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There are 12 ways to get from London to Zwolle 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  •  4 h 57 min

  1. Take the train from London St. Pancras Int. to Rotterdam Centraal Int. trein / ...
  2. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to Zwolle Intercity

$105 - $303

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Bus, train  •  11 h 53 min

  1. Take the bus from London to Utrecht Ouibus
  2. Take the train from Utrecht Centraal to Zwolle Intercity

$32 - $49

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Drive, Eurotunnel  •  5 h 47 min

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

$245 - $287

Drive, car ferry  •  6 h 7 min

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

$101 - $155

Fly London City to Rotterdam, train  •  4 h 35 min

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

$91 - $323

Fly London City to Amsterdam Schiphol, train  •  4 h 56 min

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

$82 - $310

Fly London Heathrow to Amsterdam Schiphol, train  •  4 h 59 min

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

$105 - $322

Fly London Gatwick to Amsterdam Schiphol, train  •  5 h 23 min

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

$74 - $240

Fly London Stansted to Amsterdam Schiphol, train  •  5 h 25 min

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

$83 - $250

Train to London Luton, fly to Amsterdam Schiphol, train  •  5 h 40 min

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

$67 - $205

Train to Southend, fly to Amsterdam Schiphol, train  •  5 h 34 min

  1. Take the train from London Liverpool Street to Southend Airport
  2. Fly from Southend (SEN) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) SEN - AMS
  3. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Zwolle

$76 - $230

Train to Southend, fly to Groningen, train  •  6 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from London Liverpool Street to Southend Airport
  2. Fly from Southend (SEN) to Groningen (GRQ) SEN - GRQ
  3. Take the train from Groningen to Zwolle

$76 - $307

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from London to Zwolle is to bus and train which costs £24 - £40 and takes 11 h 53 min.

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The quickest way to get from London to Zwolle is to fly and train which costs £65 - £250 and takes 4 h 35 min.

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No, there is no direct train from London to Zwolle. However, there are services departing from London St. Pancras Int. and arriving at Zwolle via Rotterdam Centraal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 57 min.

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The distance between London and Zwolle is 275 miles.

The best way to get from London to Zwolle without a car is to train which takes 4 h 57 min and costs £80 - £240.

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It takes approximately 4 h 57 min to get from London to Zwolle, including transfers.

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

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The quickest flight from London City Airport to Rotterdam Airport is the direct flight which takes 50 min.

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Zwolle is 1 h ahead of London. It is currently 11:33 AM in London and 12:33 PM in Zwolle.

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

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Map of how to get from London to Zwolle.
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  • Distance: 275 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 57 min

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

You can take a train from London to Zwolle via Rotterdam Centraal in around 4 h 57 min.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $240
Flights from London Stansted to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $270
Flights from London Luton to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $230
Flights from Southend to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $240
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 Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $750
Flights from London Heathrow to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $470
Flights from London Gatwick to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $310
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from London City to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $480
Flights from London Heathrow to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $410
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from London City to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $500
Flights from Southend to Groningen
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $500
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from London Luton to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $270
Train operators
Eurostar
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Website
eurostar.com
Train from London St. Pancras Int. to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
3 h 1 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$85 - $270
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$85 - $270
Premier
$200 - $310
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 Zwolle
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Utrecht Centraal to Zwolle
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $23
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Schiphol Airport to Zwolle
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $35
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Groningen to Zwolle
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $27
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
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
$171
Website
eurotunnel.com
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London St Pancras International LL to Luton Airport Parkway
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from London St Pancras International to Luton Airport Parkway
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$6 - $10
Off-Peak Single
$13 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $20
Anytime Single
$19 - $28
Bus operators
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 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 to Utrecht
Ave. Duration
10 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Website
Ouibus
Ferry operators

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

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There are 275+ hotels available in Zwolle. Prices start at $69 USD 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 £3 - £4.

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