There are 12 ways to get from Amsterdam to London by train, bus, car, car train, car ferry or plane

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Train  •  4h 10m

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

£120 - £320

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Bus  •  11h 30m

  1. Take the bus from Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk to London - Victoria Coach Station Amsterdam centre - Sloterdijk > Bruxelles centre - gare Midi > Londres / ...

£15 - £20

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Drive, Eurotunnel  •  5h 28m

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

£189 - £216

Drive, car ferry  •  6h 56m

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

£61 - £132

Train to Rotterdam, fly to London City  •  3h 30m

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

£73 - £240

Fly Amsterdam Schiphol to London City  •  3h 45m

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

£51 - £197

Fly Amsterdam Schiphol to London Heathrow  •  3h 51m

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

£50 - £217

Fly Amsterdam Schiphol to London Gatwick, train  •  4h 4m

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

£44 - £125

Fly Amsterdam Schiphol to London Stansted  •  4h 13m

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

£55 - £229

Fly Amsterdam Schiphol to London Luton, train  •  4h 28m

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

£48 - £315

Fly Amsterdam Schiphol to Southend, train  •  4h 26m

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

£87 - £337

Fly Amsterdam Schiphol to Norwich, train  •  5h 1m

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

£107 - £893

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Amsterdam to London is to bus which costs 17€ - 22€ and takes 11h 30m.

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The quickest way to get from Amsterdam to London is to train and fly which costs 80€ - 270€ and takes 3h 30m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk and arriving at London - Victoria Coach Station station. Services depart four times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 11h 30m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Amsterdam Centraal and arriving at London St Pancras Eurostar. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4h 10m.

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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 10m and costs 130€ - 360€.

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The train from Amsterdam Centraal to London St Pancras Eurostar takes 4h 10m including transfers and departs twice daily.

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Amsterdam to London bus services, operated by Blablabus, depart from Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk station.

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

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The best way to get from Amsterdam to London is to train which takes 4h 10m and costs 130€ - 360€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 17€ - 22€ and takes 11h 30m, you could also fly, which costs 55€ - 220€ and takes 3h 45m.

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Map of how to get from Amsterdam to London.
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  • Distance: 223.1 miles
  • Duration: 4h 10m

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

Eurostar operates a train from Amsterdam Centraal to London St Pancras Eurostar twice daily. Tickets cost £120 - £320 and the journey takes 4h 10m. Alternatively, Blablabus operates a bus from Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk to London - Victoria Coach Station 4 times a day. Tickets cost £15 - £20 and the journey takes 11h 30m.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Rotterdam to London City
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
£80 - £330
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to London City
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£55 - £320
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£40 - £310
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£35 - £160
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to London City
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£75 - £260
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£60 - £250
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Norwich
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
£110 - £650
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£40 - £150
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to London Stansted
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£35 - £180
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to London Luton
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£35 - £140
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Southend
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
£65 - £300
Level
Website
flylevel.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to London Luton
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£35 - £410
Train operators
Eurostar
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
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 15 minutes
Estimated price
£10 - £24
Website
NS
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Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
£10 - £14
1st Class
£17 - £24
Thameslink
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Luton to London St Pancras International LL
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£14 - £17
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
£14 - £17
East Midlands Railways
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Luton to London St Pancras International
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£11 - £16
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Advance Single
£5 - £8
Off-Peak Single
£10 - £17
Anytime Day Single
£11 - £16
Anytime Single
£15 - £22
Greater Anglia
Website
greateranglia.co.uk
Train from Southend Airport to London Liverpool Street
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£17 - £25
Website
greateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Norwich to London Liverpool Street
Ave. Duration
1h 47m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£45 - £75
Website
greateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
London Overground
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Train from Southend Airport to London Liverpool Street
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Website
London Overground
Train from Norwich to London Liverpool Street
Ave. Duration
1h 48m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Website
London Overground
Bus operators
Blablabus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 10 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 Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk to London - Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
11h 30m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
£15 - £20
Website
Blablabus
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
£5 - £50
Website
dfds.co.uk
Reclining seat
£20 - £25
Reclining Seat
£24
Bed in a 4 berth inside shared cabin
£6
2-bed inside cabin
£35 - £50

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

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

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London is 1h behind Amsterdam. It is currently 3:28 AM in Amsterdam and 2:28 AM in London.

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

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

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Book your Amsterdam to London train tickets online with Omio.

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There are 10488+ hotels available in London. 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 13 min and costs 6€ - 13€.

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