COVID-19 Travel restrictions may apply upon entering Netherlands. Learn More.

There are 8 ways to get from London to The Hague by train, car ferry, car, car train, plane or subway

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Train  •  3h 57m

  1. Take the train from London St Pancras Eurostar to Rotterdam Centraal Eil

135€ - 368€

Cheapest option

Fly London Heathrow to Amsterdam Schiphol, train  •  4h 35m

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

53€ - 296€

6 alternative options

Train, car ferry  •  11h 15m

  1. Take the train from London Liverpool Street to Manningtree
  2. Take the car ferry from Harwich to Hook of Holland

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  5h 14m

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

205€ - 235€

Drive, car ferry  •  6h 45m

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

124€ - 230€

Fly London City to Amsterdam Schiphol, train  •  4h 27m

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

75€ - 675€

Train to London Gatwick, fly to Amsterdam Schiphol, train  •  4h 46m

  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 Den Haag Centraal

64€ - 235€

Fly London City to Rotterdam, subway  •  3h 2m

  1. Fly from London City (LCY) to Rotterdam (RTM) LCY - RTM
  2. Take the subway from Rotterdam, Meijersplein / Airport to 's-Gravenhage, Den Haag Centraal

606€ - 1810€

United Kingdom → Netherlands
Partially open

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

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
This applies to arrivals from United Kingdom
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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 Australia, New Zealand, Rwanda, Singapore, South Korea, Thailand, Sint Maarten, Iceland, Bonaire, Saint Eustatius and Saba and Portugal
  • 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 Australia, New Zealand, Rwanda, Singapore, South Korea, Thailand, Bonaire, Saint Eustatius and Saba, Sint Maarten, Iceland and Portugal

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Rules to follow in Netherlands

1.5m

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
  • Nationwide control measures in place

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

Wearing a face mask on public transport in The Hague is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in The Hague 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: 3 May 2021
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The cheapest way to get from London to The Hague is to train and fly which costs £50 - £210 and takes 4h 46m.

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The quickest way to get from London to The Hague is to fly and subway which costs £500 - £1,600 and takes 3h 2m.

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No, there is no direct train from London to The Hague. However, there are services departing from London St Pancras Eurostar and arriving at Den Haag HS via Rotterdam Centraal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 57m.

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The distance between London and The Hague is 312 km.

The best way to get from London to The Hague without a car is to train which takes 3h 57m and costs £110 - £320.

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It takes approximately 3h 57m to get from London to The Hague, including transfers.

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London to The Hague train services, operated by Eurostar, depart from London St Pancras Eurostar 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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London to The Hague train services, operated by Eurostar, arrive at Rotterdam Centraal station.

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British Airways and KLM offer flights from London City Airport to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport.

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Map of how to get from London to The Hague.
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  • Distance: 311.7 km
  • Duration: 3h 57m

What companies run services between London, England and The Hague, Netherlands?

Eurostar operates a train from London St Pancras Eurostar to Rotterdam Centraal once daily. Tickets cost 120€ - 350€ and the journey takes 3h 28m.

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 and Sunday
Estimated price
40€ - 600€
Flights from London Gatwick to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
90€ - 190€
Flights from London City to Rotterdam
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Monday and Tuesday
Estimated price
50€ - 250€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
60€ - 290€
Train operators
Thameslink
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London Liverpool Street to Manningtree
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
30€ - 40€
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
30€ - 40€
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
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 Den Haag Centraal
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
8€ - 19€
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
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Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
8€ - 12€
1st Class
14€ - 19€
Ferry operators
Stena Line
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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