There are 11 ways to get from Rotterdam to Leicester 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  •  5 h 18 min

  1. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to London St. Pancras International
  2. Take the train from London St Pancras International to Leicester

$105 - $327

Cheapest option

Bus  •  13 h 31 min

  1. Take the bus from Rotterdam to London Ouibus / ...
  2. Take the bus from London Victoria to Leicester St Margarets Bus Station National Express

$40 - $94

9 alternative options

Car ferry, train  •  14 h 14 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Hook of Holland to Harwich
  2. Take the train from Harwich International to Cambridge
  3. Take the train from Cambridge to Leicester

$136 - $181

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  6 h 24 min

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

$246 - $286

Drive, car ferry  •  7 h 39 min

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

$108 - $158

Fly Rotterdam to London City, train  •  4 h 42 min

  1. Fly from Rotterdam (RTM) to London City (LCY) RTM - LCY
  2. Take the train from London St Pancras International to Leicester

$97 - $362

Train to Amsterdam, fly to Birmingham, train  •  5 h 21 min

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

$89 - $284

Train to Amsterdam, fly to London Luton, train  •  5 h 17 min

  1. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to Schiphol Airport
  2. Fly from Amsterdam (AMS) to London Luton (LTN) AMS - LTN
  3. Take the train from Luton Airport Parkway to Leicester

$79 - $217

Train to Amsterdam, fly to East Midlands  •  5 h 19 min

  1. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to Schiphol Airport
  2. Fly from Amsterdam (AMS) to East Midlands (EMA) AMS - EMA

$72 - $278

Train to Brussels, fly to East Midlands  •  6 h 11 min

  1. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to Antwerpen-Centraal
  2. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to East Midlands (EMA) BRU - EMA

$111 - $728

Train to Eindhoven, fly to London Stansted, train  •  7 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to Eindhoven
  2. Fly from Eindhoven (EIN) to London Stansted (STN) EIN - STN
  3. Take the train from Stansted Airport to Leicester

$99 - $279

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Rotterdam to Leicester is to bus which costs 35€ - 85€ and takes 13 h 31 min.

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The quickest way to get from Rotterdam to Leicester is to fly and train which costs 85€ - 320€ and takes 4 h 42 min.

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The distance between Rotterdam and Leicester is 390 km.

It takes approximately 5 h 18 min to get from Rotterdam to Leicester, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Rotterdam to Leicester station. However, there are services departing from Rotterdam and arriving at Leicester St Margarets Bus Station via London Victoria. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13 h 31 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Rotterdam to Leicester. However, there are services departing from Rotterdam Centraal and arriving at Leicester via London St Pancras International. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 18 min.

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The best way to get from Rotterdam to Leicester without a car is to train which takes 5 h 18 min and costs 90€ - 290€.

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Leicester is 1 h behind Rotterdam. It is currently 4:41 PM in Rotterdam and 3:41 PM in Leicester.

Map of how to get from Rotterdam to Leicester.
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  • Distance: 243.6 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 18 min

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

You can take a train from Rotterdam to Leicester via London St. Pancras International and London St Pancras International in around 5 h 18 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Rotterdam to Leicester via London and London Victoria in around 13 h 31 min.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Amsterdam to London Luton
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $230
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $320
Flights from Amsterdam to East Midlands
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $440
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $410
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Rotterdam to London City
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $430
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Amsterdam to London Luton
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $270
BMI Regional
Website
flybmi.com
Flights from Brussels to East Midlands
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $950
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Eindhoven to London Stansted
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $240
Train operators
Eurostar
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Contact Details
Website
eurostar.com
Train from Rotterdam Centraal to London St. Pancras International
Ave. Duration
3 h 29 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$80 - $270
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$80 - $270
Premier
$200 - $310
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from London St Pancras International to Leicester
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$22 - $35
Off-Peak Single
$40 - $70
Anytime Day Single
$45 - $65
Anytime Single
$60 - $95
Train from Luton Airport Parkway to Leicester
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$15 - $23
Off-Peak Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $45
Anytime Single
$45 - $65
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Cambridge to Leicester
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $80
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $55
Anytime Single
$50 - $80
Off-Peak Single
$40 - $65
Train from Birmingham New Street to Leicester
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$24 - $40
Anytime Single
$30 - $55
Off-Peak Single
$21 - $35
Train from Stansted Airport to Leicester
Ave. Duration
2 h 19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$35 - $60
Anytime Single
$60 - $90
Off-Peak Single
$50 - $80
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
$167
Website
eurotunnel.com
Dutch Railways (NS)
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Rotterdam Centraal to Schiphol Airport
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $20
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Rotterdam Centraal to Eindhoven
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $26
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Rotterdam Centraal to Antwerpen-Centraal
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$30 - $50
1st Class
$50 - $65
Bus operators
Ferry operators

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