Return from € 100

To London by train

Quickly to the city center to London

  • Amsterdam to London direct, from € 100 return
  • Amsterdam to London direct and v.v., from € 55 one way
  • Amsterdam to London with transfer in Brussels, from € 66 one way

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The earlier you book, the lower the price. The lowest fare from Amsterdam to London is a return ticket for € 100. If the € 100 tickets have run out on a particular time and day, the price will increase to anywhere between € 100 and € 411. You pay extra if you want to be flexible.

Travel information

      More information on checking in with Eurostar

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      Travel times to London - direct connection

      Route Travel time Transfer Header Header
      Amsterdam - London 4.49 1 Content Content
      Utrecht - London 4.54 2 Content Content
      Schiphol - London 4.24 1 Content Content
      The Hague - London 4.28 2 Content Content
      Rotterdam - London 3.59 1 Content Content
      Breda - London 4.15 1 Content Content
      Eindhoven - London 5.19 1 Content Content
      Brussels - London 2.46 0 Content Content

      For a complete travel itinerary, consult our itinerary planner

      Frequently asked questions about taking the train to London

      How long does it take to travel to London by train?
      The shortest trip from Amsterdam to London takes approximately 4.49 hours. View our itinerary planner for an up-to-date overview of all travel times.
      How much does a train ticket to London cost?
      The lowest price for a return ticket between Amsterdam and London is € 100. The sooner you book, the lower the price. For the best price, you can book from a station near. Check our itinerary planner for an up-to-date overview of all prices.
      Can I travel to London by train?
      Yes, there is a direct train connection from Amsterdam and Rotterdam to London. Due to recontruction work at Amsterdam Central Station, there will be no direct trains from 15 June untill early 2025. You can still board at Amsterdam Central Station or Rotterdam Central Station, but will need to change trains at Brussels. 4.49 hours later you can get off at London St. Pancras International, in the heart of the city.
      What route does the direct train to London take?
      Eurostar starts its train journey to London at Amsterdam Central Station. Then you go to Rotterdam Central, Brussels Zuid/Midi and Lille. Finally, at Calais, you cross the English Channel. Eurostar sometimes stops at the English stations Ashford and Ebbsfleet before arriving at London St Pancras International.
      At what train station does Eurostar arrive and terminate in London?
      The train between Amsterdam and London arrives at London St. Pancras International.
      How can I book the cheapest return ticket to London?
      When booking, select the direct train for € 55. If you also choose the direct train for the return journey of € 56, you will see that the total sum of your trip is only € 100.  

      Prices train tickets London

      If you travel to London with a transfer in Brussels, the price of your ticket is a combination of:

      • A ticket with Eurostar or Intercity Brussels to Brussels South
      • A Eurostar ticket from Brussels to London

      A complete overview of the rates and conditions can be found on the Eurostar Rates page. The most important conditions can be found below:

      Travelling Eurostar with transfer in Brussels:

      There are 3 types of tariffs available:

      • Standard, Standard Premier and Business Premier
      • Standard has the cheapest tickets, limited availability
      • 1st class available with Standard Premier and Business Premier
      Travelling with Intercity Brussels together with Eurostar:
      • Price 2nd class from € 66 one way
      • Possibility to change
      Class Price one-way (from-to) Header Header Header
      Standard € 66 - € 220 Content Content Content
      Standard Premier € 99,50 - € 274 Content Content Content
      Business Premier € 360  Content Content Content

      Book in advance and save money!

      Eurostar tickets can be booked 6 months in advance, giving you the best chance of getting the cheapest tickets to London!

      Do you want to and can you book far in advance? Then choose the ticket with the lowest fare. The best rate for the price-conscious travellers.

      General tips for getting the cheapest tickets

      • Book as early as possibly to have the most chance of getting the cheapest tickets.
      • Travelling in the evening is often cheaper.
      • For a weekend getaway, travel Sat-Sun-Mon instead of Fri-Sat-Sun.
      • Book online to avoid booking fee.

      Tips to get the best rates

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      Practical information

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      Check-in time for the direct Eurostar

      Direct travel to London is possible from Amsterdam and Rotterdam. You check in at the Eurostar Departures Terminal: your tickets, luggage and passport are checked. Your ticket/fare determines how long in advance you should check in, this is stated at the top of your Eurostar ticket:

      • Business Premier (1st class): no later than 15 minutes before departure from Brussels/Paris/London and no later than 20 minutes before departure from Amsterdam/Rotterdam/Lille.
      • Standard Premier (1st class) and Standard (2nd class): no later than 30 minutes before departure at all stations.

      Be on time at ypur departure station

      Please note that the time on your ticket is the departure time of your Eurostar train. You must arrive at the station earlier to check in. Your ticket includes advice on how long in advance you should be at the departure station to ensure a smooth check-in process. The advice varies depending on the ticket/fare, this is shown at the top of your Eurostar ticket. The advice is usually between 45 and 90 minutes before departure.

      Read more about check-in

      Eurostar facilities

      To make your trip that much easier, we have summed up certain practical issues for you. We would gladly inform you about all facilities on board so that you can make your journey more comfortable.

      Read all about the facilities and practical issues of Eurostar
      Read all about the facilities and practical issues of Intercity Brussels


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