There are 11 ways to get from Rotterdam to Liverpool by train, bus, night 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  •  6h 26m

  1. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to London St Pancras Eurostar Eil
  2. Take the train from London Euston to Liverpool Lime Street

£164 - £550

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Bus  •  16h 14m

  1. Take the bus from Rotterdam to London 140 / ...
  2. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Liverpool One Bus Station, Canning Place National Express

£23 - £45

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Night bus, train  •  16h 11m

  1. Take the night bus from Rotterdam, Rotterdam CS to London N814 / ...
  2. Take the train from London Euston to Liverpool South Parkway

£88 - £128

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  8h 13m

  1. Drive from Rotterdam to Calais-Fréthun
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Calais-Fréthun to Folkestone
  3. Drive from Folkestone to Liverpool

£211 - £251

Drive, car ferry  •  9h 24m

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

£97 - £150

Train to Amsterdam Schiphol, fly to Liverpool  •  4h 29m

  1. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to Schiphol Airport
  2. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Liverpool (LPL) AMS - LPL

£40 - £251

Train to Amsterdam Schiphol, fly to Manchester, train  •  5h 29m

  1. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to Schiphol Airport
  2. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Manchester (MAN) AMS - MAN
  3. Take the train from Manchester Airport to Liverpool Lime Street

£49 - £229

Train to Amsterdam Schiphol, fly to Birmingham, train  •  6h

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

£72 - £238

Train to Amsterdam Schiphol, fly to Leeds Bradford, train  •  6h 27m

  1. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to Schiphol Airport
  2. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Leeds Bradford (LBA) AMS - LBA
  3. Take the train from Leeds to Liverpool Lime Street

£71 - £308

Fly Rotterdam to London City, train  •  5h 38m

  1. Fly from Rotterdam (RTM) to London City (LCY) RTM - LCY
  2. Take the train from London Euston to Liverpool Lime Street

£112 - £483

Train to Brussels, fly to Manchester, train  •  6h 33m

  1. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to Anvers-Central
  2. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Manchester (MAN) BRU - MAN
  3. Take the train from Manchester Airport to Liverpool Lime Street

£101 - £277

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Rotterdam to Liverpool is to bus which costs 26€ - 55€ and takes 16h 14m.

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The quickest way to get from Rotterdam to Liverpool is to train and fly which costs 45€ - 300€ and takes 4h 29m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Rotterdam to Liverpool station. However, there are services departing from Rotterdam and arriving at Liverpool One Bus Station, Canning Place via London Victoria Coach Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 16h 14m.

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No, there is no direct train from Rotterdam to Liverpool. However, there are services departing from Rotterdam Centraal and arriving at Liverpool Lime Street via London Euston. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 26m.

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The distance between Rotterdam and Liverpool is 331 miles.

The best way to get from Rotterdam to Liverpool without a car is to train which takes 6h 26m and costs 190€ - 650€.

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It takes approximately 6h 26m to get from Rotterdam to Liverpool, including transfers.

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Rotterdam to Liverpool bus services, operated by Eurolines FR, depart from Rotterdam station.

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

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The best way to get from Rotterdam to Liverpool is to train which takes 6h 26m and costs 190€ - 650€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 26€ - 55€ and takes 16h 14m.

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Map of how to get from Rotterdam to Liverpool.
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  • Distance: 330.7 miles
  • Duration: 6h 26m

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

You can take a train from Rotterdam to Liverpool via London St Pancras Eurostar and London Euston in around 6h 26m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Rotterdam to Liverpool One via London Victoria Coach Station in around 16h 14m.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£65 - £350
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£70 - £320
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Leeds Bradford
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£100 - £550
Flights from Brussels to Manchester via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£110 - £410
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£45 - £280
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£40 - £250
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Manchester via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£85 - £460
Flights from Rotterdam to London City
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
£60 - £330
Flights from Brussels to Manchester via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£90 - £410
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Liverpool
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£45 - £300
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£45 - £270
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Brussels to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£70 - £440
Jet2.com
Website
jet2.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Leeds Bradford
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£55 - £370
Ethiopian Airlines
Website
ethiopianairlines.com
Flights from Brussels to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£95 - £290
Train operators
Eurostar
Rome2rio's guide to Eurostar
Contact Details
Phone
+44 343 218 6186
Website
eurostar.com
Train from Rotterdam Centraal to London St Pancras Eurostar
Ave. Duration
3h 29m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
£100 - £300
Website
Eurostar
Business Premier
£270 - £300
Standard
£100 - £130
Standard Premier
£150 - £190
Virgin Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from London Euston to Liverpool Lime Street
Ave. Duration
2h 13m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£70 - £250
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£70 - £95
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£180 - £250
London Northwestern Railway
Phone
+44 121 634 2040
Email
comments@londonmidland.com
Website
londonmidland.com
Train from London Euston to Liverpool Lime Street
Ave. Duration
3h 54m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£55 - £85
Website
londonnorthwesternrailway.co.uk
Advanced Single
£30 - £50
Anytime Day Single
£55 - £85
Train from London Euston to Liverpool South Parkway
Ave. Duration
3h 42m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£60 - £85
Website
londonnorthwesternrailway.co.uk
Advanced Single
£35 - £50
Anytime Day Single
£60 - £85
Train from Birmingham International to Liverpool Lime Street
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£29 - £45
Website
londonnorthwesternrailway.co.uk
Advanced Single
£17 - £24
Anytime Day Single
£29 - £45
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Calais-Fréthun to Folkestone
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£131
Website
Eurotunnel
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 Rotterdam Centraal to Schiphol Airport
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£8 - £18
Website
NS
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Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
£8 - £11
1st Class
£13 - £18
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Rotterdam Centraal to Schiphol Airport
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£35 - £65
Website
Thalys
Standard
£35 - £50
Comfort
£45 - £60
Premium
£45 - £65
Train from Rotterdam Centraal to Anvers-Central
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£40 - £75
Website
Thalys
Standard
£40 - £55
Comfort
£50 - £65
Premium
£55 - £75
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Leeds to Liverpool Lime Street
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£23 - £35
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
£10 - £15
Off-Peak Day Single
£17 - £26
Anytime Day Single
£23 - £35
Bus operators
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Rotterdam to London
Ave. Duration
9h 45m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
£23 - £35
Website
Eurolines FR
Night bus from Rotterdam to London
Ave. Duration
10h 30m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
£25 - £35
Website
Eurolines FR
Blablabus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 10 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 Rotterdam to London - Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
9h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£14 - £18
Website
Blablabus
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Liverpool One Bus Station, Canning Place
Ave. Duration
5h 29m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
£9 - £12
Book at
National Express
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Night bus from Rotterdam, Rotterdam CS to London
Ave. Duration
10h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£23 - £28
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ferry operators

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The quickest flight from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Liverpool Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 25m.

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Rotterdam to Liverpool bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Liverpool One Bus Station, Canning Place.

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Liverpool is 1h behind Rotterdam. It is currently 11:40 AM in Rotterdam and 10:40 AM in Liverpool.

Rotterdam to Liverpool train services, operated by Virgin Trains, arrive at Liverpool Lime Street station.

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easyJet offers flights from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Liverpool Airport.

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Book your Rotterdam to Liverpool bus tickets online with Distribusion and Distribusion.

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There are 941+ hotels available in Liverpool. Prices start at £75 per night.

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The best way to get from Rotterdam to Rotterdam Airport is to line 33 bus which takes 19 min and costs 2€.

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