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

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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Fly Amsterdam to Birmingham  •  4 h

  1. Fly from Amsterdam (AMS) to Birmingham (BHX) AMS - BHX

$55 - $222

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Bus  •  13 h 8 min

  1. Take the bus from Amsterdam Duivendrecht to Brussels 300
  2. Take the bus from Brussels, CCN, gare du Nord to London, Victoria Green Line Station
  3. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth

$48 - $64

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Fly Rotterdam to London City, train  •  4 h 35 min

  1. Fly from Rotterdam (RTM) to London City (LCY) RTM - LCY
  2. Take the train from London Euston to Birmingham New Street

$120 - $404

Train to Brussels, fly to Birmingham  •  4 h 46 min

  1. Take the train from Breda to Brussels Airport - Zaventem
  2. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Birmingham (BHX) BRU - BHX

$62 - $304

Fly Amsterdam to Manchester, train  •  5 h 52 min

  1. Fly from Amsterdam (AMS) to Manchester (MAN) AMS - MAN
  2. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Birmingham New Street

$95 - $295

Fly Amsterdam to East Midlands, train  •  5 h 41 min

  1. Fly from Amsterdam (AMS) to East Midlands (EMA) AMS - EMA
  2. Take the train from Derby to Birmingham New Street

$100 - $321

Train  •  8 h 11 min

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Paris-Nord
  2. Take the train from Paris Nord Eurostar to London St. Pancras International Est
  3. Take the train from London Euston to Birmingham New Street

$261 - $526

Bus, train  •  14 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk to London Ouibus / ...
  2. Take the train from London Marylebone to Birmingham Snow Hill

$100 - $190

Train, car ferry, night train  •  15 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Schiedam Centrum
  2. Take the car ferry from Hook of Holland to Harwich
  3. Take the night train from Harwich International to Cambridge
  4. Take the train from Cambridge to Birmingham New Street

$164 - $228

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  7 h 16 min

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

$267 - $312

Drive, car ferry  •  8 h 30 min

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

$120 - $181

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The cheapest way to get from Netherlands to Birmingham is to bus which costs 40€ - 60€ and takes 13 h 8 min.

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The quickest way to get from Netherlands to Birmingham is to fly which costs 45€ - 200€ and takes 4 h.

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No, there is no direct train from Netherlands to Birmingham. However, there are services departing from Amsterdam Centraal and arriving at Birmingham New Street via Paris Nord Eurostar and London Euston. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 11 min.

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The distance between Netherlands and Birmingham is 518 km.

The best way to get from Netherlands to Birmingham without a car is to train which takes 8 h 11 min and costs 220€ - 460€.

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It takes approximately 4 h to get from Netherlands to Birmingham, including transfers.

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Netherlands to Birmingham train services, operated by Thalys, depart from Amsterdam Centraal station.

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The best way to get from Netherlands to Birmingham is to fly which takes 4 h and costs 45€ - 200€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 220€ - 460€ and takes 8 h 11 min, you could also bus, which costs 40€ - 60€ and takes 13 h 8 min.

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The quickest flight from Amsterdam Airport to Birmingham Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 15 min.

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Birmingham is 1 h behind Netherlands. It is currently 8:22 AM in Netherlands and 7:22 AM in Birmingham.

Map of how to get from Netherlands to Birmingham.
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  • Distance: 323.5 miles
  • Duration: 4 h

What companies run services between Netherlands and Birmingham, England?

KLM and Flybe fly from Amsterdam to Birmingham every 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Amsterdam to Birmingham via Paris-Nord, Paris Nord Eurostar, London St. Pancras International, and London Euston in around 8 h 11 min.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $320
Flights from Amsterdam to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $350
Flights from Amsterdam to Manchester via Southampton
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $350
Flights from Amsterdam to East Midlands
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $440
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $410
Flights from Brussels to Birmingham via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Amsterdam to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $450
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Rotterdam to London City
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $430
Flights from Amsterdam to Manchester via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $600
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $350
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Brussels to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $600
Train operators
Virgin West Coast Trains
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 Breda to Brussels Airport - Zaventem
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $25
Website
ns.nl
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eurail.com
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Schiedam Centrum
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $22
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $75
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Single
$45 - $75
Off-Peak Single
$35 - $60
Train from Derby to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$25 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $55
Off-Peak Single
$22 - $35
Train from Cambridge to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
2 h 37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $100
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $65
Anytime Single
$65 - $100
Off-Peak Single
$60 - $90
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Paris-Nord
Ave. Duration
3 h 18 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$140 - $180
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$140 - $180
1st Class
$180 - $260
Eurostar
Chiltern Railways
Phone
+44 345 600 5165
Website
chilternrailways.co.uk
Train from London Marylebone to Birmingham Snow Hill
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $100
Website
chilternrailways.co.uk
Advance Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Day Single
$65 - $100
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Calais to Folkestone
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$171
Website
eurotunnel.com
Bus operators
Eurolines NL
Website
eurolines.nl
Bus from Amsterdam Duivendrecht to Brussels
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $21
Schedules at
eurolines.nl
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Brussels, CCN, gare du Nord to London, Victoria Green Line Station
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $23
Website
regiojet.com
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 Victoria Coach Station to Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $17
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 Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk to London
Ave. Duration
10 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$27 - $40
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk to London
Ave. Duration
11 h 10 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ferry operators

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Netherlands to Birmingham train services, operated by Virgin West Coast Trains, arrive at Birmingham New Street station.

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KLM and Flybe offer flights from Amsterdam Airport to Birmingham Airport.

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There are 570+ hotels available in Birmingham. Prices start at $58 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Netherlands to Amsterdam Airport is to train which takes 16 min and costs 5€ - 10€.

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