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

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Train via London  •  7h 34m

  1. Take the train from Exeter St Davids to London Paddington
  2. Take the train from London St. Pancras Int. to Amsterdam Centraal Eurostar / ...

202€ - 447€

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Bus  •  17h 10m

  1. Take the bus from Exeter Sidwell St to London Victoria Coach Station National Express
  2. Take the bus from London - Victoria Coach Station to Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk London - Victoria Coach Station > Brussels City Center - Midi Train station > Antwerp > Utrecht > Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk

27€ - 34€

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Train  •  8h 56m

  1. Take the train from Exeter Central to London Waterloo
  2. Take the train from London St. Pancras Int. to Amsterdam Centraal Eurostar / ...

220€ - 528€

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  8h 18m

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

234€ - 278€

Drive, car ferry  •  9h 35m

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

163€ - 228€

Train to Bristol, fly  •  5h 10m

  1. Take the train from Exeter St Davids to Bristol Temple Meads
  2. Fly from Bristol (BRS) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) BRS - AMS

75€ - 278€

Train to Birmingham, fly  •  6h 35m

  1. Take the train from Exeter St Davids to Birmingham New Street
  2. Fly from Birmingham (BHX) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) BHX - AMS

127€ - 520€

Train to London City, fly  •  6h 29m

  1. Take the train from Exeter St Davids to London Paddington
  2. Fly from London City (LCY) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) LCY - AMS

134€ - 316€

Train to London Heathrow, fly  •  6h 14m

  1. Take the train from Exeter St Davids to London Paddington
  2. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) LHR - AMS

111€ - 277€

Train, train to Southampton, fly  •  6h 50m

  1. Take the train from Exeter Central to Salisbury
  2. Take the train from Salisbury to Southampton Airport Parkway
  3. Fly from Southampton (SOU) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) SOU - AMS

193€ - 567€

Train, train to Cardiff, fly  •  7h 37m

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

122€ - 538€

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  • Face masks are mandatory
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Amsterdam is 1351.

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Exeter to Amsterdam is to bus which costs £24 - £30 and takes 17h 10m.

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The quickest way to get from Exeter to Amsterdam is to train and fly which costs £65 - £250 and takes 5h 10m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Exeter to Amsterdam. However, there are services departing from Exeter Sidwell St and arriving at Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk via London - Victoria Coach Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 17h 10m.

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No, there is no direct train from Exeter to Amsterdam. However, there are services departing from Exeter St Davids and arriving at Amsterdam Centraal via Paddington and London St. Pancras Int.. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 34m.

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The distance between Exeter and Amsterdam is 610 km.

The best way to get from Exeter to Amsterdam without a car is to train via London which takes 7h 34m and costs £170 - £400.

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It takes approximately 7h 34m to get from Exeter to Amsterdam, including transfers.

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Exeter to Amsterdam bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Exeter Sidwell St station.

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Exeter to Amsterdam train services, operated by Great Western Railway, depart from Exeter St Davids station.

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The best way to get from Exeter to Amsterdam is to train via London which takes 7h 34m and costs £170 - £400. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £24 - £30 and takes 17h 10m.

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Map of how to get from Exeter to Amsterdam.
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  • Distance: 609.8 km
  • Duration: 7h 34m

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

You can take a train from Exeter to Amsterdam via London Paddington, Paddington, King's Cross St. Pancras station, and London St. Pancras Int. in around 7h 34m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Exeter to Amsterdam via London Victoria Coach Station and London - Victoria Coach Station in around 17h 10m.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Bristol to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
95€ - 300€
Flights from Birmingham to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 600€
Flights from London City to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
65€ - 320€
Flights from London Heathrow to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
45€ - 240€
Flights from Southampton to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
130€ - 440€
Flights from Cardiff to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
110€ - 320€
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London City to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
60€ - 600€
Flights from London Heathrow to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
30€ - 250€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Bristol to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
40€ - 220€
Flights from Birmingham to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
85€ - 270€
FlexFlight ApS
Website
flexflight.dk
Flights from London City to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
220€ - 9000€
Jet2.com
Website
jet2.com
Flights from Birmingham to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
23€ - 280€
Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Exeter St Davids to London Paddington
Ave. Duration
2h 12m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
65€ - 85€
Website
gwr.com
Anytime Day
65€ - 85€
Anytime Day 1st Class
120€ - 160€
Train from Exeter St Davids to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
30€ - 40€
Website
gwr.com
Anytime Day
30€ - 40€
Anytime Day 1st Class
55€ - 75€
Train from Salisbury to Southampton Airport Parkway
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
13€ - 17€
Website
gwr.com
Anytime Day
13€ - 17€
Anytime Day 1st Class
23€ - 35€
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Cardiff Central
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
17€ - 22€
Website
gwr.com
Anytime Day
17€ - 22€
Anytime Day 1st Class
29€ - 40€
Eurostar
South Western Railway
Phone
0345 6000 650
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Train from Exeter Central to London Waterloo
Ave. Duration
3h 19m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
85€ - 170€
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Anytime Day
85€ - 110€
Anytime Day 1st Class
140€ - 170€
Train from Exeter Central to Salisbury
Ave. Duration
1h 46m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
40€ - 85€
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Anytime Day
40€ - 55€
Anytime Day 1st Class
70€ - 85€
Train from Salisbury to Southampton Airport Parkway
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
14€ - 29€
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Anytime Day
14€ - 19€
Anytime Day 1st Class
24€ - 29€
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
148€
Website
Eurotunnel
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Exeter St Davids to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
45€ - 160€
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
45€ - 60€
Anytime Day 1st Class
110€ - 160€
Train from Exeter St Davids to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
2h 31m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
85€ - 240€
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
85€ - 110€
Anytime Day 1st Class
170€ - 240€
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Cardiff Central
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
30€ - 130€
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
30€ - 40€
Anytime Day 1st Class
85€ - 130€
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 Exeter Sidwell St to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
9€ - 12€
Website
National Express
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
Bus from London - Victoria Coach Station to Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk
Ave. Duration
11h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
18€ - 22€
Website
Blablabus
Ferry operators
DFDS Seaways
Phone
+45 33 42 30 10
Email
incoming@dfdsseaways.dk​​
Website
dfds.com
Car ferry from Dover to Calais
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
75€ - 95€
Website
dfds.co.uk
Standard Car - Economy
75€ - 95€
Standard Car - Flexi
120€ - 140€

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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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Exeter to Amsterdam bus services, operated by Blablabus, arrive at Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk station.

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Amsterdam is 1h ahead of Exeter. It is currently 11:41 AM in Exeter and 12:41 PM in Amsterdam.

Exeter to Amsterdam train services, operated by Eurostar, arrive at Amsterdam Centraal station.

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

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There are 3626+ hotels available in Amsterdam. Prices start at 75€ per night.

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