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from London to Amsterdam

You can get from London to Amsterdam by train, bus or flight.

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To get from London to Amsterdam on Oct 21 we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

08:00AMLondon Gatwick Airport1h20 10:20AMAmsterdam Airport Schiphol
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2121One-way
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09:30PMLondon21h50 08:20PMAmsterdam, Sloterdijk
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1051One-way
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06:55PMLondon Luton Airport1h05 09:00PMAmsterdam Airport Schiphol
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3111One-way
08:05PMLondon Gatwick Airport1h20 10:25PMAmsterdam Airport Schiphol
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3181One-way
07:15AMLondon City Airport1h05 09:20AMAmsterdam Airport Schiphol
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4461One-way

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Thu
Oct 21
221Eurostar
95BlaBlaCar Bus
192easyJet
Fri
Oct 22
221Eurostar
105BlaBlaCar Bus
192easyJet
Sat
Oct 23
259Eurostar
80BlaBlaCar Bus
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Sun
Oct 24
259Eurostar
59Flixbus
148easyJet
Mon
Oct 25
167Eurostar
49Flixbus
110easyJet
Tue
Oct 26
100Eurostar
59BlaBlaCar Bus
82easyJet
Wed
Oct 27
117Eurostar
64BlaBlaCar Bus
79easyJet
Thu
Oct 28
124Eurostar
90BlaBlaCar Bus
79easyJet
Fri
Oct 29
109Eurostar
105BlaBlaCar Bus
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Sat
Oct 30
184Eurostar
45Flixbus
56easyJet
Sun
Oct 31
161Eurostar
49Flixbus
38easyJet
Tue
Nov 2
85Eurostar
64BlaBlaCar Bus
38easyJet
Thu
Nov 4
125Eurostar
59BlaBlaCar Bus
58easyJet
Fri
Nov 5
152Eurostar
45Flixbus
71easyJet
Sat
Nov 6
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49Flixbus
63easyJet
Sun
Nov 7
137Eurostar
49Flixbus
36easyJet
Mon
Nov 8
105Eurostar
23Flixbus
36easyJet

Travel Information to Amsterdam from London

distanceDistance221 miles (356 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight or train
priceTicket price range€45 - €225
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • €45 • 11 h 55 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • €50 • 1 h
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus, easyJet or Eurostar

Travel 221 miles (356 km) by coach, flight or train between London and Amsterdam. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as €45. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are Flixbus, easyJet or Eurostar among others. Travellers can even take a direct flight or train from London to Amsterdam.

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How to Travel from London to Amsterdam

Frequent coaches, trains, and flights allow travellers to hop between these two cities, covering the route in as little as 1 hour or as long as 10 hours. Amsterdam is not short on attractions and is one of the most popular destinations in Europe, some of the top attractions are the Museum Quarter and the Canal District.

Train: The train journey between London and Amsterdam is provided by Eurostar, which runs high speed trains that depart St. Pancras International station every two hours. All trains arrive at Amsterdam Central and require switching trains at Brussels - Midi. Travel time ranges from 4 hours and 30 minutes to nearly 6 hours.

Bus: International coaches run by Flixbus, National Express, and OuiBus travel between these two cities virtually every hour. This is a direct trip that lasts 10 hours on average. Buses leave from Victoria Coach Station and arrive at either Duivendrecht or Sloterdijk.

Flight: easyJet, Vueling, British Airways, FlyBe, KLM, Iberia, and CityJet operate non-stop flights between these two European capitals. Flight time is 1 hour and there are usually a couple of flights available every hour. Departure airports include Heathrow, Stansted, Gatwick, Luton, and London City, and the arrival airport is Schiphol.

Travelling from London to Amsterdam: Travel Tips

  • What is the cheapest way to travel from London to Amsterdam? Buses are cheaper than flights and trains, although only slightly so.
  • What is the fastest way to travel from London to Amsterdam? Flying is by far the fastest option, as travel time is just over 1 hour by plane.

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Travel to Amsterdam easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from London to Amsterdam.
FAQs
Is international travel between London, United Kingdom and Amsterdam, Netherlands allowed?

Travel between London, United Kingdom and Amsterdam, Netherlands is: Partially open.

Can travellers from United Kingdom enter Netherlands?

International entry is allowed at this time for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of United Kingdom.

Are there rules for self-quarantine when arriving to Amsterdam from London?

Conditions of entry into Netherlands:

  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
  • 10-day mandatory quarantine and a negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 5 in quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
  • Health declaration required

Are there COVID-19 safety rules for social distancing and wearing face masks in Amsterdam, Netherlands?

To reduce the spread of COVID-19, the government of Netherlands has imposed the following measures:

  • Physical distance requirement: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

This information was last checked on 10/20/21. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your trip from London to Amsterdam.

Are there restrictions on my return trip to London, United Kingdom from Amsterdam, Netherlands due to COVID-19?

The current restriction level for returning to London, United Kingdom from Netherlands is: Partially open.

Am I allowed to reenter London, United Kingdom from Amsterdam, Netherlands?

Reentering United Kingdom is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Netherlands

Do I need to self-quarantine when I arrive back to London from Amsterdam?

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Before travelling, travellers must book and pay for a travel test package, which will include COVID-19 tests to be taken on day 2 and on day 8 of your quarantine
  • 10-day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers vaccinated under the UK vaccine programme are exempt from mandatory quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

Which rules do I need to follow in London, United Kingdom regarding COVID-19?

All travellers returning to United Kingdom must observe the following safety measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in the country:

  • Physical distance: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face masks: Regional advice

The information above was last checked on 10/19/21. We do our best to keep this information up-to-date, but regulations can change due to the nature of the coronavirus pandemic, so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your trip back to London from Amsterdam here.

How do I go from London to Amsterdam?

There are 3 ways to get from London to Amsterdam: coach, flight or train.

What is the cheapest way to get from London to Amsterdam?

Coach services offer the cheapest way to get from London to Amsterdam. Tickets for a coach cost on average €45.

This is compared to other travel options to Amsterdam:

A coach is generally €5 less than a flight for the same route. A flight costs on average €50 from London to Amsterdam.

A coach is generally €180 less than a train for the same trip. A train costs on average €225 from London to Amsterdam.

What is the fastest way to Amsterdam from London?

The fastest way from London to Amsterdam is by flight with an average journey time of 1 h.

Other travel options between London and Amsterdam can usually take longer:

In comparison, going by coach can take 11 h 55 min   on average.

In comparison, getting to Amsterdam by train can take on average 4 h 7 min.

How many miles from London to Amsterdam would I travel?

The distance between London and Amsterdam is around 221 miles (356 km).

How many scheduled departures are there a day from London to Amsterdam?

The average frequency per day from London to Amsterdam is:

  • 1 train a day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip between London and Amsterdam as scheduled services by coach, flight or train can vary by season or day of the week.

What are the departure and arrival points in London and in Amsterdam?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points for travellers from London to Amsterdam:

  • Coaches mostly leave from London, Victoria Coach Station and tend to arrive in Amsterdam, Sloterdijk.
  • Flights from London to Amsterdam most often leave from London Heathrow Airport and arrive in Amsterdam Airport Schiphol.
  • Trains most often depart from London at London Victoria and arrive in Amsterdam at Amsterdam Centraal.
Which travel companies can take me from London to Amsterdam?

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from London to Amsterdam, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Travel with Flixbus to go to Amsterdam by coach. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Flixbus London to Amsterdam tickets on Omio for €45.
  • EasyJet can take you to Amsterdam by plane. If searching for a good deal on flights, you can find tickets for easyJet from London to Amsterdam for €50.
  • Travel with Eurostar to go to Amsterdam by train. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Eurostar London to Amsterdam tickets on Omio for €225.
Is there a direct service between London and Amsterdam?

Yes, there are direct routes from London to Amsterdam with the following travel companies:

  • You can find direct flights per day to take to Amsterdam with KLM.
  • You can find 1 direct train per day to Amsterdam with Eurostar.

As you won't need to change at another stop in between, direct services to Amsterdam tend to save you time and add more convenience, so it's worth paying attention to before you book tickets for this journey.

What other destinations are worth visiting after travelling from London to Amsterdam?
Looking to extend your trip from London to Amsterdam? Many Omio customers who go from London to Amsterdam usually extend their holiday to explore other popular destinations like Paris, Brussels or Berlin. If you're looking to explore Paris, Brussels or Berlin from Amsterdam, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.
How early should I book London to Amsterdam tickets online to score the best deals?

When planning your trip from London to Amsterdam, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to purchase and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Coach tickets are costing €45 one way on average.
  • Plane tickets are costing €50 one way on average.
  • Train tickets are costing €225 one way on average.

However, we recommend buying tickets to Amsterdam from London online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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