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from Amsterdam to London

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

Our recommendation

To get from Amsterdam to London on Sep 27 we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

10:55AMAmsterdam Airport Schiphol1h15 11:10AMLondon Gatwick Airport
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$701One-way
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10:55AMAmsterdam Airport Schiphol1h15 11:10AMLondon Gatwick Airport
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$701One-way
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06:55PMAmsterdam Airport Schiphol1h05 07:00PMLondon Stansted Airport
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$961One-way
08:30PMAmsterdam Airport Schiphol1h10 08:40PMLondon Luton Airport
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$961One-way
10:45AMAmsterdam Airport Schiphol1h10 10:55AMLondon Luton Airport
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$961One-way

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Sun
Sep 26
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$93Flixbus
$109easyJet
Mon
Sep 27
$209Eurostar
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$70easyJet
Tue
Sep 28
$179Eurostar
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$77easyJet
Wed
Sep 29
$155Eurostar
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$70easyJet
Thu
Sep 30
$230Eurostar
$86Flixbus
$70easyJet
Fri
Oct 1
$189Eurostar
$53Flixbus
$70easyJet
Sat
Oct 2
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$58Flixbus
$70easyJet
Sun
Oct 3
$155Eurostar
$56Flixbus
$62easyJet
Mon
Oct 4
$209Eurostar
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$70easyJet
Tue
Oct 5
$81Eurostar
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$62easyJet
Wed
Oct 6
$97Eurostar
$58BlaBlaCar Bus
$57easyJet
Thu
Oct 7
$123Eurostar
$56Flixbus
$62easyJet
Fri
Oct 8
$183Eurostar
$48Flixbus
$41easyJet
Sat
Oct 9
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$48Flixbus
$52easyJet
Sun
Oct 10
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$66Flixbus
$52easyJet
Mon
Oct 11
$132Eurostar
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$52easyJet
Tue
Oct 12
$88Eurostar
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$52easyJet
Wed
Oct 13
$97Eurostar
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$52easyJet
Thu
Oct 14
$157Eurostar
$56Flixbus
$52easyJet
Fri
Oct 15
$150Eurostar
$42Flixbus
$65easyJet
Sat
Oct 16
$232Eurostar
$42Flixbus
$96easyJet

Travel Information to London from Amsterdam

distanceDistance221 miles (356 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight, bus or train
priceTicket price range$43 - $124
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $43 (€35) • 12 h 40 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $70 (€57) • 1 h 5 min
carriersPopular travel companieseasyJet, Flixbus or Eurostar

Travel 221 miles (356 km) by flight, bus or train from Amsterdam to London. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 5 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $43 (€35). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are easyJet, Flixbus or Eurostar among others. Travelers can even take a direct 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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FAQs
Is international travel between Amsterdam, Netherlands and London, United Kingdom allowed?

Travel from Amsterdam, Netherlands to London, United Kingdom is: Partially open.

Is international entry into London from Amsterdam restricted?

International entry is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Netherlands.

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival to London, United Kingdom from Amsterdam?

  • 10-day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers can choose to pay for a private COVID-19 test. The earliest you can take the test while in quarantine is 5 full days after you left a place not on the travel corridor list
  • Before travelling, travellers must book and pay for a travel test package, which will include COVID-19 tests to be taken on day 2 and on day 8 of your quarantine
  • Travellers vaccinated under the UK vaccine programme are exempt from mandatory quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

What are the COVID-19 safety measures to follow in London, United Kingdom?

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

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

The above information was last verified on 9/25/21. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip to London from Amsterdam closer to your planned date of departure here.

Are there restrictions on reentering Netherlands from London, United Kingdom due to the coronavirus pandemic?

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

Is my journey back to Amsterdam from London restricted?

Entry into Netherlands is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of United Kingdom.

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival in Amsterdam from London?

Conditions of reentry into Netherlands:

  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
  • 10-day mandatory quarantine and a negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 5 in quarantine
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
  • Health declaration required

What are the coronavirus safety measures I need to follow in Amsterdam, Netherlands?

You should observe these safety measures in Netherlands as imposed by the government to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

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

This information about your return travel to Netherlands was last checked on 9/22/21. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Amsterdam from London closer to your date of departure here.

How do I reach London from Amsterdam?

There are 3 ways to travel to London from Amsterdam including taking a flight, bus or train.

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

The cheapest way to go to London from Amsterdam is by taking a bus, which costs on average $43 (€35).

This is compared to other ways of getting to London:

A bus is $27 (€22) less than a flight for this journey with tickets for a flight from Amsterdam to London costing on average $70 (€57).

Taking a bus is usually $81 (€65) less than taking a train to London, which costs on average $124 (€100) for the same trip.

What is the fastest way to travel between Amsterdam and London?

The fastest way to get to London from Amsterdam is by flight with an average travel time of 1 h 5 min.

Other travel options to London can usually take longer:

In comparison, traveling by bus can take you on average 12 h 40 min.

In comparison, traveling by train can take you on average 4 h 10 min.

How many miles from Amsterdam to London would I travel?

The distance is approximately 221 miles (356 km) from Amsterdam to London.

How many services a day are there from Amsterdam to London?

The average frequency per day from Amsterdam to London is:

  • 1 train per day.

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

What are the departure and arrival points in Amsterdam and in London?

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

  • Most travelers who book a plane ticket from Amsterdam to London depart from Amsterdam Airport Schiphol to London Heathrow Airport.
  • Most travelers who book a bus ticket from Amsterdam to London depart from Amsterdam, Sloterdijk to London, Victoria Coach Station.
  • Most travelers who buy a train ticket from Amsterdam to London depart from Amsterdam Centraal to London Victoria.
Which travel companies can get me from Amsterdam to London?

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Amsterdam to London, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Travel with easyJet for flights to London. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for easyJet Amsterdam to London tickets on Omio for $70 (€57).
  • Flixbus can get you to London by bus. You can find a good deal for bus tickets with Flixbus from Amsterdam to London for $43 (€35) on Omio.
  • Travel with Eurostar to go to London by train. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Eurostar Amsterdam to London tickets on Omio for $124 (€100).
Is there a way to travel directly from Amsterdam to London?

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

  • You can find 1 direct train per day to take to London with Eurostar.

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 journey.

Where else should I travel to after my journey between Amsterdam and London ends?
Omio customers who travel from Amsterdam to London often also extend their vacation to go to Paris, Brussels or Edinburgh. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between London and these popular destinations at a great price.
How far in advance should I buy my Amsterdam to London one way ticket online to get the best deals?

When planning your trip from Amsterdam to London, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to book and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Plane tickets are costing $70 (€57) one way on average.
  • Bus tickets are costing $43 (€35) one way on average.
  • Train tickets cost on average $124 (€100) one way.

However, we recommend buying tickets from Amsterdam to London online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Amsterdam
London
Amsterdam City Centre
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Amsterdam Centraal
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Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is within walking distance of the city centre and is connected to other parts of the city by public transport.<br>Metro lines 51, 52, 53, 54<br>Bus lines 18, 21, 22, 32, 33, 34, 35, 42, 43<br>Tram lines 1, 2, 4, 5, 9, 13, 16, 17, 24, 26
How long does it take to get from the train station to the city centre?
This station is a 5-10 minute walk from the city centre.
Amsterdam Sloterdijk
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