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Coach Information between Cardiff and Amsterdam

distanceDistance348 miles (561 km)
durationAverage coach duration19 h 5 min
priceAverage coach ticket price£50 (€56)
changesDirect coachYes
carriersCoach companiesNational Express

Coaches from Cardiff to Amsterdam cover the 348 miles (561 km) long route taking on average 19 h 5 min with our travel partners like National Express. There are direct coach services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around £50, you can find the cheapest coach ticket for as low as £44. Travellers depart most frequently from Cardiff Central and arrive in Amsterdam, Sloterdijk.

Coach companies

National Express coaches between Cardiff and Amsterdam

Travel between Cardiff and Amsterdam from £44 with Omio’s coach partners National Express! You can find the best timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the most convenient trip for you.

National Express

National Express is a great way to travel comfortably and affordably between Cardiff and Amsterdam. As the UK’s leading long-distance coach operator, National Express offers hundreds of routes to cities, towns and major airports throughout the country with maximum savings and comfort in mind for each passenger. Omio shows you National Express coach timetables and ticket options for the Cardiff to Amsterdam route, so you can find the cheapest deals to travel by coach. On a National Express coach, you can expect to travel 348 miles (561 km) from Cardiff to Amsterdam.

All coaches from National Express provide air conditioning, free WiFi and onboard entertainment to keep you feeling comfortable and entertained during a long trip. Most coaches have seat belts and power outlets in every seat, perfect if you need to charge your phone or laptop. There are three different tickets that you can pick for the Cardiff to Amsterdam coach: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare. If you’re looking for more flexibility on cancelling or changing your coach ticket easily, we recommend booking the Fully Flexible Fare option.

National Express 's current ticket policies due to COVID-19 for your coach between Cardiff and Amsterdam are the following:

  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended
  • Pre-reservation / seat allocation
  • Verification of ticket with valid ID
  • Exceptions to waive change or cancellation fees policy
  • For journeys between July 1st and October 31, 2020, the following change and refund policies apply:
    • Restricted ticket: One change is allowed free of charge
    • Standard ticket: Full refund or one change is allowed free of charge
    • Fully flexible ticket: Unlimited changes to time or date are allowed
    • All change and refund requests must be made at least 24 hours before the original outbound journey. Partial refunds are not allowed.

Buses from Cardiff to Amsterdam

Several daily buses connect Cardiff with Amsterdam. Most require only a single coach change, at London Victoria coach station, but a few have an additional change at London Heathrow. The first bus of the day leaves Cardiff at 2:40 a.m. and arrives into Amsterdam at 8:10 p.m. It requires one change. The last bus of the day leaves Cardiff at 5:00 p.m. and arrives into Amsterdam at 11:00 a.m. the following morning. It also requires only one change. National Express operates the section of the journey as far as London Victoria. Eurolines operates the second stage to Amsterdam. Most services connect with the ferry at Dover and cross to ports in either Belgium or the Netherlands.

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FAQs
What are the travel restrictions for Amsterdam, Netherlands if I'm coming from Cardiff, United Kingdom by coach?

Travel by coach between Cardiff, United Kingdom and Amsterdam, Netherlands is: Partially open.

Is international entry into Amsterdam from Cardiff restricted?

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

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Netherlands from Cardiff?

Entry Requirements:

  • 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 are the safety rules to follow in Amsterdam, Netherlands?

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

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

The above information was last checked on 17/10/2021. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your coach from Cardiff to Amsterdam closer to your date of departure here.

What restrictions are there on reentering United Kingdom from Amsterdam, Netherlands?

The current restriction level for your return trip by coach from Amsterdam to Cardiff is: Partially open

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to United Kingdom from Netherlands?

Reentry to United Kingdom is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Netherlands

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in United Kingdom from Amsterdam?

What are the entry requirements?

  • 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 safety rules to follow in Cardiff, United Kingdom?

The government of United Kingdom has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

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

Last verified on 17/10/2021. We do our best to keep this information up to date, but regulations can change so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your Amsterdam to Cardiff coach here.

How much does a cheap coach between Cardiff and Amsterdam cost?
If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find a cheap coach between Cardiff and Amsterdam for as little as £44  in the next 7 days.
What is the average cost of a coach from Cardiff to Amsterdam?
In the next 7 days you’ll find that the average cost of a coach ticket from Cardiff to Amsterdam is £50  one way.
How far is it from Cardiff to Amsterdam by coach?
The coach distance from Cardiff to Amsterdam is around 348 miles (561 km).
What is the average Cardiff to Amsterdam coach duration?
The Cardiff to Amsterdam coach duration is on average 19 h 5 min, which is to be expected when travelling 348 miles (561 km) to Amsterdam from Cardiff. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays.
Which coach station from Cardiff to Amsterdam do I depart from? Which Amsterdam coach station from Cardiff do I arrive in?

When taking a coach from Cardiff, you have a couple of coach stations you can depart from including Cardiff, Sophia Gardens, Cardiff, University and Cardiff, National Museum (Stop Rg). When you arrive in Amsterdam, your coach can arrive in coach stations including Amsterdam, Sloterdijk, Amsterdam, Sloterdijk and Amsterdam, Centraal.

Omio customers travelling this route book their coaches from Cardiff Central   to Amsterdam, Sloterdijk.

Where do I find the Cardiff coach station to Amsterdam? Where is the Amsterdam coach station?

You can find the most popular departure coach station for this journey, Cardiff Central, located approximately 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city centre of Cardiff. The most popular arrival coach station in Amsterdam, called Amsterdam, Sloterdijk, is located around 2 mile (s) / 3 km away from its city centre.

Which coach companies can get me from Cardiff to Amsterdam?
If you're looking for coaches from Cardiff to Amsterdam, you can rely on National Express to get you to Amsterdam. It's also good to check out all possible coach companies for the Cardiff to Amsterdam journey to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
When is the earliest coach from Cardiff to Amsterdam? When is the last coach from Cardiff to Amsterdam?
The first Cardiff to Amsterdam coach departs at 11: 15   and the last coach from Cardiff to Amsterdam leaves at 11: 45. Check out the most up-to-date Cardiff to Amsterdam coach timetable on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.
When should I purchase Cardiff Amsterdam coach tickets to score the best deals?
In general, we recommend booking tickets for coaches in advance to score the best deals from all possible coach companies offering this route and save money. If you book coach tickets from Cardiff to Amsterdam within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average £50 one way. To find the best prices for this journey, consider booking your coach ticket from Cardiff to Amsterdam a few months in advance.

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