You can get from London to Amsterdam by train, bus or flight.
To get from London to Amsterdam on Oct 21 we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.
Find all the dates and times for this journey by train, bus, and flight, .
|Distance||221 miles (356 km)|
|Available travel modes||Coach, flight or train|
|Ticket price range||€45 - €225|
|Cheapest mode||Coach • €45 • 11 h 55 min|
|Fastest mode||Flight • €50 • 1 h|
|Popular travel companies||Flixbus, 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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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.
Travel between London, United Kingdom and Amsterdam, Netherlands is: Partially open.
International entry is allowed at this time for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of United Kingdom.
Conditions of entry into Netherlands:
To reduce the spread of COVID-19, the government of Netherlands has imposed the following measures:
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.
The current restriction level for returning to London, United Kingdom from Netherlands is: Partially open.
Reentering United Kingdom is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Netherlands
All travellers returning to United Kingdom must observe the following safety measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in the country:
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.
There are 3 ways to get from London to Amsterdam: coach, flight or train.
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.
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.
The distance between London and Amsterdam is around 221 miles (356 km).
The average frequency per day from London to Amsterdam is:
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.
These are the most popular departure and arrival points for travellers 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:
Yes, there are direct routes from London to Amsterdam with the following travel companies:
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.
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:
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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