Cheap train tickets from London to Amsterdam

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Cheapest

£178

Average

£196

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

The average ticket from London to Amsterdam will cost around £ 196 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 178.

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11:04London St Pancras4h07 16:11Amsterdam Centraal
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£1781One-way
09:01London St Pancras5h34 15:35Amsterdam Centraal
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£2141One-way

Train schedule London to Amsterdam

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28 Jan
£178Eurostar
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29 Jan
£156Eurostar
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Sun
30 Jan
£132Eurostar
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£127British Airways
Mon
31 Jan
£121Eurostar
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£55easyJet
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1 Feb
£113Eurostar
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2 Feb
£96Eurostar
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3 Feb
£68Eurostar
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4 Feb
£96Eurostar
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5 Feb
£96Eurostar
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6 Feb
£68Eurostar
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£26easyJet
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7 Feb
£57Eurostar
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8 Feb
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9 Feb
£55Eurostar
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10 Feb
£57Eurostar
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£26easyJet
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11 Feb
£96Eurostar
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12 Feb
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13 Feb
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14 Feb
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15 Feb
£63Eurostar
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Fastest train times from London to Amsterdam

Showing times and prices for 28 Jan

Fastest Journey

4 h 7 m

Average

4 h 50 m

Trains per day

2

Distance

357 km

Of the 2 trains that leave London for Amsterdam every day 1 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct trains cover the 357 km distance in an average of 4 h 50 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 4 h 7 m .

The slowest trains will take 5 h 34 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.

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11:04London St Pancras4h07 16:11Amsterdam Centraal
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£1781One-way
09:01London St Pancras5h34 15:35Amsterdam Centraal
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£2141One-way

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Overview: Train from London to Amsterdam

distanceDistance221 miles (356 km)
durationAverage train duration4 h 7 min
priceAverage train ticket price£143 (€164)
frequencyTrain frequency1 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there is 1 direct train a day
carriersTrain companiesEurostar

Trains from London to Amsterdam cover the 221 miles (356 km) long journey taking on average 4 h 7 min with our travel partners like Eurostar. Normally, there is 1 train operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around £143, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £96. Travellers depart most frequently from London Victoria and arrive in Amsterdam Centraal.

Train companies: Eurostar trains London to Amsterdam

You can travel by train to Amsterdam from London with Eurostar for as low as £96. When you search for timetables and tickets, Omio will show you the best journey.

Eurostar

Eurostar is the premier high-speed railway service which connects the United Kingdom with Europe through the Channel Tunnel with journeys connecting London St Pancras International with Paris, Brussels and Amsterdam among other popular European cities. With its high-speed service reaching speeds up to 186 mph (300 km/h), the Eurostar makes travel between the UK and Europe as smooth and easy as possible. When you book your London to Amsterdam train, you can choose between ticket types like Standard, Standard Premier (with spacious seats and light refreshments served), and Business Premier (with flexible travel options, spacious seats, lounge access, hot meals served and priority boarding).

Eurostar from London to Amsterdam train information:

  • Average Duration: 4 h 13 min
  • Average Price: £96
  • Eurostar frequency: 1 a day

Eurostar has the following ticket policies due to COVID-19, which you should be aware of when booking and travelling by train to Amsterdam from London:

  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended
  • Pre-reservation / seat allocation
  • Exceptions to waive change or cancellation fees policy
  • If passengers have an upcoming booking and are unable to or would rather not travel, there is a possibility to postpone their trip and claim an eVoucher. The eVoucher allows passengers to make a new booking within 12 months of the initial booking for travel until late 2021.

Trains from London to Amsterdam

Trains from London to Amsterdam are a great way to travel between these two important cities in Europe. There are normally around four trains that operate this route every day, including weekends. The average time for this journey to be completed is about 4h 40min, so you’ll arrive into the Dutch capital in no time at all. There are both direct and indirect trains too, which means you can pick a route which is best for you.

   

London to Amsterdam Train Time: Daily Departures

Throughout the week there is a regular service from London to Amsterdam, making this a great route to take. There tends to be about four trains that travel each day between these two capital cities. On weekdays and Sundays the earliest departure time is around 09:01 a.m., whereas on Saturdays it is slightly earlier at approximately 08:55 a.m. The last train to depart from London to Amsterdam is at about 06:04 p.m. on weekdays and Sundays or around 03:04 p.m. on Saturdays. With semi-regular trains throughout the week, you can make the journey into Europe with ease. There is a choice of direct and indirect trains too, so you can pick which is best for you.

How long is the journey by train from London to Amsterdam

Trains from London to Amsterdam are very efficient and don’t take long to complete their journey. With trains running from early in the morning through to the evening, you should be able to find a suitable departure time. The trains can take as little as 4h 7min to reach their destination, with the longer journeys taking up to 6h 28min. The average time for this journey to be completed is in around 4h 40min, so it won’t be long before you’ve reached your destination. With all trains leaving from and arriving into the same stations, there shouldn’t be any confusion on your day of travel either.

Amsterdam Tram Station Central. Source: Shutterstock

What are the departure and arrival stations for trains from London to Amsterdam?

Departure train station: All trains on this route depart from London St Pancras International, which is located in the heart of the city. You can get to the train station in about 12min on the London Underground from popular tourist areas such as Madame Tussauds. At the station you will have access to many facilities, such as food outlets, shops, toilets and cash points. There is also an information point and ticket office should you need more information about your journey.

Arrival train station: All trains arrive into Amsterdam Centraal train station, which is only a short journey away from the centre of the city. For example, if you were travelling Madame Tussauds Amsterdam, then you could reach it in about 5min by Metro. At the station you will have access to various amenities, including restaurants, shops and bike hire. You’ll also be able to access toilets and cash points as well.

Which train companies travel from London to Amsterdam?

There is one train company that travels from London to Amsterdam, which is Eurostar. This provider offers a fast service between these two cities, making it an efficient route to take. With about four trains departing on a daily basis, there should be plenty of options for you which match your schedule. There tends to be both direct and indirect routes every day, so it’s worth checking before you book to check if you will need to change. With an average journey time of around 4h 40min, you will in the centre of Amsterdam in no time at all.

Eurostar from London to Amsterdam

Eurostar London to Amsterdam provides a consistent schedule throughout the week, so you will always be able to travel to Holland with ease. There tends to be four trains on Mondays and Sundays, whilst on Saturdays is around three trains. The earliest trains depart at 09:01 a.m. on weekdays and Sundays, with the last trains tending to leave at around 06:04 p.m. on these days too. Whilst on Saturdays, the earliest train departs at approximately 08:55 a.m. and the last train at about 03:04 p.m.

Eurostar also offer direct routes between London and Amsterdam. There are normally two direct routes per day, expect Saturdays when there is one. Indirect routes aren’t always longer, with some connections getting you to your final destination slightly faster. The most common place to transfer on this route is at Brussels-Midi train station. With both one-way trips and round-trip journeys available, you’ll be able to find the perfect ticket for your trip to Amsterdam.

London to Amsterdam: Services on board

You can enjoy a luxurious journey on board trains from London to Amsterdam, so you can just sit back relax and enjoy the scenery. You can opt for Business Premier or Standard Premier seats, which offer more comfort and legroom during your journey. Throughout the trains you can access free Wi-Fi, so that you can stay connected throughout your journey. You can bring folded bikes on board, provided they are no longer then 85cm and in a protective bag.

At the moment, other bicycles, be it boxed or full assembled, are not able to be booked onto the services. Whilst there is no weight limit for baggage, it is expected that you should be able to carry and store your luggage in a safe manner. It is therefore requested that your bags are no longer than 85cm at the widest point. The only pets that are allowed on the Eurostar are guidance and assistance dogs, with other pets not being permitted. All the trains have space for wheelchair bookings too, so you can travel with ease if you have a disability. Eurostar will also ensure that there is a ramp for you to get on and off the train when you need to. You can request special assistance by calling ahead by at least 48h before your journey.

How to find cheap train tickets from London to Amsterdam?

It’s easy to find cheap tickets from London to Amsterdam, providing you know where to look. Begin you search as early as possible, as this will give you a better chance of finding early bird tickets. With tickets normally going on sale around 180 days before they depart, you should be able to find a good value fare if you start your search early.

Occasionally Eurostar have offers too, whereby they provide a select amount of cheap tickets to customers on a first come first served basis. So it’s a good idea to stay up to date with their offers via social media. If you are flexible around your travel date, then this may also help you find a cheaper ticket. For instance, travelling a day either side of your desired travel date may be much cheaper for you.

Amsterdam Tourist Tulips. Source: Shutterstock

To Amsterdam by train – travel tips

Amsterdam is a great city with loads to see and do, so ensure you don’t miss anything out and create an itinerary before you arrive. Begin your trip by visiting some famous art galleries, such as the Rijksmuseum and Van Gogh Museum, where you can see some of the finest work ever to have been created. Then head for a walk along the famous canals, where you can take in the beautiful buildings and intimate atmosphere that Amsterdam is so well known for.

Next up, go to a local restaurant or café and enjoy a Poffertjes, which are a local Dutch cuisine similar to a pancake. You can then walk off your meal at Vondelpark, which is a large park and gardens that takes you away from the busy streets of Amsterdam. Here is also a great place to hire a bike and fit in with the locals. Finish off your trip by heading up to A’dam Lookout, which gives you stunning views of the city skyline.

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FAQs

What are the travel restrictions for Amsterdam, Netherlands if I'm coming from London, United Kingdom by train?

Travel by train 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 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 required: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask required: Mandatory

The above information was last checked on 24/01/2022. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Amsterdam from London closer to your date of departure here.

What are the COVID-19 restrictions for my return trip to United Kingdom from Amsterdam, Netherlands?

The current restriction level for your return trip by train from Amsterdam to London 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 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 London, 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 26/01/2022. 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 London train here.

How much do cheap train tickets to Amsterdam from London cost?

Looking to save money on your trip? Omio customers have found the cheapest train between London and Amsterdam for the next 7 days starting from £96  one way.

What is the average cost of a train from London to Amsterdam?

If you’re looking to buy tickets for this trip in the next 7 days, you’ll find that London to Amsterdam train prices are on average £143  one way.

How far is it from London to Amsterdam by train?

You should expect to travel around 221 miles (356 km)  to Amsterdam from London by train.

How long is the train to Amsterdam from London?

On average the London to Amsterdam train time is 4 h 7 min  covering the 221 miles (356 km) long journey, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and bank holidays.

What is the departure train station in London and arrival train station in Amsterdam?

When taking the train to Amsterdam from London, you can choose to depart from train stations like London Victoria, London Euston and London Kings Cross. Your trip can end in train stations such as Amsterdam Centraal and Amsterdam Sloterdijk.

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

Where do I find the London train station to Amsterdam? Where is the Amsterdam train station?

The most popular departure train station with passengers for this journey, called London Victoria, is located 1.2 miles (2 km) from the city centre of London.

The most popular arrival train station, Amsterdam Centraal, is located 0.6 miles (916 m) away from the city centre of Amsterdam.

Which train providers can get me from London to Amsterdam?

For the best London to Amsterdam train to book, you can travel safely and comfortably with Eurostar. However, it's always good to check all possible train companies with services between London and Amsterdam to compare what amenities they may offer.

Can I book a direct train from London to Amsterdam?

Yes, there is 1 direct train to Amsterdam from London per day with Eurostar  on Omio. This is worth paying attention to when you buy your train ticket as direct services tend to offer more convenience and help save you time travelling to your destination.

How many trains are there to Amsterdam from London a day?

The average number of trains departing London for Amsterdam is 1 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.

When is the earliest train from London to Amsterdam? When is the last train from London to Amsterdam?

You can take the first train from London to Amsterdam at 08: 55   or take the last train from London to Amsterdam leaving at 18: 04. Look for the latest London Amsterdam train schedule on Omio and book the best time to take the train for this journey.

When should I purchase London Amsterdam train tickets to score the best deals?

You can find a train from London to Amsterdam to cost on average £143 one way if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend buying train tickets in advance to score the best deals and save money on your trip. You’ll see tickets for the London to Amsterdam train generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

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Tube lines: Circle, Hammersmith & City, Metropolitan, Northern (Bank and Charing Cross branches), Victoria
Overground lines: Watford DC
Bus lines: 18, 30, 59, 68, 73, 91, 168, 205, 253, 390, N5, N20, N73, N91, N205, N253
Rail lines: London North Western Railway, London Overground, Avanti West Coast, Caledonian Sleeper
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Public transport options for London Kings Cross
Underground lines: Circle, Piccadilly, Hammersmith & City, Northern, Metropolitan, Victoria
Bus lines: 10, 17, 30, 45, 46, 59, 63, 73, 91, 205, 214, 259, 390, 476
Train lines: Thameslink, Grand Central, Hull, London North Eastern, Gatwick Express
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Public transport options for London Paddington
Underground lines: Bakerloo Line, Circle Line, District Line, Hammersmith Line
Bus lines: N7, 23, 27, N27, 36, 205, N205, 332, 7, 46, A1, 18, N18
Train lines: Great Western Main Line, Heathrow Express
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Train lines: Overground line, High Speed 1, Eurostar
Bus lines: 326, 139