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

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Fly  •  4 h 27 min

  1. Fly from Amsterdam (AMS) to Inverness (INV) AMS - INV

$82 - $307

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Bus  •  24 h 20 min

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

$68 - $128

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Train  •  15 h 23 min

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Paris-Nord
  2. Take the train from Paris Nord Eurostar to London St. Pancras International Est
  3. Take the train from London Kings Cross to Inverness

$304 - $550

Car ferry, drive  •  21 h 59 min

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

$85 - $281

Car ferry, train  •  25 h 13 min

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

$103 - $311

Train, bus, night train  •  24 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Den Haag Centraal
  2. Take the bus from The Hague to London
  3. Take the night train from London Euston to Inverness

$113 - $168

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  14 h 25 min

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

$359 - $454

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The cheapest way to get from Amsterdam to Inverness is to bus which costs 55€ - 110€ and takes 24 h 20 min.

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The quickest way to get from Amsterdam to Inverness is to fly which costs 65€ - 270€ and takes 4 h 27 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Amsterdam to Inverness. However, there are services departing from Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk and arriving at Inverness, Scotland via London Victoria Coach Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 24 h 20 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Amsterdam to Inverness. However, there are services departing from Amsterdam Centraal and arriving at Inverness via Paris Nord Eurostar and London Kings Cross. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15 h 23 min.

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The distance between Amsterdam and Inverness is 812 km.

The best way to get from Amsterdam to Inverness without a car is to train which takes 15 h 23 min and costs 250€ - 470€.

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It takes approximately 4 h 27 min to get from Amsterdam to Inverness, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Amsterdam to Inverness is to fly which takes 4 h 27 min and costs 65€ - 270€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 250€ - 470€ and takes 15 h 23 min, you could also bus, which costs 55€ - 110€ and takes 24 h 20 min.

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Map of how to get from Amsterdam to Inverness.
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  • Distance: 507.5 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 27 min

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

KLM, British Airways and easyJet fly from Amsterdam to Inverness 4 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a train from Amsterdam to Inverness via Paris-Nord, Paris Nord Eurostar, London St. Pancras International, and London Kings Cross in around 15 h 23 min.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Inverness
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Inverness via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $600
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Inverness via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $750
Train operators
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Paris-Nord
Ave. Duration
3 h 18 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$140 - $180
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$140 - $180
1st Class
$190 - $260
Eurostar
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from London Kings Cross to Inverness
Ave. Duration
8 h 3 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$85 - $130
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$85 - $130
1st Class
$160 - $240
Train from Newcastle to Inverness
Ave. Duration
5 h 7 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $75
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$45 - $75
1st Class
$90 - $140
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
52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $19
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Caledonian Sleeper
Website
sleeper.scot
Night train from London Euston to Inverness
Ave. Duration
11 h 23 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$70 - $100
Website
sleeper.scot
Sleeper Berth Twin
$110 - $160
Sleeper Berth Solo
$205
Sleeper Seat
$70 - $100
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
$173
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
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
Ouibus
Bus from The Hague to London
Ave. Duration
10 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
Ouibus
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.

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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
11 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $75
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 Inverness, Scotland
Ave. Duration
13 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Website
nationalexpress.com
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
$41
Bed in a 4 berth inside shared cabin
$62
2-bed inside cabin
$110 - $170

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The quickest flight from Amsterdam Airport to Inverness Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 40 min.

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

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Inverness is 1 h behind Amsterdam. It is currently 5:31 AM in Amsterdam and 4:31 AM in Inverness.

Amsterdam to Inverness train services, operated by LNER, arrive at Inverness station.

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

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There are 697+ hotels available in Inverness. Prices start at $92 USD per night.

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

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