COVID-19 Travel restrictions may apply upon entering Netherlands. Learn More.

There are 5 ways to get from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Amsterdam by plane, train, bus, car, car train or car ferry

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Fly  •  1h 43m

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

45€ - 233€

4 alternative options

Train  •  7h 42m

  1. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to London Paddington
  2. Take the train from London St Pancras Eurostar to Amsterdam Centraal Eil

192€ - 438€

Bus, train  •  10h 13m

  1. Take the bus from Bristol City Centre to London Victoria Coach Station Uk041 / ...
  2. Take the train from London St Pancras Eurostar to Amsterdam Centraal Eil

150€ - 388€

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  7h 36m

  1. Drive from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
  3. Drive from Calais-Fréthun to Amsterdam

232€ - 272€

Drive, car ferry  •  9h 8m

  1. Drive from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Dover
  2. Take the car ferry from Dover to Dunkirk
  3. Drive from Dunkirk to Amsterdam

151€ - 267€

United Kingdom → Netherlands
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International entry into Netherlands from United Kingdom

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of United Kingdom
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Allowed for: Citizens and permanent residents of Netherlands, as well as residents from EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Andorra, Monaco, San Marino, Vatican, Australia, New Zealand, Rwanda, South Korea, Thailand, Aruba, Bonaire, Saint Eustatius and Saba, Cyprus, Singapore, United Kingdom and Sint Maarten

Restricted for: Foreign nationals from outside EU Schengen Area with the above exceptions. Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guyana, India, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, South Africa, Suriname, Uruguay and Venezuela are also restricted

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Conditions of entry into Netherlands from United Kingdom

  • 10-day mandatory quarantine and a negative COVID-19 test issued at most 1 days before arrival
  • A negative result for COVID-19 is a condition to end the quarantine obligation earlier. It is tested in quarantine on day 5
This applies to arrivals from United Kingdom
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  • 10-day mandatory quarantine and a negative COVID-19 test issued at most 1 days before arrival
This doesn’t apply to citizens and permanent residents of Australia, New Zealand, Rwanda, Singapore, South Korea, Thailand, Sint Maarten, Iceland, Bonaire, Saint Eustatius and Saba and Portugal
  • A negative result for COVID-19 is a condition to end the quarantine obligation earlier. It is tested in quarantine on day 5
This doesn’t apply to citizens and permanent residents of Australia, New Zealand, Rwanda, Singapore, South Korea, Thailand, Bonaire, Saint Eustatius and Saba, Sint Maarten, Iceland and Portugal

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Rules to follow in Netherlands

1.5m

Mandatory

Considerations leaving from United Kingdom

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

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Yes, but conditions apply when entering Netherlands from United Kingdom.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Further restrictions may be implemented at short notice
  • Nationwide control measures in place

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Amsterdam is 1351.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Amsterdam is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Amsterdam is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 1351.

No, but conditions apply when returning to United Kingdom from Netherlands.

See options for return travel.

Last updated: 3 May 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Amsterdam is to fly which costs £35 - £200 and takes 1h 43m.

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The quickest way to get from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Amsterdam is to fly which costs £35 - £200 and takes 1h 43m.

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The distance between Bristol Airport (BRS) and Amsterdam is 533 km.

The best way to get from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Amsterdam without a car is to train which takes 7h 42m and costs £160 - £380.

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It takes approximately 1h 43m to get from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Amsterdam, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Amsterdam is to fly which takes 1h 43m and costs £35 - £200. Alternatively, you can train, which costs £160 - £380 and takes 7h 42m.

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The quickest flight from Bristol Airport to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 20m.

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Amsterdam is 1h ahead of Bristol Airport (BRS). It is currently 2:52 PM in Bristol Airport (BRS) and 3:52 PM in Amsterdam.

KLM and easyJet offer flights from Bristol Airport to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport.

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There are 2293+ hotels available in Amsterdam. Prices start at 75€ per night.

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Map of how to get from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Amsterdam.
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  • Distance: 532.9 km
  • Duration: 1h 43m

What companies run services between Bristol Airport (BRS), England and Amsterdam, Netherlands?

KLM and easyJet fly from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Amsterdam twice daily. Alternatively, you can take a train from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Amsterdam via Temple Meads Stn, Bristol Temple Meads, London Paddington, Paddington, King's Cross St. Pancras station, and London St Pancras Eurostar in around 7h 42m.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Bristol to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
50€ - 250€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Bristol to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
40€ - 110€
Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to London Paddington
Ave. Duration
1h 37m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
50€ - 65€
Website
gwr.com
Anytime Day
50€ - 65€
Anytime Day 1st Class
85€ - 120€
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
153€
Website
Eurotunnel
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Bristol City Centre to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
11€ - 15€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ferry operators
DFDS Seaways
Phone
+45 33 42 30 10
Email
incoming@dfdsseaways.dk​​
Website
dfds.com
Car ferry from Dover to Dunkirk
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
75€ - 150€
Website
dfds.co.uk
Standard Car - Economy
75€ - 150€
Standard Car - Flexi
130€ - 170€

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