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London to Rotterdam flights

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Departure Sun, 07 Feb Return Sat, 13 Feb
LON London
RTM Rotterdam
return from £48
Departure Mon, 22 Feb Return Sat, 27 Feb
LON London
RTM Rotterdam
return from £62
Flight route information
Rotterdam is a magical place that weaves maritime history with a contemporary riverside lifestyle.
Currency and price comparison
Exchange rate
1.00 GBP = 1.12 EUR
British Pound Sterling Euro
1 EUR = 0.9 GBP
Last checked on 27 January 2021
Train
Local, one-way ticket
27%

Trains are 27% more expensive in Rotterdam than in London.

London
£2.8
Rotterdam
£3.56
Meal
Mid-priced restaurant
23%

A meal in Rotterdam is 23% cheaper than a meal in London.

London
£15
Rotterdam
£11.57
Taxi
Standard daytime start rate
19%

Taxis are 19% more expensive in Rotterdam than in London.

London
£3
Rotterdam
£3.56
Coffee
Regular cappuccino
10%

Coffee in Rotterdam is 10% cheaper than in London.

London
£2.95
Rotterdam
£2.6
London airports
  • ( Heathrow (LHR)
    How far from city centre: 14 miles
  • ( Gatwick (LGW)
    How far from city centre: 25 miles
  • ( Stansted (STN)
    How far from city centre: 30 miles
  • ( Luton International (LTN)
    How far from city centre: 27 miles
  • ( Southend (SEN)
    How far from city centre: 35 miles
  • ( London City (LCY)
    How far from city centre: 7 miles
Rotterdam airports
  • ( Schiphol (AMS)
    How far from city centre: 34 miles
  • ( Welschap (EIN)
    How far from city centre: 51 miles
  • ( Niederrhein (Weeze) (NRN)
    How far from city centre: 75 miles
  • ( Rotterdam (RTM)
    How far from city centre: 10 miles
K Distance: 199 miles

Getting to and from the airport

Flights departing from London

London is a city that is known for its art, culture, commerce and ancient monuments. It is served by a few airports such as Luton, Stansted and Gatwick. Gatwick is known for being the airport with a single runway that is extremely busy.

Flights from London to Rotterdam take off from London's many airports. If your flight is taking off from London City Airport, you can consider yourself very lucky as this is located within city limits. However, Luton, Stansted and Southend are far away and need adequate travel time to reach. Heathrow and Gatwick are the most popular airports serving London.

Getting to London airport

London Rotterdam flights take off from one of the six airports of London. Once you confirm from which airport your plane is taking off, all you need to do is board a train that takes you directly to one of the six airports. However, if your plane is taking off from London City Airport, just call a cab or hire a taxi. This is located within Central London and your taxi fare will not be a lot. However, try to take trains from central London to reach the other five airports. They are all a fair distance away but Gatwick and Heathrow are connected by high speed trains.

Arriving to Rotterdam

Rotterdam is located in the Netherlands and is one of the most beautiful cities in Europe. It is known for its riverside setting, architecture, and its throbbing cultural life. Begin your journey at the Maritime Museum Rotterdam, which reveals a maritime past of the Netherlands, when it was a colonial power. Visit the Market Hall, which is a new landmark designed by MVRDV an architectural firm. Head toward Lijnbaan, a unique pedestrian street known for its shopping options. Do not forget to visit Kruiskade, an up-market shopping destination. Spend time at one of the many bars and clubs that are scattered across the city.

How to get to the city centre

Flights to Rotterdam from London land at Rotterdam The Hague Airport. The airport is conveniently located within easy reach of Rotterdam and The Hague. To get to central Rotterdam, all you need to do is get on bus 33, which will drop you off at Rotterdam Central Station. You can also choose to get off at Meijersplein station, where you can take metro line E to reach central Rotterdam. There are taxis available outside the arrivals area and it is a convenient mode of transport for those who want to reach their destination safely and comfortably, though it may cost a little more.

Frequent asked questions about flights from London to Rotterdam

😷 Is it safe to travel from London to Rotterdam during the Covid-19 situation?
At Opodo we want to make sure that your travel plans are not affected by any cancelation as well as any possible restrictions Netherlands may apply when travelling from London. Is your flight cancelled? We've got your back! With our flexible ticket guarantee you can decide if you want to book another flight - free of rebooking fee - or get a full refund!
🔍 How can I find cheap flights from London to Rotterdam at Opodo?
The cheapest price for a flight from London to Rotterdam is 48£. At Opodo we use different machine learned based methodologies to find our costumers the best option available, considering airline combinations, stopovers and direct flights as well as different criteria for inbound and outbound journeys.
💰 Is Rotterdam expensive to visit compared to London?
If you compare transportation prices, the taxi ride in Rotterdam costs an average of 3.60 GBP, 20% more expensive than London, with a fare of 3.00 GBP, while train tickets costs 29% more in Rotterdam: 3.60 GBP against 2.80 GBP in London. If you compare the price of a lunch meal, however, you can find it from 11.70 GBP in Rotterdam, 22% less than the 15.00 GBP in London. The price of the coffee is around 12% cheaper in Rotterdam, with an average of 2.66 GBP, while in London the coffee costs 3.01 GBP.
📉 When is the best time to book a flight from London to Rotterdam?
The most popular months to book a trip from London to Rotterdam are July, August and September, based on the searches of our customers.
📅 When is the best time to travel from London to Rotterdam?
The best time of the year to go to Rotterdam when flying from London depends on several preference factors like climate, seasonality and, of course, price. When it comes to popularity, July is the top 1º month to fly to Rotterdam from London in terms of searches from our customer, followed by May and August. If you prefer to avoid high peaks of turism, however, and escape a crowded period, January, March and December are the months with less volume of searchs for the route London -  Rotterdam.
🕑 How long does the flight take to go from London to Rotterdam?
The total flight time between London and Rotterdam is of around 00:54 hours on average, considering an average distance of 293 km, for both direct and indirect flights for the route (which may have 1 or more stops in other cities in between).
🌡️ How is the weather in Rotterdam compared to London?
While in London the temperatures can reach an average of 29.01 ºC in summer, with precipitation levels up to 9.0 mm ,Rotterdam's temperatures can go up to 30.93 ºC during the hot season, with 12.0 mm average of rain rate . In winter, however, weather indicators show around -3.18 ºC in Rotterdam, compared to the -3.09 ºC average degrees reported in London. During the winter period, London can register 6.0 mm precipitation, while Rotterdam have an average of 9.0 mm rain level.
🛄 Which airports have flights between London and Rotterdam?
The main airport route flying between London and Rotterdam is: London City (LCY) to Rotterdam (RTM). This route is covered by the following airline(s): British Airways. BA Cityflyer.

Schiphol - Latest customer reviews

4.3 /5
Reviews: 3
5.0 /5
Pen
Date 2019-06-27 Age 51-70 City Uk

Stay in departures as long as possible nothing avail at gate

4.0 /5
Carry
Date 2019-07-21 Age Over 70 City The Netherlands

all went well and very quick

4.0 /5
DLC
Date 2019-09-02 Age 51-70 City UK

VERY expensive. More comfortable seating in waiting areas would have been good but generally pleasant

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