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There are 11 ways to get from Margate to Amsterdam by train, bus, night bus, car ferry, car, car train or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train via Brussels  •  6h 2m

  1. Take the train from Margate to Ashford International
  2. Take the train from Ashford International Eurostar to Bruxelles-Midi Eil
  3. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Amsterdam Centraal

83€ - 228€

Cheapest option

Bus  •  13h 17m

  1. Take the bus from Dover to Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk London > Dover > Rotterdam > The Hague > Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk

26€ - 37€

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Train  •  6h 23m

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

118€ - 322€

Night bus, bus  •  13h 17m

  1. Take the night bus from Canterbury to Calais Ferry 450
  2. Take the bus from Calais, Calais Terminal Ferry to Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk 814

59€ - 97€

Car ferry, drive  •  4h 42m

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

70€ - 110€

Eurotunnel, drive  •  4h 44m

  1. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
  2. Drive from Calais-Fréthun to Amsterdam

200€ - 232€

Train to London City, fly to Rotterdam, train  •  4h 52m

  1. Take the train from Margate to Stratford International
  2. Fly from London City (LCY) to Rotterdam (RTM) LCY - RTM
  3. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to Amsterdam Centraal

106€ - 340€

Train to London City, fly to Amsterdam Schiphol  •  5h 11m

  1. Take the train from Margate to Stratford International
  2. Fly from London City (LCY) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) LCY - AMS

94€ - 296€

Train, train to London Gatwick, fly to Amsterdam Schiphol  •  6h

  1. Take the train from Margate to London Victoria
  2. Take the train from London Victoria to Gatwick Airport
  3. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) LGW - AMS

85€ - 241€

Train, bus to London Stansted, fly to Amsterdam Schiphol  •  5h 52m

  1. Take the train from Margate to Stratford International
  2. Take the bus from London Stratford also for Westfield to Stansted Airport London
  3. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) STN - AMS

85€ - 247€

Train, train to Southend, fly to Amsterdam Schiphol  •  6h 1m

  1. Take the train from Margate to Stratford International
  2. Take the train from Stratford (London) to Southend Airport
  3. Fly from Southend (SEN) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) SEN - AMS

89€ - 228€

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Margate to Amsterdam is to bus which costs £23 - £35 and takes 13h 17m.

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The quickest way to get from Margate to Amsterdam is to car ferry and drive which costs £60 - £100 and takes 4h 42m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Margate to Amsterdam. However, there are services departing from Margate, Cecil Square and arriving at Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk via Canterbury and Dover. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13h 17m.

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No, there is no direct train from Margate to Amsterdam. However, there are services departing from Margate and arriving at Amsterdam Centraal via Ashford International Eurostar and Brussel-Zuid/Midi. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 2m.

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The distance between Margate and Amsterdam is 165 miles.

The best way to get from Margate to Amsterdam without a car is to train via Brussels which takes 6h 2m and costs £70 - £210.

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It takes approximately 6h 2m to get from Margate to Amsterdam, including transfers.

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Margate to Amsterdam bus services, operated by Ouibus, depart from Dover station.

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Margate to Amsterdam train services, operated by Southeastern, depart from Margate station.

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The best way to get from Margate to Amsterdam is to train via Brussels which takes 6h 2m and costs £70 - £210. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £23 - £35 and takes 13h 17m.

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Map of how to get from Margate to Amsterdam.
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  • Distance: 165.4 miles
  • Duration: 6h 2m

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

You can take a train from Margate to Amsterdam via Ashford International, Ashford International Eurostar, Bruxelles-Midi, and Brussel-Zuid/Midi in around 6h 2m. Alternatively, Ouibus operates a bus from Margate to Amsterdam once daily. Tickets cost 12€ - 18€ and the journey takes 9h 45m.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London City to Rotterdam
Ave. Duration
53m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
70€ - 370€
Flights from London City to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
85€ - 650€
Flights from London Gatwick to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
40€ - 270€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
40€ - 210€
Flights from London Stansted to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
40€ - 230€
Flights from Southend to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
35€ - 210€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from London City to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
65€ - 420€
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from London City to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
55€ - 430€
Train operators
Southeastern
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from Margate to Ashford International
Ave. Duration
48m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
16€ - 24€
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
18€ - 26€
Anytime Day Single
16€ - 24€
Train from Margate to St Pancras International
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
35€ - 55€
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
35€ - 50€
Anytime Day Single
35€ - 55€
Train from Margate to Stratford International
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
35€ - 50€
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
30€ - 50€
Anytime Day Single
35€ - 50€
Train from Margate to London Victoria
Ave. Duration
1h 47m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
30€ - 45€
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
30€ - 45€
Anytime Day Single
30€ - 45€
Eurostar
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Contact Details
Phone
+44 343 218 6186
Website
eurostar.com
Train from Ashford International Eurostar to Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
1h 37m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
45€ - 130€
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
45€ - 130€
Premier
110€ - 150€
Train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Amsterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
1h 49m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
40€ - 100€
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
40€ - 100€
Premier
90€ - 120€
Train from London St Pancras Eurostar to Amsterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
80€ - 270€
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
80€ - 270€
Premier
200€ - 310€
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Amsterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
50€ - 75€
Website
Thalys
2nd Class
50€ - 75€
1st Class
75€ - 100€
Train from Rotterdam Centraal to Amsterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
38m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
20€ - 35€
Website
Thalys
2nd Class
20€ - 35€
1st Class
35€ - 45€
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 Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Amsterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
2h 53m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
21€ - 50€
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
21€ - 30€
1st Class
35€ - 50€
Train from Rotterdam Centraal to Amsterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
41m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
11€ - 26€
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
11€ - 16€
1st Class
19€ - 26€
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
Ave. Duration
25m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
149€
Website
eurotunnel.com
Greater Anglia
Bus operators
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 10 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 Dover to Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk
Ave. Duration
9h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
12€ - 18€
Website
Ouibus
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Night bus from Canterbury to Calais Ferry
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
35€ - 55€
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
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).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Calais, Calais Terminal Ferry to Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
19€ - 35€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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 London Stratford also for Westfield to Stansted Airport London
Ave. Duration
50m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
8€ - 15€
Book at
National Express
Ferry operators

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The quickest flight from London City Airport to Rotterdam Airport is the direct flight which takes 50m.

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

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Amsterdam is 1h ahead of Margate. It is currently 9:03 AM in Margate and 10:03 AM in Amsterdam.

Margate to Amsterdam train services, operated by Thalys, arrive at Amsterdam Centraal station.

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British Airways offers flights from London City Airport to Rotterdam Airport.

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There are 2900+ hotels available in Amsterdam. Prices start at 85€ per night.

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