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There are 11 ways to get from London to Rijen by train, bus, bus and ferry, car, car train, car ferry or plane

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Train  •  4h 27m

  1. Take the train from London St. Pancras Int. to Rotterdam Centraal Eurostar / ...
  2. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to Breda Intercity direct / ...

143€ - 389€

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Bus and ferry, train  •  8h 47m

  1. Take the bus and ferry from London to Antwerp
  2. Take the train from Anvers-Central / Antwerpen-Centraal to Breda Ic

28€ - 46€

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Train via Brussels  •  4h 36m

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

122€ - 393€

Bus, train  •  7h 59m

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

54€ - 82€

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  4h 34m

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

200€ - 225€

Drive, car ferry  •  6h 6m

  1. Drive from London to Dover
  2. Take the car ferry from Dover to Dunkirk
  3. Drive from Dunkirk to Rijen

119€ - 215€

Fly London City to Amsterdam Schiphol, train  •  5h 3m

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

88€ - 703€

Fly London Heathrow to Amsterdam Schiphol, train  •  5h 12m

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

66€ - 324€

Fly London Heathrow to Brussels, train  •  5h 27m

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

55€ - 354€

Fly London City to Rotterdam, train  •  3h 43m

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

620€ - 1848€

Train to London Gatwick, fly to Amsterdam Schiphol, train  •  5h 28m

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

77€ - 263€

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International entry into Netherlands from 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, Monaco, San Marino, Vatican, Australia, New Zealand, Rwanda, South Korea, Thailand, Aruba, Bonaire, Saint Eustatius and Saba, Cyprus, Singapore, United Kingdom and Sint Maarten

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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
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  • 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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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 Rijen is 1351.

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

The social distance requirement in Rijen 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 Apr 2021
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The cheapest way to get from London to Rijen is to bus and ferry and train which costs £24 - £40 and takes 8h 47m.

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The quickest way to get from London to Rijen is to fly and train which costs £500 - £1,600 and takes 3h 43m.

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No, there is no direct train from London to Rijen. However, there are services departing from London St. Pancras Int. and arriving at Gilze-Rijen via Rotterdam Centraal and Breda. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 27m.

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The distance between London and Rijen is 349 km.

The best way to get from London to Rijen without a car is to train which takes 4h 27m and costs £120 - £340.

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It takes approximately 4h 27m to get from London to Rijen, including transfers.

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London to Rijen train services, operated by Eurostar, depart from London St. Pancras Int. station.

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The quickest flight from London City Airport to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 5m.

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Rijen is 1h ahead of London. It is currently 12:33 PM in London and 1:33 PM in Rijen.

London to Rijen train services, operated by Dutch Railways (NS), arrive at Breda station.

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Map of how to get from London to Rijen.
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  • Distance: 349 km
  • Duration: 4h 27m

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

You can take a train from London King's Cross to Rijen via Rotterdam Centraal and Breda in around 4h 27m.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from London City to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
70€ - 320€
Flights from London Heathrow to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
50€ - 280€
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London City to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
50€ - 220€
Flights from London Heathrow to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Friday
Estimated price
40€ - 600€
Flights from London Heathrow to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday and Saturday
Estimated price
40€ - 850€
Flights from London City to Rotterdam
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Monday and Tuesday
Estimated price
50€ - 250€
Flights from London Gatwick to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
90€ - 190€
Rwandair Express
Website
rwandair.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
100€ - 250€
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
30€ - 350€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday
Estimated price
60€ - 290€
Train operators
Eurostar
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Contact Details
Phone
+44 343 218 6186
Website
eurostar.com
Train from London St. Pancras Int. to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
3h 28m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
120€ - 350€
Website
Eurostar
Business Premier
310€ - 350€
Standard
120€ - 160€
Standard Premier
170€ - 220€
Train from London St. Pancras Int. to Brussel-Zuid/Midi
Ave. Duration
2h 1m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
100€ - 350€
Website
Eurostar
Business Premier
300€ - 350€
Standard
100€ - 130€
Standard Premier
150€ - 190€
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 Rotterdam Centraal to Breda
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
9€ - 23€
Website
NS
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
9€ - 14€
1st Class
16€ - 23€
Train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Breda
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
14€ - 35€
Website
NS
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
14€ - 20€
1st Class
23€ - 35€
Train from Schiphol Airport to Breda
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
14€ - 30€
Website
NS
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
14€ - 19€
1st Class
23€ - 30€
Train from Brussels Airport - Zaventem to Breda
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
13€ - 30€
Website
NS
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
13€ - 19€
1st Class
21€ - 30€
Train from Breda to Gilze-Rijen
Ave. Duration
7 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
7€ - 17€
Website
NS
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
7€ - 10€
1st Class
12€ - 17€
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€
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
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 Antwerp
Ave. Duration
7h 3m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
14€ - 20€
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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