London
580 km
Amsterdam
Departure station:
St. Pancras Int
Euston Rd, Kings Cross, London N1C 4QP, UK, London, United Kingdom
Arrival station:
Amsterdam
Stationsplein, 1012 AB, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Brand name
Train type
Travel time
Price from
Departures
Rating
Bullet train
3 hrs 55 min
$94
2
0.00%

A high-speed modern train is among the most comfortable ways to travel through Europe. Taking a train from London to Amsterdam, you don’t need to worry about the complicated check-in procedures, puzzling over how to get to the remotely located airports from/to the city centers or lose precious time waiting for the flight departure when you could have used it to explore picturesque Amsterdam. One more con of traveling between the mesmerizing capitals of the UK and the Netherlands onboard a well-equipped Eurostar train is that your route goes through the world-famous La Manche tunnel.

Can you get to Amsterdam from the UK on a train?

Yes, you can. There are several travel options to choose from, but we recommend traveling by a London to Amsterdam direct train.

How far is it from London to Amsterdam by train?

If you want to travel between the incredible capitals of the UK and the Netherlands, a high-speed London to Amsterdam train is among the top choices. The distance between the cities is 580 km (360 mi) and a modern Eurostar train can cover this distance in a bit under 4 and a half hours.

How to get from London to Amsterdam by train?

Traveling between the beautiful cities of London and Amsterdam is a memorable experience. If you’ve decided that you are up for this adventure, there are a couple of things you need to do. The first step is buying the London to Amsterdam train tickets. Of course, you can choose the ”old school” way and decide to do it at the railway station right before departure, but don’t forget that there is always a possibility to face such obstacles as already sold-out tickets or big queues. To avoid troubles, we recommend booking your tickets online. On Rail Ninja, you can book the train tickets in a matter of several minutes, learn all you need to know about the train timetables, routes and ticket prices. The important thing to keep in mind is that the “last-minute” tickets for a London to Amsterdam train cost 2.5 times more than the ones booked in advance, so a carefully planned trip always wins over spontaneous travel. After you acquire your ticket, you need to go to the St. Pancras Int Station, set in the center of London. There you can board a comfortable Eurostar train and find yourself in the heart of the Danish capital in approximately 4 and a half hours.

Where do I take the train to Amsterdam in London?

As stated prior, if you’ve decided to go to the beautiful capital of the Netherlands via a bullet London - Amsterdam train, you need to go to the St. Pancras Int station, set near the British Library.

How long is the train ride from London to Amsterdam?

As mentioned above, the overall London to Amsterdam train time is approximately 4 hours and 30 minutes.

How far in advance can you book a Eurostar to Amsterdam?

If you’ve settled upon traveling between the United Kingdom and the Netherlands on a fast Eurostar train, we advise using the Rail Ninja platform, allowing you to book a ticket for the comfortable bullet London - Amsterdam train up to 3.5 months prior to the trip.

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Train Information

Lowest train ticket cost:
$94
Departures:
2
Earliest departure:
11:04
Latest departure:
17:16
Shortest travel time:
3 hrs 55 min
Longest travel time:
4 hrs 7 min

London to Amsterdam Train Review & Rating

Booked in advance, happy with the service, everything was on time

Diego R. about traveling from London to Amsterdam