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Overview: Coach from Dover to Amsterdam

distanceDistance175 miles (282 km)
changesDirect coachYes
carriersCoach companiesEurolines France, Ouibus or National Express

Coaches from Dover to Amsterdam cover the 175 miles (282 km) long journey with our travel partners like Eurolines France, Ouibus or National Express. There are direct coach services available. Travellers depart most frequently from Dover Priory and arrive in Amsterdam, Radarweg (Sloterdijk).

Coach companies: National Express Dover to Amsterdam

National Express will get you from Dover to Amsterdam at great prices. With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best coach times, prices and tickets for your trip.

National Express

National Express is the UK’s leading long-distance coach provider operating over 550 coaches per day and serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express also operates coach services to all major UK airports, such as Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Luton and Bristol, 24 hours a day. All National Express coaches have air conditioning and provide free WiFi access along with onboard entertainment. Most coaches come with seat belts and power outlets at every seat, so you can charge your phone or laptop during a long journey. For your coach from Dover to Amsterdam, you can select from three ticket fares: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare.

    When purchasing your National Express coach tickets from Dover to Amsterdam, keep the following coronavirus related policies and recommendations in mind outlined by our travel partner:

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

    What is the status of international entry into Netherlands from United Kingdom?

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

    Do I need to self-quarantine on arrival in Netherlands from Dover?

    Conditions of entry:

    • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
    • 10-day mandatory self-quarantine
    • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 5 in quarantine
    • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 48 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 24 hours prior to arrival
    • Health declaration required

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

    When travelling in Netherlands, you must follow these COVID-19 safety rules:

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

    The information above was last checked on 20/01/2022. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your coach between Dover and Amsterdam before travelling.

    Do I need to quarantine when I return to United Kingdom from Amsterdam, Netherlands?

    Return travel from Netherlands to United Kingdom is: Partially open.

    Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Dover from Amsterdam?

    Entry into 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?

    Requirements for reentering:

    • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival for unvaccinated travellers
    • Prebook and pay for day 2 and day 8 COVID-19 PCR tests for unvaccinated travellers
    • 10-day mandatory self-quarantine
    • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
    • Prebook and pay for a COVID-19 test, to be taken on the end of day 1 for vaccinated travellers
    • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
    • 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:

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

    Last checked on 21/01/2022. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to the travel date of your coach to Dover from Amsterdam.

    What is the distance from Dover to Amsterdam via coach?

    The coach distance from Dover to Amsterdam is around 175 miles (282 km).

    When travelling by coach from Dover to Amsterdam, which coach station in Dover do I depart from and which coach station in Amsterdam do I arrive in?

    There are a few coach stations in Dover to start your trip from including Dover, Pencester Road (stop X), Dover, Foot Passenger Terminal and Dover, Eastern Docks. In Amsterdam you have a few coach station options to choose from for your arrival including Amsterdam, Radarweg (Sloterdijk), Amsterdam, Centraal and Amsterdam, Amstel.

    Omio customers travelling this route depart most frequently from Dover Priory   and arrive in Amsterdam, Radarweg (Sloterdijk).

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

    Passengers board the coach most frequently from Dover Priory, which is located around 0.6 miles (903 m) away from the city centre, and they get off the coach at Amsterdam, Radarweg (Sloterdijk), located 2.5 miles (4 km) away from the city centre.

    Which coach companies can take me from Dover to Amsterdam?

    For the best Dover to Amsterdam coach to buy, you can travel safely and comfortably with Eurolines France, Ouibus or National Express. However, it's always good to check all possible coach companies with services from Dover to Amsterdam to compare what amenities they may offer.