There are 8 ways to get from Oxford 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.

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Train  •  5 h 12 min

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

$127 - $332

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Bus  •  12 h 48 min

  1. Take the bus from Oxford City Centre, Queens Lane (Stop K4) to Victoria, Green Line Coach Station Oxford Tube / ...
  2. Take the bus from London to Rotterdam, Rotterdam CS 814 / ...

$35 - $77

6 alternative options

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  5 h 41 min

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

$241 - $278

Drive, carferry  •  7 h 6 min

  1. Drive from Oxford to Dover
  2. Take the carferry from Dover to Calais
  3. Drive from Calais to Rotterdam

$95 - $145

Train to London City, fly to Rotterdam  •  3 h 52 min

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

$114 - $350

Train to Birmingham, fly to Amsterdam, train  •  4 h 49 min

  1. Take the train from Oxford to Birmingham International
  2. Fly from Birmingham (BHX) to Amsterdam (AMS) BHX - AMS
  3. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Rotterdam Centraal

$99 - $274

Train to Southampton, fly to Amsterdam, train  •  5 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Oxford to Southampton Airport Parkway
  2. Fly from Southampton (SOU) to Amsterdam (AMS) SOU - AMS
  3. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Rotterdam Centraal

$101 - $267

Train to London Heathrow, fly to Amsterdam, train  •  5 h 3 min

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

$131 - $391

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Oxford to Rotterdam. However, there are services departing from Oxford City Centre, Queens Lane (Stop K4) and arriving at Rotterdam, Rotterdam CS via London. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 48 min.

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The distance between Oxford and Rotterdam is 246 miles.

The best way to get from Oxford to Rotterdam without a car is to train which takes 5 h 12 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 12 min to get from Oxford to Rotterdam, including transfers.

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Oxford to Rotterdam bus services, operated by Stagecoach Oxfordshire, depart from Oxford City Centre, Queens Lane (Stop K4) station.

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The best way to get from Oxford to Rotterdam is to train which takes 5 h 12 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 12 h 48 min.

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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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Oxford to Rotterdam bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Rotterdam, Rotterdam CS station.

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Rotterdam is 1 h ahead of Oxford. It is currently 11:06 AM in Oxford and 12:06 PM in Rotterdam.

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

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Map of how to get from Oxford to Rotterdam.
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  • Distance: 246.5 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 12 min

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

You can take a train from Oxford to Rotterdam via London Marylebone, Baker Street Underground Station, King's Cross St. Pancras Underground Station, and London St. Pancras Int. in around 5 h 12 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Oxford to Rotterdam via Victoria, Green Line Coach Station and London in around 12 h 48 min.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Birmingham to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $410
Flights from Southampton to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $430
Flights from London Heathrow to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $410
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 Heathrow to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $470
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Birmingham to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $320
Flights from Southampton to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $290
Train operators
Chiltern Railways
Phone
+44 345 600 5165
Website
chilternrailways.co.uk
Train from Oxford to London Marylebone
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
chilternrailways.co.uk
Advance Single
$21 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $60
Eurostar
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Contact Details
Website
eurostar.com
Train from London St. Pancras Int. to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
3 h 1 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$85 - $270
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$85 - $270
Premier
$200 - $310
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
$172
Website
eurotunnel.com
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Oxford to Birmingham International
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$29 - $45
Anytime Single
$40 - $65
Off-Peak Single
$30 - $45
Train from Oxford to Southampton Airport Parkway
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $45
Anytime Single
$45 - $70
Off-Peak Single
$30 - $50
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 Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $20
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Schiphol Airport to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $40
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$19 - $40
1st Class
$35 - $45
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Oxford to London Paddington
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $65
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$20 - $30
Advanced Single
$21 - $30
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $65
Bus operators
Stagecoach Oxfordshire
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Oxford City Centre, Queens Lane (Stop K4) to Victoria, Green Line Coach Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$18
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Oxford Bus Company
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from London to Rotterdam, Rotterdam CS
Ave. Duration
9 h 55 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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 Rotterdam
Ave. Duration
9 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$20 - $28
Website
Ouibus
Ferry operators

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