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There are 10 ways to get from Amsterdam to Bristol by plane, train, bus, car, car train or car ferry

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Fly to Bristol  •  3h 56m

  1. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Bristol (BRS) AMS - BRS

£49 - £180

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Bus  •  14h 13m

  1. Take the bus from Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk to London Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk > The Hague > Rotterdam > Brussels City Center - Midi Train station > London / ...
  2. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Bristol Bus & Coach Station National Express

£33 - £46

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Fly to Cardiff, train  •  5h 27m

  1. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Cardiff (CWL) AMS - CWL
  2. Take the train from Cardiff Central to Bristol Temple Meads

£84 - £300

Fly to Birmingham, train  •  5h 39m

  1. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Birmingham (BHX) AMS - BHX
  2. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Bristol Temple Meads

£77 - £230

Fly to London City, train  •  5h 56m

  1. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to London City (LCY) AMS - LCY
  2. Take the train from London Paddington to Bristol Temple Meads

£105 - £325

Train via London  •  7h 11m

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Bruxelles-Midi
  2. Take the train from Bruxelles-Midi to London St Pancras Eurostar Eil
  3. Take the train from London Paddington to Bristol Temple Meads

£146 - £309

Train  •  7h 48m

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Brussel-Zuid/Midi
  2. Take the train from Bruxelles-Midi to London St Pancras Eurostar Eil
  3. Take the train from London Paddington to Bristol Temple Meads

£119 - £310

Bus via Amsterdam, Duivendrecht  •  16h 7m

  1. Take the bus from Amsterdam, Duivendrecht to London 140
  2. Take the bus from Belgravia, Victoria Coach Station to Tyndall's Park, Triangle West 040

£80 - £117

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  7h 13m

  1. Drive from Amsterdam to Calais-Fréthun
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Calais-Fréthun to Folkestone
  3. Drive from Folkestone to Bristol

£204 - £239

Drive, car ferry  •  8h 26m

  1. Drive from Amsterdam to Calais
  2. Take the car ferry from Calais to Dover
  3. Drive from Dover to Bristol

£91 - £138

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The cheapest way to get from Amsterdam to Bristol is to bus which costs 35€ - 55€ and takes 14h 13m.

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The quickest way to get from Amsterdam to Bristol is to fly which costs 55€ - 210€ and takes 3h 56m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Amsterdam to Bristol station. However, there are services departing from Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk and arriving at Bristol Bus & Coach Station via London Victoria Coach Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14h 13m.

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The distance between Amsterdam and Bristol is 523 km.

The best way to get from Amsterdam to Bristol without a car is to train via London which takes 7h 11m and costs 160€ - 350€.

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It takes approximately 3h 56m to get from Amsterdam to Bristol, including transfers.

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Amsterdam to Bristol bus services, operated by Ouibus, depart from Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk station.

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The best way to get from Amsterdam to Bristol is to fly which takes 3h 56m and costs 55€ - 210€. Alternatively, you can train via London, which costs 160€ - 350€ and takes 7h 11m, you could also bus, which costs 35€ - 55€ and takes 14h 13m.

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The quickest flight from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Bristol Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 10m.

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Amsterdam to Bristol bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Bristol Bus & Coach Station.

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Map of how to get from Amsterdam to Bristol.
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  • Distance: 327.1 miles
  • Duration: 3h 56m

What companies run services between Amsterdam, Netherlands and Bristol, England?

KLM and easyJet fly from Amsterdam to Bristol every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Amsterdam to Bristol via Bruxelles-Midi, London St Pancras Eurostar, King's Cross St. Pancras station, Paddington, and London Paddington in around 7h 11m.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Bristol
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£90 - £420
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Cardiff
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£120 - £550
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£65 - £310
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to London City
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£55 - £370
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£40 - £240
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to London City
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£50 - £380
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to London City
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£75 - £600
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Bristol
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£50 - £280
Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Cardiff Central to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
47m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£15 - £29
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
£10 - £16
Advanced Single
£11 - £16
Anytime Day Single
£15 - £29
Train from London Paddington to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
1h 42m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£45 - £90
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
£26 - £40
Advanced Single
£27 - £40
Anytime Day Single
£45 - £90
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Cardiff Central to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
47m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
£26 - £40
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
£19 - £28
Anytime Single
£26 - £40
Off-Peak Single
£16 - £24
Train from Birmingham New Street to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£35 - £60
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
£26 - £40
Anytime Single
£35 - £60
Off-Peak Single
£30 - £50
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£45 - £65
Website
Thalys
2nd Class
£45 - £65
1st Class
£65 - £90
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Brussel-Zuid/Midi
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£45 - £65
Website
Thalys
2nd Class
£45 - £65
1st Class
£65 - £90
Eurostar
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Contact Details
Phone
+44 343 218 6186
Website
eurostar.com
Train from Bruxelles-Midi to London St Pancras Eurostar
Ave. Duration
2h 1m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£50 - £150
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
£50 - £150
Premier
£120 - £180
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 Brussel-Zuid/Midi
Ave. Duration
2h 51m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
£18 - £45
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
£18 - £26
1st Class
£30 - £45
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Calais-Fréthun to Folkestone
Ave. Duration
25m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£131
Website
eurotunnel.com
Bus operators
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 Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk to London
Ave. Duration
11h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
£16 - £22
Website
Ouibus
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Bristol Bus & Coach Station
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£17 - £24
Book at
National Express
Bus from Belgravia, Victoria Coach Station to Tyndall's Park, Triangle West
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£17 - £24
Book at
National Express
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Amsterdam, Duivendrecht to London
Ave. Duration
11h 15m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
£60 - £90
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
Ferry operators

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Bristol is 1h behind Amsterdam. It is currently 7:50 PM in Amsterdam and 6:50 PM in Bristol.

easyJet and KLM offer flights from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Bristol Airport.

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There are 1253+ hotels available in Bristol. Prices start at £65 per night.

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The best way to get from Amsterdam to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport is to train which takes 13m and costs 6€ - 13€.

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