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from Amsterdam to London

You can get from Amsterdam to London by train, bus or flight.

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To get from Amsterdam to London on 13 Jun we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

20:30Amsterdam Airport Schiphol1h25 20:55London Heathrow Airport
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20:30Amsterdam Airport Schiphol1h25 20:55London Heathrow Airport
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13:47Amsterdam Centraal4h16 17:03London St Pancras International
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19:15Amsterdam Airport Schiphol1h20 19:35London Heathrow Airport
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17:15Amsterdam Airport Schiphol1h05 17:20London City Airport
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How to Travel from Amsterdam to London

The journey between these two cities is a popular route with both business travellers and tourists, meaning there are regular journeys by train, plane and bus throughout the day. The most frequent routes are by plane and this is also the quickest method of travel, even when journeys to and from the airports and security checks are included. The slowest and least frequent method of travel is by bus.

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Flights from Amsterdam to London

What is the best way to travel from Amsterdam to London

Cheapest way to travel from Amsterdam to London


Providing you Book far enough in advanced, the cheapest way to travel between Amsterdam and London is by bus. There are around 7 daily services provided by National Express; they do, however, take up to 10 hours and can involve a change. Flying is the most consistently cheap way to travel from Amsterdam to London with either British Airways, Vueling or easyJet.

Fastest way to travel from Amsterdam to London


The fastest way to travel from Amsterdam to London is by taking a flight, even factoring in the time getting to and from the airports.There are in excess of 50 direct flights between the two cities, seven days a week. All flights leave from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport and terminate at the major London airports, including London Southend. The main providers are KLM, British Airways, Air France, and Easyjet along with some Far East and American airlines. The journey time is approximately 4 hours.

Most popular way to travel from Amsterdam to London


Most travellers going from London to Amsterdam who book with Omio choose to travel either by train or flight. Eurostar trains depart from Amsterdam Centraal Station and arrive at the London St Pancras Eurostar Terminal. There are up to ten departures a day on two possible routes, both with a total journey time of around 6 hours. Some departures involve one connection at Bruxelles-Midi with a connection time of about 2 hours. Other departures have connections at both Rotterdam Centraal and Bruxelles-Midi but with shorter waiting times.

Travel Tips

Travel from Amsterdam to London
Travel to London 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 Amsterdam to London.
Is cross-border travel to London, United Kingdom from Amsterdam, Netherlands currently allowed?

International travel from Amsterdam, Netherlands to London, United Kingdom is: Partially open.

Can I enter United Kingdom if coming from Netherlands?

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

Am I required to self-quarantine upon arrival to London if travelling from Amsterdam?

Conditions of entry:

  • 10-day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers can choose to pay for a private COVID-19 test. The earliest you can take the test while in quarantine is 5 full days after you left a place not on the travel corridor list
  • 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
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

What measures do I need to follow in London, United Kingdom due to the pandemic?

All travellers in United Kingdom must observe the following coronavirus safety measures:

  • Social distance: 2 metre (s) (7 feet)
  • Face mask: Mandatory

The information above was last checked on 11/06/2021; however, this can change before your date of travel so please make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your journey from Amsterdam to London.

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

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

Is my journey back to Amsterdam from London restricted?

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

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival in Amsterdam from London?

Conditions of reentry into Netherlands:

  • 10-day mandatory quarantine and a negative COVID-19 test issued at most 1 days before arrival
  • A negative result for COVID-19 is a condition to end the quarantine obligation earlier. It is tested in quarantine on day 5

What are the coronavirus safety measures I need to follow in Amsterdam, Netherlands?

You should observe these safety measures in Netherlands as imposed by the government to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

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

This information about your return travel to Netherlands was last checked on 09/06/2021. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Amsterdam from London closer to your date of departure here.

What are my travel options from Amsterdam to London?

There are 4 travel options from Amsterdam to London: coach, flight, ferry or train.

How far is London from Amsterdam?

You should expect to travel around 221 miles (356 km) from Amsterdam to London.

When going from Amsterdam to London, where do I depart from Amsterdam and where do I arrive in London?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when travelling from Amsterdam to London:

  • Most travellers catch their flight from Amsterdam Airport Schiphol and arrive in London Heathrow Airport.
  • Most travellers who buy a coach ticket from Amsterdam to London depart from Amsterdam, Sloterdijk to London, Victoria Coach Station.
  • Most travellers board their train from Amsterdam Centraal and arrive in London Victoria.
Which travel companies can get me from Amsterdam to London?

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

  • You can go to London from Amsterdam by plane with British Airways. You'll see cheap plane tickets for £62 with British Airways from Amsterdam to London on Omio.
  • You can travel to London from Amsterdam by coach with BlaBlaCar Bus. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for £53 with BlaBlaCar Bus from Amsterdam to London.
  • You can take a train from Amsterdam to London with Eurostar. Cheap tickets can be found for £76 with Eurostar from Amsterdam to London.
Can I find a direct route between Amsterdam and London?

Yes, there are direct services available between Amsterdam and London with the following travel operators:

  • You can travel directly by plane with KLM.
  • You can purchase a direct train with Eurostar.

Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to London as you won't need to change in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets to London from Amsterdam.

Where else should I travel to after my journey from Amsterdam to London ends?
Looking to extend your trip from Amsterdam to London? Many Omio customers who go from Amsterdam to London usually extend their holiday to explore other popular destinations like Paris, Brussels or Edinburgh. If you're looking to explore Paris, Brussels or Edinburgh from London, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.
How far in advance should I book tickets from Amsterdam to London online to get the best deals?

When planning your trip to London from Amsterdam, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to buy and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Plane tickets are costing £62 one way on average.
  • Coach tickets cost on average £53 one way.
  • Train tickets cost on average £76 one way.

However, we recommend buying tickets from Amsterdam to London online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

What is the cheapest way from Amsterdam to London?

Coach services offer the cheapest way to get from Amsterdam to London. Tickets for a coach cost on average £53.

This is compared to other travel options to London:

A coach is generally £9 less than a flight for the same trip. A flight costs on average £62 from Amsterdam to London.

A coach is about £23 less than a train, which costs on average £76 for this trip.

What is the fastest way to get from Amsterdam to London?

The fastest way to get to London from Amsterdam is by flight with an average travel time of 1 h 5 min.

There are alternative travel options to London that can usually take longer:

In comparison, taking a coach requires on average 15 h  of travel time.

In comparison, getting to London by train can take on average 4 h 16 min.


Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Amsterdam City Centre
Amsterdam Centraal

Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is within walking distance of the city centre and is connected to other parts of the city by public transport.<br>Metro lines 51, 52, 53, 54<br>Bus lines 18, 21, 22, 32, 33, 34, 35, 42, 43<br>Tram lines 1, 2, 4, 5, 9, 13, 16, 17, 24, 26
How long does it take to get from the train station to the city centre?
This station is a 5-10 minute walk from the city centre.
Amsterdam Sloterdijk