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

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Fly from London Gatwick  •  1h 54m

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

€45 - €160

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Train to London City, fly  •  4h 28m

  1. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to London Bridge
  2. Fly from London City (LCY) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) LCY - AMS

€84 - €298

Train  •  6h 25m

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

€147 - €382

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  5h 36m

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

€212 - €243

Drive, car ferry  •  6h 58m

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

€155 - €1387

London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Best Western Amsterdam by train, tram and walk

The journey time between London Gatwick Airport (LGW) and Best Western Amsterdam is around 5h 31m and covers a distance of around 633 km. The fastest journey normally takes 5h 29m. Operated by Thameslink, Eurostar and GVB, the London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Best Western Amsterdam service departs from Gatwick Airport and arrives in Best Western Amsterdam. Typically seven services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
5h 31m
Fastest journey time:
5h 29m
Journey distance:
633 km
Services per week:
7
Cheapest price:
€147
Carbon emissions:
33 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
10:06
Last service departs at:
10:16

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Best Western Amsterdam train, tram and walk schedules

United Kingdom → Netherlands
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International entry into Netherlands from United Kingdom

  • Entry is restricted 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), Albania, Andorra, Armenia, Aruba, Australia, Azerbaijan, Bonaire, Saint Eustatius and Saba, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brunei, Canada, Curaçao, Cyprus, Faroe Islands, Greenland, Hong Kong, Israel, Japan, Jordan, Kosovo, Lebanon, Macau, Moldova, Monaco, Montenegro, New Zealand, North Macedonia, Qatar, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Singapore, Sint Maarten, South Korea, Svalbard and Jan Mayen, Taiwan, Ukraine, United States and Vatican

Restricted for: Foreign nationals from outside EU Schengen Area with the above exceptions. Argentina, Bangladesh, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guyana, India, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, South Africa, Suriname, United Kingdom, 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
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 5 in quarantine
This applies to arrivals from United Kingdom
  • Health declaration required
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
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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 Albania, Armenia, Aruba, Australia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Belgium, Bonaire, Saint Eustatius and Saba, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brunei, Bulgaria, Canada, Croatia, Curaçao, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Faroe Islands, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Greenland, Hong Kong, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Jordan, Kosovo, Latvia, Lebanon, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macau, Malta, Moldova, Monaco, Montenegro, New Zealand, North Macedonia, Norway, Poland, Qatar, Romania, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Singapore, Sint Maarten, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Korea, Svalbard and Jan Mayen, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Ukraine, United States and Vatican
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 5 in quarantine
This doesn’t apply to citizens and permanent residents of Albania, Armenia, Aruba, Australia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Belgium, Bonaire, Saint Eustatius and Saba, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brunei, Bulgaria, Canada, Croatia, Curaçao, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Faroe Islands, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Greenland, Hong Kong, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Jordan, Kosovo, Latvia, Lebanon, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macau, Malta, Monaco, Montenegro, New Zealand, North Macedonia, Norway, Poland, Qatar, Romania, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Singapore, Sint Maarten, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Korea, Svalbard and Jan Mayen, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Ukraine, United States and Vatican
  • Travellers with the Digital Green Certificate are exempt from the quarantine. Digital Green Certificate is proof that a person has been vaccinated against COVID-19, received a negative test result, or recovered from COVID-19
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
This applies to arrivals from EU Schengen Area
  • Health declaration required
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions

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Rules to follow in Netherlands

1.5m

Mandatory

Mandatory

Considerations leaving from United Kingdom

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

Frequently Asked Questions


No, entry into Netherlands from United Kingdom is currently restricted.

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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

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

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

The social distance requirement in Best Western 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.

See options for return travel.

Last updated: 28 Jul 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Best Western Amsterdam is to fly which costs £35 - £140 and takes 1h 54m.

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The quickest way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Best Western Amsterdam is to fly which costs £35 - £140 and takes 1h 54m.

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No, there is no direct train from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Best Western Amsterdam. However, there are services departing from Gatwick Airport and arriving at Amsterdam, Westlandgracht via London St Pancras Eurostar and Amsterdam, Centraal Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 25m.

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It is approximately 369 km to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Best Western Amsterdam.

The best way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Best Western Amsterdam without a car is to train which takes 6h 25m and costs £120 - £330.

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It takes approximately 1h 54m to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Best Western Amsterdam, including transfers.

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London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Best Western Amsterdam train services, operated by Thameslink, depart from Gatwick Airport station.

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The best way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Best Western Amsterdam is to fly which takes 1h 54m and costs £35 - £140. Alternatively, you can train, which costs £120 - £330 and takes 6h 25m.

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

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London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Best Western Amsterdam train services, operated by Eurostar, arrive at Amsterdam Centraal station.

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Map of how to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Best Western Amsterdam.
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  • Distance: 369 km
  • Duration: 1h 54m

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

easyJet and British Airways fly from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Best Western Amsterdam once daily. Alternatively, you can take a train from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Best Western Amsterdam via London St Pancras International LL, London St Pancras Eurostar, Amsterdam Centraal, Amsterdam, Centraal Station, and Amsterdam, Westlandgracht in around 6h 25m.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€50 - €190
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€110 - €290
Flights from London City to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€65 - €130
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from London City to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€75 - €270
Train operators
Thameslink
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Gatwick Airport to London Bridge
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
€14 - €18
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
€14 - €18
Train from Gatwick Airport to London St Pancras International LL
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
€16 - €20
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
€16 - €20
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€154
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
€100 - €1300
Website
dfds.co.uk
Standard Car - Economy
€100 - €1300
Standard Car - Flexi
€150 - €190

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