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Overview: Train from Manchester to Amsterdam

distanceDistance306 miles (493 km)
frequencyTrain frequency1 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there is 1 direct train a day

Trains from Manchester to Amsterdam cover the 306 miles (493 km) long journey taking on average 8 h 9 min with our travel partners like. Normally, there is 1 train operating per day, including direct services available. Travellers depart most frequently from Manchester Piccadilly and arrive in Amsterdam Centraal.

Buses from Manchester to Amsterdam

The route for trains from Manchester to Amsterdam is served by National Express Coaches, who operate services up to four times daily. The first coach of the day leaves Manchester, Sackville Street Terminus at 12:15 a.m. and the last coach departs for Amsterdam Bus Station at 11:50 p.m. The service for buses from Manchester to Amsterdam involves one change and the average journey duration is approximately 19 hours.

Travel Tips: Trains from Manchester to Amsterdam

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FAQs

Am I allowed to travel by train from Manchester, United Kingdom to Amsterdam, Netherlands?

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

Is international entry into Amsterdam from Manchester 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 Manchester?

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 20/01/2022. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train between Manchester and Amsterdam closer to your date of departure here.

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

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

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

Entry into 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?

Requirements for reentering:

  • 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 Manchester, United Kingdom?

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

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

Last checked on 19/01/2022. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to the travel date of your train to Manchester from Amsterdam.

How far is it from Manchester to Amsterdam by train?

The train distance from Manchester to Amsterdam is around 306 miles (493 km).

How many hours does it take from Manchester to Amsterdam by train?

On average the train from Manchester to Amsterdam duration is 8 h 9 min  for the 306 miles (493 km) long route, but the travel time can vary if you depart on weekends and holidays.

Which train station in Manchester goes to Amsterdam? Which train station do I come into Amsterdam from Manchester?

There are a few train stations in Manchester to start your route from including Manchester Piccadilly, Manchester Victoria and Manchester Oxford Road. 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 Manchester Piccadilly   and arrive in Amsterdam Centraal.

Where is the train station in Manchester to go to Amsterdam? Where is the train station in Amsterdam located?

Passengers board the train most frequently from Manchester Piccadilly, which is located around 0.4 miles (587 m) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Amsterdam Centraal, located 0.6 miles (916 m) away from the city centre.

How many train services per day are there between Manchester and Amsterdam?

On average, there is 1 train a day from Manchester to Amsterdam. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Manchester
Amsterdam
Manchester Piccadilly is the most popular Manchester 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 Manchester for your journey to Amsterdam.
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