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Train Information from Birmingham to Amsterdam

distanceDistance285 miles (460 km)
frequencyTrain frequency1 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there is 1 direct train a day

Trains from Birmingham to Amsterdam cover the 285 miles (460 km) long route taking on average 6 h 49 min with our travel partners like. Normally, there is 1 train operating per day, including direct services available. Travellers depart most frequently from Birmingham New Street and arrive in Amsterdam Centraal.

Trains from Birmingham to Amsterdam

Rail journeys from Birmingham to Amsterdam begin with early morning Virgin trains departures to London Euston and an Underground connection to London St Pancras. Eurostar services depart from St Pancras to Brussels Midi Station roughly every two hours. From Brussels, there are regular high-speed Thalys services to Amsterdam. The total journey time ranges from seven hours and 30 minutes to more than 8 hours, including connections. Eurostar departures are less frequent on Sundays, with fewer morning services. Trains from Birmingham to Amsterdam depart from New Street Station in the heart of the city. Thalys trains from Brussels arrive at Amsterdam Centraal station, located north of the historic city centre.

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Trains from Birmingham to Amsterdam
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FAQs
Are there any COVID-19 restrictions for international travel by train between Birmingham and Amsterdam?

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

Is international entry into Amsterdam from Birmingham 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 Birmingham?

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 24/10/2021. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train from Birmingham to Amsterdam closer to your date of departure here.

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

The current restriction level for your return trip by train from Amsterdam to Birmingham is: Partially open

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to United Kingdom from Netherlands?

Reentry to 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?

What are the 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 Birmingham, United Kingdom?

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

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

Last verified on 25/10/2021. We do our best to keep this information up to date, but regulations can change so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your Amsterdam to Birmingham train here.

How many miles is it from Birmingham to Amsterdam by train?
You should expect to travel around 285 miles (460 km)  between Birmingham and Amsterdam by train.
How long is the train journey from Birmingham to Amsterdam?
On average the train from Birmingham to Amsterdam duration is 6 h 49 min  for the 285 miles (460 km) long journey, but the travel time can vary if you depart on weekends and holidays.
Which train station from Birmingham to Amsterdam do I depart from? Which Amsterdam train station from Birmingham do I arrive in?

When taking the train to Amsterdam from Birmingham, you can choose to depart from train stations like Birmingham New Street and Birmingham Moor Street. Your trip can end in train stations such as Amsterdam Centraal and Amsterdam Sloterdijk.

Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Birmingham New Street   and arrive in Amsterdam Centraal.

Where is the departure train station in Birmingham located? Where is the arrival train station in Amsterdam located?

You can find the most popular departure train station for this route, Birmingham New Street, located approximately 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city centre of Birmingham. The most popular arrival train station in Amsterdam, called Amsterdam Centraal, is located around 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from its city centre.

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

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Birmingham
Amsterdam
Birmingham New Street is the most popular Birmingham 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 Birmingham for your journey to Amsterdam.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxiTaxi
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket office hours
Sun: 07: 30 - 23: 00 | Mon - Sat: 05: 15 - 23: 00
Connections to/from station
Train lines: West Midlands, CrossCountry, Avanti West Coast, Transport for Wales
Bus lines: N5, N6, N8, 4, 9, 23, 45, 50, 61, X51, X70