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.
The average ticket from Rotterdam to London will cost around £ 149 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 111.
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3 h 29 m
3 h 50 m
Trains per day
Of the 3 trains that leave Rotterdam for London every day 2 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
These direct trains cover the 321 km distance in an average of 3 h 50 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 3 h 29 m .
The slowest trains will take 4 h 29 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.
|Distance||198 miles (320 km)|
|Average train duration||3 h 29 min|
|Average train ticket price||£157 (€178)|
|Train frequency||1 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there is 1 direct train a day|
Trains from Rotterdam to London cover the 198 miles (320 km) long trip taking on average 3 h 29 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 journey costs around £157, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £111. Travellers depart most frequently from Rotterdam Centraal and arrive in London Victoria.
Travel between Rotterdam and London from £110 with Omio’s train partners Eurostar! You can find the best timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the most popular trip for you.
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 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 has the following ticket policies due to COVID-19, which you should be aware of when booking and travelling by train between Rotterdam and 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.
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 Rotterdam to London.
Travel by train between Rotterdam, Netherlands and London, United Kingdom is: Partially open.
International entry is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Netherlands
The government of United Kingdom has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
The above information was last checked on 23/10/2021. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to London from Rotterdam closer to your date of departure here.
The current restriction level for your return trip by train from London to Rotterdam is: Partially open
Reentry to Netherlands is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of United Kingdom
What are the entry requirements?
The government of Netherlands has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
Last verified on 24/10/2021. We do our best to keep this information up to date, but regulations can change so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your London to Rotterdam train here.
There are a few train stations in Rotterdam to start your journey from including Rotterdam Centraal, Rotterdam Central Station and Rotterdam Noord. 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 travelling this route depart most frequently from Rotterdam Centraal and arrive in London Victoria.
The most popular departure train station with passengers for this journey, called Rotterdam Centraal, is located 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city centre of Rotterdam.
The most popular arrival train station, London Victoria, is located 1 mile (s) / 1 km away from the city centre of London.
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