The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Rotterdam to London is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
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3 h 19 m
3 h 33 m
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Of the 5 trains that leave Rotterdam for London every day 4 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
|Distance||198 miles (320 km)|
|Average train duration||3 h 19 min|
|Average train ticket price||$207 (€184)|
|Train frequency||1 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there is 1 direct train a day|
Trains from Rotterdam to London cover the 198 miles (320 km) long journey taking on average 3 h 19 min with our travel partners like Eurostar. Normally, there is 1 train operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around $207 (€184), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $97 (€86). Travelers depart most frequently from Rotterdam Centraal and arrive in London Victoria.
You can travel by train to London from Rotterdam with Eurostar for as low as $97 (€86). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best journey.
Eurostar is a high-speed train company operating in Europe, connecting the UK, France, Belgium, the Netherlands, and Germany including trains to London from Rotterdam. It offers a range of services, including Eurostar e320, Eurostar e300, and Eurostar International. The Eurostar e320 is the fastest service, travelling at up to 320 km/h, while the Eurostar e300 is slightly slower, travelling at up to 300 km/h. Both services offer comfortable seating, free Wi-Fi, and power sockets. Eurostar International is a slower service, travelling at up to 160 km/h, but it offers a more luxurious experience with larger seats and more onboard facilities. Eurostar offers a range of ticket types, including Standard, Standard Premier, and Business Premier. Standard tickets are the most affordable, while Business Premier tickets offer the most luxurious experience. The most popular routes for Eurostar are London to Paris, London to Brussels, and London to Amsterdam. All of these routes offer a fast and convenient way to travel between the UK and mainland Europe.
Eurostar from Rotterdam to London train information:
With up to 16 route options per day, travelers will find rail travel a quick and convenient option to reach London from Rotterdam. Thanks to high-speed Eurostar connections, passengers can expect journey times of as little as 4 hours. All services are indirect and require a change at Brussels-Midi to join the Eurostar service, though the first leg is offered by numerous providers. Departure times are spread throughout the day giving passengers a range of choice when planning their trip.
The first leg of the journey from the Dutch coastal town to Brussels-Midi, where passengers will join the Eurostar service, is serviced by Thalys and NS International. When passengers take a Eurostar train from Rotterdam there will still be a change required at Paris Gare du Nord as there are no direct services available.
Journey times from Rotterdam to London vary slightly. The fastest route is a combined service offered by Thalys and Eurostar and takes just under 4 hours. Other direct services take up to 5 hours 40 minutes, depending on the wait time at Brussels-Midi.
Each day passengers can choose from nearly 16 route options from Rotterdam to London. Departures are spread throughout the day, with services beginning at 8:30 a.m. on weekdays and a little later at 8:45 a.m. on weekends. Services are shared between Thalys and NS International who offer the first leg of the journey, and all services from Brussels-Midi to London St Pancras are offered by Eurostar.
Departure train station: Trains depart from Rotterdam Centraal, located directly in the heart of the city. The station has numerous tram, bus and metro connections, making it very accessible to all. The number 33 bus leaves Rotterdam The Hague airport for Rotterdam Centraal every 20 minutes, taking just over 20 minutes to complete the journey.
Arrival train station: All trains arrive at London St Pancras, located in the heart of the capital city. Numerous underground lines serve the station including Circle, Piccadilly, Hammersmith & City, Northern, Metropolitan and Victoria. Both London Kings Cross and Euston station are within walking distance, and numerous bus routes serve the station, stopping just outside.
When departing from Rotterdam, you have various train station options to start your trip from including Rotterdam Centraal, Rotterdam Noord and Rotterdam Blaak. When arriving in London, you can end your trip in train stations like London Victoria, London St Pancras International and London Paddington.
Passengers board the train most frequently from Rotterdam Centraal, which is located around 0.6 miles (876 m) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at London Victoria, located 1.8 miles (2.9 km) away from the city centre.
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