How to travel from Amsterdam to London

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from Amsterdam to London

How to get from Amsterdam to London by train, bus or flight.

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The best way to travel from Amsterdam to London is by taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

FlixBus
10:15PM11h45
Amsterdam, Piarcoplein (Amsterdam Sloterdijk)
09:00AMLondon, Victoria Coach Station
$701One-way
0 transfers
Cheapest
FlixBus
10:15PM11h45
Amsterdam, Piarcoplein (Amsterdam Sloterdijk)
09:00AMLondon, Victoria Coach Station
$701One-way
0 transfers
Fastest
easyJet
11:15AM1h05
Amsterdam Airport Schiphol (AMS)
11:20AMLondon Stansted Airport (STN)
$1641One-way
0 transfers
Other options
Eurostar
03:35PM5h12
Amsterdam Centraal
07:47PMLondon St Pancras International (STP)
$2691One-way
1 transfer
FlixBus
06:15PM12h00
Amsterdam, Piarcoplein (Amsterdam Sloterdijk)
05:15AMLondon, Victoria Coach Station
$821One-way
0 transfers
FlixBus
07:30AM12h20
Amsterdam, Piarcoplein (Amsterdam Sloterdijk)
06:50PMLondon, Victoria Coach Station
$1051One-way
0 transfers
BlaBlaCar Bus
01:45PM19h15
Amsterdam, Piarcoplein (Amsterdam Sloterdijk)
08:00AMLondon, Victoria Coach Station
$871One-way
1 transfer
easyJet
06:25PM1h15
Amsterdam Airport Schiphol (AMS)
06:40PMLondon Gatwick Airport (LGW)
$1641One-way
0 transfers
easyJet
08:25PM1h15
Amsterdam Airport Schiphol (AMS)
08:40PMLondon Gatwick Airport (LGW)
$1611One-way
0 transfers
easyJet
07:15AM1h05
Amsterdam Airport Schiphol (AMS)
07:20AMLondon Stansted Airport (STN)
$1641One-way
0 transfers

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Travel Information between Amsterdam and London

distanceDistance221 miles (356 km)
modeAvailable travel modesTrain, bus or flight
priceTicket price range$99 - $35
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $35 (€30) • 9 h 45 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $99 (€86) • 1 h
carriersPopular travel companiesBlaBlaCar Bus, Stena Line, easyJet or Eurostar

Take a train, bus or flight to travel 221 miles (356 km) to London from Amsterdam. The most popular travel companies which serve this route are BlaBlaCar Bus, Stena Line, easyJet or Eurostar among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus, ferry, flight or train from Amsterdam to London.

How to Travel from Amsterdam to London

If you want to travel from Amsterdam to London, you can choose between bus, train and plane transport. Flying is the fastest method, but catching the train can be just as enjoyable. If cost is the key consideration, buses are the most attractive option.

Trains from Amsterdam to London | Buses from Amsterdam to London | Flights from Amsterdam to London

Amsterdam to London Travel Comparison

Mode

Average Price

Travel Time

Cheapest Time to Book

Bus

€32

10:00 h

2 Months Ahead

Train

€180

4:40 h

2 Months Ahead

Flight

€53

0:55 h

2 Weeks Ahead



What is the best way to travel from Amsterdam to London?

Cheapest way to travel from Amsterdam to London

Taking the bus is the cheapest way to travel from Amsterdam to London. Buses traveling from Amsterdam to London depart from Amsterdam's Sloterdijk bus station and take at least 10 hours to arrive at London's Victoria coach station. 4 buses travel from Amsterdam to London every day with the first bus departing 9:00 a.m. Bus companies that travel from Amsterdam to London include Ouibus and Flixbus.


Fastest way to travel from Amsterdam to London

Flying is the fastest way to travel from Paris to Amsterdam. Taking a flight is 6 and a half hours faster than taking the bus and approximately a hour faster than taking a train even when traveling to and from Amsterdam and London's airports is taken into consideration. Flights traveling from Amsterdam to London depart from Amsterdam's Schiphol airport and arrive at one of London's 6 airports. AIrlines that travel directly from Amsterdam to London include KLM, British Airways, Air France, EasyJet, CityJet, and Vueling.


Most popular way to travel from Amsterdam to London

Taking a flight is the most popular way to travel from Amsterdam to London. Taking a flight is usually both cheaper and faster than traveling from Amsterdam to London via Eurostar train even when traveling to and from the airport is considered. However, many travelers prefer to depart from and arrive in Amsterdam and London's city centers avoiding the airport altogether.


How to get from Amsterdam to London

The Best Way According to our Users

If you want to travel from Amsterdam to London there are several options available to you. For this route, however, 35,90% of our customers choose the bus as their preferred method of transportation. Nowadays, traveling by bus is a relaxing and entertaining experience. Most bus companies offer different on-board services; ranging from "welcome drinks" to free wi-fi or personal entertainment. For this reason, the bus is often chosen as the best way to get from Amsterdam to London. Bus companies normally offer comfortable journeys for reasonable prices, and if you choose to travel on a night bus you can even save the money of one night in a hotel. For that reason, the bus is most likely the cheapest way to get to your destination.

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You can travel by train, bus, flight or ferry for as low as $35 (€30). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best journey.

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 travel travel through the Channel Tunnel, also known as the Chunnel, between the UK and France. With a high-speed travel service reaching speeds up to 186 mph (300 km/h), you will travel between Amsterdam and London in ultimate comfort coupled with modern, comfortable seats and large windows. When booking your Eurostar travel from Amsterdam to 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).

Travel information from Amsterdam to London with Eurostar:

  • Average Duration: 4 h 42 min
  • Cheapest Price: $112
  • Eurostar frequency: 1 a day

FlixBus is one of the most popular low-cost travel companies in Europe. Founded in Germany, FlixBus has expanded its services throughout Europe and even to the United States, giving travelers in both continents the option to take a long-distance travel at an affordable price. FlixBus also operates overnight travel on select routes throughout Europe. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one carry-on bag and one checked bag per person. Additional fees apply for bringing extra luggage and making specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat. Standard amenities onboard include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long travel journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets.

Amsterdam to London travel information with FlixBus:

  • Average Duration: 9 h 45 min
  • Cheapest Price: $35
  • FlixBus frequency: 1 a day

Air France is France's leading airline offering flights within and outside Europe; you can choose different ticket types for your travel from Amsterdam to London including: Economy Light, Economy Standard, Economy Flex, Premium Economy and Business.

Stena Line is a Swedish ferry company that operates a fleet of ferries that provide transportation services for passengers and vehicles across the North Sea, Irish Sea, and Baltic Sea. The company was founded in 1962 and is based in Gothenburg, Sweden. Stena Line operates ferry services between Denmark, Germany, Sweden, Norway, the UK, Ireland, The Netherlands and Poland. In addition to traditional ferry services, Stena Line also operates a number of high-speed craft and a number of fast craft services.

FAQs: Travel from Amsterdam to London

FAQs: Travel to London 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 Amsterdam to London.
FAQs

You can get to London from Amsterdam 3 different ways: train, bus or flight.

The cheapest way to travel to London from Amsterdam is a bus with an average price of $35 (€30).

This is compared to other travel options from Amsterdam to London:

Taking a bus costs () less than taking a ferry, which costs on average () for the same trip.

A bus is $64 (€56) less than a flight with an average ticket price of $99 (€86) from Amsterdam to London.

Taking a bus costs $104 (€90) less than taking a train, which average ticket prices of $139 (€120).

The quickest way to travel between Amsterdam and London is by flight, which takes on average 1 h   compared to other travel options that take longer:

Getting to London by bus takes 9 h 45 min on average.

Train takes on average 4 h 2 min.

London is approximately 221 miles (356 km) away from Amsterdam.

The average frequency per day from Amsterdam to London is:

  • 2 buses per day.
  • 1 train per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey from Amsterdam to London as scheduled services by train, bus or flight can vary by season or day of the week.

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from Amsterdam to London:

  • Most travelers board their bus from Amsterdam, Piarcoplein (Amsterdam Sloterdijk) and arrive in London, Victoria Coach Station.
  • Most travelers who book a plane ticket from Amsterdam to London depart from Amsterdam Airport Schiphol to London Gatwick Airport.
  • Most travelers take a train from Amsterdam Centraal to London Waterloo.

The following travel companies offer services from Amsterdam to London:

  • BlaBlaCar Bus, FlixBus, Megabus or Infobus can take you to London by bus. If searching for a good deal on buses, you can find tickets for FlixBus from Amsterdam to London for $35 (€30).
  • EasyJet, British Airways, KLM, BA Euroflyer, Flybe, KLM Cityhopper, Cityflyer (British Airways 2), Iberia Express, Eurowings, Lufthansa, SWISS, Air France, Norwegian Air or Lufthansa Cityline (2) can take you to London by plane. If searching for a good deal on flights, you can find tickets for easyJet from Amsterdam to London for $99 (€86).
  • Eurostar, Fjord Line, NS International | IC Brussel, Eurostar, Thalys, BSB or PKP Intercity can take you to London by train. If searching for a good deal on trains, you can find tickets for Eurostar from Amsterdam to London for $139 (€120).

Yes, there are direct routes from Amsterdam to London with the following travel companies:

  • You'll find 2 direct buses a day to London with FlixBus.
  • You can check for a direct train to London with Eurostar or Eurostar with 1 direct train per day.

Direct services to London tend to save you time and add more convenience as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking tickets for your route.

Omio customers who travel from Amsterdam to London often also extend their vacation to go to Paris, Edinburgh, Manchester or Brussels. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between London and these popular destinations at a great price.
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