There are 5 ways to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Amsterdam by plane, train, bus, car, car train or car ferry

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Fly  •  1 h 36 min

  1. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Amsterdam (AMS) LGW - AMS

$48 - $179

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Bus  •  12 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from London Gatwick Airport South to London Victoria National Express / ...
  2. Take the bus from London to Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk Ouibus / ...

$30 - $63

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Train  •  5 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to London St Pancras International LL
  2. Take the train from London St. Pancras Int. to Amsterdam Centraal Int. trein

$105 - $319

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  5 h 16 min

  1. Drive from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais
  3. Drive from Calais to Amsterdam

$239 - $276

Drive, car ferry  •  5 h 40 min

  1. Drive from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Dover
  2. Take the car ferry from Dover to Calais
  3. Drive from Calais to Amsterdam

$96 - $146

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Amsterdam is to bus which costs £23 - £50 and takes 12 h 5 min.

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The quickest way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Amsterdam is to fly which costs £35 - £140 and takes 1 h 36 min.

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The distance between London Gatwick Airport (LGW) and Amsterdam is 233 miles.

It takes approximately 1 h 36 min to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Amsterdam, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Amsterdam. However, there are services departing from London Gatwick Airport South and arriving at Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk via London. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 5 min.

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No, there is no direct train from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Amsterdam. However, there are services departing from Gatwick Airport and arriving at Amsterdam Centraal via London St. Pancras Int.. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 25 min.

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The quickest flight from London Gatwick Airport to Amsterdam Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 15 min.

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London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Amsterdam bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Gatwick Airport station.

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Map of how to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Amsterdam.
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  • Distance: 233.1 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 36 min

What companies run services between London Gatwick Airport (LGW), England and Amsterdam, Netherlands?

easyJet and British Airways fly from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Amsterdam every 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Amsterdam via London St Pancras International LL and London St. Pancras Int. in around 5 h 25 min.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $240
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $310
Train operators
Thameslink
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
$90 - $300
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$90 - $300
Premier
$220 - $350
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
Bus operators
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from London to Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk
Ave. Duration
9 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$19 - $27
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
11 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ferry operators

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