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There are 11 ways to get from Franeker to London by train, bus, car, car train, car ferry or plane

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Train  •  8h 10m

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

£124 - £349

Cheapest option

Train, bus  •  13h 18m

  1. Take the train from Leeuwarden to Utrecht Centraal
  2. Take the bus from Utrecht to Brussels City Center - Midi Train station
  3. Take the bus from Brussels, Gare du Midi to London, Victoria Green Line Station

£36 - £70

9 alternative options

Bus, train  •  9h 13m

  1. Take the bus from Leeuwarden, Busstation to Alkmaar, Station 350
  2. Take the train from Alkmaar to Amsterdam Centraal
  3. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to London St Pancras Eurostar Eil

£136 - £355

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  7h 1m

  1. Drive from Franeker to Calais-Fréthun
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Calais-Fréthun to Folkestone
  3. Drive from Folkestone to London

£194 - £223

Drive, car ferry  •  8h 30m

  1. Drive from Franeker to Dunkirk
  2. Take the car ferry from Dunkirk to Dover
  3. Drive from Dover to London

£126 - £220

Train to Amsterdam Schiphol, fly to London City  •  6h 38m

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

£81 - £654

Train to Amsterdam Schiphol, fly to London Heathrow  •  6h 49m

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

£64 - £294

Train to Amsterdam Schiphol, fly to London Gatwick, train  •  6h 55m

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

£74 - £232

Train to Rotterdam, fly to London City  •  6h 29m

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

£577 - £1,656

Train to Amsterdam Schiphol, fly to London Luton, train  •  7h 3m

  1. Take the train from Leeuwarden to Schiphol Airport
  2. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to London Luton (LTN) AMS - LTN
  3. Take the train from Luton to London St Pancras International

£77 - £280

Train to Amsterdam Schiphol, fly to London Stansted  •  7h 18m

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

£71 - £266

Netherlands → United Kingdom
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Franeker to London is to train and bus which costs 40€ - 85€ and takes 13h 18m.

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The quickest way to get from Franeker to London is to train and fly which costs 650€ - 2000€ and takes 6h 29m.

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No, there is no direct train from Franeker to London. However, there are services departing from Franeker and arriving at London St Pancras Eurostar via Leeuwarden and Rotterdam Centraal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 10m.

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The distance between Franeker and London is 267 miles.

The best way to get from Franeker to London without a car is to train which takes 8h 10m and costs 140€ - 410€.

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It takes approximately 8h 10m to get from Franeker to London, including transfers.

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Franeker to London train services, operated by Dutch Railways (NS), depart from Leeuwarden station.

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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 Franeker. It is currently 4:44 PM in Franeker and 3:44 PM in London.

Franeker to London train services, operated by Eurostar, arrive at London St Pancras Eurostar station.

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Map of how to get from Franeker to London.
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  • Distance: 267.4 miles
  • Duration: 8h 10m

What companies run services between Franeker, Netherlands and London, England?

You can take a train from Franeker to London King's Cross via Leeuwarden and Rotterdam Centraal in around 8h 10m.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to London City
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£60 - £280
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£40 - £240
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to London City
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
£45 - £190
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Friday
Estimated price
£35 - £490
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
£80 - £160
Flights from Rotterdam to London City
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Monday and Tuesday
Estimated price
£30 - £150
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday
Estimated price
£50 - £250
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to London Luton
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
£65 - £130
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to London Stansted
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£30 - £180
Train operators
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 Leeuwarden to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
2h 38m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£20 - £45
Website
NS
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
£20 - £28
1st Class
£30 - £45
Train from Alkmaar to Amsterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£8 - £19
Website
NS
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
£8 - £12
1st Class
£13 - £19
Train from Leeuwarden to Utrecht Centraal
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£16 - £40
Website
NS
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
£16 - £23
1st Class
£27 - £40
Train from Leeuwarden to Schiphol Airport
Ave. Duration
2h 8m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£21 - £45
Website
NS
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
£21 - £27
1st Class
£30 - £45
Eurostar
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Contact Details
Phone
+44 343 218 6186
Website
eurostar.com
Train from Rotterdam Centraal to London St Pancras Eurostar
Ave. Duration
3h 32m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£100 - £300
Website
Eurostar
Business Premier
£270 - £300
Standard
£100 - £130
Standard Premier
£150 - £190
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to London St Pancras Eurostar
Ave. Duration
4h 14m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£110 - £310
Website
Eurostar
Business Premier
£270 - £310
Standard
£110 - £150
Standard Premier
£160 - £200
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Calais-Fréthun to Folkestone
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£131
Website
Eurotunnel
East Midlands Railways
Thameslink
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Luton to London St Pancras International LL
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£14 - £17
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
£14 - £17
Bus operators
Arriva NL
Phone
+31 900 2022022
Website
arriva.nl
Bus from Leeuwarden, Busstation to Alkmaar, Station
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£15 - £21
Website
arriva.nl
Blablabus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 10 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 Utrecht to Brussels City Center - Midi Train station
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
£8 - £11
Website
Blablabus
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Brussels, Gare du Midi to London, Victoria Green Line Station
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£9 - £14
Website
RegioJet
Ferry operators
DFDS Seaways
Phone
+45 33 42 30 10
Email
incoming@dfdsseaways.dk​​
Website
dfds.com
Car ferry from Dunkirk to Dover
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£65 - £130
Website
dfds.co.uk
Standard Car - Economy
£65 - £130
Standard Car - Flexi
£110 - £150

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