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There are 9 ways to get from Merstham to Amsterdam by train, bus, car, car train, car ferry, subway 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  •  5h 49m

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

€143 - €375

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Bus  •  13h 5m

  1. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Amsterdam Centre Sloterdijk Radarweg Amsterdam Centre Sloterdijk Radarweg - London Victoria Coach Station

€35 - €59

7 alternative options

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  5h 32m

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

€212 - €242

Drive, car ferry  •  6h 54m

  1. Drive from Merstham to Dover
  2. Take the car ferry from Dover to Dunkirk
  3. Drive from Dunkirk to Amsterdam

€154 - €1485

Train, subway to London City, fly to Amsterdam Schiphol  •  4h 16m

  1. Take the train from Merstham to London Bridge
  2. Take the subway from London Bridge station to Canning Town station
  3. Fly from London City (LCY) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) LCY - AMS

€83 - €292

Train, subway to London City, fly to Rotterdam  •  4h

  1. Take the train from Merstham to London Bridge
  2. Take the subway from London Bridge station to Canning Town station
  3. Fly from London City (LCY) to Rotterdam (RTM) LCY - RTM
  4. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to Amsterdam Centraal

€215 - €397

Train to London Heathrow, fly to Amsterdam Schiphol  •  4h 53m

  1. Take the train from Merstham to London Victoria
  2. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) LHR - AMS

€67 - €226

Fly London Gatwick to Amsterdam Schiphol  •  4h

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

€51 - €172

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

  1. Take the train from East Croydon to Luton
  2. Fly from London Luton (LTN) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) LTN - AMS

€74 - €217

Merstham to Amsterdam by train

The train journey time between Merstham and Amsterdam is around 5h 9m and covers a distance of around 616 km. The fastest train normally takes 5h 7m. Operated by Thameslink and Eurostar, the Merstham to Amsterdam train service departs from Merstham and arrives in Amsterdam Centraal. Typically seven trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
5h 9m
Fastest train time:
5h 7m
Train distance:
616 km
Trains per week:
7
Cheapest price:
€143
Carbon emissions:
32 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
09:49
Last train departs at:
10:03

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Merstham to Amsterdam train 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 and Cyprus
  • 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 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.

See options for return travel.

Last updated: 3 Aug 2021
Exceptions may apply, for full details: European Union.

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Questions & Answers

The cost-effective way to get from Merstham to Amsterdam is to bus, which costs £29 - £50 and takes 13h 5m.

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The quickest way to get from Merstham to Amsterdam is to fly which costs £40 - £150 and takes 4h.

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No, there is no direct train from Merstham to Amsterdam. However, there are services departing from Merstham and arriving at Amsterdam Centraal via London St Pancras Eurostar. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 49m.

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The distance between Merstham and Amsterdam is 368 km.

The best way to get from Merstham to Amsterdam without a car is to train which takes 5h 49m and costs £120 - £320.

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It takes approximately 5h 49m to get from Merstham to Amsterdam, including transfers.

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Merstham to Amsterdam train services, operated by Eurostar, depart from London St Pancras Eurostar station.

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The best way to get from Merstham to Amsterdam is to train which takes 5h 49m and costs £120 - £320. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £29 - £50 and takes 13h 5m, you could also fly, which costs £40 - £150 and takes 4h.

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

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Amsterdam is 1h ahead of Merstham. It is currently 9:31 PM in Merstham and 10:31 PM in Amsterdam.

Map of how to get from Merstham to Amsterdam.
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  • Distance: 367.7 km
  • Duration: 5h 49m

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

Eurostar operates a train from London St Pancras Eurostar to Amsterdam Centraal once daily. Tickets cost €130 - €360 and the journey takes 4h 7m. Alternatively, Traveleuro operates a bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Amsterdam Centre Sloterdijk Radarweg twice daily. Tickets cost €25 - €40 and the journey takes 11h 10m.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from London City to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€75 - €270
Flights from London Heathrow to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€60 - €290
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€50 - €190
Flights from London Luton to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€30 - €140
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London City to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€65 - €130
Flights from London City to Rotterdam
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€60 - €270
Flights from London Heathrow to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€45 - €300
Flights from London Gatwick to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€110 - €300
Train operators
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
€155
Website
Eurotunnel
Thameslink
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Merstham to London Bridge
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€11 - €14
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
€11 - €14
Train from East Croydon to Luton
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
€23 - €28
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
€23 - €28
Southern Service
Phone
+44 3451 27 29 20
Website
southernrailway.com
Train from Merstham to London Bridge
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€8 - €20
Website
Southern Service
Schedules at
Southern Service
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Anytime Standard
€8 - €12
Anytime 1st Class
€14 - €20
Train from Merstham to London Victoria
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€8 - €20
Website
Southern Service
Schedules at
Southern Service
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Anytime Standard
€8 - €12
Anytime 1st Class
€14 - €20
London Underground (Tube)

Comprised of 11 lines and 270 stations, the London Underground (known to locals as the Tube) is the most popular way to navigate the English capital, including to/from Heathrow Airport via the Piccadilly Line. Purchase an Oyster card (an electronic smartcard that you use to touch on and off at Tube stations) at any station for the cheapest fares. Most stations have WiFi, but not all trains and stations are air-conditioned. On weekends, a 24-hour service runs on selected lines.

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Contact Details
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from London Bridge station to Canning Town station
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
€2 - €4
Website
London Underground (Tube)
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 Rotterdam Centraal to Amsterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
€11 - €26
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
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Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€11 - €16
1st Class
€19 - €26
Bus operators
Traveleuro
Website
bustickets.distribusion.com
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Amsterdam Centre Sloterdijk Radarweg
Ave. Duration
11h 10m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€25 - €40
Schedules at
bustickets.distribusion.com
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 - €1400
Website
dfds.co.uk
Standard Car - Economy
€100 - €1400
Standard Car - Flexi
€150 - €190

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Merstham to Amsterdam train services, operated by Eurostar, arrive at Amsterdam Centraal station.

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British Airways and KLM offer flights from London City Airport to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport.

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There are 758+ hotels available in Amsterdam. Prices start at €87 per night.

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The best way to get from Merstham to London Gatwick Airport is to train which takes 17 min and costs £4 - £8.

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