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There are 8 ways to get from Rotterdam Centraal Station to London by train, bus, car, car train, car ferry or plane

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Train  •  3h 32m

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

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Bus  •  11h 15m

  1. Take the bus from Rotterdam Central Station to London Victoria Coach Station 814 / ...

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Drive, Eurotunnel  •  5h 9m

  1. Drive from Rotterdam Centraal Station to Calais-Fréthun
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Calais-Fréthun to Folkestone
  3. Drive from Folkestone to London

Drive, car ferry  •  7h

  1. Drive from Rotterdam Centraal Station to Dunkirk
  2. Take the car ferry from Dunkirk to Port of Dover
  3. Drive from Port of Dover to London

Fly Rotterdam to London City  •  2h 44m

  1. Fly from Rotterdam (RTM) to London City (LCY) RTM - LCY

Train to Amsterdam Schiphol, fly to London City  •  3h 56m

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

Train to Amsterdam Schiphol, fly to London Heathrow  •  3h 55m

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

Train to Amsterdam Schiphol, fly to London Gatwick, train  •  4h 16m

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

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The cheapest way to get from Rotterdam Centraal Station to London is to bus which costs €30 - €60 and takes 11h 15m.

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The fastest way to get from Rotterdam Centraal Station to London is to fly which takes 2h 44m and costs €85 - €280.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Rotterdam Central Station station and arriving at London Victoria Coach Station station. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 11h 10m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Rotterdam Centraal and arriving at London St Pancras Intl. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3h 29m.

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The distance between Rotterdam Centraal Station and London is 200 miles.

The best way to get from Rotterdam Centraal Station to London without a car is to train which takes 3h 32m and costs €120 - €380.

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The train from Rotterdam Centraal to London St Pancras Intl takes 3h 29m including transfers and departs twice daily.

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Rotterdam Centraal Station to London bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Rotterdam Central Station.

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Rotterdam Centraal Station to London train services, operated by Eurostar, depart from Rotterdam Centraal station.

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The best way to get from Rotterdam Centraal Station to London is to train which takes 3h 32m and costs €120 - €380. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €30 - €60 and takes 11h 15m, you could also fly, which costs €85 - €280 and takes 2h 44m.

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Map of how to get from Rotterdam Centraal Station to London.
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  • Distance: 200.1 miles
  • Duration: 3h 32m

What companies run services between Rotterdam Centraal Station, Netherlands and London, England?

Eurostar operates a train from Rotterdam Centraal to London St Pancras Intl twice daily. Tickets cost £110 - £330 and the journey takes 3h 29m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Rotterdam Central Station to London Victoria Coach Station once daily. Tickets cost £35 - £50 and the journey takes 11h 10m. BlaBlaCar Bus also services this route once daily.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Rotterdam to London City
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£90 - £230
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to London City
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£75 - £430
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£55 - £280
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£45 - £550
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to London City
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£80 - £360
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£70 - £410
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£30 - £410
Train operators
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Calais-Fréthun to Folkestone
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
https://www.eurotunnel.com/uk/
Dutch Railways (NS)
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Rotterdam Centraal to Schiphol Airport
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£8 - £21
Website
https://www.ns.nl/en
2nd Class Full Fare
£8 - £12
1st Class Full Fare
£14 - £21
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Rotterdam Centraal to Schiphol Airport
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£22 - £50
Website
https://www.thalys.com/fr/en
Standard
£22 - £35
Comfort
£24 - £35
Premium
£35 - £50
Gatwick Express
Phone
+44 345 850 1530
Website
gatwickexpress.com
Train from Gatwick Airport to London Victoria
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£12
Schedules at
https://www.gatwickexpress.com/travel-information/plan-your-journey/timetables
Website
https://www.gatwickexpress.com/
Anytime Day SIngle
£12
Bus operators
FlixBus
Rome2Rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Rotterdam Central Station to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
11h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£35 - £50
Website
https://www.flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
For more information, please visit this page
Ferry operators
DFDS Seaways
Phone
+45 33 42 30 10
Email
incoming@dfdsseaways.dk​​
Website
dfds.com
Car ferry from Dunkirk to Port of Dover
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£65 - £120
Website
https://www.dfds.com/en
Standard Car - Economy
£67
Standard Car - Flexi
£117

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The quickest flight from Rotterdam Airport to London City Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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Rotterdam Centraal Station to London bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at London Victoria Coach Station.

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London is 1h behind Rotterdam Centraal Station. It is currently 6:14 PM in Rotterdam Centraal Station and 5:14 PM in London.

Rotterdam Centraal Station to London train services, operated by Eurostar, arrive at London St Pancras Intl station.

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

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