How to travel from Amsterdam to London

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from Amsterdam to London

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

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To get from Amsterdam to London on Dec 05 we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

10:30AMAmsterdam Airport Schiphol1h10 10:40AMLondon Luton Airport
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07:50PMAmsterdam10h30 05:20AMLondon
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07:45AMAmsterdam Airport Schiphol1h05 07:50AMLondon Stansted Airport
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12:45PMAmsterdam Airport Schiphol1h10 12:55PMLondon Luton Airport
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07:05AMAmsterdam Airport Schiphol1h15 07:20AMLondon Gatwick Airport
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Travel Information from Amsterdam to London

distanceDistance221 miles (356 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, ferry, flight or train
priceTicket price range$39 - $242
cheapestCheapest modeFlight • $39 (€36) • 1 h 5 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $39 (€36) • 1 h 5 min
carriersPopular travel companiesBlaBlaCar Bus, easyJet or Eurostar

Take a bus, ferry, flight or train to travel 221 miles (356 km) between Amsterdam and 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 flight is the best option with prices starting as low as $39 (€36). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are BlaBlaCar Bus, easyJet or Eurostar among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or flight 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

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

Can travelers from Netherlands enter United Kingdom?

International entry is allowed at this time for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Netherlands.

Are there rules for self-quarantine when arriving to London from Amsterdam?

Conditions of entry into United Kingdom:

  • There are no current restrictions

Are there COVID-19 safety rules for social distancing and wearing face masks in London, United Kingdom?

To reduce the spread of COVID-19, the government of United Kingdom has imposed the following measures:

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

This information was last checked on 11/6/22. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your journey between Amsterdam and London.

Return travel to Amsterdam, Netherlands from United Kingdom is: Unrestricted.

Are there any travel restrictions on reentering Netherlands from United Kingdom?

Entry into Netherlands is allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of United Kingdom.

Are there requirements to self-quarantine on arrival into Netherlands from United Kingdom?

Requirements for reentering Netherlands:

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the requirements for social distancing and wearing face masks in Netherlands?

All travelers must abide by the following measures in Netherlands to reduce the spread of coronavirus in the country:

  • Social distance: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face masks: Recommended

The above information about your return travel to Amsterdam, Netherlands was last verified on 11/17/22. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to your planned date of travel to Amsterdam from London.

There are 4 travel options from Amsterdam to London: bus, ferry, flight or train.

The cheapest way to get from Amsterdam to London is by taking a flight. You can find average ticket prices around $39 (€36) compared to other travel options to London:

A flight is $4 (€4) less than a bus for this journey with tickets for a bus from Amsterdam to London costing on average $44 (€40).

A flight is $203 (€186) less than a train for this route with tickets for a train from Amsterdam to London costing on average $242 (€222).

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 10 h 40 min.

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

You should expect to travel around 221 miles (356 km) between Amsterdam and London.

The average frequency per day from Amsterdam to London is:

  • 1 bus per day.
  • 2 trains a day.

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

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

  • Flights most often depart from Amsterdam at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol and arrive in London at London Heathrow Airport.
  • Trains mostly leave from Amsterdam Centraal and tend to arrive in London Victoria.

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 BlaBlaCar Bus for buses to London. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for BlaBlaCar Bus Amsterdam to London tickets on Omio for $44 (€40).
  • EasyJet can get you to London by plane. You can find a good deal for plane tickets with easyJet from Amsterdam to London for $39 (€36) on Omio.
  • Eurostar 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 $242 (€222).

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

  • You can find 1 direct bus per day to London with Flixbus or BlaBlaCar Bus.

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.

Many of our customers traveling from Amsterdam to London don't make London their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after London are Paris, Brussels or Edinburgh, either of which you could add to your trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from London to any of these top destinations today!

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

  • Bus tickets cost on average $44 (€40) one way.
  • Plane tickets cost on average $39 (€36) one way.
  • Train tickets are costing $242 (€222) one way on average.

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.

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