There are 10 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.

Recommended option

Train  •  5 h 13 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 - $343

Cheapest option

Bus  •  11 h 37 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 Ouibus

$33 - $48

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Bus, train  •  5 h 36 min

  1. Take the bus from Oxford City Centre, Queens Lane (Stop K5) to Marylebone, York Street X90
  2. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Rotterdam Centraal

$102 - $305

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

$243 - $280

Drive, car ferry  •  6 h 5 min

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

$95 - $145

Train to London City, fly to Rotterdam  •  3 h 54 min

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

$114 - $351

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

$133 - $392

Train to Birmingham, fly to Amsterdam, train  •  4 h 51 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

$100 - $275

Train to Southampton, fly to Amsterdam, train  •  5 h 7 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

$102 - $268

Train, train to London Gatwick, fly to Amsterdam  •  6 h 14 min

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

$94 - $313

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Oxford to Rotterdam is to bus which costs £25 - £40 and takes 11 h 37 min.

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The quickest way to get from Oxford to Rotterdam is to train and fly which costs £85 - £270 and takes 3 h 54 min.

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The distance between Oxford and Rotterdam is 246 miles.

It takes approximately 5 h 13 min to get from Oxford to Rotterdam, including transfers.

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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 via London. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 37 min.

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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 13 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Oxford to Rotterdam via Victoria, Green Line Coach Station and London in around 11 h 37 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 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 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $310
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $410
Flights from Birmingham to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 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
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Birmingham to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 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
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $240
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Southampton to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $430
Flights from Southampton to Amsterdam via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $900
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
$40 - $60
Website
chilternrailways.co.uk
Advance Single
$22 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $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 - $280
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$85 - $280
Premier
$210 - $320
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
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 - $35
Advanced Single
$21 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $65
Train from Oxford to Reading
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $27
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$10 - $17
Advanced Single
$12 - $17
Anytime Day Single
$15 - $27
Train from Reading to Gatwick Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$28 - $55
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$17 - $26
Advanced Single
$18 - $27
Anytime Day Single
$28 - $55
Dutch Railways (NS)
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Schiphol Airport to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 30 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 - $50
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 - $50
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 - $50
Anytime Single
$45 - $70
Off-Peak Single
$30 - $50
Train from Oxford to Reading
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$23 - $35
Anytime Single
$30 - $50
Off-Peak Single
$16 - $25
Bus operators
Oxford Bus Company
Phone
+44 1865 785400
Email
info@oxfordbus.co.uk
Website
oxfordbus.co.uk
Bus from Oxford City Centre, Queens Lane (Stop K5) to Marylebone, York Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $22
Schedules at
oxfordbus.co.uk
Bus from Oxford City Centre, Queens Lane (Stop K5) to Victoria, Green Line Coach Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 54 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $23
Schedules at
oxfordbus.co.uk
Stagecoach Oxfordshire
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Oxford City Centre, Queens Lane (Stop K4) to Victoria, Green Line Coach Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 54 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$19
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Ferry operators

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