There are 13 ways to get from Amsterdam Centraal Station to London by train, plane, bus, car ferry, car or car train

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train to Rotterdam, fly to London City  •  3 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Rotterdam Centraal
  2. Fly from Rotterdam (RTM) to London City (LCY) RTM - LCY

$82 - $328

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Bus  •  10 h 16 min

  1. Take the bus from Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Brussels, Brussels-North station 810
  2. Take the bus from Brussels, CCN, gare du Nord to London, Victoria Green Line Station RegioJet

$33 - $51

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Fly Amsterdam to London City  •  3 h 41 min

  1. Fly from Amsterdam (AMS) to London City (LCY) AMS - LCY

$70 - $287

Fly Amsterdam to London Heathrow  •  3 h 56 min

  1. Fly from Amsterdam (AMS) to London Heathrow (LHR) AMS - LHR

$93 - $302

Fly Amsterdam to London Gatwick  •  3 h 55 min

  1. Fly from Amsterdam (AMS) to London Gatwick (LGW) AMS - LGW

$62 - $222

Fly Amsterdam to London Luton, train  •  4 h 20 min

  1. Fly from Amsterdam (AMS) to London Luton (LTN) AMS - LTN
  2. Take the train from Luton Airport Parkway to London St Pancras International LL

$59 - $186

Fly Amsterdam to London Stansted  •  4 h 16 min

  1. Fly from Amsterdam (AMS) to London Stansted (STN) AMS - STN

$72 - $227

Fly Amsterdam to Southend, train  •  4 h 30 min

  1. Fly from Amsterdam (AMS) to Southend (SEN) AMS - SEN
  2. Take the train from Southend Airport to London Liverpool Street

$65 - $208

Train  •  6 h 20 min

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Paris-Nord Thalys
  2. Take the train from Paris Nord Eurostar to London St. Pancras International Est

$217 - $417

Train, bus  •  11 h 11 min

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Den Haag Centraal Sprinter / ...
  2. Take the bus from The Hague to London Ouibus

$35 - $52

Train, carferry  •  11 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Schiedam Centrum
  2. Take the carferry from Hook of Holland to Harwich
  3. Take the train from Manningtree to London Liverpool Street

$99 - $126

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  5 h 24 min

  1. Drive from Amsterdam Centraal Station to Calais
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Calais to Folkestone
  3. Drive from Folkestone to London

$243 - $276

Drive, carferry  •  6 h 40 min

  1. Drive from Amsterdam Centraal Station to Calais
  2. Take the carferry from Calais to Dover
  3. Drive from Dover to London

$97 - $141

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct train from Amsterdam Centraal Station to London. However, there are services departing from Amsterdam Centraal and arriving at London St. Pancras International via Paris Nord Eurostar. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 20 min.

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The distance between Amsterdam Centraal Station and London is 358 km.

The best way to get from Amsterdam Centraal Station to London without a car is to train which takes 6 h 20 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 29 min to get from Amsterdam Centraal Station to London, including transfers.

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Amsterdam Centraal Station to London train services, operated by Thalys, depart from Amsterdam Centraal station.

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The best way to get from Amsterdam Centraal Station to London is to fly which takes 3 h 41 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 6 h 20 min, you could also bus, which costs and takes 10 h 16 min.

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The quickest flight from Rotterdam Airport to London City Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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London is 1 h behind Amsterdam Centraal Station. It is currently 6:36 PM in Amsterdam Centraal Station and 5:36 PM in London.

Amsterdam Centraal Station to London train services, operated by Eurostar, arrive at London St. Pancras International station.

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British Airways offers flights from Rotterdam Airport to London City Airport.

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Map of how to get from Amsterdam Centraal Station to London.
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  • Distance: 223.6 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 29 min

What companies run services between Amsterdam Centraal Station, Netherlands and London, England?

British Airways, KLM and Flybe fly from Amsterdam Centraal Station to London hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Amsterdam Centraal Station to London via Paris-Nord and Paris Nord Eurostar in around 6 h 20 min.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Rotterdam to London City
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $430
Flights from Amsterdam to London City
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $750
Flights from Amsterdam to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $470
Flights from Amsterdam to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $310
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Amsterdam to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $240
Flights from Amsterdam to London Luton
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $230
Flights from Amsterdam to London Stansted
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $270
Flights from Amsterdam to Southend
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $240
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam to London City
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $480
Flights from Amsterdam to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $410
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Amsterdam to London City
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $500
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Amsterdam to London Luton
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $270
Train operators
Dutch Railways (NS)

Dutch Railways (NS) is the main passenger railway operator in the Netherlands. Founded in 1938, NS connects all major cities in the Netherlands, and offers night trains, international trains, Intercity direct, and trains to and from the airport. NS International is the international subsidiary of NS; their services include high-speed trains such as Thalys, ICE International, Eurostar and TGV, to major European hubs including Paris, London, Brussels, Berlin, Cologne, Frankfurt and Lille.

Contact Details
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $20
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Den Haag Centraal
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $18
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Schiedam Centrum
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $22
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $45
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$23 - $45
1st Class
$40 - $55
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Paris-Nord
Ave. Duration
3 h 18 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$140 - $180
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$140 - $180
1st Class
$180 - $260
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Luton Airport Parkway to London St Pancras International LL
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Luton Airport Parkway to London St Pancras International
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$6 - $10
Off-Peak Single
$13 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $21
Anytime Single
$19 - $28
Greater Anglia
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Train from Southend Airport to London Liverpool Street
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Manningtree to London Liverpool Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Eurostar
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Calais to Folkestone
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$173
Website
eurotunnel.com
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Brussels, Brussels-North station
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $20
Website
flixbus.co.uk
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.sk
Bus from Brussels, CCN, gare du Nord to London, Victoria Green Line Station
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$18 - $24
Schedules at
regiojet.sk
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from The Hague to London
Ave. Duration
9 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Website
Ouibus
Ferry operators

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