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

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Train  •  4 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Brussel-Zuid/Midi Thalys / ...
  2. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to London St. Pancras International

$126 - $283

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Bus  •  10 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk to London Ouibus

$26 - $40

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Train, night bus  •  12 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Den Haag Centraal Sprinter / ...
  2. Take the night bus from The Hague to London N814

$55 - $97

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  5 h 25 min

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

$241 - $274

Drive, car ferry  •  6 h 41 min

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

$97 - $141

Fly Amsterdam Schiphol to London Stansted  •  3 h 7 min

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

$72 - $227

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

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

$82 - $328

Fly Amsterdam Schiphol to London City  •  3 h 44 min

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

$70 - $287

Fly Amsterdam Schiphol to London Heathrow  •  3 h 48 min

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

$93 - $302

Fly Amsterdam Schiphol to London Gatwick  •  3 h 57 min

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

$62 - $217

Fly Amsterdam Schiphol to London Luton, train  •  4 h 27 min

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

$56 - $182

Fly Amsterdam Schiphol to Southend, train  •  4 h 31 min

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

$65 - $208

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Amsterdam to London is to bus which costs 23€ - 35€ and takes 10 h 30 min.

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The quickest way to get from Amsterdam to London is to fly which costs 60€ - 200€ and takes 3 h 7 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk and arriving at London. Services depart four times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 10 h 30 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Amsterdam to London. However, there are services departing from Amsterdam Centraal and arriving at London St. Pancras International via Brussel-Zuid/Midi. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 54 min.

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The distance between Amsterdam and London is 357 km.

The best way to get from Amsterdam to London without a car is to train which takes 4 h 54 min and costs 100€ - 250€.

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It takes approximately 4 h 54 min to get from Amsterdam to London, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Amsterdam to London is to train which takes 4 h 54 min and costs 100€ - 250€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 23€ - 35€ and takes 10 h 30 min, you could also fly, which costs 60€ - 200€ and takes 3 h 7 min.

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Map of how to get from Amsterdam to London.
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  • Distance: 223.1 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 54 min

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

You can take a train from Amsterdam to London via Brussel-Zuid/Midi in around 4 h 54 min. Alternatively, Ouibus operates a bus from Amsterdam to London 4 times a day. Tickets cost $26 - $40 and the journey takes 10 h 30 min.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to London Stansted
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $270
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $240
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to London Luton
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $230
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Southend
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $240
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 Schiphol to London City
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $750
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $470
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $310
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to London City
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $480
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $410
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to London City
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $500
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to London Luton
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $270
Train operators
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Brussel-Zuid/Midi
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$60 - $85
1st Class
$85 - $120
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $40
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$23 - $40
1st Class
$40 - $55
Eurostar
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Website
eurostar.com
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Brussel-Zuid/Midi
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $110
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$45 - $110
Premier
$100 - $130
Train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to London St. Pancras International
Ave. Duration
2 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $200
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$65 - $200
Premier
$150 - $230
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 10 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $18
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $20
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
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
$171
Website
eurotunnel.com
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Luton Airport Parkway to London St Pancras International LL
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Luton Airport Parkway to London St Pancras International
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$6 - $10
Off-Peak Single
$13 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $20
Anytime Single
$19 - $28
Bus operators
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 Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk to London
Ave. Duration
10 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
Ouibus
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.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Night bus from The Hague to London
Ave. Duration
10 h 30 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$45 - $80
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ferry operators

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The quickest flight from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to London Stansted Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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Amsterdam to London bus services, operated by Ouibus, arrive at London station.

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London is 1 h behind Amsterdam. It is currently 11:30 PM in Amsterdam and 10:30 PM in London.

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

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

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The best way to get from Amsterdam to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport is to train which takes 16 min and costs 5€ - 11€.

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