|Distance||198 miles (320 km)|
|Average train duration||3 h 28 min|
|Average train ticket price||£114 (€126)|
|Train frequency||1 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there is 1 direct train a day|
Trains from London to Rotterdam cover the 198 miles (320 km) long route taking on average 3 h 28 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 £114, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £90. Travellers depart most frequently from London Victoria and arrive in Rotterdam Centraal.
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Eurostar is the premier high-speed railway service which connects the United Kingdom with Europe through the Channel Tunnel 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 London to Rotterdam 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).
Train information from London to Rotterdam with Eurostar:
Eurostar has updated its ticket policies due to the coronavirus. Keep these in mind when booking your Eurostar tickets from London to Rotterdam and when travelling by train:
With 9 trains a day from London to Rotterdam, passengers won't have any problem getting from the UK to this dynamic Netherlands city. Journeys are as short as 3 hours when travelling direct by Eurostar, and there are options for transfers in both Brussels and Paris. With trains running throughout the day, this route has departure and arrival times to suit any business or leisure schedule.
All direct services from London to Rotterdam are high-speed trains provided by Eurostar. For journeys that require a transfer, the first train from London to is operated by Eurostar, and the connecting train to Rotterdam will be operated by Thalys or InterCity. Thalys trains are high-speed, making them faster than InterCity. However, total journey duration is also dependent on the transfer city and wait times.
Direct trains from London to Rotterdam take approximately 3 to 3.5 hours. The shortest non-direct journeys take around 4 hours in total with a transfer in Brussels. The longest non-direct trains take 11 to 12 hours, stopping in Paris for a layover of around 6 hours.
On both weekends and weekdays, there are usually 9 trains travelling from London to Rotterdam. Trains are spread evenly throughout the day, with departures every hour or two. On average, there are 1 to 2 direct Eurostar trains each day, but the departure time of these trains varies.
Departure train station: Passengers traveling from London to Rotterdam by train will depart from London St Pancras International Station. This central London station is easy to travel to and from via tube or bus. Passengers traveling by tube can use the Victoria, Circle, Northern, Metropolitan, Piccadilly, or Hammersmith & City line. As for buses, numerous routes serve the station or stop nearby, including the 10, 45, 63 and 73 buses.
Arrival train station: Trains from London arrive at Rotterdam Centraal. As the name suggests, this station is centrally located and just a short walk to shopping areas like Lijnbaan and dining hubs like Stadhuisplein. The easiest way to travel from Rotterdam Centraal to other locations is via Metro Lines D and E.
The Eurostar is a high-speed train company connecting the UK to continental Europe and beyond.
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Travel between London, United Kingdom and Rotterdam, Netherlands by train is: Partially open.
International entry status: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of United Kingdom
Conditions of entry:
When travelling in Netherlands, you must follow these COVID-19 safety rules:
The information above was last checked on 26/09/2021. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train from London to Rotterdam before travelling.
Return travel from Netherlands to United Kingdom is: Partially open.
Entry into United Kingdom is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Netherlands
Requirements for reentering:
The government of United Kingdom has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
Last checked on 26/09/2021. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations closer to the travel date of your train to London from Rotterdam.
When taking a train from London, you have a couple of train stations you can depart from including London Victoria, London Euston and London Kings Cross. When you arrive in Rotterdam, your train can arrive in train stations including Rotterdam Centraal, Rotterdam Central Station and Rotterdam Noord.
Omio customers travelling this route book their trains from London Victoria to Rotterdam Centraal.
The most popular departure train station with passengers for this route, called London Victoria, is located 1 mile (s) / 1 km from the city centre of London.
The most popular arrival train station, Rotterdam Centraal, is located 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from the city centre of Rotterdam.
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