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There are 12 ways to get from London Paddington Station to Elst by train, bus, bus and ferry, car, car train, car ferry, plane or subway

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 35m

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

€127 - €399

Cheapest option

Bus and ferry  •  12h 51m

  1. Take the bus and ferry from London to Eindhoven

€28 - €39

10 alternative options

Bus, train  •  11h 7m

  1. Take the bus from Victoria, Green Line Coach Station to Antwerp
  2. Take the train from Anvers-Central / Antwerpen-Centraal to Breda Ic
  3. Take the train from Breda to Elst

€58 - €100

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  5h 36m

  1. Drive from London Paddington Station to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
  3. Drive from Calais-Fréthun to Elst

€210 - €236

Drive, car ferry  •  7h 7m

  1. Drive from London Paddington Station to Dover
  2. Take the car ferry from Dover to Dunkirk
  3. Drive from Dunkirk to Elst

€129 - €231

Fly London City to Rotterdam, train  •  5h 28m

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

€219 - €406

Fly London Heathrow to Amsterdam Schiphol, train  •  5h 30m

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

€67 - €269

Fly London City to Amsterdam Schiphol, train  •  5h 55m

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

€86 - €381

Train to London Luton, fly to Amsterdam Schiphol, train  •  6h 18m

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

€80 - €229

Fly London City to Dusseldorf, train  •  6h 42m

  1. Fly from London City (LCY) to Dusseldorf (DUS) LCY - DUS
  2. Take the train from Duesseldorf Flughafen to Arnhem Centraal

Subway to London Stansted, fly to Eindhoven, train  •  6h 51m

  1. Take the subway from Paddington to Liverpool Street station
  2. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Eindhoven (EIN) STN - EIN
  3. Take the train from Eindhoven Centraal to Hertogenbosch
  4. Take the train from Hertogenbosch to Elst

€61 - €176

Fly London Heathrow to Brussels, train  •  7h 15m

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

€71 - €587

London Paddington Station to Elst by subway and train

The journey time between London Paddington Station and Elst is around 8h 10m and covers a distance of around 580 km. The fastest journey normally takes 6h 5m. Operated by London Underground (Tube), Eurostar, Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB) and others, the London Paddington Station to Elst service departs from Paddington and arrives in Elst. Typically seven services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
8h 10m
Fastest journey time:
6h 5m
Services per week:
7
Cheapest price:
€127
Carbon emissions:
30 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
10:14
Last service departs at:
10:49

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

London Paddington Station to Elst subway and train schedules

United Kingdom → Netherlands
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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: Citizens and permanent residents of Netherlands, as well as residents from EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Andorra, Aruba, Australia, Bonaire, Saint Eustatius and Saba, Cyprus, Israel, Japan, Monaco, New Zealand, Rwanda, San Marino, Singapore, Sint Maarten, South Korea, Thailand, United Kingdom and Vatican

Restricted for: Foreign nationals from outside EU Schengen Area with the above exceptions. Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guyana, India, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, South Africa, Suriname, Uruguay and Venezuela are also restricted

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Conditions of entry into Netherlands from United Kingdom

  • 10-day mandatory quarantine and a negative COVID-19 test issued at most 1 days before arrival
  • A negative result for COVID-19 is a condition to end the quarantine obligation earlier. It is tested in quarantine on day 5
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  • 10-day mandatory quarantine and a negative COVID-19 test issued at most 1 days before arrival
This doesn’t apply to citizens and permanent residents of Aruba, Australia, Austria, Bonaire, Saint Eustatius and Saba, Bulgaria, Croatia, Curaçao, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Finland, Germany, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Malta, New Zealand, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Rwanda, San Marino, Singapore, Sint Maarten, Slovakia, South Korea, Thailand and Vatican
  • A negative result for COVID-19 is a condition to end the quarantine obligation earlier. It is tested in quarantine on day 5
This doesn’t apply to citizens and permanent residents of Aruba, Australia, Austria, Bonaire, Saint Eustatius and Saba, Bulgaria, Curaçao, Czech Republic, Finland, Germany, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Luxembourg, Malta, New Zealand, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Rwanda, San Marino, Singapore, Sint Maarten, Slovakia, South Korea, Thailand and Vatican

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Rules to follow in Netherlands

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Considerations leaving from United Kingdom

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

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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
  • Nationwide control measures in place

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

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

The social distance requirement in Elst 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.

See options for return travel.

Last updated: 16 Jun 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from London Paddington Station to Elst is to bus and ferry which costs £23 - £35 and takes 12h 51m.

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The fastest way to get from London Paddington Station to Elst is to fly and train which takes 5h 28m and costs £180 - £350.

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No, there is no direct bus from London Paddington Station station to Elst. However, there are services departing from Paddington Rail Station and arriving at Elst, Dorpsstraat via London, Eindhoven, Centraal Station, Uden, Busstation and Nijmegen, Centraal Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12h 51m.

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No, there is no direct train from London Paddington Station to Elst. However, there are services departing from Paddington and arriving at Elst via London St Pancras Eurostar, Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi and Breda. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 35m.

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The distance between London Paddington Station and Elst is 417 km.

The best way to get from London Paddington Station to Elst without a car is to train which takes 7h 35m and costs £100 - £350.

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It takes approximately 7h 35m to get from London Paddington Station to Elst, including transfers.

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London Paddington Station to Elst bus services, operated by Union Ivkoni, depart from London station.

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London Paddington Station to Elst train services, operated by Eurostar, depart from London St Pancras Eurostar 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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Map of how to get from London Paddington Station to Elst.
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  • Distance: 416.9 km
  • Duration: 7h 35m

What companies run services between London Paddington Station, England and Elst, Gelderland, Netherlands?

You can take a train from London Paddington Station to Elst via King's Cross St. Pancras station, London St Pancras Eurostar, Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi, and Breda in around 7h 35m. 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
56 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€60 - €280
Flights from London Heathrow to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€45 - €250
Flights from London City to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€50 - €160
Flights from London City to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€55 - €130
Flights from London Heathrow to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€40 - €130
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€65 - €270
Flights from London City to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€70 - €260
Flights from London City to Dusseldorf via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
2h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €260
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from London Luton to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€55 - €140
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from London Stansted to Eindhoven
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€22 - €95
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€45 - €500
Rwandair Express
Website
rwandair.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
€120 - €420
Train operators
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
belgiantrain.be
Train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Breda
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€11 - €16
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
€11 - €16
1st Class
€17 - €25
Train from Anvers-Central / Antwerpen-Centraal to Breda
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€7 - €10
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
€7 - €10
1st Class
€10 - €16
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 Elst
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€13 - €30
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€13 - €19
1st Class
€22 - €30
Train from Rotterdam Centraal to Utrecht Centraal
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€10 - €24
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€10 - €15
1st Class
€17 - €24
Train from Utrecht Centraal to Arnhem Centraal
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
€10 - €24
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€10 - €15
1st Class
€17 - €24
Train from Schiphol Airport to Arnhem Centraal
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€14 - €35
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€14 - €19
1st Class
€23 - €35
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
Train from Hertogenbosch to Elst
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€10 - €24
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€10 - €14
1st Class
€17 - €24
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€153
Website
Eurotunnel
Thameslink
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London St Pancras International LL to Luton
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
€16 - €20
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
€16 - €20
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 - €20
Anytime Day Single/Anytime Single
€19 - €28
Abellio
Phone
0800 223 5546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Duesseldorf Flughafen to Arnhem Centraal
Ave. Duration
1h 41m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Abellio
ABELLIO Rail NRW GmbH
Phone
0800 223 5546
Website
abellio.de
Train from D-Flughafen Bf to Arnhem Centraal
Ave. Duration
1h 41m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Abellio NRW
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Paddington to Liverpool Street station
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
€2 - €4
Website
London Underground (Tube)
Bus operators
Autokar Polska
Phone
48/796 473 308
Email
biuro@autokarpolska.com.pl
Website
autokarpolska.com.pl
Bus from Victoria, Green Line Coach Station to Antwerp
Ave. Duration
5h 51m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€35 - €55
Schedules at
autokarpolska.com.pl
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
€75 - €150
Website
dfds.co.uk
Standard Car - Economy
€75 - €150
Standard Car - Flexi
€130 - €170

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London Paddington Station to Elst bus services, operated by Union Ivkoni, arrive at Eindhoven station.

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London Paddington Station to Elst train services, operated by Dutch Railways (NS), arrive at Elst station.

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

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There are 93+ hotels available in Elst. Prices start at €75 per night.

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The best way to get from London Paddington Station to London Heathrow Airport is to train which takes 15 min and costs £4 - £35.

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