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There are 8 ways to get from Amsterdam to Glasgow by plane, bus, train, car ferry, car 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 Amsterdam Schiphol to Glasgow

  1. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Glasgow (GLA)

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Amsterdam Sloterdijk to London Victoria Coach Station
  2. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Glasgow Buchanan Bus Station

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Fly Amsterdam Schiphol to Edinburgh, bus

  1. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Edinburgh (EDI)
  2. Take the bus from Edinburgh Airport, Airport to Buchanan Bus Station

Train to Rotterdam, fly to Edinburgh, bus

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Rotterdam Centraal
  2. Fly from Rotterdam (RTM) to Edinburgh (EDI)
  3. Take the bus from Edinburgh Airport, Airport to Buchanan Bus Station

Train

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Rotterdam Centraal
  2. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to London St Pancras Intl
  3. Take the train from London Euston to Glasgow Central

Car ferry, drive

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

Car ferry, train

  1. Take the car ferry from Amsterdam IJmuiden to Newcastle upon Tyne
  2. Take the train from Newcastle to Edinburgh
  3. Take the train from Edinburgh to Glasgow Queen Street

Drive, Eurotunnel

  1. Drive from Amsterdam to Calais-Fréthun
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Calais-Fréthun to Folkestone
  3. Drive from Folkestone to Glasgow

Amsterdam to Glasgow by train and subway

10 Weekly Services
10h 30m Average Duration
£272 Cheapest Price
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Amsterdam to Glasgow is to bus which costs €30 - €80 and takes 20h 25m.

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The quickest way to get from Amsterdam to Glasgow is to fly which costs €50 - €300 and takes 4h 12m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Amsterdam to Glasgow station. However, there are services departing from Amsterdam Sloterdijk and arriving at Glasgow Buchanan Bus Station via London Victoria Coach Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 20h 25m.

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No, there is no direct train from Amsterdam to Glasgow. However, there are services departing from Amsterdam Centraal and arriving at Glasgow Central via Rotterdam Centraal, King's Cross St. Pancras station and London Euston. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10h 30m.

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It is approximately 444 miles to get from Amsterdam to Glasgow.

The best way to get from Amsterdam to Glasgow without a car is to train which takes 10h 30m and costs €310 - €1100.

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It takes approximately 4h 12m to get from Amsterdam to Glasgow, including transfers.

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Amsterdam to Glasgow bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Amsterdam Sloterdijk station.

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Amsterdam to Glasgow train services, operated by Dutch Railways (NS), depart from Amsterdam Centraal station.

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The best way to get from Amsterdam to Glasgow is to fly which takes 4h 12m and costs €50 - €300. Alternatively, you can train, which costs €310 - €1100 and takes 10h 30m, you could also bus, which costs €30 - €80 and takes 20h 25m.

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Map of how to get from Amsterdam to Glasgow.
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  • Distance: 444.1 miles
  • Duration: 4h 12m

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

KLM, easyJet and British Airways fly from Amsterdam to Glasgow every 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Amsterdam to Glasgow via Rotterdam Centraal, London St Pancras Intl, King's Cross St. Pancras station, Euston station, and London Euston in around 10h 30m.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£50 - £430
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Glasgow via Bristol
Ave. Duration
3h 32m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
£50 - £430
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Glasgow via London Luton
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
£50 - £430
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Glasgow via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
3h 47m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
£50 - £430
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Glasgow via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
£50 - £430
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£45 - £320
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Edinburgh via London Luton
Ave. Duration
3h 33m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
£45 - £320
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Edinburgh via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Monday
Estimated price
£45 - £320
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Edinburgh via Bristol
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
£45 - £320
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Glasgow via London City
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£120 - £650
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Glasgow via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
3h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£120 - £650
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Edinburgh via London City
Ave. Duration
3h 27m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£120 - £600
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Edinburgh via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Friday
Estimated price
£120 - £600
Flights from Rotterdam to Edinburgh via London City
Ave. Duration
3h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£160 - £1,000
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£90 - £800
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£85 - £650
Transavia Holland
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Rotterdam to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£55 - £280
Train operators
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 Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
£10 - £23
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
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Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
£10 - £14
1st Class
£16 - £23
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from Newcastle to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£16 - £150
Website
lner.co.uk
Advance Single
£16 - £23
Anytime Day Single
£65 - £95
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£100 - £150
TransPennine Express Service
First ScotRail Service
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Glasgow Queen Street
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
£10 - £30
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£10 - £15
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£23 - £30
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Calais-Fréthun to Folkestone
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Eurotunnel
Bus operators
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Edinburgh Airport, Airport to Buchanan Bus Station
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£9 - £13
Website
Scottish Citylink
Megabus UK
Phone
0871 266 3333
Email
enquiries@megabus.com
Website
uk.megabus.com
Bus from Edinburgh Airport Arrivals Terminal to Glasgow Buchanan Bus Station
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£7 - £13
Website
Megabus UK
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Glasgow Buchanan Bus Station
Ave. Duration
8h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£16 - £40
Website
Megabus UK
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 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Amsterdam Sloterdijk to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
11h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£23 - £29
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Belgravia, Victoria Coach Station to Buchanan Bus Station
Ave. Duration
10h 30m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
£27 - £35
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
For more information, please visit this page
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
+33 1 71 53 01 80
Website
blablacar.fr
Bus from Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk to London - Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
10h 35m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
£15 - £19
Website
Blablabus
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 Glasgow
Ave. Duration
11h 40m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
£14 - £18
Website
National Express
Ferry operators
DFDS Seaways
Phone
+45 33 42 30 10
Email
incoming@dfdsseaways.dk​​
Website
dfds.com
Car ferry from Amsterdam IJmuiden to Newcastle upon Tyne
Ave. Duration
16h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£70 - £330
Website
dfds.co.uk
4-bed inside cabin
£70 - £200
2-bed sea view cabin
£85 - £210
3-bed Commodore De Luxe double bed
£190 - £330
Standard Car (extra fee)
£112

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

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Amsterdam to Glasgow bus services, operated by Megabus UK, arrive at Glasgow Buchanan Bus Station.

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Glasgow is 1h behind Amsterdam. It is currently 2:41 PM in Amsterdam and 1:41 PM in Glasgow.

Amsterdam to Glasgow train services, operated by Avanti West Coast, arrive at Glasgow Central station.

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

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Book your Amsterdam to Glasgow bus tickets online with FlixBus.

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There are 223+ hotels available in Glasgow. Prices start at £87 per night.

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The best way to get from Amsterdam to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport is to train which takes 17 min and costs €6 - €13.

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