Rail Europe is now distributing tickets for the new direct Eurostar route between the Netherlands and the U.K., without changing trains in Brussels. The direct journey from Amsterdam to London takes four hours and 10 minutes, and the service starts from April 30, 2020.
Initially, there will be two services a day with the aim of increasing this to three or four times daily. Eurostar tickers can be booked six months in advance.
Since Eurostar introduced a new route between London and Amsterdam in 2018, you can now travel between the two cities in a way that doesn’t involved airports, excess carbon emissions or excess luggage costs. Also, traveling by train between London and Amsterdam means that you go straight into the heart of both cities. Traveling between the two will become easier with passport control all handled in Amsterdam.
Rail Europe has launched and Earlybird sale, applicable on trains from London to France, Belgium and the Netherlands with fares starting from $57. More details are available here: www.raileurope.com.
Rail Europe is part of e-voyageurs SNCF. It offers train journeys across more than 30 countries and 25,000 destinations on 11,000 different routes. The catalog of products focuses on trains with European carriers, such as SNCF, Eurostar, Thalys, Trenitalia, DB or Renfe, rail passes such as Swiss Travel Pass, Eurail or Japan Pass, and luxury train journeys, such as Rocky Mountaineer, Venice Simplon-Orient-Express and Trans-Siberian.