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There are 8 ways to get from Amsterdam Airport (AMS) to Edinburgh Airport (EDI) by plane, train, car ferry, car, bus, night bus or car train

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Fly to Edinburgh  •  1h 25m

  1. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Edinburgh (EDI) AMS - EDI

£35 - £140

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Fly to Glasgow, train  •  3h 17m

  1. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Glasgow (GLA) AMS - GLA
  2. Take the train from Glasgow Queen Street to Haymarket

£59 - £183

Train  •  9h 55m

  1. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
  2. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to London St Pancras Eurostar Eil
  3. Take the train from London Kings Cross to Edinburgh

£104 - £265

Car ferry, drive  •  19h 12m

  1. Take the car ferry from IJmuiden to Newcastle upon Tyne
  2. Drive from Newcastle upon Tyne to Edinburgh Airport (EDI)

£42 - £184

Bus  •  23h

  1. Take the bus from Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk to London - Victoria Coach Station BlaBlaBus
  2. Take the bus from Belgravia, Victoria Coach Station to Edinburgh Airport, Airport M20

£51 - £98

Car ferry, train  •  23h 6m

  1. Take the car ferry from IJmuiden to Newcastle upon Tyne
  2. Take the train from Newcastle to Edinburgh

£40 - £243

Train, night bus, bus  •  22h 26m

  1. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Den Haag Centraal
  2. Take the night bus from The Hague to London 140
  3. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Sheffield Coach Station, Pond Street
  4. Take the train from Sheffield to Edinburgh

£136 - £226

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  11h 48m

  1. Drive from Amsterdam Airport (AMS) to Calais-Fréthun
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Calais-Fréthun to Folkestone
  3. Drive from Folkestone to Edinburgh Airport (EDI)

£243 - £301

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Amsterdam Airport (AMS) to Edinburgh Airport (EDI) is to fly which costs 40€ - 150€ and takes 1h 25m.

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The quickest way to get from Amsterdam Airport (AMS) to Edinburgh Airport (EDI) is to fly which costs 40€ - 150€ and takes 1h 25m.

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No, there is no direct train from Amsterdam Airport (AMS) to Edinburgh Airport (EDI). However, there are services departing from Schiphol Airport and arriving at Edinburgh Airport via Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi, London Kings Cross, Edinburgh and Gogar, Edinburgh Gateway. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9h 55m.

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The distance between Amsterdam Airport (AMS) and Edinburgh Airport (EDI) is 666 km.

The best way to get from Amsterdam Airport (AMS) to Edinburgh Airport (EDI) without a car is to train which takes 9h 55m and costs 110€ - 300€.

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It takes approximately 1h 25m to fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Edinburgh (EDI), including transfers and time at the airport.

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Amsterdam Airport (AMS) to Edinburgh Airport (EDI) train services, operated by Thalys, depart from Schiphol Airport station.

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The best way to get from Amsterdam Airport (AMS) to Edinburgh Airport (EDI) is to fly which takes 1h 25m and costs 40€ - 150€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 110€ - 300€ and takes 9h 55m, you could also bus, which costs 55€ - 120€ and takes 23h.

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The quickest flight from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Edinburgh Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 25m.

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Edinburgh Airport (EDI) is 1h behind Amsterdam Airport (AMS). It is currently 3:38 AM in Amsterdam Airport (AMS) and 2:38 AM in Edinburgh Airport (EDI).

Map of how to get from Amsterdam Airport (AMS) to Edinburgh Airport (EDI).
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  • Distance: 416.1 miles
  • Duration: 1h 25m

What companies run services between Amsterdam Airport (AMS), Netherlands and Edinburgh Airport (EDI), Scotland?

KLM, easyJet and two other airlines fly from Amsterdam Airport (AMS) to Edinburgh Airport (EDI) hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Amsterdam Airport (AMS) to Edinburgh Airport (EDI) via Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi, London St Pancras Eurostar, London Kings Cross, Edinburgh, Edinburgh Gateway, and Gogar, Edinburgh Gateway in around 9h 55m.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£85 - £310
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£90 - £370
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£45 - £210
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Edinburgh via London Luton
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Monday
Estimated price
£45 - £210
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Edinburgh via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£45 - £210
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£55 - £260
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Glasgow via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
£55 - £260
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Edinburgh via London City
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
£65 - £280
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Glasgow via London City
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£65 - £290
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Glasgow via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£65 - £290
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Edinburgh via Birmingham
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
£60 - £260
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Edinburgh via London City
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
£60 - £260
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Glasgow via Birmingham
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£65 - £310
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Glasgow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£35 - £140
Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Glasgow Queen Street to Haymarket
Ave. Duration
43m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
£11 - £14
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
£7 - £11
Anytime Day Single
£11 - £14
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Schiphol Airport to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£40 - £60
Website
Thalys
2nd Class
£40 - £60
1st Class
£60 - £85
Dutch Railways (NS)

Dutch Railways (NS) is the main passenger railway operator in the Netherlands. Founded in 1938, NS connects all major cities in the Netherlands, and offers night trains, international trains, Intercity direct, and trains to and from the airport. NS International is the international subsidiary of NS; their services include high-speed trains such as Thalys, ICE International, Eurostar and TGV, to major European hubs including Paris, London, Brussels, Berlin, Cologne, Frankfurt and Lille.

Contact Details
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Schiphol Airport to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
2h 37m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
£20 - £45
Website
NS
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
1st Class
£30 - £45
2nd Class
£20 - £27
Train from Schiphol Airport to Den Haag Centraal
Ave. Duration
52m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
£7 - £17
Website
NS
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
1st Class
£12 - £17
2nd Class
£7 - £10
Eurostar
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Contact Details
Phone
+44 343 218 6186
Website
eurostar.com
Train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to London St Pancras Eurostar
Ave. Duration
2h 1m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£50 - £150
Website
Eurostar
Standard
£50 - £150
Premier
£120 - £180
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from London Kings Cross to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
4h 18m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£30 - £45
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
£30 - £45
1st Class
£55 - £85
Train from Newcastle to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£11 - £16
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
£11 - £16
1st Class
£26 - £40
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Newcastle to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£45 - £75
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
£30 - £45
Anytime Single
£45 - £75
Off-Peak Single
£40 - £65
Train from Sheffield to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
3h 47m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£80 - £130
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
£50 - £75
Anytime Single
£80 - £130
Off-Peak Single
£85 - £130
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Newcastle to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£35 - £55
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
£16 - £23
Off-Peak Day Single
£26 - £40
Anytime Day Single
£35 - £55
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Calais-Fréthun to Folkestone
Ave. Duration
25m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£131
Website
eurotunnel.com
Bus operators
Blablabus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 10 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk to London - Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
11h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
£16 - £22
Website
Blablabus
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Night bus from The Hague to London
Ave. Duration
10h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£25 - £45
Website
flixbus.co.uk
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Sheffield Coach Station, Pond Street
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£22 - £29
Book at
National Express
Ferry operators
DFDS Seaways
Phone
+45 33 42 30 10
Email
incoming@dfdsseaways.dk​​
Website
dfdsseaways.co.uk
Car ferry from IJmuiden to Newcastle upon Tyne
Ave. Duration
16h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£20 - £150
Website
dfds.co.uk
Reclining seat
£20 - £25
Reclining Seat
£31
Bed in a 4 berth inside shared cabin
£47
2-bed inside cabin
£90 - £130

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Amsterdam Airport (AMS) to Edinburgh Airport (EDI) train services, operated by LNER, arrive at Edinburgh station.

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Flybe, KLM, British Airways and easyJet offer flights from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Edinburgh Airport.

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