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Cheap train tickets from Rotterdam to London

Showing times and prices for 15 Apr

Cheapest

The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Rotterdam to London is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid travelling at rush hour.

Cheapest
Eurostar
19:283h29
Rotterdam Centraal
21:57London St Pancras International (STP)
£2121One-way
0 changes
Eurostar
17:283h19
Rotterdam Centraal
19:47London St Pancras International (STP)
£2521One-way
0 changes
Eurostar
10:583h59
Rotterdam Centraal
13:57London St Pancras International (STP)
£2991One-way
1 change
Eurostar
12:583h59
Rotterdam Centraal
15:57London St Pancras International (STP)
£3251One-way
1 change
Eurostar
15:283h19
Rotterdam Centraal
17:47London St Pancras International (STP)
£3611One-way
0 changes

Train timetableRotterdam to London

Showing trains for tomorrow, Monday, 15 April
Eurostar
10:583h59
Rotterdam Centraal
13:57London St Pancras International (STP)
1 change
Eurostar
12:583h59
Rotterdam Centraal
15:57London St Pancras International (STP)
1 change
Eurostar
15:283h19
Rotterdam Centraal
17:47London St Pancras International (STP)
0 changes
Eurostar
17:283h19
Rotterdam Centraal
19:47London St Pancras International (STP)
0 changes
Eurostar
19:283h29
Rotterdam Centraal
21:57London St Pancras International (STP)
0 changes

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Train times from Rotterdam to London

Showing times and prices for 15 Apr

Fastest Journey

3 h 19 m

Average

3 h 37 m

Trains per day

5

Distance

321 km

Of the 5 trains that leave Rotterdam for London every day 3 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Fastest
Eurostar
15:283h19
Rotterdam Centraal
17:47London St Pancras International (STP)
£3611One-way
0 changes
Fastest
Eurostar
17:283h19
Rotterdam Centraal
19:47London St Pancras International (STP)
£2521One-way
0 changes
Eurostar
19:283h29
Rotterdam Centraal
21:57London St Pancras International (STP)
£2121One-way
0 changes
Eurostar
10:583h59
Rotterdam Centraal
13:57London St Pancras International (STP)
£2991One-way
1 change
Eurostar
12:583h59
Rotterdam Centraal
15:57London St Pancras International (STP)
£3251One-way
1 change

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Overview: Train from Rotterdam to London

distanceDistance198 miles
durationAverage train duration3 h 19 min
priceAverage train ticket price£159 (€177)
frequencyTrain frequency1 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there is 1 direct train a day
carriersTrain companiesEurostar, Fjord Line or NS International | IC Brussel

Trains from Rotterdam to London cover the 198 miles long route taking on average 3 h 19 min with our travel partners like Eurostar, Fjord Line or NS International | IC Brussel. Normally, there is 1 train operating per day. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as £66, but the average price of train tickets is £159. Travellers depart most frequently from Rotterdam Centraal and arrive in London Euston.

Train providers: Eurostar, Fjord Line and NS International | IC Brussel trains Rotterdam to London

Find the best trains between Rotterdam and London with Omio's travel partners Eurostar, Fjord Line and NS International | IC Brussel from £97. We can find you the best deals, timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the best journey.

Eurostar is the exclusive high-speed railway service connecting the United Kingdom with countries in Europe like France, Belgium and the Netherlands. Most Eurostar trains travel through the Channel Tunnel between the UK and France. With a high-speed train service reaching speeds up to 186 mph (300 km/h), you will travel from Rotterdam to London in ultimate comfort coupled with modern, comfortable seats and large windows. When booking your Eurostar train to London from Rotterdam, you can choose between three ticket types: Standard, Standard Premier (with light refreshments served and spacious seats), and Business Premier (with flexible travel options, spacious seating, lounge access, priority boarding and hot meal served).

Train information from Rotterdam to London with Eurostar:

  • Average Duration: 3 h 59 min
  • Cheapest Price: £97
  • Eurostar frequency: 1 a day

Trains from Rotterdam to 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.

Which train companies travel from Rotterdam to London?

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.

How long is the train from Rotterdam to London?

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.

How many trains are there from Rotterdam to London?

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.

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

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.


Eurostar trains from Rotterdam to London

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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 London 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 Rotterdam to London 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 Rotterdam to London 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 Rotterdam to London

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.

FAQs: Rotterdam to London train

FAQs: Travel by train from Rotterdam 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.
FAQs
Cheap train tickets from Rotterdam to London can start from as little as £66 when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Rotterdam to London is £159; however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
The average journey time by train from Rotterdam to London is 3 h 19 min   to travel the 198 mile long route, with around there is 1 train per day. Journey times can vary on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Rotterdam to London leaves at 07: 57. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Rotterdam to London leaves at 21: 11.
There is 1 train a day from Rotterdam to London which require at least one change with Eurostar, Fjord Line or NS International | IC Brussel. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer trains.
Yes, there's a high-speed train to London. Take the fast train with Eurostar from Rotterdam to London.
The high-speed Eurostar train from Rotterdam to London takes 3 h 59 min   on average.
For the journey from Rotterdam to London you can take a train with Eurostar, Fjord Line or NS International | IC Brussel. Be sure to check out all possible train providers that offer services between Rotterdam and London on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
No, there are no night trains, the latest train for this route is 21: 11.

When departing from Rotterdam, you have various train station options to start your route from including Rotterdam Centraal, Rotterdam Blaak and Rotterdam Noord. When arriving in London, you can end your route in train stations like London Euston, London St Pancras International and London Kings Cross.

Passengers board the train most frequently from Rotterdam Centraal, which is located around 0.6 miles (876 m) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at London Euston, located 1.8 miles (2.9 km) away from the city centre.

The cheapest month for a train from Rotterdam to London is April.
It's helpful to compare your options as there are 3 ways to travel from Rotterdam to London including taking a train, coach or flight.

Important Stations and Airports in Rotterdam and London

Rotterdam
London
Rotterdam Centraal is the most popular Rotterdam 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 Rotterdam for your journey to London.
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WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
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Phone Number
+31 302357822
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Sun: 00: 00 - 24: 00
Public transport options for Rotterdam Centraal
Subway lines: D, E
Bus lines: 33, 34, 38, 39, 40, 44, 48
Tram lines: 4, 7, 8, 12, 20, 21, 23, 24, 25
Train lines: NS Intercity, NS Intercity Direct, NS Sprinter, NS Nachtnet, Thalys, Eurostar
Rotterdam BlaakWifiParkingATMTaxisAccessibility
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WifiWifi
ParkingParking
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TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
Rotterdam NoordParkingATMAccessibility
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ParkingParking
ATMATM
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Rotterdam AlexanderParkingATMTaxisAccessibility
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ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
Rotterdam LombardijenTaxisAccessibility
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Rotterdam ZuidATMTaxisAccessibility
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Rotterdam Stadion
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