There are 10 ways to get from Swansea 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  •  7 h 51 min

  1. Take the train from Swansea to London Paddington
  2. Take the train from London St. Pancras Int. to Amsterdam Centraal Int. trein

$200 - $498

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Bus  •  15 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Swansea Bus Station to London Victoria Coach Station National Express
  2. Take the bus from London to Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk Ouibus / ...

$37 - $78

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Train, bus  •  16 h 34 min

  1. Take the train from Swansea to London Paddington
  2. Take the train from London Victoria to Canterbury East
  3. Take the bus from Canterbury to Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk

$154 - $258

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  8 h 17 min

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

$282 - $336

Drive, car ferry  •  8 h 41 min

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

$136 - $203

Train to Cardiff, fly to Amsterdam  •  5 h 12 min

  1. Take the train from Swansea to Cardiff Central
  2. Fly from Cardiff (CWL) to Amsterdam (AMS) CWL - AMS

$97 - $362

Train to Bristol, fly to Amsterdam  •  6 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from Swansea to Bristol Parkway
  2. Fly from Bristol (BRS) to Amsterdam (AMS) BRS - AMS

$115 - $340

Train to London City, fly to Rotterdam, train  •  6 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from Swansea to London Paddington
  2. Fly from London City (LCY) to Rotterdam (RTM) LCY - RTM
  3. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to Amsterdam Centraal

$188 - $496

Train, train to Birmingham, fly to Amsterdam  •  7 h 16 min

  1. Take the train from Swansea to Bristol Parkway
  2. Take the train from Bristol Parkway to Birmingham New Street
  3. Fly from Birmingham (BHX) to Amsterdam (AMS) BHX - AMS

$148 - $373

Train, train to Southampton, fly to Amsterdam  •  7 h 24 min

  1. Take the train from Swansea to Reading
  2. Take the train from Reading to Southampton Airport Parkway
  3. Fly from Southampton (SOU) to Amsterdam (AMS) SOU - AMS

$171 - $377

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The cheapest way to get from Swansea to Amsterdam is to bus which costs £28 - £60 and takes 15 h 10 min.

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The quickest way to get from Swansea to Amsterdam is to train and fly which costs £70 - £280 and takes 5 h 12 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Swansea station to Amsterdam. However, there are services departing from Swansea Bus Station and arriving at Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk via London. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15 h 10 min.

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The distance between Swansea and Amsterdam is 381 miles.

The best way to get from Swansea to Amsterdam without a car is to train which takes 7 h 51 min and costs £150 - £380.

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It takes approximately 7 h 51 min to get from Swansea to Amsterdam, including transfers.

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Swansea to Amsterdam bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Swansea Bus Station.

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The best way to get from Swansea to Amsterdam is to train which takes 7 h 51 min and costs £150 - £380. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £28 - £60 and takes 15 h 10 min.

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The quickest flight from Cardiff Airport to Amsterdam Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 20 min.

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

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Map of how to get from Swansea to Amsterdam.
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  • Distance: 381.3 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 51 min

What companies run services between Swansea, Wales and Amsterdam, Netherlands?

You can take a train from Swansea to Amsterdam via London Paddington, Paddington (H&C Line)-Underground, King's Cross St. Pancras Underground Station, and London St. Pancras Int. in around 7 h 51 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Swansea to Amsterdam via London Victoria Coach Station and London in around 15 h 10 min.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Cardiff to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from Bristol to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Birmingham to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $410
Flights from Southampton to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $430
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Cardiff to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from Bristol to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Bristol to Amsterdam via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Southampton to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $430
Flights from Southampton to Amsterdam via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $900
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Birmingham to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $320
Flights from Southampton to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $290
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London City to Rotterdam
Ave. Duration
51 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $430
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Bristol to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $370
Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Swansea to London Paddington
Ave. Duration
2 h 56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$100 - $190
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$50 - $80
Advanced Single
$55 - $80
Anytime Day Single
$100 - $190
Train from Swansea to Cardiff Central
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $45
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$15 - $23
Advanced Single
$16 - $24
Anytime Day Single
$24 - $45
Train from Swansea to Bristol Parkway
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $80
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$24 - $40
Advanced Single
$25 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $80
Train from Swansea to Reading
Ave. Duration
2 h 28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$80 - $150
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$40 - $70
Advanced Single
$45 - $65
Anytime Day Single
$80 - $150
Eurostar
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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 - $360
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
$172
Website
eurotunnel.com
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Swansea to Cardiff Central
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $29
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$9 - $13
Anytime Day Single
$19 - $29
First Anytime Day Single
$29 - $45
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 Rotterdam Centraal to Amsterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $20
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Bristol Parkway to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Single
$50 - $75
Off-Peak Single
$40 - $60
Train from Reading to Southampton Airport Parkway
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$25 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $55
Off-Peak Single
$22 - $35
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 Swansea Bus Station to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$18 - $24
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
9 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Canterbury to Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk
Ave. Duration
9 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $22
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 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ferry operators

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Amsterdam is 1 h ahead of Swansea. It is currently 3:51 AM in Swansea and 4:51 AM in Amsterdam.

KLM offers flights from Cardiff Airport to Amsterdam Airport.

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There are 2581+ hotels available in Amsterdam. Prices start at $88 USD per night.

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