Leicester to Amsterdam by train Find train times and tickets

  • First train
    04:45
  • Last train
    21:58
  • Avg changes
    2
  • Fastest journey
    6hr

Travelling from Leicester to Amsterdam by train

Fast trains from Leicester to Amsterdam take around 6 hours, covering a distance of approximately 409 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Leicester and Amsterdam.

Are there direct trains from Leicester to Amsterdam?

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

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

Trains usually run with a similar frequency on weekends.

How long is the train journey from Leicester to Amsterdam?

The Leicester to Amsterdam train travel time is normally about 6 hours, whatever time you make the journey.

What are the Leicester to Amsterdam train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Amsterdam is usually scheduled to depart Leicester around 04:45 and the last train is around 21:58. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Leicester around 06:24, and the last at 23:03.

Route map is indicative only and may differ from the optimal route. Actual routes will be displayed when searching.

When to book Leicester to Amsterdam train tickets?

Trains for this journey usually open for booking around 3 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 Leicester to Amsterdam by train.

Which train companies operate between Leicester and Amsterdam?

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

  • East Midlands Trains
  • Eurostar
  • Intercités
  • Thalys

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

Route map is indicative only and may differ from the optimal route. Actual routes will be displayed when searching.

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Child and youth passengers

The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and rail 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.

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