There are 9 ways to get from Ipswich to Rotterdam by train, car ferry, bus, 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.

Recommended option

Train  •  5 h 22 min

  1. Take the train from Ipswich to London Liverpool Street
  2. Take the train from London St. Pancras Int. to Rotterdam Centraal Int. trein

$118 - $327

Cheapest option

Bus  •  12 h 33 min

  1. Take the bus from Ipswich to London Victoria Coach Station National Express
  2. Take the bus from London to Rotterdam Ouibus

$28 - $40

7 alternative options

Car ferry  •  9 h 54 min

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

$69 - $74

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  5 h 26 min

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

$239 - $276

Drive, car ferry  •  5 h 45 min

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

$92 - $140

Train to London City, fly to Rotterdam  •  3 h 37 min

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

$100 - $328

Train to Norwich, fly to Amsterdam, train  •  4 h 1 min

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

$125 - $397

Train to London Stansted, fly to Amsterdam, train  •  5 h 5 min

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

$74 - $263

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

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

$132 - $377

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Ipswich to Rotterdam is to bus which costs £21 - £30 and takes 12 h 33 min.

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The quickest way to get from Ipswich to Rotterdam is to train and fly which costs £75 - £250 and takes 3 h 37 min.

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The distance between Ipswich and Rotterdam is 143 miles.

It takes approximately 5 h 22 min to get from Ipswich to Rotterdam, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Ipswich to Rotterdam. However, there are services departing from Ipswich and arriving at Rotterdam via London. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 33 min.

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

You can take a train from Ipswich to Rotterdam via London Liverpool Street, Liverpool Street Underground Station, King's Cross St. Pancras Underground Station, and London St. Pancras Int. in around 5 h 22 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Ipswich to Rotterdam via London Victoria Coach Station and London in around 12 h 33 min.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Norwich to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Flights from London Heathrow to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $410
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 Heathrow to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $470
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from London Stansted to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $270
Train operators
Greater Anglia
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Train from Ipswich to London Liverpool Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Ipswich to Stratford (London)
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Ipswich to Norwich
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Ipswich to Chelmsford
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Eurostar
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Contact Details
Website
eurostar.com
Train from London St. Pancras Int. 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
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
$174
Website
eurotunnel.com
Dutch Railways (NS)
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Schiphol Airport to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $20
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Schiphol Airport to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $40
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$19 - $40
1st Class
$35 - $50
Bus operators
Ferry operators

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