There are 12 ways to get from Colchester to Amsterdam by train, car ferry, bus, car, car train 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.

Recommended option

Train  •  5 h 42 min

  1. Take the train from Colchester to London Liverpool Street
  2. Take the train from London St. Pancras Int. to Amsterdam Centraal Int. trein

$120 - $347

Cheapest option

Bus  •  13 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Colchester to London Stansted Airport 250
  2. Take the bus from London Stansted Airport to London Victoria Coach Station
  3. Take the bus from London to Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk 814

$37 - $85

10 alternative options

Car ferry, train  •  11 h 41 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Harwich to Hook of Holland
  2. Take the train from Schiedam Centrum to Amsterdam Centraal Intercity

$77 - $90

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  5 h 47 min

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

$250 - $290

Drive, car ferry  •  6 h 6 min

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

$103 - $155

Train to Norwich, fly  •  4 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from Colchester to Norwich
  2. Fly from Norwich (NWI) to Amsterdam (AMS) NWI - AMS

$129 - $379

Train to London City, fly  •  4 h 30 min

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

$92 - $316

Bus to London Stansted, fly  •  4 h 18 min

  1. Take the bus from Colchester to London Stansted Airport
  2. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Amsterdam (AMS) STN - AMS

$56 - $216

Train to Southend, fly  •  4 h 51 min

  1. Take the train from Colchester to Shenfield
  2. Fly from Southend (SEN) to Amsterdam (AMS) SEN - AMS

$71 - $217

Train to London Heathrow, fly  •  5 h 12 min

  1. Take the train from Colchester to London Liverpool Street
  2. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Amsterdam (AMS) LHR - AMS

$119 - $339

Train, train to London Gatwick, fly  •  5 h 20 min

  1. Take the train from Colchester to London Liverpool Street
  2. Take the train from London Bridge to Gatwick Airport
  3. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Amsterdam (AMS) LGW - AMS

$86 - $242

Train, train to London Luton, fly  •  5 h 24 min

  1. Take the train from Colchester to London Liverpool Street
  2. Take the train from Farringdon to Luton Airport Parkway
  3. Fly from London Luton (LTN) to Amsterdam (AMS) LTN - AMS

$85 - $222

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Colchester to Amsterdam is to bus which costs £28 - £65 and takes 13 h 30 min.

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The quickest way to get from Colchester to Amsterdam is to train and fly which costs £95 - £290 and takes 4 h 8 min.

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The distance between Colchester and Amsterdam is 173 miles.

It takes approximately 5 h 42 min to get from Colchester to Amsterdam, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Colchester to Amsterdam. However, there are services departing from Colchester and arriving at Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk via London Stansted Airport and London. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13 h 30 min.

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

You can take a train from Colchester to Amsterdam via London Liverpool Street, Liverpool Street Underground Station, King's Cross St. Pancras Underground Station, and London St. Pancras Int. in around 5 h 42 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Colchester to Amsterdam via London Stansted Airport, London Victoria Coach Station, and London in around 13 h 30 min.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from London Stansted to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 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
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
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Norwich to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Flights from London City to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 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
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London City to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 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
Flights from London Gatwick to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $310
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from London City to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $500
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
Greater Anglia
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Train from Colchester to London Liverpool Street
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Colchester to Norwich
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Colchester to Stratford (London)
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Colchester to Shenfield
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
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
Dutch Railways (NS)
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Schiedam Centrum to Amsterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $23
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
$173
Website
eurotunnel.com
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London Bridge to Gatwick Airport
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Farringdon to Luton Airport Parkway
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $20
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Bus operators
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Colchester to London Stansted Airport
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $14
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from London Stansted Airport to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $16
Website
nationalexpress.com
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from London to Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk
Ave. Duration
10 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$19 - $28
Website
Ouibus
FlixBus
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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
10 h 10 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ferry operators

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