The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid travelling at rush hour.
The average ticket from Rotterdam to London will cost around £ 239 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 221.
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Trains per day
It's difficult to get from Rotterdam to London without changing at least 1 times.
|Avg. Train Duration:|
5 hours 32 minutes
|Train Ticket Price:||£103|
|Trains depart from:||Rotterdam|
|Trains arrive in:||London|
Travelling by train to London from Rotterdam takes from approximately four hours to just over six hours on most daily routes, while one evening departure takes 13 and a half hours and arrives the following morning. There are no direct services with all routes requiring one connection. Departures are from Rotterdam Centraal Station and trains terminate at London St Pancras International.
Services from Rotterdam to London are either operated solely by the European-owned Eurostar or jointly by Eurostar and either Thalys or NS International IC Brussels. All trains are high speed with spacious carriages and comfortable seating. Onboard services include bistro-bars, luggage storage, power outlets and WiFi.
The fastest trains from Rotterdam to London take just four hours to complete the journey. Others can take up to approximately six hours depending on the waiting time at the transfer station, Brussels-Midi. One evening departure takes around 13 and a half hours and goes via Paris Gare du Nord, arriving the following morning.
From Monday to Friday, there are 11 daily departures spread throughout the day. The first train leaves in the early morning while the last departure is in the mid-evening. A slightly reduced service operates on Saturdays and Sundays.
Departure train station: Trains travelling between the two cities of Rotterdam and London all depart from Rotterdam Centraal Station. Rotterdam Centraal is a striking, modern station conveniently located for the heart of the city. It is served by intercity, regional and Metro trains as well as long-distance and local buses. Facilities at Rotterdam Centraal include car and bicycle parking, a taxi rank, left luggage storage, toilets, WiFi, shops and restaurants.
Arrival train station: Trains to London from Rotterdam all arrive at London St Pancras International, an attractive Victorian building with good transport links to the rest of the city. These include suburban and local overground trains as well as underground trains and local buses. Among the station's facilities are car parking, taxi ranks, WiFi, toilets, luggage storage, food outlets and restaurants, including a mezzanine champagne bar, as well as shops that range from supermarkets to high-end boutiques and gift shops.