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Trip Summary

There are 3 daily trains from Amsterdam to London. Traveling by train from Amsterdam to London usually takes around 4 hours and 12 minutes, but the fastest Eurostar train can make the trip in 4 hours and 10 minutes.

Distance222 mi (357 km)
Fastest train4h 10m
Lowest price$80.62
Trains per day3
Most frequent serviceEurostar
Train lines1

Price trends for trains from Amsterdam to London

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Which train should you take from Amsterdam to London?

Eurostar is the one and only train line which connects Amsterdam to London. However, there are 3 trains per day to choose from.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Eurostar34h 12m$153.02
  • Eurostar

    Eurostar

    Eurostar train tickets from Amsterdam to London start from $81, and on average cost . Daily there are 3 Eurostar schedules to London. Eurostar in Amsterdam leaves from Amsterdam Centraal . And in London trains arrive at London St Pancras International .

    From Amsterdam to London train travel on Eurostar takes 4 hours and 12 minutes. If you are looking to get to London faster, Eurostar offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 4 hours and 10 minutes.

    If you're considering a weeked trip, Eurostar offers 2 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay for a one-way train ticket to London.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Amsterdam to London during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Our train 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, train 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 train 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 train.

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 train journey from Amsterdam to London?

The distance between Amsterdam and London is approximately 222 miles, or 357 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 4 hours and 12 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 4 hours and 10 minutes.

Looking for ways to pass the time? Most trains are equipped with Wi-Fi, which means you can stream music, browse social media or get some work done during your ride. That said, in case your train has a spotty signal, or is among the few without Wi-Fi, we also recommend downloading TV shows and movies to your mobile device in advance of your trip. That way the ride will fly by whatever the Wi-Fi situation.

When are trains the most crowded?

Trains departing from Amsterdam to London tend to have the most passengers on Friday. With higher demand ticket prices also tend to be higher on Friday. If you are trying to snag a cheap train tickets or just want an emptier train you'll have better luck by booking travel departing on Sunday as the least number of people tend to travel then.

When are the first and last trains of the day?

The earliest train departs Amsterdam at 1:00pm while the last train of the day leaves at 4:00pm. To see all scheduled departure times, use the search function on this page to get the full schedule for your specific travel dates.

Is there a direct train from Amsterdam to London?

There are 3 daily scheduled trains, all of which are direct trains that take you the entire way from Amsterdam to London.

You can also take a train for your return trip from London to Amsterdam.

City Information

Amsterdam

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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.

London

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.

Station Information

Where is the train station in Amsterdam?

Main departure station: Amsterdam Centraal

There is one train station in Amsterdam.

All train stations in Amsterdam:

  • Amsterdam Centraal

Where is the train station in London?

Main arrival station: London St Pancras International

London has one train station.

Train stations in London:

  • London St Pancras International

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