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Amsterdam to London Trains

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Trains from Amsterdam to London

eurostar train on the move

Planning on getting the Eurostar from Amsterdam to London? With our daily direct trains running from one capital city to another, you’ll leave behind the tight cobbled streets of Amsterdam and swap them for some, well, tight cobbled streets in London – depending on where in London of course.

And with direct journey times of just 4 hours 09 minutes, you’ll be in London in no time. Plus, there’s no hidden charges for luggage or limits on liquids. Travelling from Amsterdam to London really couldn’t be simpler.

Our Amsterdam to London Eurostar trains leave from the beating heart of the city, Centraal Station, and travel right to the centre of London, terminating at London St Pancras International.


Departing from Amsterdam Centraal


When travelling on the train from Amsterdam to London, please arrive at our recommended arrival time to allow plenty of time to get through border controls and security before your train’s due to leave. Once you’re there: 


• Find the Eurostar departures building at the end of platform 15b. Once there, you’ll need to show your ticket and pass through security before moving to a waiting area.

• Our ticket checks stop 30 minutes before your train departs (or 20 minutes beforehand for Business Premier passengers and Carte Blanche holders).

• To reach the departures building on platform 15b, you’ll need to scan your ticket at the earlier NS ticket gates.

Please make sure to download your mobile ticket or print it before your journey. A service fee of €5 is charged for printing tickets in the ticket office in the Netherlands.

Just so you know, some of our trains might need to stop at Brussels-Midi/Zuid for less than half an hour for border security reasons. This wait is scheduled into your journey time – so you won’t be late. You won’t be able to leave the train during the wait.  

Travellers and Eurostar staff on board of a Eurostar train

Why travel by train from Amsterdam to London?


You can go from the heart of Amsterdam to the centre of London direct in just 4 hours 09 minutes.

Travel in style and comfort on our Amsterdam to London train with lots of legroom and space to unwind. The seats on our Amsterdam to London Eurostar trains are designed for a comfier journey, while our two-bag luggage allowance means there’s no need to hold back on the packing.

And with a choice of Standard, Standard Premier, or Business Premier, there’s a travel class to suit every budget.


Taking an indirect train from Amsterdam to London


If the times of our direct Amsterdam to London trains don’t suit, you can take a Thalys train from Amsterdam Centraal to Brussels-Midi/Zuid instead (it takes 1 hour 52 minutes) and then change on to a Eurostar train from Brussels to London for the remainder of the journey. 

Get off the Thalys train in Brussels then find the Eurostar departure area under platforms 1 and 2. When you get there, scan the barcode on your Eurostar ticket at the ticket gates, pass through security and passport control and you’re on your way again.


St Pancras station

Arriving at St Pancras International


Amsterdam to London Eurostar trains arrive right in the heart of London at the beautiful and historic St Pancras International. As well as lots of shops and restaurants, you’ll find six London Underground connections and buses to whisk you to London’s top museums and galleries.

Interior of a Eurostar train

Return journey


Your return journey is even faster. With our daily direct trains from London to Amsterdam, it only takes 3 hours and 52 minutes to get from city centre to city centre.

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Trains to the Netherlands

London to Rotterdam Trains

With our new daily trains direct from St Pancras International to Rotterdam Centraal, it takes just 3hrs 13 mins to speed from city centre to city centre.

London to Rotterdam Trains

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