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There are 7 ways to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Best Western Amsterdam by plane, train, bus, car ferry, car or car train

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Recommended option

Fly to Amsterdam Schiphol  •  1h 39m

  1. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) STN - AMS

Cheapest option

Fly to Eindhoven, train  •  3h 29m

  1. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Eindhoven (EIN) STN - EIN
  2. Take the train from Eindhoven Centraal to Amsterdam Amstel

5 alternative options

Train  •  6h 30m

  1. Take the train from Stansted Airport to Tottenham Hale Stansted Express
  2. Take the train from London St Pancras Eurostar to Amsterdam Centraal Eil

Bus, car ferry, train  •  14h 24m

  1. Take the bus from Stansted Airport London to Colchester East Hill/High Street
  2. Take the car ferry from Harwich to Hook of Holland
  3. Take the train from Den Haag Centraal to Amsterdam Lelylaan

Bus  •  15h 36m

  1. Take the bus from Stansted Airport London to London Victoria Coach Station National Express
  2. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Amsterdam Sloterdijk N814

Drive, car ferry  •  7h 14m

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

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  5h 54m

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

London Stansted Airport (STN) to Best Western Amsterdam by train, subway, tram and walk

The journey time between London Stansted Airport (STN) and Best Western Amsterdam is around 5h 50m and covers a distance of around 644 km. This includes an average layover time of around 31 min. The fastest journey normally takes 5h 48m. Operated by Stansted Express, Greater Anglia, London Underground (Tube) and others, the London Stansted Airport (STN) to Best Western Amsterdam service departs from Stansted Airport and arrives in Best Western Amsterdam. Typically six services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
5h 19m
Layover time:
31 min
Total time:
5h 50m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
5h 48m
Journey distance:
644 km
Services per week:
6
Cheapest price:
€152
Carbon emissions:
33 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
09:45
Last service departs at:
09:57

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

London Stansted Airport (STN) to Best Western Amsterdam train, subway, tram and walk schedules

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: All visitors

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Conditions of entry into Netherlands from United Kingdom

  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
  • 10-day mandatory quarantine and a negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 5 in quarantine
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
This applies to arrivals from United Kingdom
  • Health declaration required
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
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  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Australia, Bonaire, Saint Eustatius and Saba, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Canada, Faroe Islands, Greenland, Hong Kong, Jordan, Macau, Moldova, Monaco, New Zealand, Qatar, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, South Korea, Svalbard and Jan Mayen, Taiwan, Ukraine, Uruguay and Vatican
  • 10-day mandatory quarantine and a negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 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 Afghanistan, Anguilla, Azerbaijan, Bangladesh, Bermuda, Botswana, Brazil, Costa Rica, Cuba, Eswatini, Fiji, French Guiana, French Polynesia, Georgia, Guadeloupe, Guyana, Haiti, India, Indonesia, Iran, Israel, Kosovo, Lesotho, Malaysia, Martinique, Mongolia, Montenegro, Myanmar, Nepal, North Macedonia, Pakistan, Philippines, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Serbia, Seychelles, Somalia, South Africa, Sri Lanka, Suriname, Thailand, United States Virgin Islands, United Kingdom, United States and Venezuela
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
This applies to arrivals from EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland) with the exception of Czech Republic, Poland and Slovakia
  • Health declaration required
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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


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

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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.

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Last updated: 22 Sep 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Best Western Amsterdam is to bus which costs £30 - £45 and takes 15h 36m.

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The fastest way to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Best Western Amsterdam is to fly. Taking this option will cost £40 - £150 and takes 1h 39m.

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No, there is no direct bus from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Best Western Amsterdam. However, there are services departing from Stansted Airport London and arriving at Amsterdam, Hoofddorpplein via London Victoria Coach Station and Amsterdam, Station Sloterdijk. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15h 36m.

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No, there is no direct train from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Best Western Amsterdam. However, there are services departing from Stansted Airport and arriving at Amsterdam, Westlandgracht via Tottenham Hale station, London St Pancras Eurostar and Amsterdam, Centraal Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 30m.

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The distance between London Stansted Airport (STN) and Best Western Amsterdam is 317 km.

The best way to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Best Western Amsterdam without a car is to train which takes 6h 30m and costs £120 - £340.

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It takes approximately 1h 39m to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Best Western Amsterdam, including transfers.

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London Stansted Airport (STN) to Best Western Amsterdam bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Stansted Airport London station.

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London Stansted Airport (STN) to Best Western Amsterdam train services, operated by Stansted Express, depart from Stansted Airport station.

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The best way to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Best Western Amsterdam is to fly which takes 1h 39m and costs £40 - £150. Alternatively, you can train, which costs £120 - £340 and takes 6h 30m, you could also bus, which costs £30 - £45 and takes 15h 36m.

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Map of how to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Best Western Amsterdam.
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  • Distance: 316.9 km
  • Duration: 1h 39m

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

easyJet flies from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Best Western Amsterdam twice daily. Alternatively, you can take a train from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Best Western Amsterdam via Tottenham Hale, Tottenham Hale station, King's Cross St. Pancras station, London St Pancras Eurostar, Amsterdam Centraal, Amsterdam, Centraal Station, and Amsterdam, Westlandgracht in around 6h 30m.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from London Stansted to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€45 - €55
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from London Stansted to Eindhoven
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€13 - €140
Train operators
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 Eindhoven Centraal to Amsterdam Amstel
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€14 - €35
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
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Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€14 - €20
1st Class
€24 - €35
Train from Den Haag Centraal to Amsterdam Lelylaan
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€10 - €23
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€10 - €14
1st Class
€16 - €23
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
€153
Website
Eurotunnel
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 Stansted Airport London to Colchester East Hill/High Street
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€5 - €8
Website
National Express
Bus from Stansted Airport London to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€6 - €8
Website
National Express
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.xom
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Amsterdam Sloterdijk
Ave. Duration
12h
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€29 - €40
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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Ferry operators
Stena Line
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
€95 - €1300
Website
dfds.co.uk
Standard Car - Economy
€95 - €1300
Standard Car - Flexi
€150 - €190

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The quickest flight from London Stansted Airport to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 5m.

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London Stansted Airport (STN) to Best Western Amsterdam bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Amsterdam Sloterdijk station.

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

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easyJet offers flights from London Stansted Airport to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport.

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