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There are 8 ways to get from Canterbury to Netherlands by train, bus, car ferry, car, car train, 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  •  5 h 18 min

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

$126 - $250

Cheapest option

Bus, train  •  10 h 21 min

  1. Take the bus from Canterbury to The Hague Ouibus
  2. Take the train from Den Haag Centraal to Amsterdam Centraal Sprinter / ...

$24 - $37

6 alternative options

Car ferry, drive  •  4 h 38 min

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

$83 - $126

Eurotunnel, drive  •  4 h 28 min

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

$274 - $313

Train to London City, fly to Rotterdam  •  3 h 31 min

  1. Take the train from Canterbury West to Stratford International
  2. Fly from London City (LCY) to Rotterdam (RTM) LCY - RTM

$106 - $335

Train, train to London Gatwick, fly to Amsterdam Schiphol  •  5 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Canterbury West to St Pancras International
  2. Take the train from London St Pancras International LL to Gatwick Airport
  3. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) LGW - AMS

$95 - $250

Train, train to Southend, fly to Amsterdam Schiphol  •  5 h 19 min

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

$97 - $252

Train, subway to London Stansted, fly to Amsterdam Schiphol  •  5 h 28 min

  1. Take the train from Canterbury West 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

$108 - $279

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The cheapest way to get from Canterbury to Netherlands is to bus and train which costs £18 - £29 and takes 10 h 21 min.

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The quickest way to get from Canterbury to Netherlands is to train and fly which costs £80 - £260 and takes 3 h 31 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Canterbury to Netherlands. However, there are services departing from Canterbury West and arriving at Amsterdam Centraal via Ashford(Kent) Int. and Brussel-Zuid/Midi. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 18 min.

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The distance between Canterbury and Netherlands is 217 miles.

The best way to get from Canterbury to Netherlands without a car is to train which takes 5 h 18 min and costs £95 - £200.

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It takes approximately 5 h 18 min to get from Canterbury to Netherlands, including transfers.

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

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The quickest flight from London City Airport to Rotterdam Airport is the direct flight which takes 50 min.

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Netherlands is 1 h ahead of Canterbury. It is currently 7:44 PM in Canterbury and 8:44 PM in Netherlands.

Canterbury to Netherlands train services, operated by Thalys, arrive at Amsterdam Centraal station.

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Map of how to get from Canterbury to Netherlands.
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  • Distance: 217.4 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 18 min

What companies run services between Canterbury, England and Netherlands?

You can take a train from Canterbury to Amsterdam via Ashford International, Ashford(Kent) Int., Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar, and Brussel-Zuid/Midi in around 5 h 18 min.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $240
Flights from Southend to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $240
Flights from London Stansted to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $270
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London City to Rotterdam
Ave. Duration
51 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $430
Flights from London Gatwick to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $310
Train operators
Eurostar
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Website
eurostar.com
Train from Ashford(Kent) Int. to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
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
1 h 49 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $110
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$45 - $110
Premier
$100 - $130
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Amsterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$60 - $85
1st Class
$85 - $120
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 Den Haag Centraal to Amsterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $18
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
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
$171
Website
eurotunnel.com
Southeastern
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from Canterbury West to Stratford International
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $45
Train from Canterbury West to St Pancras International
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $50
Thameslink
Greater Anglia
London Underground (Tube)
Bus operators
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 Canterbury to The Hague
Ave. Duration
9 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Website
Ouibus
Ferry operators

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British Airways offers flights from London City Airport to Rotterdam Airport.

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There are 362+ hotels available in Netherlands. Prices start at $67 USD per night.

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