|Distance||198 miles (320 km)|
|Average train duration||3 h 29 min|
|Average train ticket price||$148 (€123)|
|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 trip taking on average 3 h 29 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 route costs around $148 (€123), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $94 (€78). Travelers depart most frequently from Rotterdam Centraal and arrive in London Victoria.
Eurostar trains will get you to London from Rotterdam from $94 (€78). With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best train times and tickets for your trip.
Eurostar is the exclusive high-speed railway service connecting the United Kingdom with countries in continental Europe like France, Belgium and the Netherlands. Most Eurostar trains travel through the Channel Tunnel, also known as the Chunnel, between the UK and France. With a high-speed train service reaching speeds up to 186 mph (300 km/h), you will travel between Rotterdam and London in ultimate comfort coupled with modern, comfortable seats and large windows. When booking your Eurostar train from Rotterdam to London, you can choose between three ticket types: Standard, Standard Premier (with light refreshments served and spacious seats), and Business Premier (with flexible travel options, spacious seating, lounge access, priority boarding and hot meal served).
When you buy your Eurostar train tickets between Rotterdam and London don't forget to keep the following COVID-19 related policies in mind:
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.
Travel between Rotterdam, Netherlands and London, United Kingdom by train is: Partially open.
International entry status: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Netherlands
Conditions of entry:
All travelers in United Kingdom must observe these coronavirus safety measures:
The information above was last checked on 11/26/21. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to London from Rotterdam as this information can change.
The restriction level for your return train to Rotterdam, Netherlands from London is: Partially open.
International entry is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of United Kingdom
Conditions of reentry:
The government of Netherlands has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
Last checked on 11/25/21. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Rotterdam from London closer to your date of departure here here.
Some of the Rotterdam train stations to London you can start your journey from include Rotterdam Centraal, Rotterdam Noord and Rotterdam Blaak. Similarly, some of the arrival train stations in London include London Victoria, London Euston and London Kings Cross.
When traveling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Rotterdam Centraal and arriving in London Victoria.
Passengers board the train most frequently from Rotterdam Centraal, which is located around 0.4 miles (659 m) away from the city center, and they get off the train at London Victoria, located 1.2 miles (2 km) away from the city center.
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