There are 11 ways to get from Dover to Amsterdam by train, bus, car ferry, 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.

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Train  •  5 h 50 min

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

$128 - $253

Cheapest option

Bus  •  7 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Dover to Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk Ouibus

$15 - $21

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Bus, train  •  9 h 24 min

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

$23 - $37

Car ferry, drive  •  4 h 7 min

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

$79 - $118

Eurotunnel, drive  •  4 h 17 min

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

$259 - $296

Train to London City, fly  •  4 h 44 min

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

$103 - $335

Train to London Heathrow, fly  •  5 h 18 min

  1. Take the train from Dover Priory to St Pancras International
  2. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Amsterdam (AMS) LHR - AMS

$131 - $357

Train, train to London Luton, fly  •  5 h 27 min

  1. Take the train from Dover Priory to St Pancras International
  2. Take the train from London St Pancras International LL to Luton Airport Parkway
  3. Fly from London Luton (LTN) to Amsterdam (AMS) LTN - AMS

$95 - $236

Train, train to London Gatwick, fly  •  5 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from Dover Priory 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 (AMS) LGW - AMS

$97 - $253

Train to London Stansted, fly  •  5 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from Dover Priory to St Pancras International
  2. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Amsterdam (AMS) STN - AMS

$109 - $281

Train, train to Southend, fly  •  5 h 35 min

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

$96 - $253

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Dover to Amsterdam is to bus which costs £11 - £17 and takes 7 h 40 min.

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The quickest way to get from Dover to Amsterdam is to car ferry and drive which costs £60 - £95 and takes 4 h 7 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Dover and arriving at Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 7 h 40 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Dover to Amsterdam. However, there are services departing from Dover Priory and arriving at Amsterdam Centraal via Ashford(Kent) Int. and Brussel-Zuid/Midi. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 50 min.

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The distance between Dover and Amsterdam is 177 miles.

The best way to get from Dover to Amsterdam without a car is to train which takes 5 h 50 min and costs £100 - £200.

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It takes approximately 5 h 50 min to get from Dover to Amsterdam, including transfers.

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Dover to Amsterdam bus services, operated by Ouibus, depart from Dover station.

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

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The best way to get from Dover to Amsterdam is to train which takes 5 h 50 min and costs £100 - £200. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £11 - £17 and takes 7 h 40 min.

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Map of how to get from Dover to Amsterdam.
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  • Distance: 176.6 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 50 min

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

You can take a train from Dover to Amsterdam via Ashford International, Ashford(Kent) Int., Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar, and Brussel-Zuid/Midi in around 5 h 50 min. Alternatively, Ouibus operates a bus from Dover to Amsterdam twice daily. Tickets cost $15 - $21 and the journey takes 7 h 40 min.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from London Luton to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $230
Flights from London Gatwick to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $240
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
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
KLM
Website
klm.com
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
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from London City to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 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
Eurostar
Rome2rio's guide to Eurostar
Contact Details
Website
eurostar.com
Train from Ashford(Kent) Int. to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$55 - $150
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$55 - $150
Premier
$120 - $170
Train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Amsterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
1 h 49 min
Frequency
Twice 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 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$60 - $85
1st Class
$85 - $120
Dutch Railways (NS)
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Den Haag Centraal to Amsterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $19
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
$168
Website
eurotunnel.com
Southeastern
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from Dover Priory to Stratford International
Ave. Duration
57 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
Train from Dover Priory to St Pancras International
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$35 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $55
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London St Pancras International LL to Luton Airport Parkway
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $19
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London St Pancras International LL to Gatwick Airport
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from London St Pancras International to Luton Airport Parkway
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$6 - $10
Off-Peak Single
$13 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $20
Anytime Single
$18 - $27
Greater Anglia
Bus operators
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Dover to Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$15 - $21
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Dover to The Hague
Ave. Duration
8 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Website
Ouibus
Ferry operators

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