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London to Rotterdam

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1 suggested route to go from London to Rotterdam by flight, ferry, train, car, bus

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How to go from London to Rotterdam ?

Trip London Rotterdam

Modes of transportplane, carpooling, ferry, bus, train
Distance199 mi
Direct lineYes

You're planning a trip from London to Rotterdam and like many travellers you are looking for the best and the cheapest mode of transport to travel between London Rotterdam? Usually, this is not an easy task and you'll have to browse multiple sites to compare all deals.

Thanks to your multimodal search engine Vivanoda, you'll find on the same site all fares for buses, carpooling, trains, ferries and flights to get to Rotterdam. Simply enter your travel date to Rotterdam and Vivanoda does the rest. To refine your search according to your preferences, use the filters and sorting options available.

To reach your destination from London, you will travel with FlixBus, Nederlandse Spoorwegen NS, Blablacar, OUIBUS, Thalys, ALSA, Eurolines or British Airways by buses, carpooling, trains, ferries or flights.

Read more information about each means of transport:

London to Rotterdam bus

Are you looking for a bus from London to Rotterdam? There is indeed a direct bus line that operates this route.

You may wonder whether it's worth travelling by bus between London and Rotterdam and what the advantages of this mode of transport may be. Here are some reasons that may encourage you to take the bus to Rotterdam.

  • Unbeatable prices! On the London Rotterdam route, coach companies offer fares that are often much lower than train or carpooling.
  • The new buses used by FlixBus are greener than the use of carpooling and even more than your personal car. The road London Rotterdam is an already existing infrastructure shared with other vehicles. The landscape balance sheet is therefore neutral.
  • During the summer, forget the heat wave thanks to the air-conditioning almost all of the London Rotterdam coaches are equipped with.
  • The recent coaches with which you will travel from London to Rotterdam are equipped with onboard toilets as well as comfortable reclining seats to make you travel in the best conditions.

Which coach companies to travel between London and Rotterdam?

Only the coach company FlixBus operates the direct line London Rotterdam.

FlixBus London Rotterdam

Departure bus stations in London

You will have to arrive at your London stop between 15 minutes and 30 minutes, depending on the bus company, before the departure time indicated on your ticket. To avoid catching the wrong bus, check in front where the destination 'Rotterdam' should be displayed. Finally, have your ticket checked by the driver of FlixBus and get on board after having your luggage in the hold.

  • London Victoria Coach Station

Bus stops at arrival in Rotterdam

When you arrive in Rotterdam, make sure you don't forget anything at your seat and in the hold.

  • Rotterdam

Train London to Rotterdam

Is there a direct train bound for Rotterdam from London?

Indeed, the cities of Rotterdam and London are linked with a direct train connection. The schedule may vary along the week, and direct trains may only operate on certain days. To check prices and availabilities, launch now a search for a London-Rotterdam train ticket on Vivanoda.

Intercity train London Rotterdam

The intercity trains served the main cities of the route between London and Rotterdam with a reduced duration in comparison to regional trains.

High speed train London Rotterdam

Travelling at a speed between 125mph to 220mph, those trains are the fastest solution to go from London to Rotterdam by train.

London Rotterdam train companies

There is only one rail company for this journey: Eurostar.
Eurostar London Rotterdam

Railway stations from London

  • London St Pancras
  • London Liverpool Street

Arrival train stations in Rotterdam

  • Rotterdam Centraal

London to Rotterdam ferries

There is no possibility to travel only by ferry for the trip to Rotterdam from the city of London. Change modes of transport and use coach, carpooling, rail or flight in combination with the ferry.

What ferry companies sail to Rotterdam from London?

There's one ferry company that links London to Rotterdam: all Stena Line fares are displayed in the search results.

Stena Line London Rotterdam

Rotterdam ferry terminals

In Harwich continue your trip to Rotterdam and sail with Stena Line.
  • Hoek Van Holland Ferry Terminal

Cheap flights from London to Rotterdam

To help you find cheaper flights to fly to Rotterdam, we wanted to give you a few pieces of advice:

  • Don't wait the day before your trip to book the London Rotterdam flight as prices should be very high. Most of the time, this is the number one yield management rule: cheapest price are available long time before departure (this targets leisure customers who are used to booking early).
  • Avoid weekends to fly to Rotterdam and be flexible. Prices vary along the time depending many factors including the date and time of travel. So you'd better be able to have a 2- or 3-day flexibility to book your trip.

Which airlines operate the London to Rotterdam flights ?

British Airways is the only airline flying with direct link to Rotterdam from the airport of London.
British Airways London Rotterdam

Departure airport in London

  • LCY London City
  • LGW Gatwick
  • LHR Heathrow

Destination airport in Rotterdam

  • RTM Rotterdam

Carpool from London to Rotterdam

Ridesharing is a new way of travelling allowing people to share London-Rotterdam car journeys with others. This has a very positive environmental impact since it optimizes the capacity of the car and it also allows saving money.

Ridesharing doesn't have any scheduled timetable on the contrary to rail, bus or air industry. This means that when looking for London-Rotterdam rides, you'll be more likely to find ones if you search only three days in advance (and not two months). This is more a lastminute solution to go to Rotterdam.

Before you book your London-Rotterdam ride, you have the possibility to get in touch with the driver to set all the details and conditions of the journey. You can pay online, so you don't need to give any money to your driver.

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