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There are 8 ways to get from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport (AMS) by plane, train, bus, bus and ferry, night bus, car, car train or car ferry

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Fly

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

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Train

  1. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to London Paddington
  2. Take the train from London St Pancras Eurostar to Rotterdam Centraal
  3. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to Schiphol Airport

Train via Brussels

  1. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to London Paddington
  2. Take the train from London St Pancras Eurostar to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
  3. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Schiphol Airport

Bus, train via Brussels

  1. Take the bus from Bristol Bus & Coach Station to Heathrow Airport London T2,3
  2. Take the train from London St Pancras Eurostar to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
  3. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Schiphol Airport

Bus, bus and ferry, night bus

  1. Take the bus from Bristol Bus & Coach Station to London Victoria Coach Station
  2. Take the bus and ferry from London to Lille
  3. Take the night bus from Lille to Amsterdam - Schipol Airport

Bus, train

  1. Take the bus from Bristol City Centre to London Victoria Coach Station
  2. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to The Hague
  3. Take the train from Den Haag Centraal to Schiphol Airport

Drive, Eurotunnel

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

Drive, car ferry

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

Bristol Airport (BRS) to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport (AMS) by bus, train and subway

The journey time between Bristol Airport (BRS) and Amsterdam Schiphol Airport (AMS) is around 21h 50m and covers a distance of around 783 km. This includes an average layover time of around 15h 18m. The fastest journey normally takes 17h 20m. Operated by First, First Great Western Service, London Underground (Tube) and others, the Bristol Airport (BRS) to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport (AMS) service departs from Bristol Airport, Airport Terminal and arrives in Schiphol Airport. Typically five services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
6h 31m
Layover time:
15h 18m
Total time:
21h 50m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
17h 20m
Journey distance:
783 km
Services per week:
5
Cheapest price:
€192
Carbon emissions:
42 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
21:15
Last service departs at:
23:45

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Bristol Airport (BRS) to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport (AMS) bus, train and subway schedules

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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: All visitors

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Conditions of entry into Netherlands from United Kingdom

  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
  • 10-day mandatory quarantine and a negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 5 in quarantine
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
This applies to arrivals from United Kingdom
  • Health declaration required
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
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  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Australia, Bonaire, Saint Eustatius and Saba, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Canada, Faroe Islands, Greenland, Hong Kong, Jordan, Macau, Moldova, Monaco, New Zealand, Qatar, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, South Korea, Svalbard and Jan Mayen, Taiwan, Ukraine, Uruguay and Vatican
  • 10-day mandatory quarantine and a negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 5 in quarantine
This applies to arrivals from Afghanistan, Anguilla, Azerbaijan, Bangladesh, Bermuda, Botswana, Brazil, Costa Rica, Cuba, Eswatini, Fiji, French Guiana, French Polynesia, Georgia, Guadeloupe, Guyana, Haiti, India, Indonesia, Iran, Israel, Kosovo, Lesotho, Malaysia, Martinique, Mongolia, Montenegro, Myanmar, Nepal, North Macedonia, Pakistan, Philippines, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Serbia, Seychelles, Somalia, South Africa, Sri Lanka, Suriname, Thailand, United States Virgin Islands, United Kingdom, United States and Venezuela
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
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Rules to follow in Netherlands

1.5m

Mandatory

Mandatory

Considerations leaving from United Kingdom

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

Frequently Asked Questions


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

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Amsterdam Schiphol Airport (AMS) is 1351.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Amsterdam Schiphol Airport (AMS) is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Amsterdam Schiphol Airport (AMS) 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.

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Last updated: 22 Sep 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport (AMS) is to bus and bus and ferry and night bus which costs £30 - £45 and takes 13h 36m.

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The quickest way to get from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport (AMS) is to fly which costs £30 - £150 and takes 1h 20m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport (AMS). However, there are services departing from Bristol Airport, Airport Terminal and arriving at Amsterdam - Schipol Airport via Bristol Bus & Coach Station, London and Lille. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13h 36m.

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The distance between Bristol Airport (BRS) and Amsterdam Schiphol Airport (AMS) is 523 km.

The best way to get from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport (AMS) without a car is to train which takes 8h 13m and costs £160 - £440.

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It takes approximately 1h 20m to fly from Bristol (BRS) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS), including transfers and time at the airport.

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Bristol Airport (BRS) to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport (AMS) bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Bristol Bus & Coach Station.

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The best way to get from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport (AMS) is to fly which takes 1h 20m and costs £30 - £150. Alternatively, you can train, which costs £160 - £440 and takes 8h 13m.

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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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Bristol Airport (BRS) to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport (AMS) bus services, operated by Blablabus, arrive at Amsterdam - Schipol Airport station.

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Map of how to get from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport (AMS).
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  • Distance: 523.4 km
  • Duration: 1h 20m

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

KLM and easyJet fly from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport (AMS) 3 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a train from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport (AMS) via Temple Meads Stn, Bristol Temple Meads, London Paddington, Paddington station, King's Cross St. Pancras station, London St Pancras Eurostar, and Rotterdam Centraal in around 8h 13m.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Bristol to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€60 - €310
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Bristol to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€35 - €230
Train operators
First Great Western Service
Phone
+44 3457 000 125
Email
gwr.feedback@gwr.com
Website
gwr.com
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to London Paddington
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€50 - €65
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
€50 - €65
Anytime Day 1st Class
€85 - €120
Eurostar
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Contact Details
Phone
+44 343 218 6186
Website
eurostar.com
Train from London St Pancras Eurostar to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
3h 28m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€120 - €350
Website
Eurostar
Business Premier
€310 - €350
Standard
€120 - €160
Standard Premier
€170 - €220
Train from London St Pancras Eurostar to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€100 - €350
Website
Eurostar
Business Premier
€300 - €350
Standard
€100 - €130
Standard Premier
€150 - €190
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 Rotterdam Centraal to Schiphol Airport
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
€9 - €21
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
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Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€9 - €13
1st Class
€16 - €21
Train from Den Haag Centraal to Schiphol Airport
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
€8 - €19
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€8 - €12
1st Class
€14 - €19
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Rotterdam Centraal to Schiphol Airport
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€40 - €75
Website
Thalys
Standard
€40 - €55
Comfort
€50 - €70
Premium
€50 - €75
Train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Schiphol Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€60 - €120
Website
Thalys
Standard
€60 - €85
Comfort
€70 - €95
Premium
€85 - €120
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€153
Website
Eurotunnel
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 Bristol Bus & Coach Station to Heathrow Airport London T2,3
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€7 - €10
Website
National Express
Bus from Bristol Bus & Coach Station to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€8 - €11
Website
National Express
Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus and ferry from London to Lille
Ave. Duration
4h 19m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€9 - €13
Schedules at
union-ivkoni.com
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
Night bus from Lille to Amsterdam - Schipol Airport
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€11 - €15
Website
Blablabus
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
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to The Hague
Ave. Duration
11h 10m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€27 - €35
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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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
€95 - €1300
Website
dfds.co.uk
Standard Car - Economy
€95 - €1300
Standard Car - Flexi
€150 - €190

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Amsterdam Schiphol Airport (AMS) is 1h ahead of Bristol Airport (BRS). It is currently 12:00 PM in Bristol Airport (BRS) and 1:00 PM in Amsterdam Schiphol Airport (AMS).

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