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There are 9 ways to get from Manchester to Amsterdam by plane, bus, train, car, car ferry or car train

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Fly from Manchester  •  3 h 56 min

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

$50 - $219

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Bus  •  15 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St to London Victoria Coach Station National Express
  2. Take the bus from London to Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk Ouibus / ...

$38 - $78

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Bus to Liverpool, fly  •  4 h 38 min

  1. Take the bus from Manchester to Liverpool Airport
  2. Fly from Liverpool (LPL) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) LPL - AMS

$58 - $254

Train to Leeds Bradford, fly  •  5 h 28 min

  1. Take the train from Manchester Oxford Road to Leeds
  2. Fly from Leeds Bradford (LBA) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) LBA - AMS

$74 - $307

Train to Birmingham, fly  •  5 h 31 min

  1. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Birmingham International
  2. Fly from Birmingham (BHX) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) BHX - AMS

$103 - $258

Train to Doncaster/Sheffied, fly  •  5 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Doncaster
  2. Fly from Doncaster/Sheffied (DSA) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) DSA - AMS

$84 - $320

Train  •  6 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to London Euston
  2. Take the train from London St. Pancras Int. to Amsterdam Centraal Int. trein / ...

$200 - $478

Drive, car ferry  •  8 h 56 min

  1. Drive from Manchester to Dover
  2. Take the car ferry from Dover to Calais
  3. Drive from Calais to Amsterdam

$140 - $208

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  8 h 36 min

  1. Drive from Manchester to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais
  3. Drive from Calais to Amsterdam

$285 - $341

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The cheapest way to get from Manchester to Amsterdam is to bus which costs £29 - £60 and takes 15 h 50 min.

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The quickest way to get from Manchester to Amsterdam is to fly which costs £35 - £170 and takes 3 h 56 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Manchester station to Amsterdam. However, there are services departing from Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St and arriving at Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk via London. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15 h 50 min.

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The distance between Manchester and Amsterdam is 308 miles.

The best way to get from Manchester to Amsterdam without a car is to train which takes 6 h 48 min and costs £150 - £370.

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It takes approximately 3 h 56 min to get from Manchester to Amsterdam, including transfers.

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Manchester to Amsterdam bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St.

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The best way to get from Manchester to Amsterdam is to fly which takes 3 h 56 min and costs £35 - £170. Alternatively, you can train, which costs £150 - £370 and takes 6 h 48 min, you could also bus, which costs £29 - £60 and takes 15 h 50 min.

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

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Manchester to Amsterdam bus services, operated by Ouibus, arrive at Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk station.

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Map of how to get from Manchester to Amsterdam.
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  • Distance: 308.2 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 56 min

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

easyJet, KLM and three other airlines fly from Manchester to Amsterdam hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Manchester to Amsterdam via London Euston, Euston station, King's Cross St. Pancras station, and London St. Pancras Int. in around 6 h 48 min.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Manchester to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $350
Flights from Manchester to Amsterdam Schiphol via Southampton
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$60 - $350
Flights from Birmingham to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $320
Flights from Doncaster/Sheffied to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $460
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Manchester to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $450
Flights from Leeds Bradford to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Flights from Birmingham to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $410
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Manchester to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $350
Flights from Liverpool to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $380
Flights from Liverpool to Amsterdam Schiphol via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $380
Jet2.com
Website
jet2.com
Flights from Leeds Bradford to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $470
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Manchester to Amsterdam Schiphol via London City
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Train operators
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Manchester Oxford Road to Leeds
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $25
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$9 - $14
Off-Peak Day Single
$16 - $24
Anytime Day Single
$18 - $25
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Doncaster
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$12 - $17
Off-Peak Day Single
$20 - $29
Anytime Day Single
$24 - $35
Virgin West Coast Trains
Eurostar
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Website
eurostar.com
Train from London St. Pancras Int. to Amsterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
3 h 41 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$90 - $310
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$90 - $310
Premier
$230 - $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
$171
Website
eurotunnel.com
Bus operators
TerraVision UK
Website
terravision.eu
Bus from Manchester to Liverpool Airport
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $12
Schedules at
terravision.eu
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
4 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$18 - $23
Website
nationalexpress.com
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from London to Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk
Ave. Duration
10 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Website
Ouibus
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
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 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ferry operators

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More Questions & Answers

Amsterdam is 1 h ahead of Manchester. It is currently 1:03 PM in Manchester and 2:03 PM in Amsterdam.

British Airways, easyJet, KLM and Flybe offer flights from Manchester Airport to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport.

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There are 2586+ hotels available in Amsterdam. Prices start at $80 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Manchester to Manchester Airport is to train which takes 13 min and costs £3 - £6.

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