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Travel Information from Dover to Amsterdam

distanceDistance175 miles (282 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight
fastestFastest modeFlight • £44 • 1 h
carriersPopular travel companieseasyJet

Travel 175 miles (282 km) by flight between Dover and Amsterdam. EasyJet is the main travel provider operating this trip. Travellers can even take a direct from Dover to Amsterdam.

How to Travel from Dover to Amsterdam

There are several options when choosing the route from Dover to Amsterdam and the route selected may depend largely on budget and whether reaching the destination speedily is of importance. Dover, famed for its iconic white cliffs, also boasts a range of other attractions. Visit Dover Castle, one of the most significant Medieval fortresses in the U.K. Or basque in the sunshine at St. Margaret's Bay Beach. Amsterdam is renowned for its coffee shops and alternative culture. Nonetheless, this vibrant city is also home to The House of Anne Frank and the Van Gogh Museums.

Train:Southeastern Trains offer three, daily routes from Dover, Priory Station to Amsterdam Centraal Station. The route involves three changes and the duration of the journey is approximately seven hours, however, the journey length may vary slightly depending on the time of travel.

Bus: National Express provide five, direct routes from Dover Eastern Docks to Amsterdam Docks. The first coach of the day leaves the docks terminal at 20:50 p.m and the final departure is at 22:45 p.m. The duration of the journey is approximately nine hours.

Flight: easyJet and British Airways offer multiple, daily routes from London Gatwick Airport, Dover's closest airport, to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport. The service is direct and the duration of the flight is approximately one hour and thirty minutes.

Travelling from Dover to Amsterdam: Travel Tips

  • What is the cheapest way to travel from Dover to Amsterdam? The cheapest way to reach Amsterdam from Dover is by bus.
  • What is the fastest way to travel from Dover to Amsterdam? The fastest journey from Dover to Amsterdam is by air.

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FAQs
Am I allowed to travel from Dover, United Kingdom to Amsterdam, Netherlands?

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

Is international entry into Amsterdam from Dover restricted?

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

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival to Amsterdam, Netherlands from Dover?

Entry Requirements:

  • 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

What are the COVID-19 safety measures to follow in Amsterdam, Netherlands?

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

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

The above information was last verified on 27/10/2021. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip from Dover to Amsterdam closer to your planned date of departure here.

What travel restrictions, such as quarantine measures, should I be aware of for my journey back to Dover, United Kingdom from Amsterdam, Netherlands?

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

Are there any travel restrictions on reentering United Kingdom from Netherlands?

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

Are there requirements to self-quarantine on arrival into United Kingdom from Netherlands?

Requirements for reentering United Kingdom:

  • 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 requirements for social distancing and wearing face masks in United Kingdom?

All travellers must abide by the following measures in United Kingdom to reduce the spread of coronavirus in the country:

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

The above information about your return travel to Dover, United Kingdom was last verified on 26/10/2021. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to your planned date of travel to Dover from Amsterdam.

How do I go from Dover to Amsterdam?

Getting from Dover to Amsterdam includes taking a flight.

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

The fastest way to travel from Dover to Amsterdam is by flight with an average journey time of 1 h.

How far is Amsterdam from Dover?

The distance between Dover and Amsterdam is around 175 miles (282 km).

What are the departure and arrival points in Dover and in Amsterdam?

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

    Who can get me from Dover to Amsterdam?

    If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Dover to Amsterdam, then we'll help you find the best value travel company for you:

    • Travel with easyJet to go to Amsterdam by plane. For a good deal on tickets, you can find easyJet Dover to Amsterdam tickets on Omio for £44.
    Where else should I travel to after my journey between Dover and Amsterdam ends?
    Many of our customers who book a trip from Dover to Amsterdam often extend their holiday and travel to other popular destinations like Paris, London or Brussels. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Dover and Amsterdam itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Amsterdam and any of these top destinations today!
    How far in advance should I purchase tickets between Dover and Amsterdam online to get the best deals?

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

    • The price of a plane ticket for this trip is £44 one way on average.

    But we recommend booking Dover to Amsterdam 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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