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Trains from Rotterdam to Manchester
Travel by train to Manchester 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 Manchester.
FAQs
Are there COVID-19 travel restrictions for trains from Rotterdam to Manchester?

Travel between Rotterdam, Netherlands and Manchester, United Kingdom by train is: Partially open.

What is the status of international entry into United Kingdom from Netherlands?

International entry status: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Netherlands

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

Conditions of entry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival for unvaccinated travellers
  • Prebook and pay for day 2 and day 8 COVID-19 PCR tests for unvaccinated travellers
  • Prebook and pay for a COVID-19 test, to be taken on the end of day 2 for vaccinated travellers
  • 10-day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers vaccinated under the UK vaccine programme are exempt from mandatory quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

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

When travelling in United Kingdom, you must follow these COVID-19 safety rules:

  • Physical distance requirement: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Regional advice

The information above was last checked on 26/11/2021. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train from Rotterdam to Manchester before travelling.

Do I need to quarantine when I return to Netherlands from Manchester, United Kingdom?

Return travel from United Kingdom to Netherlands is: Partially open.

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Rotterdam from Manchester?

Entry into Netherlands is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of United Kingdom

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

Requirements for reentering:

  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
  • 10-day mandatory quarantine and a negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 5 in quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
  • Health declaration required

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

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

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

Last checked on 25/11/2021. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to the travel date of your train to Rotterdam from Manchester.

How far is it from Rotterdam to Manchester by train?
When travelling this route you should expect the distance to Manchester from Rotterdam via train to be approximately 300 miles (484 km).
What is the average Rotterdam to Manchester train duration?
The train time from Rotterdam to Manchester is on average 8 h 39 min  for the 300 miles (484 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go to Manchester from Rotterdam by train can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and holidays.
What is the departure train station in Rotterdam and arrival train station in Manchester?

When departing from Rotterdam, you have various train station options to start your journey from including Rotterdam Centraal, Rotterdam Central Station and Rotterdam Noord. When arriving in Manchester, you can end your journey in train stations like Manchester Piccadilly, Manchester Victoria and Manchester Oxford Road.

Omio customers book a train from Rotterdam Centraal   to Manchester Piccadilly   most frequently for this route.

Where do I find the Rotterdam train station to Manchester? Where is the Manchester train station?

Passengers booking this journey most frequently board their trains from Rotterdam Centraal and need to travel around 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city centre to get to this train station.

Passengers arriving in Manchester most often arrive at Manchester Piccadilly and need to travel around 0 mile (s) / 0 km from this train station to the city centre.

How many train services per day are there from Rotterdam to Manchester?
On average, there is 1 train a day from Rotterdam to Manchester. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Rotterdam
Manchester
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 Manchester.
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