There are 11 ways to get from Leeuwarden to London by train, 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.

Recommended option

Train  •  7 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from Leeuwarden to Rotterdam Centraal Intercity
  2. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to London St. Pancras International

$116 - $332

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Bus  •  13 h

  1. Take the bus from Leeuwarden to Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk 804
  2. Take the bus from Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk to London Ouibus / ...

$35 - $88

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Train, bus  •  13 h 55 min

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

$62 - $100

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  6 h 29 min

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

$262 - $303

Drive, car ferry  •  7 h 44 min

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

$116 - $167

Train to Rotterdam, fly to London City  •  5 h 26 min

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

$102 - $340

Train to Amsterdam, fly to London City  •  5 h 34 min

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

$94 - $327

Train to Amsterdam, fly to London Heathrow  •  5 h 50 min

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

$118 - $342

Train to Amsterdam, fly to London Gatwick  •  5 h 49 min

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

$87 - $262

Train to Amsterdam, fly to London Luton, train  •  6 h 7 min

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

$77 - $226

Train to Groningen, fly to Southend, train  •  6 h 31 min

  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

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Leeuwarden to London is to bus which costs 29€ - 75€ and takes 13 h.

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The quickest way to get from Leeuwarden to London is to train and fly which costs 85€ - 300€ and takes 5 h 26 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Leeuwarden to London. However, there are services departing from Leeuwarden and arriving at London via Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13 h.

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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 Rotterdam Centraal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 8 min.

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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 7 h 8 min and costs 95€ - 290€.

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It takes approximately 7 h 8 min to get from Leeuwarden to London, including transfers.

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Leeuwarden to London bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Leeuwarden 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 7 h 8 min and costs 95€ - 290€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 29€ - 75€ and takes 13 h.

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Map of how to get from Leeuwarden to London.
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  • Distance: 278 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 8 min

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

You can take a train from Leeuwarden to London via Rotterdam Centraal in around 7 h 8 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Leeuwarden to London via Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk and Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk in around 13 h.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Rotterdam to London City
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $430
Flights from Amsterdam to London City
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $750
Flights from Amsterdam to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $470
Flights from Amsterdam to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $310
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam to London City
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $480
Flights from Amsterdam to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $410
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Amsterdam to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $240
Flights from Amsterdam to London Luton
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $230
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Amsterdam to London City
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $500
Flights from Groningen to Southend
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $500
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Amsterdam to London Luton
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
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 Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
2 h 39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
ns.nl
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eurail.com
Train from Leeuwarden to Den Haag Centraal
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Leeuwarden to Schiphol Airport
Ave. Duration
2 h 9 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Eurostar
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Contact Details
Website
eurostar.com
Train from Rotterdam Centraal to London St. Pancras International
Ave. Duration
3 h 29 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 Calais to Folkestone
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$173
Website
eurotunnel.com
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Luton Airport Parkway to London St Pancras International LL
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 30 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
25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$6 - $10
Off-Peak Single
$13 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $21
Anytime Single
$19 - $28
Arriva NL
Website
arriva.nl
Train from Leeuwarden to Groningen
Ave. Duration
48 min
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 Leeuwarden to Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $13
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk to London
Ave. Duration
11 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $75
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
10 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
Ouibus
Bus from The Hague to London
Ave. Duration
10 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
Ouibus
Ferry operators

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