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Overview: Train from Amsterdam to Birmingham

distanceDistance285 miles (460 km)
frequencyTrain frequency2 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 2 direct trains a day

Trains from Amsterdam to Birmingham cover the 285 miles (460 km) long journey taking on average 7 h 13 min with our travel partners like. Normally, there are 2 trains operating per day, including direct services available. Travelers depart most frequently from Amsterdam Centraal and arrive in Birmingham New Street.

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FAQs

Are there COVID-19 travel restrictions for trains to Birmingham from Amsterdam?

Travel between Amsterdam, Netherlands and Birmingham, United Kingdom by train is: Partially open.

What is the status of international entry into United Kingdom from Netherlands?

International entry status: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Netherlands

Do I need to self-quarantine on arrival in United Kingdom from Amsterdam?

Conditions of entry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival for unvaccinated travellers
  • Prebook and pay for day 2 and day 8 COVID-19 PCR tests for unvaccinated travellers
  • 10-day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
  • Prebook and pay for a COVID-19 test, to be taken on the end of day 1 for vaccinated travellers
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

What are the safety rules to follow in Birmingham, United Kingdom?

When traveling in United Kingdom, you must follow these COVID-19 safety rules:

  • Physical distance requirement: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Regional advice

The information above was last checked on 1/23/22. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train between Amsterdam and Birmingham before traveling.

Are there travel restrictions, such as quarantine measures, in place when returning to Amsterdam, Netherlands from Birmingham, United Kingdom?

The restriction level for your return train to Amsterdam, Netherlands from Birmingham is: Partially open.

Is my return train into Amsterdam from Birmingham restricted?

International entry is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of United Kingdom

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Netherlands from Birmingham?

Conditions of reentry:

  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
  • 10-day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 5 in quarantine
  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 48 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 24 hours prior to arrival
  • Health declaration required

What are the safety rules to follow in Amsterdam, Netherlands?

The government of Netherlands has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Social distancing required: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask required: Mandatory

Last checked on 1/20/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Amsterdam from Birmingham closer to your date of departure here here.

How far is Amsterdam to Birmingham by train?

You should expect to travel around 285 miles (460 km)  to Birmingham from Amsterdam by train.

How long is the train to Birmingham from Amsterdam?

On average the Amsterdam to Birmingham train time is 7 h 13 min  covering the 285 miles (460 km) long route, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.

Which train station from Amsterdam to Birmingham do I depart from? Which Birmingham train station from Amsterdam do I arrive in?

Some of the Amsterdam train stations to Birmingham you can start your journey from include Amsterdam Centraal and Amsterdam Sloterdijk. Similarly, some of the arrival train stations in Birmingham include Birmingham New Street and Birmingham Moor Street.

When traveling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Amsterdam Centraal   and arriving in Birmingham New Street.

Where is the train station in Amsterdam? Where is the train station in Birmingham?

You can find the most popular departure train station for this route, Amsterdam Centraal, located approximately 0.6 miles (916 m) from the city center of Amsterdam. The most popular arrival train station in Birmingham, called Birmingham New Street, is located around 0.2 miles (399 m) away from its city center.

How many trains are there to Birmingham from Amsterdam a day?

On average, there are 2 trains a day from Amsterdam to Birmingham. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

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Birmingham
Amsterdam Centraal is the most popular Amsterdam railway station for Omio travelers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Amsterdam for your trip to Birmingham.
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Public transit options for Amsterdam Centraal
Metro lines: 51, 53, 54, 52
Tram lines: 2, 12, 4, 14, 13, 24, 17, 26
Ferry lines: 901, 906, 902, 907, 905
Bus lines: GVB 18, 21, 22, 48, 248, 281, 282, 283, 284, 285, 287, 288, 289, 291, 293, Connexxion 391, 394, N57, N47, N91, N94, EBS 305, 306, 314, 316, N01, N04, N10, N14
Train lines: Intercity, Intercity Express, Sprinter, Nightjet