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from Rotterdam to London

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

Our recommendation

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

14:28Rotterdam Centraal3h32 17:00London St Pancras International
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£1651One-way
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14:28Rotterdam Centraal3h32 17:00London St Pancras International
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£1651One-way
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19:15Rotterdam The Hague Airport0h55 19:10London City Airport
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£2131One-way
10:05Rotterdam The Hague Airport0h55 10:00London City Airport
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£2581One-way

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Sun
17 Oct
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£88Flixbus
£64BA Cityflyer
Mon
18 Oct
£165Eurostar
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£213BA Cityflyer
Tue
19 Oct
£153Eurostar
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£213BA Cityflyer
Wed
20 Oct
£153Eurostar
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£182BA Cityflyer
Thu
21 Oct
£169Eurostar
£62Flixbus
£182BA Cityflyer
Fri
22 Oct
£165Eurostar
£57Flixbus
£142BA Cityflyer
Sat
23 Oct
£110Eurostar
£33Flixbus
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Sun
24 Oct
£110Eurostar
£40Flixbus
£132BA Cityflyer
Mon
25 Oct
£87Eurostar
£56BlaBlaCar Bus
£102BA Cityflyer
Tue
26 Oct
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£76BlaBlaCar Bus
£142BA Cityflyer
Wed
27 Oct
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£105BA Cityflyer
Thu
28 Oct
£110Eurostar
£48Flixbus
£81BA Cityflyer
Fri
29 Oct
£110Eurostar
£71Flixbus
£64BA Cityflyer
Sat
30 Oct
£134Eurostar
£57Flixbus
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Sun
31 Oct
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£62Flixbus
£150BA Cityflyer
Mon
1 Nov
£95Eurostar
£132BlaBlaCar Bus
£74BA Cityflyer
Tue
2 Nov
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£49BlaBlaCar Bus
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Wed
3 Nov
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£38BlaBlaCar Bus
£76BA Cityflyer
Thu
4 Nov
£69Eurostar
£31Flixbus
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Fri
5 Nov
£69Eurostar
£31Flixbus
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Sat
6 Nov
£57Eurostar
£24Flixbus
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Travel Information from Rotterdam to London

distanceDistance198 miles (320 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight or train
priceTicket price range£31 - £89
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £31 • 11 h 15 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £65 • 55 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus, BA Cityflyer or Eurostar

Take a coach, flight or train to travel 198 miles (320 km) from Rotterdam to 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 £31. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip 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 cross-border travel to London, United Kingdom from Rotterdam, Netherlands currently 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 3 days before arrival
  • 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
  • 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 providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
  • 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: Regional advice

The information above was last checked on 16/10/2021; 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 to London from Rotterdam.

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

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 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

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 13/10/2021. 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.

What are my Rotterdam to London travel options?

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

What is the cheapest way from Rotterdam to London?

A coach service offers the cheapest way to travel from Rotterdam to London, which costs on average £31.

This is compared to other ways of getting to London:

A coach journey is usually £34 less than a journey to London by plane, which costs on average £65 for the same trip.

A coach is £58 less than a train for this route with tickets for a train from Rotterdam to London costing on average £89.

What is the fastest way to get from Rotterdam to London?

The quickest way to travel to London from Rotterdam is by flight, which takes on average 55 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, going by coach can take 11 h 15 min   on average.

In comparison, getting to London by train can take on average 3 h 29 min.

How many miles are between Rotterdam and London

The distance between Rotterdam and London is around 198 miles (320 km).

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

The average frequency per day from Rotterdam to London is:

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

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:

  • Travel with Flixbus for coaches to London. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Flixbus Rotterdam to London tickets on Omio for £31.
  • BA Cityflyer can take you to London by plane. If searching for a good deal on flights, you can find tickets for BA Cityflyer from Rotterdam to London for £65.
  • Travel with Eurostar to go to London by train. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Eurostar Rotterdam to London tickets on Omio for £89.
Can I find a direct route between Rotterdam and London?

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

  • You can check for a direct train to London with Eurostar with 1 direct train per 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 buy tickets for this route.

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

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

  • Coach tickets cost £31 one way on average.
  • Plane tickets cost on average £65 one way.
  • Train tickets are costing on average £89 one way.

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.