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There are 9 ways to get from Amsterdam to Kirkcaldy by plane, train, car ferry, car, 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 Edinburgh, train  •  4h 34m

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

£46 - £164

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Car ferry, drive  •  19h 42m

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

£46 - £190

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Fly to Glasgow, train  •  5h 50m

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

£60 - £202

Fly to Newcastle, train  •  6h 31m

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

£62 - £305

Train  •  10h 32m

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Brussel-Zuid/Midi
  2. Take the train from Bruxelles-Midi to London St Pancras Eurostar Eil
  3. Take the train from London Kings Cross to Edinburgh
  4. Take the train from Edinburgh to Kirkcaldy

£103 - £294

Car ferry, train  •  21h 51m

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

£67 - £311

Bus  •  22h 50m

  1. Take the bus from Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk to London Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk > The Hague > Rotterdam > Brussels City Center - Midi Train station > London / ...
  2. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Edinburgh National Express / ...

£52 - £101

Bus, train  •  23h 47m

  1. Take the bus from Amsterdam, Duivendrecht to London 140
  2. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Sheffield Coach Station, Pond Street
  3. Take the train from Sheffield to Edinburgh
  4. Take the bus from Edinburgh, Bus Station to Kirkcaldy, Rosebery Terrace X58

£170 - £260

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  12h 18m

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

£254 - £314

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The cheapest way to get from Amsterdam to Kirkcaldy is to fly and train which costs 50€ - 190€ and takes 4h 34m.

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The quickest way to get from Amsterdam to Kirkcaldy is to fly and train which costs 50€ - 190€ and takes 4h 34m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Amsterdam to Kirkcaldy station. However, there are services departing from Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk and arriving at Kirkcaldy, Railway Station Stance D via London Victoria Coach Station and Edinburgh, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 22h 50m.

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No, there is no direct train from Amsterdam to Kirkcaldy. However, there are services departing from Amsterdam Centraal and arriving at Kirkcaldy via Bruxelles-Midi, London Kings Cross and Edinburgh. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10h 32m.

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The distance between Amsterdam and Kirkcaldy is 668 km.

The best way to get from Amsterdam to Kirkcaldy without a car is to train which takes 10h 32m and costs 110€ - 340€.

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It takes approximately 4h 34m to get from Amsterdam to Kirkcaldy, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Amsterdam to Kirkcaldy is to train which takes 10h 32m and costs 110€ - 340€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 55€ - 120€ and takes 22h 50m.

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Map of how to get from Amsterdam to Kirkcaldy.
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  • Distance: 417.3 miles
  • Duration: 4h 34m

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

You can take a train from Amsterdam to Kirkcaldy via Brussel-Zuid/Midi, Bruxelles-Midi, London St Pancras Eurostar, London Kings Cross, and Edinburgh in around 10h 32m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Amsterdam to Kirkcaldy via London, London Victoria Coach Station, and Edinburgh, Bus Station in around 22h 50m.

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
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£85 - £380
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 22m
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
£65 - £280
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Edinburgh via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Every day
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 Edinburgh Gateway to Kirkcaldy
Ave. Duration
26m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£5 - £7
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
£4 - £7
Anytime Day Single
£5 - £7
Train from Glasgow Queen Street to Haymarket
Ave. Duration
40m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
£11 - £14
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
£7 - £11
Anytime Day Single
£11 - £14
Train from Haymarket to Kirkcaldy
Ave. Duration
40m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£5 - £7
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
£2 - £4
Anytime Day Single
£5 - £7
Train from Edinburgh to Kirkcaldy
Ave. Duration
45m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£6 - £9
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
£5 - £7
Anytime Day Single
£6 - £9
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from Haymarket to Kirkcaldy
Ave. Duration
32m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
£1 - £3
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
£1 - £3
1st Class
£2 - £4
Train from Newcastle to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£11 - £16
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
£11 - £16
1st Class
£26 - £40
Train from Edinburgh to Kirkcaldy
Ave. Duration
37m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
£4 - £6
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
£4 - £6
1st Class
£14 - £21
Train from London Kings Cross to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
4h 14m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£30 - £45
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
£30 - £45
1st Class
£55 - £85
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Haymarket to Kirkcaldy
Ave. Duration
33m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
£5 - £9
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
£3 - £5
Anytime Single
£5 - £9
Off-Peak Single
£7 - £11
Train from Newcastle to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
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 Edinburgh to Kirkcaldy
Ave. Duration
38m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
£23 - £35
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
£17 - £26
Anytime Single
£23 - £35
Off-Peak Single
£12 - £18
Train from Sheffield to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
3h 41m
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 25m
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
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Brussel-Zuid/Midi
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£45 - £65
Website
Thalys
2nd Class
£45 - £65
1st Class
£65 - £90
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 Brussel-Zuid/Midi
Ave. Duration
2h 52m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
£18 - £45
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
£18 - £26
1st Class
£30 - £45
Eurostar
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Contact Details
Phone
+44 343 218 6186
Website
eurostar.com
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Brussel-Zuid/Midi
Ave. Duration
1h 49m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
£35 - £85
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
£35 - £85
Premier
£75 - £100
Train from Bruxelles-Midi to London St Pancras Eurostar
Ave. Duration
2h 1m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£50 - £150
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
£50 - £150
Premier
£120 - £180
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
Ouibus

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
Ave. Duration
11h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
£16 - £22
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 Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
9h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£45 - £65
Book at
National Express
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
Stagecoach East Scotland
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Edinburgh, Bus Station to Kirkcaldy, Rosebery Terrace
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£5 - £8
Website
Stagecoach East Scotland
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
£85 - £130

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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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Amsterdam to Kirkcaldy bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Edinburgh station.

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Kirkcaldy is 1h behind Amsterdam. It is currently 3:39 PM in Amsterdam and 2:39 PM in Kirkcaldy.

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

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

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There are 1363+ hotels available in Kirkcaldy. Prices start at £75 per night.

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

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