Rotterdam Eurostar Breaks
Enjoy the sights and sounds of the second largest city in The Netherlands with our fantastic value Eurostar Breaks to Rotterdam. Departing from London St Pancras station, arrival into Rotterdam by Eurostar takes around 4 hours, plus you also have the opportunity to add rail from your local UK station to London making your journey even easier. Enjoy a comfortable trip, with spacious seating and an onboard buffet service serving drinks and light refreshment. For a small supplement you can upgrade your journey to Standard Premier where you can enjoy a selection of complimentary magazines and a light meal and drinks served at your seat. …Read more
Rotterdam is a vibrant city bursting with shops, restaurants and museums and with our breaks to Rotterdam by Eurostar it has never been easier to discover all that this city has to offer. You can spend a day exploring the Boijmans Van Beuingen Museum, joining in with one of the many festivals and carnivals or simply relax with a cruise along the harbour. Our Eurostar Breaks to Rotterdam include accommodation in your choice of hotel, making your short break as stress free as possible.
On Eurostar Breaks to Rotterdam you will travel as far as Brussels on the Eurostar train before boarding a connecting train to complete your journey to Rotterdam.
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Rotterdam is around 4 hours from London
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Enjoy 1 night trip or stay longer & explore all of Rotterdam
With our flexible Eurostar breaks to Rotterdam you can:
Choose a hotel to suit your needs & budget
Choose from 4 fantastic hotels from 3 star budget hotels from just £37per person per night to 5 star luxury.
Enjoy hassle free travel
Check in up to 30 minutes before departure & you can take 2 pieces of luggage + 1 item of hand luggage per person
Experience fast & easy travel to Rotterdam
Rotterdam is around 4 hours away from London by train! Travel on Eurostar to Brussels and then connect on the InterCity train service in Brussels to Rotterdam.
Be safe in the knowledge there are no booking fees or hidden extras
Relax, with over 30 years experience trust us to take care of your break
Plus if that's not enough, you can add more to build your perfect Rotterdam Eurostar Break:
Add UK rail to London
Travel from any UK station to arrive relaxed to start your break to Rotterdam
Add tickets to attractions in Rotterdam
Why not add a Holland Pass to your break.
Add Travel Insurance
Peace of mind from just £15.95 per adult
Add a hotel in London
Simply call us after you've booked to add a night in London before or after your Eurostar trip
Checking-in for your Eurostar Break to Rotterdam is easy!
When you have completed your booking with us you will receive a Superbreak reference number and a Eurostar reference number. You will need to use the Eurostar reference number in order to collect your tickets at your chosen departure station (London St Pancras, Ashford International or Ebbsfleet International).
Make sure you read our 5 simple tips before you set off on your break
Minimum Check In Time:
Check in at least 30 minutes prior to scheduled departure, however please allow enough time to collect your tickets and allow for any potential delays getting to the station. If you get there early then why not treat yourself to a coffee & croissant!
Collecting your tickets:
Upon arrival at the station, simply enter your Eurostar reference number into any of the 'Quick Ticket' machines in the ticket hall or if you get stuck just ask any member of the Eurostar terminal staff who will be happy to help.
No need to worry about checking-in your bags or how much your case weighs. There isn't a separate check-in for baggage at Eurostar as long as you haven't got more than two medium sized suitcase bags or cases and one piece of hand luggage per person. Excess baggage charges apply any additional items and bulky/sports equipment.
Your seats have been reserved and seat numbers will be shown on your tickets when you print them off, so no need to worry about pre-booking seat numbers.
Please ensure you have a valid passport and if required a visa for your visit. Border formalities are completed on each departure by both UK and French immigration authorities.
About your journey to Rotterdam
You will travel by Eurostar between London and Rotterdam. Your Eurostar ticket is then valid on any InterCity train from Rotterdam to Rotterdam which run hourly.
- Please note tickets are not valid on Thalys High Speed Services.
- All times shown throughout your booking on our website are for the Eurostar elements of your journey only.
- You must allow approximately 3 hours in total each way from Rotterdam in order to clear passport control and complete your journey to/from Rotterdam
Approximate journey times are detailed below:
|From||To||Train||Approx. Journey Times|
|Total: 4 hours|
London St Pancras Station
London St Pancras is located in central London and is a stunningly renovated Victorian station. It offers a great range of shops, restaurants and bars including Europe's longest champagne bar!
First Capital Connect, Southeastern and East Midlands trains arrive directly into St Pancras International. East Coast, Grand Central and Hull trains arrive at King's Cross, which is less than a 5 minute walk. Virgin Trains, Scotrail and London Midland trains arrive into Euston, which is a short walk away. Chiltern trains arrive into Marylebone, First Great Western arrive into Paddington, Southern Trains arrive into Victoria, South Eastern trains arrive into Victoria, Charing Cross and London Bridge depending on where you are travelling from, South West Trains arrive into Waterloo and National Express East Anglia arrive into Liverpool Street station.
All above mentioned mainline train stations are between 15-25 minute tube journey to St Pancras International
St Pancras International is served by Circle, Hammersmith & City, Metropolitan, Northern, Piccadilly & Victoria lines. For access to the Northern Line, you will need to use the escalators to the new Northern ticket hall located on the lower concourse, by the Pancras Road glass porch.
There is a 315 space multi-storey NCP car park on Pancras Road (charges apply). Address: St Pancras Station, Pancras Road, London, NW1. The station is located just outside the congestion charging zone on Pancras Road (please note the road is one-way and can only be accessed from Euston Road). Private cars can pick up and set down in the parking bays on Pancras Road.
- A fantastic range of shops, bars and restaurants are available before check-in
- A bureau de change
- Departure lounge
- Wireless internet access
- Toilets with baby-changing facilities
Ashford International or Ebbsfleet International Stations
If you live in the south of England you can also depart from either Ashford International or Ebbsfleet International.
Both stations have the following facilities:
- NCP car parking (charges apply)
- Cash machines (before check-in only)
- Toilets with baby-changing facilities
- Cafés/bar, bureau de change and convenience store are all available in the departure lounge.
Rotterdam Centraal Station
Rotterdam Centraal station is just a short walk from the city centre making it easy to get to your Rotterdam hotel. If there's too much luggage to carry then why not hop in a taxi or utilise Rotterdam's fantastic public transport systems, all available from the train station.
Getting to your hotel:
Rotterdam is one of Europe's most popular destinations with many museums and attractions throughout the city. Rotterdam Centraal is ideally located in the heart of the bustling city centre with all major transport links to the rest of the city on the station doorstep.
Rotterdam had had a tram system since the late 1800's today there are 10 different tramlines operating throughout the city. All of the tram services stop at the Rotterdam Centraal station with services 4, 7, 8, 20, 21, 23 and 25 running through the city centre. Trams tickets must be bought before boarding the tram as you cannot pay once onboard, the OV-chipkaart is the best way to pay for your public transport within Rotterdam.
With 38 bus lines in Rotterdam travelling by bus is a great way to get about the city. While you are in Rotterdam why not get an OV-chipkaart which can be preloaded with credit and used to pay for travel on all public transport in Rotterdam, including the extensive bus routes throughout the city. There are a range of OV-chipkaart from 2 hours of travel to Unlimited travel for between 1 and 3 days.
Take the hassle out of your journey by hopping into a taxi and travelling direct to your Rotterdam hotel. Outside the train station you will find taxis waiting alternatively you can hail them off the streets where you can choose from a traditional car, rickshaw or Tuk-Tuk or a bicycle taxi. The taxis in Rotterdam are available 24 hours a day.
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- Left Luggage Facilities
- Waiting Area
- Disabled Access
- Car Parking
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