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from Amsterdam to Cardiff

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Travel Information between Amsterdam and Cardiff

distanceDistance348 miles (561 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight or coach
priceTicket price range£36 - £127
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £36 • 19 h 40 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £127 • 1 h 20 min
carriersPopular travel companiesKLM or Flixbus

Travel 348 miles (561 km) by flight or coach to Cardiff from Amsterdam. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 20 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £36. The most popular travel providers which serve this journey are KLM or Flixbus among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Amsterdam to Cardiff.

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FAQs
Is international travel between Amsterdam, Netherlands and Cardiff, United Kingdom allowed?

Travel from Amsterdam, Netherlands to Cardiff, United Kingdom is: Partially open.

Is international entry into Cardiff from Amsterdam restricted?

International entry is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Netherlands.

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival to Cardiff, United Kingdom from Amsterdam?

Entry Requirements:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • 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
  • 10-day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers vaccinated under the UK vaccine programme are exempt from mandatory quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

What are the COVID-19 safety measures to follow in Cardiff, United Kingdom?

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

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

The above information was last verified on 26/10/2021. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip from Amsterdam to Cardiff closer to your planned date of departure here.

Am I required to self-quarantine when I return to Amsterdam, Netherlands from Cardiff, United Kingdom?

The current restriction level for returning to Amsterdam, Netherlands from United Kingdom is: Partially open.

Am I allowed to reenter Amsterdam, Netherlands from Cardiff, United Kingdom?

Reentering Netherlands is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of United Kingdom

Do I need to self-quarantine when I arrive back to Amsterdam from Cardiff?

  • 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
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
  • Health declaration required

Which rules do I need to follow in Amsterdam, Netherlands regarding COVID-19?

All travellers returning to Netherlands must observe the following safety measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in the country:

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

The information above was last checked on 27/10/2021. We do our best to keep this information up-to-date, but regulations can change due to the nature of the coronavirus pandemic, so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your trip back to Amsterdam from Cardiff here.

How do I go from Amsterdam to Cardiff?

You can travel between Amsterdam and Cardiff 2 different ways: flight or coach.

What is the cheapest way to get from Amsterdam to Cardiff?

Coach services offer the cheapest way to get from Amsterdam to Cardiff. Tickets for a coach cost on average £36.

This is compared to other travel options to Cardiff:

A coach is £90 less than a flight for this trip with tickets for a flight from Amsterdam to Cardiff costing on average £127.

What is the fastest way from Amsterdam to Cardiff?

The quickest way to travel between Amsterdam and Cardiff is by flight, which takes on average 1 h 20 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, taking a coach requires on average 19 h 40 min   of travel time.

How many miles are between Amsterdam and Cardiff

You should expect to travel around 348 miles (561 km) from Amsterdam to Cardiff.

Where do people depart from and arrive in when travelling from Amsterdam to Cardiff?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points for travellers from Amsterdam to Cardiff:

  • Flights most often depart from Amsterdam at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol and arrive in Cardiff at Cardiff Airport.
  • Coaches mostly depart from Amsterdam, Sloterdijk and arrive in Cardiff, Sophia Gardens.
Who can get me from Amsterdam to Cardiff?

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Amsterdam to Cardiff:

  • You can go to Cardiff from Amsterdam by plane with KLM. You'll see cheap plane tickets for £127 with KLM from Amsterdam to Cardiff on Omio.
  • You can travel by coach between Amsterdam and Cardiff with Flixbus, and you can find Flixbus Amsterdam to Cardiff tickets for £36 on Omio.
What other destinations are worth visiting after travelling from Amsterdam to Cardiff?
Your journey from Amsterdam to Cardiff doesn't have to end in Cardiff. Many of our customers like to extend their holidays to explore other popular destinations like London, Bristol or Birmingham. If you’d like to add London, Bristol or Birmingham to your Amsterdam to Cardiff trip, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Cardiff today!
How far in advance should I purchase tickets between Amsterdam and Cardiff online to get the best deals?

Before travelling from Amsterdam to Cardiff, it’s good to know what ticket you can buy and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • The price of a plane ticket for this journey is on average £127 one way.
  • The price of a coach ticket is £36 one way on average for this route.

But we recommend booking Amsterdam to Cardiff tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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