London to Amsterdam train

Cheap train tickets from London to Amsterdam

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152

Average

267

The best way to find a cheap train ticket from London to Amsterdam is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

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08:16AMLondon St Pancras3h58 01:14PMAmsterdam Centraal
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11:04AMLondon St Pancras4h08 04:12PMAmsterdam Centraal
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01:01PMLondon St Pancras4h43 06:44PMAmsterdam Centraal
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Train schedule from London to Amsterdam

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08:16AMLondon St Pancras3h58 01:14PMAmsterdam Centraal
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09:01AMLondon St Pancras4h43 02:44PMAmsterdam Centraal
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01:01PMLondon St Pancras4h43 06:44PMAmsterdam Centraal
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Fastest train times from London to Amsterdam

Showing times and prices for Dec 07

Fastest Journey

3 h 58 m

Average

4 h 36 m

Trains per day

5

Distance

357 km

Of the 5 trains that leave London for Amsterdam every day 2 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

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08:16AMLondon St Pancras3h58 01:14PMAmsterdam Centraal
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1521One-way
11:04AMLondon St Pancras4h08 04:12PMAmsterdam Centraal
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09:01AMLondon St Pancras4h43 02:44PMAmsterdam Centraal
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01:01PMLondon St Pancras4h43 06:44PMAmsterdam Centraal
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3001One-way
03:04PMLondon St Pancras5h31 09:35PMAmsterdam Centraal
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Overview: Train from London to Amsterdam

distanceDistance221 miles (356 km)
priceAverage train ticket price$33 (€30)
frequencyTrain frequency4 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there is 1 direct train a day
carriersTrain companiesEurostar

Trains from London to Amsterdam cover the 221 miles (356 km) long trip taking on average 5 h 8 min with our travel partners like Eurostar. Normally, there are 4 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this route for as low as $1 (€1), but the average price of train tickets is $33 (€30). Travelers depart most frequently from London Victoria and arrive in Amsterdam Centraal.

Train providers: Eurostar from London to Amsterdam trains

Eurostar will get you to Amsterdam from London at great prices. With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best train times, prices and tickets for your trip.

Eurostar

Eurostar is the exclusive high-speed railway service connecting the United Kingdom with countries in continental Europe like France, Belgium and the Netherlands. Most Eurostar trains travel through the Channel Tunnel, also known as the Chunnel, between the UK and France. With a high-speed train service reaching speeds up to 186 mph (300 km/h), you will travel to Amsterdam from London in ultimate comfort coupled with modern, comfortable seats and large windows. When booking your Eurostar train to Amsterdam from London, you can choose between three ticket types: Standard, Standard Premier (with light refreshments served and spacious seats), and Business Premier (with flexible travel options, spacious seating, lounge access, priority boarding and hot meal served).

Eurostar from London to Amsterdam train information:

  • Average Duration: 5 h 22 min
  • Eurostar frequency: 1 a day

Trains from London to Amsterdam

It is convenient to make a 340-mile (540 km) journey from London to Amsterdam by train and even more relaxing and enjoyable than taking a flight, driving, or using a ferry. Train services to Amsterdam Central depart regularly from London St Pancras International throughout the week and on weekends. It takes less than four hours for the fastest trips to Amsterdam. All services from London to Amsterdam are run by Eurostar, although passengers must switch to other operators, such as Thalys or InterCity, where changes are required.

Booking your train ticket with Omio to Amsterdam from London

Customers looking to book Eurostar to Amsterdam from London can choose from several different ticket options on the website. They can choose between booking tickets under the standard tickets category, the standard premier categories, which offer light refreshments and spacious seats, or booking tickets under the business premier category, which offers flexible travel options, packed lunches served, lounge access, luxurious seats, and prior boarding.

When purchasing a train ticket from London to Amsterdam, travelers can specify which amenities they prefer and then relax and enjoy the most pleasant travel experience Eurostar provides. Booking for travel in the middle of the week is typically the best time to find inexpensive Eurostar tickets. The morning and evening trains, and holiday evenings, Friday and Sunday afternoons, are more expensive.

Train companies in Amsterdam

Several European train company, including Thalys and NS International IC Brussel, operate as the first option of any train journey from Amsterdam to London. Unless otherwise specified, all journeys usually need a single change either at Paris Gare du Nord or Brussels Midi Station, where passengers mostly transfer to the Eurostar service.

Popular international routes by train

Travelers from other countries who wish to visit London (England) may find the Omio app and website a handy and simple tool for buying their tickets. Trains in England's major international routes typically depart and arrive from London as well as Amsterdam. International routes connecting to London include those to London Euston, London Kings Cross, and London Victoria.

The most popular international routes from Amsterdam, on the other hand, are Amsterdam Centraal, Amsterdam Centraal, and Amsterdam Sloterdijk. Omio clients traveling this route most frequently arrive in Amsterdam Centraal from London Victoria.

When arriving by train in Amsterdam

Travelers who plan to visit Amsterdam should be aware of the following before departure. Although British English is the primary language spoken in the UK, it is essential to remember that many indigenous languages are spoken in London and Amsterdam, including Welsh, Irish Gaelic, and Cornish. This is especially true if tourists wish to visit more rural areas, where almost everyone will speak some form of English.

Additionally, travelers unfamiliar with London's traffic flow, travelers coming from areas with right-hand traffic should exercise extra caution when crossing the street. The Amsterdam Central Station is situated in the city and serves as the city's busiest public transportation hub.

Trams, buses, and waterfront stations for city ferries transporting passengers to North Amsterdam are all available. The historic canals found in the region are the Rijksmuseum, the red-light district, and the city's numerous cafeteria shops are the most popular attractions.

Train Provider in London

When traveling by train from London to Amsterdam, most travelers rely on Eurostar as the most direct route. Additionally, they can check all possible train companies that operate between London and Amsterdam and compare their amenities before purchasing a train ticket, which is available on the Omio website.

Amsterdam Canal . Source: Shutterstock

Main train stations in London

The UK has a vast network of railways. Stations are usually the hub of public transport in the UK. Thus, these frequently act as a focus of daily existence. These buildings are large, category listed, and often dominate the skyline. London is the center of the vast rail network in Britain London. The Agency of Rail Regulation reports that Liverpool Street, London's Waterloo, Paddington stations, and London Bridge, are the country's busiest.

Three major train stations outside of London are Glasgow Central, Birmingham New Street, and Manchester Piccadilly, which serve many cities in the UK. Three stations cover every region in the UK; Scotland. The North of England, and the Midlands.

Amsterdam Couple . Source: Shutterstock

Popular train journey from London to Amsterdam

Eurostar provides a relaxing as well as a convenient route between London and Amsterdam. In its capacity as a travel partner of Eurostar, Omio usually provides you with Eurostar train timetables for the London to Amsterdam train and Eurostar prices for this trip, which start as low as £71 ($97).

With routes connecting London to Amsterdam, Brussels, Lille, and Paris, among other destinations, Eurostar is the premier high-speed railway service that connects Europe to the United Kingdom through the Channel Tunnel, also known as the "Chunnel." Eurostar trains can travel at speeds of up to 200 mph, allowing you to travel 221 miles (356 kilometers) in record time through the Chunnel, which connects London and Amsterdam underwater.

Popular train routes from London

Travelers who plan to visit cities in the United Kingdom via train will find Omio a valuable and convenient tool to streamline their planning process. Despite its proximity to water, the UK is accessible by train via the Channel Tunnel, which connects the UK to mainland Europe. Therefore, if travelers wish to travel to the United Kingdom via train from mainland Europe, the London St. Pancras International station usually will be their starting point.

Eurostar services often operate direct routes from London to Brussels/Paris/Amsterdam. For travelers wishing to travel further into the United Kingdom, additional popular routes include London to Bristol, London to Southampton, and London to Bath. However, all international routes will pass through London. Given London's trains' speed and dependability, they are a popular mode of transportation for both locals and visitors alike.

There is only one route from London to Amsterdam for all trains, which happens to be the shortest and fastest. Eurostar, the largest company in the region, is operating and managing the train route. In the United Kingdom, the Eurostar is a high-speed train service that connects the country to continental Europe and beyond.

Good to Know

Booking train fares in London is simple when you use Omio. Enter the route and date you're looking for, and our search engine will locate all of the available options for you to choose from. All you have to do now is choose the one that best suits your needs! With a fully charged phone, one can use most Eurostar tickets within London and Amsterdam. To use mobile tickets, make sure your phone is fully charged. Travelers should print their tickets before boarding the train if the travelers' day of travel does not support mobile ticketing.

London to Amsterdam- travel tips

The distance between London to Amsterdam is 341 miles (547 km). Some trains can take up to 7h 13min, but the fastest train takes 4h 7min. The train journey offers scenic views of the passing scenery. Amsterdam is the ideal spot for all types of travelers. Lovers of history and charm can visit Rijksmuseum, which features cultural artefacts from the 13th century with over 8000 paintings.

Other historical points of view in Amsterdam include Anne Frank House, Vann Gogh Museum, Rembrandt Square and Oude Kirk. Nature lovers can explore Vondelpark, which offers a large green space, playgrounds and a rose garden. The Royal Palace of Amsterdam features lush gardens and painting exhibitions of Europe.

If you out of some learning, visit the NEMO science museum for informative and interactive exhibits. Amsterdam features world-class cuisine at restaurants like Ron Gastrobar and The Whiteroom. Enjoy japan cuisine at Yamazato r dutch and south American fares at Waterkant.

Train tickets from London to Amsterdam: when to book to save $

Time Price Savings
1 week earlier 43 €
2 weeks earlier 41 €5%
3 weeks earlier 41 €5%
1 month before 41 €5%
2 months earlier 41 €5%
3 months earlier 41 €5%


Train companies often offer promotional prices and offers—by buying in advance—you can get access the best prices for trains in the U.S., Canada, and the major European railroad operators. Search on Omio to check prices and cheap train tickets from London - Amsterdam. Easily find the most attractive rates and choose the your preferred route for your journey. Book and choose your mobile ticket: avoid the queues at the station and the added stress of printing your ticket.

The rule of buying in advance to save money is not only valid when booking a flight but also for train travel. Train tickets are generally on sale 6 months before the departure date. Some train booking tips from us:

  • Buying your train ticket from London - Amsterdam 3 weeks in advance means you can save on average up to 5% compared to the price available on the day of departure.
  • If you book a ticket London - Amsterdam with 2 months in advance you save up to about 5% compared to the initial price.
  • By booking 3 months in advance, you could save up to 5%.
  • On Omio you can find all offers, train times and prices for train travel in Europe, the U.S., and Canada.

Travel Tips: Trains from London to Amsterdam

Travel Tips: Travel by train to Amsterdam easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from London to Amsterdam.
FAQs

Travel between London, United Kingdom and Amsterdam, Netherlands by train is: Unrestricted.

Can I enter Netherlands from United Kingdom?

International entry status: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of United Kingdom

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

Conditions of entry:

  • There are no current restrictions

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

All travelers in Netherlands must observe these coronavirus safety measures:

  • Physical distance: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask: Recommended

The information above was last checked on 11/17/22. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train to Amsterdam from London as this information can change.

The current restriction level for your return trip by train from Amsterdam to London is: Unrestricted

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to United Kingdom from Netherlands?

Reentry to United Kingdom is allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Netherlands

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

What are the requirements?

  • There are no current restrictions

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

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

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

Last checked on 11/6/22. We do our best to keep this information up to date, but regulations can change so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your train to London from Amsterdam here.

If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find cheap London to Amsterdam trains for as little as $1 (€1)  in the next 7 days.
In the next 7 days you can expect to pay on average $33 (€30)  for a train ticket to Amsterdam from London.
The train distance from London to Amsterdam is around 221 miles (356 km).
The train time to Amsterdam from London is on average 5 h 8 min  for the 221 miles (356 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go to Amsterdam from London by train can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.

There are a few train stations in London to start your route from including London Victoria, London Euston and London Kings Cross. In Amsterdam you have a few train station options to choose from for your arrival including Amsterdam Centraal, Amsterdam Sloterdijk and Amsterdam Amstel.

Omio customers traveling this route depart most frequently from London Victoria   and arrive in Amsterdam Centraal.

Passengers board their train most frequently from London Victoria and travel around 1.8 miles (2.9 km) from the city center to this train station.

Passengers traveling this route most often arrive at Amsterdam Centraal and need to travel approximately 1.2 miles (1.9 km) from the train station to the city center in Amsterdam.

For the journey from London to Amsterdam you can take a train with Eurostar. Be sure to check out all possible train providers that offer services from London to Amsterdam on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
Yes, there is 1 direct train from London to Amsterdam per day with Eurostar  on Omio. This is worth paying attention to when you book your train ticket as direct services tend to offer more convenience and help save you time traveling to your destination.
The average number of trains departing London for Amsterdam is 4 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
The earliest train for this trip departs from London at 3: 04 PM. The last train leaves from London at 3: 04 PM. Check Omio for the latest train schedule from London to Amsterdam and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.
In general, we recommend booking tickets for trains in advance to score the best deals from all possible train providers offering this trip and save money. If you buy train tickets between London and Amsterdam within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $33 (€30) one way. To find the best prices for this route, consider booking your train ticket from London to Amsterdam a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports in London and Amsterdam

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London Victoria is the most popular London 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 London for your trip to Amsterdam.
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Public transit options for London Victoria
Onward travel information: Victoria Bus Station at Station Front
Location for Rail Replacement Services: When weekend engineering dictate that replacement bus services will operate, these will usually depart from the immediate Station front/Terminus Place. Travel from London Victoria is usually conveyed by London Buses in these instances. Check posters and staff for more details.
Metro: Underground services: Victoria Line, District Line and Circle Line
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Public transit options for London Euston
Tube lines: Circle, Hammersmith & City, Metropolitan, Northern (Bank and Charing Cross branches), Victoria
Overground lines: Watford DC
Bus lines: 18, 30, 59, 68, 73, 91, 168, 205, 253, 390, N5, N20, N73, N91, N205, N253
Rail lines: London North Western Railway, London Overground, Avanti West Coast, Caledonian Sleeper
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Go to Platform 2, there is a gate adjacent to the station from the main road.
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Public transit options for London Kings Cross
Underground lines: Circle, Piccadilly, Hammersmith & City, Northern, Metropolitan, Victoria
Bus lines: 10, 17, 30, 45, 46, 59, 63, 73, 91, 205, 214, 259, 390, 476
Train lines: Thameslink, Grand Central, Hull, London North Eastern, Gatwick Express
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Public transit options for London Paddington
Underground lines: Bakerloo Line, Circle Line, District Line, Hammersmith Line
Bus lines: N7, 23, 27, N27, 36, 205, N205, 332, 7, 46, A1, 18, N18
Train lines: Great Western Main Line, Heathrow Express
Metro: Tube Lines.
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Public transit options for London St Pancras International
Subway lines: Circle Line, Hammersmith & City Line, Metropolitan Line, Northern Line, Piccadilly Line, Victoria Line
Train lines: Overground line, High Speed 1, Eurostar
Bus lines: 326, 139
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Public transit options for London Waterloo
Onward travel information: Waterloo is well connected to London's public transport network. Waterloo Underground station serves the Bakerloo, Jubilee, Northern and Waterloo & City Lines. Plan a journey - Transport for London (tfl. Gov. Uk) Buses depart from several points around the station. All Transport for London Buses are accessible with step free access and have a dedicated mobility space. Buses from Waterloo (tfl. Gov. Uk) The station has a dedicated taxi rank for London Black Taxis on the roadway outside exit 3. Santander Hire Bicycles are available from the docking stations outside. Santander Cycles - Transport for London (tfl. Gov. Uk) Waterloo is within easy walking distance of the South Bank and a number of visitor attractions. Walking - Transport for London (tfl. Gov. Uk).
Metro: Waterloo Underground station is served by the Bakerloo, Jubilee, Northern and Waterloo & City Lines. Step free access is available to and from the Jubilee Line. For more information on London Transport accessibility: Plan an accessible journey - Transport for London (tfl. Gov. Uk).
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Public transit options for London Liverpool Street
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Replacement transport stop on either Liverpool Street (outside the station entrance), or beside Platform 10, depending on operational requirements
Metro: Liverpool Street underground station has connections to the Central, Circle, Hammersmith & City and Metropolitan lines.
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Public transit options for London Bridge
Onward travel information: The Bus Station is located directly outside the main entrance at upper level. There are also bus stops outside on Tooley Street. For further information on buses, a bus information kiosk is also located outside the main doors of the station at upper level.
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Rail replacement bus services are usually found outside the front of the station. However this is sometimes subject to change. Please check engineering posters or consult a member of staff.
Metro: For North and North East Kent and South East London
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Public transit options for Heathrow Airport T123
Onward travel information: National Rail trains serving London Paddington National Express coaches to Victoria Coach Station and Gatwick Airport London Underground
Metro: Connection available with the London Underground (Piccadilly Line)
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Public transit options for London Marylebone
Location for Rail Replacement Services: At station entrance.
Metro: Bakerloo Line.
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Public transit options for London Charing Cross
Metro: Bakerloo Line Northern Line.

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