London to Rotterdam train

Cheap train tickets from London to Rotterdam

Showing times and prices for 27 Jun

Cheapest

£237

Average

£296

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

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08:16London St Pancras3h16 12:32Rotterdam Centraal
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£2371One-way
13:01London St Pancras4h01 18:02Rotterdam Centraal
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£3551One-way

Train schedule London to Rotterdam

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13:01London St Pancras4h01 18:02Rotterdam Centraal
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Fastest train times from London to Rotterdam

Showing times and prices for 27 Jun

Fastest Journey

3 h 16 m

Average

3 h 38 m

Trains per day

2

Distance

321 km

Of the 2 trains that leave London for Rotterdam every day 1 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

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08:16London St Pancras3h16 12:32Rotterdam Centraal
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£2371One-way
13:01London St Pancras4h01 18:02Rotterdam Centraal
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£3551One-way

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Overview: Train from London to Rotterdam

distanceDistance198 miles (320 km)
durationAverage train duration3 h 16 min
priceAverage train ticket price£206 (€229)
frequencyTrain frequency4 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there is 1 direct train a day
carriersTrain providersEurostar

Trains from London to Rotterdam cover the 198 miles (320 km) long trip taking on average 3 h 16 min with our travel partners like Eurostar. Normally, there are 4 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around £206, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £148. Travellers depart most frequently from London Victoria and arrive in Rotterdam Centraal.

Train companies: Eurostar trains London to Rotterdam

Travel from London to Rotterdam from £148 with Omio’s train partners Eurostar! You can find the best timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the most popular route for you.

Eurostar

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).

London to Rotterdam train information with Eurostar:

  • Average Duration: 4 h 35 min
  • Average Price: £148
  • Eurostar frequency: 1 a day

Trains from London to Rotterdam

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.

Which train companies travel from London to Rotterdam?

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.

How long is the train from London to Rotterdam?

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.

How many trains are there from London to Rotterdam?

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.

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

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.


Eurostar trains from London to Rotterdam

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The Eurostar is a high-speed railway company operating in Europe since 1994. It travels at 186mph under the English Channel to cities on the continent—whether you’re going to Brussels, Amsterdam or Rotterdam. The train is Europe’s solution to fly less; over 11 million Europeans chose to take the train to London from Paris instead of flying in 2019.

The check-in time for Eurostar to Rotterdam train is around 30 minutes. This means you can arrive in plenty of time to pick up a coffee at the Gare du Nord station in Paris or St Pancras Station in London. Eurostar trains are kitted out with an onboard bistro, toilets, air conditioning and Wi-Fi to make the train journey from London to Rotterdam more comfortable.

With three fare classes to choose from—Standard, Standard Premier and Business Premier—you can pick which is best for you; It’s easy to book cheap Eurostar return tickets in advance by travelling mid-week. You can choose to travel in comfort in Business Premier when taking the London to Rotterdam train, get served a hot meal and drinks throughout the crossing with newspapers and access to the Ashford Departure Lounge in London.


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Eurostar Trains from London to Rotterdam

The Eurostar is a high-speed train company connecting the UK to continental Europe and beyond.

When planning trips to Eurostar destinations, consider checking back for offers on Eurostar tickets. Speak to the Customer Care team at the Omio help centre for cancellations or changes to your ticket from London to Rotterdam.

Travel Tips: Trains from London to Rotterdam

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FAQs

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

Can I enter Netherlands from United Kingdom?

International entry status: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of United Kingdom

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

Conditions of entry:

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

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

All travellers in Netherlands must observe these coronavirus safety measures:

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

The information above was last checked on 20/06/2022. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train between London and Rotterdam as this information can change.

The restriction level for your return train to London, United Kingdom from Rotterdam is: Fully open.

Is my return train into London from Rotterdam restricted?

International entry is allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Netherlands

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

Conditions of reentry:

  • There are no current restrictions

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

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

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

Last checked on 25/06/2022. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to London from Rotterdam closer to your date of departure here.

Looking to save money on your journey? Omio customers have found the cheapest train from London to Rotterdam for the next 7 days starting from £148  one way.
The London to Rotterdam train ticket price is on average £206  if you are looking to book your tickets for this journey in the next week.
You should expect to travel around 198 miles (320 km)  from London to Rotterdam by train.
On average the London to Rotterdam train time is 3 h 16 min  covering the 198 miles (320 km) long trip, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and bank holidays.

There are a few train stations in London to start your trip from including London Victoria, London Euston and London Kings Cross. In Rotterdam you have a few train station options to choose from for your arrival including Rotterdam Centraal, Rotterdam Noord and Rotterdam Blaak.

Omio customers travelling this route depart most frequently from London Victoria   and arrive in Rotterdam Centraal.

You can find the most popular departure train station for this trip, London Victoria, located approximately 1.8 miles (2.9 km) from the city centre of London. The most popular arrival train station in Rotterdam, called Rotterdam Centraal, is located around 0.6 miles (875 m) away from its city centre.

If you're looking for trains from London to Rotterdam, you can rely on Eurostar to get you to Rotterdam. It's also good to check out all possible train providers for the London to Rotterdam journey to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
Yes, there is 1 direct train per day between London and Rotterdam, and you can find a direct train for this journey with Eurostar  on Omio. It's worth paying attention to when you book your train ticket as direct services tend to offer more convenience and save you time getting to your destination.
On average, there are 4 trains a day from London to Rotterdam. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
The first train from London to Rotterdam leaves at 07: 16   and the last train for this leaves at 18: 04. Omio shows you the latest train from London to Rotterdam times to help you book the best departure time for this journey.
You can find a train from London to Rotterdam to cost on average £206 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 journey. You’ll see tickets for the London to Rotterdam train generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

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Rotterdam
London Victoria is the most popular London railway station for Omio travellers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in London for your journey to Rotterdam.
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Public transport options for London Victoria
Onward travel information: Victoria Bus Station at Station Front
Location for Rail Replacement Services: When weekend engineering dictate that replacement bus services will operate, these will usually depart from the immediate Station front/Terminus Place. Travel from London Victoria is usually conveyed by London Buses in these instances. Check posters and staff for more details.
Metro: Underground services: Victoria Line, District Line and Circle Line
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Public transport options for London Euston
Tube lines: Circle, Hammersmith & City, Metropolitan, Northern (Bank and Charing Cross branches), Victoria
Overground lines: Watford DC
Bus lines: 18, 30, 59, 68, 73, 91, 168, 205, 253, 390, N5, N20, N73, N91, N205, N253
Rail lines: London North Western Railway, London Overground, Avanti West Coast, Caledonian Sleeper
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Go to Platform 2, there is a gate adjacent to the station from the main road.
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Public transport options for London Kings Cross
Underground lines: Circle, Piccadilly, Hammersmith & City, Northern, Metropolitan, Victoria
Bus lines: 10, 17, 30, 45, 46, 59, 63, 73, 91, 205, 214, 259, 390, 476
Train lines: Thameslink, Grand Central, Hull, London North Eastern, Gatwick Express
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Public transport options for London Paddington
Underground lines: Bakerloo Line, Circle Line, District Line, Hammersmith Line
Bus lines: N7, 23, 27, N27, 36, 205, N205, 332, 7, 46, A1, 18, N18
Train lines: Great Western Main Line, Heathrow Express
Metro: Tube Lines.
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Public transport options for London St Pancras International
Subway lines: Circle Line, Hammersmith & City Line, Metropolitan Line, Northern Line, Piccadilly Line, Victoria Line
Train lines: Overground line, High Speed 1, Eurostar
Bus lines: 326, 139
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Public transport options for London Waterloo
Onward travel information: Waterloo is well connected to London's public transport network. Waterloo Underground station serves the Bakerloo, Jubilee, Northern and Waterloo & City Lines. Plan a journey - Transport for London (tfl. Gov. Uk) Buses depart from several points around the station. All Transport for London Buses are accessible with step free access and have a dedicated mobility space. Buses from Waterloo (tfl. Gov. Uk) The station has a dedicated taxi rank for London Black Taxis on the roadway outside exit 3. Santander Hire Bicycles are available from the docking stations outside. Santander Cycles - Transport for London (tfl. Gov. Uk) Waterloo is within easy walking distance of the South Bank and a number of visitor attractions. Walking - Transport for London (tfl. Gov. Uk).
Metro: Waterloo Underground station is served by the Bakerloo, Jubilee, Northern and Waterloo & City Lines. Step free access is available to and from the Jubilee Line. For more information on London Transport accessibility: Plan an accessible journey - Transport for London (tfl. Gov. Uk).
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Public transport options for London Liverpool Street
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Replacement transport stop on either Liverpool Street (outside the station entrance), or beside Platform 10, depending on operational requirements
Metro: Liverpool Street underground station has connections to the Central, Circle, Hammersmith & City and Metropolitan lines.
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Public transport options for London Bridge
Onward travel information: The Bus Station is located directly outside the main entrance at upper level. There are also bus stops outside on Tooley Street. For further information on buses, a bus information kiosk is also located outside the main doors of the station at upper level.
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Rail replacement bus services are usually found outside the front of the station. However this is sometimes subject to change. Please check engineering posters or consult a member of staff.
Metro: For North and North East Kent and South East London
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Public transport options for Heathrow Airport T123
Onward travel information: National Rail trains serving London Paddington National Express coaches to Victoria Coach Station and Gatwick Airport London Underground
Metro: Connection available with the London Underground (Piccadilly Line)
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Public transport options for London Marylebone
Location for Rail Replacement Services: At station entrance.
Metro: Bakerloo Line.

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