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There are 6 intercity buses per day from London to Amsterdam. Traveling by bus from London to Amsterdam usually takes around 14 hours and 19 minutes, but the fastest FlixBus bus can make the trip in 10 hours and 50 minutes.
|Distance||222 mi (357 km)|
|Shortest duration||10h 50m|
|Trips per day||2|
|Most frequent service||FlixBus|
How much is a bus ticket from London to Amsterdam?
The average price for a bus ticket to Amsterdam is $35.40, Traveling by bus on this route is one of the most affordable ways to hit the road from London. Wanderu ensures that you find great deals on bus tickets everytime, we search all of the best bus options to present you the lowest prices available from our partner carriers.
Prices as travel date approaches
Most bus companies charge higher ticket prices the closer you book to the date of travel, so it’s a good idea to buy your bus tickets as early as possible. The best way to find cheap bus tickets is to book at least 18 days in advance. By doing so, you can expect to save C$46.53 on your bus ticket compared to booking at the last minute.
What bus companies travel from London to Amsterdam?
There are two bus lines that have daily service from London to Amsterdam that you can search and book on Wanderu. Of these two carriers, FlixBus usually offers more choice, with 4 scheduled trips per day.
Book BlaBlaCar Bus from London to Amsterdam from $35. There are 2 BlaBlaCar Bus schedules from London to Amsterdam and you can expect on average to pay for a BlaBlaCar Bus ticket to Amsterdam. In London, BlaBlaCar Bus departs to Amsterdam from Victoria Coach Station and no other station. In Amsterdam, BlaBlaCar Bus arrives at PiarcoPlein 1 and no other station.
An average trip on BlaBlaCar Bus from London to Amsterdam takes 18 hours and 9 minutes , while the fastest available BlaBlaCar Bus trip will get you to Amsterdam in 10 hours and 50 minutes .
On weekends, BlaBlaCar Bus offers 3 trips per day and you could expect to pay for a weekend getaway trip to Amsterdam.
First launched in Germany in 2013, FlixBus has become one of the largest intercity bus companies in Europe. Its fleet travels through nearly every country in Europe, including the U.K. FlixBus operates an average of 4 trips from London to Amsterdam, and usually makes the trip in about 11 hours and 48 minutes. On your trip, you'll enjoy Wi-Fi and live GPS, as well as restrooms, air conditioning, and power outlets.
Frequently Asked Questions
Is it safe to travel by bus from London to Amsterdam during the COVID-19 pandemic?
Our bus partners have implemented several different policies to keep you safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. From limiting vehicle capacity to enhancing cleaning protocols and upgrading air filters, bus carriers are committed to maintaining a safe environment. For details on what each company is doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.
In addition, federal law requires all bus passengers to wear a face covering for the entire duration of the trip. Please make sure you are wearing a face mask or you may not be allowed to board the bus.
Please visit our COVID-19 Travel Guide for more information on all carrier policies and the latest travel advisories issued by every U.S. state, Canadian province, and European country.
How long is the bus ride?
The bus takes an average of 14 hours and 19 minutes to cover the 357 kilometers from London to Amsterdam. However, the fastest bus only takes 10 hours and 50 minutes. It’s definitely on the longer side, so plan to get comfortable for a long road trip. Keep in mind that your actual bus may arrive earlier or later than scheduled, depending on whether there is more or less traffic than usual.
What is the busiest day of the week to travel by bus?
"Because many passengers travel from London to Amsterdam at the beginning of the work week, Monday is usually the busiest day for buses. If you are planning to travel on a Monday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.
On the other hand, Wednesday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you're looking for some extra space on the bus, traveling mid-week is your best bet."
When do the earliest and latest buses leave London?
The first bus leaves at 6:00am and the last bus leaves at 11:00pm. To see the times for all buses from London to Amsterdam, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.
How many bus schedules are there most days?
There are 6 scheduled buses that travel from London to Amsterdam every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. This includes 2 direct buses, where you can stay on the same bus without having to transfer to a connecting bus at any point during your trip.
Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from London to Amsterdam; ticket prices start at $266.85.
One of the most important cities in the world, London is where the traditional blends seamlessly with the modern. As a vibrant modern city, London has something for everyone. For visitors interested in the Royal Family as well as their history, check out Buckingham Palace. The palace is open all days in summer, but only on selected days in winter. The Tower of London, where the crown jewels are put on exhibition, is also a great spot to check out. For fans of history, you might not want to miss out on the famous British Museum, considered by many to be the best museum in all of London. The museum currently carries an impressive collection of 8 million historic objects from all around the world, making it an eye-opening destination for many.
London’s food scene reflects its multiculturalism. Here you can find restaurants serving cuisines from various countries around the world, from India to Malaysia. If you opt for a lavish dining experience, Restaurant Gordon Ramsay, run by the famous chef himself, will be a great choice. Also don’t forget to stop by at a local pub and enjoy the beer like a true Londoner.
The city’s centers of intercity rail services are King’s Cross Station and Euston Station, from which you can take a train to other places in the UK or hop on the Eurostar train to Paris and beyond. The largest coach station in the city is Victoria Coach Station, serving big local carriers like National Express. The city’s air services are fulfilled by eight airports, of which London Heathrow Airport, located west of the city, is the busiest one.
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The Dutch capital of Amsterdam is one of Europe's most eclectic cities with so much to explore. As a hub of culture, history, and architecture, as well as sex, drugs, and all things rock and roll, no amount of time in this vibrant city will ever be enough. Of course, this makes it one of the best cities to visit after graduation.
To learn about one of the most significant parts of modern history, visit the Anne Frank House, a humbling testament to this remarkable girl's unwavering optimism and resilience during the horrors of World War II. The Van Gogh Museum and the Rijksmuseum are also well worth a visit to discover artworks by Dutch masters.
For a look into contemporary life in Amsterdam, visit De Negen Straatjes (The Nine Streets), a micro-neighborhood brimming with independent shops, artisan food eateries, and cozy cafes where you can experience an authentic Dutch Coffeeshop. Taking an iconic canal tour is another must, allowing you to experience the city while relaxing on the water. Since Amsterdam is known for its cycling culture, bring your bike or rent one during your stay to get around the city as the locals do.
Travel to Amsterdam is easy, with its connections to the rest of Europe via a vast network of motorways, utilized by FlixBus and BlaBlaCar Bus services. Amsterdam’s many connections are why it’s the starting point for our budget tour of the Netherlands. Amsterdam's Schiphol Airport is also a major international travel hub, and the Central Station is one of the largest rail terminals in Europe.
Where does the bus leave from in London?
London's Victoria Coach Station has its main entrance on Buckingham Palace Road. Well-signposted but slightly hidden in an attractive art deco office block, the station welcomes around 14 million passengers each year. The arrival and departure areas are at different ends of Elizabeth Street, with the departure zone containing food concession stands, left-luggage facilities, and restrooms. As London's largest coach station, most major coach companies, including FlixBus, Megabus, and National Express, operate from Victoria Coach Station. It is a ten-minute walk to rail and Underground services at Victoria Rail Station, whose 19 platforms include express services to Gatwick Airport.
All bus stations in London:
Victoria Coach Station
Where does the bus arrive in Amsterdam?
These are the two stations where buses may stop when they arrive in Amsterdam.
Bus stations in Amsterdam:
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