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There are 13 ways to get from Amsterdam to United Kingdom by train, 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.

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Train  •  5h 1m

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

£73 - £219

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Bus  •  11h 29m

  1. Take the bus from Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk to London - Victoria Coach Station BlaBlaBus

£18 - £24

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Bus via Amsterdam, Duivendrecht  •  12h 56m

  1. Take the bus from Amsterdam, Duivendrecht to London 140

£65 - £95

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

£185 - £211

Drive, car ferry  •  6h 41m

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

£74 - £107

Fly to London City, subway  •  3h 41m

  1. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to London City (LCY) AMS - LCY
  2. Take the subway from Canning Town station to Westminster station

£55 - £232

Fly to Bristol  •  3h 59m

  1. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Bristol (BRS) AMS - BRS

£40 - £171

Fly to Birmingham  •  3h 55m

  1. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Birmingham (BHX) AMS - BHX

£42 - £170

Fly to Edinburgh  •  4h 18m

  1. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Edinburgh (EDI) AMS - EDI

£41 - £157

Fly to London Heathrow, subway  •  4h 8m

  1. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to London Heathrow (LHR) AMS - LHR
  2. Take the subway from Paddington station to Charing Cross station

£76 - £242

Fly to Leeds Bradford  •  4h 16m

  1. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Leeds Bradford (LBA) AMS - LBA

£45 - £221

Fly to London Stansted  •  4h 15m

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

£59 - £197

Fly to London Luton, train  •  4h 47m

  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 - £150

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The cheapest way to get from Amsterdam to United Kingdom is to bus which costs 20€ - 28€ and takes 11h 29m.

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The quickest way to get from Amsterdam to United Kingdom is to fly and subway which costs 60€ - 270€ and takes 3h 41m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Amsterdam to United Kingdom. However, there are services departing from Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk and arriving at Charing Cross, Trafalgar SquareCharing Cross via Belgravia, Victoria Coach Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11h 29m.

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No, there is no direct train from Amsterdam to United Kingdom station. However, there are services departing from Amsterdam Centraal and arriving at Leicester Square station via Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi and King's Cross St. Pancras station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 1m.

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The distance between Amsterdam and United Kingdom is 598 km.

The best way to get from Amsterdam to United Kingdom without a car is to train which takes 5h 1m and costs 80€ - 250€.

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It takes approximately 5h 1m to get from Amsterdam to United Kingdom, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Amsterdam to United Kingdom is to train which takes 5h 1m and costs 80€ - 250€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 20€ - 28€ and takes 11h 29m, you could also fly, which costs 45€ - 200€ and takes 3h 59m.

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Map of how to get from Amsterdam to United Kingdom.
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  • Distance: 373.8 miles
  • Duration: 5h 1m

What companies run services between Amsterdam, Netherlands and United Kingdom?

You can take a train from Amsterdam to London via Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi, London St Pancras Eurostar, and King's Cross St. Pancras station in around 5h 1m. Alternatively, Blablabus operates a bus from Amsterdam to London 3 times a day. Tickets cost £16 - £22 and the journey takes 11h.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to London City
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£55 - £370
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Bristol
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£90 - £420
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£65 - £310
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£85 - £310
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£50 - £310
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Leeds Bradford
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£100 - £550
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to London City
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£75 - £600
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Edinburgh via London City
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
£65 - £280
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£65 - £360
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Bristol
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£50 - £280
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£45 - £210
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Edinburgh via London Luton
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Monday
Estimated price
£45 - £210
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Edinburgh via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£45 - £210
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to London Stansted
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£35 - £210
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to London Luton
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£35 - £180
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to London City
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£50 - £380
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£40 - £240
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Edinburgh via Birmingham
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
£60 - £260
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Edinburgh via London City
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
£60 - £260
Jet2.com
Website
jet2.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Leeds Bradford
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£55 - £370
Level
Website
flylevel.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to London Luton
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£25 - £210
Train operators
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£45 - £65
Website
Thalys
2nd Class
£45 - £65
1st Class
£65 - £90
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 Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
2h 52m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
£18 - £45
Website
NS
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
£18 - £26
1st Class
£30 - £45
Eurostar
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Contact Details
Phone
+44 343 218 6186
Website
eurostar.com
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
1h 49m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
£35 - £85
Website
Eurostar
Standard
£35 - £85
Premier
£75 - £100
Train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to London St Pancras Eurostar
Ave. Duration
2h 1m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£50 - £150
Website
Eurostar
Standard
£50 - £150
Premier
£120 - £180
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
£131
Website
eurotunnel.com
London Underground (Tube)
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Contact Details
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Canning Town station to Westminster station
Ave. Duration
15m
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
£4 - £6
Website
London Underground (Tube)
Subway from Paddington station to Charing Cross station
Ave. Duration
12m
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
£4 - £6
Website
London Underground (Tube)
Thameslink
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Luton to London St Pancras International LL
Ave. Duration
43m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£11 - £16
Website
Thameslink
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Luton to London St Pancras International
Ave. Duration
23m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£11 - £16
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
£5 - £8
Off-Peak Single
£10 - £17
Anytime Day Single
£11 - £16
Anytime Single
£15 - £22
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
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
£16 - £22
Website
Blablabus
Ferry operators

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The quickest flight from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to London City Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h.

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

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United Kingdom is 1h behind Amsterdam. It is currently 9:15 PM in Amsterdam and 8:15 PM in United Kingdom.

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

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Flybe, British Airways and KLM offer flights from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to London City Airport.

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There are 920+ hotels available in United Kingdom. Prices start at £65 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 6€ - 13€.

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