Shipping United Kingdom - Netherlands


Our transport company organizes also high-standard express shipping between the United Kingdom and the Netherlands. Amsterdam lies 577 km (358 miles) away from London, what can usually be travelled in 9-11 hours. However, please remember that some unforeseen circumstances may often appear on the roads, namely traffic jams, queues at the border crossing or ferry, as well as rain, storms, blizzards or other difficulties that may have more or less of an impact on the longer delivery.

Express transport between the United Kingdom and the Netherlands runs extremely smoothly, among others thanks to the excellently-developed Dutch road network. It is one of the densest in Europe (139 295 km), far exceeding in this respect for example France or Germany, which accounts for up to 2758 km expressways and motorways. The density of motorways in the Netherlands also belongs to the most intense in the world and amounts 64 km per 1000 km². This contributes to significant improvement and quickening of transport, therefore, express shipping between the Netherlands and the United Kingdom is so popular in business.

The Netherlands is a constitutional monarchy, which belongs to the Kingdom of the Netherlands together with Curaçao, Sint Maarten and Aruba. It is a member of the European Union, NATO and the United Nations. Such institutions as the International Criminal Court, the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia and the International Court of Justice have their seats in the Netherlands. The state is divided into 12 provinces. Dutch economy takes sixteenth place in the world ranking. To a large extent it is based on services, but also on a highly developed industry and agriculture. The most common exports are, inter alia, machinery, automobiles and agricultural products such as flower bulbs and peppers, cucumbers and tomatoes. Such well-known worldwide companies as Heineken, Philips, Shell and ING originated in the Netherlands and have their headquarters in this country. All the mentioned factors have huge impact on the remarkable profitability of express transport between the Netherlands and the UK.