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.
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4 h 7 m
7 h 47 m
Trains per day
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.
|Distance||221 miles (356 km)|
|Average train duration||4 h 7 min|
|Average train ticket price||£129 (€144)|
|Train frequency||1 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there is 1 direct train a day|
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.
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 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:
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Travel between London, United Kingdom and Amsterdam, Netherlands by train is: Partially open.
International entry status: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of United Kingdom
Conditions of entry:
When travelling in Netherlands, you must follow these COVID-19 safety rules:
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.
The restriction level for your return train to London, United Kingdom from Amsterdam is: Partially open.
International entry is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Netherlands
Conditions of reentry:
The government of United Kingdom has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
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.
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.
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.
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