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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 Jun 14 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

11:04AMLondon St Pancras International4h07 04:11PMAmsterdam Centraal
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$2551One-way
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11:04AMLondon St Pancras International4h07 04:11PMAmsterdam Centraal
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$2551One-way

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Jun 13
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$108British Airways
Mon
Jun 14
$255Eurostar
$377KLM
Tue
Jun 15
$173Eurostar
$204KLM
Wed
Jun 16
$128Eurostar
$175British Airways
Thu
Jun 17
$163Eurostar
$204KLM
Fri
Jun 18
$173Eurostar
$77British Airways
Sat
Jun 19
$128Eurostar
$177KLM
Sun
Jun 20
$151Eurostar
$87British Airways
Mon
Jun 21
$160Eurostar
$88British Airways
Tue
Jun 22
$90Eurostar
$154KLM
Wed
Jun 23
$79Eurostar
$77British Airways
Thu
Jun 24
$90Eurostar
$132KLM
Fri
Jun 25
$128Eurostar
$132KLM
Sat
Jun 26
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$84British Airways
Sun
Jun 27
$151Eurostar
$77British Airways
Mon
Jun 28
$108Eurostar
$87British Airways
Tue
Jun 29
$90Eurostar
$132KLM
Wed
Jun 30
$79Eurostar
$108British Airways
Thu
Jul 1
$90Eurostar
$132KLM
Fri
Jul 2
$90Eurostar
$93British Airways
Sat
Jul 3
$83Eurostar
$132KLM

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.

Trains from London to Amsterdam | Buses from London to Amsterdam | Flights from London to Amsterdam

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
What are the international travel restrictions for Netherlands due to COVID-19 if I’m traveling between London and Amsterdam?

Travel from London, United Kingdom to Amsterdam, Netherlands is: Partially open.

Is international entry into Amsterdam from London restricted?

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

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

  • 10-day mandatory quarantine and a negative COVID-19 test issued at most 1 days before arrival
  • A negative result for COVID-19 is a condition to end the quarantine obligation earlier. It is tested in quarantine on day 5

What are the COVID-19 safety measures to follow in Amsterdam, Netherlands?

The government of Netherlands has imposed the following measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

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

The above information was last verified on 6/9/21. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip between London and Amsterdam closer to your planned date of departure here.

Am I required to self-quarantine when I return to London, United Kingdom from Amsterdam, Netherlands?

Return travel to London, 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:

  • 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
  • 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: 2 metre (s) (7 feet)
  • Face masks: Mandatory

The above information about your return travel to London, United Kingdom was last verified on 6/12/21. 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 London from Amsterdam.

How do I reach Amsterdam from London?

There are 4 ways to get from London to Amsterdam: bus, flight, ferry or train.

How far is it from London to Amsterdam?

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

When traveling to Amsterdam from London, where do I depart from London and where do I arrive in Amsterdam?

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

  • Flights mostly leave from London Heathrow Airport and tend to arrive in Amsterdam Airport Schiphol.
  • Buses most often depart from London at London, Victoria Coach Station and arrive in Amsterdam at Amsterdam, Sloterdijk.
  • Trains mostly depart from London Victoria and arrive in Amsterdam Centraal.
Who can get 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:

  • British Airways can take you to Amsterdam by plane. If searching for a good deal on flights, you can find tickets for British Airways from London to Amsterdam for $72 (€56).
  • BlaBlaCar Bus can get you to Amsterdam by bus. You can find a good deal for bus tickets with BlaBlaCar Bus from London to Amsterdam for $74 (€58) on Omio.
  • Travel with Eurostar to go to Amsterdam by train. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Eurostar London to Amsterdam tickets on Omio for $83 (€65).
Is there a direct service from London to Amsterdam?

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

  • You can travel directly by plane with KLM.
  • You can travel directly by train with Eurostar.

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 between London and Amsterdam.

What other destinations are worth visiting after traveling from London to Amsterdam?
Many of our customers who book a trip from London to Amsterdam often extend their vacation and travel to other popular destinations like Paris, Brussels or Berlin. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your London and Amsterdam itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Amsterdam and any of these top destinations today!
How early should I buy London to Amsterdam tickets online to score the best deals?

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

  • Plane tickets are costing on average () one way.
  • Bus tickets are costing () one way on average.
  • Train tickets are costing () one way on average.

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.

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

The cheapest way to get from London to Amsterdam is by taking a flight. You can find average ticket prices around $72 (€56) compared to other travel options to Amsterdam:

A flight is $2 (€2) less than a bus for this trip with tickets for a bus from London to Amsterdam costing on average ().

A flight is generally $12 (€9) less than a train for the same route. Taking a train costs on average () from London to Amsterdam.

What is the fastest way to travel between London and Amsterdam?

The fastest way to get to Amsterdam from London is by flight with an average travel time of 1 h 15 min.

Other travel options to Amsterdam can usually take longer:

In comparison, getting to Amsterdam by bus can take on average 14 h 5 min.

In comparison, getting to Amsterdam by train can take on average 4 h 7 min.

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Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

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Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the bus station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is not located in the city centre but it can be reached by public transport.<br>Metro lines Central, Circle, Hammersmith, City
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