Eurostar train to Amsterdam from London

Cheap train tickets from London to Amsterdam

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£366

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.

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13:01London St Pancras4h43 18:44Amsterdam Centraal
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£3651One-way
09:01London St Pancras4h43 14:44Amsterdam Centraal
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Train schedule London to Amsterdam

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Fastest train times from London to Amsterdam

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Fastest Journey

4 h 43 m

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4 h 43 m

Trains per day

2

Distance

357 km

It's difficult to get from London to Amsterdam without changing at least once.

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13:01London St Pancras4h43 18:44Amsterdam Centraal
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Overview: Train from London to Amsterdam

distanceDistance221 miles
durationAverage train duration3 h 55 min
priceAverage train ticket price£315 (€357)
frequencyTrain frequency1 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there is 1 direct train a day
carriersTrain companiesEurostar

Trains from London to Amsterdam cover the 221 miles long journey taking on average 3 h 55 min with our travel partners like Eurostar. Normally, there is 1 train operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as £208, but the average price of train tickets is £315. Travellers depart most frequently from London Victoria and arrive in Amsterdam Centraal.

Train providers: Eurostar trains London to Amsterdam

Travel from London to Amsterdam from £208 with Omio’s train partners Eurostar! You can find the best timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the most convenient journey 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).

Train information from London to Amsterdam with Eurostar:

  • Average Duration: 5 h 14 min
  • Average Price: £208
  • Eurostar frequency: 1 a day

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

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

Can I enter Netherlands from United Kingdom?

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

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

Conditions of entry:

  • Entry is allowed for fully vaccinated travellers or those who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months

What are the safety rules to follow in Amsterdam, Netherlands?

All travellers in Netherlands must observe these coronavirus safety measures:

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

The information above was last checked on 28/07/2022. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train from London to Amsterdam as this information can change.

Return travel from Netherlands to United Kingdom is: Fully open.

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to London from Amsterdam?

Entry into United Kingdom is allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Netherlands

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in United Kingdom from Amsterdam?

Requirements for reentering:

  • There are no current restrictions

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 requirement: metre (s) ( feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Regional advice

Last checked on 07/08/2022. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to the travel date of your train to London from Amsterdam.

Omio customers have found the cheapest trains to Amsterdam from London to cost as little as £208  in the next 7 days.
If you are looking to book your train ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the London to Amsterdam train to cost on average £314  one way.
The train distance from London to Amsterdam is around 221 miles.
While the time it takes to travel 221 miles between London and Amsterdam can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays, the train duration from London to Amsterdam is on average 3 h 55 min.

Some of the London train stations to Amsterdam you can start your journey from include London Victoria, London Euston and London Kings Cross. Similarly, some of the arrival train stations in Amsterdam include Amsterdam Centraal, Amsterdam Sloterdijk and Amsterdam Amstel.

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

Passengers board the train most frequently from London Victoria, which is located around 1.8 miles (2.9 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Amsterdam Centraal, located 1.2 miles (1.9 km) away from the city centre.

When taking a train from London to Amsterdam, you can count on Eurostar for the best way to get you to Amsterdam. You can also check all possible train providers who offer a service from London to Amsterdam and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
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.
The first London to Amsterdam train departs at 07: 16   and the last train from London to Amsterdam leaves at 18: 34. Check out the most up-to-date London to Amsterdam train timetable on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.
In general, we recommend booking tickets for trains in advance to score the best deals from all possible train companies offering this trip and save money. If you book train tickets to Amsterdam from London within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average £314 one way. To find the best prices for this route, consider booking your train ticket from London to Amsterdam a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

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London Victoria is the most popular London 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 London for your journey to Amsterdam.
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Public transport options for London Victoria
Onward travel information: Victoria Bus Station at Station Front
Location for Rail Replacement Services: When weekend engineering dictate that replacement bus services will operate, these will usually depart from the immediate Station front/Terminus Place. Travel from London Victoria is usually conveyed by London Buses in these instances. Check posters and staff for more details.
Metro: Underground services: Victoria Line, District Line and Circle Line
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Public transport options for London Euston
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
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Go to Platform 2, there is a gate adjacent to the station from the main road.
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Mon - Fri: 05: 00 - 01: 36 | Sat: 05: 00 - 00: 36 | Sun: 05: 30 - 01: 36
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
Metro: N/A
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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
Metro: Tube Lines.
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Public transport options for London St Pancras International
Subway lines: Circle Line, Hammersmith & City Line, Metropolitan Line, Northern Line, Piccadilly Line, Victoria Line
Train lines: Overground line, High Speed 1, Eurostar
Bus lines: 326, 139
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Public transport options for London Waterloo
Onward travel information: Waterloo is well connected to London's public transport network. Waterloo Underground station serves the Bakerloo, Jubilee, Northern and Waterloo & City Lines. Plan a journey - Transport for London (tfl. Gov. Uk) Buses depart from several points around the station. All Transport for London Buses are accessible with step free access and have a dedicated mobility space. Buses from Waterloo (tfl. Gov. Uk) The station has a dedicated taxi rank for London Black Taxis on the roadway outside exit 3. Santander Hire Bicycles are available from the docking stations outside. Santander Cycles - Transport for London (tfl. Gov. Uk) Waterloo is within easy walking distance of the South Bank and a number of visitor attractions. Walking - Transport for London (tfl. Gov. Uk).
Metro: Waterloo Underground station is served by the Bakerloo, Jubilee, Northern and Waterloo & City Lines. Step free access is available to and from the Jubilee Line. For more information on London Transport accessibility: Plan an accessible journey - Transport for London (tfl. Gov. Uk).
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Public transport options for London Liverpool Street
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Replacement transport stop on either Liverpool Street (outside the station entrance), or beside Platform 10, depending on operational requirements
Metro: Liverpool Street underground station has connections to the Central, Circle, Hammersmith & City and Metropolitan lines.
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Public transport options for London Bridge
Onward travel information: The Bus Station is located directly outside the main entrance at upper level. There are also bus stops outside on Tooley Street. For further information on buses, a bus information kiosk is also located outside the main doors of the station at upper level.
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Rail replacement bus services are usually found outside the front of the station. However this is sometimes subject to change. Please check engineering posters or consult a member of staff.
Metro: For North and North East Kent and South East London
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Public transport options for Heathrow Airport T123
Onward travel information: National Rail trains serving London Paddington National Express coaches to Victoria Coach Station and Gatwick Airport London Underground
Metro: Connection available with the London Underground (Piccadilly Line)
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Public transport options for London Marylebone
Location for Rail Replacement Services: At station entrance.
Metro: Bakerloo Line.

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