Dover to Amsterdam by train

  • First train
  • Last train
  • Avg changes
  • Fastest journey
    5hr 53m
  • Distance
    284 kilometres
  • Trains per day
  • Avg. journey time
    7hr 51m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Dover to Amsterdam by train

Fast trains from Dover to Amsterdam take around 5 hours and 53 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 284 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Dover and Amsterdam.

1. Are there direct trains from Dover to Amsterdam?

Journeys between Dover and Amsterdam usually involve 2 changes of train.

We usually find around 22 departures on the route from Dover to Amsterdam every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 17 departures.

2. How long is the train journey from Dover to Amsterdam?

The Dover to Amsterdam train travel time is normally about 5 hours and 53 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

3. What are the Dover to Amsterdam train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Amsterdam is usually scheduled to depart Dover around 05:44 and the last train is around 16:49. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Dover around 05:58, and the last at 22:49.

When to book Dover to Amsterdam train tickets?

Trains for this journey usually open for booking around 4 and a half months in advance. If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from Dover to Amsterdam by train.

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Which train companies operate between Dover and Amsterdam?

More than one train company operates on the route from Dover to Amsterdam, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:

  • Eurostar
  • Intercités
  • London Underground
  • Southeastern
  • Thalys

You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.

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Child and youth passengers

The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and operator. This is why we ask for the age of young passengers.

Sometimes children below a certain age can travel without a seat for free. If you want to guarantee a seat for child passengers, enter '6' as the age of the child.

Read more about child and youth passenger ages. See also youth discounts and railcards.