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Train Information between Amsterdam and Cardiff

distanceDistance348 miles (561 km)
frequencyTrain frequency1 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there is 1 direct train a day

Trains from Amsterdam to Cardiff cover the 348 miles (561 km) long journey taking on average 9 h 58 min with our travel partners like. Normally, there is 1 train operating per day, including direct services available. Travellers depart most frequently from Amsterdam Centraal and arrive in Cardiff Central.

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FAQs
Am I allowed to travel by train from Amsterdam, Netherlands to Cardiff, United Kingdom?

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

Is international entry into Cardiff 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?

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

The above information was last checked on 18/10/2021. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train between Amsterdam and Cardiff closer to your date of departure here.

What is the restriction level for the return leg of a round trip journey from Cardiff, United Kingdom to Amsterdam, Netherlands?

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

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

Entry into Netherlands 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?

Requirements for reentering:

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

Last checked on 17/10/2021. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to the travel date of your train to Amsterdam from Cardiff.

What is the distance by train from Amsterdam to Cardiff?
When travelling this route you should expect the distance from Amsterdam to Cardiff via train to be approximately 348 miles (561 km).
How long is the train from Amsterdam to Cardiff?
The Amsterdam to Cardiff train duration is on average 9 h 58 min, which is to be expected when travelling 348 miles (561 km) from Amsterdam to Cardiff. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays.
What is the departure train station in Amsterdam and arrival train station in Cardiff?

When taking a train from Amsterdam, you have a couple of train stations you can depart from including Amsterdam Centraal and Amsterdam Sloterdijk. When you arrive in Cardiff, your train can arrive in train stations including Cardiff Central, Cardiff (Queen Street) and Cardiff (Cathays).

Omio customers travelling this route book their trains from Amsterdam Centraal   to Cardiff Central.

Where is the Amsterdam train station located? Where is the Cardiff train station located?

Passengers board the train most frequently from Amsterdam Centraal, which is located around 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Cardiff Central, located 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from the city centre.

How many trains per day are there from Amsterdam to Cardiff?
On average, there is 1 train a day from Amsterdam to Cardiff. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Amsterdam
Cardiff
Amsterdam Centraal is the most popular Amsterdam railway station for Omio travellers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Amsterdam for your journey to Cardiff.
Amenities at station
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LockersLockers
ParkingParking
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Ticket office hours
Mon - Sun: 05: 50 - 20: 59
Connections to/from station
Tram lines: 2, 12, 4, 14, 13, 24, 17, 26
Train lines: Intercity, Intercity Express, Sprinter, Nightjet
Metro lines: 51, 53, 54, 52
Bus lines: GVB 18, 21, 22, 48, 248, 281, 282, 283, 284, 285, 287, 288, 289, 291, 293, Connexxion 391, 394, N57, N47, N91, N94, EBS 305, 306, 314, 316, N01, N04, N10, N14
Ferry lines: 901, 906, 902, 907, 905