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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Fly Amsterdam Schiphol to Southampton  •  3h 44m

  1. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Southampton (SOU) AMS - SOU

$54 - $212

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Bus  •  13h 33m

  1. Take the bus from Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk to London Ouibus
  2. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade National Express / ...

$37 - $51

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Train to Rotterdam, fly to London City, train  •  5h 5m

  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 Waterloo to Southampton Central

$110 - $371

Fly Amsterdam Schiphol to London City, train  •  5h 17m

  1. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to London City (LCY) AMS - LCY
  2. Take the train from London Waterloo to Southampton Central

$98 - $330

Fly Amsterdam Schiphol to London Gatwick, train  •  6h 15m

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

$92 - $252

Fly Amsterdam Schiphol to Bristol, train  •  6h 23m

  1. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Bristol (BRS) AMS - BRS
  2. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to Southampton Central

$109 - $299

Fly Amsterdam Schiphol to London Heathrow, train  •  6h 13m

  1. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to London Heathrow (LHR) AMS - LHR
  2. Take the train from Hayes & Harlington to Reading
  3. Take the train from Reading to Southampton Central

$118 - $351

Fly Amsterdam Schiphol to London Luton, train  •  6h 17m

  1. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (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 Waterloo to Southampton Central

$84 - $225

Train  •  6h 55m

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Brussel-Zuid/Midi
  2. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to London St. Pancras International
  3. Take the train from London Waterloo to Southampton Central

$154 - $327

Train, night bus  •  14h 36m

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Den Haag Centraal
  2. Take the night bus from The Hague to London
  3. Take the train from Clapham Junction to Southampton Central

$83 - $170

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  6h 29m

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

$258 - $298

Drive, car ferry  •  7h 42m

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

$110 - $166

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The cheapest way to get from Amsterdam to Southampton is to bus which costs 30€ - 45€ and takes 13h 33m.

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The quickest way to get from Amsterdam to Southampton is to fly which costs 45€ - 190€ and takes 3h 44m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Amsterdam to Southampton station. However, there are services departing from Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk and arriving at Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade via London Victoria Coach Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13h 33m.

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The distance between Amsterdam and Southampton is 464 km.

The best way to get from Amsterdam to Southampton without a car is to train which takes 6h 55m and costs 130€ - 290€.

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It takes approximately 3h 44m to get from Amsterdam to Southampton, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Amsterdam to Southampton is to fly which takes 3h 44m and costs 45€ - 190€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 130€ - 290€ and takes 6h 55m, you could also bus, which costs 30€ - 45€ and takes 13h 33m.

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The quickest flight from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Southampton Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 10m.

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Amsterdam to Southampton bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade.

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Map of how to get from Amsterdam to Southampton.
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  • Distance: 289.9 miles
  • Duration: 3h 44m

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

KLM and Flybe fly from Amsterdam to Southampton 4 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a train from Amsterdam to Southampton via Brussel-Zuid/Midi, London St. Pancras International, Euston station, Waterloo station, and London Waterloo in around 6h 55m.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Southampton
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $430
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to London City
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $480
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Bristol
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $410
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Rotterdam to London City
Ave. Duration
55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $430
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to London City
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $750
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $310
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $470
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $240
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Bristol
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $370
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to London Luton
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $230
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Southampton
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $290
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to London City
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $500
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to London Luton
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $270
Train operators
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
41m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $20
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Den Haag Centraal
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $18
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
39m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $40
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$23 - $40
1st Class
$40 - $55
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Brussel-Zuid/Midi
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$60 - $85
1st Class
$85 - $120
South Western Railway
Phone
0345 6000 650
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Train from London Waterloo to Southampton Central
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Clapham Junction to Southampton Central
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Southern
Website
southernrailway.com
Train from Gatwick Airport to Southampton Central
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Clapham Junction to Southampton Central
Ave. Duration
2h 19m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Southampton Central
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$23 - $35
Advanced Single
$25 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $75
Train from Hayes & Harlington to Reading
Ave. Duration
38m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $24
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$10 - $15
Advanced Single
$11 - $16
Anytime Day Single
$13 - $24
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Luton Airport Parkway to West Hampstead Thameslink
Ave. Duration
30m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Eurostar
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Contact Details
Website
eurostar.com
Train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to London St. Pancras International
Ave. Duration
2h 1m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $200
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$65 - $200
Premier
$150 - $230
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Calais-Fréthun to Folkestone
Ave. Duration
25m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$171
Website
eurotunnel.com
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
10h 30m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
Ouibus
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 Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Website
National Express
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
Night bus from The Hague to London
Ave. Duration
10h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $80
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ferry operators

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Southampton is 1h behind Amsterdam. It is currently 10:15 AM in Amsterdam and 9:15 AM in Southampton.

KLM and Flybe offer flights from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Southampton Airport.

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There are 872+ hotels available in Southampton. Prices start at $76 USD per night.

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

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