Eurostar To Launch Direct Amsterdam to London Service

The long delayed service will launch in October 2020. Peter Gray reports.

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If you fancy waking up with the smell of tulips outside your window, it’s reassuring to know that you can jump on a train and be in Amsterdam in just four hours. What you can’t do at the moment, however, is go direct from Amsterdam to London. There’s currently no direct route from the city to London – so, if you want to travel between the two cities, you’ll need to change trains in Brussels.

Fortunately, that’s about to change on the 26th of October 2020. On that day, Eurostar will launch its much delayed new direct service  between the two popular European cities. The service was scheduled to launch in March 2020, however, due to the pandemic the launch was postponed. 

Now, with European travel gradually returning to pre-pandemic levels, Eurostar have decided that the time is right to launch the service. So, if fancy a weekend in buzzing Amsterdam – there has never been a better time to go. And if you are planning a trip, then there’s no better way to go than by train.

Eurostar not only goes from city centre to city centre, but the check in is short and the prices are excellent, with a one way ticket starting at just £40. Oh, did we mention that travelling by train was more environmentally friendly too.

N.B At the moment, travellers to the Netherlands are obliged to quarantine for 14 days after returning to the UK.

The Amsterdam to London service launches on the 26th of October 2020. More information can be found here.

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What: new train service
When: 26 Oct 2020
Where: Amsterdam-London
Website: Eurostar