There are 13 ways to get from Southend-on-Sea to Amsterdam by plane, train, car ferry, bus, 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.

Recommended option

Fly from Southend  •  3 h 38 min

  1. Fly from Southend (SEN) to Amsterdam (AMS) SEN - AMS

$49 - $199

Cheapest option

Bus  •  13 h

  1. Take the bus from Southend-on-Sea to London Victoria Coach Station National Express
  2. Take the bus from London to Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk Londres > Bruges > Anvers > Utrecht > Amsterdam Centre - Sloterdijk

$30 - $41

11 alternative options

Train to London City, fly  •  4 h 17 min

  1. Take the train from Southend Central to West Ham
  2. Fly from London City (LCY) to Amsterdam (AMS) LCY - AMS

$81 - $316

Train to London Heathrow, fly  •  5 h 15 min

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

$119 - $348

Train, train to London Gatwick, fly  •  5 h 16 min

  1. Take the train from Southend Central to West Ham
  2. Take the train from London Bridge to Gatwick Airport
  3. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Amsterdam (AMS) LGW - AMS

$76 - $243

Train to London Stansted, fly  •  5 h 17 min

  1. Take the train from Southend Victoria to London Liverpool Street
  2. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Amsterdam (AMS) STN - AMS

$95 - $272

Train, train to London Luton, fly  •  5 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Southend Victoria to London Liverpool Street
  2. Take the train from Farringdon to Luton Airport Parkway
  3. Fly from London Luton (LTN) to Amsterdam (AMS) LTN - AMS

$84 - $241

Train, train to Norwich, fly  •  5 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from Shenfield to Colchester
  2. Take the train from Colchester to Norwich
  3. Fly from Norwich (NWI) to Amsterdam (AMS) NWI - AMS

$155 - $435

Train via Bruxelles Midi  •  6 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Southend Central to West Ham
  2. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar Est
  3. Take the train from Bruxelles Midi to Schiphol (Airport) Tha

$152 - $352

Train  •  6 h 59 min

  1. Take the train from Southend Central to Barking
  2. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Amsterdam, Centraal Station

$115 - $341

Train, car ferry  •  12 h 39 min

  1. Take the train from Chelmsford to Manningtree
  2. Take the car ferry from Harwich to Hook of Holland
  3. Take the train from Schiedam Centrum to Amsterdam Centraal

$102 - $126

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  5 h 28 min

  1. Drive from Southend-on-Sea to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais
  3. Drive from Calais to Amsterdam

$258 - $295

Drive, car ferry  •  6 h 32 min

  1. Drive from Southend-on-Sea to Dover
  2. Take the car ferry from Dover to Calais
  3. Drive from Calais to Amsterdam

$100 - $153

What companies run services between Southend-on-Sea, England and Amsterdam, Netherlands?

easyJet flies from Southend-on-Sea to Amsterdam twice daily. Alternatively, you can take a train from Southend-on-Sea to Amsterdam via West Ham, West Ham Underground Station, King's Cross St. Pancras Underground Station, London St. Pancras International, Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar, Bruxelles Midi, and Schiphol (Airport) in around 6 h 45 min.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from London City to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $480
Flights from London Heathrow to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $410
Flights from Norwich to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $650
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Southend to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $240
Flights from London Gatwick to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $240
Flights from London Stansted to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $270
Flights from London Luton to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $230
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London City to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $750
Flights from London Heathrow to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $470
Flights from London Gatwick to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $310
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from London City to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $500
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from London Luton to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $270
Train operators
c2c
Website
c2c-online.co.uk
Train from Southend Central to West Ham
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Website
c2c-online.co.uk
Train from Southend Central to Barking
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Website
c2c-online.co.uk
Greater Anglia
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Train from Southend Victoria to Stratford (London)
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$18 - $27
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Southend Victoria to London Liverpool Street
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Shenfield to Colchester
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Colchester to Norwich
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Chelmsford to Manningtree
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London Bridge to Gatwick Airport
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Farringdon to Luton Airport Parkway
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $22
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Southern
Website
southernrailway.com
Train from London Bridge to Gatwick Airport
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $26
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Farringdon to Luton Airport Parkway
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$19 - $29
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Eurostar
Website
eurostar.com
Train from London St. Pancras International to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar
Ave. Duration
2 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$70 - $220
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$70 - $220
Premier
$170 - $250
Train from London St. Pancras International to Amsterdam, Centraal Station
Ave. Duration
4 h 41 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$100 - $320
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$100 - $320
Premier
$240 - $370
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Bruxelles Midi to Schiphol (Airport)
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$60 - $85
1st Class
$85 - $120
Dutch Railways (NS)
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Schiedam Centrum to Amsterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $18
Website
ns.nl
Purchase a
eurail.com
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
$186
Website
eurotunnel.com
Bus operators
Ferry operators

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Southend-on-Sea to Amsterdam?

The distance between Southend-on-Sea and Amsterdam is 301 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Southend-on-Sea to Amsterdam?

The cheapest way to get from Southend-on-Sea to Amsterdam is to bus which costs £20 - £29 and takes 13 h.

What is the fastest way to get from Southend-on-Sea to Amsterdam?

The quickest way to get from Southend-on-Sea to Amsterdam is to fly which takes 3 h 38 min and costs £35 - £150.

Is there a direct bus between Southend-on-Sea and Amsterdam?

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

How long does it take to get from Southend-on-Sea to Amsterdam?

It takes approximately 3 h 38 min to get from Southend-on-Sea to Amsterdam, including transfers.