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There are 11 ways to get from Bristol to Amsterdam by plane, train, bus, car, car train or car ferry

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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Fly Bristol to Amsterdam Schiphol  •  4h 5m

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

56€ - 203€

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Bus  •  14h 50m

  1. Take the bus from Bristol Bus & Coach Station to London Victoria Coach Station National Express
  2. Take the bus from London to Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk London > Brussels City Center - Midi Train station > Rotterdam > The Hague > Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk / ...

38€ - 76€

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Train to Cardiff, fly to Amsterdam Schiphol  •  5h 10m

  1. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to Cardiff Central
  2. Fly from Cardiff (CWL) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) CWL - AMS

93€ - 338€

Train to London City, fly to Rotterdam, train  •  5h 39m

  1. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to London Paddington
  2. Fly from London City (LCY) to Rotterdam (RTM) LCY - RTM
  3. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to Amsterdam Centraal

130€ - 397€

Train to Birmingham, fly to Amsterdam Schiphol  •  5h 29m

  1. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to Birmingham New Street
  2. Fly from Birmingham (BHX) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) BHX - AMS

93€ - 264€

Train to London Heathrow, fly to Amsterdam Schiphol  •  5h 36m

  1. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to London Paddington
  2. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) LHR - AMS

117€ - 367€

Train via London  •  6h 51m

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

140€ - 375€

Train  •  7h 24m

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

140€ - 376€

Bus via Utrecht  •  14h 49m

  1. Take the bus from Bristol, Bus Station to Victoria Coach Station Arrivals 040
  2. Take the bus from London to Utrecht London > Brussels City Center - Midi Train station > Antwerp > Utrecht > Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk / ...

45€ - 71€

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  7h 11m

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

229€ - 274€

Drive, car ferry  •  7h 30m

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

103€ - 157€

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The cheapest way to get from Bristol to Amsterdam is to bus which costs £30 - £70 and takes 14h 50m.

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The quickest way to get from Bristol to Amsterdam is to fly which costs £45 - £180 and takes 4h 5m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Bristol station to Amsterdam. However, there are services departing from Bristol Bus & Coach Station and arriving at Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk via London. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14h 50m.

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The distance between Bristol and Amsterdam is 327 miles.

The best way to get from Bristol to Amsterdam without a car is to train via London which takes 6h 51m and costs £120 - £340.

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

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Bristol to Amsterdam bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Bristol Bus & Coach Station.

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The best way to get from Bristol to Amsterdam is to fly which takes 4h 5m and costs £45 - £180. Alternatively, you can train via London, which costs £120 - £340 and takes 6h 51m, you could also bus via Utrecht, which costs £40 - £65 and takes 14h 49m.

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The quickest flight from Bristol Airport to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 15m.

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

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Map of how to get from Bristol to Amsterdam.
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  • Distance: 327.1 miles
  • Duration: 4h 5m

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

KLM and easyJet fly from Bristol to Amsterdam every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Bristol to Amsterdam via London Paddington, Paddington, King's Cross St. Pancras station, and London St. Pancras Int. in around 6h 51m.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Bristol to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 470€
Flights from Cardiff to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
140€ - 600€
Flights from Birmingham to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
75€ - 350€
Flights from London Heathrow to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
55€ - 350€
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London City to Rotterdam
Ave. Duration
53m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
70€ - 370€
Flights from London Heathrow to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
70€ - 410€
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Birmingham to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
45€ - 270€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Bristol to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
55€ - 320€
Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Cardiff Central
Ave. Duration
46m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
17€ - 35€
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
11€ - 18€
Advanced Single
12€ - 18€
Anytime Day Single
17€ - 35€
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to London Paddington
Ave. Duration
1h 41m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
55€ - 100€
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
29€ - 45€
Advanced Single
30€ - 45€
Anytime Day Single
55€ - 100€
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Cardiff Central
Ave. Duration
50m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
30€ - 45€
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
21€ - 35€
Anytime Single
30€ - 45€
Off-Peak Single
18€ - 27€
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
45€ - 70€
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
29€ - 45€
Anytime Single
45€ - 70€
Off-Peak Single
35€ - 55€
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 Amsterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
40m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
11€ - 26€
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
11€ - 16€
1st Class
19€ - 26€
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Rotterdam Centraal to Amsterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
38m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
20€ - 35€
Website
Thalys
2nd Class
20€ - 35€
1st Class
35€ - 45€
Eurostar
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Contact Details
Phone
+44 343 218 6186
Website
eurostar.com
Train from London St. Pancras Int. to Amsterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
80€ - 270€
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
80€ - 270€
Premier
200€ - 310€
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
149€
Website
eurotunnel.com
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 Station to Victoria Coach Station Arrivals
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
20€ - 27€
Book at
National Express
Bus from Bristol Bus & Coach Station to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
20€ - 27€
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National Express
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 Utrecht
Ave. Duration
10h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
16€ - 23€
Website
Ouibus
Bus from London to Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk
Ave. Duration
11h 15m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
18€ - 25€
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
11h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
29€ - 50€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ferry operators

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Amsterdam is 1h ahead of Bristol. It is currently 12:09 PM in Bristol and 1:09 PM in Amsterdam.

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

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There are 2589+ hotels available in Amsterdam. Prices start at 85€ per night.

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The best way to get from Bristol to Bristol Airport is to bus which takes 28m and costs £9.

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