There are 13 ways to get from Schiphol Station to London 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  •  5h 11m

  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

£118 - £390

Cheapest option

Bus  •  13h 12m

  1. Take the bus from Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk to London - Victoria Coach Station Amsterdam centre - Sloterdijk > Bruxelles centre - gare Midi > Londres / ...

£21 - £31

11 alternative options

Bus via Amsterdam, Station Bijlmer ArenA  •  12h 58m

  1. Take the bus from Amsterdam, Duivendrecht to London 140

£32 - £47

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  5h 25m

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

£186 - £212

Drive, car ferry  •  6h 53m

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

£58 - £128

Train to Rotterdam, fly to London City  •  3h 47m

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

£72 - £273

Fly Amsterdam Schiphol to London City  •  3h 48m

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

£47 - £186

Fly Amsterdam Schiphol to London Heathrow  •  3h 54m

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

£46 - £196

Fly Amsterdam Schiphol to London Gatwick, train  •  4h 7m

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

£40 - £114

Fly Amsterdam Schiphol to London Stansted  •  4h 16m

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

£51 - £218

Fly Amsterdam Schiphol to London Luton, train  •  4h 30m

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

£43 - £294

Fly Amsterdam Schiphol to Southend, train  •  4h 29m

  1. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Southend (SEN) AMS - SEN
  2. Take the train from Southend Airport to London Liverpool Street

£83 - £326

Fly Amsterdam Schiphol to Norwich, train  •  5h 4m

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

£103 - £832

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The cheapest way to get from Schiphol Station to London is to bus which costs 23€ - 35€ and takes 13h 12m.

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The quickest way to get from Schiphol Station to London is to train and fly which costs 75€ - 310€ and takes 3h 47m.

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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 11m and costs 130€ - 440€.

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It takes approximately 5h 11m to get from Schiphol Station to London, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Schiphol Station to London is to train which takes 5h 11m and costs 130€ - 440€. Alternatively, you can bus via Amsterdam, Station Bijlmer ArenA, which costs 35€ - 55€ and takes 12h 58m, you could also fly, which costs 50€ - 210€ and takes 3h 48m.

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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 11:34 PM in Schiphol Station and 10:34 PM in London.

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

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Map of how to get from Schiphol Station to London.
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  • Distance: 216.2 miles
  • Duration: 5h 11m

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, Handelskade, Schiphol, Airport, Schiphol Airport, and Rotterdam Centraal in around 5h 11m. Alternatively, Eurolines FR operates a bus from Amsterdam, Duivendrecht to London every 4 hours. Tickets cost £27 - £40 and the journey takes 11h 15m.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Rotterdam to London City
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
£80 - £330
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to London City
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£55 - £320
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£40 - £300
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£35 - £160
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to London City
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£70 - £260
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£60 - £240
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Norwich
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
£110 - £650
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£40 - £150
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to London Stansted
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£35 - £180
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to London Luton
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£30 - £140
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Southend
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
£65 - £300
Level
Website
flylevel.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to London Luton
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£35 - £400
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 - £19
Website
NS
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
£8 - £12
1st Class
£14 - £19
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Schiphol Airport to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£35 - £70
Website
Thalys
Standard
£35 - £50
Comfort
£45 - £60
Premium
£45 - £70
Eurostar
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
44 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£14 - £17
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
£14 - £17
East Midlands Railways
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Luton to London St Pancras International
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£11 - £16
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Advance Single
£5 - £8
Off-Peak Single
£10 - £17
Anytime Day Single
£11 - £16
Anytime Single
£15 - £22
Greater Anglia
Website
greateranglia.co.uk
Train from Southend Airport to London Liverpool Street
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£17 - £25
Website
greateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Norwich to London Liverpool Street
Ave. Duration
1h 47m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£45 - £75
Website
greateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
London Overground
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Train from Southend Airport to London Liverpool Street
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Website
London Overground
Train from Norwich to London Liverpool Street
Ave. Duration
1h 48m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Website
London Overground
Bus operators
Eurolines FR

Eurolines is a network of coach companies that operate throughout Europe plus Morocco. It’s an affordable way to travel around the continent, with tickets starting at €5. All coaches have Wi-Fi, plug sockets and USBs, reclining chairs and toilets, and a standard ticket includes up to two medium suitcases plus carry-on luggage. Within France, Eurolines serves 69 destinations; including Paris, Lyon, Versailles, Nice and Bordeaux.

Contact Details
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Amsterdam, Duivendrecht to London
Ave. Duration
11h 15m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£27 - £40
Website
Eurolines FR
Blablabus

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 Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk to London - Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
11h 30m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
£16 - £20
Website
Blablabus
Ferry operators
DFDS Seaways
Phone
+45 33 42 30 10
Email
incoming@dfdsseaways.dk​​
Website
dfds.com
Car ferry from Dunkirk to Dover
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£5 - £50
Website
dfds.co.uk
Reclining seat
£20 - £25
Reclining Seat
£24
Bed in a 4 berth inside shared cabin
£6
2-bed inside cabin
£35 - £50

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