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There are 10 ways to get from Southend-on-Sea to Amsterdam by train, bus, car, car ferry, car train 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  •  5 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from Southend Victoria to London Liverpool Street
  2. Take the train from London St. Pancras Int. to Amsterdam Centraal Int. trein

$116 - $340

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Bus  •  14 h 15 min

  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 Ouibus / ...

$28 - $66

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Drive, car ferry  •  5 h 47 min

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

$98 - $148

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

$243 - $280

Fly from Southend  •  3 h 36 min

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

$48 - $185

Train to London City, fly  •  4 h 22 min

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

$79 - $301

Train to London Heathrow, fly  •  5 h 17 min

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

$114 - $332

Train to London Stansted, fly  •  5 h 20 min

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

$90 - $253

Train, train to London Gatwick, fly  •  5 h 32 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

$73 - $220

Train, train to London Luton, fly  •  5 h 44 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

$77 - $211

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Southend-on-Sea to Amsterdam is to bus which costs £21 - £55 and takes 14 h 15 min.

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The quickest way to get from Southend-on-Sea to Amsterdam is to fly which costs £35 - £150 and takes 3 h 36 min.

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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 14 h 15 min.

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The distance between Southend-on-Sea and Amsterdam is 188 miles.

The best way to get from Southend-on-Sea to Amsterdam without a car is to train which takes 5 h 48 min and costs £85 - £270.

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It takes approximately 5 h 48 min to get from Southend-on-Sea to Amsterdam, including transfers.

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Southend-on-Sea to Amsterdam bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Southend-on-Sea station.

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The best way to get from Southend-on-Sea to Amsterdam is to train which takes 5 h 48 min and costs £85 - £270. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £21 - £55 and takes 14 h 15 min, you could also fly, which costs £35 - £150 and takes 3 h 36 min.

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The quickest flight from Southend Airport to Amsterdam Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h.

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

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Map of how to get from Southend-on-Sea to Amsterdam.
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  • Distance: 188 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 48 min

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

You can take a train from Southend-on-Sea to Amsterdam via London Liverpool Street, Liverpool Street station, King's Cross St. Pancras station, and London St. Pancras Int. in around 5 h 48 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Southend-on-Sea to Amsterdam via London Victoria Coach Station and London in around 14 h 15 min.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Southend to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $240
Flights from London Stansted to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $270
Flights from London Gatwick to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $240
Flights from London Luton to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $230
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from London City to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 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
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London City to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $750
Flights from London Heathrow to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 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 15 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
Eurostar
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Contact Details
Website
eurostar.com
Train from London St. Pancras Int. to Amsterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
3 h 41 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$95 - $310
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$95 - $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
c2c
Website
c2c-online.co.uk
Train from Southend Central to West Ham
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Website
c2c-online.co.uk
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London Bridge to Gatwick Airport
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Farringdon to Luton Airport Parkway
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $20
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
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 Southend-on-Sea to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $12
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 London to Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk
Ave. Duration
11 h
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 25 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ferry operators

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More Questions & Answers

Amsterdam is 1 h ahead of Southend-on-Sea. It is currently 9:26 PM in Southend-on-Sea and 10:26 PM in Amsterdam.

easyJet offers flights from Southend Airport to Amsterdam Airport.

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There are 2541+ hotels available in Amsterdam. Prices start at $82 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Southend-on-Sea to Southend Airport is to train which takes 5 min and costs £1 - £3.

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