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There are 12 ways to get from London Kings Cross Station to Vlijmen by train, bus, bus and ferry, car, car ferry, car train, plane or subway

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Train

  1. Take the train from London St Pancras Eurostar to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
  2. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Breda
  3. Take the train from Breda to Hertogenbosch

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Bus and ferry

  1. Take the bus and ferry from London to Eindhoven

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Train, line 136 bus

  1. Take the train from London St Pancras Eurostar to Rotterdam Centraal
  2. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to Tilburg
  3. Take the line 136 bus from Tilburg, Centraal Station to Vlijmen, Tunnelweg

Drive, car ferry

  1. Drive from London Kings Cross Station to Dover
  2. Take the car ferry from Dover to Dunkirk
  3. Drive from Dunkirk to Vlijmen

Drive, Eurotunnel

  1. Drive from London Kings Cross Station to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
  3. Drive from Calais-Fréthun to Vlijmen

Fly London City to Rotterdam, train

  1. Fly from London City (LCY) to Rotterdam (RTM)
  2. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to Breda
  3. Take the train from Breda to Hertogenbosch

Fly London City to Amsterdam Schiphol, train

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

Fly London Heathrow to Amsterdam Schiphol, train

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

Subway to London Stansted, fly to Eindhoven, train, line 136 bus

  1. Take the subway from King's Cross St. Pancras station to Tottenham Hale station
  2. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Eindhoven (EIN)
  3. Take the train from Eindhoven Centraal to Hertogenbosch
  4. Take the line 136 bus from 's-Hertogenbosch, Centraal Station to Vlijmen, Wolput

Train to London Luton, fly to Amsterdam Schiphol, train

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

Fly London Stansted to Amsterdam Schiphol, train

  1. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS)
  2. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Hertogenbosch

Fly London Heathrow to Brussels, train

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

London Kings Cross Station to Vlijmen by train and bus

The journey time between London Kings Cross Station and Vlijmen is around 7h 51m and covers a distance of around 532 km. This includes an average layover time of around 3h 28m. The fastest journey normally takes 5h 35m. Operated by Eurostar, Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB), Dutch Railways (NS) and others, the London Kings Cross Station to Vlijmen service departs from London St Pancras Eurostar and arrives in Vlijmen, Wolput. Typically 14 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
4h 23m
Layover time:
3h 28m
Total time:
7h 51m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
5h 35m
Journey distance:
532 km
Services per week:
14
Cheapest price:
€127
Carbon emissions:
28 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
08:55
Last service departs at:
18:04

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

London Kings Cross Station to Vlijmen train and bus schedules

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International entry into Netherlands from United Kingdom

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of United Kingdom
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Allowed for: All visitors

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Conditions of entry into Netherlands from United Kingdom

  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
  • 10-day mandatory quarantine and a negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 5 in quarantine
This applies to arrivals from United Kingdom
  • Health declaration required
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
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  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Albania, Armenia, Australia, Azerbaijan, Bonaire, Saint Eustatius and Saba, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brunei, Canada, Faroe Islands, Greenland, Hong Kong, Japan, Jordan, Macau, Moldova, Monaco, New Zealand, Qatar, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Singapore, South Korea, Svalbard and Jan Mayen, Taiwan, Ukraine and Vatican
  • 10-day mandatory quarantine and a negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 5 in quarantine
This applies to arrivals from Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Botswana, Brazil, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominica, Eswatini, Fiji, French Guiana, French Polynesia, Georgia, Guadeloupe, Guyana, Haiti, India, Indonesia, Iran, Israel, Kazakhstan, Kosovo, Lesotho, Malaysia, Martinique, Mongolia, Montenegro, Myanmar, Nepal, North Macedonia, Pakistan, Philippines, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Seychelles, Somalia, South Africa, Sri Lanka, Suriname, Thailand, United States Virgin Islands, United Kingdom, United States and Venezuela
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
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  • Health declaration required
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Rules to follow in Netherlands

1.5m

Mandatory

Mandatory

Considerations leaving from United Kingdom

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

Frequently Asked Questions


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

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

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

The social distance requirement in Vlijmen 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 Sep 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from London Kings Cross Station to Vlijmen is to bus and ferry which costs £26 - £35 and takes 12h 42m.

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The quickest way to get from London Kings Cross Station to Vlijmen is to fly and train which costs £180 - £350 and takes 4h 45m.

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No, there is no direct bus from London Kings Cross Station to Vlijmen. However, there are services departing from King's Cross St. Pancras and arriving at Vlijmen, Wolput via Elephant & Castle, London College of Comm, London, Eindhoven, Centraal Station and 's-Hertogenbosch, Centraal Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12h 42m.

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The distance between London Kings Cross Station and Vlijmen is 369 km.

The best way to get from London Kings Cross Station to Vlijmen without a car is to train which takes 5h 40m and costs £100 - £330.

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It takes approximately 5h 40m to get from London Kings Cross Station to Vlijmen, including transfers.

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London Kings Cross Station to Vlijmen bus services, operated by Union Ivkoni, depart from London station.

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

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London Kings Cross Station to Vlijmen bus services, operated by Union Ivkoni, arrive at Eindhoven station.

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Vlijmen is 1h ahead of London Kings Cross Station. It is currently 2:20 PM in London Kings Cross Station and 3:20 PM in Vlijmen.

Map of how to get from London Kings Cross Station to Vlijmen.
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  • Distance: 368.5 km
  • Duration: 5h 40m

What companies run services between London Kings Cross Station, England and Vlijmen, Netherlands?

You can take a train from London Kings Cross Station to Vlijmen via Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi, Breda, Hertogenbosch, and 's-Hertogenbosch, Centraal Station in around 5h 40m. Alternatively, Union Ivkoni operates a vehicle from London to Eindhoven twice a week. Tickets cost €16 - €23 and the journey takes 8h 25m.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London City to Rotterdam
Ave. Duration
57 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
€45 - €220
Flights from London City to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€65 - €150
Flights from London Heathrow to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€40 - €310
Flights from London Heathrow to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€45 - €200
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from London Luton to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€75 - €95
Flights from London Stansted to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€45 - €55
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from London City to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€75 - €280
Flights from London Heathrow to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€60 - €290
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from London Stansted to Eindhoven
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€13 - €140
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€45 - €180
Rwandair Express
Website
rwandair.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€120 - €270
Train operators
Eurostar
Rome2rio's guide to Eurostar
Contact Details
Phone
+44 343 218 6186
Website
eurostar.com
Train from London St Pancras Eurostar to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€100 - €350
Website
Eurostar
Business Premier
€300 - €350
Standard
€100 - €130
Standard Premier
€150 - €190
Train from London St Pancras Eurostar to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
3h 28m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€120 - €350
Website
Eurostar
Business Premier
€310 - €350
Standard
€120 - €160
Standard Premier
€170 - €220
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
belgiantrain.be
Train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Breda
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€11 - €16
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
€11 - €16
1st Class
€17 - €25
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 Breda to Hertogenbosch
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
€9 - €22
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€9 - €14
1st Class
€16 - €22
Train from Rotterdam Centraal to Tilburg
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€11 - €26
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€11 - €16
1st Class
€18 - €26
Train from Rotterdam Centraal to Breda
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
€9 - €23
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€9 - €14
1st Class
€16 - €23
Train from Schiphol Airport to Hertogenbosch
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€13 - €29
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€13 - €18
1st Class
€22 - €29
Train from Eindhoven Centraal to Hertogenbosch
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
€8 - €21
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€8 - €13
1st Class
€14 - €21
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€154
Website
Eurotunnel
London Underground (Tube)

Comprised of 11 lines and 270 stations, the London Underground (known to locals as the Tube) is the most popular way to navigate the English capital, including to/from Heathrow Airport via the Piccadilly Line. Purchase an Oyster card (an electronic smartcard that you use to touch on and off at Tube stations) at any station for the cheapest fares. Most stations have WiFi, but not all trains and stations are air-conditioned. On weekends, a 24-hour service runs on selected lines.

Rome2rio's guide to London Underground (Tube)
Contact Details
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from King's Cross St. Pancras station to Tottenham Hale station
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
€2 - €4
Website
London Underground (Tube)
East Midlands Railways
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Train from London St Pancras International to Luton
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€19 - €28
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Advance Single
€8 - €23
Off-Peak Single
€14 - €21
Anytime Day Single/Anytime Single
€19 - €28
Thameslink
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London St Pancras International LL to Luton
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€16 - €20
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
€16 - €20
Bus operators
Bravo
Phone
0900-9292
Email
klantenservice@bravo.info
Website
bravo.info
Bus from Tilburg, Centraal Station to Vlijmen, Tunnelweg
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€7
Website
Bravo
Bus from 's-Hertogenbosch, Centraal Station to Vlijmen, Wolput
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€3
Website
Bravo
Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus and ferry from London to Eindhoven
Ave. Duration
8h 25m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€16 - €23
Schedules at
union-ivkoni.com
Ferry operators
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
€95 - €1300
Website
dfds.co.uk
Standard Car - Economy
€95 - €1300
Standard Car - Flexi
€150 - €190

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

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There are 80+ hotels available in Vlijmen. Prices start at €87 per night.

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The best way to get from London Kings Cross Station to London Heathrow Airport is to subway which takes 55 min and costs £3 - £5.

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