Directions from Amsterdam to Canterbury

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Recommended option

Train  •  5 h 1 min

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Bruxelles-Midi Thalys / ...
  2. Take the train from Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar to Ashford(Kent) Int. Est

$127 - $260

Cheapest option

Bus  •  9 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk to Canterbury Ouibus

$29 - $40

9 alternative options

Train, bus  •  9 h 46 min

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Den Haag Centraal Intercity
  2. Take the bus from The Hague to Canterbury Ouibus

$38 - $59

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  4 h 31 min

  1. Drive from Amsterdam to Calais
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Calais to Folkestone

$282 - $322

Drive, car ferry  •  5 h 20 min

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

$84 - $122

Train to Rotterdam, fly to London City, train  •  4 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Rotterdam Centraal
  2. Fly from Rotterdam (RTM) to London City (LCY) RTM - LCY
  3. Take the train from Stratford International to Canterbury West

$113 - $379

Fly Amsterdam to London City, train  •  5 h

  1. Fly from Amsterdam (AMS) to London City (LCY) AMS - LCY
  2. Take the train from Stratford International to Canterbury West

$100 - $350

Fly Amsterdam to London Heathrow, train  •  6 h 5 min

  1. Fly from Amsterdam (AMS) to London Heathrow (LHR) AMS - LHR
  2. Take the train from St Pancras International to Canterbury West

$107 - $333

Fly Amsterdam to London Gatwick, train  •  5 h 59 min

  1. Fly from Amsterdam (AMS) to London Gatwick (LGW) AMS - LGW
  2. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to London St Pancras International LL
  3. Take the train from St Pancras International to Canterbury West

$97 - $265

Fly Amsterdam to London Stansted, train  •  5 h 49 min

  1. Fly from Amsterdam (AMS) to London Stansted (STN) AMS - STN
  2. Take the train from St Pancras International to Canterbury West

$109 - $294

Fly Amsterdam to Southend, train  •  5 h 49 min

  1. Fly from Amsterdam (AMS) to Southend (SEN) AMS - SEN
  2. Take the train from Southend Airport to Stratford (London)
  3. Take the train from Stratford International to Canterbury West

$96 - $272

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

You can take a train from Amsterdam to Canterbury via Bruxelles-Midi, Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar, Ashford(Kent) Int., and Ashford International in around 5 h 1 min. Alternatively, Ouibus operates a bus from Amsterdam to Canterbury every 15 minutes. Tickets cost $29 - $40 and the journey takes 9 h 50 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 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $310
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
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 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
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Amsterdam to London City
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $500
Train operators
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$60 - $85
1st Class
$90 - $120
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $45
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$24 - $45
1st Class
$40 - $55
Eurostar
Website
eurostar.com
Train from Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar to Ashford(Kent) Int.
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $160
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$55 - $160
Premier
$130 - $180
Dutch Railways (NS)
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Den Haag Centraal
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $19
Website
ns.nl
Purchase a
eurail.com
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $20
Website
ns.nl
Purchase a
eurail.com
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
$176
Website
eurotunnel.com
Southeastern
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from Stratford International to Canterbury West
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $50
Train from St Pancras International to Canterbury West
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$35 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $50
Thameslink
Greater Anglia
Bus operators
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from The Hague to Canterbury
Ave. Duration
8 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk to Canterbury
Ave. Duration
9 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$29 - $40
Website
Ouibus
Ferry operators

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Amsterdam and Canterbury is 289 km.

The cheapest way to get from Amsterdam to Canterbury is to bus which costs 24€ - 35€ and takes 9 h 50 min.

The quickest way to get from Amsterdam to Canterbury is to drive and Eurotunnel which takes 4 h 31 min and costs 240€ - 280€.

No, there is no direct train from Amsterdam to Canterbury. However, there are services departing from Amsterdam Centraal and arriving at Canterbury West via Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar and Ashford International. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 1 min.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk and arriving at Canterbury. Services depart every 15 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 9 h 50 min.

It takes approximately 5 h 1 min to get from Amsterdam to Canterbury, including transfers.