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There are 12 ways to get from London to Utrecht 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.

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Train via Rotterdam  •  4h 12m

  1. Take the train from London St Pancras Eurostar to Rotterdam Centraal Eil / ...
  2. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to Utrecht Centraal Intercity

137€ - 373€

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Bus  •  10h 30m

  1. Take the bus from London - Victoria Coach Station to Utrecht London - Victoria Coach Station > Brussels City Center - Midi Train station > Antwerp > Utrecht > Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk / ...

17€ - 21€

10 alternative options

Train  •  4h 42m

  1. Take the train from London St. Pancras Int. to Amsterdam Centraal Eurostar

146€ - 375€

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  5h 5m

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

204€ - 235€

Drive, car ferry  •  6h 37m

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

61€ - 142€

Fly London City to Rotterdam, train  •  3h 42m

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

79€ - 341€

Fly London City to Amsterdam Schiphol, train  •  4h

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

70€ - 284€

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

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

54€ - 284€

Train to London Gatwick, fly to Amsterdam Schiphol, train  •  4h 27m

  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 Utrecht Centraal

53€ - 444€

Fly London Stansted to Amsterdam Schiphol, train  •  4h 31m

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

66€ - 359€

Train to London Luton, fly to Amsterdam Schiphol, train  •  4h 44m

  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 Utrecht Centraal

59€ - 415€

Fly London Stansted to Eindhoven, train  •  5h 22m

  1. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Eindhoven (EIN) STN - EIN
  2. Take the train from Eindhoven Centraal to Utrecht Centraal

67€ - 191€

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Last updated: July 6 | Data sourced from: ACAPS, OXFORD

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from London to Utrecht is to bus which costs £15 - £19 and takes 10h 30m.

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The quickest way to get from London to Utrecht is to fly and train which costs £70 - £310 and takes 3h 42m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from London - Victoria Coach Station station and arriving at Utrecht. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 10h 30m.

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No, there is no direct train from London to Utrecht. However, there are services departing from London St Pancras Eurostar and arriving at Utrecht Centraal via Rotterdam Centraal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 12m.

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The distance between London and Utrecht is 367 km.

The best way to get from London to Utrecht without a car is to train via Rotterdam which takes 4h 12m and costs £120 - £340.

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It takes approximately 4h 12m to get from London to Utrecht, including transfers.

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London to Utrecht bus services, operated by Blablabus, depart from London - Victoria Coach Station.

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

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The best way to get from London to Utrecht is to train via Rotterdam which takes 4h 12m and costs £120 - £340. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £15 - £19 and takes 10h 30m.

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Map of how to get from London to Utrecht.
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  • Distance: 366.7 km
  • Duration: 4h 12m

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

You can take a train from London King's Cross to Utrecht via Rotterdam Centraal in around 4h 12m. Alternatively, Blablabus operates a bus from London - Victoria Coach Station to Utrecht twice daily. Tickets cost 17€ - 21€ and the journey takes 10h 30m.

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
80€ - 500€
Flights from London City to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
60€ - 190€
Flights from London Heathrow to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
45€ - 600€
Flights from London Gatwick to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
35€ - 550€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
35€ - 150€
Flights from London Stansted to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
30€ - 120€
Flights from London Luton to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
35€ - 270€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from London City to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
75€ - 200€
Flights from London Heathrow to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
60€ - 330€
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from London Stansted to Eindhoven
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
35€ - 90€
Level
Website
flylevel.com
Flights from London Luton to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
21€ - 250€
Train operators
Eurostar
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Contact Details
Phone
+44 343 218 6186
Website
eurostar.com
Train from London St Pancras Eurostar to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
3h 16m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
120€ - 350€
Website
Eurostar
Business Premier
310€ - 350€
Standard
120€ - 160€
Standard Premier
170€ - 220€
Train from London St. Pancras Int. to Amsterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
4h 7m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
130€ - 360€
Website
Eurostar
Business Premier
310€ - 360€
Standard
130€ - 170€
Standard Premier
180€ - 240€
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 Utrecht Centraal
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
10€ - 24€
Website
NS
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
10€ - 15€
1st Class
17€ - 24€
Train from Schiphol Airport to Utrecht Centraal
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
8€ - 19€
Website
NS
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
8€ - 12€
1st Class
14€ - 19€
Train from Eindhoven Centraal to Utrecht Centraal
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
12€ - 28€
Website
NS
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
12€ - 17€
1st Class
20€ - 28€
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
146€
Website
Eurotunnel
Thameslink
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London St Pancras International LL to Luton
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
15€ - 19€
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
15€ - 19€
East Midlands Railways
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from London St Pancras International to Luton
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
12€ - 18€
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Advance Single
5€ - 9€
Off-Peak Single
11€ - 19€
Anytime Day Single
12€ - 18€
Anytime Single
16€ - 24€
Bus operators
Blablabus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 10 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from London - Victoria Coach Station to Utrecht
Ave. Duration
10h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
17€ - 21€
Website
Blablabus
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
6€ - 55€
Website
dfds.co.uk
Reclining seat
22€ - 28€
Reclining Seat
27€
Bed in a 4 berth inside shared cabin
7€
2-bed inside cabin
35€ - 55€

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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 to Utrecht bus services, operated by Blablabus, arrive at Utrecht station.

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Utrecht is 1h ahead of London. It is currently 1:09 PM in London and 2:09 PM in Utrecht.

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

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

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Book your London to Utrecht train tickets online with Omio and Omio.

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Book your London to Utrecht bus tickets online with Omio.

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There are 464+ hotels available in Utrecht. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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The best way to get from London to London City Airport is to train which takes 21 min and costs £1 - £5.

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