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Coach Information from Dover to Amsterdam

distanceDistance175 miles (282 km)
priceAverage coach ticket price£117 (€132)
changesDirect coachYes
carriersCoach companiesEurolines France, Ouibus or National Express

Coaches from Dover to Amsterdam cover the 175 miles (282 km) long route with our travel partners like Eurolines France, Ouibus or National Express. There are direct coach services available. You can get the cheapest coach tickets for this route for as low as £93, but the average price of coach tickets is £117. Travellers depart most frequently from Dover Priory and arrive in Amsterdam, Sloterdijk.

Coach companies

National Express coaches between Dover and Amsterdam

Travel from Dover to Amsterdam from £93 with Omio’s coach partners National Express! You can find the best timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the most convenient journey for you.

National Express

Taking the coach with National Express is a great way to travel between Dover and Amsterdam! National Express is the UK’s leading coach operator with hundreds of routes to cities, towns and major airports throughout the country at affordable prices. As an official travel partner of National Express, Omio shows you the best deals for National Express coach tickets from Dover to Amsterdam, so you can book the cheapest, fastest or earliest ticket. Simply choose the best times and tickets available for the Dover to Amsterdam journey on Omio. You can expect to travel around 175 miles (282 km) between Dover and Amsterdam on a National Express coach.

All National Express coaches have air conditioning and free WiFi access as well as onboard entertainment. Most coaches have seat belts and power outlets in every seat, so you can charge your phone or laptop during a long route. You can select from three ticket options for the Dover 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.

Operator ticket policies for COVID

  • 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.

Coaches from Dover to Amsterdam

Travelling by coach from Dover to Amsterdam is a relaxing and straightforward way of making the journey and is very cost-effective when compared to flying. There is one direct service a day with a journey time of just under ten hours and a further three connecting routes that can have overall journey times of up to 23 hours. There is a similar timetable in place seven days a week. Departures are from Dover Eastern Docks Ferry Terminal with arrivals at either Amsterdam Sloterdijk or Amsterdam Duivendrecht train stations.

Which coach companies travel from Dover to Amsterdam?

The direct service from Dover to Amsterdam is operated by BlaBlaBus, a new provider with striking coral buses. Connecting routes are provided by BlaBlaBus and Eurolines, the European subsidiary of National Express Coaches. All routes have modern coaches with WiFi, toilets and, in many cases, individual power sockets.

How long is the coach from Dover to Amsterdam?

Direct coaches from Dover to Amsterdam take nine hours 45 minutes while connecting routes take between 16 hours and 23 and a half hours depending on the waiting time for transfers. These routes involve either one or two connections, which are made at Paris or Paris and The Hague.

How many coaches are there from Dover to Amsterdam?

There is one daily direct departure from Dover to Amsterdam and a further three coaches on connecting routes. The same timetable operates seven days a week with departures starting at lunchtime and continuing until late in the evening.

What are the departure and arrival stations for coaches from Dover to Amsterdam?

Departure bus station: All coaches from Dover to Amsterdam depart from the Dover Eastern Docks Ferry Terminal. Local buses and taxis link the terminal with the town while the nearest station is approximately 30 minutes walk away. Facilities at Dover Eastern Dock include car parking, WiFi, cash and currency services, toilets, waiting areas, a games room and a range of cafes and fast food outlets.

Arrival bus station: Coaches to Amsterdam from Dover complete their journey at either Amsterdam Sloterdijk or Amsterdam Duivendrecht train stations. Both are in the city suburbs and have local transport links on trains and buses. Among the facilities at both stations are car and bicycle parking, taxi ranks, car hire desks, waiting areas, WiFi, toilets, shops, bars and cafes.

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FAQs
Are there any COVID-19 restrictions for international travel by coach between Dover and Amsterdam?

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

Is international entry into Amsterdam from Dover 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 Dover?

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 between Dover and Amsterdam closer to your date of departure here.

Are there travel restrictions, such as quarantine measures, in place when returning to Dover, United Kingdom from Amsterdam, Netherlands?

The restriction level for your return coach to Dover, United Kingdom from Amsterdam is: Partially open.

Is my return coach into Dover from Amsterdam restricted?

International entry 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?

Conditions of reentry:

  • 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 Dover, United Kingdom?

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

  • Social distancing required: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask required: Regional advice

Last checked on 18/10/2021. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your coach to Dover from Amsterdam closer to your date of departure here.

How much do cheap coach tickets from Dover to Amsterdam cost?
Looking to save money on your journey? Omio customers have found the cheapest coach to Amsterdam from Dover for the next 7 days starting from £93  one way.
What is the cost of a coach ticket from Dover to Amsterdam on average?
The Dover to Amsterdam coach ticket price is on average £117  if you are looking to purchase your tickets for this journey in the next week.
What is the distance by coach from Dover to Amsterdam?
When travelling this route you should expect the distance between Dover and Amsterdam via coach to be approximately 175 miles (282 km).
What is the departure coach station in Dover and arrival coach station in Amsterdam?

When taking the coach from Dover to Amsterdam, you can choose to depart from coach stations like Dover, Pencester Road (stop X), Dover, Foot Passenger Terminal and Dover, Eastern Docks. Your journey can end in coach stations such as Amsterdam, Sloterdijk, Amsterdam, Sloterdijk and Amsterdam, Centraal.

Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Dover Priory   and arrive in Amsterdam, Sloterdijk.

Where is the coach station in Dover? Where is the coach station in Amsterdam?

You can find the most popular departure coach station for this journey, Dover Priory, located approximately 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city centre of Dover. 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 take me from Dover to Amsterdam?
When taking a coach from Dover to Amsterdam, you can count on Eurolines France, Ouibus or National Express for the best way to get you to Amsterdam. You can also check all possible coach companies who offer a service between Dover and Amsterdam and compare the amenities they offer before buying a coach ticket.
When can I take the first coach from Dover to Amsterdam? When can I take the last coach for the day?
The first coach from Dover to Amsterdam leaves at 12: 40   and the last coach for this leaves at 12: 40. Omio shows you the latest coach from Dover to Amsterdam times to help you book the best departure time for this route.
How early should I buy Dover to Amsterdam coach tickets to get the best deals?
If you purchase Dover to Amsterdam coach tickets within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average £117. However, booking in advance gives you access to the best prices for coaches to Amsterdam from Dover. Look out for coach tickets for this journey to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.

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