There are 8 ways to get from London to Rotterdam 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  •  3 h 1 min

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

$60 - $110

Cheapest option

Bus  •  9 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from London to Rotterdam Ouibus

$18 - $26

6 alternative options

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  4 h 46 min

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

$228 - $260

Drive, car ferry  •  5 h 6 min

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

$81 - $125

Fly London City to Rotterdam  •  2 h 37 min

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

$72 - $288

Fly London City to Amsterdam, train  •  4 h 2 min

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

$75 - $315

Fly London Heathrow to Amsterdam, train  •  4 h

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

$98 - $327

Fly London Gatwick to Amsterdam, train  •  4 h 19 min

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

$67 - $246

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from London to Rotterdam is to bus which costs £14 - £20 and takes 9 h 40 min.

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The quickest way to get from London to Rotterdam is to fly which takes 2 h 37 min and costs £50 - £220.

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The distance between London and Rotterdam is 321 km.

The train from London St. Pancras Int. to Rotterdam Centraal takes 3 h 1 min including transfers and departs twice daily.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from London and arriving at Rotterdam. Services depart every 10 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 9 h 40 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from London St. Pancras Int. and arriving at Rotterdam Centraal. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 1 min.

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

Dutch Railways (NS) operates a train from London to Rotterdam twice daily. Tickets cost $60 - $110 and the journey takes 3 h 1 min. Eurostar also services this route twice daily. Alternatively, Ouibus operates a bus from London to Rotterdam every 10 minutes. Tickets cost $18 - $26 and the journey takes 9 h 40 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 6 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $750
Flights from London Heathrow to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $470
Flights from London Gatwick to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $310
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from London City to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $480
Flights from London Heathrow to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $410
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $240
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from London City to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $500
Train operators
Dutch Railways (NS)
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from London St. Pancras Int. to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
3 h 1 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$60 - $110
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Schiphol (Airport) to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $20
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Eurostar
Website
eurostar.com
Train from London St. Pancras International to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
3 h 1 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 Folkestone to Calais
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$174
Website
eurotunnel.com
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Schiphol (Airport) to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $40
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$19 - $40
1st Class
$35 - $45
Bus operators
Ferry operators

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