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There are 11 ways to get from Amsterdam to Harpenden by train, night 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  •  4h 41m

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to London St Pancras Eurostar Eil

£135 - £334

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Fly to London Luton, train  •  4h 1m

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

£41 - £313

9 alternative options

Night bus, train  •  12h 33m

  1. Take the night bus from Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk to London, London Victoria Coach Station N824
  2. Take the train from London Blackfriars to Harpenden

£42 - £52

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  5h 53m

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

£190 - £217

Drive, car ferry  •  7h 3m

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

£64 - £133

Fly to London Gatwick, train  •  4h 54m

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

£58 - £252

Fly to London Heathrow, subway, train  •  4h 58m

  1. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to London Heathrow (LHR) AMS - LHR
  2. Take the subway from Paddington station to King's Cross St. Pancras station
  3. Take the train from London St Pancras International LL to Harpenden

£59 - £225

Fly to London City, train  •  4h 39m

  1. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to London City (LCY) AMS - LCY
  2. Take the train from London St Pancras International LL to Harpenden

£76 - £345

Fly to London Stansted, subway, train  •  4h 57m

  1. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to London Stansted (STN) AMS - STN
  2. Take the subway from Tottenham Hale station to King's Cross St. Pancras station
  3. Take the train from London St Pancras International LL to Harpenden

£62 - £265

Fly to Southend, train  •  5h 17m

  1. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Southend (SEN) AMS - SEN
  2. Take the train from Southend Airport to London Liverpool Street
  3. Take the train from Farringdon to Harpenden

£66 - £205

Fly to Birmingham, train  •  5h 49m

  1. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Birmingham (BHX) AMS - BHX
  2. Take the train from Birmingham International to London Euston

£77 - £317

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Amsterdam to Harpenden is to night bus and train which costs 45€ - 60€ and takes 12h 33m.

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The quickest way to get from Amsterdam to Harpenden is to fly and train which costs 45€ - 350€ and takes 4h 1m.

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No, there is no direct train from Amsterdam to Harpenden. However, there are services departing from Amsterdam Centraal and arriving at Harpenden via London St Pancras International LL. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 41m.

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The distance between Amsterdam and Harpenden is 227 miles.

The best way to get from Amsterdam to Harpenden without a car is to train which takes 4h 41m and costs 150€ - 370€.

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It takes approximately 4h 41m to get from Amsterdam to Harpenden, including transfers.

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

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

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Harpenden is 1h behind Amsterdam. It is currently 3:46 AM in Amsterdam and 2:46 AM in Harpenden.

Amsterdam to Harpenden train services, operated by Eurostar, arrive at London St Pancras Eurostar station.

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Map of how to get from Amsterdam to Harpenden.
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  • Distance: 227.3 miles
  • Duration: 4h 41m

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

Eurostar operates a train from Amsterdam Centraal to London St Pancras Eurostar once daily. Tickets cost £120 - £320 and the journey takes 4h 10m.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to London Luton
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£35 - £160
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£26 - £150
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to London Stansted
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£30 - £160
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Southend
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
£29 - £150
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£55 - £250
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to London City
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
£65 - £320
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£85 - £280
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
£50 - £480
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£40 - £550
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to London City
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
£55 - £900
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to London Heathrow via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£85 - £260
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to London City
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
£65 - £320
Train operators
Thameslink
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London Blackfriars to Harpenden
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£12 - £16
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
£12 - £16
Train from Luton to Harpenden
Ave. Duration
8 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£3 - £5
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
£3 - £5
Train from Gatwick Airport to Harpenden
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
£24 - £30
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
£24 - £30
Train from London St Pancras International LL to Harpenden
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£11 - £15
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
£11 - £15
Train from Farringdon to Harpenden
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£12 - £15
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
£12 - £15
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
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 Paddington station to King's Cross St. Pancras station
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
£2 - £3
Website
London Underground (Tube)
Subway from Tottenham Hale station to King's Cross St. Pancras station
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
£2 - £3
Website
London Underground (Tube)
London Northwestern Railway
Phone
+44 121 634 2040
Email
comments@londonmidland.com
Website
londonmidland.com
Train from Birmingham International to London Euston
Ave. Duration
1h 44m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£30 - £45
Website
londonnorthwesternrailway.co.uk
Advanced Single
£18 - £26
Anytime Day Single
£30 - £45
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 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
Ferry operators
DFDS Seaways
Phone
+45 33 42 30 10
Email
incoming@dfdsseaways.dk​​
Website
dfds.com
Car ferry from Calais to Dover
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£4 - £45
Website
dfds.co.uk
Reclining seat
£20 - £25
Reclining Seat
£24
Bed in a 4 berth inside shared cabin
£4
2-bed inside cabin
£30 - £45

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easyJet offers flights from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to London Luton Airport.

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There are 474+ hotels available in Harpenden. 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 18 min and costs 6€ - 13€.

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