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There are 11 ways to get from Schiphol Station to London by train, car ferry, car, car train or plane

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Train  •  5h 27m

  1. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Rotterdam Centraal Intercity direct / ...
  2. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to London St Pancras Eurostar Eil

£108 - £318

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Fly Amsterdam Schiphol to London Gatwick, train  •  4h 5m

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

£39 - £224

9 alternative options

Train, car ferry  •  11h 59m

  1. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Schiedam Centrum
  2. Take the car ferry from Hook of Holland to Harwich
  3. Take the train from Manningtree to London Liverpool Street

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  5h 37m

  1. Drive from Schiphol Station to Calais-Fréthun
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Calais-Fréthun to Folkestone
  3. Drive from Folkestone to London

£179 - £201

Drive, car ferry  •  6h 51m

  1. Drive from Schiphol Station to Calais
  2. Take the car ferry from Calais to Dover
  3. Drive from Dover to London

£67 - £99

Train to Rotterdam, fly to London City  •  3h 46m

  1. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Rotterdam Centraal
  2. Fly from Rotterdam (RTM) to London City (LCY) RTM - LCY

£171 - £305

Fly Amsterdam Schiphol to London City  •  3h 47m

  1. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to London City (LCY) AMS - LCY

£56 - £286

Fly Amsterdam Schiphol to London Heathrow  •  3h 53m

  1. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to London Heathrow (LHR) AMS - LHR

£44 - £186

Fly Amsterdam Schiphol to London Luton, train  •  4h 22m

  1. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to London Luton (LTN) AMS - LTN
  2. Take the train from Luton to London St Pancras International LL

£52 - £238

Fly Amsterdam Schiphol to London Stansted  •  4h 31m

  1. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to London Stansted (STN) AMS - STN

£41 - £138

Fly Amsterdam Schiphol to Norwich, train  •  5h 47m

  1. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Norwich (NWI) AMS - NWI
  2. Take the train from Norwich to London Liverpool Street

£102 - £629

Netherlands → United Kingdom
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International entry into United Kingdom from Netherlands

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Netherlands
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Allowed for: All visitors with the below exceptions

Restricted for: Foreign nationals that have visited Afghanistan, Angola, Argentina, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Bolivia, Botswana, Brazil, Burundi, Cabo Verde, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ecuador, Egypt, Eswatini, Ethiopia, French Guiana, Guyana, India, Kenya, Lesotho, Malawi, Maldives, Mozambique, Namibia, Nepal, Oman, Pakistan, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Qatar, Rwanda, Seychelles, Somalia, South Africa, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Suriname, Tanzania, Trinidad and Tobago, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, Uruguay, Venezuela, Zambia and Zimbabwe in the past 10 days

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Conditions of entry into United Kingdom from Netherlands

  • 10-day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers can choose to pay for a private COVID-19 test. The earliest you can take the test while in quarantine is 5 full days after you left a place not on the travel corridor list
  • Before travelling, travellers must book and pay for a travel test package, which will include COVID-19 tests to be taken on day 2 and on day 8 of your quarantine
This applies to arrivals from Netherlands
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
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  • 10-day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Before travelling, travellers must book and pay for a travel test package, which will include COVID-19 tests to be taken on day 2 and on day 8 of your quarantine
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: Australia, Brunei, Falkland Islands, Faroe Islands, Gibraltar, Guernsey, Iceland, Ireland, Isle of Man, Israel, Jersey, New Zealand, Saint Helena, Singapore and South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers can choose to pay for a private COVID-19 test. The earliest you can take the test while in quarantine is 5 full days after you left a place not on the travel corridor list
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: Ireland, Jersey, Guernsey and Isle of Man
  • Before departure, travellers must book and pay for a travel test package, which will include a COVID-19 test to be taken on day 2
This applies to arrivals from Australia, Brunei, Falkland Islands, Faroe Islands, Gibraltar, Iceland, Israel, New Zealand, Saint Helena, Singapore and South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions

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Rules to follow in United Kingdom

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Considerations leaving from Netherlands

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

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Yes, but conditions apply when entering United Kingdom from Netherlands.

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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 2 metres
  • Nationwide control measures in place

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in London is 111.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in London is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in London is 2 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 111.

No, but conditions apply when returning to Netherlands from United Kingdom.

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Last updated: 22 Jun 2021
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Questions & Answers

The most affordable way to get from Schiphol Station to London is to fly, which costs €45 - €160 and takes 4h 31m.

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The quickest way to get from Schiphol Station to London is to train and fly which costs €190 - €360 and takes 3h 46m.

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No, there is no direct train from Schiphol Station to London. However, there are services departing from Schiphol Airport and arriving at London St Pancras Eurostar via Rotterdam Centraal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 27m.

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The distance between Schiphol Station and London is 216 miles.

The best way to get from Schiphol Station to London without a car is to train which takes 5h 27m and costs €120 - €370.

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It takes approximately 5h 27m to get from Schiphol Station to London, including transfers.

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Schiphol Station to London train services, operated by Dutch Railways (NS), depart from Schiphol Airport station.

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The best way to get from Schiphol Station to London is to train which takes 5h 27m and costs €120 - €370. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs €65 - €340 and takes 3h 47m.

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The quickest flight from Rotterdam Airport to London City Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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London is 1h behind Schiphol Station. It is currently 11:19 PM in Schiphol Station and 10:19 PM in London.

Map of how to get from Schiphol Station to London.
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  • Distance: 216.2 miles
  • Duration: 5h 27m

What companies run services between Schiphol Station, Netherlands and London, England?

You can take a train from Schiphol Station to London King's Cross via Schiphol Airport and Rotterdam Centraal in around 5h 27m. Alternatively, KLM and British Airways fly from Schiphol Station to London Bank DLR every 4 hours.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£40 - £220
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to London Luton
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£45 - £120
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to London Stansted
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£40 - £60
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to London City
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£60 - £220
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£55 - £230
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Norwich
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
£100 - £270
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Rotterdam to London City
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
£110 - £550
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to London City
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£45 - £140
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£35 - £220
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
£40 - £190
Train operators
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 Schiphol Airport to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
£8 - £18
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
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Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
£8 - £11
1st Class
£13 - £18
Train from Schiphol Airport to Schiedam Centrum
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£9 - £20
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
£9 - £12
1st Class
£15 - £20
Greater Anglia
Website
greateranglia.co.uk
Train from Manningtree to London Liverpool Street
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£24 - £40
Website
greateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Norwich to London Liverpool Street
Ave. Duration
1h 51m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£45 - £75
Website
greateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Calais-Fréthun to Folkestone
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£131
Website
Eurotunnel
Thameslink
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Luton to London St Pancras International LL
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£14 - £17
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
£14 - £17
East Midlands Railways
Ferry operators

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Schiphol Station to London train services, operated by Eurostar, arrive at London St Pancras Eurostar station.

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