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from London to Amsterdam

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

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To get from London to Amsterdam on Sep 29 we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

04:50PMLondon Luton Airport1h00 06:50PMAmsterdam Airport Schiphol
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$761One-way
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04:50PMLondon Luton Airport1h00 06:50PMAmsterdam Airport Schiphol
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$761One-way
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11:45AMLondon Stansted Airport1h05 01:50PMAmsterdam Airport Schiphol
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$761One-way
11:04AMLondon St Pancras International4h07 04:11PMAmsterdam Centraal
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$2121One-way
03:30PMLondon City Airport1h05 05:35PMAmsterdam Airport Schiphol
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$2731One-way

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Tue
Sep 28
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$133easyJet
Wed
Sep 29
$188Eurostar
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$68easyJet
Thu
Sep 30
$166Eurostar
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$69easyJet
Fri
Oct 1
$132Eurostar
$46Flixbus
$63easyJet
Sat
Oct 2
$223Eurostar
$46Flixbus
$69easyJet
Sun
Oct 3
$207Eurostar
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Mon
Oct 4
$178Eurostar
$43Flixbus
$58easyJet
Tue
Oct 5
$154Eurostar
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$53easyJet
Wed
Oct 6
$124Eurostar
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$53easyJet
Thu
Oct 7
$130Eurostar
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Fri
Oct 8
$188Eurostar
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$49easyJet
Sat
Oct 9
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$53Flixbus
$52easyJet
Sun
Oct 10
$140Eurostar
$56Flixbus
$49easyJet
Mon
Oct 11
$154Eurostar
$46Flixbus
$49easyJet
Tue
Oct 12
$113Eurostar
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$46easyJet
Wed
Oct 13
$113Eurostar
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$49easyJet
Thu
Oct 14
$130Eurostar
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$59easyJet
Fri
Oct 15
$163Eurostar
$46Flixbus
$58easyJet
Sat
Oct 16
$202Eurostar
$46Flixbus
$55easyJet
Sun
Oct 17
$152Eurostar
$56Flixbus
$46easyJet
Mon
Oct 18
$154Eurostar
$43Flixbus
$46easyJet

Travel Information between London and Amsterdam

distanceDistance221 miles (356 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight or train
priceTicket price range$56 - $280
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $56 (€45) • 11 h 55 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $62 (€50) • 1 h
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus, easyJet or Eurostar

Travel 221 miles (356 km) by bus, flight or train from London to Amsterdam. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $56 (€45). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Flixbus, easyJet or Eurostar among others. Travelers can even take a direct flight or train from London to Amsterdam.

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How to Travel from London to Amsterdam

Travelers journey from London to Amsterdam frequently for both business and leisure. It is convenient to travel from London to Amsterdam by plane, train or bus with direct routes departing multiple times per day. Key departure points in London include London Victoria bus station, St Pancras International train station, and London Gatwick airport.

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London to Amsterdam Travel Comparison

Average Price

Travel Time

Cheapest Time to Book

Bus

€33

8:55 h

1 Month Ahead

Train

€105

4:29 h

2 Weeks Ahead

Flights

€61

1:00 h

1 Week Ahead

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

Cheapest way to travel from London to Amsterdam

Taking the bus is the cheapest way to travel from London to Amsterdam. Buses traveling from London to Amsterdam depart from London's Victoria coach station and take at least 9 hours to arrive at Amsterdam's Sloterdijk bus station. 8 buses travel from London to Amsterdam everyday with the first bus departing at 10:00 a.m. Bus companies that travel from London to Amsterdam include National Express, Ouibus, and Flixbus.

Fastest way to travel from London to Amsterdam

Flying is the fastest way to travel from London to Amsterdam. Taking a flight is 3:30 h faster than taking the train and approximately 8 hours faster than taking the bus. Flying is always the fastest option, even when traveling to and from London and Amsterdam's airports is taken into consideration. Flights traveling from London to Amsterdam depart from one of London's 6 airports and arrive at Amsterdam's Schiphol airport. Airlines that travel directly from London to Amsterdam include British Airways, KLM, Air France, CityJet, and EasyJet.

Most popular way to travel from London to Amsterdam

Taking a flight is the most popular way to travel from London to Amsterdam. Even when traveling from London's city center to the airport is taken into consideration, the cost of traveling from London to Amsterdam with a budget airline is far cheaper than traveling via Eurostar train. However, traveling from London to Amsterdam by train is also a popular option for those who would prefer to avoid the airport.

How to get from London to Amsterdam

The Best Way According to our Users

Whether it is for business or leisure, in order to travel from London to Amsterdam, 53,13% of our customers choose the train as their preferred mode of transportation. By traveling by train on this route, you can enjoy the comfort of spacious seats, spectacular views—and in some cases free Wi-Fi—in both second and first class. Our customers have decided that the train is the best way to get from London to Amsterdam and have chosen to enjoy this fast, safe and efficient way to arrive at their destination. Taking the train also avoids long lines or potential expenses for transfers to/from the station—especially since most main railway stations are located in the city center. Train companies in Europe vary from country to country, but most of them offer high-speed train routes, therefore when you add up at the end-to-end journey time, the train is often also the fastest way to get to your destination.

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Attractions in Amsterdam

Amsterdam is a vibrant international city that draws more than 5 million international visitors per year. Some of Amsterdam's main attractions include the historic canals, the Van Gogh Museum, the Rijksmuseum, Anne Frank's House, the red-light district and the city's many coffee shops.

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FAQs
Is international travel between London, United Kingdom and Amsterdam, Netherlands allowed?

International travel from London, 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 London?

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
  • 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 9/26/21; 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 to Amsterdam from London.

What are the COVID-19 restrictions on returning to United Kingdom from Amsterdam, Netherlands?

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

Is my journey back to London from Amsterdam restricted?

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

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

Conditions of reentry into United Kingdom:

  • 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 coronavirus safety measures I need to follow in London, United Kingdom?

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

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

This information about your return travel to United Kingdom was last checked on 9/26/21. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to London from Amsterdam closer to your date of departure here.

How do I reach Amsterdam from London?

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

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

The cheapest way to travel from London to Amsterdam is by taking a bus with an average price of $56 (€45).

This is compared to other travel options to Amsterdam:

Taking a bus is usually $6 (€5) less than taking a flight to Amsterdam, which costs on average $62 (€50) for the same trip.

A bus is generally $224 (€180) less than a train for the same journey. Taking a train costs on average $280 (€225) from London to Amsterdam.

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

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

In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 11 h 55 min   of travel time.

In comparison, going by train can take 4 h 7 min   on average.

How far is Amsterdam from London?

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

How many services a day are there between London and Amsterdam?

The average frequency per day from London to Amsterdam is:

  • 1 train a day.

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

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

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

  • Most travelers take a bus from London, Victoria Coach Station to Amsterdam, Sloterdijk.
  • Most travelers catch their flight from London Heathrow Airport and arrive in Amsterdam Airport Schiphol.
  • Most travelers catch their train from London Victoria and arrive in Amsterdam Centraal.
Which travel companies can take me from London to Amsterdam?

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

  • Travel with Flixbus to go to Amsterdam by bus. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Flixbus London to Amsterdam tickets on Omio for $56 (€45).
  • Travel with easyJet for flights to Amsterdam. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for easyJet London to Amsterdam tickets on Omio for $62 (€50).
  • Eurostar can take you to Amsterdam by train. If searching for a good deal on trains, you can find tickets for Eurostar from London to Amsterdam for $280 (€225).
Can I travel directly between London and Amsterdam?

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

  • You can travel directly by train with Eurostar with 1 direct train per day.

Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Amsterdam as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets to Amsterdam from London.

What other destinations are worth visiting after traveling from London to Amsterdam?
Your trip from London 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, Brussels or Berlin. If you’d like to add Paris, Brussels or Berlin to your London to Amsterdam tour, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Amsterdam today!
How far in advance should I buy my London to Amsterdam one way ticket online to get the best deals?

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

  • Bus tickets cost on average $56 (€45) one way.
  • Plane tickets are costing on average $62 (€50) one way.
  • Train tickets cost on average $280 (€225) one way.

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