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There are 9 ways to get from Amsterdam to Bristol by train, night bus, bus, car, car train, car ferry or plane

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  •  6h 16m

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

£167 - £424

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Night bus, bus  •  15h 20m

  1. Take the night bus from Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk to London, London Victoria Coach Station N824
  2. Take the bus from London, London Victoria Coach Station to Bristol, Bristol Bond Street Uk041

£38 - £46

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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

£206 - £246

Drive, car ferry  •  8h 42m

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

£76 - £160

Fly to Bristol  •  4h 12m

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

£46 - £342

Fly to Cardiff, train  •  5h 24m

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

£93 - £292

Fly to Birmingham, train  •  5h 47m

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

£113 - £452

Fly to London Heathrow, train  •  5h 42m

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

£91 - £327

Fly to London City, train  •  5h 59m

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

£104 - £440

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Amsterdam to Bristol is to night bus and bus which costs 40€ - 55€ and takes 15h 20m.

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The quickest way to get from Amsterdam to Bristol is to fly which costs 50€ - 380€ and takes 4h 12m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Amsterdam to Bristol. However, there are services departing from Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk and arriving at Bristol, Bristol Bond Street via London, London Victoria Coach Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15h 20m.

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No, there is no direct train from Amsterdam to Bristol. However, there are services departing from Amsterdam Centraal and arriving at Bristol Temple Meads via King's Cross St. Pancras station and London Paddington. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 16m.

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The distance between Amsterdam and Bristol is 327 miles.

The best way to get from Amsterdam to Bristol without a car is to train which takes 6h 16m and costs 180€ - 470€.

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It takes approximately 6h 16m to get from Amsterdam to Bristol, including transfers.

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Amsterdam to Bristol bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk station.

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Amsterdam to Bristol train services, operated by Eurostar, depart from Amsterdam Centraal station.

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The best way to get from Amsterdam to Bristol is to train which takes 6h 16m and costs 180€ - 470€. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs 50€ - 380€ and takes 4h 12m.

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Map of how to get from Amsterdam to Bristol.
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  • Distance: 327.1 miles
  • Duration: 6h 16m

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

You can take a train from Amsterdam to Bristol via London St Pancras Eurostar, King's Cross St. Pancras station, Paddington, and London Paddington in around 6h 16m. Alternatively, KLM and easyJet fly from Amsterdam to Bristol every 4 hours.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Bristol
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£80 - £170
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Cardiff
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£100 - £140
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£100 - £250
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£55 - £260
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to London City
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£70 - £190
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£40 - £600
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to London City
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£55 - £490
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Bristol
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£50 - £170
Train operators
Eurostar
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from London Paddington to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£40 - £100
Website
gwr.com
Anytime Day
£40 - £55
Anytime Day 1st Class
£70 - £100
Train from Cardiff Central to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£15 - £35
Website
gwr.com
Anytime Day
£15 - £19
Anytime Day 1st Class
£26 - £35
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Calais-Fréthun to Folkestone
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£131
Website
Eurotunnel
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
49 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
£29 - £110
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£29 - £35
Anytime Day 1st Class
£75 - £110
Train from Birmingham New Street to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£45 - £150
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£45 - £60
Anytime Day 1st Class
£100 - £150
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Night bus from Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk to London, London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
11h 35m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£27 - £35
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from London, London Victoria Coach Station to Bristol, Bristol Bond Street
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£10 - £13
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ferry operators
DFDS Seaways
Phone
+45 33 42 30 10
Email
incoming@dfdsseaways.dk​​
Website
dfds.com
Car ferry from Dunkirk to Dover
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£5 - £50
Website
dfds.co.uk
Reclining seat
£20 - £25
Reclining Seat
£24
Bed in a 4 berth inside shared cabin
£6
2-bed inside cabin
£35 - £50

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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 FlixBus, arrive at Bristol, Bristol Bond Street station.

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Bristol is 1h behind Amsterdam. It is currently 5:23 PM in Amsterdam and 4:23 PM in Bristol.

Amsterdam to Bristol train services, operated by Great Western Railway, arrive at Bristol Temple Meads station.

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

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There are 1260+ hotels available in Bristol. Prices start at £75 per night.

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

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