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Buses to Amsterdam
Buses and coaches arrive in Amsterdam from every major city in Europe, with Ouibus, Eurolines and Flixbus being some of the most popular with travellers in the western part of Europe.
Eurolines, Flixbus and Ouibus all run a good direct service between London Victoria and either Amsterdam Sloterdijk or Amsterdam Amstel, depending on what bus operator you decide to travel with. The journey time is approximately 11 hours from London; fares include the ferry crossing or channel tunnel. Overnight sleeper coaches to Amsterdam are also available for travellers.
Amsterdam Sloterdijk station is situated in the western part of the city. From here, visitors can take the Intercity or Sprinter train service to Amsterdam Centraal located in the heart of the city. This journey takes on average about 8 minutes in total. However, as bicycles are so popular here, a bit of pedal power may be the best way to see the city. Many coach operators will let you take your own bike for a small surcharge, but be sure to check this in advance. Alternatively, reasonably good bikes can be hired from dozens of locations all over Amsterdam.
Bus companies from London to Amsterdam
If travelling by bus from outside of London, a change will be required at London Victoria Station. However, from here there are several options for bus companies that go to Amsterdam, meaning there are lots of choices to be had.
Buses to Amsterdam from London
Buses to Amsterdam from London
Buses to London to Amsterdam
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From Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Amsterdam Sightseeing
If you’re raring to go after a long coach journey or can’t check into your accommodation straight away then we’ve put together the perfect list of what’s on offer just 30 minutes away from Amsterdam Sloterdijk Bus Station.
Just a short bus ride and you’ll be at Westergasfabriek. The old factory first opened in 1885, it has recently been refurbished and is now a hub of bars, restaurants, and shops. Located on the edge of Westerpark, its the perfect place to unwind after a long journey.
If you want to rent a bike but have to think about your luggage, then hop on the sprinter train from Sloterdijk station to Amsterdam Centraal. Here, you can leave your luggage in the storage lockers and then head to one of the many bike rental places nearby to start exploring.
If you’re in need of a drink or a bite to eat then just a short hop on the bus and you’ll be at Waterkant, a bar set right on the river that's in the foot of a multi-storey car park. The perfect place to watch Dutch life go by.
Get that culture hit straight away by taking the tram from just outside Sloterdijk station and visit the Van Gogh Museum, leave your bags in the cloakroom and enjoy the extraordinary works of art the museum has to offer.
Fancy a trip on the Canal? Then take the tram towards Rijksmuseum, there you can get on the hop-on hop-off boat that will take you on a unique tour around Amsterdam’s famous canal network.
Important Stations and Airports for this Journey
Amsterdam City Centre
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