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Amsterdam canal at night on a trip from London

Ashford to Amsterdam Trains

City or station
City or station
Two-bag allowanceand no weight restrictions
From the heart of one cityto the heart of another
No hidden costsEverything’s included

Trains from Ashford to Amsterdam

Take the train from Ashford to Amsterdam

From city centre to city centre, you could be in Amsterdam in just 3 hrs and 50 mins from Ashford international. 

With just one quick change in Brussels, Holland has never been closer. 

And the best part is, there’s no hidden charges for luggage or limits on liquids. 

Arriving at the station

Get to Ashford International 45-60 minutes before departure so there's plenty of time to go through security and passport control. 

Once you're through security, you'll find:

  • A newsagent, a café, and a bar
  • Wi-fi
  • A quiet area for business travellers
  • A bureau de change

What’s on board Eurostar?

You won't be bored on board with Metropolitan magazine and our free wifi.

There’s free wi-fi for everyone and a power socket at every seat – so you can keep your devices charged up.

Food and drinks are available from Café Métropole and, if you’re travelling in Standard Premier or Business Premier, you’ll get a complimentary meal.

Children under 16 cannot travel unaccompanied on our direct route to the Netherlands.

Connecting in Brussels

Once in Brussels hop off the Eurostar train (don’t forget your luggage) and jump on a Thalys train that will take you straight to Amsterdam Centraal station located in the centre of Amsterdam.

Our booking system will find the best possible price and time for your combined Thalys and Eurostar ticket.

Arriving in Amsterdam

There is a range of shops and amenities in Amsterdam Centraal as well as a baggage storage facility. Looking for local information? You’ll find the Amsterdam Tourist Office outside the main entrance to the station in a traditional white wooden Dutch coffee house.

Exploring Amsterdam

Planning an Amsterdam break? It's easy to get around Amsterdam on foot, but it's far more fun on two wheels. So join the 800,000 other cyclists around town and explore some of the city's 400km of cycle paths.

What’s on in Amsterdam

April: King’s Day

July: Over het IJ festival

August: Grachtenfestival (Canal Festival)

December: Christmas market

Around Amsterdam

  • Head to the markets at Edam  or Alkmaar for a serious cheese fix.
  • Hike, bike, ride or swim at Zuid-Kennemerland National Park.
  • Visit the historic village of Zaanse Schans.

A taste of Amsterdam

  • Tuck into pancake-like poffertjes for a sugar fix.
  • Slather your toast with butter and chocolate hagelslagsprinkles.
  • Try bitterballen – crispy meatballs with tangy mustard.

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