How to get from Rotterdam to London

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from Rotterdam to London

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

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To get from Rotterdam to London on 18 Aug we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

10:05Rotterdam The Hague Airport0h55 10:00London City Airport
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11:20Rotterdam, Conradstraat11h00 21:20London
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15:15Rotterdam The Hague Airport0h55 15:10London City Airport
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19:00Rotterdam, Conradstraat14h20 08:20London
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14:11Rotterdam Centraal4h49 18:00London St Pancras
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Travel Information between Rotterdam and London

distanceDistance198 miles
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight, ferry or train
priceTicket price range£96 - £206
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £96 • 10 h 10 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £145 • 50 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus, BA Cityflyer or Eurostar

Take a coach, flight, ferry or train to travel 198 miles to London from Rotterdam. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 50 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £96. The most popular travel providers which serve this route are Flixbus, BA Cityflyer or Eurostar among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach or flight from Rotterdam to London.

Travel Tips: Travel from Rotterdam to London

Travel 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.

Travel between Rotterdam, Netherlands and London, United Kingdom is: Fully open.

Can travellers from Netherlands enter United Kingdom?

International entry is allowed at this time for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Netherlands.

Are there rules for self-quarantine when arriving to London from Rotterdam?

Conditions of entry into United Kingdom:

  • There are no current restrictions

Are there COVID-19 safety rules for social distancing and wearing face masks in London, United Kingdom?

To reduce the spread of COVID-19, the government of United Kingdom has imposed the following measures:

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

This information was last checked on 08/08/2022. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your trip from Rotterdam to London.

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

Is my journey back to Rotterdam from London restricted?

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

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

Conditions of reentry into Netherlands:

  • Entry is allowed for fully vaccinated travellers or those who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months

What are the coronavirus safety measures I need to follow in Rotterdam, Netherlands?

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

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

This information about your return travel to Netherlands was last checked on 28/07/2022. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Rotterdam from London closer to your date of departure here.

There are 4 ways to get from Rotterdam to London: coach, flight, ferry or train.

Coach services offer the cheapest way to get from Rotterdam to London. Tickets for a coach cost on average £96.

This is compared to other travel options to London:

A coach is £49 less than a flight for this trip with tickets for a flight from Rotterdam to London costing on average £145.

A coach is £110 less than a train for this journey with tickets for a train from Rotterdam to London costing on average £206.

The fastest way from Rotterdam to London is by flight with an average journey time of 50 min.

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

In comparison, getting to London by coach can take on average 10 h 10 min.

In comparison, travelling by train can take you on average 3 h 29 min.

London is approximately 198 miles away from Rotterdam.

The average frequency per day from Rotterdam to London is:

  • 3 coaches per day.
  • 2 trains per day.

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

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

  • Flights mostly leave from Rotterdam The Hague Airport and tend to arrive in London Heathrow Airport.
  • Trains mostly leave from Rotterdam Centraal and tend to arrive in London Victoria.

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Rotterdam to London, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Flixbus can get you to London by coach. You can find a good deal for coach tickets with Flixbus from Rotterdam to London for £96 on Omio.
  • Travel with BA Cityflyer to go to London by plane. For a good deal on tickets, you can find BA Cityflyer Rotterdam to London tickets on Omio for £145.
  • Eurostar can take you to London by train. If searching for a good deal on trains, you can find tickets for Eurostar from Rotterdam to London for £206.

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

  • You'll find direct coach services to London with with around 2 direct coaches every day.
  • You'll find direct flight services to London with BA Cityflyer with around direct flights every day.

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

Omio customers who travel from Rotterdam to London often also extend their holiday to go to Paris, Amsterdam or Brussels. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between London and these popular destinations at a great price.

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

  • Coach tickets cost on average £96 one way.
  • Plane tickets are costing on average £145 one way.
  • Train tickets cost £206 one way on average.

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

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