There are 10 ways to get from Wales to Amsterdam by plane, bus, train, 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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Fly Cardiff to Amsterdam  •  3 h 59 min

  1. Fly from Cardiff (CWL) to Amsterdam (AMS) CWL - AMS

$75 - $315

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Bus  •  14 h 12 min

  1. Take the bus from Cardiff, Castle Street to London Victoria Coach Station National Express
  2. Take the bus from London to Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk Ouibus / ...

$34 - $74

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Fly Bristol to Amsterdam  •  4 h 31 min

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

$64 - $222

Line 4 bus, bus to Manchester, fly to Amsterdam  •  6 h 3 min

  1. Take the line 4 bus from Buckley, Police Station (Buckley Police Station) to Chester, Railway Station (Town Crier)
  2. Take the bus from Chester, Railway Station to Manchester Airport Bus Station
  3. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Amsterdam (AMS) MAN - AMS

$62 - $229

Line 12 bus to Liverpool, fly to Amsterdam  •  6 h 20 min

  1. Take the line 12 bus from Buckley, Police Station (Buckley Police Station) to Chester, Delamere Street
  2. Fly from Liverpool (LPL) to Amsterdam (AMS) LPL - AMS

$60 - $256

Train to London City, fly to Rotterdam, train  •  5 h 43 min

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

$158 - $441

Train, train to Birmingham, fly to Amsterdam  •  6 h 17 min

  1. Take the train from Wrexham General to Shrewsbury
  2. Take the train from Shrewsbury to Birmingham International
  3. Fly from Birmingham (BHX) to Amsterdam (AMS) BHX - AMS

$86 - $256

Train  •  6 h 54 min

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

$176 - $455

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  7 h 39 min

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

$275 - $326

Drive, car ferry  •  8 h 4 min

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

$128 - $191

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The cheapest way to get from Wales to Amsterdam is to bus which costs £26 - £60 and takes 14 h 12 min.

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The quickest way to get from Wales to Amsterdam is to fly which costs £55 - £240 and takes 3 h 59 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Wales to Amsterdam. However, there are services departing from Cardiff, Castle Street and arriving at Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk via London. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14 h 12 min.

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The distance between Wales and Amsterdam is 366 miles.

The best way to get from Wales to Amsterdam without a car is to train which takes 6 h 54 min and costs £130 - £350.

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It takes approximately 3 h 59 min to get from Wales to Amsterdam, including transfers.

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Wales to Amsterdam bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Cardiff, Castle Street station.

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The best way to get from Wales to Amsterdam is to fly which takes 3 h 59 min and costs £55 - £240. Alternatively, you can train, which costs £130 - £350 and takes 6 h 54 min, you could also bus, which costs £26 - £60 and takes 14 h 12 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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Wales to Amsterdam bus services, operated by Ouibus, arrive at Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk station.

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Map of how to get from Wales to Amsterdam.
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  • Distance: 366.3 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 59 min

What companies run services between Wales and Amsterdam, Netherlands?

KLM flies from Barry to Amsterdam 3 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a train from Cardiff to Amsterdam via London Paddington, Paddington (H&C Line)-Underground, King's Cross St. Pancras Underground Station, and London St. Pancras Int. in around 6 h 54 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 Manchester to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $450
Flights from Birmingham to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $410
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Bristol to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $370
Flights from Manchester to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $350
Flights from Liverpool to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $380
Flights from Liverpool to Amsterdam via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $380
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Manchester to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $350
Flights from Birmingham to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $320
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Manchester to Amsterdam via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Flights from London City to Rotterdam
Ave. Duration
51 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $430
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Liverpool to Amsterdam via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $320
Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Newport (S Wales) to London Paddington
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$70 - $130
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$35 - $60
Advanced Single
$40 - $60
Anytime Day Single
$70 - $130
Train from Cardiff Central to London Paddington
Ave. Duration
1 h 59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $150
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$40 - $65
Advanced Single
$40 - $65
Anytime Day Single
$75 - $150
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
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Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Wrexham General to Shrewsbury
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $20
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$6 - $10
Anytime Day Single
$13 - $20
First Anytime Day Single
$19 - $29
Train from Shrewsbury to Birmingham International
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$10 - $15
Anytime Day Single
$21 - $35
First Anytime Day Single
$30 - $50
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Shrewsbury to Birmingham International
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$21 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $55
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 - $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
$173
Website
eurotunnel.com
Bus operators
Arriva Cymru
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Buckley, Police Station (Buckley Police Station) to Chester, Railway Station (Town Crier)
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Buckley, Police Station (Buckley Police Station) to Chester, Delamere Street
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
EasyBus
Website
easybus.com
Bus from Chester, Railway Station to Manchester Airport Bus Station
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$12
Schedules at
easybus.com
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 Cardiff, Castle Street to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $20
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
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 Wales. It is currently 10:13 PM in Wales and 11:13 PM 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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The best way to get from Wales to Cardiff Airport is to line 303 bus which takes 10 min and costs £3.

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