How to travel from Rotterdam to London

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from Rotterdam to London

You can get from Rotterdam to London by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation

To get from Rotterdam to London on Jul 04 we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

07:15PMRotterdam The Hague Airport0h55 07:10PMLondon City Airport
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11:55AMRotterdam, Conradstraat10h20 09:15PMLondon
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03:15PMRotterdam The Hague Airport0h55 03:10PMLondon City Airport
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07:00PMRotterdam, Conradstraat14h15 08:15AMLondon
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02:28PMRotterdam Centraal3h33 05:01PMLondon St Pancras
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Travel Information from Rotterdam to London

distanceDistance198 miles (320 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight, ferry or train
fastestFastest modeFlight • $89 (€80) • 50 min
carriersPopular travel companiesBlaBlaCar Bus, BA Cityflyer or Eurostar

Travel 198 miles (320 km) by bus, flight, ferry or train between Rotterdam and London. The most popular travel companies which serve this route are BlaBlaCar Bus, BA Cityflyer or Eurostar among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus, flight or train from Rotterdam to London.

How to get from Rotterdam to London

The Best Way According to our Users

If you want to travel from Rotterdam to London there are several options available to you. For this route, however, 66,26% of our customers choose the bus as their preferred method of transportation. Nowadays, traveling by bus is a relaxing and entertaining experience. Most bus companies offer different on-board services; ranging from "welcome drinks" to free wi-fi or personal entertainment. For this reason, the bus is often chosen as the best way to get from Rotterdam to London. Bus companies normally offer comfortable journeys for reasonable prices, and if you choose to travel on a night bus you can even save the money of one night in a hotel. For that reason, the bus is most likely the cheapest way to get to your destination.

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Travel Tips: Travel from Rotterdam to London

Travel to London easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Rotterdam to London.

International travel from Rotterdam, Netherlands to London, United Kingdom is: Fully open.

Can I enter United Kingdom if coming from Netherlands?

Entry into United Kingdom is currently allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Netherlands.

Am I required to self-quarantine upon arrival to London if traveling from Rotterdam?

Conditions of entry:

  • There are no current restrictions

What measures do I need to follow in London, United Kingdom due to the pandemic?

All travelers in United Kingdom must observe the following coronavirus safety measures:

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

The information above was last checked on 7/1/22; however, this can change before your date of travel so please make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your upcoming trip to London from Rotterdam.

Return travel to Rotterdam, Netherlands from United Kingdom is: Fully open.

Are there any travel restrictions on reentering Netherlands from United Kingdom?

Entry into Netherlands is allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of United Kingdom.

Are there requirements to self-quarantine on arrival into Netherlands from United Kingdom?

Requirements for reentering Netherlands:

  • Entry is allowed for fully vaccinated travellers or those who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months

What are the requirements for social distancing and wearing face masks in Netherlands?

All travelers must abide by the following measures in Netherlands to reduce the spread of coronavirus in the country:

  • Social distance: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face masks: Recommended

The above information about your return travel to Rotterdam, Netherlands was last verified on 6/27/22. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to your planned date of travel to Rotterdam from London.

There are 4 ways to get from Rotterdam to London: bus, flight, ferry or train.

The cheapest way to go to London from Rotterdam is by taking a ferry, which costs on average $1 (€1).

This is compared to other ways of getting to London:

Taking a ferry is about $105 (€94) less than taking a bus, which costs on average $105 (€94) for this route.

A ferry is $89 (€80) less than a flight for this journey with tickets for a flight from Rotterdam to London costing on average $89 (€80).

Taking a ferry is usually $316 (€282) less than taking a train to London, which costs on average $316 (€282) for the same trip.

The fastest way from Rotterdam to London is by flight with an average journey time of 50 min.

There are alternative travel options to London that can usually take longer:

In comparison, traveling by bus can take you on average 10 h 15 min.

In comparison, getting to London by ferry can take on average 0 h 0 min.

In comparison, taking a train requires on average 3 h 29 min   of travel time.

London is approximately 198 miles (320 km) away from Rotterdam.

The average frequency per day from Rotterdam to London is:

  • 1 bus per day.
  • 2 trains a day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip from Rotterdam to London as scheduled services by bus, flight, ferry or train can vary by season or day of the week.

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from Rotterdam to London:

  • Most travelers take a flight from Rotterdam The Hague Airport to London Heathrow Airport.
  • Most travelers catch their train from Rotterdam Centraal and arrive in London Victoria.

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Rotterdam to London, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Travel with BlaBlaCar Bus to go to London by bus. For a good deal on tickets, you can find BlaBlaCar Bus Rotterdam to London tickets on Omio for $105 (€94).
  • BA Cityflyer can take you to London by plane. If searching for a good deal on flights, you can find tickets for BA Cityflyer from Rotterdam to London for $89 (€80).
  • Eurostar can get you to London by train. You can find a good deal for train tickets with Eurostar from Rotterdam to London for $316 (€282) on Omio.

Yes, there are direct services available from Rotterdam to London with the following travel companies:

  • You'll find 1 direct bus per day with Flixbus.
  • You can take a direct train with Eurostar with 2 direct trains per day.

Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to London as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets between Rotterdam and London.

Looking to extend your trip from Rotterdam to London? Many Omio customers who go from Rotterdam to London usually extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Paris, Amsterdam or Brussels. If you're looking to explore Paris, Amsterdam or Brussels from London, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.

Before traveling from Rotterdam to London, it’s good to know what ticket you can book and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • A bus ticket for this trip costs on average $105 (€94) one way.
  • A plane ticket for this trip costs on average $89 (€80) one way.
  • A ferry ticket for this route is costing $1 (€1) one way on average.
  • A train ticket for this journey is costing $316 (€282) one way on average.

But we recommend booking Rotterdam to London tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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