There are 14 ways to get from United Kingdom to Netherlands by subway, plane, train, bus, rideshare, car, car train or car ferry

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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Subway to London City, fly to Rotterdam, subway  •  2h 50m

  1. Take the subway from Westminster station to Canning Town station
  2. Fly from London City (LCY) to Rotterdam (RTM) LCY - RTM
  3. Take the subway from Rotterdam, Meijersplein / Airport to Rotterdam, Stadhuis

76€ - 286€

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Bus  •  12h 16m

  1. Take the bus from London - Victoria Coach Station to Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk BlaBlaBus / ...

21€ - 44€

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Train, train to Southend, fly to Amsterdam Schiphol  •  3h 40m

  1. Take the train from Caledonian Road & Barnsbury to Stratford (London)
  2. Take the train from Stratford (London) to Southend Airport
  3. Fly from Southend (SEN) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) SEN - AMS

59€ - 240€

Subway to London City, fly to Amsterdam Schiphol  •  3h 53m

  1. Take the subway from Westminster station to Canning Town station
  2. Fly from London City (LCY) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) LCY - AMS

63€ - 235€

Fly London Heathrow to Amsterdam Schiphol  •  4h 21m

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

58€ - 230€

Fly Bristol to Amsterdam Schiphol  •  4h 13m

  1. Fly from Bristol (BRS) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) BRS - AMS

57€ - 163€

Fly Birmingham to Amsterdam Schiphol  •  4h 1m

  1. Fly from Birmingham (BHX) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) BHX - AMS

54€ - 217€

Fly Leeds Bradford to Amsterdam Schiphol  •  4h 11m

  1. Fly from Leeds Bradford (LBA) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) LBA - AMS

58€ - 303€

Fly London Stansted to Eindhoven  •  4h 34m

  1. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Eindhoven (EIN) STN - EIN

37€ - 180€

Train  •  5h 1m

  1. Take the train from London St Pancras Eurostar to Amsterdam Centraal Eil / ...

135€ - 366€

Bus via Amsterdam, Amsterdam Duivendrecht  •  13h 9m

  1. Take the bus from London to Amsterdam, Amsterdam Duivendrecht El140

33€ - 44€

Rideshare  •  6h 42m

  1. Take the rideshare from London to Amsterdam 357.7 km

29€ - 60€

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  5h 26m

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

219€ - 250€

Drive, car ferry  •  6h 44m

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

88€ - 132€

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The cheapest way to get from United Kingdom to Netherlands is to bus which costs £17 - £40 and takes 12h 16m.

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The quickest way to get from United Kingdom to Netherlands is to subway and fly which costs £60 - £250 and takes 2h 50m.

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No, there is no direct bus from United Kingdom to Netherlands. However, there are services departing from Charing Cross, Trafalgar SquareCharing Cross and arriving at Amsterdam, Buiten Brouwersstraat via London - Victoria Coach Station and Amsterdam, Station Sloterdijk. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12h 16m.

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No, there is no direct train from United Kingdom station to Netherlands. However, there are services departing from Leicester Square station and arriving at Amsterdam Centraal via London St Pancras Eurostar. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 1m.

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The distance between United Kingdom and Netherlands is 643 km.

The best way to get from United Kingdom to Netherlands without a car is to train which takes 5h 1m and costs £110 - £310.

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It takes approximately 2h 50m to get from United Kingdom to Netherlands, including transfers.

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United Kingdom to Netherlands bus services, operated by Blablabus, depart from London - Victoria Coach Station.

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United Kingdom to Netherlands train services, operated by Eurostar, depart from London St Pancras Eurostar station.

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The best way to get from United Kingdom to Netherlands is to fly which takes 4h 21m and costs £45 - £200. Alternatively, you can train, which costs £110 - £310 and takes 5h 1m, you could also bus, which costs £17 - £40 and takes 12h 16m.

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Map of how to get from United Kingdom to Netherlands.
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  • Distance: 643.3 km
  • Duration: 2h 50m

What companies run services between United Kingdom and Netherlands?

KLM and British Airways fly from London to Amsterdam hourly. Alternatively, Eurostar operates a train from London to Amsterdam 5 times a day. Tickets cost 130€ - 360€ and the journey takes 3h 55m.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from London City to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
85€ - 390€
Flights from London Heathrow to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
60€ - 340€
Flights from Bristol to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 430€
Flights from Birmingham to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
95€ - 440€
Flights from Leeds Bradford to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 480€
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London City to Rotterdam
Ave. Duration
58 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
70€ - 360€
Flights from London City to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
When
Every day
Estimated price
75€ - 330€
Flights from London Heathrow to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
45€ - 300€
Flights from Leeds Bradford to Amsterdam Schiphol via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
95€ - 440€
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from London City to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
55€ - 280€
Flights from Birmingham to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
60€ - 240€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Southend to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
45€ - 250€
Flights from Bristol to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
65€ - 230€
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from London Stansted to Eindhoven
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
15€ - 240€
Jet2.com
Website
jet2.com
Flights from Leeds Bradford to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
70€ - 320€
Train operators
London Underground (Tube)

Comprised of 11 lines and 270 stations, the London Underground (known to locals as the Tube) is the most popular way to navigate the English capital, including to/from Heathrow Airport via the Piccadilly Line. Purchase an Oyster card (an electronic smartcard that you use to touch on and off at Tube stations) at any station for the cheapest fares. Most stations have WiFi, but not all trains and stations are air-conditioned. On weekends, a 24-hour service runs on selected lines.

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Contact Details
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Westminster station to Canning Town station
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
5€ - 7€
Website
London Underground (Tube)
RET
Phone
+31 900 5006010
Email
klantenservice@ret.nl
Website
ret.nl
Subway from Rotterdam, Meijersplein / Airport to Rotterdam, Stadhuis
Ave. Duration
8 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
2€
Website
RET
London Overground
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Train from Caledonian Road & Barnsbury to Stratford (London)
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Website
London Overground
Greater Anglia
Website
greateranglia.co.uk
Train from Stratford (London) to Southend Airport
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
18€ - 27€
Website
greateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Eurostar
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Contact Details
Phone
+44 343 218 6186
Website
eurostar.com
Train from London St Pancras Eurostar to Amsterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
130€ - 360€
Website
Eurostar
Business Premier
310€ - 360€
Standard
130€ - 170€
Standard Premier
180€ - 240€
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
156€
Website
Eurotunnel
Bus operators
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 London - Victoria Coach Station to Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk
Ave. Duration
10h 30m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
17€ - 22€
Website
Blablabus
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from London to Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk
Ave. Duration
12h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
26€ - 35€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from London to Amsterdam, Amsterdam Duivendrecht
Ave. Duration
11h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
28€ - 35€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ferry operators
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

Blablacar is a popular ridesharing platform with 70 million users over 22 (mostly European) countries. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility, you’ll get to your destination often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait to be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from London to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
6h 42m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
29€ - 60€
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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

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United Kingdom to Netherlands bus services, operated by Blablabus, arrive at Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk station.

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Netherlands is 1h ahead of United Kingdom. It is currently 3:15 AM in United Kingdom and 4:15 AM in Netherlands.

United Kingdom to Netherlands train services, operated by Eurostar, arrive at Amsterdam Centraal station.

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

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There are 482+ hotels available in Netherlands. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between United Kingdom and Netherlands. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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The best way to get from United Kingdom to London Heathrow Airport is to subway which takes 49 min and costs £5 - £7.

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