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Old 04-07-2009, 07:43 PM   #1
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What is the cheapest and fastest way to get from the Uk(london are) to The
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Cheapest and fastest are rarely the same thing.

The cheapest option by far is to catch a bus. Check out Megabus and National Express. Take an over night bus and save on a nights accommodation. It can suck by so does stuffing around with airports.
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To fly from London Luton to Amsterdam with Easyjet would only work out about a fiver more expensive than getting a bus, and it takes 10 hours less.

Personally, I'd pay the extra, I hate long bus journeys!
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yes Id like to get there faster haha. I only have four days off per week, the rest of the time Ill be in the UK going on field trips with my class. I plan to take 3-4 of these trips, A-dam being my 1st choice. Im thinking a Rome/Pisa trip for the second...
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It also looks like Stansted airport is closer to where I'll be based out of. I was able to find flights out of there
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If your traveling during the week it's very cheep to fly to Amsterdam. You should be able to find flights for under €100. Try all the airlines don't just restrict yourself to the popular budget airlines.
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Personally I recommend getting a train to Harwich, take the ferry accross overnight to Hoek van Holland, and then train to Amsterdam, then either same thing back, or fly. I'd stick with the ferry the whole time, cost, time,whatever, ferries are dying out a bit now with all the air travel.
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well the only problem with the overnight ferry is that fact its over night ha ha. i know have a 4 day weekend for this trip.
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ok,say...4 days,fri,sat,sun,mon,get the overnight leaving thurs night,and take the overnight leavin mon night,how is that?
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