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29 Jan
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31 Jan
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1 Feb
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2 Feb
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3 Feb
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4 Feb
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7 Feb
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9 Feb
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10 Feb
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11 Feb
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12 Feb
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13 Feb
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14 Feb
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Travel Information between Rotterdam and London

distanceDistance198 miles (320 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight or train
priceTicket price range£48 - £87
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £48 • 10 h 50 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £65 • 55 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus, BA Cityflyer or Eurostar

Travel 198 miles (320 km) by coach, flight or train between Rotterdam and London. 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 £48. The most popular travel providers which serve this journey are Flixbus, BA Cityflyer or Eurostar among others. Travellers can even take a direct train from Rotterdam to London.

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FAQs

Is international travel between Rotterdam, Netherlands and London, United Kingdom allowed?

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

Can I enter United Kingdom if coming from Netherlands?

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

Am I required to self-quarantine upon arrival to London if travelling from Rotterdam?

Conditions of entry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival for unvaccinated travellers
  • Prebook and pay for day 2 and day 8 COVID-19 PCR tests for unvaccinated travellers
  • 10-day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
  • Prebook and pay for a COVID-19 test, to be taken on the end of day 1 for vaccinated travellers
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

What measures do I need to follow in London, United Kingdom due to the pandemic?

All travellers in United Kingdom must observe the following coronavirus safety measures:

  • Social distance: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask: Recommended

The information above was last checked on 27/01/2022; however, this can change before your date of travel so please make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your journey from Rotterdam to London.

Are there restrictions on reentering Netherlands from London, United Kingdom due to the coronavirus pandemic?

The current restriction level for returning to Rotterdam, Netherlands from United Kingdom is: Partially open.

Am I allowed to reenter Rotterdam, Netherlands from London, United Kingdom?

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

Do I need to self-quarantine when I arrive back to Rotterdam from London?

  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
  • 10-day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 5 in quarantine
  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 48 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 24 hours prior to arrival
  • Health declaration required

Which rules do I need to follow in Rotterdam, Netherlands regarding COVID-19?

All travellers returning to Netherlands must observe the following safety measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in the country:

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

The information above was last checked on 27/01/2022. We do our best to keep this information up-to-date, but regulations can change due to the nature of the coronavirus pandemic, so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your trip back to Rotterdam from London here.

How do I go from Rotterdam to London?

There are 3 ways to get from Rotterdam to London: coach, flight or train.

How do I get from Rotterdam to London the cheapest way?

Coach services offer the cheapest way to get from Rotterdam to London. Tickets for a coach cost on average £48.

This is compared to other travel options to London:

A coach is generally £17 less than a flight for the same journey. A flight costs on average £65 from Rotterdam to London.

A coach journey is usually £39 less than a journey to London by train, which costs on average £87 for the same trip.

What is the fastest way to London from Rotterdam?

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

Other travel options from Rotterdam to London can usually take longer:

In comparison, going by coach can take 10 h 50 min   on average.

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

What is the distance from Rotterdam to London?

London is approximately 198 miles (320 km) away from Rotterdam.

How many scheduled departures are there a day from Rotterdam to London?

The average frequency per day from Rotterdam to London is:

  • Around 1 train per day.

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

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

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

  • Coaches most often depart from Rotterdam at Rotterdam, Conradstraat (Centraal Station) and arrive in London at London, Hammersmith Bridge Road.
  • Flights most often depart from Rotterdam at Rotterdam The Hague Airport and arrive in London at London Heathrow Airport.
  • Trains mostly leave from Rotterdam Centraal and tend to arrive in London Victoria.

Who can get me from Rotterdam to London?

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

  • You can travel from Rotterdam to London by coach with Flixbus. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for £48 with Flixbus from Rotterdam to London.
  • You can go to London from Rotterdam by plane with BA Cityflyer. You'll see cheap plane tickets for £65 with BA Cityflyer from Rotterdam to London on Omio.
  • You can go to London from Rotterdam by train with Eurostar. You'll see cheap train tickets for £87 with Eurostar from Rotterdam to London on Omio.

Can I travel directly from Rotterdam to London?

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

  • You can find 1 direct train per day to London with Eurostar.

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 purchase tickets for this route.

Where should I go next after I travel to London from Rotterdam?

Your journey from Rotterdam to London doesn't have to end in London. Many of our customers like to extend their holidays to explore other popular destinations like Paris, Amsterdam or Brussels. If you’d like to add Paris, Amsterdam or Brussels to your Rotterdam to London trip, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from London today!

How far in advance should I buy tickets to London from Rotterdam online to get the best deals?

Before travelling from Rotterdam to London, it’s good to know what ticket you can buy and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • The price of a coach ticket for this route is £48 one way on average.
  • The price of a plane ticket is £65 one way on average for this trip.
  • The price of a train ticket for this route is £87 one way on average.

But we recommend booking Rotterdam to London tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.