There are 7 ways to get from London City Airport (LCY) to Rotterdam Centraal Station by plane, train, bus, car, car train or car ferry

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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Fly to Rotterdam  •  1 h 19 min

  1. Fly from London City (LCY) to Rotterdam (RTM) LCY - RTM

$69 - $280

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Bus  •  12 h 29 min

  1. Take the bus from London to Rotterdam, Rotterdam CS 814 / ...

$28 - $64

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Fly to Amsterdam, train  •  1 h 34 min

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

$72 - $301

Train  •  4 h 34 min

  1. Take the train from London St. Pancras Int. to Rotterdam Centraal Int. trein

$91 - $279

Train, bus  •  10 h 58 min

  1. Take the train from Stratford International to Canterbury West
  2. Take the bus from Canterbury to Rotterdam Ouibus

$48 - $70

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  4 h 42 min

  1. Drive from London City Airport (LCY) to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais
  3. Drive from Calais to Rotterdam Centraal Station

$226 - $258

Drive, carferry  •  6 h 2 min

  1. Drive from London City Airport (LCY) to Dover
  2. Take the carferry from Dover to Calais
  3. Drive from Calais to Rotterdam Centraal Station

$81 - $124

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from London City Airport (LCY) to Rotterdam Centraal Station. However, there are services departing from Silvertown, London City Airport and arriving at Rotterdam, Rotterdam CS via Custom House, Victoria Dock Road, Covent Garden, Savoy Street and London. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 29 min.

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The distance between London City Airport (LCY) and Rotterdam Centraal Station is 192 miles.

The best way to get from London City Airport (LCY) to Rotterdam Centraal Station without a car is to train which takes 4 h 34 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 1 h 19 min to get from London City Airport (LCY) to Rotterdam Centraal Station, including transfers.

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London City Airport (LCY) to Rotterdam Centraal Station bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from London station.

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The best way to get from London City Airport (LCY) to Rotterdam Centraal Station is to fly which takes 1 h 19 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 4 h 34 min, you could also bus, which costs and takes 12 h 29 min.

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The quickest flight from London City Airport to Rotterdam Airport is the direct flight which takes 50 min.

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London City Airport (LCY) to Rotterdam Centraal Station bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Rotterdam, Rotterdam CS station.

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Rotterdam Centraal Station is 1 h ahead of London City Airport (LCY). It is currently 9:21 PM in London City Airport (LCY) and 10:21 PM in Rotterdam Centraal Station.

British Airways offers flights from London City Airport to Rotterdam Airport.

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Map of how to get from London City Airport (LCY) to Rotterdam Centraal Station.
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  • Distance: 192.4 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 19 min

What companies run services between London City Airport (LCY), England and Rotterdam Centraal Station, Netherlands?

British Airways flies from London City Airport (LCY) to Rotterdam Centraal Station 5 times a day. Alternatively, Eurostar operates a train from London City Airport (LCY) to Rotterdam Centraal Station twice daily. Tickets cost $85 - $270 and the journey takes 3 h 1 min.

Airlines
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 City to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $750
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from London City to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $480
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from London City to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $500
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 Schiphol Airport to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $20
Website
ns.nl
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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 - $45
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 - $270
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$85 - $270
Premier
$200 - $310
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
$172
Website
eurotunnel.com
Bus operators
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 Canterbury to Rotterdam
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Website
Ouibus
Bus from London to Rotterdam
Ave. Duration
9 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$20 - $28
Website
Ouibus
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 London to Rotterdam, Rotterdam CS
Ave. Duration
9 h 55 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ferry operators

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