New Eurostar route from London to Amsterdam set to start on April 4

Eurostar is launching its new route from London to Amsterdam in April, making it even easier to get to the popular destination.

The new route will be launched on April 4 and will start with two trains a day, with one-way fares from £35.

The journey will take around three hours, and return journeys will connect through Brussels as a temporary measure while the UK and Netherlands governments complete an agreement on passport checks.

New route – the route will make it even easier to get to Amsterdam from London (Picture: Getty)

The new route was hailed as an ‘historic milestone’ in the expansion of international high-speed rail travel.

Nicolas Petrovic, chief executive of Eurostar, said: “The launch of our service to the Netherlands represents an exciting advance in cross-Channel travel and heralds a new era in international high-speed rail.”

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He added: “With direct services from the UK to the Netherlands, France and Belgium, we are transforming the links between the UK and three of Europe’s top trading nations.

“Our new route marks the culmination of the extensive investment in high-speed rail on both sides of the Channel.”

(Top picture: PA)

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