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3 h 59 m
3 h 59 m
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It's difficult to get from Rotterdam to London without transferring at least once.
|Distance||198 miles (320 km)|
|Average train duration||3 h 32 min|
|Average train ticket price||$210 (€202)|
|Train frequency||2 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 2 direct trains a day|
Trains from Rotterdam to London cover the 198 miles (320 km) long journey taking on average 3 h 32 min with our travel partners like Eurostar. Normally, there are 2 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as $103 (€99), but the average price of train tickets is $210 (€202). Travelers depart most frequently from Rotterdam Centraal and arrive in London Victoria.
Find the best trains to London from Rotterdam with Omio's travel partners Eurostar from $103 (€99). We can find you the best deals, schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the best route.
Eurostar is the premier high-speed railway service which connects the United Kingdom with Europe through the Channel Tunnel, also known as the Chunnel, with journeys connecting London St Pancras International with Paris, Brussels and Amsterdam among other popular European cities. With its high-speed service reaching speeds up to 186 mph (300 km/h), the Eurostar makes travel between the UK and Europe as smooth and easy as possible. When you book your Rotterdam to London train, you can choose between ticket types like Standard, Standard Premier (with spacious seats and light refreshments served), and Business Premier (with flexible travel options, spacious seats, lounge access, hot meals served and priority boarding).
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.
Travel between Rotterdam, Netherlands and London, United Kingdom by train is: Unrestricted.
International entry status: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Netherlands
Conditions of entry:
When traveling in United Kingdom, you must follow these COVID-19 safety rules:
The information above was last checked on 9/28/22. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train between Rotterdam and London before traveling.
Return travel from United Kingdom to Netherlands is: Unrestricted.
Entry into Netherlands is allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of United Kingdom
Requirements for reentering:
The government of Netherlands has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
Last checked on 9/26/22. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations closer to the travel date of your train to Rotterdam from London.
There are a few train stations in Rotterdam to start your route from including Rotterdam Centraal, Rotterdam Noord and Rotterdam Blaak. In London you have a few train station options to choose from for your arrival including London Victoria, London Euston and London Kings Cross.
Omio customers traveling this route depart most frequently from Rotterdam Centraal and arrive in London Victoria.
Passengers board their train most frequently from Rotterdam Centraal and travel around 0.6 miles (875 m) from the city center to this train station.
Passengers traveling this route most often arrive at London Victoria and need to travel approximately 1.8 miles (2.9 km) from the train station to the city center in London.
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