The cheapest way to get to the London 2012 Olympics from Amsterdam is by international coach. One of the best value options is to use one of the passes offered by Eurolines who connect 41 European cities. Eurolines cheapest fare is 15 GBP between European cities with their funfare promotion. You can also buy a 15 day unlimted bus pass for Europe for as little as 175 Euros. For details download the Eurolines European Bus Pass
If you are visiting London for the 2012 Olympic games it is easy to transfer from your arrival point (London Victoria coach station) to the Olympic Games venue by underground. To get to the main Olympic Stadium you need to go to Stratford Tube Station via the Jubilee and Central lines (Stratford station is in square C8 in this underground map). The stadium is a 15-minute walk from the station. Although most events are in the Stratford area other locations are being used so check Olympic venues before you plan your route.
For onward journeys in the UK or from London the easiest way to book tickets is online through the National Express website. Click the button below to check the latest ticket prices and schedules.
Or if you are on a tight budget take a look at Megabus who operate two services a day between London and Amsterdam and have some fares as low as 12 GBP (plus a 50 pence booking fee) one way if you book far enough in advance. You can even book over night bus journeys which will save you accommodation costs. For the latest prices and booking information please click the button below:
If you are planning to travel from Amsterdam to London 2012 by train the best route is to pickup the Eurostar International train service from Brussels to the UK. A regular high speed train service is available from Amsterdam to Brussels station which costs from 29 Euros and takes 1 hour 53 minutes to make the journey. For London 2012 Olympic venues get off the Eurostar at either Ebbsfleet station or London St Pancras Station where you can then get on the Javelin Train service to Stratford Station (the main Olympic station). To view the latest passes, book EuroStar train tickets through the channel tunnel or just generally check prices and timetables click on the link below:
The Notting Hill Carnival
(Sun 26th Aug, 2018)
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Lord Mayor's Show
(Sat 10th Nov, 2018)
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