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from Cardiff to Amsterdam

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Travel Information to Amsterdam from Cardiff

distanceDistance348 miles (561 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight or bus
priceTicket price range$48 - $202
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $48 (€39) • 19 h 5 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $202 (€165) • 1 h 20 min
carriersPopular travel companiesKLM or Flixbus

Take a flight or bus to travel 348 miles (561 km) to Amsterdam from Cardiff. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 20 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $48 (€39). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are KLM or Flixbus among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Cardiff to Amsterdam.

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Travel from Cardiff to Amsterdam
Travel 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 Cardiff to Amsterdam.
What are the COVID-19 travel restrictions for Amsterdam, Netherlands if I’m coming from Cardiff, United Kingdom?

International travel from Cardiff, United Kingdom to Amsterdam, Netherlands is: Partially open.

Can I enter Netherlands if coming from United Kingdom?

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

Am I required to self-quarantine upon arrival to Amsterdam if traveling from Cardiff?

Conditions of entry:

  • 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
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
  • Health declaration required

What measures do I need to follow in Amsterdam, Netherlands due to the pandemic?

All travelers in Netherlands must observe the following coronavirus safety measures:

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

The information above was last checked on 10/17/21; however, this can change before your date of travel so please make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your upcoming trip from Cardiff to Amsterdam.

What travel restrictions, such as quarantine measures, should I be aware of for my journey back to Cardiff, United Kingdom from Amsterdam, Netherlands?

Return travel to Cardiff, United Kingdom from Netherlands is: Partially open.

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

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

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

Requirements for reentering United Kingdom:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • 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
  • 10-day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers vaccinated under the UK vaccine programme are exempt from mandatory quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

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

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

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

The above information about your return travel to Cardiff, United Kingdom was last verified on 10/19/21. 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 Cardiff from Amsterdam.

How do I reach Amsterdam from Cardiff?

You can travel between Cardiff and Amsterdam 2 different ways: flight or bus.

What is the cheapest way to get from Cardiff to Amsterdam?

The cheapest way to get from Cardiff to Amsterdam is by taking a bus. You can find average ticket prices around $48 (€39) compared to other travel options to Amsterdam:

Taking a bus is about $154 (€126) less than taking a flight, which costs on average $202 (€165) for this route.

What is the quickest way from Cardiff to Amsterdam?

The quickest way to travel to Amsterdam from Cardiff 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, going by bus can take 19 h 5 min   on average.

What is the distance between Cardiff and Amsterdam?

The distance from Cardiff to Amsterdam is approximately 348 miles (561 km).

Where do people depart from and arrive in when traveling from Cardiff to Amsterdam?

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

  • Most travelers board their plane from Cardiff Airport and arrive in Amsterdam Airport Schiphol.
  • Most travelers board their bus from Cardiff, Sophia Gardens and arrive in Amsterdam, Sloterdijk.
Which travel operators can get me to Amsterdam from Cardiff?

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Cardiff to Amsterdam:

  • You can take a flight from Cardiff to Amsterdam with KLM. Cheap tickets can be found for $202 (€165) with KLM from Cardiff to Amsterdam.
  • You can take a bus from Cardiff to Amsterdam with Flixbus. Cheap tickets can be found for $48 (€39) with Flixbus from Cardiff to Amsterdam.
Where should I go next after I travel to Amsterdam from Cardiff?
Many of our customers traveling from Cardiff to Amsterdam don't make Amsterdam their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after Amsterdam are Paris, London or Brussels, either of which you could add to your trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Amsterdam to any of these top destinations today!
When should I purchase a ticket from Cardiff to Amsterdam online to score the best deals?

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

  • A plane ticket is costing on average $202 (€165) one way for this trip.
  • A bus ticket costs $48 (€39) one way on average for this trip.

But we recommend booking Cardiff 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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