There are 13 ways to get from Amsterdam to Leicester by train, bus, car ferry, car, car train or plane

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Train  •  7 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Paris-Nord
  2. Take the train from Paris Nord Eurostar to London St. Pancras International Est
  3. Take the train from London St Pancras International to Leicester

$262 - $487

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Bus  •  12 h 36 min

  1. Take the bus from Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Brussels, Brussels-North station 810
  2. Take the bus from Brussels, CCN, gare du Nord to London, Victoria Green Line Station
  3. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Leicester St Margarets Bus Station

$41 - $59

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Train, bus  •  13 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Den Haag Centraal
  2. Take the bus from The Hague to London
  3. Take the train from London St Pancras International to Leicester

$82 - $126

Train, carferry  •  14 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Schiedam Centrum
  2. Take the carferry from Hook of Holland to Harwich
  3. Take the train from Harwich International to Cambridge
  4. Take the train from Cambridge to Leicester

$149 - $213

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  7 h 2 min

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

$264 - $309

Drive, carferry  •  8 h 17 min

  1. Drive from Amsterdam to Calais
  2. Take the carferry from Calais to Dover
  3. Drive from Dover to Leicester

$121 - $176

Fly Amsterdam to East Midlands  •  4 h 49 min

  1. Fly from Amsterdam (AMS) to East Midlands (EMA) AMS - EMA

$66 - $268

Fly Amsterdam to Birmingham, train  •  5 h 17 min

  1. Fly from Amsterdam (AMS) to Birmingham (BHX) AMS - BHX
  2. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Leicester

$90 - $277

Train to Rotterdam, fly to London City, train  •  5 h 9 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 London St Pancras International to Leicester

$129 - $402

Fly Amsterdam to London Luton, train  •  5 h 11 min

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

$75 - $215

Fly Amsterdam to London Stansted, train  •  6 h 27 min

  1. Fly from Amsterdam (AMS) to London Stansted (STN) AMS - STN
  2. Take the train from Stansted Airport to Leicester

$107 - $297

Fly Amsterdam to Manchester, train  •  6 h 55 min

  1. Fly from Amsterdam (AMS) to Manchester (MAN) AMS - MAN
  2. Take the train from Manchester Airport to Sheffield
  3. Take the train from Sheffield to Leicester

$96 - $282

Fly Amsterdam to Humberside, train  •  7 h 12 min

  1. Fly from Amsterdam (AMS) to Humberside (HUY) AMS - HUY
  2. Take the train from Barnetby to Sheffield
  3. Take the train from Sheffield to Leicester

$131 - $636

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Amsterdam to Leicester station. However, there are services departing from Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk and arriving at Leicester St Margarets Bus Station via Brussels, CCN, gare du Nord and London Victoria Coach Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 36 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Amsterdam to Leicester. However, there are services departing from Amsterdam Centraal and arriving at Leicester via Paris Nord Eurostar and London St Pancras International. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 45 min.

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The distance between Amsterdam and Leicester is 408 km.

The best way to get from Amsterdam to Leicester without a car is to train which takes 7 h 45 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 7 h 45 min to get from Amsterdam to Leicester, including transfers.

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

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Amsterdam to Leicester train services, operated by Thalys, depart from Amsterdam Centraal station.

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The best way to get from Amsterdam to Leicester is to train which takes 7 h 45 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 12 h 36 min, you could also fly, which costs and takes 4 h 49 min.

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The quickest flight from Amsterdam Airport to East Midlands Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 20 min.

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Amsterdam to Leicester bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Leicester St Margarets Bus Station.

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Map of how to get from Amsterdam to Leicester.
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  • Distance: 255.3 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 45 min

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

You can take a train from Amsterdam to Leicester via Paris-Nord, Paris Nord Eurostar, London St. Pancras International, and London St Pancras International in around 7 h 45 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Amsterdam to Leicester via Brussels, Brussels-North station, Brussels, CCN, gare du Nord, London, Victoria Green Line Station, and London Victoria Coach Station in around 12 h 36 min.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Amsterdam to London Luton
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $230
Flights from Amsterdam to London Stansted
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $270
Flights from Amsterdam to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $350
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $410
Flights from Amsterdam to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $450
Flights from Amsterdam to Humberside
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $850
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Amsterdam to East Midlands
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $440
Flights from Amsterdam to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $320
Flights from Amsterdam to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $350
Flights from Amsterdam to Manchester via Southampton
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $350
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 Manchester via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $600
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
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Paris-Nord
Ave. Duration
3 h 18 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$140 - $180
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$140 - $180
1st Class
$180 - $260
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $45
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$23 - $45
1st Class
$40 - $55
Eurostar
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from London St Pancras International to Leicester
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$23 - $35
Off-Peak Single
$45 - $75
Anytime Day Single
$45 - $70
Anytime Single
$65 - $95
Train from Luton Airport Parkway to Leicester
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$16 - $24
Off-Peak Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Single
$45 - $70
Train from Sheffield to Leicester
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$13 - $20
Off-Peak Single
$27 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$28 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $60
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 Den Haag Centraal
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $18
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Schiedam Centrum
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $22
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $20
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Cambridge to Leicester
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $85
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Single
$50 - $85
Off-Peak Single
$45 - $70
Train from Birmingham New Street to Leicester
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$25 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $55
Off-Peak Single
$21 - $35
Train from Stansted Airport to Leicester
Ave. Duration
2 h 19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $95
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $60
Anytime Single
$60 - $95
Off-Peak Single
$55 - $85
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
$173
Website
eurotunnel.com
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Manchester Airport to Sheffield
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$11 - $16
Off-Peak Day Single
$18 - $27
Anytime Day Single
$21 - $30
Train from Barnetby to Sheffield
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $30
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$11 - $16
Off-Peak Day Single
$18 - $27
Anytime Day Single
$22 - $30
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Brussels, Brussels-North station
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $20
Website
flixbus.co.uk
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.sk
Bus from Brussels, CCN, gare du Nord to London, Victoria Green Line Station
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$18 - $24
Schedules at
regiojet.sk
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Leicester St Margarets Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Website
nationalexpress.com
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from The Hague to London
Ave. Duration
9 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Website
Ouibus
Ferry operators

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Leicester is 1 h behind Amsterdam. It is currently 7:26 AM in Amsterdam and 6:26 AM in Leicester.

Amsterdam to Leicester train services, operated by East Midlands Trains, arrive at Leicester station.

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Flybe offers flights from Amsterdam Airport to East Midlands Airport.

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There are 193+ hotels available in Leicester. Prices start at $55 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Amsterdam to Amsterdam Airport is to train which takes 16 min and costs .

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