There are 13 ways to get from Amsterdam to Essex by train, car ferry, bus, car, car train 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.

Recommended option

Train  •  6 h 24 min

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam, Centraal Station to London St. Pancras International
  2. Take the train from London Liverpool Street to White Notley

$119 - $343

Cheapest option

Bus  •  13 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk to London Ouibus
  2. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Stansted Airport London National Express

$18 - $31

11 alternative options

Train via Bruxelles-Midi  •  6 h 46 min

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Bruxelles-Midi Tha
  2. Take the train from Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar to London St. Pancras International Est
  3. Take the train from London Liverpool Street to White Notley

$148 - $317

Train, car ferry  •  11 h 12 min

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Schiedam Centrum Intercity
  2. Take the car ferry from Hook of Holland to Harwich

$83 - $103

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  5 h 42 min

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

$251 - $286

Drive, car ferry  •  6 h 42 min

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

$102 - $151

Fly Amsterdam to Norwich, train  •  4 h 38 min

  1. Fly from Amsterdam (AMS) to Norwich (NWI) AMS - NWI
  2. Take the train from Norwich to Colchester
  3. Take the train from Colchester to Witham (Essex)

$134 - $405

Train to Rotterdam, fly to London City, train  •  4 h 53 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 (London) to White Notley

$100 - $353

Fly Amsterdam to London City, train  •  5 h 3 min

  1. Fly from Amsterdam (AMS) to London City (LCY) AMS - LCY
  2. Take the train from Stratford (London) to White Notley

$87 - $324

Fly Amsterdam to London Stansted, train  •  5 h 10 min

  1. Fly from Amsterdam (AMS) to London Stansted (STN) AMS - STN
  2. Take the train from Chelmsford to White Notley

$58 - $233

Fly Amsterdam to Southend, train  •  5 h 20 min

  1. Fly from Amsterdam (AMS) to Southend (SEN) AMS - SEN
  2. Take the train from Shenfield to White Notley

$66 - $224

Fly Amsterdam to London Heathrow, train  •  5 h 57 min

  1. Fly from Amsterdam (AMS) to London Heathrow (LHR) AMS - LHR
  2. Take the train from London Liverpool Street to White Notley

$116 - $347

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

  1. Fly from Amsterdam (AMS) to London Luton (LTN) AMS - LTN
  2. Take the train from Luton Airport Parkway to Farringdon
  3. Take the train from London Liverpool Street to White Notley

$81 - $260

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

You can take a train from Amsterdam to Essex via London St. Pancras International, St Pancras, British Library, Liverpool Street Station, and London Liverpool Street in around 6 h 24 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Amsterdam to Essex via London, London Victoria Coach Station, Stansted Airport London, Stansted Airport, Coach Station, and Braintree Town Centre, Bus Park (Braint Bus Pk) in around 13 h 45 min.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Norwich
Ave. Duration
51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $650
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
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
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
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
Flights from Amsterdam to London Luton
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $230
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
Eurostar
Website
eurostar.com
Train from Amsterdam, Centraal Station to London St. Pancras International
Ave. Duration
4 h 9 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$95 - $320
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$95 - $320
Premier
$230 - $360
Train from Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar to London St. Pancras International
Ave. Duration
2 h 7 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $200
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$65 - $200
Premier
$160 - $240
Greater Anglia
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Train from London Liverpool Street to White Notley
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $28
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Norwich to Colchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Colchester to Witham (Essex)
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Stratford (London) to White Notley
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Chelmsford to White Notley
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Shenfield to White Notley
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
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
Dutch Railways (NS)
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Schiedam Centrum
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $23
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
Bus operators
Ouibus
Website
fr.ouibus.com
Bus from Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk to London
Ave. Duration
10 h
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Schedules at
fr.ouibus.com
Ferry operators

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Amsterdam and Essex is 300 km.

The cheapest way to get from Amsterdam to Essex is to bus which costs 15€ - 27€ and takes 13 h 45 min.

The quickest way to get from Amsterdam to Essex is to fly and train which takes 4 h 38 min and costs 110€ - 350€.

No, there is no direct bus from Amsterdam to Essex. However, there are services departing from Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk and arriving at Black Notley, Brain Valley Avenue via London Victoria Coach Station, Stansted Airport, Coach Station and Braintree Town Centre, Bus Park (Braint Bus Pk). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13 h 45 min.

It takes approximately 6 h 24 min to get from Amsterdam to Essex, including transfers.