Rotterdam to London train

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458

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03:58PMRotterdam Centraal3h59 06:57PMLondon St Pancras
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4581One-way

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Fastest train times from Rotterdam to London

Showing times and prices for Sep 30

Fastest Journey

3 h 59 m

Average

3 h 59 m

Trains per day

1

Distance

321 km

It's difficult to get from Rotterdam to London without transferring at least once.

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03:58PMRotterdam Centraal3h59 06:57PMLondon St Pancras
1 transfer
4581One-way

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Overview: Train from Rotterdam to London

distanceDistance198 miles (320 km)
durationAverage train duration3 h 32 min
priceAverage train ticket price$210 (€202)
frequencyTrain frequency2 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 2 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesEurostar

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.

Train companies: Eurostar from Rotterdam to London trains

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

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:

  • Average Duration: 2 h 29 min
  • Average Price: $103
  • Eurostar frequency: 2 a day

Trains from Rotterdam to London

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.

Which train companies travel from Rotterdam to London?

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.

How long is the train from Rotterdam to London?

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.

How many trains are there from Rotterdam to London?

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.

What are the departure and arrival stations for trains from Rotterdam to London?

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 Tips: Trains from Rotterdam to London

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FAQs

Travel between Rotterdam, Netherlands and London, United Kingdom by train is: Unrestricted.

What is the status of international entry into United Kingdom from Netherlands?

International entry status: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Netherlands

Do I need to self-quarantine on arrival in United Kingdom from Rotterdam?

Conditions of entry:

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the safety rules to follow in London, United Kingdom?

When traveling in United Kingdom, you must follow these COVID-19 safety rules:

  • Physical distance requirement: metre (s) ( feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Regional advice

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.

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Rotterdam from London?

Entry into Netherlands is allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of United Kingdom

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Netherlands from London?

Requirements for reentering:

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the safety rules to follow in Rotterdam, Netherlands?

The government of Netherlands has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Physical distance requirement: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Recommended

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.

If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find cheap Rotterdam to London trains for as little as $103 (€99)  in the next 7 days.
The Rotterdam to London train ticket price is on average $210 (€202)  if you are looking to book your tickets for this route in the next week.
The distance between Rotterdam and London by train is approximately 198 miles (320 km).
On average the Rotterdam to London train time is 3 h 32 min  covering the 198 miles (320 km) long route, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.

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.

If you're looking for trains from Rotterdam to London, you can rely on Eurostar to get you to London. It's also good to check out all possible train providers for the Rotterdam to London route to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
The average number of trains departing Rotterdam for London is 2 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
The earliest train for this trip departs from Rotterdam at 6: 28 AM. The last train leaves from Rotterdam at 8: 11 PM. Check Omio for the latest train schedule from Rotterdam to London and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.
You can find trains to London from Rotterdam to cost on average $210 (€202) one way if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend buying train tickets in advance to score the best deals and save money on your trip. You’ll see tickets for the Rotterdam to London train generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Rotterdam
London
Rotterdam Centraal is the most popular Rotterdam railway station for Omio travelers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Rotterdam for your trip to London.
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Phone Number
+31 302357822
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Mon - Sun: 00: 00 - 24: 00
Public transit options for Rotterdam Centraal
Subway lines: D, E
Bus lines: 33, 34, 38, 39, 40, 44, 48
Tram lines: 4, 7, 8, 12, 20, 21, 23, 24, 25
Train lines: NS Intercity, NS Intercity Direct, NS Sprinter, NS Nachtnet, Thalys, Eurostar

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