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Overview: Train from Norwich to Amsterdam

distanceDistance151 miles (244 km)
frequencyTrain frequency2 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 2 direct trains a day

Trains from Norwich to Amsterdam cover the 151 miles (244 km) long trip taking on average 6 h 50 min with our travel partners like. Normally, there are 2 trains operating per day, including direct services available. Travellers depart most frequently from Norwich and arrive in Amsterdam Centraal.

Trains from Norwich to Amsterdam

Trains from Norwich to Amsterdam are available every day, with trains from Norwich station departing every 30min to arrive at London Liverpool Street. Over 30 trains depart from Norwich to London each day. One train from London St Pancras to Amsterdam departs each day, generally in the afternoon. The total journey time is around 9h, depending on the time it takes you to switch trains.

Norwich to Amsterdam Train Time: Daily Departures

In order to travel by train from Norwich to London you will need to catch two trains. Trains from Norwich depart every half an hour, every day arriving at London Liverpool Street within 2h. To travel forward from London to Amsterdam, trains depart each day with a frequency of one or two. Trains usually depart in the afternoon, allowing you time to travel from Norwich in good time. The journey from London to Amsterdam by train takes an average of 4h.

How long is the journey by train from Norwich to Amsterdam?

The journey from Norwich to London takes between 7 to 9h, depending including the time it will take you to travel across London between London Liverpool Street and London St Pancras to continue your journey. A drive between the two stations may take around 15min, while using public transport such as then underground network will take just over 10min. The duration of travel between Norwich and London is around 2h, and the journey onwards from London to Amsterdam is around 4h.

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

Departure train station:Norwich, Norwich train station is a terminal station, with trains departing frequently to London, Great Yarmouth and Liverpool. It is a short walk of around 10min from the city centre and has access to a taxi rank and bus services to the city’s university campus. Facilities available within the station itself include customer services, a passenger lounge area, luggage services and several small coffee shops and grocery shops.

Arrival train station:Amsterdam, rail services from Norwich to Amsterdam arrive at Amsterdam Centraal station. Amsterdam Centraal is a major station in the city, with national and international rail services running each day. The station also provides direct access to the city tram network just steps away from the main entrance, city and regional bus services and the local ferry service. In addition, you can find passenger services such as lounge areas, luggage storage and a wide range of shopping and eating areas. The station is a short walk away from popular tourist destinations such as the Anne Frank House and the NEMO Science Museum.

Amsterdam Canal. Source: Shutterstock

Which train companies travel from Norwich to Amsterdam?

Rail services from Norwich to Amsterdam are operated by two train companies in total: Abellio Greater Anglia services which run trains from Norwich to London, and Eurostar which run the second half of the journey from London to Amsterdam. Abellio’s service from Norwich to London takes approximately 2h, and the final part of the journey from London to Amsterdam can be completed in around 4h. In order to travel across London between London Liverpool Street and London St Pancras Station, you may wish to make use of the Underground network, or use a city bus service. The total distance from Norwich to Amsterdam is 150 miles (244km).

Abellio Greater Anglia trains from Norwich to Amsterdam

Greater Anglia trains are the sole operator for trains from Norwich to London, and are required to complete the first leg or your journey to Amsterdam. Trains depart every 30min every day, including weekends, with an average of 34 trains departing every day. The journey lasts around 2h and trains have facilities suitable for a middle distance journey. The last train to London departs from Norwich Station at around 10:00 p.m each night. Trains from Norwich to London are direct, but include several station stops throughout the duration of the journey.

Eurostar trains from Norwich to Amsterdam

Eurostar services run train services between the UK and Europe. They are currently the leading operator for international railway travel from the UK to the continent. All Eurostar services depart from London St Pancras Station on platforms set aside from the station’s national rail services. Eurostar services from London to Amsterdam depart once or twice each day and last around 4h, arriving at Amsterdam Centraal station.

Train Norwich to Amsterdam: Services on Board

Both companies operating services from Norwich to Amsterdam offer excellent services for travellers. The first half of the journey from Norwich to London operated by Abellio Greater Anglia incorporate first and second class travel and a quiet carriage, buffet car services and specific areas for bicycle and luggage storage. They also allow pets to travel on board with their owners.

Eurostar services operate the second half of the journey from London to Amsterdam and offer long distance rail travel in a comfortable style with food and drink available on board. You can also find convenient luggage storage, washroom facilities and a complimentary travel magazine for passengers to enjoy. For extra assistance with travel, you can ask for help from station staff or find information in advance of your journey online. All trains run by both of these operators are wheelchair accessible and have accessibility arrangements for service dogs, however Eurostar do not accept pets on board.

Amsterdam Plaza Icon. Source: Shutterstock

How to find cheap train tickets from Norwich to Amsterdam?

In order to find cheap tickets for your journey from Norwich to Amsterdam, it’s a good idea to book in advance of your journey to be in with a good chance of selecting the cheapest tickets while they’re still available. Travelling at off-peak times can also be cheaper than travelling at rush hour. If you give yourself further flexibility with your travel dates, you may be able to travel on a less busy day: both avoiding the queues and possibly giving you the opportunity to find cheaper tickets. You can also compare prices online to find a cheaper deal at a time that works best for you.

To Amsterdam by train—travel tips

Amsterdam is a popular tourist destination for holidaymakers, business people and travellers simply passing through. With such a short duration of journey between the UK and Amsterdam, it’s perfect for a weekend break or even a longer stay for couples, friends or families. With a wide range of cultural activities and sightseeing opportunities to choose from, it’s a great place to visit no matter who you are. Amsterdam is famous for its museums including the Van Gogh museum and the Rijksmusum, which you can visit in between city bike rides, bus tours or canal-side strolls.

With plenty of parks and outdoor spaces, you can find activities to suit you whether you fancy a trip on a lake or a visit to the famous tulip fields in the spring, Amsterdam is also a great hub for foodies, who will enjoy exploring the street cafes and bars. Dutch pancakes and waffles are a must try for any visitor in Amsterdam. If you’re interested in nightlife, Amsterdam has some unmissable clubs and a thriving music scene to round off your trip and get you in a perfect mood to party. Whatever you plan to explore, Amsterdam has something for every traveller.

Travel Tips: Trains from Norwich to Amsterdam

Travel by train to Amsterdam easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Norwich to Amsterdam.

What COVID-19 travel safety information and restrictions should I be aware of for my train from Norwich to Amsterdam?

Travel between Norwich, 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 Norwich?

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: Mandatory

The information above was last checked on 16/05/2022. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train to Amsterdam from Norwich as this information can change.

Do I need to quarantine when I return to United Kingdom from Amsterdam, Netherlands?

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

Is my return train into Norwich from Amsterdam restricted?

International entry 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?

Conditions of reentry:

  • No COVID-19 testing required
  • No quarantine required

What are the safety rules to follow in Norwich, United Kingdom?

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

  • Social distancing required: metre (s) ( feet)
  • Face mask required: Regional advice

Last checked on 16/05/2022. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Norwich from Amsterdam closer to your date of departure here.

How many miles is it from Norwich to Amsterdam by train?

You should expect to travel around 151 miles (244 km)  from Norwich to Amsterdam by train.

How long does it take from Norwich to Amsterdam by train?

The Norwich to Amsterdam train duration is on average 6 h 50 min, which is to be expected when travelling 151 miles (244 km) to Amsterdam from Norwich. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays.

When travelling by train from Norwich to Amsterdam, which train station in Norwich do I depart from and which train station in Amsterdam do I arrive in?

Omio customers book a train from Norwich   to Amsterdam Centraal   most frequently for this route.

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

Passengers booking this journey most frequently board their trains from Norwich and need to travel around 0.7 miles (1.2 km) from the city centre to get to this train station.

Passengers arriving in Amsterdam most often arrive at Amsterdam Centraal and need to travel around 0.9 miles (1.4 km) from this train station to the city centre.

How many trains per day are there to Amsterdam from Norwich?

On average, there are 2 trains a day from Norwich to Amsterdam. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

The major railway station for departures from Norwich is Norwich. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Norwich for your trip to Amsterdam from Norwich.