There are 12 ways to get from Amsterdam to Reading by train, bus, 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.

Recommended option

Train  •  4 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam, Centraal Station to London St. Pancras International
  2. Take the train from London Paddington to Reading

$117 - $346

Cheapest option

Bus  •  12 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk to London Ouibus
  2. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Reading Mereoak Park & Ride National Express

$38 - $52

10 alternative options

Night bus, train  •  14 h 31 min

  1. Take the night bus from Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk to London N814
  2. Take the train from Clapham Junction to Reading

$66 - $110

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  5 h 56 min

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

$251 - $288

Drive, car ferry  •  7 h 12 min

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

$105 - $156

Train to Rotterdam, fly to London City, train  •  4 h 30 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 Paddington to Reading

$105 - $368

Fly Amsterdam to London City, Tube, train  •  4 h 40 min

  1. Fly from Amsterdam (AMS) to London City (LCY) AMS - LCY
  2. Take the Tube from Stratford Underground Station to Lancaster Gate Underground Station
  3. Take the train from London Paddington to Reading

$92 - $326

Fly Amsterdam to London Heathrow, train  •  4 h 29 min

  1. Fly from Amsterdam (AMS) to London Heathrow (LHR) AMS - LHR
  2. Take the train from London Paddington to Reading

$112 - $337

Fly Amsterdam to Southampton, train  •  4 h 43 min

  1. Fly from Amsterdam (AMS) to Southampton (SOU) AMS - SOU
  2. Take the train from Southampton Airport Parkway to Reading

$87 - $227

Fly Amsterdam to London Luton, train  •  4 h 57 min

  1. Fly from Amsterdam (AMS) to London Luton (LTN) AMS - LTN
  2. Take the train from Luton Airport Parkway to West Hampstead Thameslink
  3. Take the train from London Paddington to Reading

$81 - $226

Fly Amsterdam to London Gatwick, train  •  5 h 23 min

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

$75 - $237

Fly Amsterdam to London Stansted, Tube, train  •  5 h 13 min

  1. Fly from Amsterdam (AMS) to London Stansted (STN) AMS - STN
  2. Take the Tube from Liverpool Street Underground Station to Lancaster Gate Underground Station
  3. Take the train from London Paddington to Reading

$94 - $266

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Amsterdam to Reading is to bus which costs 30€ - 45€ and takes 12 h 30 min.

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The quickest way to get from Amsterdam to Reading is to fly and train which costs 95€ - 290€ and takes 4 h 29 min.

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The distance between Amsterdam and Reading is 415 km.

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

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No, there is no direct bus from Amsterdam to Reading. However, there are services departing from Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk and arriving at Reading Town Centre, St Marys Butts (adj Savers) via London Victoria Coach Station and Three Mile Cross, Mereoak Lane - Park & Ride. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 30 min.

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

You can take a train from Amsterdam to Reading via London St. Pancras International, King's Cross St. Pancras Underground Station, Paddington (H&C Line)-Underground, and London Paddington in around 4 h 54 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Amsterdam to Reading via London, London Victoria Coach Station, Reading Mereoak Park & Ride, and Three Mile Cross, Mereoak Lane - Park & Ride in around 12 h 30 min.

Airlines
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 London City
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $750
Flights from Amsterdam to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $470
Flights from Amsterdam to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $310
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 Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $240
Flights from Amsterdam to London Stansted
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $270
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam to London City
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $480
Flights from Amsterdam to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $410
Flights from Amsterdam to Southampton
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $430
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Amsterdam to London City
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $500
Flights from Amsterdam to Southampton
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $290
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
Eurostar
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Contact Details
Website
eurostar.com
Train from Amsterdam, Centraal Station to London St. Pancras International
Ave. Duration
4 h 9 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$95 - $310
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$95 - $310
Premier
$230 - $360
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from London Paddington to Reading
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$12 - $20
Advanced Single
$14 - $20
Anytime Day Single
$19 - $35
Train from Gatwick Airport to Reading
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$28 - $55
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$17 - $26
Advanced Single
$18 - $26
Anytime Day Single
$28 - $55
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
$172
Website
eurotunnel.com
Dutch Railways (NS)
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $20
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $45
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$24 - $45
1st Class
$40 - $55
London Underground (Tube)
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Contact Details
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Stratford Underground Station to Lancaster Gate Underground Station
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Liverpool Street Underground Station to Lancaster Gate Underground Station
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Southampton Airport Parkway to Reading
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$25 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $55
Off-Peak Single
$23 - $35
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Luton Airport Parkway to West Hampstead Thameslink
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Bus operators
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk to London
Ave. Duration
10 h
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
Ouibus
FlixBus
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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Night bus from Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk to London
Ave. Duration
11 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $80
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ferry operators

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