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There are 10 ways to get from Amsterdam to St Andrews by plane, train, bus, car ferry, car, 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.

Recommended option

Fly to Edinburgh, train, bus  •  6h 21m

  1. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Edinburgh (EDI) AMS - EDI
  2. Take the train from Edinburgh Gateway to Ladybank
  3. Take the bus from Ladybank, Railway Station to St Andrews, Bus Station

£55 - £172

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Car ferry, drive  •  20h 10m

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

£50 - £195

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Fly to Glasgow, train  •  6h 50m

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

£68 - £206

Fly to Aberdeen, train  •  6h 54m

  1. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Aberdeen (ABZ) AMS - ABZ
  2. Take the train from Aberdeen to Dundee

£77 - £245

Fly to Newcastle, train  •  8h 16m

  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 Ladybank

£72 - £317

Train  •  12h 7m

  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 Dundee

£108 - £314

Bus  •  23h 33m

  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 Dundee, Scotland National Express

£69 - £102

Car ferry, train, bus  •  24h 2m

  1. Take the car ferry from IJmuiden to Newcastle upon Tyne
  2. Take the train from Newcastle to Edinburgh
  3. Take the bus from Edinburgh, Bus Station to St Andrews, Bus Station X59 / ...

£71 - £285

Train, night bus, bus  •  24h 39m

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Den Haag Centraal
  2. Take the night bus from The Hague to London
  3. Take the night bus from Belgravia, Victoria Coach Station to Edinburgh, Bus Station M20
  4. Take the bus from Edinburgh, Bus Station to St Andrews, Bus Station X59 / ...

£73 - £145

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  12h 46m

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

£254 - £324

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Amsterdam to St Andrews is to fly and train and bus which costs 60€ - 200€ and takes 6h 21m.

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The quickest way to get from Amsterdam to St Andrews is to fly and train and bus which costs 60€ - 200€ and takes 6h 21m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Amsterdam to St Andrews station. However, there are services departing from Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk and arriving at St Andrews, Bus Station via London Victoria Coach Station and Seagate Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 23h 33m.

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The distance between Amsterdam and St Andrews is 665 km.

The best way to get from Amsterdam to St Andrews without a car is to train which takes 12h 7m and costs 120€ - 360€.

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It takes approximately 6h 21m to get from Amsterdam to St Andrews, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Amsterdam to St Andrews is to train which takes 12h 7m and costs 120€ - 360€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 75€ - 120€ and takes 23h 33m.

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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 St Andrews bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Dundee, Scotland station.

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Map of how to get from Amsterdam to St Andrews.
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  • Distance: 415.4 miles
  • Duration: 6h 21m

What companies run services between Amsterdam, Netherlands and St Andrews, Fife, Scotland?

You can take a train from Amsterdam to St Andrews via Brussel-Zuid/Midi, London St. Pancras International, London Kings Cross, Edinburgh, Dundee, and Dundee City Centre, station in around 12h 7m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Amsterdam to St Andrews via London, London Victoria Coach Station, and Seagate Bus Station in around 23h 33m.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£85 - £310
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£90 - £370
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Aberdeen
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£140 - £550
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 Edinburgh via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
£45 - £210
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Edinburgh via Bristol
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, 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 Stansted
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday
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 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£65 - £280
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Edinburgh via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£65 - £280
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Glasgow via London City
Ave. Duration
3h 43m
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 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
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Newcastle via London City
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
£70 - £380
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 Ladybank
Ave. Duration
42m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£8 - £11
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
£6 - £9
Anytime Day Single
£8 - £11
Train from Glasgow Queen Street to Dundee
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£18 - £23
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
£11 - £16
Anytime Day Single
£18 - £23
Train from Aberdeen to Dundee
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£16 - £20
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
£10 - £14
Anytime Day Single
£16 - £20
Train from Edinburgh to Ladybank
Ave. Duration
52m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£9 - £12
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
£6 - £9
Anytime Day Single
£9 - £12
Train from Edinburgh to Dundee
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£13 - £17
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
£8 - £12
Anytime Day Single
£13 - £17
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from Aberdeen to Dundee
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
£7 - £11
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
£7 - £11
1st Class
£20 - £29
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 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
Train from Edinburgh to Dundee
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
£6 - £10
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
£6 - £10
1st Class
£18 - £27
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Aberdeen to Dundee
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£35 - £55
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
£23 - £35
Anytime Single
£35 - £55
Off-Peak Single
£26 - £40
Train from Newcastle to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
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 Ladybank
Ave. Duration
48m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£27 - £40
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
£19 - £28
Anytime Single
£27 - £40
Off-Peak Single
£16 - £24
Train from Edinburgh to Dundee
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£30 - £50
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
£21 - £35
Anytime Single
£30 - £50
Off-Peak Single
£22 - £35
Caledonian Sleeper
Website
sleeper.scot
Train from Aberdeen to Dundee
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
£38 - £43
Website
sleeper.scot
Sleeper Seat
£38 - £43
Sleeper Berth Club Solo
£170 - £200
Sleeper Berth Classic
£60 - £85
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Newcastle to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 37m
Frequency
Twice a week
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 51m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
£18 - £45
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
£18 - £26
1st Class
£30 - £45
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Den Haag Centraal
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£9 - £22
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
£9 - £13
1st Class
£15 - £22
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
2h 52m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
£35 - £85
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
£35 - £85
Premier
£75 - £100
Train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to London St. Pancras International
Ave. Duration
2h 1m
Frequency
Every 3 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
Stagecoach East Scotland
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Ladybank, Railway Station to St Andrews, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
52m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£5 - £7
Website
Stagecoach East Scotland
Bus from Edinburgh, Bus Station to St Andrews, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2h 3m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£9 - £14
Website
Stagecoach East Scotland
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
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 Dundee, Scotland
Ave. Duration
11h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£50 - £75
Book at
National Express
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
Night bus from The Hague to London
Ave. Duration
10h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£25 - £45
Website
flixbus.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
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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St Andrews is 1h behind Amsterdam. It is currently 12:24 PM in Amsterdam and 11:24 AM in St Andrews.

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

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There are 455+ hotels available in St Andrews. Prices start at £64 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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