How to travel from Cardiff to Amsterdam

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from Cardiff to Amsterdam

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

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To get from Cardiff to Amsterdam on Jul 06 we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

10:55AMCardiff Airport1h20 01:15PMAmsterdam Airport Schiphol
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05:50AMCardiff Airport1h25 08:15AMAmsterdam Airport Schiphol
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Travel Information to Amsterdam from Cardiff

distanceDistance348 miles (561 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight, ferry or train
fastestFastest modeFlight • $204 (€182) • 1 h 20 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or KLM Cityhopper

Take a bus, flight, ferry or train to travel 348 miles (561 km) from Cardiff to Amsterdam. The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Flixbus or KLM Cityhopper among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Cardiff to Amsterdam.

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FAQs

Travel between Cardiff, 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 Cardiff?

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 6/27/22. 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 from Cardiff to Amsterdam.

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

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

Entry into United Kingdom is allowed for: Entry is fully 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:

  • There are no current restrictions

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

The above information about your return travel to Cardiff, United Kingdom was last verified on 7/4/22. 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 Cardiff from Amsterdam.

There are 4 ways that you can travel from Cardiff to Amsterdam. You can take a bus, flight, ferry or train.

The cheapest way to go to Amsterdam from Cardiff is by taking a ferry, which costs on average $1 (€1).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Amsterdam:

Taking a ferry is usually $87 (€78) less than taking a bus to Amsterdam, which costs on average $87 (€78) for the same trip.

A ferry is $204 (€182) less than a flight for this trip with tickets for a flight from Cardiff to Amsterdam costing on average $204 (€182).

Taking a ferry is usually $2 (€2) less than taking a train to Amsterdam, which costs on average $2 (€2) for the same trip.

The fastest way from Cardiff to Amsterdam is by flight with an average journey time of 1 h 20 min.

There are alternative travel options to Amsterdam that can usually take longer:

In comparison, going by bus can take 16 h 25 min   on average.

In comparison, taking a ferry requires on average 0 h 0 min   of travel time.

In comparison, going by train can take 7 h 52 min   on average.

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

The average frequency per day from Cardiff to Amsterdam is:

  • 1 train per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route to Amsterdam from Cardiff 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 Cardiff to Amsterdam:

  • Buses from Cardiff to Amsterdam most often leave from Cardiff, Sophia Gardens and arrive in Amsterdam, Radarweg (Sloterdijk).
  • Flights most often depart from Cardiff at Cardiff Airport and arrive in Amsterdam at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol.
  • Trains mostly depart from Cardiff Central and arrive in Amsterdam Centraal.

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

  • Flixbus can get you to Amsterdam by bus. You can find a good deal for bus tickets with Flixbus from Cardiff to Amsterdam for $87 (€78) on Omio.
  • Travel with KLM Cityhopper for flights to Amsterdam. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for KLM Cityhopper Cardiff to Amsterdam tickets on Omio for $204 (€182).
Looking to extend your trip from Cardiff to Amsterdam? Many Omio customers who go from Cardiff to Amsterdam usually extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Paris, London or Brussels. If you're looking to explore Paris, London or Brussels from Amsterdam, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.

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

  • A bus ticket for this route costs on average $87 (€78) one way.
  • A plane ticket costs $204 (€182) one way on average for this journey.
  • A ferry ticket costs $1 (€1) one way on average for this route.
  • A train ticket costs $2 (€2) one way on average for this route.

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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