How to travel from Cambridge to Amsterdam

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Travel Information to Amsterdam from Cambridge

distanceDistance202 miles (325 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight, ferry or train
priceTicket price range$2 - $64
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $2 (€2) • 18 h 10 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $8 (€7) • 1 h 20 min
carriersPopular travel companiesStena Line

Travel 202 miles (325 km) by bus, flight, ferry or train from Cambridge to Amsterdam. The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Stena Line among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Cambridge to Amsterdam.

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Travel between Cambridge, United Kingdom and Amsterdam, Netherlands is: Fully open.

Can travelers from United Kingdom enter Netherlands?

International entry is allowed at this time for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of United Kingdom.

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

Conditions of entry into Netherlands:

  • Entry is allowed for fully vaccinated travellers or those who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months

Are there COVID-19 safety rules for social distancing and wearing face masks in Amsterdam, Netherlands?

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

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

This information was last checked on 7/28/22. 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 Cambridge and Amsterdam.

The current restriction level for returning to Cambridge, United Kingdom from Netherlands is: Fully open.

Am I allowed to reenter Cambridge, United Kingdom from Amsterdam, Netherlands?

Reentering United Kingdom is currently allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Netherlands

Do I need to self-quarantine when I arrive back to Cambridge from Amsterdam?

  • There are no current restrictions

Which rules do I need to follow in Cambridge, United Kingdom regarding COVID-19?

All travelers returning to United Kingdom must observe the following safety measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in the country:

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

The information above was last checked on 8/8/22. We do our best to keep this information up-to-date, but regulations can change due to the nature of the coronavirus pandemic, so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your trip back to Cambridge from Amsterdam here.

There are 4 ways that you can travel between Cambridge and Amsterdam. You can take a bus, flight, ferry or train.

The cheapest way to go to Amsterdam from Cambridge is by taking a bus, which costs on average $2 (€2).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Amsterdam:

Taking a bus is about $5 (€5) less than taking a flight, which costs on average $8 (€7) for this route.

Taking a bus is usually $61 (€57) less than taking a ferry to Amsterdam, which costs on average $64 (€59) for the same trip.

A bus is generally $30 (€28) less than a train for the same trip. Taking a train costs on average $32 (€30) from Cambridge to Amsterdam.

The quickest way to travel to Amsterdam from Cambridge is by flight, which takes on average 1 h 20 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 18 h 10 min   of travel time.

In comparison, traveling by ferry can take you on average 0 h 0 min.

In comparison, getting to Amsterdam by train can take on average 5 h 34 min.

Amsterdam is approximately 202 miles (325 km) away from Cambridge.

The average frequency per day from Cambridge to Amsterdam is:

  • 1 bus a day.
  • 1 train per day.

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

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

  • Buses mostly depart from Cambridge, Railway Station (stop 9) and arrive in Amsterdam, Radarweg (Sloterdijk).
  • Flights mostly depart from Cambridge Airport and arrive in Amsterdam Airport Schiphol.
  • Trains most often depart from Cambridge at Cambridge and arrive in Amsterdam at Amsterdam Centraal.

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

  • Stena Line can take you to Amsterdam by ferry. If searching for a good deal on ferries, you can find tickets for Stena Line from Cambridge to Amsterdam for $64 (€59).
Your trip from Cambridge to Amsterdam doesn't have to end in Amsterdam. Many of our customers like to extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Paris, London or Brussels. If you’d like to add Paris, London or Brussels to your Cambridge to Amsterdam tour, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Amsterdam today!

Before traveling from Cambridge to Amsterdam, it’s good to know what ticket you can buy and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • A bus ticket for this trip is costing $2 (€2) one way on average.
  • A plane ticket is costing on average $8 (€7) one way for this trip.
  • A ferry ticket for this journey costs on average $64 (€59) one way.
  • A train ticket costs $32 (€30) one way on average for this trip.

But we recommend booking Cambridge to Amsterdam tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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