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There are 8 ways to get from Amsterdam to Aberdeen by plane, train, car ferry, car, bus, night 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.

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Fly to Aberdeen  •  4 h 30 min

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

$87 - $237

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Bus  •  23 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk to London Ouibus
  2. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Aberdeen, Scotland National Express

$67 - $92

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Fly to Edinburgh, train  •  7 h 4 min

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

$79 - $289

Train  •  13 h 1 min

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Brussel-Zuid/Midi
  2. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to London St. Pancras International
  3. Take the train from London Kings Cross to Edinburgh
  4. Take the train from Edinburgh to Aberdeen

$211 - $468

Car ferry, drive  •  21 h 21 min

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

$80 - $271

Car ferry, train  •  25 h 8 min

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

$98 - $394

Train, night bus, bus  •  25 h 23 min

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Den Haag Centraal
  2. Take the night bus from The Hague to London
  3. Take the bus from Victoria, Green Line Coach Station to Luton Station Interchange 757
  4. Take the train from Luton to Wakefield Westgate
  5. Take the train from Wakefield Westgate to Aberdeen

$284 - $431

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  13 h 54 min

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

$347 - $442

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Amsterdam to Aberdeen is to bus which costs 55€ - 80€ and takes 23 h 55 min.

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The quickest way to get from Amsterdam to Aberdeen is to fly which costs 75€ - 210€ and takes 4 h 30 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Amsterdam to Aberdeen. However, there are services departing from Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk and arriving at Aberdeen, Scotland via London Victoria Coach Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 23 h 55 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Amsterdam to Aberdeen. However, there are services departing from Amsterdam Centraal and arriving at Aberdeen via Brussel-Zuid/Midi, London Kings Cross and Edinburgh. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13 h 1 min.

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The distance between Amsterdam and Aberdeen is 694 km.

The best way to get from Amsterdam to Aberdeen without a car is to train which takes 13 h 1 min and costs 180€ - 410€.

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It takes approximately 4 h 30 min to get from Amsterdam to Aberdeen, including transfers.

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Amsterdam to Aberdeen bus services, operated by Ouibus, depart from Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk station.

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Amsterdam to Aberdeen train services, operated by Thalys, depart from Amsterdam Centraal station.

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The best way to get from Amsterdam to Aberdeen is to fly which takes 4 h 30 min and costs 75€ - 210€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 180€ - 410€ and takes 13 h 1 min, you could also bus, which costs 55€ - 80€ and takes 23 h 55 min.

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Map of how to get from Amsterdam to Aberdeen.
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  • Distance: 433.6 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 30 min

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

KLM and Flybe fly from Amsterdam to Aberdeen 5 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a train from Amsterdam to Aberdeen via Brussel-Zuid/Midi, London St. Pancras International, London Kings Cross, and Edinburgh in around 13 h 1 min.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Aberdeen
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $400
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $270
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Edinburgh via London Luton
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $270
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Edinburgh via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $270
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Edinburgh via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $270
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Edinburgh via London City
Ave. Duration
3 h 23 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$90 - $370
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Edinburgh via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $370
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Aberdeen via Birmingham
Ave. Duration
3 h 57 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $480
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Edinburgh via Birmingham
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $340
Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Haymarket to Aberdeen
Ave. Duration
2 h 14 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$21 - $30
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $45
Train from Edinburgh to Aberdeen
Ave. Duration
2 h 19 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$21 - $30
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $50
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from Haymarket to Aberdeen
Ave. Duration
2 h 31 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$25 - $40
1st Class
$45 - $70
Train from London Kings Cross to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
4 h 14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$60 - $90
1st Class
$110 - $170
Train from Edinburgh to Aberdeen
Ave. Duration
2 h 36 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$25 - $40
1st Class
$45 - $70
Train from Newcastle to Aberdeen
Ave. Duration
4 h 9 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$40 - $65
1st Class
$75 - $120
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Haymarket to Aberdeen
Ave. Duration
2 h 27 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $95
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $60
Anytime Single
$60 - $95
Off-Peak Single
$55 - $85
Train from Edinburgh to Aberdeen
Ave. Duration
2 h 31 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $95
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $60
Anytime Single
$60 - $95
Off-Peak Single
$55 - $85
Train from Newcastle to Aberdeen
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$100 - $160
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$60 - $95
Anytime Single
$100 - $160
Off-Peak Single
$100 - $160
Train from Wakefield Westgate to Aberdeen
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$140 - $210
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$80 - $130
Anytime Single
$140 - $210
Off-Peak Single
$150 - $230
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Brussel-Zuid/Midi
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$60 - $85
1st Class
$85 - $120
Eurostar
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Contact Details
Website
eurostar.com
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Brussel-Zuid/Midi
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $110
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$45 - $110
Premier
$100 - $130
Train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to London St. Pancras International
Ave. Duration
2 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $200
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$65 - $200
Premier
$150 - $230
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 Amsterdam Centraal to Den Haag Centraal
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $18
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Luton to Wakefield Westgate
Ave. Duration
3 h 4 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$35 - $55
Off-Peak Single
$75 - $120
Anytime Day Single
$75 - $110
Anytime Single
$100 - $160
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Calais to Folkestone
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$171
Website
eurotunnel.com
Bus operators
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 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
Ave. Duration
10 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
Ouibus
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 Aberdeen, Scotland
Ave. Duration
12 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Website
nationalexpress.com
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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
10 h 30 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$45 - $80
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Green Line
Phone
0344 801 7261
Website
greenline.co.uk
Bus from Victoria, Green Line Coach Station to Luton Station Interchange
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$14
Schedules at
greenline.co.uk
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
16 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$26 - $190
Book at
dfds.co.uk
Reclining seat
$26 - $35
Reclining Seat
$40
Bed in a 4 berth inside shared cabin
$61
2-bed inside cabin
$110 - $160

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The quickest flight from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Aberdeen Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 30 min.

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Amsterdam to Aberdeen bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Aberdeen, Scotland station.

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Aberdeen is 1 h behind Amsterdam. It is currently 10:47 PM in Amsterdam and 9:47 PM in Aberdeen.

Amsterdam to Aberdeen train services, operated by ScotRail, arrive at Aberdeen station.

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KLM and Flybe offer flights from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Aberdeen Airport.

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There are 346+ hotels available in Aberdeen. Prices start at $54 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Amsterdam to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport is to train which takes 16 min and costs 5€ - 11€.

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