There are 11 ways to get from Rotterdam to Port of Southampton 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.

Recommended option

Train  •  5 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to London St. Pancras International
  2. Take the train from London Waterloo to Southampton Central

$114 - $314

Cheapest option

Bus  •  13 h

  1. Take the bus from Rotterdam to London Ouibus
  2. Take the bus from Belgravia, Victoria Coach Station to Southampton City Centre, Coach Station 032 / ...

$40 - $55

9 alternative options

Night bus, train  •  13 h 48 min

  1. Take the night bus from Rotterdam, Rotterdam CS to London N814
  2. Take the train from London Victoria to Southampton Central

$103 - $166

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  5 h 47 min

  1. Drive from Rotterdam to Calais
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Calais to Folkestone
  3. Drive from Folkestone to Port of Southampton

$246 - $281

Drive, car ferry  •  7 h 4 min

  1. Drive from Rotterdam to Calais
  2. Take the car ferry from Calais to Dover
  3. Drive from Dover to Port of Southampton

$98 - $148

Train to Amsterdam, fly to Southampton  •  3 h 52 min

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

$59 - $220

Fly Rotterdam to London City, train  •  4 h 20 min

  1. Fly from Rotterdam (RTM) to London City (LCY) RTM - LCY
  2. Take the train from London Waterloo to Southampton Central

$98 - $330

Train to Amsterdam, fly to London City, train  •  5 h 30 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 London Waterloo to Southampton Central

$103 - $338

Train to Amsterdam, fly to Bristol, train  •  6 h 20 min

  1. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to Schiphol Airport
  2. Fly from Amsterdam (AMS) to Bristol (BRS) AMS - BRS
  3. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to Southampton Central

$112 - $305

Train to Amsterdam, fly to London Gatwick, train  •  5 h 59 min

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

$91 - $252

Train to Amsterdam, fly to London Heathrow, train  •  6 h 1 min

  1. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to Schiphol Airport
  2. Fly from Amsterdam (AMS) to London Heathrow (LHR) AMS - LHR
  3. Take the train from London Paddington to Reading
  4. Take the train from Reading to Southampton Central

$152 - $405

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Rotterdam to Port of Southampton is to bus which costs 30€ - 50€ and takes 13 h.

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The quickest way to get from Rotterdam to Port of Southampton is to train and fly which costs 50€ - 190€ and takes 3 h 52 min.

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The distance between Rotterdam and Port of Southampton is 423 km.

It takes approximately 5 h 36 min to get from Rotterdam to Port of Southampton, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Rotterdam to Port of Southampton station. However, there are services departing from Rotterdam and arriving at Southampton City Centre, Coach Station via Belgravia, Victoria Coach Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13 h.

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What companies run services between Rotterdam, Netherlands and Port of Southampton, England?

You can take a train from Rotterdam to Port of Southampton via London St. Pancras International, Euston Underground Station, Waterloo Underground Station, and London Waterloo in around 5 h 36 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Rotterdam to Port of Southampton via London and Belgravia, Victoria Coach Station in around 13 h.

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
Flights from Amsterdam to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $310
Flights from Amsterdam to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $470
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Southampton
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $430
Flights from Amsterdam to London City
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $480
Flights from Amsterdam to Bristol
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Amsterdam to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $410
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Bristol
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $370
Flights from Amsterdam to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $240
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Southampton
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $290
Flights from Amsterdam to London City
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $500
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
$85 - $270
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$85 - $270
Premier
$200 - $320
South Western Railway
Phone
0345 6000 650
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Train from London Waterloo to Southampton Central
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Clapham Junction to Southampton Central
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
southwesternrailway.com
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
$172
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
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Southampton Central
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$23 - $40
Advanced Single
$25 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $75
Train from London Paddington to Reading
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$12 - $20
Advanced Single
$14 - $20
Anytime Day Single
$19 - $35
Bus operators
National Express
FlixBus
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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
9 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $70
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ferry operators

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