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

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  •  5h

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to London St Pancras Intl Eil
  2. Take the train from London St Pancras Intl to Gatwick Airport Bedford - Brighton / ...

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Fly Amsterdam Schiphol to London Gatwick  •  3h 29m

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

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Bus, train  •  11h 28m

  1. Take the bus from Amsterdam Sloterdijk to North Greenwich- Millenium Way Stop F Ukn601
  2. Take the train from London Bridge to Gatwick Airport Bedford - Brighton / ...

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  5h 42m

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

Drive, car ferry  •  6h 45m

  1. Drive from Amsterdam to Calais
  2. Take the car ferry from Calais to Port of Dover
  3. Drive from Port of Dover to Gatwick Airport

Train to Rotterdam, fly to London City, train  •  4h 3m

  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 London Bridge to Gatwick Airport

Fly Amsterdam Schiphol to London City, train  •  4h 13m

  1. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to London City (LCY) AMS - LCY
  2. Take the train from London Bridge to Gatwick Airport

Fly Amsterdam Schiphol to London Heathrow, train  •  4h 48m

  1. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to London Heathrow (LHR) AMS - LHR
  2. Take the train from London Victoria to Gatwick Airport

Fly Amsterdam Schiphol to London Luton, train  •  5h 7m

  1. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to London Luton (LTN) AMS - LTN
  2. Take the train from Luton to Gatwick Airport

Fly Amsterdam Schiphol to London Stansted, subway, train  •  5h 1m

  1. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to London Stansted (STN) AMS - STN
  2. Take the subway from Tottenham Hale station to Victoria station
  3. Take the train from London Victoria to Gatwick Airport

Amsterdam to Gatwick Airport by train

14 Weekly Trains
5h Average Duration
£130 Cheapest Price
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The cheapest way to get from Amsterdam to Gatwick Airport is to bus and train which costs €55 - €100 and takes 11h 28m.

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The fastest way to get from Amsterdam to Gatwick Airport is to fly which takes 3h 29m and costs €45 - €260.

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No, there is no direct train from Amsterdam to Gatwick Airport. However, there are services departing from Amsterdam Centraal and arriving at Gatwick Airport via London St Pancras Intl. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h.

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The distance between Amsterdam and Gatwick Airport is 390 miles.

The best way to get from Amsterdam to Gatwick Airport without a car is to train which takes 5h and costs €150 - €450.

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It takes approximately 5h to get from Amsterdam to Gatwick Airport, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Amsterdam to Gatwick Airport is to train which takes 5h and costs €150 - €450. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs €45 - €260 and takes 3h 29m.

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Gatwick Airport is 1h behind Amsterdam. It is currently 7:10 PM in Amsterdam and 6:10 PM in Gatwick Airport.

Amsterdam to Gatwick Airport train services, operated by Thameslink, arrive at Gatwick Airport station.

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Map of how to get from Amsterdam to Gatwick Airport.
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  • Distance: 390.1 miles
  • Duration: 5h

What companies run services between Amsterdam, Netherlands and Gatwick Airport, England?

You can take a train from Amsterdam to Gatwick Airport via London St Pancras Intl in around 5h. Alternatively, easyJet and British Airways fly from Amsterdam to Gatwick Airport every 4 hours.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£50 - £360
Flights from Rotterdam to London City
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£75 - £370
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to London City
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£75 - £310
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£55 - £330
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£40 - £260
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to London Luton
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£45 - £270
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to London Stansted
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£35 - £240
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to London City
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£70 - £360
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£70 - £320
Train operators
Thameslink
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London St Pancras Intl to Gatwick Airport
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£14 - £30
Website
https://www.thameslinkrailway.com/
Anytime Day Single
£14 - £21
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£21 - £30
Train from London Bridge to Gatwick Airport
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£13 - £27
Website
https://www.thameslinkrailway.com/
Anytime Day Single
£13 - £19
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£19 - £27
Train from Luton to Gatwick Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
£30 - £60
Website
https://www.thameslinkrailway.com/
Anytime Day Single
£30 - £45
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£40 - £60
Southern Service
Phone
+44 3451 27 29 20
Website
southernrailway.com
Train from London Bridge to Gatwick Airport
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£10 - £14
Website
https://www.southernrailway.com/
Anytime Day Single
£10 - £14
Train from London Victoria to Gatwick Airport
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£10 - £14
Website
https://www.southernrailway.com/
Anytime Day Single
£10 - £14
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Calais-Fréthun to Folkestone
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
https://www.eurotunnel.com/uk/
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
43 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
£9 - £24
Website
https://www.ns.nl/en
2nd Class Full Fare
£9 - £14
1st Class Full Fare
£16 - £24
Gatwick Express
Phone
+44 345 850 1530
Website
gatwickexpress.com
Train from London Victoria to Gatwick Airport
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£15 - £21
Schedules at
https://www.gatwickexpress.com/travel-information/plan-your-journey/timetables
Website
https://www.gatwickexpress.com/
Anytime Standard
£15 - £21
London Underground (Tube)

Comprised of 11 lines and 270 stations, the London Underground (known to locals as the Tube) is the most popular way to navigate the English capital, including to/from Heathrow Airport via the Piccadilly Line. Purchase an Oyster card (an electronic smartcard that you use to touch on and off at Tube stations) at any station for the cheapest fares. Most stations have WiFi, but not all trains and stations are air-conditioned. On weekends, a 24-hour service runs on selected lines.

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Contact Details
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Tottenham Hale station to Victoria station
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
£2 - £5
Website
https://tfl.gov.uk/modes/tube/?cid=tube
Off Peak
£2 - £4
Peak
£3 - £5
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).

Rome2Rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Amsterdam Sloterdijk to North Greenwich- Millenium Way Stop F
Ave. Duration
10h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£35 - £55
Website
https://www.flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
For more information, please visit this page
Ferry operators

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