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There are 12 ways to get from Portsmouth to Amsterdam by train, bus, car, car train, car ferry 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  •  6 h 38 min

  1. Take the train from Portsmouth & Southsea to London Waterloo
  2. Take the train from London St. Pancras Int. to Amsterdam Centraal Eurostar / ...

$119 - $354

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Bus  •  13 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from PORTSMOUTH, The Hard to London Victoria Coach Station National Express / ...
  2. Take the bus from London to Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk Ouibus / ...

$30 - $68

10 alternative options

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  6 h 12 min

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

$254 - $296

Drive, car ferry  •  6 h 36 min

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

$109 - $164

Train to Southampton, fly  •  4 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from Portsmouth & Southsea to Eastleigh
  2. Fly from Southampton (SOU) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) SOU - AMS

$62 - $198

Train to London City, fly  •  5 h 18 min

  1. Take the train from Portsmouth & Southsea to London Waterloo
  2. Fly from London City (LCY) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) LCY - AMS

$96 - $327

Train to London Gatwick, fly  •  5 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from Portsmouth & Southsea to Horsham
  2. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) LGW - AMS

$81 - $234

Train to London Heathrow, fly  •  5 h 53 min

  1. Take the train from Portsmouth & Southsea to Woking
  2. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) LHR - AMS

$89 - $296

Train to Bristol, fly  •  6 h 23 min

  1. Take the train from Portsmouth & Southsea to Bristol Temple Meads
  2. Fly from Bristol (BRS) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) BRS - AMS

$121 - $320

Train, train to London Luton, fly  •  6 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from Portsmouth & Southsea to London Waterloo
  2. Take the train from London Bridge to Luton Airport Parkway
  3. Fly from London Luton (LTN) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) LTN - AMS

$83 - $224

Train to London Stansted, fly  •  6 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from Portsmouth & Southsea to London Waterloo
  2. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) STN - AMS

$100 - $272

Train, train to Southend, fly  •  6 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Portsmouth & Southsea to London Waterloo
  2. Take the train from Stratford (London) to Southend Airport
  3. Fly from Southend (SEN) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) SEN - AMS

$90 - $247

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The cheapest way to get from Portsmouth to Amsterdam is to bus which costs £23 - £55 and takes 13 h 35 min.

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The quickest way to get from Portsmouth to Amsterdam is to train and fly which costs £45 - £160 and takes 4 h 41 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Portsmouth to Amsterdam. However, there are services departing from PORTSMOUTH, The Hard and arriving at Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk via London. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13 h 35 min.

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The distance between Portsmouth and Amsterdam is 280 miles.

The best way to get from Portsmouth to Amsterdam without a car is to train which takes 6 h 38 min and costs £90 - £280.

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It takes approximately 6 h 38 min to get from Portsmouth to Amsterdam, including transfers.

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Portsmouth to Amsterdam bus services, operated by National Express, depart from PORTSMOUTH, The Hard station.

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The best way to get from Portsmouth to Amsterdam is to train which takes 6 h 38 min and costs £90 - £280. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £23 - £55 and takes 13 h 35 min.

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

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

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Map of how to get from Portsmouth to Amsterdam.
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  • Distance: 280.4 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 38 min

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

You can take a train from Portsmouth to Amsterdam via London Waterloo, Waterloo station, Warren Street station, King's Cross St. Pancras station, and London St. Pancras Int. in around 6 h 38 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Portsmouth to Amsterdam via London Victoria Coach Station and London in around 13 h 35 min.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $240
Flights from Bristol to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $370
Flights from London Luton to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $230
Flights from London Stansted to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $270
Flights from Southend to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $240
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Southampton to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $430
Flights from London City to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $480
Flights from London Heathrow to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $410
Flights from Bristol to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London City to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $750
Flights from London Gatwick to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $310
Flights from London Heathrow to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $470
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Southampton to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $290
Flights from Southampton to Amsterdam Schiphol via Manchester
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$50 - $290
Flights from London City to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $500
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from London Luton to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $270
Train operators
South Western Railway
Phone
0345 6000 650
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Train from Portsmouth & Southsea to London Waterloo
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$24 - $40
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Portsmouth & Southsea to Eastleigh
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $15
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Portsmouth & Southsea to Woking
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$17 - $27
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Eurostar
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Website
eurostar.com
Train from London St. Pancras Int. to Amsterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
Frequency
6 times a week
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
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Portsmouth & Southsea to Eastleigh
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$11 - $21
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$9 - $14
Advanced Single
$10 - $15
Anytime Day Single
$11 - $21
Train from Portsmouth & Southsea to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
2 h 21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $100
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $45
Advanced Single
$30 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$55 - $100
Greater Anglia
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 PORTSMOUTH, The Hard to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Website
National Express
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.

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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 15 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ferry operators

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Amsterdam is 1 h ahead of Portsmouth. It is currently 2:50 PM in Portsmouth and 3:50 PM in Amsterdam.

KLM and Flybe offer flights from Southampton Airport to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport.

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There are 2621+ hotels available in Amsterdam. Prices start at $79 USD per night.

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