There are 10 ways to get from Rotterdam to Clacton-on-Sea by train, bus, car ferry, car, car train 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  •  6 h 27 min

  1. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to Bruxelles-Midi Tha
  2. Take the train from Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar to London St. Pancras International Est
  3. Take the train from London Liverpool Street to Clacton-on-Sea

$148 - $330

Cheapest option

Car ferry  •  10 h 42 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Hook of Holland to Harwich

$71 - $84

8 alternative options

Bus, train  •  10 h 3 min

  1. Take the bus from Rotterdam to Brussels City Center - Midi Train station
  2. Take the bus from Brussels City Center - Midi Train station to Lille
  3. Take the train from Gare de Lille Europe to London St. Pancras International
  4. Take the bus from London Stratford to Clacton-on-Sea

$78 - $183

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  5 h 29 min

  1. Drive from Rotterdam to Calais
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Calais to Folkestone
  3. Drive from Folkestone to Clacton-on-Sea

$253 - $288

Drive, car ferry  •  6 h 28 min

  1. Drive from Rotterdam to Calais
  2. Take the car ferry from Calais to Dover
  3. Drive from Dover to Clacton-on-Sea

$97 - $143

Fly Rotterdam to London City, train  •  4 h 26 min

  1. Fly from Rotterdam (RTM) to London City (LCY) RTM - LCY
  2. Take the train from Stratford (London) to Clacton-on-Sea

$100 - $332

Train to Amsterdam, fly to Norwich, train  •  5 h 26 min

  1. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to Schiphol (Airport)
  2. Fly from Amsterdam (AMS) to Norwich (NWI) AMS - NWI
  3. Take the train from Norwich to Colchester

$144 - $422

Train to Amsterdam, fly to London City, train  •  5 h 37 min

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

$105 - $358

Train to Amsterdam, fly to London Stansted, train  •  5 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to Schiphol (Airport)
  2. Fly from Amsterdam (AMS) to London Stansted (STN) AMS - STN
  3. Take the train from Chelmsford to Clacton-on-Sea

$76 - $264

Train to Amsterdam, fly to Southend, train  •  6 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to Schiphol (Airport)
  2. Fly from Amsterdam (AMS) to Southend (SEN) AMS - SEN
  3. Take the train from Shenfield to Clacton-on-Sea

$86 - $258

What companies run services between Rotterdam, Netherlands and Clacton-on-Sea, England?

You can take a train from Rotterdam to Clacton-on-Sea via Bruxelles-Midi, Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar, London St. Pancras International, King's Cross St. Pancras Underground Station, Liverpool Street Underground Station, and London Liverpool Street in around 6 h 27 min.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Rotterdam to London City
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $430
Flights from Amsterdam to London City
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $750
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Norwich
Ave. Duration
51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Flights from Amsterdam to London City
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $480
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Amsterdam to London Stansted
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $270
Flights from Amsterdam to Southend
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $240
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Amsterdam to London City
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $500
Train operators
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Rotterdam Centraal to Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$45 - $70
1st Class
$70 - $90
Train from Rotterdam Centraal to Schiphol (Airport)
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $40
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$20 - $40
1st Class
$40 - $50
Eurostar
Website
eurostar.com
Train from Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar to London St. Pancras International
Ave. Duration
2 h 7 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$70 - $210
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$70 - $210
Premier
$170 - $250
Train from Gare de Lille Europe to London St. Pancras International
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$55 - $150
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$55 - $150
Premier
$130 - $180
Greater Anglia
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Train from London Liverpool Street to Clacton-on-Sea
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Stratford (London) to Clacton-on-Sea
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Norwich to Colchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Chelmsford to Clacton-on-Sea
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $28
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Shenfield to Clacton-on-Sea
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Calais to Folkestone
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$184
Website
eurotunnel.com
Dutch Railways (NS)
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Rotterdam Centraal to Schiphol (Airport)
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $21
Website
ns.nl
Purchase a
eurail.com
Bus operators
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Rotterdam to Brussels City Center - Midi Train station
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Brussels City Center - Midi Train station to Lille
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
Ouibus
Ferry operators

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Rotterdam and Clacton-on-Sea is 229 km.

The cheapest way to get from Rotterdam to Clacton-on-Sea is to car ferry which costs 55€ - 70€ and takes 10 h 42 min.

The quickest way to get from Rotterdam to Clacton-on-Sea is to fly and train which takes 4 h 26 min and costs 80€ - 270€.

It takes approximately 6 h 27 min to get from Rotterdam to Clacton-on-Sea, including transfers.