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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 Aug 3 we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

08:20AMLondon Heathrow Airport1h20 10:40AMAmsterdam Airport Schiphol
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02:45PMLondon Heathrow Airport1h15 05:00PMAmsterdam Airport Schiphol
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Aug 2
165Eurostar
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Aug 3
165Eurostar
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Aug 4
135Eurostar
64British Airways
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Aug 5
108Eurostar
73easyJet
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Aug 6
108Eurostar
51easyJet
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Aug 7
108Eurostar
68easyJet
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Aug 8
84Eurostar
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Aug 9
84Eurostar
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Aug 10
65Eurostar
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Aug 11
71Eurostar
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Aug 12
71Eurostar
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Aug 13
78Eurostar
42easyJet
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Aug 14
65Eurostar
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Aug 15
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52easyJet
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Aug 16
71Eurostar
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Aug 17
62Eurostar
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Aug 18
71Eurostar
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Aug 19
84Eurostar
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Aug 20
84Eurostar
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Travel Information to Amsterdam from London

distanceDistance221 miles (356 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight, coach or train
priceTicket price range€56 - €65
cheapestCheapest modeFlight • €56 • 1 h 15 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • €56 • 1 h 15 min
carriersPopular travel companiesBritish Airways, BlaBlaCar Bus or Eurostar

Travel 221 miles (356 km) by flight, coach or train from London to Amsterdam. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 15 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a flight is the best option with prices starting as low as €56. The most popular travel providers which serve this journey are British Airways, BlaBlaCar Bus or Eurostar among others. Travellers can even take a direct flight or train from London to Amsterdam.

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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FAQs
What are the international travel restrictions for Netherlands due to COVID-19 if I’m travelling between London and Amsterdam?

International travel from London, United Kingdom to Amsterdam, Netherlands is: Restricted.

Can I enter Netherlands if coming from United Kingdom?

Entry into Netherlands is currently allowed for: Entry is restricted for citizens and permanent residents of United Kingdom.

Am I required to self-quarantine upon arrival to Amsterdam if travelling from London?

Conditions of entry:

  • 10-day mandatory quarantine and a negative COVID-19 test issued at most 1 days before arrival
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 5 in quarantine
  • Health declaration required

What measures do I need to follow in Amsterdam, Netherlands due to the pandemic?

All travellers in Netherlands must observe the following coronavirus safety measures:

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

The information above was last checked on 7/28/21; however, this can change before your date of travel so please make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your journey from London to Amsterdam.

Do I need to self-quarantine when I arrive back to United Kingdom from Amsterdam, Netherlands?

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

Is my journey back to London from Amsterdam restricted?

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

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival in London from Amsterdam?

Conditions of reentry into United Kingdom:

  • 10-day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers can choose to pay for a private COVID-19 test. The earliest you can take the test while in quarantine is 5 full days after you left a place not on the travel corridor list
  • 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
  • Travellers vaccinated under the UK vaccine programme are exempt from mandatory quarantine
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

What are the coronavirus safety measures I need to follow in London, United Kingdom?

You should observe these safety measures in United Kingdom as imposed by the government to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

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

This information about your return travel to United Kingdom was last checked on 7/30/21. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to London from Amsterdam closer to your date of departure here.

How do I go from London to Amsterdam?

There are 3 ways that you can travel to Amsterdam from London. You can take a flight, coach or train.

How many miles are between London and Amsterdam

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

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

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

  • Most travellers take a flight from London Heathrow Airport to Amsterdam Airport Schiphol.
  • Most travellers take a coach from London, Victoria Coach Station to Amsterdam, Sloterdijk.
  • Most travellers board their train from London Victoria and arrive in Amsterdam Centraal.
Which travel companies can get me from London to Amsterdam?

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from London to Amsterdam:

  • You can go to Amsterdam from London by plane with British Airways. You'll see cheap plane tickets for €56 with British Airways from London to Amsterdam on Omio.
  • You can go to Amsterdam from London by coach with BlaBlaCar Bus. You'll see cheap coach tickets for €58 with BlaBlaCar Bus from London to Amsterdam on Omio.
  • You can go to Amsterdam from London by train with Eurostar. You'll see cheap train tickets for €65 with Eurostar from London to Amsterdam on Omio.
Can I travel directly between London and Amsterdam?

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

  • You can check for a direct flight to Amsterdam with KLM.
  • You can find direct trains to take 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 trip.

What other popular destinations should I add to my itinerary for my trip to Amsterdam from London?
Many of our customers travelling from London to Amsterdam don't make Amsterdam their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after are Paris, Brussels or Berlin, either of which you could add to your London and Amsterdam trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Amsterdam to any of these top destinations today!
How far in advance should I book my London to Amsterdam ticket online to get the best deals?

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

  • Plane tickets cost on average €56 one way.
  • Coach tickets cost €58 one way on average.
  • Train tickets cost on average €65 one way.

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.

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

Flight services offer the cheapest way to get from London to Amsterdam. Tickets for a flight cost on average €56.

This is compared to other travel options to Amsterdam:

A flight is generally €2 less than a coach for the same trip. A coach costs on average €58 from London to Amsterdam.

A flight journey is usually €9 less than a journey to Amsterdam by train, which costs on average €65 for the same trip.

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

The quickest way to travel to Amsterdam from London is by flight, which takes on average 1 h 15 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, travelling by coach can take you on average 14 h 5 min.

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

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Where is the bus station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is not located in the city centre but it can be reached by public transport.<br>Metro lines Central, Circle, Hammersmith, City
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