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

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  •  5 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from Brighton to London Victoria
  2. Take the train from London St. Pancras Int. to Amsterdam Centraal Int. trein

$125 - $359

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Bus  •  12 h 43 min

  1. Take the bus from Brighton, Preston Circus to Victoria Coach Station Arrivals National Express / ...
  2. Take the bus from London to Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk Ouibus / ...

$28 - $67

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Bus, train  •  15 h

  1. Take the bus from Brighton, St Peter's Church to Tunbridge Wells, War Memorial
  2. Take the train from Tonbridge to Canterbury West
  3. Take the bus from Canterbury to Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk

$58 - $79

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  5 h 38 min

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

$248 - $287

Drive, car ferry  •  6 h 3 min

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

$102 - $153

Fly from London Gatwick  •  3 h 58 min

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

$62 - $214

Train to London City, fly  •  4 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from Brighton to London Bridge
  2. Fly from London City (LCY) to Amsterdam (AMS) LCY - AMS

$95 - $321

Train to London Heathrow, fly  •  5 h 12 min

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

$125 - $351

Train to Southampton, fly  •  5 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from Brighton to Southampton Central
  2. Fly from Southampton (SOU) to Amsterdam (AMS) SOU - AMS

$88 - $272

Train to London Luton, fly  •  5 h 37 min

  1. Take the train from Brighton to Luton Airport Parkway
  2. Fly from London Luton (LTN) to Amsterdam (AMS) LTN - AMS

$81 - $212

Train to London Stansted, fly  •  5 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from Brighton to London Victoria
  2. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Amsterdam (AMS) STN - AMS

$102 - $276

Train, train to Southend, fly  •  5 h 53 min

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

$91 - $242

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Brighton to Amsterdam is to bus which costs £21 - £55 and takes 12 h 43 min.

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The quickest way to get from Brighton to Amsterdam is to fly which costs £45 - £170 and takes 3 h 58 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Brighton to Amsterdam. However, there are services departing from Brighton, Preston Circus and arriving at Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk via London. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 43 min.

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The distance between Brighton and Amsterdam is 242 miles.

The best way to get from Brighton to Amsterdam without a car is to train which takes 5 h 44 min and costs £90 - £280.

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It takes approximately 5 h 44 min to get from Brighton to Amsterdam, including transfers.

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Brighton to Amsterdam bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Brighton, Preston Circus station.

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The best way to get from Brighton to Amsterdam is to train which takes 5 h 44 min and costs £90 - £280. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £21 - £55 and takes 12 h 43 min, you could also fly, which costs £45 - £170 and takes 3 h 58 min.

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The quickest flight from London Gatwick Airport to Amsterdam Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 15 min.

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Brighton to Amsterdam bus services, operated by Ouibus, arrive at Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk station.

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Map of how to get from Brighton to Amsterdam.
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  • Distance: 242.1 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 44 min

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

You can take a train from Brighton to Amsterdam via London Victoria, Victoria Underground Station, King's Cross St. Pancras Underground Station, and London St. Pancras Int. in around 5 h 44 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Brighton to Amsterdam via Victoria Coach Station Arrivals and London in around 12 h 43 min.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $240
Flights from London Luton to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $230
Flights from London Stansted to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $270
Flights from Southend to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $240
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from London City to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $480
Flights from London Heathrow to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $410
Flights from Southampton to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $430
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $310
Flights from London City to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $750
Flights from London Heathrow to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $470
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from London City to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $500
Flights from Southampton to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $290
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from London City to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $480
Flights from Southampton to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $430
Flights from Southampton to Amsterdam via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $900
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from London Luton to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $270
Train operators
Southern
Website
southernrailway.com
Train from Brighton to London Victoria
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Brighton to Southampton Central
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Eurostar
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Contact Details
Website
eurostar.com
Train from London St. Pancras Int. to Amsterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
3 h 41 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$95 - $310
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$95 - $310
Premier
$230 - $360
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$173
Website
eurotunnel.com
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Brighton to London Bridge
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Brighton to Luton Airport Parkway
Ave. Duration
1 h 56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Brighton to Southampton Central
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$19 - $30
Advanced Single
$21 - $30
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $60
Bus operators
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 Brighton, Preston Circus to Victoria Coach Station Arrivals
Ave. Duration
2 h 13 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
nationalexpress.com
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 London to Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk
Ave. Duration
9 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$19 - $28
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Canterbury to Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk
Ave. Duration
9 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $22
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from London to Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk
Ave. Duration
11 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Brighton & Hove Bus and Coach Company
Phone
01273 886200
Email
info@buses.co.uk
Website
buses.co.uk
Bus from Brighton, St Peter's Church to Tunbridge Wells, War Memorial
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$12
Schedules at
buses.co.uk
Ferry operators

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More Questions & Answers

Amsterdam is 1 h ahead of Brighton. It is currently 7:59 AM in Brighton and 8:59 AM in Amsterdam.

British Airways and easyJet offer flights from London Gatwick Airport to Amsterdam Airport.

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There are 2581+ hotels available in Amsterdam. Prices start at $88 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Brighton to London Gatwick Airport is to train which takes 22 min and costs £11 - £25.

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