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There are 11 ways to get from Ipswich to Rijen by train, bus, car ferry, car, car train or plane

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Train  •  6h 58m

  1. Take the train from Ipswich to London Liverpool Street
  2. Take the train from London St. Pancras Int. to Brussel-Zuid/Midi Eil
  3. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Breda Ic

154€ - 454€

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Car ferry  •  11h 12m

  1. Take the car ferry from Harwich to Hook of Holland

75€ - 105€

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Train, bus  •  11h 6m

  1. Take the train from Ipswich to London Liverpool Street
  2. Take the bus from Victoria, Green Line Coach Station to Antwerp
  3. Take the train from Anvers-Central / Antwerpen-Centraal to Breda Ic

86€ - 136€

Drive, car ferry  •  6h 44m

  1. Drive from Ipswich to Dover
  2. Take the car ferry from Dover to Dunkirk
  3. Drive from Dunkirk to Rijen

128€ - 228€

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  5h 13m

  1. Drive from Ipswich to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
  3. Drive from Calais-Fréthun to Rijen

209€ - 238€

Train to London City, fly to Amsterdam Schiphol, train  •  6h 8m

  1. Take the train from Ipswich to Stratford (London)
  2. Fly from London City (LCY) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) LCY - AMS
  3. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Breda

119€ - 750€

Train to Norwich, fly to Amsterdam Schiphol, train  •  5h 53m

  1. Take the train from Ipswich to Norwich
  2. Fly from Norwich (NWI) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) NWI - AMS
  3. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Breda

122€ - 989€

Train to London Heathrow, fly to Amsterdam Schiphol, train  •  6h 57m

  1. Take the train from Ipswich to London Liverpool Street
  2. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) LHR - AMS
  3. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Breda

102€ - 380€

Train to London Heathrow, fly to Brussels, train  •  7h 12m

  1. Take the train from Ipswich to London Liverpool Street
  2. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Brussels (BRU) LHR - BRU
  3. Take the train from Brussels Airport-Zaventem to Breda

91€ - 410€

Train, train to London Gatwick, fly to Brussels  •  7h 29m

  1. Take the train from Ipswich to Stratford (London)
  2. Take the train from London Bridge to Gatwick Airport
  3. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Brussels (BRU) LGW - BRU
  4. Take the train from Brussels Airport-Zaventem to Breda

125€ - 334€

Train to London Stansted, fly to Eindhoven, train  •  7h 4m

  1. Take the train from Ipswich to London Liverpool Street
  2. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Eindhoven (EIN) STN - EIN
  3. Take the train from Eindhoven Centraal to Tilburg

97€ - 275€

United Kingdom → Netherlands
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International entry into Netherlands from 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), Andorra, Monaco, San Marino, Vatican, Australia, New Zealand, Rwanda, South Korea, Thailand, Aruba, Bonaire, Saint Eustatius and Saba, Cyprus, Singapore, United Kingdom and Sint Maarten

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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
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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 Australia, New Zealand, Rwanda, Singapore, South Korea, Thailand, Sint Maarten, Iceland, Bonaire, Saint Eustatius and Saba and Portugal
  • 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 Australia, New Zealand, Rwanda, Singapore, South Korea, Thailand, Bonaire, Saint Eustatius and Saba, Sint Maarten, Iceland and Portugal

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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

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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
  • Nationwide control measures in place

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

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

The social distance requirement in Rijen 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.

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Last updated: 14 Apr 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Ipswich to Rijen is to car ferry which costs £60 - £90 and takes 11h 12m.

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The quickest way to get from Ipswich to Rijen is to drive and Eurotunnel which costs £170 - £210 and takes 5h 13m.

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No, there is no direct train from Ipswich to Rijen. However, there are services departing from Ipswich and arriving at Gilze-Rijen via Liverpool Street station, London St. Pancras Int., Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi and Breda. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 58m.

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The distance between Ipswich and Rijen is 264 km.

The best way to get from Ipswich to Rijen without a car is to train which takes 6h 58m and costs £130 - £390.

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It takes approximately 6h 58m to get from Ipswich to Rijen, including transfers.

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Ipswich to Rijen train services, operated by Greater Anglia, depart from Ipswich station.

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The quickest flight from London City Airport to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 5m.

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Rijen is 1h ahead of Ipswich. It is currently 10:05 AM in Ipswich and 11:05 AM in Rijen.

Ipswich to Rijen train services, operated by Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB), arrive at Breda station.

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Map of how to get from Ipswich to Rijen.
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  • Distance: 263.8 km
  • Duration: 6h 58m

What companies run services between Ipswich, England and Rijen, Netherlands?

You can take a train from Ipswich to Rijen via London Liverpool Street, Liverpool Street station, King's Cross St. Pancras station, London St. Pancras Int., Brussel-Zuid/Midi, Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi, and Breda in around 6h 58m.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from London City to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
70€ - 320€
Flights from Norwich to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
130€ - 330€
Flights from London Heathrow to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
50€ - 280€
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London City to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
50€ - 220€
Flights from London Heathrow to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Friday
Estimated price
40€ - 600€
Flights from London Heathrow to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday and Saturday
Estimated price
40€ - 850€
Rwandair Express
Website
rwandair.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
100€ - 250€
Flights from London Gatwick to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
120€ - 270€
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from London Stansted to Eindhoven
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
45€ - 210€
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
30€ - 350€
Train operators
Greater Anglia
Website
greateranglia.co.uk
Train from Ipswich to London Liverpool Street
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
30€ - 50€
Website
greateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Ipswich to Stratford (London)
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
30€ - 50€
Website
greateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Ipswich to Norwich
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
23€ - 35€
Website
greateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
belgiantrain.be
Train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Breda
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
11€ - 16€
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
11€ - 16€
1st Class
17€ - 25€
Train from Anvers-Central / Antwerpen-Centraal to Breda
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
7€ - 10€
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
7€ - 10€
1st Class
10€ - 16€
Train from Brussels Airport-Zaventem to Breda
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
18€ - 20€
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
18€ - 20€
1st Class
25€ - 29€
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 Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Breda
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
14€ - 35€
Website
NS
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
14€ - 20€
1st Class
23€ - 35€
Train from Schiphol Airport to Breda
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
14€ - 30€
Website
NS
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
14€ - 19€
1st Class
23€ - 30€
Train from Brussels Airport - Zaventem to Breda
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
13€ - 30€
Website
NS
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
13€ - 19€
1st Class
21€ - 30€
Train from Eindhoven Centraal to Tilburg
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
9€ - 21€
Website
NS
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
9€ - 13€
1st Class
15€ - 21€
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
Thameslink
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London Bridge to Gatwick Airport
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
14€ - 18€
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
14€ - 18€
Bus operators
Autokar Polska
Phone
48/796 473 308
Email
biuro@autokarpolska.com.pl
Website
autokarpolska.com.pl
Bus from Victoria, Green Line Coach Station to Antwerp
Ave. Duration
5h 51m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
35€ - 55€
Schedules at
autokarpolska.com.pl
Ferry operators
Stena Line
Phone
+44 844 770 7070
Website
stenaline.co.uk
Car ferry from Harwich to Hook of Holland
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
47€
Website
Stena Line
Passenger
47€
Small Car
47€
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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