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There are 12 ways to get from Leeuwarden to London by train, bus, night bus, car, car train, car ferry 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.

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Train  •  7h 20m

  1. Take the train from Leeuwarden to Schiphol Airport
  2. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Brussel-Zuid/Midi
  3. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to London St. Pancras International

$150 - $331

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Bus  •  14h 51m

  1. Take the bus from Drachten to Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk 075
  2. Take the bus from Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk to London Ouibus

$39 - $61

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Train, bus  •  15h 1m

  1. Take the train from Leeuwarden to Utrecht Centraal Intercity
  2. Take the bus from Utrecht to London Ouibus

$49 - $76

Train, night bus  •  14h 10m

  1. Take the train from Leeuwarden to Den Haag Centraal Intercity
  2. Take the night bus from The Hague to London N814

$77 - $134

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  6h 32m

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

$260 - $301

Drive, car ferry  •  7h 44m

  1. Drive from Leeuwarden to Calais
  2. Take the car ferry from Calais to Dover
  3. Drive from Dover to London

$115 - $167

Train to Rotterdam, fly to London City  •  5h 30m

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

$101 - $340

Train to Amsterdam Schiphol, fly to London City  •  5h 37m

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

$93 - $326

Train to Amsterdam Schiphol, fly to London Heathrow  •  5h 39m

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

$116 - $341

Train to Amsterdam Schiphol, fly to London Gatwick  •  5h 53m

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

$85 - $256

Train to Amsterdam Schiphol, fly to London Luton, train  •  6h 20m

  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 Airport Parkway to London St Pancras International LL

$79 - $221

Train to Groningen, fly to Southend, train  •  6h 35m

  1. Take the train from Leeuwarden to Groningen
  2. Fly from Groningen (GRQ) to Southend (SEN) GRQ - SEN
  3. Take the train from Southend Airport to London Liverpool Street

$61 - $280

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The cheapest way to get from Leeuwarden to London is to bus which costs 30€ - 55€ and takes 14h 51m.

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The quickest way to get from Leeuwarden to London is to train and fly which costs 85€ - 300€ and takes 5h 30m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Leeuwarden to London. However, there are services departing from Leeuwarden, Klanderij and arriving at London via Drachten and Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14h 51m.

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No, there is no direct train from Leeuwarden to London. However, there are services departing from Leeuwarden and arriving at London St. Pancras International via Schiphol Airport and Brussel-Zuid/Midi. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 20m.

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The distance between Leeuwarden and London is 445 km.

The best way to get from Leeuwarden to London without a car is to train which takes 7h 20m and costs 130€ - 290€.

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It takes approximately 7h 20m to get from Leeuwarden to London, including transfers.

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Leeuwarden to London bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Drachten station.

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

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The best way to get from Leeuwarden to London is to train which takes 7h 20m and costs 130€ - 290€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 30€ - 55€ and takes 14h 51m.

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Map of how to get from Leeuwarden to London.
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  • Distance: 278 miles
  • Duration: 7h 20m

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

You can take a train from Leeuwarden to London via Schiphol Airport and Brussel-Zuid/Midi in around 7h 20m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Leeuwarden to London via Drachten, Transferium Oost, Drachten, Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk, and Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk in around 14h 51m.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Rotterdam to London City
Ave. Duration
55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $430
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to London City
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $750
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $470
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $310
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to London City
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $480
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $410
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $240
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to London Luton
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $230
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to London City
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $500
Flights from Groningen to Southend
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $500
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to London Luton
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $270
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 Schiphol Airport
Ave. Duration
2h 9m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Leeuwarden to Utrecht Centraal
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $45
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Leeuwarden to Den Haag Centraal
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Leeuwarden to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
2h 39m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Schiphol Airport to Brussel-Zuid/Midi
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$55 - $80
1st Class
$80 - $110
Eurostar
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Contact Details
Website
eurostar.com
Train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to London St. Pancras International
Ave. Duration
2h 1m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $200
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$65 - $200
Premier
$150 - $230
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Calais-Fréthun to Folkestone
Ave. Duration
25m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$171
Website
eurotunnel.com
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Luton Airport Parkway to London St Pancras International LL
Ave. Duration
40m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Luton Airport Parkway to London St Pancras International
Ave. Duration
22m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$6 - $10
Off-Peak Single
$13 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $20
Anytime Single
$19 - $28
Arriva NL
Phone
+31 900 2022022
Website
arriva.nl
Train from Leeuwarden to Groningen
Ave. Duration
48m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Website
arriva.nl
Bus operators
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Drachten to Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $15
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Night bus from The Hague to London
Ave. Duration
10h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $80
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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 Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk to London
Ave. Duration
10h 30m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Utrecht to London
Ave. Duration
12h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Website
Ouibus
Ferry operators

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The quickest flight from Rotterdam Airport to London City Airport is the direct flight which takes 55m.

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Leeuwarden to London bus services, operated by Ouibus, arrive at London station.

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London is 1h behind Leeuwarden. It is currently 12:45 PM in Leeuwarden and 11:45 AM in London.

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

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