There are 4 ways to get from Amsterdam to Shetland Islands by plane, ferry, bus or train

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly to Lerwick  •  9 h 5 min

  1. Fly from Amsterdam (AMS) to Lerwick (LSI) AMS - LSI

$145 - $642

Cheapest option

Bus, ferry  •  37 h 52 min

  1. Take the bus from Utrecht to London
  2. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Aberdeen, Scotland
  3. Take the ferry from Aberdeen Ferry Terminal to Lerwick Shetland Holmsgarth Ferry Terminal Nl2

$110 - $171

2 alternative options

Fly to Aberdeen, ferry  •  19 h 46 min

  1. Fly from Amsterdam (AMS) to Aberdeen (ABZ) AMS - ABZ
  2. Take the ferry from Aberdeen Ferry Terminal to Lerwick Shetland Holmsgarth Ferry Terminal

$121 - $315

Train, bus, ferry  •  38 h 20 min

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Antwerpen Centraal Tha
  2. Take the train from Antwerpen Centraal to Bruxelles-Nord
  3. Take the bus from Brussels, Brussels-North station to London 815 / ...
  4. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Aberdeen, Scotland
  5. Take the ferry from Aberdeen Ferry Terminal to Lerwick Shetland Holmsgarth Ferry Terminal Nl2

$125 - $256

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Amsterdam to Shetland Islands is to bus and ferry which costs 95€ - 150€ and takes 37 h 52 min.

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The quickest way to get from Amsterdam to Shetland Islands is to fly which takes 9 h 5 min and costs 120€ - 600€.

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The distance between Amsterdam and Shetland Islands is 964 km.

It takes approximately 9 h 5 min to get from Amsterdam to Shetland Islands, including transfers.

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What companies run services between Amsterdam, Netherlands and Shetland Islands, Scotland?

British Airways, Loganair and five other airlines fly from Amsterdam to Shetland Islands hourly.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Lerwick via London Heathrow, Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $900
Flights from Amsterdam to Lerwick via Aberdeen
Ave. Duration
4 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,100
Flights from Amsterdam to Lerwick via London Heathrow, Glasgow
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $900
Flights from Amsterdam to Lerwick via London Gatwick, Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
7 h 12 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $900
Flights from Amsterdam to Lerwick via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
4 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,000
Flights from Amsterdam to Lerwick via London Heathrow, Aberdeen
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $900
Flights from Amsterdam to Lerwick via Glasgow
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from Amsterdam to Lerwick via London Stansted, Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Loganair
Website
loganair.co.uk
Flights from Amsterdam to Lerwick via Aberdeen
Ave. Duration
4 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,100
Flights from Amsterdam to Lerwick via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
4 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,000
Flights from Amsterdam to Lerwick via Glasgow
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from Amsterdam to Lerwick via Manchester
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $850
Flights from Amsterdam to Lerwick via Bergen
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,200
Flights from Amsterdam to Lerwick via London Stansted, Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $650
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Aberdeen
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Train operators
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Antwerpen Centraal
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$45 - $70
1st Class
$70 - $95
Dutch Railways (NS)
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Antwerpen-Centraal
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $40
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
b-rail.be
Train from Antwerpen Centraal to Bruxelles-Nord
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$7 - $10
1st Class
$10 - $16
Bus operators
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Brussels, Brussels-North station to London
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
flixbus.co.uk
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.sk
Bus from Brusel, CCN, gare du Nord to Londýn, Victoria Green Line Station
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$19 - $25
Schedules at
regiojet.sk
Ferry operators
NorthLink Ferries
Phone
+44 845 600 0449
Email
info@northlinkferries.co.uk
Website
northlinkferries.co.uk
Ferry from Aberdeen Ferry Terminal to Lerwick Shetland Holmsgarth Ferry Terminal
Ave. Duration
13 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Schedules at
northlinkferries.co.uk
Low
$30 - $40
Peak
$50 - $60

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