMS
  2. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Heerenveen

95€ - 329€

Train to London Stansted, fly to Amsterdam Schiphol, train, line 320 bus  •  8h 8m

  1. Take the train from Crayford to London Bridge
  2. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) STN - AMS
  3. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Heerenveen
  4. Take the line 320 bus from Heerenveen, Busstation to Drachten, Eikesingel

88€ - 274€

Train to Southend, fly to Amsterdam Schiphol, train  •  8h 12m

  1. Take the train from Stratford (London) to Southend Airport
  2. Fly from Southend (SEN) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) SEN - AMS
  3. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Heerenveen

81€ - 236€

Fly London City to Dusseldorf, train  •  8h 50m

  1. Fly from London City (LCY) to Dusseldorf (DUS) LCY - DUS
  2. Take the train from D-Flughafen Bf to Arnhem Centraal
  3. Take the train from Arnhem Centraal to Zwolle
  4. Take the train from Zwolle to Heerenveen

104€ - 325€

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Crayford to Drachten is to bus which costs £30 - £45 and takes 16h 34m.

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The quickest way to get from Crayford to Drachten is to drive and Eurotunnel which costs £190 - £230 and takes 5h 59m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Crayford to Drachten. However, there are services departing from Crayford Bridge and arriving at Drachten via Dartford, Dover and Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 16h 34m.

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The distance between Crayford and Drachten is 277 miles.

The best way to get from Crayford to Drachten without a car is to train which takes 8h 54m and costs £95 - £280.

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It takes approximately 8h 54m to get from Crayford to Drachten, including transfers.

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Crayford to Drachten bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Dartford station.

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The best way to get from Crayford to Drachten is to train which takes 8h 54m and costs £95 - £280. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £30 - £45 and takes 16h 34m.

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The quickest flight from London City Airport to Rotterdam Airport is the direct flight which takes 50m.

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Crayford to Drachten bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Drachten station.

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Map of how to get from Crayford to Drachten.
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  • Distance: 276.8 miles
  • Duration: 8h 54m

What companies run services between Crayford, England and Drachten, Netherlands?

You can take a train from Crayford to Drachten via London Bridge, London Bridge station, King's Cross St. Pancras station, London St Pancras Eurostar, Rotterdam Centraal, Heerenveen, and Heerenveen, Busstation in around 8h 54m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Crayford to Drachten via Bluewater, Bus Station, Dartford, Dover, Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk, and Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk in around 16h 34m.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London City to Rotterdam
Ave. Duration
53m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
70€ - 370€
Flights from London City to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
85€ - 650€
Flights from London Heathrow to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
70€ - 410€
Flights from London City to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
95€ - 410€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from London City to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
65€ - 420€
Flights from London Heathrow to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
55€ - 350€
Flights from London City to Dusseldorf via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Every day
Estimated price
150€ - 600€
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from London City to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
55€ - 430€
Flights from Southend to Groningen
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
50€ - 430€
Flights from London City to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
65€ - 400€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from London Stansted to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
40€ - 230€
Flights from Southend to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
35€ - 210€
Train operators
Eurostar
Rome2rio's guide to Eurostar
Contact Details
Phone
+44 343 218 6186
Website
eurostar.com
Train from London St Pancras Eurostar to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
3h 16m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
70€ - 240€
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
70€ - 240€
Premier
180€ - 270€
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 Rotterdam Centraal to Heerenveen
Ave. Duration
2h 21m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
21€ - 50€
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
21€ - 29€
1st Class
35€ - 50€
Train from Den Haag Centraal to Heerenveen
Ave. Duration
2h 23m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
22€ - 50€
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
22€ - 30€
1st Class
35€ - 50€
Train from Schiphol Airport to Heerenveen
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
21€ - 50€
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
21€ - 28€
1st Class
35€ - 50€
Train from Arnhem Centraal to Zwolle
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
11€ - 27€
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
11€ - 17€
1st Class
19€ - 27€
Train from Zwolle to Heerenveen
Ave. Duration
38m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
11€ - 26€
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
11€ - 16€
1st Class
18€ - 26€
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
Ave. Duration
25m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
149€
Website
eurotunnel.com
Southeastern
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from Crayford to Woolwich Arsenal
Ave. Duration
20m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
7€ - 10€
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
10€ - 15€
Anytime Day Single
7€ - 10€
Train from Crayford to London Bridge
Ave. Duration
37m
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
8€ - 13€
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
12€ - 17€
Anytime Day Single
8€ - 13€
Dockland Light Railway (DLR)
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Train from Woolwich Arsenal DLR Station to Stratford DLR Station
Ave. Duration
20m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
3€ - 5€
Website
Dockland Light Railway (DLR)
Greater Anglia
VRR
Phone
+49 209 1584-0
Email
info@vrr.de
Website
efa.vrr.de
Train from D-Flughafen Bf to Arnhem Centraal
Ave. Duration
1h 42m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
2€
Website
VRR
Abellio NRW
Phone
0800 223 5546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Düsseldorf Flughafen to Arnhem Centraal
Ave. Duration
1h 42m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
abellio.de
Bus operators
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Dartford to Dover
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
14€ - 18€
Book at
National Express
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 Dover to The Hague
Ave. Duration
8h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
11€ - 16€
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Dover to Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk
Ave. Duration
9h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
12€ - 18€
Website
Ouibus
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Drachten
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
7€ - 13€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Arriva NL
Phone
+31 900 2022022
Website
arriva.nl
Bus from Groningen, Hoofdstation to Drachten, Transferium Oost
Ave. Duration
36m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
6€ - 8€
Website
arriva.nl
Bus from Heerenveen, Busstation to Drachten, Eikesingel
Ave. Duration
23m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
3€ - 5€
Website
arriva.nl
Ferry operators

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Drachten is 1h ahead of Crayford. It is currently 5:56 AM in Crayford and 6:56 AM in Drachten.

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

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