The cheapest trains from London to Amsterdam

Showing times and prices for 22 Sep

Cheapest

£121

Average

£165

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 £ 165 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 121.

Cheapest
11:04London St Pancras International4h07 16:11Amsterdam Centraal
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£1211One-way
08:55London St Pancras International5h40 15:35Amsterdam Centraal
1 changes
£1881One-way
18:04London St Pancras International13h34 08:38Amsterdam Centraal
1 changes
£1881One-way

Timetable London to Amsterdam

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08:55London St Pancras International5h40 15:35Amsterdam Centraal
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11:04London St Pancras International4h07 16:11Amsterdam Centraal
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18:04London St Pancras International13h34 08:38Amsterdam Centraal
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Tue
21 Sep
£234Eurostar
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£96easyJet
Wed
22 Sep
£121Eurostar
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£55easyJet
Thu
23 Sep
£112Eurostar
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£49easyJet
Fri
24 Sep
£121Eurostar
£33Flixbus
£46easyJet
Sat
25 Sep
£97Eurostar
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£50easyJet
Sun
26 Sep
£121Eurostar
£33Flixbus
£46easyJet
Mon
27 Sep
£97Eurostar
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Tue
28 Sep
£70Eurostar
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£42easyJet
Wed
29 Sep
£75Eurostar
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£47easyJet
Thu
30 Sep
£94Eurostar
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Fri
1 Oct
£63Eurostar
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Sat
2 Oct
£133Eurostar
£36Flixbus
£36easyJet
Sun
3 Oct
£98Eurostar
£40Flixbus
£36easyJet
Mon
4 Oct
£94Eurostar
£34Flixbus
£36easyJet
Tue
5 Oct
£76Eurostar
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£34easyJet
Wed
6 Oct
£58Eurostar
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£34easyJet
Thu
7 Oct
£58Eurostar
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£34easyJet
Fri
8 Oct
£96Eurostar
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Sat
9 Oct
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£33Flixbus
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Sun
10 Oct
£89Eurostar
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Mon
11 Oct
£75Eurostar
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£34easyJet

The fastest trains from London to Amsterdam

Showing times and prices for 22 Sep

Fastest Journey

4 h 7 m

Average

7 h 47 m

Trains per day

3

Distance

357 km

Of the 3 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 7 h 47 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 4 h 7 m .

The slowest trains will take 13 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.

Fastest
11:04London St Pancras International4h07 16:11Amsterdam Centraal
0 changes
£1211One-way
08:55London St Pancras International5h40 15:35Amsterdam Centraal
1 changes
£1881One-way
18:04London St Pancras International13h34 08:38Amsterdam Centraal
1 changes
£1881One-way

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Train Information to Amsterdam from London

distanceDistance221 miles (356 km)
durationAverage train duration4 h 7 min
priceAverage train ticket price£129 (€144)
frequencyTrain frequency1 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there is 1 direct train a day
carriersTrain providersEurostar

Trains from London to Amsterdam cover the 221 miles (356 km) long trip 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 £129, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £97. Travellers depart most frequently from London Victoria and arrive in Amsterdam Centraal.

Train companies

Train from London to Amsterdam with Eurostar

Travel from London to Amsterdam from £97 with Omio’s train partners Eurostar! You can find the best timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the most convenient route for you.

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

    • 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

    It's an easy matter to make the 340 mile trip from London to Amsterdam by train, and far more relaxing than driving and taking a ferry, or flying.  Regularly scheduled train services to Amsterdam Centraal Rail Station depart from London St Pancras International throughout the day during the week and at weekends. The fastest journeys to Amsterdam take just under four hours.

    Which train companies travel from London to Amsterdam?

    All train services running from London to Amsterdam are operated by Eurostar, although where changes are required passengers need to switch to other operators, such as Thalys or InterCity.

    How long is the train from London to Amsterdam?

    Direct train journeys from London to Amsterdam can take just 3 hours 55 minutes on weekdays, and even journeys requiring one change tend to have average journey times of less than 5 hours. The exceptions to this are the evening trains to Amsterdam which both require a stopover in Brussels prior to taking the first train of the morning on to Amsterdam.  Weekend journeys to Amsterdam tend to take a little longer, with the quickest trips lasting around 4 hours 7 minutes, but most trips averaging just over 5 hours. Fewer direct services operate at weekends, and passengers requiring a change of trains can experience waits of 45 minutes or longer for connecting services to Amsterdam.

    How many trains are there from London to Amsterdam?

    On average weekdays there are nine trains from London to Amsterdam, while around six or seven are provided over the weekend. Most weekend services require one change which can make journey times longer than on weekdays.

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

    Departure train station: All trains to Amsterdam depart from London St Pancras International Railway Station, which is easily accessed from St Pancras and Kings Cross Stations. St Pancras is the hub for trains from the East Midlands and SouthEastern, high-speed commuter trains. There are a variety of popular shops, brasseries, and bars on the St Pancras Station concourse, however, once passengers pass through the border controls there are only limited refreshment bars.

    Arrival train station: Amsterdam Centraal Station is located in the centre of Amsterdam and is also the busiest public transport hub in the city. Available public transport options from the station include trams, buses, along with waterfront stations for city ferries taking passengers to North Amsterdam.


    Eurostar trains from London to Amsterdam

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    The Eurostar is a high-speed railway company operating in Europe since 1994. It travels at 186mph under the English Channel to cities on the continent—whether you’re going to Brussels, Amsterdam or Rotterdam. The train is Europe’s solution to fly less; over 11 million Europeans chose to take the train to London from Paris instead of flying in 2019.

    The check-in time for Eurostar to Amsterdam train is around 30 minutes. This means you can arrive in plenty of time to pick up a coffee at the Gare du Nord station in Paris or St Pancras Station in London. Eurostar trains are kitted out with an onboard bistro, toilets, air conditioning and Wi-Fi to make the train journey from London to Amsterdam more comfortable.

    With three fare classes to choose from—Standard, Standard Premier and Business Premier—you can pick which is best for you; It’s easy to book cheap Eurostar return tickets in advance by travelling mid-week. You can choose to travel in comfort in Business Premier when taking the London to Amsterdam train, get served a hot meal and drinks throughout the crossing with newspapers and access to the Ashford Departure Lounge in London.


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    Eurostar Trains from London to Amsterdam

    The Eurostar is a high-speed train company connecting the UK to continental Europe and beyond.

    When planning trips to Eurostar destinations, consider checking back for offers on Eurostar tickets. Speak to the Customer Care team at the Omio help centre for cancellations or changes to your ticket from London to Amsterdam.

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

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

    What is the status of international entry into Netherlands from United Kingdom?

    International entry status: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of United Kingdom

    Do I need to self-quarantine on arrival in Netherlands from London?

    Conditions of entry:

    • 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?

    When travelling in Netherlands, you must follow these COVID-19 safety rules:

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

    The information above was last checked on 19/09/2021. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train from London to Amsterdam before travelling.

    Are there travel restrictions, such as quarantine measures, in place when returning to London, United Kingdom from Amsterdam, Netherlands?

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

    Is my return train 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 train to London from Amsterdam closer to your date of departure here.

    How much do cheap trains to Amsterdam from London cost?
    You can find a cheap train from London to Amsterdam for some dates and times for as low as £97  one way in the next 7 days.
    What is the cost of a train ticket from London to Amsterdam on average?
    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 £129  one way.
    How many miles is it from London to Amsterdam by train?
    The distance between London and Amsterdam by train is approximately 221 miles (356 km).
    How long is the train to Amsterdam from London?
    The London to Amsterdam train duration is on average 4 h 7 min, which is to be expected when travelling 221 miles (356 km) between London and Amsterdam. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays.
    When travelling by train from London to Amsterdam, which train station in London do I depart from and which train station in Amsterdam do I arrive in?

    There are a few train stations in London to start your journey from including London Victoria, London Euston and London Kings Cross. In Amsterdam you have a few train station options to choose from for your arrival including Amsterdam Centraal and Amsterdam Sloterdijk.

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

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

    Passengers board the train most frequently from London Victoria, which is located around 1 mile (s) / 1 km away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Amsterdam Centraal, located 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from the city centre.

    Which train providers can take me between London and Amsterdam?
    Take the London to Amsterdam train with Eurostar. However, it's always good to check out all possible train companies for the route from London to Amsterdam as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
    Are there any London to Amsterdam direct train services?
    Yes, there is 1 direct train a day from London to Amsterdam. If you’re looking for a direct train from London to Amsterdam, consider travelling with Eurostar. Non-stop train services tend to offer more convenience and save you time getting you to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to this when booking your train tickets.
    How many train services per day are there to Amsterdam from London?
    On average, there is 1 train a day from London to Amsterdam. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
    What are the first and last departure train times from London to Amsterdam?
    You can take the first train from London to Amsterdam at 07: 55   or take the last train from London to Amsterdam leaving at 10: 04. Look for the latest London Amsterdam train timetable on Omio and book the best time to take the train for this route.
    How far in advance should I purchase a train ticket to Amsterdam from London to get the best deals?
    The price of a one way train ticket from London to Amsterdam is on average £129 if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend booking tickets before your planned travel date to find the best prices for trains from all possible train companies offering this route. In general, you can find train tickets from London to Amsterdam available a few months in advance.
    Stations

    Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

    London
    Amsterdam
    London Bridge
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    Refreshments
    London Charing Cross
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    Refreshments
    London Euston
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    Refreshments
    London Fenchurch Street
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    London Kings Cross
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    Refreshments
    WC

    Frequently Asked Questions

    Where is the train 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 Victoria, Circle<br>Bus lines 91, 10, 17, 30, 45, 46, 63, 73, 205, 214
    London Liverpool Street
    Amenities
    Refreshments
    WC

    Frequently Asked Questions

    Where is the train 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
    London Paddington
    Amenities
    Refreshments
    WC

    Frequently Asked Questions

    Where is the train 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 Bakerloo, Circle, District<br>Bus lines 7, 15, 18, 23, 27, 36, 46, 105, 436
    London St Pancras
    Amenities
    London Victoria
    Amenities
    Refreshments
    WC

    Frequently Asked Questions

    Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
    This station is within walking distance of the city centre and is connected to other parts of the city by public transport.<br>Metro lines Circle, District, Victoria<br>Bus lines 22, 211, 239, C1, N11
    How long does it take to get from the train station to the city centre?
    This station is a 5-10 minute walk from the city centre.
    London Waterloo East
    Amenities
    Refreshments
    WC

    Frequently Asked Questions

    Where is the train 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 Bakerloo, Northern, Jubilee, Waterloo, City<br>Bus lines 1, 4, 26, 59, 68, 76, 77, 100, 139, 168, 171, 172, 176