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from London to Rotterdam

You can get from London to Rotterdam by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation

To get from London to Rotterdam on 25 Sep we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

17:30London10h30 05:00Rotterdam, Conradstraat
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£351One-way
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17:30London10h30 05:00Rotterdam, Conradstraat
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£351One-way
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22:30London10h45 10:15Rotterdam, Conradstraat
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£541One-way

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Fri
24 Sep
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£70Flixbus
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Sat
25 Sep
£165Eurostar
£31Flixbus
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Sun
26 Sep
£147Eurostar
£33Flixbus
£171BA Cityflyer
Mon
27 Sep
£136Eurostar
£40Flixbus
£208BA Cityflyer
Tue
28 Sep
£112Eurostar
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£203BA Cityflyer
Wed
29 Sep
£90Eurostar
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£202BA Cityflyer
Thu
30 Sep
£88Eurostar
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£103BA Cityflyer
Fri
1 Oct
£63Eurostar
£43Flixbus
£107BA Cityflyer
Sat
2 Oct
£110Eurostar
£43Flixbus
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Sun
3 Oct
£81Eurostar
£40Flixbus
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Mon
4 Oct
£88Eurostar
£40Flixbus
£129BA Cityflyer
Tue
5 Oct
£63Eurostar
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£65BA Cityflyer
Wed
6 Oct
£58Eurostar
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£100BA Cityflyer
Thu
7 Oct
£75Eurostar
£41BlaBlaCar Bus
£94BA Cityflyer
Fri
8 Oct
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£39Flixbus
£96BA Cityflyer
Sat
9 Oct
£51Eurostar
£31Flixbus
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Sun
10 Oct
£81Eurostar
£40Flixbus
£120BA Cityflyer
Mon
11 Oct
£88Eurostar
£33Flixbus
£99BA Cityflyer
Tue
12 Oct
£75Eurostar
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£99BA Cityflyer
Wed
13 Oct
£70Eurostar
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£96BA Cityflyer
Thu
14 Oct
£75Eurostar
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£66BA Cityflyer

Travel Information from London to Rotterdam

distanceDistance198 miles (320 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight, coach or train
priceTicket price range£41 - £115
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £41 • 10 h 30 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £57 • 55 min
carriersPopular travel companiesBA Cityflyer, Flixbus or Eurostar

Travel 198 miles (320 km) by flight, coach or train between London and Rotterdam. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 55 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £41. The most popular travel providers which serve this journey are BA Cityflyer, Flixbus or Eurostar among others. Travellers can even take a direct train from London to Rotterdam.

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FAQs
What COVID-19 safety information and travel restrictions should I be aware of before I go to Rotterdam, Netherlands from London, United Kingdom?

Travel from London, United Kingdom to Rotterdam, Netherlands is: Partially open.

Is international entry into Rotterdam from London restricted?

International entry is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of United Kingdom.

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival to Rotterdam, Netherlands from London?

Entry Requirements:

  • 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
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
  • Health declaration required

What are the COVID-19 safety measures to follow in Rotterdam, Netherlands?

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

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

The above information was last verified on 22/09/2021. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip between London and Rotterdam closer to your planned date of departure here.

Are there COVID-19 restrictions on returning to London, United Kingdom from Rotterdam, Netherlands?

The restriction level for your return to London, United Kingdom from Netherlands is: Partially open.

Is my journey back to London from Rotterdam restricted?

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

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival in London from Rotterdam?

Conditions of reentry into United Kingdom:

  • 10-day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers can choose to pay for a private COVID-19 test. The earliest you can take the test while in quarantine is 5 full days after you left a place not on the travel corridor list
  • Before travelling, travellers must book and pay for a travel test package, which will include COVID-19 tests to be taken on day 2 and on day 8 of your 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 coronavirus safety measures I need to follow in London, United Kingdom?

You should observe these safety measures in United Kingdom as imposed by the government to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

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

This information about your return travel to United Kingdom was last checked on 23/09/2021. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to London from Rotterdam closer to your date of departure here.

What are my London to Rotterdam travel options?

There are 3 ways to travel between London and Rotterdam including taking a flight, coach or train.

What is the cheapest way from London to Rotterdam?

Coach services offer the cheapest way to get from London to Rotterdam. Tickets for a coach cost on average £41.

This is compared to other travel options to Rotterdam:

A coach is generally £17 less than a flight for the same trip. A flight costs on average £57 from London to Rotterdam.

A coach journey is usually £75 less than a journey to Rotterdam by train, which costs on average £115 for the same trip.

What is the fastest way from London to Rotterdam?

The fastest way from London to Rotterdam is by flight with an average journey time of 55 min.

Other travel options between London and Rotterdam can usually take longer:

In comparison, travelling by coach can take you on average 10 h 30 min.

In comparison, taking a train requires on average 3 h 28 min   of travel time.

How far is Rotterdam from London?

The distance from London to Rotterdam is approximately 198 miles (320 km).

How many services a day are there between London and Rotterdam?

The average frequency per day from London to Rotterdam is:

  • 1 train per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip from London to Rotterdam as scheduled services by flight, coach or train can vary by season or day of the week.

Where do I depart from London? Where do I arrive in Rotterdam?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points for travellers from London to Rotterdam:

  • Flights mostly leave from London Heathrow Airport and tend to arrive in Rotterdam The Hague Airport.
  • Coaches most often depart from London at London, Victoria Coach Station and arrive in Rotterdam at Rotterdam, Conradstraat (Centraal Station).
  • Trains from London to Rotterdam most often leave from London Victoria and arrive in Rotterdam Centraal.
Who can get me from London to Rotterdam?

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from London to Rotterdam:

  • You can go to Rotterdam from London by plane with BA Cityflyer. You'll see cheap plane tickets for £57 with BA Cityflyer from London to Rotterdam on Omio.
  • You can travel to Rotterdam from London by coach with Flixbus. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for £41 with Flixbus from London to Rotterdam.
  • You can go to Rotterdam from London by train with Eurostar. You'll see cheap train tickets for £115 with Eurostar from London to Rotterdam on Omio.
Is there a direct service between London and Rotterdam?

Yes, there are direct routes from London to Rotterdam with the following travel companies:

  • You can check for a direct train to Rotterdam with Eurostar with 1 direct train per day.

As you won't need to change at another stop in between, direct services to Rotterdam tend to save you time and add more convenience, so it's worth paying attention to before you buy tickets for this route.

Where else should I travel to after my journey to Rotterdam from London ends?
Many of our customers who book a trip from London to Rotterdam often extend their holiday and travel to other popular destinations like Amsterdam, Brussels or Paris. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your London and Rotterdam itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Rotterdam and any of these top destinations today!
How early should I purchase London to Rotterdam tickets online to score the best deals?

When planning your trip to Rotterdam from London, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to book and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Plane tickets cost £57 one way on average.
  • Coach tickets cost on average £41 one way.
  • Train tickets are costing £115 one way on average.

However, we recommend buying tickets to Rotterdam from London online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

London
Rotterdam
London
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London Liverpool Street Stn
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WC

Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the bus station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is not located in the city centre but it can be reached by public transport.<br>Metro lines Central, Circle, Hammersmith, City
London Bridge
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