There are 7 ways to get from Aberdeen to Amsterdam by plane, train, car, car ferry, bus or car train

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly  •  4 h 31 min

  1. Fly from Aberdeen (ABZ) to Amsterdam (AMS) ABZ - AMS

$85 - $249

Cheapest option

Bus  •  22 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Union Square Bus Station to Victoria Coach Station Arrivals M11 / ...
  2. Take the bus from London to Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk Ouibus

$62 - $137

5 alternative options

Train  •  11 h 37 min

  1. Take the train from Aberdeen to London Kings Cross
  2. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Amsterdam, Centraal Station

$174 - $436

Train via Edinburgh  •  12 h 17 min

  1. Take the train from Aberdeen to Edinburgh
  2. Take the train from Edinburgh to London Kings Cross
  3. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Amsterdam, Centraal Station

$181 - $512

Drive, car ferry  •  21 h 21 min

  1. Drive from Aberdeen to Newcastle upon Tyne
  2. Take the car ferry from Newcastle upon Tyne to IJmuiden

$81 - $280

Train, car ferry  •  26 h

  1. Take the train from Aberdeen to Carnoustie
  2. Take the train from Carnoustie to Newcastle
  3. Take the car ferry from Newcastle upon Tyne to IJmuiden

$137 - $407

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  13 h 51 min

  1. Drive from Aberdeen to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais
  3. Drive from Calais to Amsterdam

$359 - $446

What companies run services between Aberdeen, Scotland and Amsterdam, Netherlands?

KLM and Flybe fly from Aberdeen to Amsterdam 5 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a train from Aberdeen to Amsterdam via London Kings Cross and London St. Pancras International in around 11 h 37 min.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Aberdeen to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Aberdeen to Amsterdam via Birmingham
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$85 - $480
Train operators
Virgin Trains East Coast
Website
virgintrainseastcoast.com
Train from Aberdeen to London Kings Cross
Ave. Duration
6 h 56 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$75 - $120
Website
virgintrainseastcoast.com
2nd Class
$75 - $120
1st Class
$150 - $220
Train from Aberdeen to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
2 h 34 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
virgintrainseastcoast.com
2nd Class
$26 - $40
1st Class
$45 - $75
Train from Edinburgh to London Kings Cross
Ave. Duration
4 h 13 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $95
Website
virgintrainseastcoast.com
2nd Class
$60 - $95
1st Class
$110 - $170
Eurostar
Website
eurostar.com
Train from London St. Pancras International to Amsterdam, Centraal Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 41 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$95 - $320
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$95 - $320
Premier
$230 - $360
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Aberdeen to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
2 h 23 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$22 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $50
Train from Aberdeen to Carnoustie
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $23
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$12 - $17
Anytime Day Single
$18 - $23
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Aberdeen to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
2 h 33 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$65 - $100
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $65
Anytime Single
$65 - $100
Off-Peak Single
$55 - $90
Train from Aberdeen to Carnoustie
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$29 - $45
Anytime Single
$40 - $65
Off-Peak Single
$30 - $45
Train from Carnoustie to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
3 h 17 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$85 - $130
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$50 - $80
Anytime Single
$85 - $130
Off-Peak Single
$85 - $130
Caledonian Sleeper
Website
sleeper.scot
Train from Aberdeen to Carnoustie
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$19 - $28
Website
sleeper.scot
Sleeper Berth Twin
$110 - $160
Sleeper Berth Solo
$195
Sleeper Seat
$19 - $28
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$176
Website
eurotunnel.com
Bus operators
Ferry operators
DFDS Seaways
Phone
+45 33 42 30 10
Email
incoming@dfdsseaways.dk​​
Website
dfdsseaways.co.uk
Car ferry from Newcastle upon Tyne to IJmuiden
Ave. Duration
16 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$26 - $200
Book at
dfds.co.uk
Reclining seat
$26 - $35
Reclining Seat
$41
Bed in a 4 berth inside shared cabin
$63
2-bed inside cabin
$120 - $170

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Aberdeen and Amsterdam is 694 km.

The cheapest way to get from Aberdeen to Amsterdam is to bus which costs £45 - £110 and takes 22 h 5 min.

The quickest way to get from Aberdeen to Amsterdam is to fly which takes 4 h 31 min and costs £60 - £190.

No, there is no direct train from Aberdeen to Amsterdam. However, there are services departing from Aberdeen and arriving at Amsterdam, Centraal Station via London St. Pancras International. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 37 min.

No, there is no direct bus from Aberdeen to Amsterdam. However, there are services departing from Union Square Bus Station and arriving at Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk via London. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 22 h 5 min.

It takes approximately 4 h 31 min to get from Aberdeen to Amsterdam, including transfers.