Travel from Netherlands to United Kingdom is: Fully open. See details.
Rome2rio uses cookies to help personalize content and show you personalised ads. By proceeding, you accept the use of cookies in accordance with our privacy policy. You may opt out of personalised ads at any time. OK

Need a hotel room in London?

Book now

There are 11 ways to get from Amsterdam to London by train, bus, car, car train, car ferry 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

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

Cheapest option

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Amsterdam Sloterdijk to London Victoria Coach Station

9 alternative options

Drive, Eurotunnel

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

Drive, car ferry

  1. Drive from Amsterdam to Dunkirk
  2. Take the car ferry from Dunkirk to Dover
  3. Drive from Dover to London

Train to Rotterdam, fly to London City

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Rotterdam Centraal
  2. Fly from Rotterdam (RTM) to London City (LCY)

Fly Amsterdam Schiphol to London City

  1. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to London City (LCY)

Fly Amsterdam Schiphol to London Heathrow

  1. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to London Heathrow (LHR)

Fly Amsterdam Schiphol to London Gatwick, train

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

Fly Amsterdam Schiphol to London Luton, train

  1. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to London Luton (LTN)
  2. Take the train from Luton to London St Pancras International LL

Fly Amsterdam Schiphol to London Stansted

  1. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to London Stansted (STN)

Fly Amsterdam Schiphol to Norwich, train

  1. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Norwich (NWI)
  2. Take the train from Norwich to London Liverpool Street

Amsterdam to London by train

20 Weekly Trains
4h 13m Average Duration
£110 Cheapest Price
See schedules
Netherlands → United Kingdom
Fully open

Travel safe during COVID-19

International entry into United Kingdom from Netherlands

  • Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Netherlands
Show more details
Allowed for: All visitors

Restricted for: There are no current restrictions

Show less

Conditions of entry into United Kingdom from Netherlands

  • No COVID-19 testing required
  • No quarantine required
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions

Rules to follow in United Kingdom

m

Regional advice

Regional advice

Considerations leaving from Netherlands

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

Frequently Asked Questions


Yes, entry into United Kingdom is currently allowed from Netherlands.

Explore travel options

Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are recommended
  • Nationwide control measures in place
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules

Explore travel options

The national COVID-19 helpline number in London is 111.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in London is subject to regional advice.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 111.

No, returning to Netherlands from United Kingdom is currently allowed.

See options for return travel.

Last updated: 14 May 2022
Exceptions may apply, for full details: UK Government.

We're working around the clock to bring you the latest COVID-19 travel updates.
This information is compiled from official sources. To the best of our knowledge, it is correct as of the last update.
Visit Rome2rio travel advice for general help.

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Amsterdam to London is to bus which costs €27 - €35 and takes 12h 10m.

More details

The fastest way to get from Amsterdam to London is to train and fly. Taking this option will cost €75 - €400 and takes 3h 32m.

More details

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Amsterdam Sloterdijk and arriving at London Victoria Coach Station station. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 12h 10m.

More details

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Amsterdam Centraal and arriving at London St Pancras Intl. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4h 13m.

More details

The distance between Amsterdam and London is 223 miles.

The best way to get from Amsterdam to London without a car is to train which takes 4h 13m and costs €130 - €360.

More details

The train from Amsterdam Centraal to London St Pancras Intl takes 4h 13m including transfers and departs three times a day.

More details

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

More details

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

More details

The best way to get from Amsterdam to London is to train which takes 4h 13m and costs €130 - €360. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €27 - €35 and takes 12h 10m, you could also fly, which costs €75 - €380 and takes 3h 45m.

Mode details

Map of how to get from Amsterdam to London.
Launch map view
  • Distance: 223.1 miles
  • Duration: 4h 13m

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

Eurostar operates a train from Amsterdam Centraal to London St Pancras Intl 3 times a day. Tickets cost £110 - £310 and the journey takes 4h 13m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Amsterdam Sloterdijk to London Victoria Coach Station twice daily. Tickets cost £23 - £28 and the journey takes 12h 10m.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Rotterdam to London City
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
£60 - £350
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to London City
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£60 - £420
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£45 - £300
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£40 - £260
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to London City
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£70 - £390
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£60 - £270
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Norwich
Ave. Duration
51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
£130 - £430
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£30 - £210
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to London Luton
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£35 - £160
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to London Stansted
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£30 - £220
Train operators
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
Eurotunnel
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
41 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£9 - £23
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
£9 - £14
1st Class
£16 - £23
Thameslink
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Luton to London St Pancras International LL
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
£14 - £17
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
£14 - £17
East Midlands Railways
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 London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
12h 10m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£23 - £28
Website
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
DFDS Seaways
Phone
+45 33 42 30 10
Email
incoming@dfdsseaways.dk​​
Website
dfds.com
Car ferry from Dunkirk to Dover
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£80 - £140
Website
dfds.co.uk
Standard Car - Economy
£84
Standard Car - Premium
£134

Want to know more about travelling around United Kingdom

Rome2rio's Travel Guide series provide vital information for the global traveller. Filled with useful and timely travel information, the guides answer all the hard questions - such as 'How do I buy a ticket?', 'Should I book online before I travel? ', 'How much should I expect to pay?', 'Do the trains and buses have Wifi?' - to help you get the most out of your next trip.

More Questions & Answers

The quickest flight from Rotterdam Airport to London City Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

Search flights

Amsterdam to London bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at London Victoria Coach Station.

More details

London is 1h behind Amsterdam. It is currently 9:49 PM in Amsterdam and 8:49 PM in London.

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

More details

British Airways offers flights from Rotterdam Airport to London City Airport.

Search flights

Book your Amsterdam to London train tickets online with Omio.

Search and book

Book your Amsterdam to London bus tickets online with Omio and FlixBus.

Search and book

There are 2733+ hotels available in London. Prices start at £75 per night.

More details

The best way to get from Amsterdam to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport is to train which takes 13 min and costs €6 - €13.

More details

ticket