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Overview: Train from Amsterdam to 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 trip 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

Are there COVID-19 travel restrictions for trains from Amsterdam to Cardiff?

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

Can I enter United Kingdom from Netherlands?

International entry status: 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 entry:

  • 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 Cardiff, United Kingdom?

All travellers in United Kingdom must observe these coronavirus safety measures:

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

The information above was last checked on 27/01/2022. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train from Amsterdam to Cardiff as this information can change.

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

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 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?

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 27/01/2022. 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 to Cardiff from Amsterdam by train?

You should expect to travel around 348 miles (561 km)  from Amsterdam to Cardiff by train.

How long is the train journey between Amsterdam and Cardiff?

The train time from Amsterdam to Cardiff is on average 9 h 58 min  for the 348 miles (561 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go to Cardiff from Amsterdam by train can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and holidays.

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

Some of the Amsterdam train stations to Cardiff you can start your journey from include Amsterdam Centraal and Amsterdam Sloterdijk. Similarly, some of the arrival train stations in Cardiff include Cardiff Central, Cardiff (Queen Street) and Cardiff (Cathays).

When travelling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Amsterdam Centraal   and arriving in Cardiff Central.

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

Passengers board the train most frequently from Amsterdam Centraal, which is located around 0.6 miles (916 m) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Cardiff Central, located 0.2 miles (425 m) away from the city centre.

How many train services per day are there between Amsterdam and 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

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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.
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Public transport options for Amsterdam Centraal
Metro lines: 51, 53, 54, 52
Tram lines: 2, 12, 4, 14, 13, 24, 17, 26
Ferry lines: 901, 906, 902, 907, 905
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
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