Eurostar has announced that due to popular demand, it will be increasing the number of services to Amsterdam.
The high-speed rail service is launching a third daily service from London to Rotterdam and Amsterdam, which is set to kick off on Tuesday 11th June.
Tickets have already gone on sale on the Eurostar website with fares starting from as little as £35 each way.
Pair that with a stay at one of the cheap hotels in Amsterdam and you could bag yourself a bargain city break.
Not to mention that there are some incredible things to see and do in the Dutch capital, as well as the incredible bars that make up the nightlife.
Eurostar first launched its new direct service to Amsterdam in April last year, with an approximate journey time of 3 hours and 52 minutes to Amsterdam (3 hours 13 minutes if you’re travelling to Rotterdam).
While the journey is direct on the way out, it’s worth noting that the UK and Dutch governments have yet to agree on the immigration procedures at Amsterdam Centraal.
Therefore on the return leg of your journey, you’ll have to disembark in Brussels and go through passport control which adds up to approximately an hour extra of travel time – but then the onwards journey is direct to London St Pancras.
Mike Cooper, Chief Executive, Eurostar, said: "Our new route to the Netherlands has been met with strong demand from our customers, who increasingly value the ease, comfort and seamless experience of high-speed rail.
"A third train each day will boost capacity whilst offering more choice and flexibility to travellers connecting between these European cities."
Eurostar also claims that the introduction of the third service will bring the company’s capacity on the route to the equivalent of 12 flights per day.
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