There are 12 ways to get from Amsterdam Airport (AMS) to Gretna Green by plane, train, car ferry, car, bus, night bus, night train 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.

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Fly to Newcastle, train  •  4h 34m

  1. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Newcastle (NCL) AMS - NCL
  2. Take the train from Newcastle to Carlisle

£52 - £212

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Car ferry, drive  •  18h 16m

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

£36 - £173

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Fly to Glasgow, train  •  4h 18m

  1. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Glasgow (GLA) AMS - GLA
  2. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Carlisle

£71 - £313

Fly to Edinburgh, train  •  4h 48m

  1. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Edinburgh (EDI) AMS - EDI
  2. Take the train from Haymarket to Carlisle

£50 - £277

Fly to Manchester, train  •  5h 8m

  1. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Manchester (MAN) AMS - MAN
  2. Take the train from Manchester Airport to Carlisle

£73 - £217

Fly to Liverpool, train  •  5h 17m

  1. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Liverpool (LPL) AMS - LPL
  2. Take the train from Warrington Bank Quay to Carlisle

£80 - £356

Fly to Durham, train  •  6h 12m

  1. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Durham (MME) AMS - MME
  2. Take the train from Darlington to Newcastle
  3. Take the train from Newcastle to Carlisle

£62 - £476

Train  •  9h 45m

  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 Euston to Carlisle

£222 - £746

Bus  •  21h 1m

  1. Take the bus from Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk to London - Victoria Coach Station BlaBlaBus / ...
  2. Take the bus from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to Carlisle National Express

£38 - £69

Car ferry, train  •  23h 30m

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

£36 - £190

Train, night bus, night train  •  20h

  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 night train from London Euston to Carlisle

£81 - £115

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  10h 15m

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

£233 - £287

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Amsterdam Airport (AMS) to Gretna Green is to bus which costs 40€ - 85€ and takes 21h 1m.

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The quickest way to get from Amsterdam Airport (AMS) to Gretna Green is to fly and train which costs 80€ - 370€ and takes 4h 18m.

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No, there is no direct train from Amsterdam Airport (AMS) to Gretna Green. However, there are services departing from Schiphol Airport and arriving at Gretna Green via Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi, London Euston and Carlisle. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9h 45m.

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The distance between Amsterdam Airport (AMS) and Gretna Green is 373 miles.

The best way to get from Amsterdam Airport (AMS) to Gretna Green without a car is to train which takes 9h 45m and costs 250€ - 900€.

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It takes approximately 4h 34m to get from Amsterdam Airport (AMS) to Gretna Green, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Amsterdam Airport (AMS) to Gretna Green is to train which takes 9h 45m and costs 250€ - 900€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 40€ - 85€ and takes 21h 1m.

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The quickest flight from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Newcastle Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 10m.

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Gretna Green is 1h behind Amsterdam Airport (AMS). It is currently 2:04 AM in Amsterdam Airport (AMS) and 1:04 AM in Gretna Green.

Map of how to get from Amsterdam Airport (AMS) to Gretna Green.
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  • Distance: 372.6 miles
  • Duration: 4h 34m

What companies run services between Amsterdam Airport (AMS), Netherlands and Gretna Green, Scotland?

You can take a train from Amsterdam Airport (AMS) to Gretna Green via Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi, London St Pancras Eurostar, London Euston, and Carlisle in around 9h 45m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Amsterdam Airport (AMS) to Gretna Green via Amsterdam Sloterdijk, Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk, London - Victoria Coach Station, London Victoria Coach Station, Heathrow Airport London T2,3, Carlisle, and Carlisle, Howard Arms in around 21h 1m.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£55 - £270
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Glasgow via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
£55 - £270
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Glasgow via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£55 - £270
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£50 - £210
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Edinburgh via London Luton
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Monday
Estimated price
£50 - £210
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Edinburgh via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£50 - £210
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£50 - £270
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Liverpool
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£45 - £300
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Liverpool via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
£45 - £300
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£85 - £390
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£90 - £380
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£85 - £320
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£65 - £350
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Durham
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£95 - £460
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Glasgow via Birmingham
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£65 - £310
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Edinburgh via Birmingham
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
£60 - £270
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Edinburgh via London City
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
£60 - £270
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£45 - £280
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Manchester via Southampton
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£45 - £280
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Glasgow via London City
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
£65 - £300
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Glasgow via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
3h 51m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£65 - £300
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Edinburgh via London City
Ave. Duration
3h 16m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
£70 - £290
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Edinburgh via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Friday
Estimated price
£70 - £290
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Manchester via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£85 - £460
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
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Newcastle to Carlisle
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£15 - £22
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Darlington to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£9 - £14
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from Newcastle to Carlisle
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£6 - £10
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
£6 - £10
1st Class
£19 - £27
Train from Haymarket to Carlisle
Ave. Duration
1h 49m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
£9 - £14
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
£9 - £14
1st Class
£23 - £35
Train from Darlington to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£4 - £7
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
£4 - £7
1st Class
£16 - £23
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Glasgow Central to Carlisle
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£35 - £140
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£35 - £50
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£100 - £140
Train from Haymarket to Carlisle
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£35 - £130
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£35 - £50
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£95 - £130
Train from Warrington Bank Quay to Carlisle
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£40 - £160
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£40 - £60
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£110 - £160
Train from London Euston to Carlisle
Ave. Duration
3h 16m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£110 - £380
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£110 - £150
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£290 - £380
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Glasgow Central to Carlisle
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£30 - £45
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
£13 - £20
Off-Peak Day Single
£22 - £35
Anytime Day Single
£30 - £45
Train from Haymarket to Carlisle
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£30 - £45
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
£13 - £19
Off-Peak Day Single
£22 - £35
Anytime Day Single
£30 - £45
Train from Manchester Airport to Carlisle
Ave. Duration
2h 3m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£40 - £60
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
£17 - £24
Off-Peak Day Single
£27 - £40
Anytime Day Single
£40 - £60
Train from Darlington to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£11 - £16
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
£6 - £10
Off-Peak Day Single
£11 - £16
Anytime Day Single
£11 - £16
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Glasgow Central to Carlisle
Ave. Duration
2h 22m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
£21 - £65
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£21 - £35
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£50 - £65
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Darlington to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£26 - £40
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
£18 - £28
Anytime Single
£26 - £40
Off-Peak Single
£15 - £23
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 36m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£20 - £45
Website
NS
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
£20 - £26
1st Class
£30 - £45
Train from Schiphol Airport to Den Haag Centraal
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
£7 - £16
Website
NS
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
£7 - £10
1st Class
£12 - £16
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 13m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£90 - £300
Website
Eurostar
Business Premier
£260 - £300
Standard
£90 - £110
Standard Premier
£130 - £170
Caledonian Sleeper
Website
sleeper.scot
Night train from London Euston to Carlisle
Ave. Duration
5h 21m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£43 - £47
Website
sleeper.scot
Sleeper Seat
£43 - £47
Sleeper Berth Club Solo
£200 - £230
Sleeper Berth Classic
£120 - £160
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Calais-Fréthun to Folkestone
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£131
Website
Eurotunnel
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
£15 - £20
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).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk to London
Ave. Duration
10h 49m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
£24 - £30
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Night bus from The Hague to London
Ave. Duration
10h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£24 - £30
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 Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to Carlisle
Ave. Duration
6h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£11 - £15
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 Gretna Green train services, operated by Virgin West Coast Trains, arrive at Carlisle station.

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KLM offers flights from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Newcastle Airport.

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There are 266+ hotels available in Gretna Green. Prices start at £45 per night.

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