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Coach Information to Amsterdam from London

distanceDistance221 miles (356 km)
durationAverage coach duration12 h
priceAverage coach ticket price£36 (€40)
changesDirect coachYes
carriersCoach companiesEurolines France, Ouibus, Flixbus or National Express

Coaches from London to Amsterdam cover the 221 miles (356 km) long trip taking on average 12 h with our travel partners like Eurolines France, Ouibus, Flixbus or National Express. There are direct coach services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around £36, you can find the cheapest coach ticket for as low as £33. Travellers depart most frequently from London Victoria and arrive in Amsterdam, Sloterdijk.

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Travel with FlixBus and National Express from London to Amsterdam

Find the best coaches between London and Amsterdam with Omio's travel partners FlixBus and National Express from £33. We can find you the best deals, timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the best route.

National Express

FlixBus is one of the most popular low-cost coach providers in Europe. Founded in Germany, FlixBus has expanded its services throughout Europe and even to the United States, giving travellers in both continents the option to take a long-distance coach at an affordable price. FlixBus also operates overnight coaches on select routes throughout Europe. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one hand luggage and one hold luggage bag per person. Additional fees apply for bringing extra luggage and making specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat. Standard amenities onboard include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long coach journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets.

    When you buy your FlixBus coach tickets between London and Amsterdam don't forget to keep the following COVID-19 related policies in mind:

    • Exceptions to waive change or cancellation fees policy
    • All bookings can be canceled up to 15 minutes before departure (a fee may apply).
    • Cancellations made 30 days before departure are free of charge.
    • Canceled tickets are refunded as a voucher, which is valid for 12 months, and is the value of the original booking (minus a cancellation fee, if applicable).
    • Cashless payments recommended
    • Online booking and check-in recommended

    Coaches from London to Amsterdam

    Taking the bus from London to Amsterdam is increasingly popular for the cheap prices available when booking well in advance. The journey, on average, is between 10 and 12 hours, and run from Victoria Coach Station several times a day. See below for tips on booking cheap tickets, as well as more information on the journey.

    London to Amsterdam Coach Cost

    Prices for buses from London to Amsterdam when you book in advance

    Booking Period Average Price
    Same Day £37.63
    1 Day in Advance £31.78
    1 Week in Advance £27.59
    2 Weeks in Advance £25.92
    1 Month in Advance £23.41
    3 Months in Advance £20.91

    Coaches from London to Amsterdam is one of the most popular routes when it comes to bus travel in Europe. The journey includes the channel ferry crossing between Dover and Calais. Services for this route begin in the morning with several buses leaving throughout the day up until the last departing in the late evening. The full journey time varies between 10 and 12 hours in total depending on traffic.

    The table illustrates that the further in advance travelers book their coach tickets, the more they are likely to save on spendings, although bus tickets from London to Amsterdam are on average reasonably affordable right up until the day of travel.

    Based on Omio's travel data, as the table above clearly illustrates, ticket prices on Eurostar London Amsterdam trains decrease the further you book in advance. So if you have some time to spare and rather spend your money on the vacation itself save by booking the bus from London to Amsterdam!

    • It is 17% cheaper to book a London to Amsterdam bus a day ahead of time rather than purchasing a ticket at the station.
    • It is 31% cheaper to book a bus ticket 1 week in advanced as opposed to the day you intend to travel.
    • Finally, London to Amsterdam bus costs are 47% cheaper when booked 1 month in advance as opposed to purchasing a bus ticket the day of.


    Which Coach Companies go from London to Amsterdam?

    National Express serves the majority of services running from London to Amsterdam.

    When do the first and last coaches of the day depart?

    The first direct bus from London to Amsterdam is at 8am, although buses run from 5am they require passengers to change. The last coach leaving London to Amsterdam is at 11pm and arrives in Amsterdam the next day.

    Where to Coaches from London to Amsterdam Depart from?

    All coach or bus services to Amsterdam start at London Victoria Coach Station which is found to the south west of central London. Victoria Coach Station can be accessed via the District, Victoria and Circle underground lines to Victoria followed by a five-minute walk to the coach station. Numerous London buses also serve Victoria including night bus services operating throughout the night. Getting to London Victoria from Heathrow will take approximately one hour by tube or train and around 10 minutes from central London.

    Where do Coaches from London to Amsterdam arrive?

    The beautiful city of Amsterdam is famed for its tall townhouses with their gabled facades, its abundance of canals, laid-back culture and of course the arts. Coach services from London will arrive in Zeeburg P&R coach park at Zuiderzeeweg, which is found to the east of Central Amsterdam. The quickest way to reach the centre of the city is via the express tram 26 to Central Station or via buses 37 or 245. Journey time for the coach station to central Amsterdam is approximately 10-15 minutes by tram and 20 minutes by bus. Tram services stop during the night but bus services remain in use. Taxis are also available 24 hours a day.

    Walking Around in Amsterdam

    Amsterdam is famous for its vibrant nightlife and cultural diversity, though this magnificent city has a lot more to offer. With canals giving way to quaint cobbled street paths, it's hard not to appreciate travelers' fascination with this city. To immerse yourself in Amsterdam's culture, you need to take a stroll through the city centre. Amsterdam's historic city centre is large and well preserved. Traversing this city centre will allow you to take it in and appreciate its beautiful sights. As you walk through the center of the city, look out for its attractions, such as the bustling Dam Square, the iconic Westerkerk, Begijnhof, and the infamous Red Light District - or simply stroll along the city's many canals. These canals form a unique semi-circle around the city square, and are crossed by several bridges and streets. These historic canals also offer different ways to explore Amsterdam. You can hop onto a canal boat and enjoy the view of the city like never before. Later, head downtown, where you can stop at a local restaurant and indulge in some Dutch delicacies.

    Coffee Places in Amsterdam

    The Netherlands is one of Europe's biggest coffee hubs, and Amsterdam is a testament to this. Lining its beautiful waterfront streets and on every corner of this cosmopolitan city are coffee shops unlike any you'll find elsewhere on the continent. With a robust coffee culture, this city has some of the best craft and specialty coffees the world has to offer. On that list of best coffee places in Amsterdam, The Coffeevine Bar is on a league of its own. Here, each cup of coffee is slowly brewed by devoted baristas, using a filter-equipped apparatus such as an AeroPress, a Clever, or a V60. There is no espresso machine in sight, and the coffee shop masterfully makes filter-only coffees all day long. Another beautiful coffee shop in Amsterdam is Hutspot, featuring beautiful design features that will have you snapping pictures throughout your visit. With a North African influenced interior design, it is the perfect place to sip a latte macchiato on a calm day. Black Gold, on the other hand, serves specialty high-quality coffee and a dose of inspirational music to boot. The coffee and vinyl shop also sells coffee making equipment and features small in-store art exhibits and concerts, complete with a DJ.

    Eating in Amsterdam

    From savory to sweet delicacies, Amsterdam offers a variety of mouthwatering culinary options to the hungry traveler. There are endless opportunities for indulging in both ubiquitous Dutch delights and multicultural cuisines. The Dutch have a fascinating culinary culture. As you travel through Amsterdam, expect to find traditional Dutch food alongside different cuisines such as Japan's sushi or Spain's paella. As you explore Amsterdam city, take your taste buds on a gastronomical tour. To truly embrace the local cuisine, nothing beats a traditional Dutch restaurant where visitors can indulge in conventional Dutch food such as Krokets, Rijsttafel, Bitterballen, and Oliebollon. A beloved local delicacy in Amsterdam is the 'Hollandse Nieuwe' (New Dutch herring). This delicacy features raw herring served with raw gherkins and chopped onions. Whether you are a die-hard vegan, a meat-loving foodie or a vegetarian, Amsterdam restaurants will cater to your needs. Meat lovers can look forward to Persian chicken and the Dutch grilled meats served in modern restaurants. If you fancy vegan pastry, be sure to enjoy muffins or coconut macaroons in any Thai, Italian, or Indian restaurants strewn across the city.

    Best Time to Visit Amsterdam

    With its huge system of canals and waterways, world-famous museums, historical sights, and friendly people, exploring Amsterdam at any time of the year is wonderful. The ideal time for visiting Amsterdam, however, is in the more pleasant months of July, August, and September. During these months, the weather is mild and not too warm to roam around the city, drenched in sweat. It is a perfect time for sightseeing and touring around the city. This is also the season when the city opens itself up to travelers in greater numbers as the parks, beaches, and restaurants are filled with relaxing vacationers. It's an excellent time for long bike rides, and the festival season is in full gear. Here you will enjoy an endless parade of festivals and delightful concerts on canal stages. Spring is also a popular time to visit Amsterdam, mainly because the city becomes a veritable blanket of tulips. These can be seen in dedicated tulip centers, as well as out in the wild in Amsterdam's lush parks, which can be the ideal place to spend a sunny afternoon. Even during the off season (November to mid-December and mid-January to February), Amsterdam isn't short of things to enjoy.

    Public Transport in Amsterdam

    Amsterdam boasts an extensive public transport network, which is run by the GVB Company. It includes buses, metros, trams, trains and ferries to help you get around the capital. Trams are the ideal means of transport for visitors, since they are relatively cheap and provide an interesting way to tour the city. There are 18 different tram lines, which run daily from 6:00 a.m. until 12:15 a.m., and nearly all of Amsterdam's main attractions and museums have a tram stop right outside. However, you need a public transport chip card or a valid ticket from GVB to be able to travel with the tram. Amsterdam buses are also efficient in reaching the nearby attractions of the city. Night buses are also available and start operating at midnight after the trams have stopped running. Just ensure you have the public transport chip, as you cannot purchase a ticket on the bus with cash. The metro system in Amsterdam can also take you quickly through the city. It has four lines of service, which you can board at either Central station, Amstel station or Sloterdijk station. There are also multiple ferries in the city that provide fast and easy transport to, and from, various points in the city.

    Travel Tips

    Buses from London to Amsterdam
    Take the bus to Amsterdam easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from London to Amsterdam.
    Am I allowed to travel by coach from London, United Kingdom to Amsterdam, Netherlands?

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

    Is international entry into Amsterdam from London 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 London?

    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
    • 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 19/09/2021. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your coach from London to Amsterdam closer to your date of departure here.

    Are there restrictions on returning to United Kingdom from Netherlands by coach?

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

    Is my return coach into London 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:

    • 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
    • Travellers vaccinated under the UK vaccine programme are exempt from mandatory quarantine
    • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
    • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

    What are the safety rules to follow in London, 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 20/09/2021. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your coach to London from Amsterdam closer to your date of departure here.

    How much do cheap coach tickets between London and Amsterdam cost?
    If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find a cheap coach between London and Amsterdam for as little as £33  in the next 7 days.
    How much does the coach from London to Amsterdam cost on average?
    The London to Amsterdam coach ticket price is on average £36  if you are looking to purchase your tickets for this journey in the next week.
    How many miles is it from London to Amsterdam by coach?
    When travelling this route you should expect the distance between London and Amsterdam via coach to be approximately 221 miles (356 km).
    How many hours does it take from London to Amsterdam by coach?
    On average the London to Amsterdam coach time is 12 h  covering the 221 miles (356 km) long trip, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and bank holidays.
    When travelling by coach from London to Amsterdam, which coach station in London do I depart from and which coach station in Amsterdam do I arrive in?

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

    Where is the coach station in London to go to Amsterdam? Where is the coach station in Amsterdam located?

    Passengers booking this journey most frequently board their coaches from London Victoria and need to travel around 1 mile (s) / 1 km from the city centre to get to this coach station.

    Passengers arriving in Amsterdam most often arrive at Amsterdam, Sloterdijk and need to travel around 2 mile (s) / 3 km from this coach station to the city centre.

    Which coach companies can take me to Amsterdam from London?
    For the best London to Amsterdam coach to purchase, you can travel safely and comfortably with Eurolines France, Ouibus, Flixbus or National Express. However, it's always good to check all possible coach companies with services to Amsterdam from London to compare what amenities they may offer.
    Are there any London to Amsterdam direct coach services?
    Yes, you can search for direct coaches from London to Amsterdam on Omio with Flixbus, and you won’t need to change in between. Direct coach services tend to offer more convenience and save you time when travelling to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to before you book your coach ticket.
    What time is the earliest coach from London to Amsterdam? What time is the last coach from London to Amsterdam?
    The earliest coach for this trip departs from London at 17: 30. The last coach leaves from London at 22: 45. Check Omio for the latest coach times from London to Amsterdam and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.
    How far in advance should I purchase a coach ticket to Amsterdam from London to get 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 journey and save money. If you book coach tickets to Amsterdam from London within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average £36 one way. To find the best prices for this route, consider booking your coach ticket from London to Amsterdam a few months in advance.

    Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

    London Liverpool Street Stn

    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