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There are 8 ways to get from Liverpool to Amsterdam by train, plane, car, car ferry or car train

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Train to Manchester, fly  •  5h 8m

  1. Take the train from Liverpool Lime Street to Manchester Airport
  2. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) MAN - AMS

65€ - 245€

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Train to Liverpool, fly  •  4h 16m

  1. Take the train from Liverpool Central to Liverpool South Parkway
  2. Fly from Liverpool (LPL) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) LPL - AMS

49€ - 403€

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Train to Leeds Bradford, fly  •  5h 56m

  1. Take the train from Liverpool Lime Street to Leeds
  2. Fly from Leeds Bradford (LBA) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) LBA - AMS

92€ - 459€

Train, train to Birmingham, fly  •  6h 13m

  1. Take the train from Liverpool Lime Street to Stafford
  2. Take the train from Stafford to Birmingham International
  3. Fly from Birmingham (BHX) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) BHX - AMS

93€ - 475€

Train  •  7h 24m

  1. Take the train from Liverpool Lime Street to London Euston
  2. Take the train from London St Pancras Eurostar to Amsterdam Centraal Eil

217€ - 650€

Train via Nottingham  •  9h 50m

  1. Take the train from Liverpool Lime Street to Nottingham
  2. Take the train from Nottingham to London St Pancras International
  3. Take the train from London St Pancras Eurostar to Amsterdam Centraal Eil

260€ - 553€

Drive, car ferry  •  10h 28m

  1. Drive from Liverpool to Dover
  2. Take the car ferry from Dover to Dunkirk
  3. Drive from Dunkirk to Amsterdam

167€ - 290€

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  8h 58m

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

248€ - 296€

United Kingdom → Netherlands
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International entry into Netherlands from United Kingdom

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of United Kingdom
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Allowed for: Citizens and permanent residents of Netherlands, as well as residents from EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Andorra, Monaco, San Marino, Vatican, Australia, New Zealand, Rwanda, South Korea, Thailand, Aruba, Bonaire, Saint Eustatius and Saba, Cyprus, Singapore, United Kingdom and Sint Maarten

Restricted for: Foreign nationals from outside EU Schengen Area with the above exceptions. Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guyana, India, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, South Africa, Suriname, Uruguay and Venezuela are also restricted

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Conditions of entry into Netherlands from United Kingdom

  • 10-day mandatory quarantine and a negative COVID-19 test issued at most 1 days before arrival
  • A negative result for COVID-19 is a condition to end the quarantine obligation earlier. It is tested in quarantine on day 5
This applies to arrivals from United Kingdom
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  • 10-day mandatory quarantine and a negative COVID-19 test issued at most 1 days before arrival
This doesn’t apply to citizens and permanent residents of Australia, New Zealand, Rwanda, Singapore, South Korea, Thailand, Sint Maarten, Iceland, Bonaire, Saint Eustatius and Saba and Portugal
  • A negative result for COVID-19 is a condition to end the quarantine obligation earlier. It is tested in quarantine on day 5
This doesn’t apply to citizens and permanent residents of Australia, New Zealand, Rwanda, Singapore, South Korea, Thailand, Bonaire, Saint Eustatius and Saba, Sint Maarten, Iceland and Portugal

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Rules to follow in Netherlands

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Considerations leaving from United Kingdom

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

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Yes, but conditions apply when entering Netherlands from United Kingdom.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Further restrictions may be implemented at short notice
  • Nationwide control measures in place

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Amsterdam is 1351.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Amsterdam is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Amsterdam is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 1351.

No, but conditions apply when returning to United Kingdom from Netherlands.

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Last updated: 3 May 2021
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The cheapest way to get from Liverpool to Amsterdam is to train and fly which costs £55 - £210 and takes 5h 8m.

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The fastest way to get from Liverpool to Amsterdam is to train and fly which takes 4h 16m and costs £40 - £350.

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No, there is no direct train from Liverpool to Amsterdam. However, there are services departing from Liverpool Lime Street and arriving at Amsterdam Centraal via Euston station and London St Pancras Eurostar. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 24m.

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The distance between Liverpool and Amsterdam is 540 km.

The best way to get from Liverpool to Amsterdam without a car is to train which takes 7h 24m and costs £180 - £600.

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It takes approximately 5h 8m to get from Liverpool to Amsterdam, including transfers.

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Liverpool to Amsterdam train services, operated by Avanti West Coast, depart from Liverpool Lime Street station.

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The quickest flight from Manchester Airport to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 20m.

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Amsterdam is 1h ahead of Liverpool. It is currently 5:04 PM in Liverpool and 6:04 PM in Amsterdam.

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

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Map of how to get from Liverpool to Amsterdam.
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  • Distance: 539.9 km
  • Duration: 5h 8m

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

You can take a train from Liverpool to Amsterdam via London Euston, Euston station, King's Cross St. Pancras station, and London St Pancras Eurostar in around 7h 24m.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Manchester to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
50€ - 260€
Flights from Leeds Bradford to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
95€ - 230€
Flights from Birmingham to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
85€ - 440€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Manchester to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Friday
Estimated price
40€ - 170€
Flights from Liverpool to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
80€ - 550€
Flights from Liverpool to Amsterdam Schiphol via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
80€ - 550€
Flights from Birmingham to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Friday
Estimated price
29€ - 140€
Jet2.com
Website
jet2.com
Flights from Leeds Bradford to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
95€ - 200€
Flights from Birmingham to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
50€ - 65€
Train operators
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Liverpool Lime Street to Manchester Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
19€ - 35€
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Anytime Day
19€ - 24€
Anytime Day 1st Class
23€ - 35€
Train from Liverpool Lime Street to Liverpool South Parkway
Ave. Duration
9 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
3€ - 7€
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Anytime Day
3€ - 5€
Anytime Day 1st Class
5€ - 7€
Train from Liverpool Lime Street to Leeds
Ave. Duration
2h 24m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
30€ - 55€
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Anytime Day
30€ - 40€
Anytime Day 1st Class
35€ - 55€
East Midlands Railways
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Train from Liverpool Lime Street to Liverpool South Parkway
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
6€ - 9€
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Advance Single
2€ - 15€
Off-Peak Single
2€ - 4€
Anytime Day Single/Anytime Single
6€ - 9€
Train from Liverpool Lime Street to Nottingham
Ave. Duration
2h 34m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
65€ - 95€
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Advance Single
29€ - 55€
Off-Peak Single
55€ - 80€
Anytime Day Single/Anytime Single
65€ - 95€
Train from Nottingham to London St Pancras International
Ave. Duration
1h 44m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
65€ - 100€
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Advance Single
30€ - 60€
Off-Peak Single
60€ - 85€
Anytime Day Single/Anytime Single
65€ - 100€
London Northwestern Railway
Phone
+44 121 634 2040
Email
comments@londonmidland.com
Website
londonnorthwesternrailway.co.uk
Train from Liverpool Lime Street to Liverpool South Parkway
Ave. Duration
9 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
2€ - 4€
Website
londonnorthwesternrailway.co.uk
Advanced Single/Anytime Advance
4€ - 6€
Anytime Day Single
2€ - 4€
Train from Liverpool Lime Street to Stafford
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
26€ - 30€
Website
londonnorthwesternrailway.co.uk
Advanced Single/Anytime Advance
7€ - 10€
Anytime Day Single
26€ - 30€
Transport for Wales
Website
tfw.gov.wales
Train from Liverpool Lime Street to Liverpool South Parkway
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
12€ - 17€
Website
tfw.wales
Train from Stafford to Birmingham International
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
26€ - 40€
Website
tfw.wales
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Liverpool Lime Street to Leeds
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
30€ - 50€
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
14€ - 20€
Off-Peak Day Single
22€ - 35€
Anytime Day Single
30€ - 50€
Avanti West Coast
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Train from Liverpool Lime Street to Stafford
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
26€ - 95€
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
26€ - 35€
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
70€ - 95€
Train from Stafford to Birmingham International
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
16€ - 60€
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
16€ - 21€
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
40€ - 60€
Train from Liverpool Lime Street to London Euston
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
85€ - 290€
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
85€ - 110€
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
220€ - 290€
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
153€
Website
Eurotunnel
Ferry operators
DFDS Seaways
Phone
+45 33 42 30 10
Email
incoming@dfdsseaways.dk​​
Website
dfds.com
Car ferry from Dover to Dunkirk
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
75€ - 150€
Website
dfds.co.uk
Standard Car - Economy
75€ - 150€
Standard Car - Flexi
130€ - 170€

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

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