Train from London to Utrecht, The Netherlands
Green Traveller's Guide to taking the train from London St Pancras International Railway Station to Utrecht in The Netherlands.
Journey Time: from 3 hours 56 mins
Sample timetable: Depart London 11.04pm, arrive Utrecht 4.28pm
Transfer: Quick same-station change of platform within Rotterdam station
Frequency of Departures: 12/day
Carbon emissions: 12.0kg (flight would be 114.9kg)*
Car hire at Utrecht Centraal Railway Station: Yes
What's the journey like?
Take the Eurostar to Rotterdam station where there's an easy same-station platform change to board the local intercity train to Utrecht Centraal.
Stopover hotels to break the journey in Rotterdam
If you want to break the journey and stay overnight to see a bit more of Rotterdam while you're travelling through, there are lots of lovely places to stay near Rotterdam Centraal. Here are some examples of hotels that are conveniently nearby: Hotels near Rotterdam Centraal.
Welkom in Utrecht! Home to the Netherlands' top university, Utrecht is primarily a student city, oozing with youthful energy and enthusiasm. It's the perfect destination for a city break, with some great places to eat and drink. Drift past street performers and canalside cafes by canoe, explore the city on an illuminated night walk or pedal your way to the tranquil botanical gardens... think of it like a mini Amsterdam but without the crowds. For more information on where to stay and eat, and things to do, see our Green Travel Guide to Utrecht.
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