London to Amsterdam by Train
03 Oct 2017 13:00
Is Amsterdam high on your travel bucket list? Are you daydreaming about strolling alongside the city’s beautiful canals, drinking Heineken in one of the many pubs and witnessing The Night Watch, one of the most famous paintings in the world? As from December 2017, it is possible to travel directly from London to Amsterdam by train. The Eurostar swiftly takes you to the heart the most popular city in the Netherlands. Perfect for a quick business trip or a fun weekend away! What’s more, with prices starting at just €56 (£50), the train from London to Amsterdam is also accessible for travellers on a budget.
How to travel from London to Amsterdam by train?
As from this December, it will be possible to travel directly from London to Amsterdam by train. In merely 4 hours, the Eurostar takes travellers to the capital city of the Netherlands. On its way to Amsterdam, the Eurostar will pass Rotterdam and Brussels. Initially, the Eurostar will depart once a day from London St. Pancras International. As from the spring of 2018, the London to Amsterdam train is expected to depart twice a day. Were you unable to secure a seat on the direct train from London to Amsterdam? Luckily, there is another way to travel from London to Amsterdam by train. Firstly, take Eurostar train from London St. Pancras to Brussels. Subsequently, the Thalys or the hourly intercity train will take you to from Brussels to Amsterdam.
Tickets for the train from London to Amsterdam
Tickets for the direct train from London to Amsterdam start at merely €56 (£50) for a one-way trip. If you prefer more comfort and luxury during your trip, you can travel first class for an additional €50 (£44). First-class travellers enjoy more spacious seating, access to lounges, Wi-Fi+ and additional catering services. It is recommended to book your ticket as soon as possible. While six months before departure, second-class tickets start at €59, the price may rise up to €220 (£195) if you book a week in advance. Similarly, the price for a first-class ticket for the train from London to Amsterdam can rise up to €274 (£242).
Travel from London to Amsterdam by train with Eurostar
The direct train from London to Amsterdam is the brand new Eurostar E320. This Eurostar is fully equipped with everything you might need during your trip: free Wi-Fi, extensive catering facilities and a broad choice of digital entertainment, which can be streamed on a tablet, laptop or smartphone.