Quickly to the heart of London
- From € 59* one-way trip
- Change trains at station Brussel-Zuid/Midi
- Travel time Amsterdam – London 4h46m
- Early booking = lowest prices
Get back quickly with direct Eurostar
- 2x a day directly London-Amsterdam from € 40
- From June 2019 3x a day London-Amsterdam
- Travel time London – Amsterdam : 3h55m
- Travel time London – Rotterdam: 3h16m
Travel information LondonWhen travelling to London, you will have to change trains in Brussel-Zuid (Midi). You can choose to travel with either Thalys or with Intercity Brussels for the initial part of your journey. Both options make 6 connections a day to London.
There is a super fast direct Eurostar from London to Amsterdam, twice a day. This Eurostar will bring you from London St Pancras International in just 3 hours to Rotterdam and in 3.55 hours to Amsterdam Centraal.
From June 2019 there will be an extra direct train from London to Amsterdam. For a complete travel itinerary, consult our itinerary planner
Initial travel with Thalys Initial travel with Intercity Brussels From € 59 from Amsterdam Central Station From € 59 (price is from any station in the Netherlands) Travel time Amsterdam - London 4.46 hours Travel time Amsterdam - London 5.41 hours In the Netherlands calls at Amsterdam Central, Schiphol Airport and Rotterdam Central Makes several calls in the Netherlands (Amsterdam Central, Schiphol, Den Haag HS, Rotterdam Central, Dordrecht, Roosendaal) Can be booked 4 months in advance Can be booked 6 months in advance Route London - the Netherlands Travel time Change trains London - Amsterdam 3:55 0 London - Rotterdam 3:16 0* This is the travel time for the direct train from London to the Netherlands. There are also several indirect connections, with a transfer at Brussel-Zuid/Midi. Travel times can be found in the table "Route the Netherlands-London"
Prices train tickets LondonRates for train tickets to London are split into 3 groups. A full overview of the rates and condition can be found on Prices Eurostar. The most important conditions are listed below:
You travel Thalys together with Eurostar: from € 59 one-way
*Prices are based on a one-way trip
- 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 € 59 - € 220*
- Price 1st class from € 99 - € 360*
- Possibility to change
Book in advance and save money!Book Eurostar 6 months in advance and get the cheapest tickets to London! From € 59 you can travel from any station in the Netherlands!
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.
To make your trip that much easier, we have summed up certain practical issues for you.
Eurostar facilitiesWe 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 Thalys Read all about the facilities and practical issues of Intercity Brussels Read all about the facilities and practical issues of Eurostar
Check-in times EurostarThe Eurostar high-speed train travels through the Channel Tunnel when going from Brussels to London. Therefore, the safety requirements for this train are higher than for other international rail travel in Europe. This is why passengers must check-in when travelling with Eurostar. Passengers need to check-in in Brussels, or on the way back in London, at least 30 minutes prior to departure. When you book your ticket to London online with NS International, this check-in time is automatically taken into account.
Please note: If you are travelling on Eurostar with an Interrail ticket, you will need a check-in time of 45 minutes. It is your responsibility to check you have enough time to change trains when planning the trip. A first class Business Premier ticket will give you access to the lounge as well as a special, short check-in time of 10 minutes.
Metro in LondonAfter a quick and comfortable train journey with Eurostar you arrive at London St. Pancras International station in the heart of London. London has an excellent public transport system of subways and buses. With the special Oystercard you can use all bus and metro lines in London. The Oystercard can also be purchased online at VisitBritain.nl.
View the itinerary plannerPlease keep in mind that there could be delays or engineering works and check your trip with the itinerary planner. That way, you will never get an unpleasant surprise!
Download the appDownload our app so that you will be kept informed of the possible changes.
Free access to the loungesIf you have a Standard Premier or a Business Premier Eurostar ticket, can enjoy a free drink at the NS International Lounge in Amsterdam, Schiphol Airport and Rotterdam.
Business Premier lounges are available to Business Premier travellers and NS Business Card holders. You'll find them in our London, Paris, Brussels and Ebbsfleet departure lounges.
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* Listed from-prices are based on one-way trips with Intercity Brussels and Eurostar, 2nd class, from any station in the Netherlands. All rates are subject to availability and applicable fare conditions.