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How to get from Amsterdam to London

Discover your rail options from Amsterdam to London

  • Amsterdam to London
    4 hours 40 minutes

    Amsterdam to London

  • Travel quickly in comfort
    High-Speed Trains

    Travel quickly in comfort

  • For Eurail travelers
    Fixed Prices

    For Eurail travelers

Eurail Pass Recommendation


Eurail Global Pass


Travel from London to Paris and discover up to 31 European countries. The Eurail Global Pass is our most popular rail pass, and the perfect way to see more of Europe. Gives you access to this train route and countless more!


The Rail Route: AMsterdam to London


Distance from Amsterdam to London


331 miles (534 kilometers)


Train stations


Amsterdam Centraal Station to London St. Pancras International 

Train Options

Travel time

  • This route takes an average of 4hrs 40mins, including one transfer in Brussels of around 42 minutes
  • Amsterdam - Brussels 1hr 51min
  • Brussels - London 2hr 7min



  • The train from Amsterdam to Brussels runs 14 times a day
  • The train from Brussels to London runs 9 times a day 



The combined cost of the two trains without a Eurail Pass is on average 180 Euros, and as high as 400

With a Eurail pass, you pay only 45 Euros for the seat reservations (15 EUR + 30 EUR)



  • Seat reservations are required on both trains.
  • Thalys from Amsterdam to Brussels costs 15 Euros, and the Eurostar from Brussels to London costs 30 Euros.
  • Book ahead of time to guarantee a place.
  • Tickets can be purchased directly at the stations, however this is subject to availability.

On-Board facilities

Both train carriers have facilities to make your journey as comfortable as possible


  • On-board WiFi
  • Electrical Outlets
  • Food service available on request for an additional cost
  • Comfortable seats with optional tables
  • Luggage storage


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What your fellow travelers said

"Even in standard class Eurostar seats are comfortable and carriages are air conditioned."

Read Erin McNeaney's account of her trip on the Eurostar.

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