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London to Rotterdam flights

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Departure Tue, 13 Oct Return Fri, 16 Oct
LON London
RTM Rotterdam
return from £49
Departure Mon, 26 Oct Return Fri, 30 Oct
LON London
RTM Rotterdam
return from £48
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 = 1.09 EUR
British Pound Sterling Euro
1 EUR = 0.93 GBP
Last checked on 30 September 2020
Local, one-way ticket

Trains are 30% more expensive in Rotterdam than in London.

Mid-priced restaurant

A meal in Rotterdam is 15% cheaper than a meal in London.

Standard daytime start rate

Taxis are 22% more expensive in Rotterdam than in London.

Regular cappuccino

Coffee in Rotterdam is 10% cheaper than in London.

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

How is COVID-19 affecting flights from London to Rotterdam?
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🔍 How can I find cheap flights from London to Rotterdam at Opodo?
Our search engines have found flights from 48€ for the route London - Rotterdam. At Opodo we use different machine learned based methodologies to find our costumers the cheapest 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 3.66 GBP, 22% more expensive than London, with a fare of 3.00 GBP, while train tickets costs 31% more in Rotterdam: 3.66 GBP against 2.80 GBP in London. If you compare the price of a lunch meal, however, you can find it from 12.79 GBP in Rotterdam, 15% less than the 15.00 GBP in London. The price of the coffee is around 10% cheaper in Rotterdam, with an average of 2.68 GBP, while in London the coffee costs 2.98 GBP.
📉 When is the best time to book a flight from London to Rotterdam?
According to real customer data from our website, the most popular months to book a trip from London to Rotterdam are July, August and September.
📅 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 1 month to fly to  Rotterdam from London in terms of searches from our cutomer, 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 oter cities in between).

Schiphol - Latest customer reviews

3.8 /5
Reviews: 4
4.0 /5
Date 2019-09-02 Age 51-70 City UK

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

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

all went well and very quick

5.0 /5
Date 2019-06-27 Age 51-70 City Uk

Stay in departures as long as possible nothing avail at gate

2.0 /5
Date 2018-03-29 Age 51-70 City UK

Old plane cramped seating.

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