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

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To get from London to Amsterdam on Jan 28 we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

11:00AMLondon Heathrow Airport1h25 01:25PMAmsterdam Airport Schiphol
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11:04AMLondon St Pancras4h07 04:11PMAmsterdam Centraal
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05:05PMLondon City Airport1h10 07:15PMAmsterdam Airport Schiphol
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09:01AMLondon St Pancras5h34 03:35PMAmsterdam Centraal
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Feb 7
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Feb 12
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Travel Information to Amsterdam from London

distanceDistance221 miles (356 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight or train
priceTicket price range€58 - €119
cheapestCheapest modeFlight • €58 • 1 h 10 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • €58 • 1 h 10 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus, easyJet or Eurostar

Take a coach, flight or train to travel 221 miles (356 km) from London to Amsterdam. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 10 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a flight is the best option with prices starting as low as €58. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are Flixbus, easyJet or Eurostar among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach, 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.

Travel Tips: Travel from London to Amsterdam

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

What are the COVID-19 travel restrictions for Amsterdam, Netherlands if I’m coming from London, United Kingdom?

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 self-quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 5 in quarantine
  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 48 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 24 hours prior to arrival
  • 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 1/24/22. 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 to Amsterdam from London.

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 2 days before arrival for unvaccinated travellers
  • Prebook and pay for day 2 and day 8 COVID-19 PCR tests for unvaccinated travellers
  • 10-day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
  • Prebook and pay for a COVID-19 test, to be taken on the end of day 1 for vaccinated travellers
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • 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 1/26/22. 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 you get from London to Amsterdam?

There are 3 travel options from London to Amsterdam: coach, flight or train.

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

The cheapest way from London to Amsterdam is by taking a flight. You can find average ticket prices around €58 compared to other travel options to Amsterdam:

A flight journey is usually €2 less than a journey to Amsterdam by coach, which costs on average €60 for the same trip.

A flight is generally €61 less than a train for the same journey. A train costs on average €119 from London to Amsterdam.

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

The fastest way from London to Amsterdam is by flight with an average journey time of 1 h 10 min.

Other travel options to Amsterdam from London can usually take longer:

In comparison, getting to Amsterdam by coach can take on average 11 h 15 min.

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?

You should expect to travel around 221 miles (356 km) from London to Amsterdam.

How many services a day are there to Amsterdam from London?

The average frequency per day from London to Amsterdam is:

  • 1 train per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route from London to 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 when travelling from London to Amsterdam?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when travelling from London to Amsterdam:

  • Most travellers who book a coach ticket from London to Amsterdam depart from London, Hammersmith Bridge Road to Amsterdam, Radarweg (Sloterdijk).
  • Most travellers who book a plane ticket from London to Amsterdam depart from London Heathrow Airport to Amsterdam Airport Schiphol.
  • Most travellers who purchase a train ticket from London to Amsterdam depart from London Victoria to Amsterdam Centraal.

Which travel companies can get 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:

  • Flixbus can take you to Amsterdam by coach. If searching for a good deal on coaches, you can find tickets for Flixbus from London to Amsterdam for €60.
  • EasyJet can get you to Amsterdam by plane. You can find a good deal for plane tickets with easyJet from London to Amsterdam for €58 on Omio.
  • Eurostar can get you to Amsterdam by train. You can find a good deal for train tickets with Eurostar from London to Amsterdam for €119 on Omio.

Can I travel directly from London to Amsterdam?

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

  • You can find direct coaches per day to Amsterdam with.
  • You can find direct flights per day to Amsterdam with British Airways or 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 buy tickets for this journey.

What other popular destinations should I add to my itinerary for my trip to Amsterdam from London?

Many of our customers who book a trip from London to Amsterdam often extend their holiday and travel to other popular destinations like Paris, Brussels or Berlin. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your London and Amsterdam itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Amsterdam and any of these top destinations today!

When should I purchase a ticket from London to Amsterdam online to score the best deals?

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

  • Coach tickets cost €60 one way on average.
  • Plane tickets are costing on average €58 one way.
  • Train tickets are costing €119 one way on average.

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

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