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There are 12 ways to get from Ashford to Amsterdam by train, bus, car train, car, 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 4m

  1. Take the train from Ashford(Kent) Int. to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar Eurostar
  2. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Amsterdam Centraal Intercity direct / ...

$84 - $197

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Bus  •  12h 6m

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

$32 - $49

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Train via Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar  •  5h 11m

  1. Take the train from Ashford(Kent) Int. to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar Est
  2. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Amsterdam Centraal Intercity direct / ...

$84 - $197

Train, bus  •  6h 36m

  1. Take the train from Ashford(Kent) Int. to Lille Europe Eurostar Est / ...
  2. Take the bus from Lille to Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk 800 / ...

$52 - $119

Eurotunnel, drive  •  4h 22m

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

$264 - $300

Car ferry, drive  •  4h 43m

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

$84 - $128

Train to London City, fly  •  4h 21m

  1. Take the train from Ashford International to Stratford International
  2. Fly from London City (LCY) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) LCY - AMS

$95 - $323

Train to London Heathrow, fly  •  4h 53m

  1. Take the train from Ashford International to St Pancras International
  2. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) LHR - AMS

$122 - $345

Train, train to London Luton, fly  •  4h 59m

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

$83 - $221

Train to London Gatwick, fly  •  5h 34m

  1. Take the train from Ashford International to Tonbridge
  2. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) LGW - AMS

$76 - $230

Train, train to Southend, fly  •  5h 1m

  1. Take the train from Ashford International to Stratford International
  2. Take the train from Stratford (London) to Southend Airport
  3. Fly from Southend (SEN) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) SEN - AMS

$91 - $244

Train, subway to London Stansted, fly  •  5h 10m

  1. Take the train from Ashford International to St Pancras International
  2. Take the subway from King's Cross St. Pancras station to Tottenham Hale station
  3. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) STN - AMS

$101 - $270

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The cheapest way to get from Ashford to Amsterdam is to bus which costs £24 - £40 and takes 12h 6m.

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The quickest way to get from Ashford to Amsterdam is to train and fly which costs £70 - £250 and takes 4h 21m.

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No, there is no direct train from Ashford to Amsterdam. However, there are services departing from Ashford(Kent) Int. and arriving at Amsterdam Centraal via Brussel-Zuid/Midi. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 4m.

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The distance between Ashford and Amsterdam is 193 miles.

The best way to get from Ashford to Amsterdam without a car is to train which takes 5h 4m and costs £60 - £160.

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It takes approximately 5h 4m to get from Ashford to Amsterdam, including transfers.

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Ashford to Amsterdam train services, operated by Eurostar, depart from Ashford(Kent) Int. station.

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The best way to get from Ashford to Amsterdam is to train which takes 5h 4m and costs £60 - £160. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £24 - £40 and takes 12h 6m.

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The quickest flight from London City Airport to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 5m.

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Amsterdam is 1h ahead of Ashford. It is currently 11:51 AM in Ashford and 12:51 PM in Amsterdam.

Map of how to get from Ashford to Amsterdam.
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  • Distance: 192.6 miles
  • Duration: 5h 4m

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

You can take a train from Ashford to Amsterdam via Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar and Brussel-Zuid/Midi in around 5h 4m. Alternatively, Ouibus operates a bus from Ashford to Amsterdam once daily. Tickets cost $15 - $22 and the journey takes 10h 10m.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from London Luton to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $230
Flights from London Gatwick to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $240
Flights from Southend to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $240
Flights from London Stansted to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $270
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from London City to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $480
Flights from London Heathrow to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $410
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London City to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $750
Flights from London Heathrow to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $470
Flights from London Gatwick to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $310
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from London City to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $500
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from London Luton to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $270
Train operators
Eurostar
Rome2rio's guide to Eurostar
Contact Details
Website
eurostar.com
Train from Ashford(Kent) Int. to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$55 - $150
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$55 - $150
Premier
$120 - $180
Train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Amsterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
1h 49m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $120
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$45 - $120
Premier
$100 - $140
Train from Ashford(Kent) Int. to Lille Europe Eurostar
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $95
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$40 - $95
Premier
$90 - $110
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 Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Amsterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
2h 54m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$28 - $50
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
Ave. Duration
25m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$171
Website
eurotunnel.com
Southeastern
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from Ashford International to Stratford International
Ave. Duration
30m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$27 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$26 - $40
Train from Ashford International to St Pancras International
Ave. Duration
38m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$29 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$28 - $40
Train from Ashford International to Tonbridge
Ave. Duration
35m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$18 - $26
Anytime Day Single
$15 - $22
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London St Pancras International LL to Luton Airport Parkway
Ave. Duration
29m
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 London St Pancras International to Luton Airport Parkway
Ave. Duration
20m
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
Greater Anglia
London Underground (Tube)
Bus operators
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
Bus from Lille to Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $27
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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 Lille to Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Canterbury to Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk
Ave. Duration
10h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Website
Ouibus
Ferry operators

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Ashford to Amsterdam train services, operated by Dutch Railways (NS), arrive at Amsterdam Centraal station.

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

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There are 2614+ hotels available in Amsterdam. Prices start at $72 USD per night.

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