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There are 7 ways to get from Manchester Piccadilly Station to Amsterdam by taxi, plane, train, bus, car, car ferry or car train

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Taxi to Leeds Bradford, fly  •  2h 37m

  1. Take a taxi from Manchester Piccadilly Station to Leeds Bradford
  2. Fly from Leeds Bradford (LBA) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) LBA - AMS

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Bus  •  18h 17m

  1. Take the bus from Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St to London Victoria Coach Station National Express
  2. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Amsterdam Sloterdijk N814

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Fly from Manchester  •  4h 1m

  1. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) MAN - AMS

Train  •  7h 15m

  1. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to London Euston
  2. Take the train from London St Pancras Eurostar to Amsterdam Centraal Eil

Train via Sheffield  •  8h 29m

  1. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Sheffield
  2. Take the train from Sheffield to London St Pancras International
  3. Take the train from London St Pancras Eurostar to Amsterdam Centraal Eil

Drive, car ferry  •  10h 20m

  1. Drive from Manchester Piccadilly Station to Dover
  2. Take the car ferry from Dover to Dunkirk
  3. Drive from Dunkirk to Amsterdam

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  8h 59m

  1. Drive from Manchester Piccadilly Station to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
  3. Drive from Calais-Fréthun to Amsterdam

Manchester Piccadilly Station to Amsterdam by train and subway

The journey time between Manchester Piccadilly Station and Amsterdam is around 8h 43m and covers a distance of around 875 km. This includes an average layover time of around 2h 13m. The fastest journey normally takes 6h 56m. Operated by Avanti West Coast, London Underground (Tube) and Eurostar, the Manchester Piccadilly Station to Amsterdam service departs from Manchester Piccadilly and arrives in Amsterdam Centraal. Typically seven services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
6h 30m
Layover time:
2h 13m
Total time:
8h 43m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
6h 56m
Journey distance:
875 km
Services per week:
7
Cheapest price:
€213
Carbon emissions:
46 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
08:05
Last service departs at:
20:35

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Manchester Piccadilly Station to Amsterdam train and subway 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
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  • 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 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: 22 Sep 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Manchester Piccadilly Station to Amsterdam is to bus which costs £30 - £50 and takes 18h 17m.

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The quickest way to get from Manchester Piccadilly Station to Amsterdam is to taxi and fly which costs £150 - £250 and takes 2h 37m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Manchester Piccadilly Station station to Amsterdam. However, there are services departing from Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St and arriving at Amsterdam Sloterdijk via London Victoria Coach Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 18h 17m.

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No, there is no direct train from Manchester Piccadilly Station to Amsterdam. However, there are services departing from Manchester Piccadilly and arriving at Amsterdam Centraal via Euston station and London St Pancras Eurostar. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 15m.

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The distance between Manchester Piccadilly Station and Amsterdam is 493 km.

The best way to get from Manchester Piccadilly Station to Amsterdam without a car is to train which takes 7h 15m and costs £180 - £550.

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It takes approximately 2h 37m to get from Manchester Piccadilly Station to Amsterdam, including transfers.

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Manchester Piccadilly Station to Amsterdam bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St.

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Manchester Piccadilly Station to Amsterdam train services, operated by Avanti West Coast, depart from Manchester Piccadilly station.

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The best way to get from Manchester Piccadilly Station to Amsterdam is to fly which takes 4h 1m and costs £35 - £140. Alternatively, you can train, which costs £180 - £550 and takes 7h 15m, you could also bus, which costs £30 - £50 and takes 18h 17m.

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Map of how to get from Manchester Piccadilly Station to Amsterdam.
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  • Distance: 492.6 km
  • Duration: 2h 37m

What companies run services between Manchester Piccadilly Station, England and Amsterdam, Netherlands?

easyJet and KLM fly from Manchester Piccadilly Station to Amsterdam 5 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a train from Manchester Piccadilly Station to Amsterdam via London Euston, Euston station, King's Cross St. Pancras station, and London St Pancras Eurostar in around 7h 15m.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Leeds Bradford to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€65 - €260
Flights from Manchester to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€55 - €230
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Manchester to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€35 - €180
Jet2.com
Website
jet2.com
Flights from Leeds Bradford to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
€55 - €470
Train operators
TransPennine Express Service
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Sheffield
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€20 - €35
Website
TransPennine Express Service
Advance Single
€11 - €16
Off-Peak Day Single
€15 - €23
Anytime Day Single
€20 - €35
East Midlands Railways
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Sheffield
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€25 - €40
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Advance Single
€11 - €27
Off-Peak Single
€20 - €29
Anytime Day Single/Anytime Single
€25 - €40
Train from Sheffield to London St Pancras International
Ave. Duration
2h 9m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€85 - €130
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Advance Single
€40 - €70
Off-Peak Single
€75 - €110
Anytime Day Single/Anytime Single
€85 - €130
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 Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€10 - €14
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 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
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.
For more information, please visit this page
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
€95 - €1300
Website
dfds.co.uk
Standard Car - Economy
€95 - €1300
Standard Car - Flexi
€150 - €190
Other operators
Taxi from Manchester Piccadilly Station to Leeds Bradford
Ave. Duration
58 min
Estimated price
€120 - €150
STS Cars Manchester
Phone
+44 161 864 1212
Website
stscars.co.uk
Street Cars Manchester
Phone
+44 161 228 7878
Website
streetcarsmanchester.co.uk
Radio Cars
Phone
+44 161 236 8033
Website
radiocarsmanchester.co.uk
MMA Transfers
Phone
+44 161 327 0405
Website
mmatransfers.com
Manchester Taxi Service
Phone
+44 161 270 8701
Website
manchestertaxiservice.co.uk
Manchester Cars
Phone
+44 161 228 3355
All United Manchester Taxis
Phone
+44 161 224 2424
Website
all-united.co.uk

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The quickest flight from Leeds Bradford Airport to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 15m.

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Manchester Piccadilly Station to Amsterdam bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Amsterdam Sloterdijk station.

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Amsterdam is 1h ahead of Manchester Piccadilly Station. It is currently 1:21 AM in Manchester Piccadilly Station and 2:21 AM in Amsterdam.

Manchester Piccadilly Station to Amsterdam train services, operated by Eurostar, arrive at Amsterdam Centraal station.

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Jet2.com and KLM offer flights from Leeds Bradford Airport to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport.

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There are 756+ hotels available in Amsterdam. Prices start at €87 per night.

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The best way to get from Manchester Piccadilly Station to Manchester Airport is to train which takes 23 min and costs £5 - £17.

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