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There are 13 ways to get from Kent to Amsterdam by train, bus, car train, car, car ferry 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  •  6 h 12 min

  1. Take the train from Lenham to London Victoria
  2. Take the train from London St. Pancras Int. to Amsterdam Centraal Int. trein

$122 - $349

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Bus  •  12 h 18 min

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

$32 - $47

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Train via Brussel-Zuid/Midi  •  6 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 Intercity direct / ...

$92 - $212

Train, bus  •  8 h 20 min

  1. Take the train from Ashford(Kent) Int. to Lille Europe Eurostar Est / ...
  2. Take the bus from Lille to Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk 800 / ...

$52 - $119

Eurotunnel, drive  •  4 h 30 min

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

$291 - $333

Drive, car ferry  •  4 h 55 min

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

$86 - $131

Train to London City, fly to Rotterdam, train  •  5 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from Ashford International to Stratford International
  2. Fly from London City (LCY) to Rotterdam (RTM) LCY - RTM
  3. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to Amsterdam Centraal

$118 - $362

Train, train to London City, fly to Amsterdam  •  4 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from Lenham to Ashford International
  2. Take the train from Ashford International to Stratford International
  3. Fly from London City (LCY) to Amsterdam (AMS) LCY - AMS

$104 - $339

Train to London Heathrow, fly to Amsterdam  •  5 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from Lenham to London Victoria
  2. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Amsterdam (AMS) LHR - AMS

$120 - $341

Train to London Gatwick, fly to Amsterdam  •  5 h 38 min

  1. Take the train from Lenham to London Victoria
  2. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Amsterdam (AMS) LGW - AMS

$86 - $252

Train to London Stansted, fly to Amsterdam  •  5 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from Lenham to London Victoria
  2. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Amsterdam (AMS) STN - AMS

$98 - $266

Train, train to London Luton, fly to Amsterdam  •  5 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from Ashford International 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

$92 - $234

Train, train to Southend, fly to Amsterdam  •  5 h 29 min

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

$100 - $260

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Kent to Amsterdam is to bus which costs £24 - £40 and takes 12 h 18 min.

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The quickest way to get from Kent to Amsterdam is to Eurotunnel and drive which costs £220 - £260 and takes 4 h 30 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Kent to Amsterdam. However, there are services departing from Lenham and arriving at Amsterdam Centraal via Ashford(Kent) Int. and Brussel-Zuid/Midi. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 18 min.

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The distance between Kent and Amsterdam is 196 miles.

The best way to get from Kent to Amsterdam without a car is to train which takes 6 h 12 min and costs £90 - £270.

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It takes approximately 6 h 12 min to get from Kent to Amsterdam, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Kent to Amsterdam is to train which takes 6 h 12 min and costs £90 - £270. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £24 - £40 and takes 12 h 18 min.

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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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Amsterdam is 1 h ahead of Kent. It is currently 2:09 PM in Kent and 3:09 PM in Amsterdam.

Map of how to get from Kent to Amsterdam.
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  • Distance: 195.9 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 12 min

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

You can take a train from Kent to Amsterdam via London Victoria, Victoria station, King's Cross St. Pancras station, and London St. Pancras Int. in around 6 h 12 min. Alternatively, Ouibus operates a bus from Kent to Amsterdam once daily. Tickets cost $15 - $22 and the journey takes 9 h 40 min.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $240
Flights from London Stansted to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $270
Flights from London Luton to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $230
Flights from Southend to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $240
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 City to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $750
Flights from London Heathrow to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 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 16 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 15 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
Southeastern
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from Lenham to London Victoria
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$26 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$25 - $35
Train from Ashford International to Stratford International
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$27 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$26 - $40
Train from Lenham to Ashford International
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$12 - $18
Anytime Day Single
$8 - $13
Train from Ashford International to St Pancras International
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$29 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$28 - $40
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 - $350
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
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $120
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$45 - $120
Premier
$100 - $140
Train from Ashford(Kent) Int. to Lille Europe Eurostar
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $95
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$40 - $95
Premier
$90 - $110
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 Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Amsterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
2 h 52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$28 - $50
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Rotterdam Centraal to Amsterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $22
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
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London St Pancras International LL to Luton Airport Parkway
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Every 20 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
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$6 - $10
Off-Peak Single
$13 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $20
Anytime Single
$19 - $28
Greater Anglia
Bus operators
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 Lille to Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$16 - $27
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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 Lille to Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Canterbury to Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk
Ave. Duration
9 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Website
Ouibus
Ferry operators

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Kent to Amsterdam train services, operated by Dutch Railways (NS), arrive at Amsterdam Centraal station.

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

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