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Trains from London to Rotterdam

Travel greener on a direct Eurostar from London to Rotterdam in 3 hours 16 minutes.

From £39

One way*

City centre

to city centre travel

Comfortable

Make the most of your time on board

Our travel classes

Our tickets are now more flexible than ever before. And from 4 November, you’ll be travelling in our new travel classes Eurostar Standard, Eurostar Plus, or Eurostar Premier.

Take a train from London to Rotterdam

Travelling from London to Rotterdam with us is simple, smart, and speedy. Go direct from city centre to city centre in just 3hrs 16mins. And whether you’re going for work or play, we’ll get you there feeling relaxed and rested. Read on to discover why taking Eurostar from London to Rotterdam is the only way to travel.

High-speed train from London to Rotterdam

To start your journey, get to London St Pancras International at our recommended arrival time to allow plenty of time to go through border controls and security.

This elegant historic 19th-century station is conveniently located in the heart of London and is well connected by underground lines and buses.

Before you jump on one of our Eurostar trains you can indulge in some boutique shopping, experience fine dining at a world-class brasserie or enjoy a glass of bubbly at the longest champagne bar in Europe.

On board a direct train from London to Rotterdam

Travelling with Eurostar is simple, affordable and relaxing. You can bring two bags and one piece of hand luggage for no extra charge and with no weight limits. We won’t charge you for choosing your seats and there are no restrictions on liquids, so feel free to bring something bubbly for the journey. Find out more about our luggage allowances.

Wherever you sit, you can email, tweet and post all the way with our free onboard wi-fi. You’ll find power sockets at your seat, so you can stay charged up while you relax.

If you find yourself feeling peckish, you can enjoy a range of hot and cold drinks and sweet and savoury snacks at Eurostar Café. And if you’re travelling in Standard Premier or Business Premier, you’ll be served a three-course meal at your seat. Find out more about our food on board.

Whether you’re travelling for work, a special occasion, or heading away on a budget break, we’ve got the travel class for you. Check out our seats in Standard, Standard Premier and Business Premier.

Arriving at Rotterdam Centraal from London St Pancras

Your train will arrive at Rotterdam Centraal station, right in the heart of the city. When you arrive at the station, please be sure to keep your ticket handy as you’ll need to scan it at the NS ticket gates to exit the station.

The station is an iconic and ultra-modern building, reconstructed in 2014.

The station is well connected to the rest of the city by the tram network and is within walking distance from the city’s main sights.

Taking an indirect train

If the times of our direct trains to Rotterdam don’t suit, you can go to Brussels-Midi/Zuid instead and then change to a Brussels to Rotterdam Eurostar train for the remainder of the journey.

Timetables for direct trains from London to Rotterdam

Sunday 19 May 2024

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Frequently asked questions

A Eurostar London to Rotterdam train ticket starts from £39.

Typically, the train journey from London to Rotterdam takes 3hrs 13mins. When you view the available tickets, you will be able to see the length of the train journey for each departure time.

Unlike airlines, there are no hidden costs when travelling by Eurostar. Once you have picked your train tickets (Standard, Standard Premier or Business Premier), there will be no additional fees for seat selection, advanced booking, or luggage allowance.

You can take liquids on the Eurostar and there is no volume limit, so you can bring all your toiletries and even a bottle of bubbly!

There are no food restrictions, so you’re allowed to bring your own food from home on the Eurostar.

Get to the station at our recommended arrival time to allow plenty of time to get through border controls and security for your London to Rotterdam train.

Between London and Rotterdam, the high-speed lines allow our trains to drive at a maximum speed of 186 miles per hour (300 km/h).

Standard adult tickets allow you to bring two pieces of luggage that are up to 85 cm long, and one small piece of hand luggage such as a handbag or briefcase. Find out more about luggage allowances.

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Tickets from £39

*See our lowest fare finder for tickets from £39 per person one way based on a mandatory return trip in Standard from London St Pancras International to Brussels-Midi/Zuid, Paris, Amsterdam, Rotterdam or Lille, for travel between 19/06/2024 to 30/10/2024. Subject to availability. Availability varies according to dates and times. Blackout dates may apply. The earlier you book, the more availability. Correct as at 15/05/2024.

Flexible tickets conditions

Our Standard, Standard Premier & Comfort tickets are exchangeable up to 1 hour before your original departure time without a fee. If your new ticket is more expensive, you’ll pay the difference. If your new ticket is cheaper, the difference will not be refunded. Tickets exchanged less than 7 days before the departure date will become non-refundable. View our flexible ticket conditions.